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Spirituality and Sustainability: A New Path for Entrepreneurship
The 8th annual European SPES conference aims to disclose the spiritual dimension in business ethics and sustainability management. Paper proposals are welcome until February 29.
Visegrad Hungary
21-09-2012 - 23-09-2012
The Business Ethics Center of the Corvinus University of Budapest and the ERENET (Entrepreneurship Research and Education Network of Central European Universities) organize the 2012 Annual Conference of the European SPES Forum on the subject of Spirituality and Sustainability. The collaborative partner is the Business Ethics Society, Budapest. The conference welcomes academics, students, business representatives and other interested. Selected papers presented in the conference will be published in a volume edited for the Ethical Prospects book series of Springer.

The aims of the meeting are:
(1) Disclosing the spiritual dimension in business ethics and sustainability management
(2) Introducing/strengthening the European SPES Forum in Central and Eastern Europe.

Scientific Committee
- Luk Bouckaert, Professor Emeritus, Catholic University of Leuven, and President European SPES Forum
- Zsolt Boda, Deputy Director, Institute of Political Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
- Paul Shrivastava, Professor and Director, David O'Brien Center for Sustainable Enterprise, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
- Antal Szabó, Executive Director of ERENET - Entrepreneurship Research and Education Network of Central European Universities
- Laszlo Zsolnai, Professor and Director, Business Ethics Center, Corvinus University of Budapest

Preliminary Programme
The programme of the conference starts on Sept. 20 at 13h30 (registration) and ends in Sept. 22 at 13h with a farewell lunch.

A detailed programme including break-out sessions can be downloaded here.

Place and Date
The Conference will be held at the venue of the Visegrad Conference Hotel, in the historical town of Visegrad, 40 km from Budapest, Hungary. The conference takes place from September 21, 2012 until September 23, 2012 (from Friday afternoon to Sunday noon).

Participants are responsible for arranging and paying their own accomodation.
The conference will take place in:

Hotel Visegrad www.hotelvisegrad.hu
Address: Rév street 15, 2025 Visegrád, Hungary
Phone: +36 26 397 034
Fax: +36 26 397 597
E-mail: info@hotelvisegrad.hu

The Hotel offers rooms for the conference participants at a discount price:
70 Euros for 2 persons/room/night
55 Euros for 1 person/room/night
This offer is valid till July 31, 2012.

You can make your reservation by email on info@hotelvisegrad.hu
and referring to "Corvinus conference".

The hotel will offer transportation from Budapest Airport to Visegrad and from Visegrad to Budapest Airport at a reasonable price.

Other hotels in Visegrad can be found here

Participation Fee:
- 180 Euros for regular participants
- 100 Euros for students and other low income persons

Payment instructions will be announced as soon as you have registered.

Please send your registration form electronically to prof. Laszlo Zsolnai.
Download Registration form

Laszlo Zsolnai
Professor and Director
Business Ethics Center
Corvinus University of Budapest
1824 Budapest, P.O. Box 489, Hungary
Phone/Fax: 36-1 482 5844
Email: laszlo_zsolnai@interware.hu

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