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Peer-Reviewed Conference and Workshop Papers

“Biodiversity in Agri-Food Value Chains: comparative studies in three countries”
182nd EAAE Seminar, 14 – 15 September 14-15, 2022
CIHEAM/MAICh, Chania, Crete, Greece.

“Social embeddedness and resilience in cooperatives: results from two case studies.” ICA CCR European Research Conference – Athens 2022. July 13 – 15, 2022. Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece.

“Addressing Regulatory and Legislative Barriers in the Bioeconomy through Circular Regulations (CR).” 2nd Symposium on Circular Economy and Sustainability, June 14 – 16, 2021. Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University, Thrace, Greece (online via zoom due to covid-19).

“Circular Regulations (CR) and Governance in bioeconomy” paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Conference (ICEC), hosted by the Chair of Societal Transition and Circular Economy at the University of Freiburg.
November 30 – December 3, 2020, Freiburg, Germany (online via zoom due to covid-19)

“Cooperatives As Naturally Embedded Organizations – Implications for Societal Challenges and Resilience” (Lamprinakis, L., and Kassam, S.) at the 2019 SASE Conference on Fathomless Futures: Algorithmic and Imagined, Session: Can Co-operatives Create Community and Economic Development? An international perspective, June 27 – 29, 2019.  The New School – New York City, USA.

“Using mixed methods for mapping and evaluating ecosystem services” (Lamprinakis, L., and Kassam, S.) at the 164th EAAE Seminar: Preserving Ecosystem Services via Sustainable Agrofood Chains. Chania, Crete, Greece September 5-7, 2018.

“Circular regulations (CR) for bioeconomy development” ICABR Conference on “Disruptive Innovations, Value Chains and Rural Development” June 12-15, 2018. The World Bank, Washington DC, USA.

“Uncovering the strategies within the decision-making framework of food risk analysis in the Nordics” Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity, May 28-31, 2018. Queen’s University Belfast, safefood, Université Laval – Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

“How to successfully change an organization: management perceptions and practices” International Conference on Sustainable Development, August 09- 10, 2017. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

“Mapping and economic valuation of the ecosystem services provided by a wetland site in Danube” The 11th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) (161st EAAE Seminar) on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, February 13-17, 2017. Innsbruck-Igls, Austria.

“Organizational Embeddedness, Economic Resilience and New Modes of Production: Insights from Four Case Studies” The 2016 SASE Conference on Moral Economies, Economic Moralities, Mini-Conference on Re-embedding the Social: New Modes of Production, Critical Consumption and Alternative Lifestyles, June 24 – 26, 2016. University of California – Berkeley, U.S.A.

“Challenging neoliberal managerialism: Emerging management alternatives from cooperatives and community owned enterprises” The 9th International Conference in Critical Management Studies, July 8-10, 2015. University of Leicester, UK.

“Exploring the impact of mental frames on cooperatives and their communities” European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Congress, August 26 – 29, 2014. Ljubljana, Slovenia.

“Targeted Regional Innovation Systems, Cooperatives and Socio-economic Development” ICA Research conference: Cooperatives in local and regional development. Pula, Croatia June 25-28, 2014.

“Rethinking competitiveness for high cost producers” 36th Meeting of the Norwegian Association for Economists (Forskermøtet), 6-7 January 2014. BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway.

“Cooperative Adaptation and Transformation in Turbulent Times: a qualitative case study” ICA Global Research Conference, June 12-15, 2013. European University Cyprus, Cyprus.

“Environmental change and organizational transformation in agricultural cooperatives – a qualitative case study” Agricultural Economics Society, 87th Annual Conference, April 8–10, 2013. University of Warwick, England.

“An Identity Effect on Consumption for a Green Consumer Group” 9th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, 23-25 January 2013. International Conference Center Hiroshima, Japan.

“Organizational change and adaptation in cooperatives-a qualitative case study” 35th Meeting of the Norwegian Association for Economists (Forskermøtet), 7-8 January 2013. University of Stavanger, Norway.

