Congress info

Dearest Attendees and Friends, 

On behalf of  WSB University Authorities, I want to thank you for your great engagement and participation in The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance on May 28-31, 2019 at WSB University, Poland.

In particular, I would like to say a special thank  Professor Julian Mora Aliseda (University of Extremadura), Professor Rui Alexandre Castanho (WSB University) and Demi W.M. Van Husseling (Univesity of Extremadura) who cooperated with me in order to organize the Congress. 

I am also grateful for the support of representatives of the following Congress Partners: Professor Sergio Lousada 
(University of Madeira), Professor Luis Loures (Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre), Professor António Fernández Jeri (FISAT), Professor Jacinto Garrido Vellarde (University of Extremadura) and all Organizing Committee Members and Congress Secretarial Staff. 

Thanks are offered to keynote speakers:

  • Professor  Martin Klatt, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Professor  António Fernández Jeri, FISAT, Peru 
  • Professor  Elisabete A. Silva, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom 
  • Professor Christophe Sohn, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Luxembourg 
  • Professor Hana Stverkova, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic 
  • Professor Ana Vulevic, Institute of Transportation CIP, Serbia

I also want to say thanks Professor Natanya Meyer (North-West University South Africa) and Professor Sebastian Kot (Częstochowa University of Technology) who moderated the workshop as well as Professor Tomasz Studzieniecki (Gdynia Maritime University) who supported this event in many issues.  

I am glad and grateful that our invitations to participate in the Congress were accepted by many scientists. More than 50 presentations during plenary and panel sessions set the course for great scientific potential of the Congress. I am also glad that we all could meet in Dąbrowa Górnicza to exchange the result of research, lead discussions, establish new relations and spend time together.

Thank you all for your participation in the Congress.  

I hope you all have good memories of staying at WSB University in Dąbrowa Górnicza and we will see each other next year at the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre in Portugal.


Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Ph.D. 

Director of Research Institute on Territorial 
and Inter-Organizational Cooperation  

Director of Technology Transfer Center

Akademia WSB / WSB University  
Cieplaka Street 1c, 41-300 Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
tel. 48 602 23 11 24, e-mail: