Global Goals of Education for Peace and Responsible Development 2020 (GEPARD 2020)
International scientific and practical conference
Important Dates
Paper submission
The 1st of November 2020
Notice of paper acceptance
The 15th of November 2020
Last date for fee payment
The 20th of November 2020
The 19th-21th of November 2020
Publication of papers in a journal cited in WoS & Scopus databases:
January - February 2021

Publication in the collection of conference abstracts (available in the RSCI system) is free.
The purpose of the conference
To discuss current problems of sustainable development in the world in the framework of the UN global goals, to bring together the latest scientific achievements, the best domestic and international experience, scientists and specialists from different countries to solve them, which becomes especially relevant in the era of the pandemic.

The peculiarity of the conference is that participants and organizers are particularly focused not only on goal 4 in the field of sustainable development "Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all", but also consider the field of education, training for the economy and science as a cross-cutting area that permeates the issues of all 17 global sustainable development goals.
Conference topics:
Global goals in Economics, management, marketing and logistics
Interaction of public administration, business and society in the modern world
Innovation: development, implementation, assessment of the impact on sustainable development
Training of staff in modern conditions
Risks and responsibility in industry, construction, and services in the context of digitalization
Art and creativity as an impulse to development
New research in the field of natural Sciences to ensure the sustainability of the Human – Nature ecosystem
Conference Chair
Elena V. Lyapuntsova
(Moscow, Russia)
  • Chairman of the Committee on business education and a member of THE OPORA Russia Presidium
  • Member Of the national Council for professional qualifications under the President
  • Member of the Expert Council of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI);Member Of The SKOLKOVO Foundation
  • Member of the expert Council on higher education of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Leading researcher at the HSE
  • Doctor of technical Sciences, Professor, Department of Innovative entrepreneurship, Bauman Moscow state technical University
  • Member of the neural NETWORK Union
  • Chairman of the coordinating Council "The League of University Professors in High Education"
  • Head of the Flagship project TOP 100 leadership projects of the Presidential grants Fund " Golden Names of Higher Education»
  • Member of the Public Council of the presidential Commissioner for children's rights
  • Member of the Dissertation Council of RUDN-MGIMO
  • Honorary worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation
  • Founder and head of the ItSimple research laboratory-information technologies

