Conferences

From Transition to Development: Emerging Challenges and Perspectives

3rd International Scientific Conference on Business and Economics (ISCBE)

13th – 15th June, 2019/Skopje, North Macedonia

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On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are very excited to invite you to join us in Skopje, North Macedonia, for the 3rd International Scientific Conference on Business and Economics (ISCBE): “From Transition to Development: Emerging Challenges and Perspectives”
The conference will address a wide range of areas relevant for economic development such as public sector issues, internationalization, labor market, gender inequalities, migration, firm development and innovations, ICT business innovation, entrepreneurship and family businesses, etc. Researchers will have the opportunity to discuss emerging challenges and perspectives of business and economics in their respective professional fields.
The Conference will also organize a Workshop on: “How to Publish in Quality Journals?”The conference also strongly encourages master’s and Ph.D. students to participate.
Extended versions of papers are being invited for review and potential publication
1 Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy
http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/jec.htm
2 International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business
https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijesb
3 World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development
https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=wremsd
4 International Journal of Business and Globalization
https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijbg
5 International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management
https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijpspm
(Special Issue 8-10 papers)
6 International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialization
https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijttc
(Special Issue 8-10 papers)
7 SEEU Review
https://www.seeu.edu.mk/en/research/seeu-review
7 Economic Annals
http://www.ekof.bg.ac.rs/publikacije/casopisi/ekonomski-anali/instructions/

Iraj Hashi

irajhashiProfessor Iraj Hashi
Emeritus Professor of Economics
Business School, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom

Iraj Hashi, emeritus professor of economics, started his teaching career at Staffordshire University in 1978 as a Lecturer in Economics. His area of specialization has always been microeconomics, industrial economics and, since the early 1990s, economics of transition. He has been the Senior Award Tutor for the undergraduate economics programme, post-graduate economics programme and, most recently, the Research Degree Programme. He has also coordinated the School’s Erasmus, Socrates and Tempus programmes and its activities in CEE. He has also been actively involved in research, teaching and consultancy in transition economies of CEE since 1992, and has worked with universities and research and consultancy institutions in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Poland and Russia on a range of projects dealing with challenges of transition in these countries. These projects have been funded by the European Commission, World Bank and other national and international agencies.

William Bartlett

williamProfessor William Bartlett
Senior Research Fellow in the Political Economy of Southeast Europe
The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

William Bartlett is Senior Research Fellow in the Political Economy of South East Europe. He holds an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MA in Development Economics from the School for Oriental and African Studies, and a PhD from the University of Liverpool on the political economy of unemployment and migration in former Yugoslavia (1979). He has been Lecturer in Development Economics and Comparative Economic Systems at the Universities of Southampton, Bath, and Bristol, Research Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and Professor of Social Economics at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. He has been President of the International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP, 1998-2000) and President of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES, 2006-08). He has worked as Senior Economic Advisor to the European Commission in Kosovo, and as a consultant to the European Training Foundation, UNDP, and the World Bank and other international organizations on various assignments in South East Europe. He is Honorary Professor at both the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the University of Bristol.

Goce Petreski

petreskiAcademician Goce Petreski
Professor at the Faculty of Economics
Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Goce Petreski is engaged in the field of economic growth and development, investment, labor economics and international economic issues. He has held lectures and stayed at many universities and he is a Visiting professor at the University of Zagreb. Besides academic career, acad. Petreski held high public offices, among others, as the development minister in the first government after the independence of North Macedonia (1991-92) and the Macedonian ambassador to the UN (1994-2000). He has held various international posts: Chairman of the Economic and Financial Committee of the 50th anniversary General Assembly of the UN in NY (1995-96); Chairman of the Board of UNCTAD (1997-98), in Geneva; Chief negotiator for the accession of RM to the WTO; part of the initiative and the overall progress of the negotiations with EFTA; he was coordinator of the economic group for succession in Brussels, The Hague and Geneva; Coordinator and co-author of Anti Inflatory Program, 1992; He was a consultant of the EBRD in London; member of the international Blue Ribbon-Reform Commission and the Commission for Securities of the RNM. At the same time, he also pursued significant advisory roles at the Cabinets of the Prime Ministers of the Government of RNM, the Governor of the NBRM and the President of the RNM. He was awarded with the highest state award “Goce Delchev” for the work in the field of science in 2002. As a Full member of the MASA he was elected on 27th of May 2009.

