ABOUT

MakeLearn & TIIM International Scientific Conference is organized by International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, Kasetsart University, Thailand, and Pegaso International, Malta.

The conference takes place in May, each year in a different European country.

CONFERENCE AIMS

MakeLearn & TIIM Conference encourages the sharing of most recent developments in the fields of management, economics, technology, and education. By including experienced and young academics and practitioners from all continents, it also encourages discussion and the exchange of knowledge between academia and businesses (formal sessions and social events) and offers a variety of publishing opportunities. This year’s focus is on applying artificial intelligence to accelerate sustainable development in various fields of human activities.

ORGANIZERS

International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje – Slovenia

ISSBS Celje is a dynamic private higher education institution, founded in 2006, with approximately 500 students. Located in Celje, Slovenia, ISSBS is specialized in the field of business and social studies at bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. levels. One of the strategic directions of ISSBS is also internationalization in research and publishing, as well as embedding social responsibility in its own activities.

Marie Curie Skłodowska University, Lublin – Poland

Marie Curie Skłodowska University is the largest higher education institution in Eastern Poland with 11 faculties in Lublin plus the UMCS branch campus in Puławy, with over 21 000 students and 226 000 graduates. It offers more than 80 programs, taught in Polish and English, and has 250 specializations available to choose from.

Along with this, the university offers opportunities to establish cooperation with prospective employees, professional educational counseling, and career guidance. There are also numerous opportunities to improve students’ foreign language proficiency, to develop artistically, and participate in sports activities.

It has over 1600 international students, 181 international agreements with partners from all over the world, and a wide range of national and international internship placement options.

Kasetsart University, Bangkok – Thailand

Kasetsart University devotes itself to the task of accumulating and developing intellectual knowledge. It thrives for the growth in academic wisdom including ethical and moral excellence. In addition, it has a responsibility to play a leading role in keeping their Thai heritage alive and to ensure that it continues to grow to enrich the civilization of the notion.

Kasetsart University aims to provide ‘Knowledge of the Land’ to promote sustainable development in Thailand in order to be internationally recognized.

Pegaso International, Malta

Established in 2015 in Malta, Pegaso International is a Lifelong Learning Higher Education Institution providing a wide range of online degree programs from level 6 to level 8 of the European Qualification Framework, accredited by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority. 

Pegaso International is member of Multiversity Group, a network of universities aiming at providing international students worldwide with a flexible, inclusive and accessible education. Pegaso International’s great challenge arises from Malta, thanks to its strategic, political and cultural function in the Euro-Mediterranean area, particularly in representing a bridge between Europe and Africa. 

Committee of Economics and Management of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Lublin, Poland

The MakeLearn, TIIM & PIConf 2023 conference is being held under the honorary patronage of the Committee of Economics and Management of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Branches in Lublin.

BOARDS

CONFERENCE BOARD

Dr. Nada Trunk Širca, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, conference chair
Dr. Anna Rakowska, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, conference co-chair
Dr. Radosław Mącik, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland, conference co-chair
Dr. Kongkiti Phusavat, Kasetsart University, Thailand, conference co-chair
Dr. Luigia Melillo, Pegaso International, Malta, conference co-chair
Dr. Valerij Dermol, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, advisor to programme chair

PROGRAMME BOARD

Dr. Zbigniew Pastuszak, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, programme chair
Dr. Bordin Rassameethes, Kasetsart University, Thailand, programme vice-chair

