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Scientific Committee

Keynote Speaker

Prof. John Metselaar

Topic

“To be successful in today’s complex environment requires a new, “inverted” Leadership – that connects a Growth Mindset with an organizational Learning Culture to unleash Innovation”

John-Metselaar

Scientific Committee

Prof. dr. LORETA BUKŠNYTĖ – MARMIENĖ

  • Psychosocial functioning of personality; psychological correlates of job performance; counselling of organization; senior students’ psychosocial adaptation in school; diagnostic of conflicts and their management; career management; professional identity
  • Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. KRISTINA ŽARDECKAITĖ – MATULAITIENĖ

  • Effectiveness of psychological interventions; psychological aspects of risky behaviour (drug usage, risky sexual behaviour, risky driving, emigration); interpersonal communication research (interpersonal relationships, verbal and nonverbal communication, relationship satisfaction); gender issues in psychology research (gender similarities and differences, gender stereotypes); research in religiosity/spirituality.
  • Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology

Associate Professor Giedrė Motuzaitė-Matuzevičiūtė

  • The Neolithic-Bronze Age in Ukraine, in Lithuania, Central Asia, Human interaction with nature, human adaptation to natural conditions, human impact on nature, farming strategies.
  • Vilnius University, History Faculty/Department of Archaeology

Associate Professor Ingrida Unikaitė-Jakuntavičienė

  • Political communication, political campaigns, election behavior, funding of parties and campaigns, citizenship, conflict resolution.
  • The Department of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy, Vytautas Magnus University

Professor (Associate) Doc. Dr. Viktorija Čepukienė

  • Counseling, Psychotherapeutic Processes, Psychological Resilience, Student Counseling, Family Psychology
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University

PhD., ALGIS KRUPAVIČIUS

  • comparative politics: political change and the internal structure of political systems; the content and quality of democracy; elections and parties in modern Europe; comparative public policy.
  • Faculty of Social Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University

Assoc. prof.  Loreta Gustainienė

  • Positive psychological and social factors related to personal health and work environment; Psychosocial risk factors at work.
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University

Associate Professor Algimantas Merkevičius

  • Theoretical archeology, history of archeology, Early iron age, Social archeology, Prehistoric religion, Methods in archeology, The identity of the early Balts, the release of the late prehistoric period in Lithuania and in Europe, Material Culture Theory, Prehistoric amber in the Baltic region
  • Earlier metal products in the Baltic region, Early Civilization in the Old World
  • Vilnius University, History Faculty/Department of Archaeology

PhD., Tamara Bairašauskaitė

  • The history of national minorities, History of Lithuanian Tartars, History of Lithuanian noblemen’s
  • Vilnius University, History Faculty, Department of Historical Theory and Cultural History

PhD., Liuda Šinkariova

  • Research into various social demographic groups in a variety of psychological and behavioral clinical settings (depression, anxiety, impulsiveness, social anxiety, loneliness, post traumatic stress, disturbing thoughts, self-regulation, sleep disturbances, addictions in psychoactive substances, purchases, gambling, Internet); Studies in children and adolescents psychosocial adaptation difficulties
  • Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University

PhD., ŠARŪNAS LIEKIS

  • History, Political science, Minority issues, Religion policy, Egodocumentation.
  • The Department of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy, Vytautas Magnus University