On 12 October Kaunas University of Applied Sciences will be hosting the 7th international conference “Innovative (Eco-)Technology, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development” (IECOTERD). The conference will be held online. The speakers of the conference are scientists and professionals in their fields from Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Sakartwell, Belgium, Spain and the United States.

The main goal of IECOTERD is to promote scientific discussion and share ideas about technological innovations, eco-innovations and technology-based entrepreneurship as drivers for economic growth and social change in regions.

There will be four presentations in the plenary session of the conference. The first speaker Gintaras Vilda is an engineer, prophet of manufacturing innovations and international innovation expert of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, Director of the Manufacturing Innovation Valley. He will introduce to participants manufacturing innovations and innovation ecosystems for startups.

Prof. dr. Žaneta Stasiškienė, director of the Institute of Environmental Engineering under Kaunas University of Technology will present how the combination of circular economy and industry 4.0 can contribute towards achieving sustainable development goals.

The third conference speaker is an entrepreneur, researcher, visiting lecturer in foreign countries Aleksandro Montanha, who will speak about artificial intelligence and smart cities.

The last presentation about sustainable innovation in the global airline industry will be given by Joint Professor of Geography and Business at UNC-Greensboro, member of the Coleman Foundation, author of more than 80 scientific publications prof. dr. Keith G. Debbage.

There will be six sessions in the conference during which professionals will share their knowledge about the use of information technology in business, tourism and education areas; agro-innovation and landscape issues; food technology; IT solutions for sustainable development; materials engineering and others.

Those wishing to attend the IECOTERD conference are invited to register.

Attendance fee is 40 euro

The participation fee is only paid when registration is approved.


Bank name and code AB Swedbank, 73000
Name and address of the beneficiary Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences, Pramones pr. 20, 50468 Kaunas, Lithuania
Institution code 1119 65284
VAT code LT 119652811
Account number LT28 7300 0100 0222 9776
Payment purpose IECOTERD conference fee, participant name and surname

The fee should be paid by a direct bank transfer.

*There is no refund of the registration fee.

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For more information about the conference, please visit our website or contact us by e-mail iecoterd.conference@go.kauko.lt