Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Economics, Department of Regional Science and Management
Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Department of Regional Science
Interindustria Knowledge Centre Foundation




12:00 – 13:00 REGISTRATION (on the spot or online), PRESS CONFERENCE

13:00 – 13:10 WELCOME ADDRESS – Mgr. Marcel GIBÓDA, Deputy Mayor of Košice

13:10 – 14:00 PLENARY SESSION
14:10 – 14:20 Presentation of the Smart Communities 2.0 project Viktória JOZSA PhD, Interindustria Knowledge Centre Foundation
14:20 – 14:40 Regional innovation strategies and smart development Ing. Peter KUBIČKO, Head of Department of Strategy and Analyses of the Košice Self-Governing Region
14:40 – 15:00 Sectoral structure of the economy and resilience to hazards and crises Prof. Oto HUDEC PhD., Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Economics
15:00 – 15:20 Being Smart in Present Day Tourism – 4 Rules for Successful Destination Martin MICHÁLEK M.A., Košice Region Tourism
15:20 – 15:40 Smart villages from different viewpoints in Hungary Assoc. Prof. Pál SZABÓ PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Regional Science
16:00 – 16:30 BREAK


16:00 – 16:30 REGISTRATION (on the spot or online)

16:30 – 18:00 WORKING GROUP: Smart Strategies and rural areas – offline & online in English language

16:30 – 18:30 THEMATIC SESSION 1: Smart governance at regional and local level – offline & online in Slovak language Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Peter Džupka, PhD., TU Košice, Faculty of Economics
16:30 – 16:35 Data-driven decision-making at regional and local level: Peter Džupka, TU Košice
16:35 – 16:45 Smart City Policies – Active Participation or Technical Efficiency? A cross-sectoral approach: Oliver Rafaj, EU Bratislava
16:45 – 16:55 25 years of smart city research – overview study: Štefan Rehák, EU Bratislava
16:55 – 17:05 Smart governance at local level: a case study of Bratislava: Eva Belvončíková, EU Bratislava
17:05 – 17:15 Examples of process automation in public administration: Radovan Dráb, TU Košice
17:15 – 17:25 Data-driven mobility solutions in modern cities: Anton Čorňák, TU Košice
17:25 – 17:35 Demand-responsive transport: a systematic review of empirical studies: Tomáš Štofa, TU Košice
17:35 – 17:45 Simulation example of demand-oriented transport in a rural area of Košice using an agent-based model: Richard Hamrák, TU Košice
17:45 – 18:15 Workshop with representatives of the City of Košice and the Košice Self-Governing Region

18:30 – 20:00 DINNER



9:00 – 9:30 Registration (on the spot or online)

9:30 – 11:30 THEMATIC SESSION 2: Creating SMART communities – offline & online in English language Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Gábor SZALKAI PhD, Eötvös Loránd University
9:30 – 9:40 Smartness and liberalization in the transportation: Gábor Szalkai, ELTE, Hungary
9:40 – 9:50 Industry4.0, Lessons from Northern Hungary’s Manufacturing Companies, Daniel Kuttor, University of Miskolc, Hungary
9:50 – 10:00 Does information inspire action? On the relationship between climate change awareness and adequate response, Veronika Toth, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:00 – 10:10 ’Smart Solutions’ relating to residential properties and their direct environment with special regards non-cloud-based services in the European union’s countries, Zsolt Péter, Daniel Orosz, University of Miskolc, Hungary
10:10 – 10:20 Importance of financing and assurance of quality in the healthcare system of the Republic of Moldova, Dragomir Lilia, ASEM, Moldova
10:20 – 10:30 Smart opportunities in a natural area, Kata Feketéné Benko, University of Miskolc, Hungary
10:30 – 10:40 Investigating effect of smart mobility on the development of Tehran, Mahla Shojae Anari, ELTE, Hungary
10:40 – 10:50 Micromobility in smart cities – Bike and e-scooter sharing systems in Hungary in smart cities – Bike and e-scooter sharing systems in Hungary, Marcell Tóth, Széchenyi István University, Hungary
10:50 – 11:00 Economic and financial aspects of transport accessibility in rural areas, Richard Hamrák, TU Košice, Slovakia
11:00 – 11:30 Discussion