Scientific Committee
Yulia M. Belozerova
(Moscow, Russia)
  • Ph.D. in Economic Science, Associate Professor, Institute of film and television (GITR)
  • Deputy Chairman of the Interregional public organization "The League of University Professors in High Education", a member of the Expert Council on de-bureaucratization in the sphere of education and science of the Committee on education and science of the State Duma of the Russian Federation
  • Member of the working group for the development of educational standards of higher education of the Ministry of science and education of the Russian Federation
  • Chairman of the expert Council Of the Committee on entrepreneurial education of «OPORA Russia»
Victoria G. Borkovskaya
(Moscow, Russia)
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Associate Professor of the Department Entrepreneurship and logistic at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE)
  • Vice Dean for International Affairs Faculty of Marketing at PRUE
  • Actual Member (Academician) International Academy of Ecology and Life Protection Sciences under UN (IAELPS UN)
  • The winner of the contest "Golden names of High Education» of the Presidential Grants Funds for development of international cooperation in the sphere of higher education
  • Visiting Professor of Kent State University 2017,
  • Visiting Professor and Researcher of Georgetown University 2017-2018
  • Member of the Committee on business education OPORA Russia
  • Member of the coordinating Council for international affairs and youth policy "The League of University Professors in High Education"
  • Member of the working group on the development of professional standards "Professors of higher education and head of the educational organization of higher education". Council for professional qualifications in the field of education of the national Agency for the development of qualifications.
Ilona Drozdova
(Moscow, Russia)
  • Associate Professor of the Department "management of transport business and intelligent systems«
  • Scientific Secretary of the Institute Council, Moscow state University of railway transport
  • Vice Chairman of the project the presidential grant of the Russian Federation "Golden names of Higher School» and the "The League of University Professors in High Education", Russia
David L. Passmore
(USA, State College)
Distinguished Professor of the Institute of Computational Science and Computer Analysis, Pennsylvania State University, the USA
Walter W. Bardenwerper
  • Visiting Professor of Peking University School of Transnational Law, China
  • Georgetown University (Law School), the USA
  • Baltic Federal University Law School
  • Retired General Counsel, Towers Watson & Co
Richard L. Roe
(USA, Washington DC)
  • Professor of Law, Former Director of the Street Law Program, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University, USA
  • Visiting Professor Letterkenny Institute of Technology & Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland
  • Visiting Professor of Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Fulbright Fellow 2020
Dr. Pierre EL HADDAD
(Lebanon, Beirut & France, Lyon)
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  • Professor of Management , Saint Joseph's University, Beirut
  • Consultant/Researcher at Institute of Socio-economics of Enterprises and Organizations, ISEOR, Lyon, France
  • Co-founder and President, SEPT NGO
Elena de la Poza Plaza
  • Phd in Economics. Tenured Associate
  • Professor in the Department of Economics and Social Sciences of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, (UPV) Spain
  • Coordinator of the area of Valuations in the Center of Economic Engineering, UPV
  • Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of the International Conference of Higher Education Advances
  • Principal Investigator of the Projects "Business Models for Climate Change
  • Technologies" and "Advanced Business Models for Climate Change Technologies"
Frank Koe
(USA, Pennsylvania)
Dr. Koe is teaching professor of engineering entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering, Penn State University. Previous positions included associate director at the W.R. Berkley Innovation Labs at the Stern School of Business, New York University; Director of the Executive MBA at New Jersey Institute of Technology; dean of the Baker School of Business and Technology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC and director of the Design Center at Philadelphia University. His current research and writings address intrapreneurship.
Gianluca Colombo
(Switzerland, Lugano)
  • Professor of Management an entrepreneurship, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
  • Former Head of the Department of Management
  • Member of the SMS (Strategic Management Society), the AIMS (Association Internationale de Management Stratégique), the EURAM – European Academy of management), the SDS (System Dynamics Society)
Alberto Celani
(Italy, Milano)
  • PhD in Architecture Built Environment and Construction Engineering
  • Research Fellow at ABC Department (Architecture Built Environment and Construction Engineering) at Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Member of REC Real Estate Center at Politecnico di Milano
  • Shareholder and Partner at BRaVe Management & Technology, University Spin-off at Politecnico di Milano
  • Consultant of strategy and facility management for companies and Foreign Direct Investments attraction for Institutions
Evgeny Stanimirov
  • Doctor of Sciences, Professor in Marketing
  • Head of Marketing Department at University of Economics Varna, Rector of Economics University, Varna, Bulgaria
Reza Barkhi
(USA, Blacksburg)
Professor KPMG, the Chair of Accounting and Information Systems, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, the USA
Heinz Charles Burki
(Switzerland, Lucerne)
President and Chairman of the Board Directors International Management Insitute (IMI) Switzerland
Theodore Benetatos
(Switzerland, Lucerne)
C.E.O & Academic Dean, International Management Insitute (IMI) Switzerland
Adam Ujma
  • Doctor of Engineering, Czestochowa
  • University of Technology, Poland
Borislav Hristov
(Germany, Berlin)
  • Doctor of Engineering, Professor of Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin,
  • HTW-Berlin, Germany
Heiler Roland
(Germany, Berlin)
  • Doctor of Engineering, the Department of Engineering
  • (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft)
Jay Gary Finkelstein
(USA, Washington DC)
  • Lecture in Law, Stanford University, USA
  • Partner at DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Member of the adjunct faculties at Berkeley, Georgetown and American University and has been teaching international business negotiation
  • Guest professor at Addis Ababa University Law School (Ethiopia) and Baltic Federal University (Russia) and has conducted numerous trainings for government lawyers throughout East Africa
  • Co-author (with Prof. Daniel Bradlow) of "Training Law Students to be International Transactional Lawyers – Using an Extended Simulation to Educate Law Students about Business Transactions," Pepperdine Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law
Silvia Ettl-Huber
  • Doctor, Professor, Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Head of Department of Business Studies
  • Program Director Human Ressource
  • Management and CEE-Law Master
  • University of Applied Sciences FH
  • Burgenland, Austria
Alexander Burka
  • Doctor, Professor, Head of international
  • Affairs of Department of Business Studies,
  • University of Applied Sciences FH Burgenland,
  • Austria
Robin Joyce
(UK, London & Russia, Moscow)
  • Visiting Professor at Plekhanov and Financial Universities, Moscow, Russia
  • Following 10 years working in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Moscow on EU Tacis projects for the Ministry of Finance and Bank of Russia (2003-9)
  • he has concentrated on commercial financial training (including ACCA) and graduate and post-graduate lecturing at leading Moscow and regional universities since 2009
  • He has run courses for Bank of Russia, Bank of Mongolia, Bank of Tanzania and Central Bank of Trans-Dnieper, plus IFRS courses for the Association of Russian Banks and ACCA courses in UK, Russia, Kazakstan, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Serbia.
  • A leading expert, writer and experienced practitioner of IFRS, a highly-qualified and experienced management accountant
Guy Eames
(UK, London & Russia, Moscow)
  • Social entrepreneur in the field of sustainable construction
  • Chair of the Russian Green Building Council, 25 years' experience of developing new disruptive service industries (express logistics, telecoms and property)
Natalia Righini
(Switzerland, Lugano – UK, London)
  • MA in Contemporary art в Sotheby's Institute of art, London
  • Leading specialist in auction art business in London and Switzerland. 15 years of experience
  • Specialist in Russian and Contemporary art
  • MA in Contemporary art at Sotheby's Institute of art, London
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