Prof. Kaja Tampere

Presentation theme: Corporate social responsibility developments in post-communist countries: towards organizations social legitimacy 

BIOTeacher and scientist in the communication field: organisational communication and public relations, health communication and bullying, organisational culture and corporate social responsibility, sustainability and legitimacy.

Worked as professor in Jyväskylä (Finland) and in Tallinn University and Tartu University (Estonia). Author of many scientific articles.

Prof. Catalin N. Albu 

Presentation theme: A new role for accountants: the case of NFR reporting in former communist countries

Catalin N. Albu is Professor of Accounting with the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, where he conducts research and teaches in several areas of accounting, with a focus on the application of western models in emerging economies. Catalin’s research has been published in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting Forum, Accounting and Business Research, Australian Accounting Review, and Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, among others. Catalin serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation and as member of the editorial board of Accounting Forum. Catalin is the Chair of the External Relations Committee of the European Accounting Association and acts as Vice-President Conferences for the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER). 

Dr. Juliette E. Torabian  

Presentation theme: Ethics and sustainability in business: the role of higher education 

Juliette is the author of "wealth, values, culture & education: reviving the essentials for equality and sustainability" published by Springer. She is a specialist in comparative higher education, the deputy team leader in H2020 PIONEERED and a Postdoctoral researcher in sociology of education at University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. She is also a senior expert in international development and education with 25 years of experience in strategic planning, policy making and analysis, and capacity building. Juliette is on the editorial board of the Journal of International and Comparative Higher Education and the journal of Sustainability and Climate change. She has an interdisciplinary academic background and 15 years of lecturing experience in pedagogy, gender and human rights, environment, sustainable development, and ethics in business in universities in France, Switzerland and Luxembourg.

Ronaldas Kubilius

Presentation theme: Sustainability reports and standards: changes in legal regulation

Ronaldas is the senior project manager of consulting and auditing company PwC. He has 14 years of experience in consulting business organizations: he advises company managers, shareholders and investors in making business-relevant decisions. Ronaldas is currently leading PwC Lietuva's ESG services team and helps businesses solve challenges related to this area. Ronaldas also regularly speaks at events and writes articles and insights for the media on ESG.

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