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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW ACHIEVEMENTS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ARTS

ICNA-STA

  14 – 15 April, 2022

Venue, University of Haxhi Zeka in Peja

Within the framework of the project “Enhancing Research Culture in Higher Education in Kosovo (ResearchCult)”, supported by Erasmus +, with funds from European Union, the University “Haxhi Zeka” of Peja, is organizing a two-day International scientific conference on: “International Conference on New Achievements in Science, Technology and Arts” – ICNA-STA. The conference is co-organized with a number of local and international universities and higher education institutions, as represented below in the relevant organization and scientific structures of the conference.

The conference aims to bring together the representatives of the higher education institutions (HEIs), research institutions, public institutions, businesses and other stakeholders locally and internationally, to exchange experiences, share best practices in various scientific areas. In addition, the conference also offers opportunities for researchers, academicians and industry experts to meet and interact with local and international participants on how to best:

  • utilize and enhancing academic learning by integrating research and innovation;
  • enhance cooperation between the academia and public and private institutions through usage of research and innovation outcomes;

More specifically the main objectives of the Conference will be:

  • to provide a forum for discussion about the latest scientific contribution in various areas of science;
  • to focus on the impact of the research and innovation in the scientific fields covered;
  • to discuss and compare the experiences in all scientific areas covered in this conference;

In particular, the post Covid- 19 pandemic conditions –challenges and opportunities – affecting human rights will be discussed and analyzed from the perspective of transformation and change.

Format of the event:

The two day event will consist of:

– plenary sessions

– thematic sessions

– poster presentations

– workshops

The conference is anticipated to be held through the physical presence in the premises of the University “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja. However, the organization of the on-person conference is pending upon the conditions and recommendations of the relevant institutions related to the Covid -19 and governmental measures around March-April 2022. All participating candidates will be informed on time in case any measures will take place around the time of conference. Throughout the conference, sufficient time will be reserved for comments and questions from participants to allow them to contribute to discussions.

The language of the conference will be English.

Deadlines

Abstract submission: 13/03/2022

Notification of acceptance of abstract: within 10 days of the submission date (20/03/2022)

Full paper submission: 30/03/2022

Notification of acceptance of full paper: within 10 days of the submission date (10/04/2022)

Poster presentation submission: 20/03/2022

Notification of acceptance of poster presentation: within 7 days of the submission date (27/03/2022)

Final registration on the conference (for oral presentation and poster presentation: 5/04/2022

Topics

The Scope of the ICNA-STA Conference

The conference will be organized in a variety of the following scientific disciplines, organized in several thematic sessions, which will allow wide participation of researchers.

1. EDUCATION & TRAINING

1.1. Adult and Continuing Education

1.2. E-learning

1.3. Early Childhood Education

1.4. Elementary Education

1.5. Teacher Education

1.6. Curriculum Development & Pedagogy

2. ECONOMICS, FINANCE & BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT – Embracing Change & Transformation

2.1 Changing Business World

2.2 Resilience & Reinvention – Overcoming hardships and challenges

2.3 Finance in Digital Area, accounting  Intelligence

2.4 Demographic, social/Lifestyle and Environmental Trends

2.5 Managing risk in a COVID World

2.6 Business performance in a COVID-19 situation

3. MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP & MARKETING – Embracing Change & Transformation

3.1. Contemporary Human Resource Management

3.2. Technology Updates – Social media, Marketing Automation, Cybersecurity

3.3. Leadership challenges and opportunities during Covid-19

3.4. Game changer – Changing the Game

3.5. Future proofing business and career

3.6. The effects of COVID-19 on Tourism Development.

3.7. Sustainable Tourism Development.

3.8. Industry 4.0 – Digitalization and prospects for economic growth

3.9. Professions of the future

4. AGROBUSINESS SUSTAINIBILITY

4.1. Food quality and safety

4.2. Agricultural and Environmental Science

4.3. Biotechnology and Food Technology

4.4. Plant Pathology & Microbiology

4.5. Horticulture & Agriculture

4.6 Bioeconomy and smart green growth

5. THE ADEQUACY OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FRAMEWORK UNDER THE COVID -19 PANDEMIC CONDITIONS / LEGAL STUDIES

