APBM 2020 – Global Lockdown: Personality, Society, Business, Economies

APBM 2020 – Applied Psychology and Business Management

We would like to invite you to APBM 2020 – 6th IATELS International Conference which is going to focus on current trends and best practices in Applied Psychology and Business Management. The initiative to hold APBM 2020 Conference is inspired by a current need to unite efforts and expertise of researchers and practitioners from social sciences and business to raise awareness of the current international business needs and to highlight the ways for its boost and success in collaboration between science, technology and business enterprises.

APBM 2020 - Applied Psychology and Business Management

Venue of APBM 2020

APBM 2020 is going to be hosted by Grand Hotel Excelsior in Valletta, Malta.

As the premier destination among 5-star Valletta hotels, the Grand Hotel Excelsior is ideally located on the doorstep of a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Capital City of Valletta, with all its major attractions, culture, art treasures, and historical architectural gems.

This acclaimed Valletta Malta hotel prides itself in providing the discerning traveller with magnificent accommodation, breathtaking views of Marsamxett harbour and Manoel Island, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, and an unforgettable dining experience. Its central position allows for easy travel to all parts of the Maltese islands.

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  • Why to attend APBM 2020?

    This international conference is organised to bring together experts from the fields of psychology and
    business management to discuss new trends in theory and practice. Learning how to apply them to the
    organisational settings will help to boost business productivity and psychological wellbeing in the organisation.

  • Who should attend?

    Psychologists, business managers, project managers, counsellors, researchers, leaders and all those who are
    interested in problems of psychology and business management.

  • What will I gain by attending the conference and its workshops?

    Interpersonal and teamwork skills such as communication and collaboration;
    Individual, group and team problem-solving and decision-making skills;
    Skills to draw up and implement a business plan;
    Practical business management and entrepreneurial experience via case studies discussions and simulations;
    Skills to conceptualise, plan, analyse and interpret research.

  • Where can I apply all this knowledge and skills?

    Establishing and boosting your professional brand;
    Raising your psychological and managerial awareness as of an employee or a business entrepreneur;
    Reinforcing imagination, creativity and resourcefulness in the organisation;
    Enhancing knowledge of technology in psychology and management;
    Implementing recent business trends and innovations in your area of responsibility as a counsellor, employee or as an entrepreneur.
    Implement practical, evidence-based and leading-edge interpersonal skills in a range of environments with diverse individuals, groups, and teams.
    Be confident in having acquired the foundation competencies in business management, and with the necessary work experience, you can develop a career path to senior level management or successful entrepreneurship.

  • How can I attend the conference?

    Anyone who is willing to attend the conference as a speaker, workshop presenter or a conference participant
    should register at this website following the rubrics of the registration form in the section Abstract Submission
    (for the speakers and workshop presenters) and Registration to Participate in the Conference at
    http://apbm.iatels.com/register-to-participate-in-the-conference-and-its-workshops/.

APBM International Academic Team Members

Dr. Javier Zavala-RayasZacatecas Autonomous University, Mexico

Doctor in Psychology at National University Autonomous of Mexico 1998-2002, Teacher-Researcher at Zacatecas Autonomous University since 1996. Dr. Javier teaches courses in Psychology, Program Humanistics and Educative Research. He is a member of National Networks "Violence and Health", "Social Psychology", Editor Member of Mexican Society of Social Psychology Journal and Psicumex Journal, author and coauthor of books and journal articles. He is also a Member of National System of Researchers a distinction on National Council of Science and Technology (Mexico). His research interests include Psychology of Science, Migration, Qualitative Research, Social Psychology.

Dr. Javier Zavala-RayasZacatecas Autonomous University, Mexico

Doctor in Psychology at National University Autonomous of Mexico 1998-2002, Teacher-Researcher at Zacatecas Autonomous University since 1996. Dr. Javier teaches courses in Psychology, Program Humanistics and Educative Research. He is a member of National Networks "Violence and Health", "Social Psychology", Editor Member of Mexican Society of Social Psychology Journal and Psicumex Journal, author and coauthor of books and journal articles. He is also a Member of National System of Researchers a distinction on National Council of Science and Technology (Mexico). His research interests include Psychology of Science, Migration, Qualitative Research, Social Psychology.

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Dr. Ana LandetaMadrid Open University, Spain

Dr. Ana Landeta is the R&D Director at Madrid Open University (UDIMA) since 2011.
As a project manager, she has many years of experience in coordinating and evaluating European projects related to ICT applied to education, Business Management, Digital Transformation and Corporate Social Responsibility.
She also has large experience in the education field as a teacher. She has developed her career as Head of Studies of different Master Degrees in CEF.- Business Schools, and as Coordinator of the Master Degree in Education and New Technologies at UDIMA. Ana is the coordinator of the 'Global e-Learning' book since 2007.

Dr. Ana LandetaMadrid Open University, Spain

Dr. Ana Landeta is the R&D Director at Madrid Open University (UDIMA) since 2011.
As a project manager, she has many years of experience in coordinating and evaluating European projects related to ICT applied to education, Business Management, Digital Transformation and Corporate Social Responsibility.
She also has large experience in the education field as a teacher. She has developed her career as Head of Studies of different Master Degrees in CEF.- Business Schools, and as Coordinator of the Master Degree in Education and New Technologies at UDIMA. Ana is the coordinator of the 'Global e-Learning' book since 2007.

