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November 21, 2024


Each year, the Faculty of Business and Economics of Mendel University in Brno sponsors and coordinates the PhD Student Conference called PEFnet. The conference provides an opportunity for PhD students around the world to present their work and interact with other students and scientific investigators. The aim of the conference is to bring young researchers and PhD students to share experience and original research contributions on selected topics concerning economic studies. 

The main objective of the conference is to provide students of doctoral study programmes of Czech and foreign universities with the opportunity to present results of their research activities and get feedback and recommendations for further research from senior researchers and other conference participants.

The official language of the conference is English. Translation and interpreting services will not be available.

Conference participants will receive a printed version of the Book of Extended Abstracts. An on-line version of the Book of Extended Abstracts will be available on the conference website.

Important Dates and Fees

Conference fee is 1250 CZK

The registration fee is free of charge for the students of FBE, MENDELU.

More information is available in the section Registration & Payment.

Registration opening: 9. 9. 2024

Deadline for registration and extended abstract submission: 21. 10. 2024

Deadline for payment: 25. 10. 2024

Deadline for full paper submission*: 4. 11. 2024

Conference: Thursday, 21. 11. 2024

*ATTENTION: For this year the submission of THE FULL PAPER IS OBLIGATORY because the conference uses the system of paper discussions held by senior researchers. Without submitting the full paper, the feedback can't be provided properly. All rights to the paper remain to the author.

Keynote Speakers

To be announced.

Conference Sessions

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Accounting & Finance - Special Section for Master Students
  • Business Finance and Economics
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Economics and Economic Policy
  • General Finance
  • Sustainable Management
  • Marketing and Trade
  • Quantitative Methods


Scientific Board
  • prof. Ing. Petr David, Ph.D. (chair)
  • doc. Ing. Václav Adamec, Ph.D.
  • doc. Ing. František Dařena, Ph.D.
  • prof. RNDr. Jan Hanousek, CSc.
  • doc. Ing. Svatopluk Kapounek, Ph.D.
  • Ing. Michal Mádr, Ph.D.
  • doc. Ing. Hana Stojanová, Ph.D.
  • Ing. Jan Vavřina, Ph.D.
  • Ing. Marek Záboj, Ph.D.

The conference will take place at the campus of Mendel University in Brno.

Organization Board

  • Ing. Hana Vránová (chair)
  • Mgr. Silvie Trávníčková
  • Ing. Barbora Šiklová
  • Ing. Andrea Prudilová

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