Tracks 1. Growth and Development
1.1. Macroeconomic stability in transition economies
1.2. Economic growth and well-being
1.3. Inequality and Growth
1.4. Financial markets and institutions
1.5. Challenges of Monetary Economics
1.5. Fiscal consolidation and effective public sector
1.6. Infrastructure development
1.7. Knowledge economy: theory and application
1.8. Finance, banking and accounting
Tracks 2. Public Policy and Social Impact
2.1. Labor market and wages
2.2. Migration and labor migration
2.3. Social Innovation
2.4. Social Cohesion in transition countries>br /> 2.5. Industrial policy strategy
2.6. Policies and Institutions supporting firm transition
2.7. Diversity, Inequality and Human Well-being;
2.8. The sharing economy
2.9. Education: The Impact on the Development of Society Internationalization and Integration
2.10. Poverty Reduction Strategies
2.11. Challenges for health care systems
2.12. Challenges of social protection programs
Tracks 3. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Family Business
3.1. Entrepreneurship Theory Development
3.2. Entrepreneurial Marketing
3.3. Entrepreneurial Finance
3.4. Entrepreneurial Education
3.5. Women Entrepreneurship
3.6. Open innovation and knowledge spillover
3.7. Green Entrepreneurship
3.8. Governmental and Regional Policies on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
3.9. Sustainability of Family Business
3.10. Succession Planning and Family Conflicts
Tracks 4. Business Challenges and Perspectives
4.1. Business-state relations and corporate social performance
4.2. Business elites and top management teams
4.3. Strategy and innovation
4.4. Operations management, business logistics and supply chain management
4.5. Corporate governance and corporate communications
4.6. Human resource management and organizational behavior
4.7. Competition in specific/different market(s)
4.8. Human resources and tourism labor market challenges
4.9. Human capital, education and innovation
4.10. Business Law
Tracks 5. Marketing and Management Issues
5.1. Marketing management and consumer behavior
5.2. Management and leadership
5.3. Tourism and hospitality management and marketing issues
5.4. Customer Relationship Marketing
5.5. Sustainability Marketing, a Global Perspective
5.6. Social Media Marketing
5.7. Digital Marketing
Tracks 6. ICT Innovations in Business and Public Sector
6.1. E-government
6.2. ICT management
6.3. Digital transformation
6.4 Cryptocurrencies – challenges and opportunities for financial markets
6.5 Robotization, artificial intelligence, and labor market
6.6 Artificial intelligence and customer service industry
All papers discussing other challenging issues related to the general topic of the Conference will be considered as well.

Registration fee covers:

  • Conference materials upon confirmation of your registration
  • Coffee breaks and Lunch
  • Gala Dinner
  • Excursion
REGISTRATION FEES Early-Bird Registration
(By May 10)
Standard Registration
(By June 1, 2019)
On-site Registration (By June 13, 2019)
Participants 110€ 130€ 150€
Students (PhD/Master) 70€ 90€ 110€
Accompanying co-author (attending) 60€ 80€ 100€
Publishing only/Proceedings (without attending/ presentation) 90€ 100€ 120€
Additional paper (same author/s) 60€ 80€ 100€

Bank Account Information for Conference fee:

Payment details in Denar:

Bank account details for the transfer-MKD:

Name of the Partner Institution South East European University – Tetovo
Address of the Partner Institution Str. Ilindenska no.335, 1200
Tetovo
Macedonia
Name of the Bank STOPANSKA BANKA
Address of the bank Bul. M. Tito BB
Tetovo
Macedonia
Tax ID Number 4028003134292
Account Number 200-001161622619

Payment details in Euro:

 

SEEU Bank account details for transfers in EURO

Name of Institution South East European University – Tetovo
Address “Ilindenska” nn, SEEU Campus
1200 Tetovo, Macedonia
Name of the Bank STOPANSKA BANKA
Address of the bank Boulevard Marshal Tito nn,
Tetovo, MACEDONIA
IBAN MK07200000900909026
Account Number 0009009090
SWIFT Code SWIFT BIC:STOBMK2X
Organizing Committee
Hyrije Abazi-Alili, Chairperson of the Organizing Committee
South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia

Veland Ramadani, Conference Secretary
South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia

Agron Caushi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Blerta Abazi-Caushi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Fitim Deari, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Gadaf Rexhepi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Jeton Mazllami, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Jusuf Zekiri, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Remzije Rakipi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Sadri Aliji, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Shpresa Syla, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Shenaj Haxhimustafa, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Teuta Veseli-Kurtishi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia


