The International Conference on Circular Economy serves as a multiplatform where interdisciplinary sessions, panels, and working groups will present and discuss new solutions for green economy in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental – in a balanced and integrated manner.

Hosting Partners: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Slovakia); Czech University of Life Sciences (Czech Republic); University of Dubrovnik (Croatia); Danubius University of Galati (Romania); Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce (Poland); University of Rzeszow (Poland); University of Dzemal Bijedic in Mostar (Bosna i Hercegovina); University of Tuzla (Bosna i Hercegovina); University of National and World Economy (Bulgaria); University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy (Albania); University of Tetova (Republic of North Macedonia)

The conference will conclude with a road map to promote practices and mechanisms that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities among CEI members based on sharing, circularity, collaboration, solidarity, resilience, opportunity, and interdependence.

The purpose of the  International Conference is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas and research outcomes on the following themes:

Circular Business Models

  • Circular monitoring enterprise framework
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Eco-product and service design
  • New practices on remanufacturing, reusing, refurbishing
  • Circular supply chain innovations
  • Value creating circular tourism ecosystems
  • E-business green marketing
  • Marketing approaches for circular economy
  • Product renovation and repair for prolonged use
  • Industrial transformation and new growth opportunities
  • Entrepreneurship for social inclusion: business modelling for impact


Innovative Accounting Practices in Circular Economy

  • Best practices of accounting in circular economy
  • Accountability in circular economy
  • Challenges of financial reporting in circular economy
  • New ways of auditing of the circular economy
  • Taxation reforms in accordance with circular economy
  • Accounting ICT solutions for the circular economy
  • Redefining value in circular accounting


Sustainable Finance in Circular Economy

  • CSR sustainable finance
  • Green finance
  • Risk and returns of circular economy
  • Financial instruments for circular ecosystems
  • Assets management and new investment opportunities
  • Public finance supporting schemes for circular economy
  • Climate-related risk management opportunities
  • Circular approaches in capital markets
  • Financing solutions for circular supply chains
  • Financial expertise to scale the circular economy market



ICT in Circular Economy

  • Open source, open data applications
  • Computer-based platform for technical, environmental and business solutions
  • Digital industry, Industry 4.0
  • Data-driven circular ecosystems
  • Digital and climate-smart solutions


Processes and Technologies

  • Process design, construction and optimization
  • Process equipment, control and automation
  • Sustainable emerging low-carbon economy and renewables
  • E-Waste prevention and management
  • Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies
  • Bio-based (green) chemicals, materials processing and recycling
  • Wastewater and circular economy


Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

  • Renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency and storage
  • Emerging energy technologies
  • Resource recovery and management of circular models
  • Solar and Photovoltaic Energy
  • Biofuels


Alternative Circular Inputs

  • Circular textile and clothing manufacturing
  • Sustainable management practices of biomass
  • Alternative raw materials for innovative bio-products
  • Environmental assessment
  • Ecological footprint and indicators
  • Biodegradable plastic and bioplastic
  • Health and Risk Assessment
  • Industrial, construction and demolition wastes
  • Biological wastes for valuable products


Marketing in Circular Economy

  • Circular Consumption
  • Green marketing
  • Remanufacturing marketing
  • Production-consumption-recycling systems
  • Digital Marketing in CE
  • Neuromarketing tools


Education in Circular Economy

  • New leadership training approaches to circular ecosystems
  • Building innovation abilities in circular enterprises
  • Participatory educational approach to circular economy
  • Higher education innovative approach to circular economy
  • Design thinking for youth in circular economy



Policy talk proposals

The Organizing Committee encourages proposals for panel sessions of up to five presenters, composed of researchers, policymakers, and practitioners, focusing on a topic of policy relevance. The topics outlined above are of particular interest and will be prioritized, but all policy-relevant topics are welcome.

The proposal should clearly state the policy topic and explain its relevance. It should describe the panel’s format and provide relevant information on panelist backgrounds and expected contributions.

Policy talk proposals can be up to 3 pages in length and should include the following:

●        Background/Relevance

●        Policy Topic

●        Description of Panel

●        Panelists and their Expected Contributions


Conference format

The Organizing Committee anticipates a hybrid conference format that combines a live in-person event, with virtual online streaming of selected sessions and presentations of CEI hosting partners.


Conference Language

The official language of the conference is English.



Important deadlines

Abstract submission: November 3rd, 2022

Notification of acceptance: November 7th, 2022

Full paper submission: December 15th, 2022

Regular Registration: November 11th, 2022

Late Registration: November 17th, 2022

Conference fee Eur 40

Late Registration fee Eur 60

Publishing opportunities:

All submitted papers are subject to a double-blind peer-review process. Full papers will be published in the e-book of proceedings with ISBN of CEI partner universities.


Conference proceedings are published as an e-book with ISBN, edited by a prestigious publishing house. Selected papers may be the object of publication in a special issue of EuroEconomica (https://dj.univ-danubius.ro/index.php/EE).


Certificate of presentation

will be issued to participants presenting their research in sessions. Certificate of chairing a session will be issued to chairs, acknowledging their role at the conference.

Best Paper Award

will be conferred to the author(s) of the best paper presented at the conference.



E-mail: danarobu@univ-danubius.ro