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Dr. Joseph Anthony Narciso Z. TiangcoAssociate Prosessor, Taiwan

Dr. Joseph Anthony Narciso Z. Tiangco is the former Chief of Research and Papers of the Cross-cultural Research and Development Center at Shu-Te University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He used to teach part-time at De La Salle University-Manila. He is involved in different projects and Christian ministry. Dr. Tiangco has written several papers on postmodernism, spirituality, English studies, and project-based learning. Dr. Tiangco is actively involved in giving seminars and training.

Dr. Joseph Anthony Narciso Z. TiangcoAssociate Prosessor, Taiwan

Dr. Joseph Anthony Narciso Z. Tiangco is the former Chief of Research and Papers of the Cross-cultural Research and Development Center at Shu-Te University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. He used to teach part-time at De La Salle University-Manila. He is involved in different projects and Christian ministry. Dr. Tiangco has written several papers on postmodernism, spirituality, English studies, and project-based learning. Dr. Tiangco is actively involved in giving seminars and training.

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Selected papers are going to be considered for publishing peer-reviewed indexed journals

International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

Topics covered include:

* Knowledge production transfer, innovation, technology transfer
* Knowledge/technology transfer processes, strategies, implementation
* Technology transfer, entrepreneurship, national development
* Cost/economics of technology licensing/transfer
* Direct and foreign investment in technology transfer/competition
Intellectual property protection: rights, international transactions, agreements
* Policies for licensing of intellectual property
* International technology transfer, technology acquisitions
* Technology transfer mechanisms/indicators, e-commerce, IT tools
* Defence technology transfer and conversion
* Spin-offs from public technology sources
* Patent licensing, intra-firm licensed technology, knowledge transfer
* Technology transfer in university-industry-government cooperative research
* Technological cooperation patterns: R&D consortia, international strategic alliances
* Commercial applications and associated risks

International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

Topics covered include:

* Knowledge production transfer, innovation, technology transfer
* Knowledge/technology transfer processes, strategies, implementation
* Technology transfer, entrepreneurship, national development
* Cost/economics of technology licensing/transfer
* Direct and foreign investment in technology transfer/competition
Intellectual property protection: rights, international transactions, agreements
* Policies for licensing of intellectual property
* International technology transfer, technology acquisitions
* Technology transfer mechanisms/indicators, e-commerce, IT tools
* Defence technology transfer and conversion
* Spin-offs from public technology sources
* Patent licensing, intra-firm licensed technology, knowledge transfer
* Technology transfer in university-industry-government cooperative research
* Technological cooperation patterns: R&D consortia, international strategic alliances
* Commercial applications and associated risks

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International Journal of Society Systems Science

Topics covered include

* Analytical hierarchy process, data envelopment analysis
* Behavioural science, clinical psychology, ethics
* Benchmarking, organisational informatics
* Business strategy
* Decision support systems, decision theory, computer simulation
* [Urban] development policy/management, economics, geography/society
* Education, healthcare and legal systems
* E-government, politics, public/international affairs, e-society
* Environmental protection, sustainable development
* Expert systems, fuzzy logic, goal programming
* Information sciences/technology, IT and organisations
* Media and communications, knowledge management
* Science, technology and society
* Social informatics, networking, psychology, responsibility
* Sociology, social sciences, social security systems, socio-technical networks

International Journal of Society Systems Science

Topics covered include

* Analytical hierarchy process, data envelopment analysis
* Behavioural science, clinical psychology, ethics
* Benchmarking, organisational informatics
* Business strategy
* Decision support systems, decision theory, computer simulation
* [Urban] development policy/management, economics, geography/society
* Education, healthcare and legal systems
* E-government, politics, public/international affairs, e-society
* Environmental protection, sustainable development
* Expert systems, fuzzy logic, goal programming
* Information sciences/technology, IT and organisations
* Media and communications, knowledge management
* Science, technology and society
* Social informatics, networking, psychology, responsibility
* Sociology, social sciences, social security systems, socio-technical networks

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International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change

Topics Covered

* Anthropology
* Behavioral science
* Complex adaptive system
* Computer Simulation
* Corporate Social Responsibility
* Decision Support Systems
* Decision theory
* Demography
* Disaster management and information systems
* Ecological information systems
* Economics
* Education information systems
* Environmental information systems
* E-society
* Ethics
* Expert Systems
* Fuzzy Logic
* Geography
* Healthcare Information Systems
* Human-centric information systems
* Infrastructure management system
* Knowledge Networks
* Labor management
* Legal information systems
* Natural resource information systems
* Organizational Information Systems
* Policy development and management
* Political Science
* Psychology
* Public-use information systems
* Risk Management
* Social informatics
* Social Networking
* Social Sciences
* Social security information systems
* Sociology
* Socio-technical networks
* Strategic Planning
* Sustainable Development
* Urban development information systems
* Web 2.0

International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change

Topics Covered

* Anthropology
* Behavioral science
* Complex adaptive system
* Computer Simulation
* Corporate Social Responsibility
* Decision Support Systems
* Decision theory
* Demography
* Disaster management and information systems
* Ecological information systems
* Economics
* Education information systems
* Environmental information systems
* E-society
* Ethics
* Expert Systems
* Fuzzy Logic
* Geography
* Healthcare Information Systems
* Human-centric information systems
* Infrastructure management system
* Knowledge Networks
* Labor management
* Legal information systems
* Natural resource information systems
* Organizational Information Systems
* Policy development and management
* Political Science
* Psychology
* Public-use information systems
* Risk Management
* Social informatics
* Social Networking
* Social Sciences
* Social security information systems
* Sociology
* Socio-technical networks
* Strategic Planning
* Sustainable Development
* Urban development information systems
* Web 2.0

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