Knowledge for Market Use 2014

The Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc and the Department of Applied Economics
request the pleasure of your company at the 9th year of the international science conference called

Knowledge for Market Use 2014
Media and Communication in the 21st Century

Date of the conference: September 11 - 12, 2014
Venue of the conference: Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic


The conference takes place under the auspices of Doc. PhDr. Jiří Lach, Ph.D., M.A., Dean of the Philosophical Faculty, and it is intended for scholars, university students and other experts as well as businesspeople.

Media have an important and irreplaceable role in our world. They are means of communication which undoubtedly have both positive and negative influences on our lives. In addition, they strongly affect the knowledge work environment. A debate on the current state of the media and their influence is inevitable for the present-day knowledge society.


The conference programme is divided into the following sections:

  • Introductory round table – discussion of the conference participants and experts
  • Knowledge management and management of knowledge workers
  • Significance of modern technologies for sharing and producing knowledge
  • Public economy
  • Finance and taxes
  • Companies and regions
  • Best practices in the economic history
  • Economic psychology
  • Research studies
  • 'Future economists' - section for all students of economics


The Conference Proceedings are to be published electronically with ISBN.
The Proceedings of Knowledge for Market Use 2012 have been indexed by the Web of Knowledge. The Proceedings of Knowledge for Market Use 2013 are under review and similarly the Proceedings 2014 will be sent for a review with the ISI Thomson Reuters Database (WoS).

The conference fee includes an evening banquet.