Doctoral seminar

The Doctoral Seminar of the Conference is a special forum in which Ph.D. students and candidates meet with other doctoral students and internationally renowned researchers in the field of Management and Public Administration to discuss and get feedback on their work-in-progress of the thesis. The seminar Committee will select up to 20 participants who will be required to give short presentations, which will be followed by in-depth discussion with the faculty teams in three groups.


The objectives of the Doctoral Seminar are:

  • to receive feedback from the co-chairs,
  • to initiate networking among marketing researchers and receive guidance of how to write an article to an international journal,
  • to help the participants share knowledge and learn from each other.


The Doctoral Seminar will be an event taking place on October, 16, 2014. Paper submissions for the Doctoral Seminar are due on May 20, 2014.




Submission package should include the following documents:

  1. Abstract of candidate’s PhD research

Curriculum Vitae (download template in word.doc)




Early Bird Registration Fee:
150 Euros (Before August 15th, 2014)


Regular Registration Fee:
200 Euros (After August 15th, 2014)


Doctoral Seminar Coordinators:


Maria M. Smirnova, St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management

Anna V. Menshikova, St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management