SEA 16 – International Conference on Economic Experiences – 17th to 18th November 2018

Location: Transilvania University of Brasov at ​International Conference Centre.

The 16th International Conference of the SEA events – organized by the THE ROMANIAN FOUNDATION FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE (Editorial Department); TRANSILVANIA UNIVERSITY OF BRAȘOV (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration) and THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY, Iasi Branch, Committee studying marketing problems, will be held in Brașov, November 17th – 18th, 2018.

The purpose of the SEA international scientific conference is to enable the academia, research, and corporate entities to boost the potential of the “Sharing, Empower, Awareness” environments, by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, research outcomes, business case and technical achievements.

The central theme of SEA 16 is “Economic Experiences”.


Application Steps

There are two steps (Submission and Registration) and important deadlines you must meet. Review the steps and deadlines very carefully, and familiarize yourself with the admissions requirements pertaining to each (see ”Important dates” menu). If you have questions about the application process or about the Conference, please contact us at info @

1. Submission

Authors should submit a paper in English, French or Romanian, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Even if the article is written in French or Romanian, the title, the abstract and keywords will be translated into English.

2. Registration types

A – Registration with manuscript publication
A1. One or more authors attend the conference for oral presentation of their article.
A2. You can disseminate your article during the Conference without you being present, through a poster or a video.
A3. You do not attend the conference and have chosen only the publication of the article

B – Registration without manuscript publication
3. Registration as a presenter.
4. Registration as a listener.

Manuscripts describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable.

The conference is particularly focused, but not limited to the following dimensions in:

Economics: International economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Empirical investigation, History of Economics, European Integration, Criticisms of assumptions, Economic Informatics (e.g.  Financial Economics, Economic Engineering, Political Economics, Health Economics, Peace & War Economics, Business Economics, Environmental Economics, Sustainable Development & Economic Growth, Household Economics, Food Security, Agriculture and Aquaculture, Accounting, Reporting and Performance Measurement, Public and Private Pension Provision, Innovation & technology, Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness etc. )

Management: Innovation Management, Change Management, Human Resource Management, Knowledge Management, Service Management, Auditing and Corporate Governance, Labor Management, Quality Management, Strategic Management, Project Management, Production Management, Logistics, Risk Management, Hospitals management, Management best practices;

Marketing, Commerce and Tourism: Marketing & International Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Trade and Investment Flows, The Economics of Hospitality

Socio-Economic Studies and Multiculturalism: Sociology; Psychology; Communication studies; Anthropology; Religious Studies; Arts; Literature; Linguistics; Education; Philosophy; Political Science; Medicine; Human geography; History; Law; Design;

The SEA conference constantly promotes original articles of basic research outcomes, experimental development, case studies and best practices, critical analysis and discussions, statistics, assessments and forecasts on Sharing, Empower and Awareness environments.

We encourage authors to publish one of the following types of articles: empirical studies, literary analysis, theoretical articles, methodological articles, case studies, book reviews, comments, views and replies on previously published articles.

PUBLICATIONS. Options for the publication of the article: Academic Journals or Conference Proceedings.

I. Academic Journals. Valuable articles will be published in our supporting journals, according to the thematic of each publication: more information, please visit the journal websites.

II. Conference Proceedings. The proceedings will be available on the conference website and will be sent for indexation in THOMSON REUTERS database (in Conference Proceedings Citation Index). Manuscripts should be written only in English.

Pay attention if you choose the ISI Proceedings for indexing your article within Conference Proceedings Citation Index from Thompson Reuters academic database:

  1. This indexing is a long process (sometimes about 2 years) and the deadline cannot be influenced by our Editorial Department.
  2. The articles are going through a double process of selection. Firstly, The Scientific Council of the Conference will approve and evaluate it and later, by the Council that applies the rigors of accepting the work within the academic database Thomson Reuters.
  3. If the second evaluation rejects the articles, evaluation that can take place after a year, the authors can choose only in that moment to redirect for publication their work elsewere .
  4. In order to be sent to the academic database Thomson Reuters for indexing in Conference Proceedings Citation Index, it is mandatory to present the article within the works of the conference (one or more authors attend the conference for oral presentation of their article).
  5. We remind you that the articles published in the collective volumes of the Conference cannot replace the articles published in the scientific journals indexed in international data bases recognized internationally (the case of the journals SEA, NIS, CMJ, LSO and MI).

For submitting your manuscript in order to be published in an academic journal or in the conference proceedings, please observe the paper template and the specified conditions of entry and typing ( ). Accepted full papers, after a double blind peer-review, will be published.

