5th International Scientific Conference on IT, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture

ITEMA 2021

October 21, 2021
ONLINE-Virtual

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The aim of ITEMA 2021 conference is to bring together academic community (experts, scientists, engineers, researchers, students and others) and publication of their papers with the purpose of popularization of science and their personal and collective affirmation.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conference will take place virtually and ONLINE with 35% registration fee discount.

Program will combine presentations of the latest scientific developments in Information Technologies, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture, interactive discussions and other forms of interpersonal exchange of experiences.

ITEMA 2020 Selected Papers FINAL

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ITEMA 2020 Conference Proceedings FINAL

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ITEMA 2020 Book of Abstracts FINAL

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List of ITEMA 2020 papers accepted for publication in the conference partner publications

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The conference theme is

Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism,
Economics, Management and
Agriculture

All accepted full papers for the ITEMA 2021 International Scientific Conference will be placed in the ITEMA 2021 Conference Proceedings Pre-draft. Afterwards there will be three circles of full papers’ selection from the ITEMA 2021 Conference Proceedings pre-draft:

1st Circle – Selected papers will be published in the publication titled: ITEMA 2021 Selected Papers – the 5th Conference on IT, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture with an ISSN number. This publication will be submitted to indexation and / or publication and / or the listing at the ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index, SCOPUS, EBSCO, CiteSeerX, ERA, ProQuest, Google Books, Google Scholar database and so on.

2nd Circle –  Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be published in a monograph as book chapters. There will be additional independent peer review process.

3rd Circle – Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be published in highly esteemed partner journals published in different countries by different faculties and universities.

If the full paper is being published in one of the above named publications from the three circles, its abstract will be published in the ITEMA 2021 Book of Abstracts (ISBN  and ISSN numbers will be assigned). 

Other, non-selected full papers, but accepted for the conference, will be published in the ITEMA 2021 Conference Proceedings (ISBN, ISSN and DOI numbers will be assigned).

Full paper and abstract publication does not require online or virtual presentation.

Certificate of attendance will be send by regular mail to all registred authors after the conference.

Official language of the ITEMA 2021 conference is English. Papers may be written and presented in English.

Except conference registration fee, there are no any additional nor hidden publication costs.

In order to avoid high commission of money transfer by bank wire transfer which may go up to 35% of the transferred amount, participants may pay the conference registration fee via PayPal (5% commission).

All received papers prior peer review process will be subject of plagiarism check with iThenticate by Turnitin software. Afterwards, papers will be peer reviewed by the reviewers drawn from the scientific committee or external reviewers depending on the topic, title and the subject matter of the paper.

Selection of papers which will be presented at the conference day will be based upon quality, originality, and relevance.

Publication of one paper prior requires payment of one registration fee, regardless of the number of authors (is there one author or two/three co-authors). Each participant may submit a maximum of two papers. Number of co-authors per paper is limited to three.

ITEMA 2020 Best Paper Award Candidate 1

FINANCIAL LEASING IN THE FUNCTION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (STATISTICAL APPROACH)

Slobodan Subotić, University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Transportation Doboj, Doboj, Republic of Srpska, B&H

Goran Mitrović, Drina Insurance a.d. Milici, Republic of Srpska, B&H

Vladimir Marković, Drina Insurance a.d. Milici, Republic of Srpska, B&H

ITEMA 2020 Best Paper Award Candidate 2

EXPLORING SMART CITY RESEARCH FROM INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES

Mario Jadrić, University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, Cvite Fiskovica 5, 21000 Split, Croatia

ITEMA 2020 Best Paper Award Candidate 3

Living on Croatian Islands – Perceptions and Realities of Island Development Policy

Željka Kordej-De Villa, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Trg J. F. Kennedyja 7, Zagreb, Croatia

Sunčana Slijepčević, The Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Trg J. F. Kennedyja 7, Zagreb, Croatia

ITEMA 2020 Best Paper Award Candidate 4

Creating Personalized Guest Experience Journey in Leisure Hotel

Suzana Markovic, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Ika, Primorska 42, Opatija, Croatia

Matina Gjurasic, Institute for Tourism, Vrhovec 5, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

ITEMA 2020 Best Paper Award Candidate 5

Safe haven, hedge and diversification for stock markets: Gold versus Silver

Ana Farinha, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresarias – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal

Rui Dias, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal & CEFAGE, Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Paula Heliodoro, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresarias – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal

Paulo Alexandre, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresarias – Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal

Presentation mode for 5th ITEMA Conference

There are two options: virtual and online (live presentation).

