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, or online.

CONFERENCE AIMS

MakeLearn & TIIM Conference encourages the sharing of most recent developments in the fields of management, economics, technology, and education. By including experiences 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 digital transformation leading to the new normal.

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 accredited by the Maltese National Commission of Further and Higher Education with Licence No. 2016-001.

Pegaso International’s great challenge arises from Malta, thanks to its strategic political and cultural function in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

BOARDS

HONORARY BOARD

Dr. Srečko Natek, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, general chair and organiser of MakeLearn&TIIM conferences
Dr. Radosław Dobrowolski, Rector, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, co-organiser of MakeLearn 2011-2014, TIIM 2012 and co-organiser of MakeLearn&TIIM 2017-2020
Dr. Danilo Iervolino, President, UNIPEGASO and UNIVERSITAS MERCATORUM, Italy, conference co-organiser of MakeLearn&TIIM 2018
Dr. Pekka Kess, University of Oulu, Finland, local co-organiser of TIIM 2011
Dr. Dušan Lesjak, EMUNI University, Slovenia; International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, local co-organizer of MakeLearn 2014
Dr. Leonardo Marušić, University of Zadar, Croatia, local co-organiser of MakeLearn 2013
Dr. Karim Moustaghfir, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, co-organiser of MakeLearn 2012 and 2013
Dr. Bordin Rassameethes, Kasetsart University, Thailand, co-organiser of MakeLearn 2012-2014; organiser of TIIM 2009, 2010, 2013
Dr. Viorel – Aurel Şerban, Universitatea Politehnica Timisoara, Romania, conference co-organiser of MakeLearn&TIIM 2016
Aleš Štempihar, IIBA Slovenia Chapter, Slovenia, local co-organiser of MakeLearn 2011
Dr. Antonio Uricchio, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy, conference co-organiser of MakeLearn & TIIM 2015
Dr. A. Hamid El-Zoheiry, EMUNI University, Slovenia, local co-organiser of MakeLearn 2014 and 2019

CONFERENCE BOARD

Dr. Nada Trunk Širca, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, conference 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
Dr. Kongkiti Phusavat, Kasetsart University, Thailand, conference co-chair
Dr. Agnieszka Sitko-Lutek, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, conference co-chair

PANEL CHAIRS AND CO-CHAIRS

Dr. Nada Trunk Širca, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, Project opportunities, dissemination, and international networking forum co-chair
Dr. Zbigniew Pastuszak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland, Workshop on Academic Writing and Publishing chair
Dr. Valerij Dermol, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia, Workshop on Academic Writing and Publishing co-chair
Dr. Zbigniew Pastuszak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland, Editors’ Panel chair
Dr. Kongkiti Phusavat, Kasetsart University, Thailand, Editors’ Panel co-chair

PROGRAMME BOARD

Dr. Zbigniew Pastuszak, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland, programme chair
Dr. Matti Muhos, University of Oulu, Finland, programme vice-chair
Dr. Ali Türkyilmaz, University of Stavanger, Norway, programme vice-chair

Dr. Umair Akram, Peking University, China
Dr. Pornthep Anussornnitisarn, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Jarosław Banaś, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Mohamed Buheji, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
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, Transport and Telecommunications Institute, Latvia
Dr. Monika Jakubiak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Łukasz Kański, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Anna Karmańska, Warsaw School of Economics, 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. Ilona Lipowska, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland
Dr. Jukka Majava, University of Oulu, Finland
Dr. Radosław Mącik, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Claude Meier, HWZ University for Applied Science Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Marek Mędrek, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
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. Anna Rakowska, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Martti Saarela, University of Oulu, Finland
Dr. Punnamee Sachakamol, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. M. Isabel Sanchez-Hernandez, School of Economics & Business Administration, University of Extremadura, Spain
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. Suparerk Sooksmarn, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Dr. Eglė Staniškienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Dr. Živilė Stankevičiūtė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Dr. Lukasz Wiechetek, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Dr. Olexandr Yemelyanov, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
Dr. Moti Zwilling, Ariel University

ORGANIZING TEAM

Marko Smrkolj, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
Mag. Alenka Bernik Dermol, International School for Social and Business Studies, Slovenia
Špela Dermol, 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.

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration opens: 15 October 2022
Abstract submission due: 15 February 2023
Full paper submission due: 15 February 2023
Notification of paper acceptance: 15 March 2023
Final (revised) paper submission due: 15 April 2023
Conference dates: 18 – 20 May 2023

CONFERENCE FEES

Registration fee for on-site participation (Malta): 390 €; student or accompanying person (e.g. other authors): 320 €
Participants from co-organizing institutions: 350 €, student or accompanying person (e.g. other authors): 280 €
Registration fee for online participation: 190 €; student 140 €
Participants from co-organizing institutions: 170 €, student 120 €

ARCHIVES

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

2012 – CELJE, SLOVENIA

Makelearn Celje

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

PHOTOS

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

Makelearn Conference 2023
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