Ferenc Farkas International Scientific Conference


The Department of Leadership and Organizational Sciences at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs, Hungary announces the

4th Ferenc Farkas International Scientific Conference:

„Inspiring Change: Visions for the Future”

Date: 7-8. June 2024 (Friday-Saturday)

Venue: Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Pécs, Hungary

            (Pécs, Rákóczi út 80.)

Language: English and Hungarian

The conference is organized in a hybrid way. Participation is possible in person or virtually (online).


Dr. Ferenc Farkas (1949-2016) was an outstanding professor and researcher on our faculty, whose international research activities, publications, and lectures were connected to several areas of management. Our conference aims to preserve the scientific heritage of Professor Farkas, so in line with his fields of research, papers are expected on the following topics:

Management: general management, business management, HRM, international management, innovation management, CSR, communication management

Management of SMEs: small and medium enterprises, entrepreneurship, family businesses

Theoretical Aspects of Management: theoretical-methodological issues of business and economics

Digital management: artificial intelligence (AI)

Macroeconomics Aspects of Management: labor market, digital society, economic policy

Civil Sector Management: community sector, civil sector, sectoral civilian endeavor

Regional and Tourism Management: tourism management, regional and spatial development, and management

Management and Leadership Education: digital education, future of learning, trends in learning in cultural institutions and organizations

Coaching: theoretical-methodological issues and the practice of coaching

Future directions of Management: directional questions by the field of management for the future generations 

Submitted papers are subject to double-blind peer-review. Reviewed and accepted studies can be published in electronic conference proceedings.

Submitted and accepted abstracts will be published in the electronic abstract book of the conference.


Important deadlines:

Registration with abstract: 28th February 2024

Submitting full papers for the electronic conference proceedings: 20th March 2024

Payment of the registration fee: 10th May 2024


Registration fee:

For presenting participants: 105 Euro / 40 000 HUF

For non-presenting participants: 65 Euro / 25 000 HUF



You can register for the conference through the registration form:

Registration form for presenters 

Registration form for non-presenter participants 


If you have any questions, contact us by e-mail at ffisc [at] ktk.pte.hu