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Call for Papers

FEMIB is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

SCOPE

We live in a fast-paced and interconnected world, in which different focuses in businesses are related and dependent on each other. Four emerging areas of business: Finance, Economics, Management and IT Business (FEMIB) are essential for each country, organization, society and individual as follows. Finance is important to the individual, corporate and national wealth, profits and long-term future. Economics can help us understand how the past and current status of the regional, national and global financial performance. Management allows organizations, governments, decision-makers to make their projects and services more structured, efficient, productive and competitive. IT business stands for new trends of development, opportunities and innovation. We believe that only doing well in these four areas, this can ensure each organization, decision-maker, investor, government and country to achieve long-term success and collaboration. Our aim and objective are to bring scientists, practitioners and decision-makers of these four areas together to foster a strong and well-connected community. We welcome innovative ideas, concepts, services, techniques, research outputs and business practices.

CONFERENCE AREAS

Each of these topic areas is expanded below but the sub-topics list is not exhaustive. Papers may address one or more of the listed sub-topics, although authors should not feel limited by them. Unlisted but related sub-topics are also acceptable, provided they fit in one of the following main topic areas:

1. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
2. ECONOMICS
3. MANAGEMENT
4. IT BUSINESS
5. EMERGING AREAS IN FEMIB


AREA 1: ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE


  • Accounting Practices
  • Corporate Finance
  • Money, Credit and Banking
  • Stock, Currency and Bonds
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Statistics
  • Future Markets
  • Risk
  • New Trends for Accounting and Finance
  • Research for Accounting
  • Tax Theories and Practices

AREA 2: ECONOMICS


  • Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Econometrics Modeling
  • Microeconomics
  • Economic Theories
  • Regional and National Economics of Emerging Countries

AREA 3: MANAGEMENT


  • Strategy
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Information Management
  • Information Systems
  • Human Resources Management
  • Project Management
  • General Management
  • Management Theories
  • Modern Management Practices
  • CSR and Business Ethics
  • International Business
  • Innovation
  • Marketing

AREA 4: IT BUSINESS


  • Business for AI and Deep Learning
  • Computers in Industry
  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  • Business for Big Data, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing
  • Business for IT-driven Services
  • Informatics and Digital Transformation
  • ICT for Business, Education, Healthcare, Finance and Other Sectors
  • HCI and Computers Human Behavior

AREA 5: EMERGING AREAS IN FEMIB


  • Future Business Models, Trends and Development
  • Emerging Products, Services and Research
  • Technologies for Finance, Economics, Management And/Or IT Business
  • Integration of Finance, Economics, Management And/Or IT Business
  • Blockchain, Fintech and Mobile Payments
  • Pandemic and COVID-19 Research
  • Teleworking - Models, Efficiency Improvement and Team Management

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

FEMIB 2021 will have several invited keynote speakers, who are internationally recognized experts in their areas. Their names are not yet confirmed.

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library (consult SCITEPRESS Ethics of Publication)
A short list of papers presented at the conference venue will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence
A short list of papers presented at the conference venue will be selected for publication of extended and revised versions in a special issue of Journal of Global Information Management
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, Google Scholar, The DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, Semantic Scholar, Engineering Index (EI) and Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 25 - 26 April, 2021

Paper Submission: November 30, 2020
Authors Notification:
February 5, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration:
February 22, 2021

Paper Submission: January 19, 2021
Authors Notification:
February 24, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration:
March 9, 2021

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: December 18, 2020

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: March 2, 2021
Authors Notification: March 15, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration: March 23, 2021

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: December 18, 2020

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: March 15, 2021

Demos
Demo Proposal: March 15, 2021

Panels
Panel Proposal: March 15, 2021

Abstracts
Paper Submission: March 2, 2021
Authors Notification: March 15, 2021
Camera Ready and Registration: March 23, 2021

SECRETARIAT

FEMIB Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 184
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: femib.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.femib.scitevents.org

VENUE

Available soon.

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Victor ChangTeesside University, United Kingdom

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

Patricia BaudierEM Normandie Business School, France
Mitra AramiEM Normandie Business School, France

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Nor Aznin Abu Bakar, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Chantal Ammi, Mines Telecom Business School, France
Irena Andreeska, PVPU Euro College, Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
Burchan Aydin, Texas A&M Commerce, United States
Nora Azureen Abdul Rahman, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Alexander Brem, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Zafer Çaliskan, Hacettepe University, Department of Economics, Turkey
Asli Cazorla Milla, American University in the Emirates, United Arab Emirates
Ritesh Chugh, Central Queensland University, Australia
Luca Di Persio, University of Verona, Italy
Teresa Dieguez, Polytechnic institute of Porto, Portugal, Portugal
Cristina Duhnea, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania
Omar Durrah, Dhofar University, Oman
Li Gaorong, Beijing Normal University, China
Olga Gorelkina, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Emilia Herman, University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Targu Mures, Romania
Muhammad Jawad, University of York, United Kingdom
Sandra Jednak, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Serbia
Seon Kim, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Galina Kondrateva, EDC Paris Business School, France
Veneta Krasteva, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Yan Li, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Marcos Lima, Skema Business School, France
Zhanna Mingaleva, Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Russian Federation
Zahira Moreno Freites, Universidad del Norte, Colombia
Norhafiza Nordin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Ostap Okhrin, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Vasileios Pappas, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Jelena Poljaševic, University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Economics, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Massimo Pollifroni, University of Turin, Italy
Lukáš Smerek, Matej Bel University, Slovak Republic
Duško Šnjegota, Faculty of Economics, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Abderrahim Taamouti, Durham University, United Kingdom
Daniel Traian Pele, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Onder Turan, Eskisehir Technical University, Turkey
Ying Xie, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
Chang (Andy) Xiong, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Fuyu Yang, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Chengyu (Allen) Yang, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
ZhenZhen Zhao, SKEMA Business School, France

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