“Governance and adaptation in cooperatives: the case of Valio and the Finnish dairy value chain” 130th European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar, August 31 – September 1, 2012. Uppsala, Sweden.

“Organizational Response to Institutional Change: EU Membership and the Finnish Dairy Sector” 12th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6-8 July 2012. University Center, Chicago, USA.

“Cooperative responses to changes in the institutional and economic environment” CoopsYear2012-Cooperative Responses to Global Challenges, March 21 – 23, 2012. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany in cooperation with UN DESA (United Nations Department for Economics and Social Affaires). The conference was organized within the framework of the International Year of Cooperatives 2012. Berlin, Germany.

“Organizational Innovation in the Face of Institutional Change: The Case of the Finish Dairy Sector” 6th International European Forum (Igls-Forum) on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, February 13-17, 2012-Innsbruck-Igls, Austria.
The paper was also published at the proceedings as:
Lamprinakis, L. (2012). Organizational Innovation in the Face of Institutional Change: The Case of the Finnish Dairy Sector. Proceedings In Food System Dynamics (ISSN:2194-511). Proceedings of the 6th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks 2012: Pages 148-160. Available online.

“Mental frames and organizational decision-making: facing the challenges of change” European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Congress 2011, August 30 – September 2, 2011. Zurich, Switzerland.

“Consumer identity and environmentally sustainable consumption” 5th International Consumer Sciences Research Conference (Consumer11), July 18 – 20, 2011. Bonn, Germany.

“Foreign Versus Local: The Fight for Consumer’s Heart” 113th European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar, September 3 – 6, 2009. Chania, Crete, Greece.

“An Application of Cognitive Dissonance Theory on the Competition for a Local Market”
Canadian Economic Association (CEA) 42nd Annual Meetings, June 6 – June 8, 2008. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

“Cognitive Dissonance and Customer Allegiance in a Mixed Oligopoly” Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) & Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Joint Annual Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2007. Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

“Co-operatives and Local Communities: An Economic Psychological Approach” International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC) & Association for Cooperative Educators (ACE), in 2007 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 26 – June 2, 2007. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

“The Role of Co-operatives in Competition: The Case of Dairyworld” Canadian Economic Association (CEA) & Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Conference, May 26 – 28, 2006. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

“Market Structure, R&D and Advertising in the Greek Dairy Industry” Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association (NAREA) & Canadian Agricultural Economics Society (CAES) Conference, June 20 – 23, 2004. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

“Market Structure and Endogenous Sunk Costs in the Greek Dairy Industry”
83rd European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar, September 4 – 7, 2003. Chania, Crete, Greece.

Keynote and Invited Lectures

“Norske verdikjeder for matvarer og utfordringer for biodiversitet: innsikt fra BIOVALUE-prosjektet” at NIBIO Divisjonssamling: Divisjon for matproduksjon og samfunn, 4.-5. oktober 2022, Kløfta, Norge.

“Social science and food safety governance: risk-analysis and decision-making frameworks” at Mattrygghetsdagen Seminar November 22, 2018. Nofima, Ås Norway.

“Organizational development and loyalty in cooperatives”
Keynote presentation at the seminar “Successful co-operative”, organized by the KEVILI coop, the Estonian University of Life Sciences and the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Trade. Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, October 14, 2015.

“Organizational response and adaptation: challenges for dairy co-ops”
Estonian-Latvian Milk Forum, organized by the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce. Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, November 5, 2013.

“Dilemmas of the CAP reform. Between competitiveness and public goods: can farmers deliver both?” International conference organized by the Groupe de Bruges and the Agricultural University of Athens (postgraduate program Integrated Rural Development) – April 2011 Athens, Greece.

“Prospects and Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities”
Meeting organized by the Merkouri Estate – April 2011. Peloponissos, Greece.

“The Industrialization of Agriculture and its Consequences on the Environment”
Harokopion University of Athens, April 20, 2010.

“Agricultural Markets and Competition” Part of the Programme “Support for the Development of the Policy Dialog and Advice Programme of the Republic of Kazakhstan (PDAP).” INCOM Ltd. International Consulting and Management, August 31 – September 4, 2009.