Invited talks

    1. Guest lecture on the topic "Digitalization, Future of Work, and Inequality" at the University of Georgia (in the class on "Global Digitization Trends"), on April 6, 2021.

    2. Invited expert at the OECD expert meeting on indicators of AI adoption, February 3, 2021.

    3. Invited expert panelist at the OECD International conference on AI in Work, Innovation, Productivity and Skills, February 2nd, 2021.

    4. Invited speaker on "Gender Equality and Digitalization" at the 14th Bremer Schiffahrtskongress, Bremen, Germany, December 1st, 2020.

    5. Keynote speaker on "Glocalization and Gender Equality: Empowering Women in Digital Age" at the 4th International Women and Justice Summit, Istanbul, Turkey, November 27, 2020.

    6. Invited speaker at Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit 2020, Expert panel on "Promoting a gender-responsive and inclusive Fourth Industrial Revolution", September 4, 2020.

    7. Invited speaker at Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit 2020 Digital Series, ITPO Tokyo: Society 5.0, August 18, 2020. (link to the video)

    8. Invited talk on "The Impact of New Digital Technologies on Gender Equality in Developing Countries" at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, Netherlands, April 30, 2020.

    9. Invited talk at the Informatik-Kolloquium at the University of Bremen, Germany, January 13, 2020.

    10. Keynote speaker at the 19th Aleksanteri Conference on “Technology, Culture, and Society in the Eurasian Space” organized by the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland, October 23-25, 2019.

    11. Keynote speaker on "Digitalisierung, Geschlechtergleichstellung und individuelles Datenkapital: Haben wir einen neuen Gender-Bias?" at zam Steiermark, Graz, Austria, April 16, 2019.

    12. Invited talk on "Frauen als Gewinner einer Digitalen Arbeitswelt?" and panel discussion at the congress "Digitaler Staat", Berlin, Germany, April 2-3, 2019.

    13. Invited speaker in a panel discussion on "Innovative Jobs in the Digital Future" at the German Center for Science and Innovation (DWIH), Moscow, Russia, December 4, 2018.

    14. Invited talk on “The Effects of Digitalization of Occupations on Employment and Entrepreneurship” at the international Workshop “Innovating Innovation Policy“ at Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany, September 26-28, 2018.

    15. Invited speaker in a panel discussion on “How does the digital revolution challenge innovation policy?” at the international Workshop “Innovating Innovation Policy“ at Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany, September 26-28, 2018.

    16. Invited expert at the Workshop "Building Belonging in a Rapidly Changing World", organized by Breuninger Foundation, Robert-Bosch-Foundation and the Community Foundations of Canada, Wasan Island, Canada, August 13-17, 2018.

    17. 2nd IZA/OECD Workshop: Labor Productivity and the Digital Economy, at OECD, Paris, France, July 26-27, 2018.

    18. Public lecture on "Women as winners in the digital age?" as part of the "Kieler Woche" festival, Kiel, Germany, June 21, 2018.

    19. Panel discussion at "Economic Talk of Mittelstandsunion Bavaria (CSU) on Digital SMEs" with Kerstin Schreyer (Bavarian Minister for Family, Labor, and Social Affairs), Valerie Holsboer (Board Member of the Federal Employment Agency), Eva Maria Himmelbauer (Member of the National Council, Austria), and Hans Michelbach (Member of the German Bundestag), München, Germany, June 18, 2018.

    20. Consultation talks with members of the Bundestag as part of the "Leibniz in the Bundestag" initiative, Berlin, Germany, June 5-6, 2018.

    21. Panel discussion at the 42nd Federal Congress of the German Association of Women Lawyers, Stuttgart, Germany, September 23, 2017.

    22. Invited talk and panel discussion at the "Digital Week 2017" in Kiel, Germany, September 19, 2017.

    23. Invited talk at the Women20 Summit on the Effects of Digitalization on Gender Equality within the G20 Economies, Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2017.

    24. Invited talk at the G20 event on Digitalization and Women's Empowerment in Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 20, 2017.

    25. Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Oslo Fiscal Studies, University of Oslo, September 16, 2016.

    26. Invited talk at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia, March 11, 2016.

    27. Invited talk at the Laboratory of Entrepreneurship Research, National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, September 14, 2015.


    1. World Manufacturing Forum Annual Meeting 2019, September 2019, Cernobbio, Italy.

    2. 22nd Uddevalla Symposium on "Unlocking the Potential of Regions through Entrepreneurship and Innovations", June 27-29, 2019 at Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), L’Aquila, Italy.

    3. 22nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs (G-Forum), October 10th – 12th, 2018, University of Hohenheim / Stuttgart Media University, Germany.

