International Conference

Risk in Contemporary Economy

ISSN 2067-0532     ISSN-L 2344-5386

Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Keynote Speakers 2021

  • Federica Codignola is Assistant Professor (tenured) in Economics and Management, DEMS, Department of Economics, Management and Statistics, Università degli Studi di Milano – Bicocca (2005 – present). A Course Director in Corporate Global Communications, her research focuses on cross-cultural management, consumer behavior, cultural industries and creative industries, cultural economics and globalization, and art market dynamics. As an academic, and previously as a PhD student, she has undertaken research in France, England, Canada, and the Netherlands, where in 2013 and 2014 she was a Visiting Researcher at the University of Amsterdam and the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. She has published several articles in international journals. She is member of SIM (Società Italiana Marketing), SIMA (Società Italiana di Management), TIAMSA (The International Art Market Studies Association), B-ASC (Bicocca Applied Statistics Center), and BIPAC (Centro interdipartimentale di ricerca sul patrimonio storico artistico e culturale). 
  • Title of the Key Note Speech: Creativity, innovation and risk as factors affecting entrepreneurial outcomes: lessons from the Michelin-starred restaurants

 Diroubinee Mauree-Narrainen
  • Diroubinee Mauree-Narrainen is a lecturer in Knowledge Management and IT subjects at the School of Business Management and Finance of the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM). Her PhD in IT Governance and Knowledge Management in the banking sector. Additionally, she holds an MSc Computational Science & Engineering, BSc (Hons) Computing & IS, Diploma in Business Administration (Financial Services), Diploma in Marketing Management, Diploma in Industrial Psychology and Certificate in E-Business Professional. She has contributed to several funded research projects namely Social Impact Investment in Mauritius, Feasibility Study of an Integrated Financial Literacy Assistance Strategy for SMEs in Mauritius, Enhancing Financial Education in the advent of Financial Technology innovations: A study of the young professionals in Mauritius and the recent one is promoting Digital Literacy for Adopting E-Banking Services: A Strategy to Empower Women Entrepreneurs in Mauritius. She is currently involved in the development of the e-platform of Community Learning and Engagement at her School and working in collaboration with a US Fullbright Scholar in her study on impact investment in Mauritius focusing on women's economic empowerment. 
  • Title of the Key Note Speech: Reinforcing The Knowledge Economy


  • Dr. Wissal Ben Arfi, Associate-Professor in Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship at EDC Paris Business School (France), Department of Entrepreneurship & Digital Transfromation and member of the Observatory and Research Center on Entrepreneurship (OCRE). As an academic, and previously as a PhD student , she is graduated from the University of Grenoble-Alpes, France in 2014. She taught at the University of Auvergne (IAE), INSA Lyon, the University of Bordeaux, KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux) and IDRAC Business School (Lyon). Her main research topics are in Digital Innovation, Digital Innovation Platforms, Green innovation, Entrepreneurship, Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Knowledge Sharing. She published in Small Business Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences and other international ranked journals. Before starting her academic career, she worked in Tunisia as a Human Resources Manager in the dairy sector and Business Management Consultant within High Tech companies & Family Business Firms.
  • Title of the Key Note Speech: Organizational resilience, strategic agility & Digital agility: lessons from and thinking beyond the COVID-19 pandemic


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