Call for papers


Call for papers

Academics, lecturers, practitioners, businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and students are invited to submit your contributions, papers and panel proposals related to the conference theme: “Turn Innovative Ideas Into Reality”.

Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of no more than 600-800 words on one or more of the thematic areas indicated in the Conference objectives. The suggested headings to structure the extended abstract are the following:

Purpose (and research question if there is one):  what are the reason(s) for writing the paper or the aims of the research? Summarize the purpose and the rationale of your research/paper.

Introduction and literature review: place your work in the context with the existing body of knowledge.

Design/Methodology/Approach:  how are the objectives achieved? Define the main method used for gathering the data including the sample size and state the rationale for using this method.

Findings/Results and conclusions: what was found in the course of the work (refer to the analysis, discussion or results). Summarize the answers to the research questions while also outlining the implications of the results. 

Research limitations/implications (if applicable): summarize the limitations of the study and offer suggestions for future research.

Practical and/or social implications (if applicable): offer the potential implications both for practice and society. What outcomes and implications for the practice, applications and consequences are identified? What will be the impact on society of your research, how will it influence the public’s attitudes, corporate etc.? Not all papers will have practical or social implications, but most will.

Originality/value: what is new in the paper and who is it for? State the value of the paper.

Keywords: 3 to 5 keywords that highlight your research/paper.

A list of literature (references) is not included into the word count.

All extended abstracts and full papers are to be submitted in English.

Extended abstracts should be submitted via forms or e-mail to (in case of sending by e-mail: blind copies without the author names and affiliations, who are to be identified on a separate cover page) no later than April 15 2018.

Decisions to accept an abstract with an invitation to prepare the full paper will be announced by May 10 2018.

Full papers of no more than 40,000 characters, including blanks, will be due by September 10 2018. The Guidelines for Authors and the template for full papers will be available on this website soon.

Registration & Fees

  • participants with the accepted contribution/paper - 95 EUR
  • teaching staff & students of the organizer and partners with accepted contribution/paper - Free

Important dates

  • Extended abstract submission - April 15 2018
  • Notification of acceptance - May 10 2018
  • Full papers submission - September 10 2018
  • Deadline for registration of participation and payment of registration fee - November 5 2018           
  • Conference dates - November 12-13 2018    
  • Publication of the conference proceedings for reviewed extended abstracts - November 12 2018
  • Publication of a reviewed scientific monograph - December 15 2018
  • Publication of a special issue of the Journal of Innovative Business and Management - December 1 2018


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