1. Virtual: Participants who would like to join us via virtual presentation should email us their “voice over PowerPoint” presentation narrated in English in a duration of max 10 minutes (this short instructional video presents how the narration may be done, here you can find additional instruction on how to do it);

2. Online (live presentation): Participants who would like to join us via online (live) presentation will be able to present their papers live. Each presenter will have 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q/A.

Details about these options (software, submission deadline of “voice over PowerPoint” presentation, etc.) will be provided to participants after abstract submission.

SMOOTHED HEIKIN-ASHI ALGORITHMS OPTIMIZED FOR AUTOMATED TRADING SYSTEMS

Cristian Păuna   Economic Informatics Doctoral School, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, 11th Tache Ionesc Str., Bucharest, Romania, This paper was co-financed by the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies during the PhD program DOI:...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOTELS’ ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: CASE STUDY ON ITALIAN HOTELS FROM VENETO REGION

Mirela Stefanica Christiana Brigitte Sandu   Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, 22 Carol I Avenue, Building B, Room B-527, code 700505, Iasi, Romania DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2018.202 ​ 2nd...

INDIVIDUAL AND CONTEXTUAL FACTORS IN DETERMINING ATTITUDES TOWARDS CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Elena D'Agostino Emiliano Sironi Giuseppe Sobbrio University of Messina, Piazza Pugliatti 1 98123 Messina, Italy Chatolic University of Milan, Italy DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/itema.2018.1141 2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information...

APPLICATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE WORK OF JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES

Aleksandra Jovanović Nikola Jovanovic   Faculty of Law, Security and Management Konstantin Veliki, Niš, Zetska 2, Serbia Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Nis, Serbia DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2018.91 ​ 2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent...

ACCESS TO QUALITY INFORMATION IN THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AS A BASIC FACTOR FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Igor Zdravkoski Ljupce Markusheski Zoran Vasileski Faculty of Economics – Prilep, University "St.Kliment Ohridski" – Bitola, Marksova 133, Macedonia Army of the Republic of Macedonia, Ilinden, Skopje, Macedonia DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2018.404 ​ 2nd...

A GIS BASED METHOD OF MODELING THE MAXIMAL RESISTANCE TEMPERATURES OF CORN IN THE TERRITORY OF EUROPE

Aleksandar Valjarević Dragica Živković University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Novi Sad, Serbia University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/itema.2018.1030 2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent...

ANALYSIS OF ASSETS OF LISTED COMPANIES IN THE TOURISM SECTOR IN CROATIA

Vlasta Roška Dalija Kuvačić   University North, Croatia, Koprivnica, Trg dr. Žarka Dolinara 1, Croatia DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2018.134 ​ 2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management...

THE SELECTED ISSUES OF THE CONCEPT OF RESILIENCE AND THE WAY OF ITS APPLICATION IN CRISIS MANAGEMENT OF THE COMPANY

Jozef Klučka Katarina Haviernikova Crisis Management Department, Faculty of Security Engineering, University of Žilina, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia Faculty of Social and economic relations, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčin, Študentská 3, 911 50...

IMPACT OF SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS ON EMPLOYEE’S PERCEPTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION EFFECTIVENESS

Sllavka Kurti Petrit Dollani Fatjola Lubonja Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania Albanian Road Authority. PhD Candidate, Agricultural University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy and Agriculture, Tirane, Albania DOI:...

