Vaclav Cempírek

He studied at the University of Žilina and at the Technical University of Dresden. Since 1996 he has taught at the University of Pardubice; he was appointed full professor in 2008. Between 2010 and 2013 he was member of the Parliament of the Czech Republic. Since 2015 he has been the chairman of the Czech Logistics Association. He has authored numerous books and journal articles.

E-mail: vaclav.cempirek@upce.cz

 

Jozef Gnap

Since 1985 he has worked for the University of Žilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Department of Road and Urban Transport. He earned his doctoral degree in 1992 from the Department Branch and Sector Economy. In 1996 he became associate professor and in 2002 he was appointed full professor. In 2000 he also became the chair of the department. He is member of the directorate of the Association of Logistics and Freight Forwarding.

E-mail: Jozef.Gnap@fpedas.uniza.sk

 

Edyta Klosa

She studied management at the University of Economics in Katowice and after finishing her study in 2001 she started to work there as a lecturer and researcher for the Department of Business Logistics at Faculty of Management. As she earned her doctoral degree in 2009, she was appointed assistant professor at her department. As a young scholar she won a scholarship co-founded by the British Council and the Polish Ministry of Science (Cranfield University, UK). She is a researcher in the field of supply chain logistics individually as well as a member of her departmental research team and international research teams (e.g. Thenexom group, Polish-Slovenian research team, multi-university team working on LOGOS project). Edyta Klosa is also an author and co-author of multiple articles and papers as well as a monography covering logistics issues. In addition she translated two logistics handbooks to Polish (Coyle J.J., Bardi E., Langley Jr. J.: Management of Business Logistics and Lysons K.: Purchasing and Suply Chain Management). Since 2001 she has also worked as a managerial trainer and advisor for Polish firms or international companies running their businesses in Poland.

E-mail: editk@tlen.pl

 

Attila Korompai

He studies geography and biology and earned a doctorate in economics. He worked as associate professor and head of the Geography Department at the Corvinus University of Budapest. He taught courses on regional analysis, forecasting and planning, regional policy, economics and geography of natural resources, economic geography in Hungarian and English language, and also elaboration of teaching programs, materials, textbooks for the above courses. He has experiences in the theories, methodologies and elaboration of regional studies and strategies, territorial impact assessment and evaluation, analyzing territorial synergies on international (EU), national, regional and settlement levels. He is member of the Regional Science Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungarian ambassador of the Regional Studies Association, member of Hungarian Scientific Associations of Geography, Regional Science, and Settlement Development.

E-mail: attila.korompai@uni-corvinus.hu

 

Iveta Kubasáková

She obtained her PhD in Transport and telecommunication technology from the Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications of the University of Žilina in 2006. Since 2009 she has been working as assistant professor at Department of Road and Urban Transport of the same university. She is the author of university textbooks and several papers published in academic journals.

E-mail: iveta.kubasakova@fpedas.uniza.sk

 

Ákos Radóczy

He studied engineering and economic at the Transport and Telecommunication College in Győr and the University of Economics in Budapest and earned a doctoral degree in economics from the latter in 1991. As a transport advisor he worked for several companies and the Institute for Transport Sciences. He was involved in several international projects of the Hungarian Logistics Association.

E-mail: radoczyttamas@t-email.hu

 

Petr Průša

He studied transport management at the University of Pardubice, where he also obtained his PhD in 2000. He is as an associate professor and director of the transport laboratory at the same university. Between 2008 and 2010 he acted as department chair, and 2010 and 2013 he was the vice-dean for international relations of the Jan Perner Transport Faculty. He is the author of several journal articles and book chapters.

E-mail: petr.prusa@upce.cz

 

Ivana Šimková

She obtained her PhD in 2015 from the University of Žilina. During her postgraduate studies she spent a semester at the University of Patras (Greece), where she worked on the GIFT 2.0, a strategic project in the Adriatic corridor. She also obtained a MSc degree Civil Engineering in 2012 from University of El Paso (USA). Currently she works for the Transport Research Institute in Žilina as a researcher in public urban transport. She has authored several journal articles.

E-mail: simkova@vud.sk

 

Marcin Świtała

He earned his MA and PhD degrees from the University of Economics in Katowice. Since 2009 he has worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Business Logistics at the same university. His research focuses on logistics service market and logistics outsourcing relationships, and its results have been published in several academic journals. He is also the author of two marketing books.

E-mail: marcin.switala@ue.katowice.pl

 

Lajos Veres

He studied engineering and economics at the Kiev University of Civil Aviation and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He obtained a PhD in regional development from the University of Pécs. He worked at the airport of Tököl and as advisor helped local authorities in regional development. He is professor of economics at the College of Dunaújváros, where he teaches regional development, regional economics, tourism economics, regional policy of European Union, settlement and regional planning, as well as regional logistics and logistics management. He is also the Danube Strategy Director of the same college. In the past few years he managed the elaboration of Danube Strategy in several European Union project. He is also chairman of the Domestic Regional Development Co. and the Scientific Association for Spatial Development. He authored 11 independent books and 20 book chapters.

E-mail: veresl53@gmail.com