Scientific Committee
Abdylmenaf Bexheti, Macedonian Academy of Science and Arts, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Alfreda Šapkauskienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Alma Braimllari (Spaho), University of Tirana, Albania
Andrea Caputo, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Berim Ramosaj, University of Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo
Besnik Fetai, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Dhori Kule, University of Tirana, Republic of Albania
Dianne H.B. Welsh, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States of America
Douglas Cumming, York University, Canada
Eralda Dhamo (Gjika), University of Tirana, Albania
Ewald Mittelstädt, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Fatmir Memaj, University of Tirana, Republic of Albania
Frank Hoy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States of America
George Acheampong, University of Ghana Business School, Ghana
Gheorghita Dinca, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
Givi Bedianashvili, Academy of Economic Sciences of Georgia, European University, Georgia
Goce Petreski, Macedonian Academy of Science and Arts, Sc.Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Gocha Tutberidze, European University, Georgia
Grisna Anggadwita, Telkom University, Indonesia
Halit Shabani, University “Haxhi Zeka”, Kosovo
Heinz-Dieter Wenzel, Bamberg University, Germany
Ibish Mazreku, University “Haxhi Zeka”, Kosovo
Iraj Hashi, Business School Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Izet Zeqiri, Macedonian Academy of Science and Arts, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Jiří Strouhal, Skoda Auto University, Czech Republic
Laura Tampieri, Bologna University, Italy
Leo-Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School, France
Llukan Puka, University of Tirana, Albania
Lilia Grigoroi, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Republic of Moldova
Magdalena Mikołajek-Gocejna, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Mara Teresa da Silva Madaleno, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Massimo Bianchi, Bologna University, Italy
Metodija Nestorovski, Sc.Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
Miroljub Shukarov, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Mirjana Pejich-Bach, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Nasir Selimi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Nexhbi Veseli, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Nicoleta Barbuta-Misu, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
Nikola Milović, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Olga Domakur, Belarusian State Academy of Telecommunications, Belarus
Paul Sergius Koku, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, United States of America
Ramo Palalić, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Robert Schneider, New York State University, United States of America
Rodica Crudu, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Republic of Moldova
Rufi Osmani, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Sadudin Ibraimi, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Selajdin Abduli, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Shahamak Rezaei, Roskilde University, Denmark
Shqipe Gërguri-Rashiti, American University of Middle East, Kuwait
Srdjan Redzepagic, University Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Tea Munjishvili, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Teoman Duman, Epoka University, Republic of Albania
Tetiana Paientko, Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman, Ukraine
Thoma Mitre, University of Tirana, Albania
Valentina Sinaj, University of Tirana, Albania
Vanessa Ratten, La Trobe, University, Australia
Vehbi Ramaj – University “Haxhi Zeka”, Kosovo
Veland Ramadani, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
William J. Bartlett, The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Zamir Dika, South East European University, Republic of North Macedonia
Zoran Grubisic, Belgrade Banking Academy, Serbia

Authors are invited to submit original papers that have neither been published nor under publication considerations elsewhere.  Papers should be written in English using MS Word, and will be selected through a blind review process. Authors are solely responsible for language editing and ethics/legal issues for submitted works.

Work should be submitted using this link: SUBMIT

Abstract Template:

Manuscript Template:

Conference Porgramme
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Day 1
Day 2
Transportation information:
13.06.2019
Transport from SEEU Tetovo Campus to SEEU Skopje Campus is organized.
Tetovo – Skopje
Start (SEEU Tetovo Campus Parking) @10:30AM
Skopje – Tetovo
Start (SEEU SKopje Campus Parking) @17:00 PM
14.06.2019
Transport from SEEU Skopje to SEEU Tetovo Campus is organized.
Skopje – Tetovo
Start (SEEU SKopje Campus Parking) @08:30AM
Tetovo – Skopje
Start (SEEU Tetovo Campus Parking ) @03:30 PM
Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline extended:
March 01, 2019
March 21, 2019
Notification on abstract acceptance extended: March 31, 2019
Full Paper Submission deadline extended: May 05, 2019
Notification of acceptance of full papers: May 01, 2019
Conference dates: 13 – 15 June 2019
Submit Abstract/Manuscript:
Abstract/ Manuscripts should be submitted using this link: ISCBE 2019
Abstract Template:
Click on the link to download the abstract template: TEMPLATE
Manuscript Template:
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Presentation and Publication:
Authors have the option to present their work in following formats:
  • Plenary session
  • Virtual session
Accepted papers will be considered for publication in one of the supporting international journals. Please check the supporting journals here. Other papers will be published in the ISCBE 2019 conference proceedings.
Contact Information:
For any question, please write us on: iscbe@seeu.edu.mk

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