The purpose of the annual ITEMA conference is to support the power of scientific research and dissemination of the research results with the objective to enhance society by advancing knowledge, policy-making, lives, and ultimately, the world. Our objective is to continue to be the foremost annual conference on cutting-edge theory and practice of information technology, tourism, economics, management, and agriculture; encouraging advancement via excellence, and interaction.
ITEMA 2022 Update for Authors
ITEMA 2022 conference publications will be available in early April 2023. Patience on this matter is highly appreciated.
ITEMA 2023 Conference Day
Preliminary conference proceedings content of the ITEMA 2022 conference
This year nearly 200 authors will give their contribution to the conference with the abstract/paper from 20 different countries:
- Bosnia and Hercegovina
- Czech Republic
- North Macedonia
The conference theme is
Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism,
Economics, Management and
All accepted full papers for the ITEMA International Scientific Conference will be placed in the ITEMA Conference Proceedings Pre-draft. Afterwards there will be three circles of full papers’ selection from the ITEMA Conference Proceedings pre-draft:
1st Circle – Selected papers will be published in the publication titled: ITEMA 2022 Selected Papers – the 6th Conference on IT, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture (ISSN 2683-5991, ISBN 978-86-80194-64-6, DOI numbers will be assigned). This publication will be submitted to indexation and / or publication and / or the listing at the Clarivate 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 2022 Book of Abstracts (ISSN 2683-5991, ISBN 978-86-80194-65-3).
Other, non-selected full papers, but accepted for the conference, will be published in the ITEMA 2022 Conference Proceedings (ISSN 2683-5991, ISBN 978-86-80194-63-9, DOI numbers will be assigned).
Full paper and abstract publication does not require onsite, online or virtual presentation.
Certificate of presentation/attendance will be send by e-mail to all registred authors after the conference.
Official language of the ITEMA 2022 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 abstract/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 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 1
Young Consumers’ Product Perception and Consumer Motivation Towards Buying Local Products
Judit Beke, Budapest Business School, 1165 Budapest, Diósy L. u. 22-24., Hungary
Marietta Balázsné Lendvai, University of Pannonia, 8200 Veszprém, Egyetem u. 10, Hungary
Ildikó Kovács, Budapest Business School, 1165 Budapest, Diósy L. u. 22-24., Hungary
ITEMA 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 2
Trends in the Management Accounting Research: A Review of the Literature Published during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Márcia R.C. Santos, ESCE, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal and Information Sciences and Technologies and Architecture
Research Center (ISTAR-IUL) at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal
Rui Dias, ESCE, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal and CEFAGE-UE, IIFA, University of Évora, Portugal
Paulo Alexandre, ESCE, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal and CICE, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
Paula Heliodoro, ESCE, Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal and CICE, Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
ITEMA 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 3
Wine Destination Offered as a Brand – Enotourism in Chile
Patrik Kubát, Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing and Trade,
Zemědělská 1665/1, 613 00 Brno-sever, Czech Republic
ITEMA 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 4
The Impact of the Pandemic on the Level of Financial Literacy of Technical University Newcomers
Zuzana Kozubíková, University of Žilina, Faculty of Managements and Informatics, Dpt. of Macro and Microeconomics, Univerzitná
8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
Aleš Kozubík, University of Žilina, Faculty of Managements and Informatics, Dpt. of Mathematical Methods and Operations
Research, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
ITEMA 2021 Best Paper Award Candidate 5
Impact of Pandemic on Tourism in Slovakia
Mária Farkašová, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76
Radomíra Hornyák Gregáňová, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76
Dana Országhová, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Economics and Management, Tr. A. Hlinku 2, 949 76
Presentation mode for 6th ITEMA Conference
There are three options: on spot presentation, virtual presentation and online (live presentation).
1. On spot presentation at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Maribor, Razlagova ulica 20, Slovenia. Each presenter will have 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q/A.
2. Virtual presentation: 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).
3. 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.
