NICE Conference in Kraków 2018


Fostering the Dialogue Between Science and Practice in Career Guidance and Counselling

We are proud to announce that the 2018 Conference of NICE will be hosted by the Faculty of Management and Social Communication of the Jagiellonian University of Kraków in Poland from September 5-8, 2018.

The conference will be a structured learning event, a new kind of conference, which primarily aims at promoting and showcasing high-quality, scientifically based training and practice in career guidance and counselling including through such formats as keynote lectures, master classes, transdisciplinary learning activities, training workshops, peer-learning activities, etc. We will also reserve some space for the presentation of original research findings on the conference theme to build bridges between research-based training and practice-oriented research.

Keynote Speakers (confirmed)

  • Jenny Bimrose, PhD, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (UK)
  • Scott Solberg, PhD, Boston University (USA)
  • Christiane Schiersmann, PhD, University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Chair: Czeslaw Noworol, PhD Jagiellonian University Kraków, Institute of Economics, Finance and Management (Poland),  Johannes Katsarov, University of Zurich, Center for Ethics (Switzerland)

Co-Chair: Peter Kruythoff, Career Management Institute (Netherlands), Prof Dr Monika Petermandl, Danube University Krems (Austria), Prof Dr Michael Scharpf, Vice-Rector of the University of Applied Sciences, HdBA (Germany), Prof Dr Bernd-Joachim Ertelt, University of Applied Sciences, HdBA (Germany)

Scientific Committee

  • Augustyn Bańka, PhD, University SWPS (Poland)
  • Adam Biela, PhD, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland)
  • David Blustein, PhD, Boston College (USA)
  • Nikos Drosos, PhD, University of Athens (Greece)
  • Bernd-Joachim Ertelt, PhD, University of Applied Sciences, HdBA (Germany)
  • Srecko Goic, PhD, University of Split (Croatia)
  • Piotr Jedynak, PhD, Jagiellonian University (Poland)
  • Paola Magnano, PhD, Kore University Enna (Italy)
  • Jonas Masdonati, PhD, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Siobhan Neary, PhD, University of Derby (UK)
  • Laura Nota, PhD, University of Padova (Italy)
  • Patrizia Patrizi, PhD, University of Sassari (Italy)
  • Roberta Piazza, PhD, University of Catania (Italy)
  • Kestutis Pukelis, PhD, Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas (Lithuania)
  • Hazel Reid, PhD, Canterbury Christ Church University (UK)
  • Michael Scharpf, PhD, University of Applied Sciences, HdBA (Germany)
  • Laurent Sovet, PhD, University Paris Descartes (France)
  • Antoni Wontorczyk, PhD, Jagiellonian University (Poland)

Supporting Organisations