    4. Verein für Socialpolitik, Annual Congress 2017 on "Alternative Structures for Money and Banking", University of Vienna, Austria, September 3-6, 2017, Paper presentation.

    5. The 9th Beyound Humanism Conference on “Posthuman Studies – Humanities, Metahumanities, Posthumanities”, John Cabot University Rome, Italy, July 20-22, Paper presentation.

    6. The 56th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) on " Cities & Regions: Smart, Sustainable, Inclusive?", Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, August 23-26, 2016, Paper presentation.

    7. 19th Nordic Conference on Small Business Research (NCSB 2016) "Entrepreneurship and Value Creation", Stockholm School of Economics Riga, Latvia, May 19-20, 2016, Paper presentation.

    8. 3rd Geography of Innovation Conference, Toulouse, France, January 27-30, 2016, Paper presentation.

    9. 10th Regional Innovation Policies Conference, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 15-16, 2015, Paper presentation.

    10. 8. Nutzerkonferenz "Forschen mit dem Mikrozensus": Analysen zur Sozialstruktur und zum sozialen Wandel, Mannheim, Germany, November 11-12, 2014, Paper presentation.

    11. The 6th Conference of the Beyond Humanism Network on "Posthuman Politics", University of the Aegean, Lesbos, Greece, September 25-28, 2014, Paper presentation.

    12. Verein für Socialpolitik, Annual Congress 2014 on "Evidence-based Economic Policy", Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany, September 7-10, 2014, Paper presentation.

    13. The 54th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) on "Regional Development and Globalization: Best Practices", St. Petersburg University, Russia, August 26-29, 2014, Paper presentation.

    14. The 12th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurial Research (IECER), Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Chur, Switzerland, February 12-14, 2014, Paper presentation.

    15. Verein für Socialpolitik, Annual Congress 2013 on "Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order", Düsseldorf, Germany, September 4-7, 2013, Paper presentation.

    16. The 11th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurial Research (IECER), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia, Italy, March 13-15, 2013, Paper presentation.

    17. BABSON College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas, USA, June 06-09, 2012, Paper presentation.

    18. The 10th Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurial Research (IECER), University of Regensburg, Germany, February 15-17, 2012, Paper presentation.

    19. DRUID Summer Conference 2011 on Innovation, Strategy, and Structure: Organizations, Institutions, Systems and Regions, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, June 15-17, 2011, Paper presentation.

    20. EMAEE 2011: 7th European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, February 14-16, 2011, Paper presentation.

    21. DRUID Summer Conference 2010 on Opening Up Innovation: Strategy, Organization and Technology, Imperial College London Business School, June 16-18, 2010, Paper presentation.

    22. MIEM (TU) - Scientific and Technical Conference of Students and Young Researchers, 2006, Moscow, Russia, Paper Presentation.

      1. Workshops

    23. JCU Workshop on „Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship”, John Cabot University Rome, Italy, May 31st, 2018.

    24. WEast Workshop in Economic History and Development: “Understanding economic growth and development in Central and Eastern Europe”, Moscow, 2-3 September 2016. Paper presentation.

    25. IWH Workshop on Entrepreneurship and the Labour Market, Halle, Germany, April 22, 2016.

    26. Workshop "Offene Beschäftigungssysteme – Betriebliche Personal- und individuelle Arbeitsmarktstrategien“, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, December 6-7, 2010, Paper presentation (with Michael Fritsch and Elisabeth Bublitz).

    27. First Joint DIW/IZA Workshop on Entrepreneurship Research, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, February 25-26, 2010, Paper presentation (with Michael Fritsch) and discussion.

    28. Brown-Bag Seminar at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin, November 11th, 2009. Paper presentation.

    29. Workshop on “Introduction to Survival Analysis and Event History Modeling”, Friedrich Schiller University (Dep. of Psychology), October 31st, 2009, Jena, Germany.

    30. Workshop on “Optimal Matching” of the Collaborative Research Center 580 (SFB 580), May 8th, 2009.

    31. Introduction into Data Analysis with Socio-Economic Panel Data, DIW, Berlin (2009)

      1. Summer Schools

    32. 4th Jena Summer Academy on “Innovation and Uncertainty”, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics and Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, July 25th - August 8th, 2010, Paper presentation.

    33. 3rd Jena Summer Academy on “Innovation and Uncertainty”, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics and Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany, July 26th - August 8th, 2009. Paper presentation.

    34. Max Planck School on Entrepreneurship Research, at the Max Planck institute of Economics, Jena, Germany, Juli 20 – 24, 2009.