Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

17th International Conference at Brno University of Technology,

Faculty of Business and Management 2019

30. 4. 2019

Conference Theme:

“Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development: Digital Transformation of Corporate Business“

 

Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering

from the Academic and Practitioners Views

 

Dear Madam/Sir,

we are pleased to invite you to the 17th International Conference  “ Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering from the Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development Academic and Practitioners Views“ hosted by the Faculty of Business and Management. This conference is associated with two projects: Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project „CHEDTEB: Collaboration in Higher Education for Digital Transformation in European Business“ and TACR ETA project TL02000215 „DIGITALTRANSMSP: Digital transformation for Business Model Innovations in SMEs in the Czech Republic".

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About the Conference:

The main theme of the conference is "Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development: Digital Transformation of Corporate Business”. This conference will feature competitive papers, plenary session and panel sessions. Submissions will be subjected to a blind review process and selected papers will be published in the refereed Conference proceedings „Selected papers: Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship Development: Digital Transformation of Corporate Business: Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering from the Academic and Practitioners Views“ which will be applied for covering by the following abstracting/indexing services:  Web of Science. Authors of the best papers will have opportunity to submit their extended papers to the journals of conference partners.

Conference Goal:

The aim of this year’s conference is to provide an expert platform for sharing ideas and discussing opinions between the academics and practitioners in the sphere of new trends and perspectives of business development and entrepreneurship influenced by the digital era, especially from the perspective of digital transformation of corporate business.

At the same time, the conference organisers wish to extend the discussion platform and open it for students of Master’s programmes of partner universities.

This will be achieved through multi-disciplinary panels and discussions of current problems and conditions of business and entrepreneurships in the Europe and the World.

Major highlights of the conference would be creating of the platform for network and communication with distinguished entrepreneurs, managers and traders.

Conference Language: English. 

We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship. 

Conference sections:

Section 1: Economic in Digital Transformation

Section 2: Management in Digital Transformation

Section 3: Finance in Digital Transformation

Section 4: Systems in Digital Transformation

Section 5: Universities in Digital Transformation.

Section 6: Master Students Section

Participation opportunities

  • participation with publication in Conference Proceeding of Selected papers: apply with paper (6-10 pages), get the feedback of  experienced reviewers, participate in the conference, publish online and apply to ISI Web of Science
  • participation without publication in Conference Proceeding: apply with short abstract (up to 1 page), get the feedback of experienced reviewers, participate in the conference, publish extended paper in conference partners journals
  • participation of master students: apply with structured abstract/paper, get the feedback of experienced reviewers, participate in the conference by presentation (or online presentation) Students may register for the conference through their abstract/papers which should contain: The description of the issue, research objective, research of the relevant expert sources, applied research methods, and the results and the assessment of the solution outputs associated with the impact onto business and entrepreneurship development in the digital era. The students may take part in the conference either in person or by means of an online presentation of the papers dealing with current issues of the impact of digitisation on business and entrepreneurship development from the national and international perspective. The papers are to be presented in the student section and the best paper will win the Dean’s Award of the Faculty of Business and Management.

Abstract or Paper Submission and Requirements 

• Apply with an abstract (1 page) by February 10, 2019

Abstract will be reviewed. Abstracts must be submitted by the main author (first author listed on the title page of the abstract). A structured abstract must specify the objective of the paper, employed research methodology, discussion, conclusions, keywords, JEL Codes. Abstract structure requirements: purpose, methodology/methods, scientific aim, findings, discussion, conclusions. Abstracts of not less than 250-300 words must be submitted. Abstracts will be reviewed. Template of the abstract (see on the conference website)

 

• Submit the paper (6-10 pages) by February 10, 2019

Papers will be reviewed. Papers must be submitted by the main author (first author listed on the title page of the paper). Paper must also involve structured abstract (not less than 250-300 words). It is necessary to use relevant references, especially articles and texts from Web of Science databases. All submissions will be checked for potential plagiarism. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Template of the paper (see on the conference website)

 

Submit the abstract/paper to master students section by February 28, 2019

Abstracts and papers of student’s work have same conditions as mentioned above. Templates of the abstract and papers are available on the conference website.

 

Publication Opportunities:

Reviewed papers presented at the conference will be published in the Proceeding of Selected papers. Authors of the best abstracts and papers will have opportunity to publish their extended papers in following journals:

On the basis of agreed cooperation with editors of the scientific journals will be of qualitative contributions offered the opportunity to publish their papers in journals indexed in reputable databases:

Trends Economics and Management (Czech Republic) http://trendy.fbm.vutbr.cz/index.php/trends

Business: Theory and Practice (Lithuania) http://www.btp.vgtu.lt/index.php/btp/index

Journal of Business Economics and Management (Lithuania) http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tbem20/current#.VIjGNv3hb3g

Economics and Business (Latvia) https://ortus.rtu.lv/science/en/series/3

Engineering Economics (Lithuania) http://www.inzeko.ktu.lt/index.php/EE

Business, Management and Education (Lithuania) http://www.bme.vgtu.lt/index.php/bme

Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy (Poland) http://www.equilibrium.umk.pl/

Oeconomia Copernicana (Poland) http://oeconomia.pl/

Conference Fees

Conference participation fee – EUR 75 - expenses related to organizational and publishing activities, Reception and Social program.

Conference participation fee for co-author – EUR 35 - expenses related to organizational and publishing activities, Reception and Social program.

Conference participation fee for Master students – EUR 35

Fee paid by accompanying persons – EUR 35 - expenses related to Reception and Social program.

 

Please note the important Deadlines:

Registration - by February 10, 2019

Abstract or Paper submission – by February 10, 2019

Notification of abstract/paper acceptance – by March 15, 2019

Abstract/Paper submission of master students – by February 28, 2019

Notification of abstract/paper acceptance of master students – by March 15, 2019

Payment of the participation fee – by March 30, 2019

Announcement of an in-depth conference program – by April 22, 2019

Meeting at the conference – April 30, 2019


Conference Partners:

RIGA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
KAUNAS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY NICOLAUS COPERNICUS UNIVERSITY OF TORUŃ
  VILNIUS GEDIMINAS TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT


 

Main support contact: František Milichovský, E-mail: milichovsky@fbm.vutbr.cz

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Organizing Committee

 

Associate prof. PhDr. Iveta Šimberová, Ph.D.

Phone: ++420 54114 2678

Fax: ++420 54114 3751

E-mail: simberova@fbm.vutbr.cz

Brno University of Technology

Faculty of Business and Management

Kolejní 2906/4, 612 00 Brno

Czech Republic