The conference starts on Wednesday, 20th of May 2020.
In a two-day programme, the conference offers many opportunities to meet new and old friends and colleagues, discuss research achievements and plan new projects. Key events that will take place at the conference are for sure parallel sessions, Editors’ Panel, Academic Leadership Forum, Research-Education-Business Forum, and of course keynote speeches. For young scholars and PhD students, the exhibition of journals may also be exciting. The social program of the conference includes tours and gala dinner.
The detailed programme will be announced soon.
Each year two distinguished academics are invited to share their knowledge and experience with the participants of the conference.
Dr. Gary DeLorenzo
Dr. Gary DeLorenzo has been teaching at the university level since 1991 and at California University of Pennsylvania (USA) since 2005. He also has more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and banking in various information technology positions such as manager, senior systems analyst, technical consultant, programmer and auditor. In addition to teaching systems analysis, systems project management, decision support, and capstone courses in the Computer Information Systems program, he has served as the chair of the Business and Economics Department and director of the Leadership Studies Program. He has presented and published his research both nationally and internationally, was the recipient of the 2008 International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS’s) Ben Bauman Award of Excellence, and was awarded Fellow and Distinguished Scholar, International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management in 2014. Dr. DeLorenzo serves on the IACIS Executive Board.Gary
Dr. Kongkiti Phusavat
In the panel, editors of sponsored journals and other invited journals will present their journals and give some publishing guidelines. The editors will discuss the most critical issues relevant to the authors and leading to better chances of paper acceptance. The panel is an excellent opportunity for the authors to increase their publishing achievements.
Forum chair: Dr. Binshan Lin
All the editors participating in the Panel will be announced soon. Among others, the editors-in-chief of the following journals will be participating:
Expert Systems with Applications (2018 Impact Factor: 4.292)
Applied Sciences, special Issue “Machine Learning for Energy Forecasting” (2018 Impact Factor: 2.217)
International Journal of Mobile Communications (2017 Impact Factor: 1.742)
Technology, Pedagogy & Education (2018 Impact Factor: 1.712)
Journal of Computer Information Systems (2018 Impact Factor: 1.100)
Management and Production Engineering Review (CiteScore January 2020: 1.70)
Electronic Government, An International Journal (CiteScore January 2020: 1.21)
Human Systems Management (CiteScore January 2020: 0.98)
International Journal of Value Chain Management (CiteScore January 2020: 0.91)
International Journal of Management in Education (CiteScore January 2020: 0.81)
International Journal of Innovation and Learning (CiteScore January 2020: 0.58)
International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development (CiteScore January 2020: 0.56)
ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP FORUM
The discussants will be academic leaders such as current or former university presidents, rectors, pro-rectors, deans, etc. In the forum, they will discuss relevant issues related to higher education and the context in which universities are operating today.
To be announced soon.
RESEARCH – EDUCATION – BUSINESS FORUM
In the forum, discussants from academia, research and business sector will present their experience and their vision on cooperation among the three sectors. The aim of the forum is to reveal the current challenges faced by the triangle.
Forum chair: Dr. Anca Draghici
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