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The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global support the CASA organized conference in Prague from June 1-3, 2015

June 5, 2015NEW YORKThe Chinese American Scholars Association (CASA)  E-Leader Conference was held at the University of Economics in Prague, 4 Winston Churchill Square, 130 67 Praha, Czech Republic Businessmen. CEO’s, educators, professionals, women and leaders  in various fields   converged in Prague to discuss global issues.  The E-Leaders conferences, run by CASA since 2006, aim to discuss major global issues today that relates to education, learning, entrepreneurship, e-Commerce, ethics and social responsibility.

David Drake (,  Chairman of LDJ Capital, The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global, says, “The conference helps people from different walks of life come together. From entrepreneurs to professors, attendees can learn a lot by attending the event.”

Prague. Photo credit to

Prague. Photo credit to

The program started on the morning of June 1, with registration opening at 9am.  Prof. Dr. Ludmila Sterbova,  Vice Dean of the Faculty of International Relations in the  University of Economics Prague, gave  the welcome speech. There were 3 keynotes, followed by one session. On the next two days, it also started with a keynote, followed by two sessions per day.

The 5 keynotes with their corresponding topics are:

•Karen Melonie Gould, CEO of Gateway2Enterprise in UK will talk on “Women Warriors Female Entrepreneurs”

•Dr. Léo F. C. Bruno, Professor of Leadership at the  Dom Cabral Foundation in  Nova Lima, Brazil  will speak on “Nooleadership or Virtuous Leadership and Its Impact on Organizational Performance”

•Philip Beckwith and  Mary Beckwith from the  University of Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, UK  will expound on “An Analysis of Contemporary Issues for Leaders in Healthcare Education:  Achieving Praxis and Closing the Theory Practice Divide”

•Dr. Milan Zeleny of the  Graduate School of Business in Fordham University, New York and The Tomas Bata University, Zlin, Czech Republic will speak on “Evolutionary Economics: Transformations and Metamorphosis of Economy”

•Dr. Kirpal Singh, Director of Wee Kim Wee Center and  Associate Professor at the  English Literature, School of Social Science in Singapore Management University, will speak on “The Coming Challenge for the Global Leaders”

The session chairs and speakers included:

Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem, Faculty Member of the Computer Science Department, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at Ain Shams University, Egypt

Brigita Lazur Lunder, Visiting Expert at Faculty of Economics and Business, Slovenia

Cynthia Sytsma (session chair), Faculty member of School of Education at National University, United States

Dina Pacis (session chair), Associate Professor of  School of Education at the  National University, United States

Donald Hsu, President & CEO, Chinese American Scholars Association

Jaroslava Kniezova, Faculty member of  the Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Management in  Comenius University,Slovakia

Krystyna Palonka, Expert at the Poland Asia Research Center, Poland

LudmilaSterbova, Vice Dean Faculty of International Relations at the University of Economics Prague, Czech Republic

Mary Beckwith (session chair), Faculty member of the University of Bedfordshire, UK

Patrick Kim Cheng Low (session chair), Certified MBTI Administrator of  Singapore and Visiting Professor at the University South Pacific, Fiji

Penelope D. Keough (session chair), Associate Professor of School of Special Education at National University, United States

Susan Sapsed, Independent Healthcare Consultant, UK

T. C. John Teo, Director of Learning and Development at the Singapore Human Resource Institute

The event was sponsored by AVTech Institute of Technology, The Hong Kong Management Association, Center for Advanced Studies, Xincon, VASE Construction, Tallinn University of Technology, Singapore Management University, Corvinus, VSE, TOPICA, FER, University of Malaya, World Network of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs (WNYLE), TMC Academy, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Gea College,, Stamford University,  and Fudan University.

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