On March 24, 2012 oikos Tbilisi in cooperation with Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University held the 4th interenational scientific conference. The heads of the conference organazing committee were Tbilisi State University Associate professor Nino Papachashvili and oikos Tbilisi Prezident Levan Pangani. The conference focused on the subject of “Globalization and Sustainable Economic Development Prospectives”. The working language of the conference was English.
This year the conference was special for its program, as the professors of Tbilisi State University took part in it and introduced their own issues too. Also, the significant fact is that on the base of the professors’ issues there was published the complete works with the support of oikos Tbilisi. After the registration of participants the first part of the conference – Plenary Session has started. The professors’ papers were about “Theoretical, Methodological and Practical Aspects of Globalization.”
After a 30-minute coffee break the second part of the conference has started. 12 active and highly motivated students introduced their papers in the field of Globalizations and Sustainable Economic Development. The audience had opportunity to find out more and get closer to the subjects of Sustainability. Students were discussed about Globalization and Regionalization; Sustainability Maintenance Issues in the World Economy; European Integration and Georgia’s Sustainable Development Priorities; Also, they introduced fascinating presentations about The Role of Education in Sustainable Economic Development; Climate Change Challenges; Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development and Sustainability Management and Strategies. The participants were given challenging questions by the jury and other students.
Winning papers were selected approximately in 20 minutes by the TSU and oikos Tbilisi judging committee. They have decided to award five students. We want to congretulate the winners, they are:
- Nana Antidze
- Alexandre Mikeladze
- Mariam kakhidze
- Nino Lobzhanidze
- Natia Agladze
The first and the second students will attend oikos FutureLab meeting in Switzerland in November and the rest three students will attend the conference in Ukraine in August. All the participants of the conference were given the books and other memorable gifts and combined certificates of Iv. Javakhishvili State University and oikos Tbilisi.
The photos taken during the conference can be seen on oikos Tbilisi Facebook page