Faculty of Economics

November 5, 2020 – November 6, 2020

The 14th International Conference INPROFORUM 2020

Business Cycles – more than Economic Phenomena

The International Scientific Conference INPROFORUM is a traditional event held by the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (USB). It is focused on the research achievements in the fields of Innovations, Enterprises, Regions and Organizations.

International Conference offers the opportunity to discuss relevant topics among Academic and practising Economists. The Conference is organized under the auspices of doc. Dr. Ing. Dagmar Škodová Parmová, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.

Aim of the Conference is to respond to the symptoms in current phase of business cycle not only economy. Discussion can be led about possible causes and impacts of fluctuations in all fields, for example economic, business, social, legal, spatial, institutional, environmental etc.

Conference Topics:

  • Circular Economy – the Chance Not Only for Region
  • Economics of Agriculture
  • Economic Impacts of Changes and Policies in the Fields of Finance, Accounting, and Taxation
  • Management of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Times of Turbulent Changes
  • Market Research and Sustainable Marketing in Trade and Tourism
  • Mathematical-Statistical Modelling and Optimization in Practice
  • The Updated View of Business Cycles Causes and Impacts

Preliminary Programme:

  • November 5, 2020 – Plenary Sessions, Parallel Sessions, Social Programme
  • November 6, 2020 – Roundtable Discussion (academics, experts, companies, students)

Keynote Speakers 2020:

  • Jaroslav Sixta (University of Economics, Prague)
  • Michael Wenz (Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago)

Conference Fee:

  • CZK 3500 / EUR 140 - the standard fee
  • CZK 2000 / EUR 80 - PhD students


Registration Form including abstract submission

Abstract submission and registration deadline: September 1, 2020

Organizing Committee

Jiří Alina (Head of Organizing Committee)

Antonín Šmejkal

Nikola Soukupová

Martina Matějčková


Useful Links:

1st Call for papers

Previous conference (INPROFORUM 2019)


  • (2020-03-01) Webpages go to life.



Indexing in Journals / Databases

After successful review will be selected papers in English language offered to the conference proceedings which will be submitted to Web of Science, Thomson Reuters for evaluation.

Conference Proceedings of volume 2015 is already indexed in Web of Science. Conference Proceedings of volumes 2016,2017, 2018 and 2019 have been sent for evaluation and we are awaiting for results.

The best papers  will be offered an opportunity to be published in the scientific journal for economics and management Acta Universitatis Bohemiae Meridionalis.



Important Dates

➢ Abstract submission and registration deadline: September 1, 2020

➢ Paper submission deadline: September 15, 2020

➢ Payment deadline: September 30, 2020

➢ Conference: November 5 - 6, 2020