ECIE Biographies

Below are the ECIE Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.

Conference and Programme Chairs

Dr. Florinda Matos is the founder and the president of ICAA - Intellectual Capital Association. She holds a PhD in Social Sciences, Organizational Behaviour Studies from the University of Lisbon (Portugal). She teaches in graduate and post-graduate courses at ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and in several other higher education institutions. She is an associate research fellow of DINÂMIA'CET-IUL - Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies. Currently, she is leading the project "KM3D - Knowledge Management in Additive Manufacturing: Designing New Business Models". She is a member of the New Club of Paris. As a Knowledge Management expert, she is the ambassador for Europe of the International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation (CIKI) and member of the Observatory on Knowledge Management and Innovation in Public Administration, from IPEA - Institute for Applied Economic Research of Brazilian Government.  She has more than 30 published academic articles and scientific papers, book chapters and books. Her main research interests are Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, Digital transformation and Sustainability.

Prof Maria de Fátima Ferreiro is Associate Professor with Habilitation at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in Lisbon.  Her research is conducted at DINAMIA’CET-Iscte, Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies, in the subjects of territory, food system and transitions towards sustainability, and social innovation. Currently the research is developed within the European Project RurAction, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Rural Regions, funding by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement; and project SPLACH - Spatial Planning for Change (2017-2020) – funded by Compete 2020. Teaching activity in the areas of economic ideas, territory, and sustainability. Publications in the areas of social innovation, territory and governance, food system and transitions towards sustainability. Supervision of master and PhD thesis. Referee of indexed national and international journals.  Dean of the School of Social Sciences and previous director of the Department of Political Economy at Iscte

Prof Álvaro Rosa is associate professor (with Habilitation) at ISCTE Business School.  Currently is the director of the Master of International Management at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and member of Scientific Committee of Iscte Doctoral Programme on Applied Management.  His research interests are strategy, qaulity and cross-cultural management.  He is a regular visiting scholar in faculties in China, Brazil, UK, and Slovenia.

Prof Isabel Salavisa is Full Professor of Economics at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in Lisbon.  Her research is conducted at DINAMIA’CET-Iscte, Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies, of which she has been Director (2004-2013) and is joint coordinator of the Research Group ‘Innovation and Labour’. She has been working on the research project SPLACH - Spatial Planning for Change (2017-2020) – funded by Compete 2020. She is advisor to the Jean Monet Centre of Excellence on “Labour, Welfare and Social Rights in Europe” (2018-2021). Her research subjects comprise economics of innovation; sustainability transitions of large sociotechnical systems, such as energy and food; and Welfare State policies in Europe. She coordinated and participated in a large number of projects.  She wrote, edited and contributed to a number of books, published articles and presented papers at a great deal of conferences. She has supervised PhD. dissertations and taught mostly Economics of Innovation, Economics and Policies of the EU, and Sustainability Policies.  She is a member of international associations and networks and referee of several international journals.

Keynote Speakers

Mini Track Chairs

Workshop Facilitators