Leading partner journal of ITEMA 2022
NAŠE GOSPODARSTVO/OUR ECONOMY published by the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Slovenia since 1955
ISSN online: 2385-8052
ITEMA in numbers
ITEMA Conference partner institutions
“The Faculty of Economics and Business contributes to the holistic development of individuals and participates in the development of the economy and community at both the national and wider European levels through its synthesis of economics and business research and education.”
“FEB will be recognized nationally and throughout the wider European Region as an excellent research-oriented and globally-connected school of economics and business.”
The Faculty of Organization and Informatics is one of the constituent units of the University of Zagreb. It is located in the northern part of Croatia, in the very heart of the beautiful city of Varaždin.
Established in 1962, the Faculty of Organization and Informatics is an institution that reaches back more than half a century, which is a comparably long tradition when modern technologies studies are concerned.
Over the decades, the Faculty has been providing education to future experts in the field of information sciences and technologies, economics, organization, communication and other related fields.
The Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade, Serbia has developed dynamically throughout all its phases, with its share of ups and downs. The ups were related to the peacetime living and working circumstances and the downs to the wartime years. The Second World War was followed by staffing and financial consolidation of this institution which evidently led to rapid development of scientific geography in terms of theory, methodology, personnel and organisation, as well as in the application of its results in various areas of social practice. New departments were formed in undergraduate and postgraduate studies: Tourism, Spatial Planning, Demography and Environment.
The studies of geography have been continuously improved by studying new educational and scientific disciplines, using the most advanced methods in scientific research and teaching, as well as in terms of organization, personnel and all other possible ways.
Institute of Marketing at the Poznan University of Economics and Business has four departments: Department of Marketing Strategies, Department of Commerce and Marketing, Department of Market Research and Services Management and the Department of Product Marketing. The research interests of the Institute’s employees are concentrating on following areas: business marketing, non-profit organizations marketing, consumer behavior, consumption patterns, commerce strategies and structures, new product development, market research, marketing innovations and business relationships.
The Institute of Marketing has several laboratories that allow to conduct state of the art research. These are: The Consumer’s Research Laboratory, ShopLab, ConsumerLab. Apart from these, the Institute of Marketing has professional facilities to conduct Focus Group Interviews.
Faculty of Agriculture, Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine ”King Michael I of Romania” in Timisoara has a tradition of over 40 years in the Romanian academic environment. Since its establishment in 1945 until today, the Faculty of Agriculture has established itself as a standard institution, which has developed progressively in line with the evolution of scientific knowledge and of society as a whole. Until 1989, the faculty functioned with the specialization Agriculture alone; the others were established later, in response to the needs of Romanian agriculture, as well as for the purpose of meeting the demands of the knowledge-based society.
Currently, the faculty functions with the following specializations: Agriculture, Plant Protection, Managing Machinery and Equipment for Agriculture and Food Industry, Biology, Environmental Engineering and Protection in Agriculture, Land measurements and cadastre, Machinery and Equipment for Agriculture and Food Industry.
The ITEMA Conference is Organised by
Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans (Udekom 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 objectives of the UdEkoM Balkans are:
1. The development of science and education in order to promote the economic development of the Balkans, the increase of the GDP and raising of living standards;
2. Preservation and development of the general fund of knowledge and overall scientific and professional personnel in the social sciences, especially in economics and management …
ITEMA 2022 Keynote Speaker: Kornelije Rabuzin
Full-time professor at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Varaždin, Croatia
ITEMA 2021 Keynote Speaker: Victor-Alexandru BRICIU
Associate Professor at Transilvania University of Brasov, Faculty of Sociology and Communication, Department of Social Sciences and Communication, Romania
ITEMA 2021 Keynote Speaker: Bobyleva Alla
Full-time professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
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.
ITEMA 2020 Keynote speaker Ulas Akkucuk
Associate Professor at Bogazici University, Department of Management, Istanbul, Turkey.