Dr. Umair Akram, Peking University, China
Dr. Pornthep Anussornnitisarn, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Jarosław Banaś, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Michele Corleto, Università Telematica Pegaso, Italy
Dr. Tamar Dolidze, Batumi State Maritime Academy, Georgia
Dr. Anca Draghici, Universitatea Politehnica Timisoara, Romania
Dr. George Draghici, Universitatea Politehnica Timisoara, Romania
Dr. Susana de Juana Espinosa, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Dr. Ioseb Gabelaia, RISEBA, Latvia
Dr. Monika Jakubiak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Łukasz Kański, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Agnieszka Karman, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Mariusz Kicia, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Frederick Kohun, Robert Morris University, USA
Dr. Kris MY Law, Deakin University, Australia
Dr. Tzong-Ru (Jiun-Shen) Lee, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
Dr. Pierpaolo Limone, Università Telematica Pegaso, Italy
Dr. Ilona Lipowska, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Jukka Majava, University of Oulu, Finland
Dr. Claude Meier, HWZ University for Applied Science Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Marek Mędrek, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Matti Muhos, University of Oulu, Finland
Dr. Haruthai Numprasertchai, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Tomasz Parys, Warsaw University, Poland
Dr. Mieczysław Pawłowski, Kesko Ltd., Poland and Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Monika Ratajczyk, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Martti Saarela, University of Oulu, Finland
Dr. Punnamee Sachakamol, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Asta Savanevičienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Dr. Augusto Sebastio, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Dr. Sabiha Shala, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peje, Kosovo
Dr. Olesea Sirbu, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Moldova
Dr. Agnieszka Sitko-Lutek, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Suparerk Sooksmarn, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Eglė Staniškienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Dr. Živilė Stankevičiūtė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Dr. Anna Tatarczak Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Ali Türkyilmaz, University of Stavanger, Norway
Dr. Lukasz Wiechetek, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Moti Zwilling, Ariel University

ORGANIZING TEAM

Marko Smrkolj, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
Dr Kalina  Grzesiuk  Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
M.Sc. Alenka Bernik Dermol, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
Špela Dermol, M.Sc., International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
Dr. Aleš Trunk, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia

BOARD OF REVIEWERS

Reviewers are members of the programme board and conference participants. Reviewers can receive a letter of confirmation for their role at the conference upon request.
We thank all reviewers for their contribution to conference quality.

PAST MakeLearn & TIIM LOCAL HOSTS AND CO-ORGANIZERS

1st TIIM Conference in 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand
2010 – Pattaya, Thailand 
2011 – Oulu, Finland, EU
2012 – Lublin, Poland, EU
2013 – Phuket, Thailand
2014 – Seoul, South Korea

1st MakeLearn Conference in 2011 in Celje, Slovenia
2012 – Celje, Slovenia, EU (International School for Social and Business Studies)
2013 – Zadar, Croatia (
University of Zadar)
2014 – Portorož, Slovenia, EU (EMUNI University)

Joint MakeLearn & TIIM conferences since 2015:          
2015 – Bari, Italy, EU (Universita degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro)
2016 – Timisoara, Romania, EU (Universitatea Politehnica Timisoara)
2017 – Lublin, Poland, EU (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University)
2018 – Naples, Italy, EU (Università Telematica Pegaso)
2019 – Piran, Slovenia, EU (EMUNI University)
2020 – online conference
2021 – online conference
2022 – Kaunas, Lithuania + online (Kaunas University of Technology)
2023 – Valletta, Malta + online (Pegaso International)

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration opens: 15 October 2023
Abstract submission due: 15 February 2024
Full paper submission due: 15 February 2024
Notification of paper acceptance: 15 March 2024
Final (revised) paper submission due: 15 April 2024
Conference dates: 23-25 May 2024

CONFERENCE FEES

Conferene fees will be announced soon.

ARCHIVES

2023 – MALTA

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2022 – HYBRID CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

VIDEO GALLERY

PHOTO GALLERY

2021 – ONLINE CONFERENCE

Makelearn-TIIM-Conference-2021-Online-Conference

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY

2020 – ONLINE CONFERENCE

Makelearn_TIIM_Conference_2020

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

VIDEO AND PHOTO GALLERY

2018 – NAPLES, ITALY

Makelearn Naples

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2017 – LUBLIN, POLAND

Makelearn Lublin

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2016 – TIMISOARA, ROMANIA

Makelearn Timisoara

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2015 – BARI, ITALY

Makelearn - Bari

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2014 – PORTOROŽ, SLOVENIA

Makelearn Portoroz

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2013 – ZADAR, CROATIA

Makelearn Zadar

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2012 – CELJE, SLOVENIA

Makelearn Celje

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

CONTACT

International School for Social and Business Studies
Mariborska cesta 7, SI-3000 Celje, Slovenia
Phone: +386 3 425 82 24
Fax: +386 3 425 82 22
E-mail: makelearn@issbs.si

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