IMPORTANT DATES. Please note the following deadlines:

Early Submission: May 01,2018
Early Registration: May 05, 2018
Standard Submission:  August 01, 2018
Standard Registration: August 05, 2018

Final Submission:  October 01, 2018
Final Registration: November 05, 2018

1. Prepare your manuscript for submission
2. Submit your complete manuscript
3. Follow the status of your submitted manuscript by e-mail provided by you at the submission

Mandatory Rules and Online Submission Form in “Publishing – Submission” menu

Notification of Acceptance/ Rejection of papers will be sent by e-mail and by “Accepted Manuscripts” menu on the homepage of the Conference website. Note: Authors will make the Conference APC (Article Processing Charge) payment only after paper confirmation message.

1. Pay the Conference APC (Article Processing Charge)
2. Register

Mandatory Rules in “Conferences – Registration” menu

Scientific committee:

Professor Dumitru Zaiț, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Associate Professor Constantin Duguleană, Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania

Professor Claude Martin, Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble, France
Professor Ludmila Sterbova, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
Professor Tawfiq Rkibi, Rector Universidade Europeia, Lisboa, Portugal
Professor Stanka Tonkova, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
Professor Blandine Vanderlinden, ICHEC Brussels Management School, Belgium
Professor Maria Bedrule-Grigoruţă, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Professor Constantin Sasu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Professor Ioan Petrișor, Vest University of Timișoara, Romania
Professor Adriana Manolică, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Associate Professor Constantin Necula, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Associate Professor Florin Alexandru Luca, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi, Romania
Associate Professor Irina Teodora Manolescu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Associate Professor Silvius Stanciu, Dunărea de Jos University of Galați, Romania
Associate Professor Ovidiu Aurel Ghiuță, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
Associate Professor Silvia Făt, University of Bucharest, Romania

Organization Committee:

FRIA Director:
Editor-in-Chief: Dan Serghie

Members of the Organization Committee:
Assistant Editor: Diana Aramă
Assistant Editor: Diana Prisecaru
Assistant Editor: Adina Roxana Munteanu
Assistant Editor: Carmen Nistor
Assistant Editor: Vlad Asoltanei

The APC (Article Processing Charge) listed are per manuscript, regardless of the number of authors.

#EARLY Paper SubmissionSTANDARD Paper Submission
SEA Researchers Active* 65 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC) 65 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC)
Professionals Authors* 70 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC) 90 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC)
PhD Candidate Authors* 65 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC) 90 EUR (Article Processing Charge – APC)
Only for Presenters* Free of Charge (Registration) Free of Charge (Registration)
Listeners* Free of Charge (Registration) Free of Charge (Registration)

* Note:
Author: Make a presentation on the conference and the paper will be published on the journals.
SEA Researcher: Has a complete and valid account (LIST) and published in one of the affiliated SEA journals in current or previous year.
Presenter: Make a presentation on the conference without paper publishing.
Listener: Participating in the conference only without neither presentation nor paper publication.


(valid only for Professionals and PhD Candidate authors)

1. Voucher 3/4 TEAM Discounts.
Save money by registering multiple members at a substantial discount.
Participants wishing to register a group of at least 4 articles in the conference, can pay only three registration APCs (Article Processing Charge) in the following conditions:
– 4 papers have a different first author;
– Request Voucher 3/4 to be used at the registration must be made in advance directly on the coordinates: Alexandra STANCIU – alexandra @

2. Vouchers for FREE publish or attend.

To register for an upcoming event you can register the Affiliaton Program Vouchers to either partly or entirely cover the participation / publishing of your own article.

Payments are made in one of these accounts:
The Romanian Foundation for Business Intelligence:
– IBAN RON: RO74BACX0000000592856001 Unicredit Bank, CIF 28282564
– IBAN EURO: RO47BACX0000000592856002 Unicredit Bank, Swift BACXROBU, CIF 28282564;

More info in Registration Menu.

The venue of the SEA 16 International Conference will be the Transilvania University of Brasov at International Conference Centre.


International Conference Centre,
41A Iuliu Maniu Street,
Brasov 500091


The SEA 16 Conference is hosted by the TRANSILVANIA UNIVERSITY OF BRAȘOV, during the period 17 to 18 November 2018.

Date:                           Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Time:                           09:30 – 18:00
Location:                    International Conference Centre

10:00 – 10:30Registration for Oral presentation
10:30 – 13:00 Round table – Debates 

Date:                            Sunday November 18th, 2018
Time:                           10:00 – 16:00
Location:                    ONLINE

10:00 – 16:00Online & Poster Presentations
12:00 – 16:00Brașov– Sightseeing Tour. Explore one of the main tourist attractions of Romania.
* the costs of visiting museums, funicular, free time (coffees, lunch) etc. are not covered by the organizer


There are a large number of hotels and accommodation options in and around Brașov. We have compiled a list of recommended hotels at a variety of budgets, to view these options please request this at: info @


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