11:30 – 12:30 THEMATIC SESSION 3: Smartness and quality of life – offline & online in English language Chairperson: Prof. Oto Hudec, PhD., TU Košice, Slovakia
11:30 – 11:40 How government can make us happier: Macro-determinants of happiness, Alena Mojsejová, Boris Marton, TU Košice, Slovakia
11:40 – 11:50 I care opportunities for east Slovakia, Peter Ťapák, TU Košice, Slovakia
11:50 – 12:00 Monitoring and evaluation of smart solutions that strengthen local engagement, Anna Gera, Tamas Szabo, ELTE, Hungary
12:00 – 12:10 On what really matters: Evidence from alternative well-being indicator in EU-27 countries, Veronika Jurčišinová, TU Košice, Slovakia
12:10 – 12:20 Slovak women representation in public administration, Simona Šimovičová, TU Košice, Slovakia
12:20 – 12:30 Applying Linear Assignment Method in assessing suppliers during Covid-19 Pandemic situation, Iman Ajripour, University of Miskolc, Hungary
12:30 – 13:00 Discussion

9:30 – 12:00 THEMATIC SESSION 4: Smart development and regional economy – offline & online in English language Chairperson: Viktoria Jozsa, PhD., Interindustria Knowledge Centre Foundation
9:30 – 9:40 Smart village indicators: official and innovative sources: Akos Jakobi, ELTE, Hungary
9:40 – 9:50 Problems of investing the concept of smart community in the Republic of Armenia, Haykaram Drmeyan, ASUE, Armenia
9:50 – 10:00 Professionalization of public procurement, Tomáš Malatinec, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:00 – 10:10 Development of Regional Innovative Business Support Infrastructure: example of Gagauzia region, Ala Levitskaia, CSU, Moldova
10:10 – 10:20 Circular economy and implementation of its principles at the level of cities and institutions, Jozef Bľanda, EZUS, Slovakia
10:20 – 10:30 The European Report on Resilient Regions, Simona Sglavo, CESIE, Italy
10:30 – 10:40 Practices of the penta-helix approach in the European leading smart cities, Dóra Szendi, University of Miskolc, Hungary
10:40 – 10:50 Current state and methods of the automatization, optimisation and digital transformation in supply Chain, Tomáš Pitka, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:50 – 11:00 E-commerce usage by community of farmers, Aigul Meirmanova, University of Miskolc, Hungary
11:10 – 11:20 Smart City development by Responsible Research and Innovation, Gyulai Tamás, PBM advanced management, Hungary
11:20 – 11:30 Recent trends in EU banking sector, Tamara Nazadová, TU Košice, Slovakia
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion

9:30 – 11:30 THEMATIC SESSION 5: Smart education and HRD – offline & online in English language Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Nataša Urbančíková, PhD., TU Košice, Faculty of Economics
9:30 – 9:40 Smart villages: Driving development through entrepreneurship, Nataša Urbančíková, TU Košice, Slovakia
9:40 – 9:50 Support of smart communities via development of culture of inclusion in adult learning organisations, Iveta Orbánová, ASTRA, Slovakia
9:50 – 10:00 E-learning quality assurance in the context of the new standards for study programmes in the Slovak Higher Education Area, Kristína Zgodavová, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:00 – 10:10 Facilitators of virtual learning, Lucia Komorníková, ASTRA, Slovakia
10:10 – 10:20 Benchmarking for Quality Assurance in e-learning Provision of VET education: State of Play, Andrea Sutoová, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:20 – 10:30 Supporting smart communities through development of multigenerational culture of learning and Cooperation, Iveta Orbánová, ASTRA, Slovakia
10:30 – 10:40 The Role of Skills Development in Smart Villages, Nataša Urbančíková, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:40 – 10:50 Inspiring smart communities to preserve working population by creating inclusive multigenerational Workplaces, Nina Hadidomová, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:50 – 11:00 Engagement of universities in regional innovation strategic planning, Oto Hudec, TU Košice, Slovakia
11:00 – 11:30 Discussion

9:30 – 11:30 THEMATIC SESSION 6: SMART solutions for energy – offline & online in English language Chairperson: Zsolt Čonka, PhD., TU Košice, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics
9:30 – 9:45 Building management system for the university building, Zsolt Čonka, TU Košice, Slovakia
9:45 – 10:05 Indoor climate and energy monitoring system at educational institutions, Maksym Karpash, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine
10:05 – 10:20 Protection system with energy management for smart building, Róbert Štefko, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:20 – 10:35 Roadmap for building an energy management system at university as public institution, Maksym Karpash, Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Ukraine
10:35 – 10:50 The impact of RES on a transmission system, Vladimír Kohan, TU Košice, Slovakia
10:50 – 11:05 Municipal commitments to achieving energy and climate targets in V4 countries, Adrienn Takácsné Papp, Ágnes Horváth, University of Miskolc, Hungary Discussion


13:30 – 14:30 LUNCH