STHESCA 2011 Conference

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate in the International Conference “Science, Technology Higher Education and Society in the Conceptual Age”. This international Conference, under the patronage of the European Parliament and Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. is organized on July 5-7, 2011, by the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, in collaboration with the University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA, and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. The conference is dedicated to Polish Presidency in the European Union which begins in July 2011. It will take place in Krakow, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, the ancient capital of Poland.

The leading specialists in advanced research and higher education policy agreed to contribute to the Conference as keynote speakers. Conference strands will cover three main areas:

Science and Technology:

  • Life Sciences
  • Frontiers in Physics
  • Ubiquitous Chemistry
  • Nanotechnology and New Materials
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Engineering for the 21st Century
  • Energy Issue
  • Environment and Sustainable Development

Managing Complexity:

  • Complex Systems Modeling
  • Managing Complexity in Science and Technology
  • Managing Complexity in Higher Education
  • Complexity in Social Sciences
  • Economy and Management in Conceptual Age

Society and Higher Education:

  • Creativity and Entrepreneurship
  • Citizens and Governance
  • National Policies on Higher Education
  • University Governance and margin-bottom: 0cm; margin-top: 0cm; Finances
  • Intellectual Property
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Triple Helix University-Industry-Government
  • New Visions of Universities in the Globalized World

 We are planning to publish the conference proceedings in thematic volumes. Full details about abstracts for papers, deadlines for submitting papers are available on the conference webpage:

For more information please read the attached leaflet related to the event.