PIConf 2019

Social Inclusion, Education

and Digital Society

Malta, 18-19 October, 2019

About Conference

PIC International Conference invites academics, young researchers,  PhD students ‎as well as practitioners from different countries to discuss current issues in the area of social science. The conference will follow interdisciplinary approach focusing mainly on the topics of education, e-learning, law, bussines, economy, social inclusion as well as sustainable development.

PIC International Conference is organized bianually. In October, the conference takes place in Malta, and in April in Italy. The conference events taking place in Italy will be organized in different places such as Roma, Naples, and Catania.

Organizers of ‎the conferences are Pegaso International Malta and UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, European Center for Bioethics and Quality of Life.

Conference Aims

2019 PIC International Conference in Malta aims to encourage discussion and knowledge sharing on the topic of Social Inclusion, Education and Digital Society,‎ tackling the challenges of multicultural societies from the aspects of education, economy, and coexistence, especially in EuroMed region. The motivation behind the conference aims is based on the assumption that digital technologies may act as a relevant enabler of better quality of life as well as economic prosperity.  

Where

Malta

When

18-19 October 2019, Friday & Saturday

Organizers

Organizers of ‎the conferences are Pegaso International Malta and UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, European Center for Bioethics and Quality of Life.

Conference Schedule

Friday, October 18

15.00 - 18.00

Registration

16.30 - 17.00

Conference opening and welcome addresses

17.00 - 18.30

Panel Discussion: Digital Challenges for Education in the EuroMed Region

18.30 - 19.00

Signatures of MoU

19.00 - 20.30

Welcome Reception

20.00 - 22.00

VIP Dinner (by invitation)

Saturday, October 19

9.30 - 11.00

Panel discussion: Policies and Ethics of Social Inclusion – Cultural Diversity

11.00 - 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 - 13.00

Keynote Speakers

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.30

Parallel Sessions

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 - 18.00

Workshops for PhD Students

Important Dates

Abstract submission: 10.9.2019

Notification of acceptance: within 10 days after submission

Registration for participants without presentation: 15.10.2019

Registration Fees

250 EUR – Participants with presentation

180 EUR – PhD students with presentation

160 EUR – Participants without presentation, accompanying persons

Venue

1st Day - Friday, October 18

Palazzo Parisio, Victory Square29, In-Naxxar NXR 1700, Malta 

2nd Day - Saturday, October 19

Pegaso International – Smart City Malta, Unit 605 SCM01, Ricasoli, Kalkara SCM 1001, Malta 

Publishing Opportunities

Conference Booklet, in which all the events and all the authors will be listed, will be published by PIPress in e-version on the day of the conference.

Only abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings. It will be published by PIPress in e-version on the day of the conference.

Authors should register and submit the abstract in the conference submission system (click Register or Submit button).

The length of the abstract should be between 800 and 1.000 characters. The content of the abstract has to be structured in paragraphs including (i) theoretical background, (ii) aim of the study, (iii) research methods, (iv) central findings with implications.

The conference proceedings will be published online under the terms of the Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ) and will be freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.

Authors of high-quality manuscripts will be invited to publish in conference sponsored journals.

How to Submit an Abstract

Detailed instructions for registering and submitting an abstract can be found HERE.