FIRST EVIDENCE ON DIFFERENCES IN MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFULLY CROWDFUNDED EUROPEAN PROJECTS VIA STARTNEXT AND KICKSTARTER PLATFORMS

Michał Gałkiewicz     University of Szczecin, ul. Mickiewicza 7, 71-101 Szczecin, Poland DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2018.390 ​ 2nd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture...

ITEMA 2020 Keynote Speaker: Jasmina Gržinić

Full-time professor, Department of Tourism at the Faculty of Economics and Tourism «Dr. Mijo Mirković», at the Juraj Dobrila University in Pula, Croatia.

She has published over 90 scientific papers, 5 books and presented papers at over 20 international scientific conferences.

She is a member of the editorial boards of 7 international scientific journals.

ITEMA 2020 Keynote speaker Ulas Akkucuk

Associate Professor at Bogazici University, Department of Management, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Dr. Akkucuk has a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from Rutgers University (USA). 

He has recently been appointed as editor in chief for International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Green Technologies (IJESGT). Also, he is the assistant editor for Journal of Global Business Insights responsible for IT and E-Business area. 

He has edited 7 books for IGI Global two of which have been indexed by Web of Science and others by Scopus.

Special emphasis for ITEMA 2021 is given to the key topic:

Pandemic Crisis – Challenges and Forecasting for a Sustainable Future

 

The world is in a pandemic crisis. States, multilateral organizations, companies, entrepreneurs and citizens are in urgent need for strategies to fight, cope with and ease pandemic as well as to protect their societies and economies during and after the crisis.

We welcome empirical or theoretical contributions with general case studies and literature surveys which meet ITEMA 2021 conference criteria and deal with the key topic Pandemic Crisis – Challenges and Forecasting for a Sustainable Future. The following areas and key words are of the particular interest, but not limited to:

Information technology

  • Digital transformation of the society: opportunities and challenges
  • Technology and its values in the outbreak of coronavirus

 Tourism

  • Tourism in crisis: global threats to sustainable tourism futures
  • Resilience of tourism city brands
  • Local impact of pandemic on host-guest relationships in tourism cities
  • Changes in travel behaviors and responses from tourism cities
  • Innovation-based responses by smart tourism cities
  • Virtual city tourism perspectives as alternative experiences to physical travel

Economics and Management

  • Cross-country studies of pandemic impact on the economy
  • Economic history of pandemic crisis
  • Emerging markets and the pandemic
  • European Union, the Euro Area and the pandemic
  • Global competitiveness and pandemic
  • Long-term socio-economic effects of the pandemic crisis
  • Pandemic and employment

 

  • Pandemic and financial markets
  • Pandemic crisis and macroeconomic developments
  • Pandemic crisis and sovereign debt
  • Pandemic crisis and wealth distribution
  • Private households and pandemic crisis
  • The economics of shut down
  • The relationship of state and markets to overcome the pandemic
  • The role of multilateral economic organizations in a pandemic crisis
  • The role of national and international development banks in pandemic crisis
  • The role of the state in pandemic crisis
  • International collaboration in the outbreak of coronavirus
  • Policy reactions and implications to emerging countries
  • What does the future hold in terms of social change (e.g., localization, new norms of behavior)?
  • HR pandemic plan
  • Pandemic Planning: How companies should respond
  • R&D and innovation management during Covid-19

Agriculture

  • Impacts of COVID-19 on agricultural and food systems worldwide
  • Post-COVID-19 agriculture and food security

 

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    The ITEMA Conference is Organised by

    Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans headquartered in Belgrade – Serbia is a non-governmental and non-profit association, founded in 2014 to support the development of scientific thought in the region, development of management and economics profession, as well as education of its members and the general public.

    ​The Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans currently has more than 200 members who came from more than 130 different institutions, more specifically, members from Balkans countries as associate members and honorary members from other countries (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey, etc.).

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    The course will be held in English and available online – video streamed.

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    5th International Scientific Conference on IT, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture

    ITEMA 2021

    October 21, 2021
    ONLINE-Virtual

    Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – UdEkoM Balkan
    179 Ustanicka St, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

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