5.1. Innovations in Public Administration and Governance: Accommodating exercise of public authorities under Covid -19

5.2. Operating online and the legal consequences: Cyber security – privacy and cyber-crime

5.3. Judicialisation of Covid-19 measures: international and domestic practice

5.4. Vulnerable groups and Covid-19: women, children, migrants.

5.5. Legal studies

5.6. Stereotypes and prejudices: xenophobia & racism

6. TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

6.1. Applied Sciences

6.2. Computer and Information Technology

6.3. Architecture and Engineering Technology

6.4. Power and Energy Engineering

6.5. Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems

6.6. Materials and Mechanical Engineering

7. MEDICAL/HEALTH SCIENCES

7.1. Reforming Healthcare Delivery

7.2. Innovative Models in Behavioral Health

7.3. Consumer Health and Wellness

7.4. Digital Health in improving patient’s services

7.5. Other medical studies

8. NATURAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

8.1. Environmental Analysis, sustainability and development

8.2. Applied Ecology, air pollution, water, soil and waste management

8.3. Socioeconomics & Environmental Management

8.4. Landscapes & Scales

8.5. Modelling and Chemicals in the Environment

8.6. Physics applied to accelerators and experimental particle physics

8.7. Medical Applications of Physics

8.8. Chemistry/physics applied to the analysis of archaeological materials

9. SOCIAL SCIENCES

9.1. Psychological and behavioral studies

9.2. Social work and welfare states

9.3. Political and public administration sciences

9.4. International Relations, European Studies

9.5. Sociological and anthropological studies

9.6. Statistics applied to social and economic sciences

9.7. Official statistics for policy making and evaluation

9.8. Big Data, machine learning and opinion mining

10. HUMANITIES & PHILOLOGICAL SCIENCES

10.1. Applied Anthropology

10.2. Cultural Anthropology

10.3. Developmental Psychology

10.4. Educational Psychology

10.5. Philosophy of Art

10.6. Ethnography

10.7. Ethnology and Linguistic Anthropology

Conference programs

Conference programs

Abstract submission

Please use the following Google Form to submit your Abstract as well as information:

Abstract Submission Form

Note: Please note that in order to submit your abstract you have to be signed in to a Google Account (Gmail). If you do not have a Google Account, you can create one by linking your current email addresses to a new Account.

Create a new Google Account: Link

Link an existing email to a new Google Account: Link

Abstract Preparation Guidelines

Abstracts will be submitted until 13 March 2022 (extended). Abstracts will be peer reviewed against formatting criteria. Notification of acceptance of abstract: within 10 days of the submission date.

Formatting your abstract

Download the Abstract Design Template here and carefully follow the formatting guidelines. Abstracts that do not follow the formatting guidelines will be returned for editing.

Abstract has to be submitted in English language.

**Note: To download the file after opening the google drive view, click on File > Download > Microsoft Word (.docx).

Book of Abstracts

The accepted abstract will be published in the Conference Book of Abstracts after the participant is registered for conference. The conference abstract book, will be distributed to the participants at the conference desk, along with other conference materials.

Book of Abstract

 

Paper submission

Please use the following Google Form to submit your Full Paper as well as information:

Full Paper Submission Form

Note: Please note that in order to submit your full paper you have to be signed in to a Google Account (Gmail). If you do not have a Google Account, you can create one by linking your current email addresses to a new Account.

FULL PAPER PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

If your abstract is accepted and you have paid the registration fee, you are encouraged to submit a full paper before October 10th, 2021 for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings. Final papers must be submitted as an MS Word document in .doc or .docx format. Please
ensure that your paper is ready to go to press by the submission deadline, having thoroughly read and correct the paper before sending it.
To send your paper save it with “Full Paper _ name and surname” of the first/corresponding author.

Formatting your paper

Download the Final Paper Design Template and carefully follow the formatting guidelines. Papers that do not follow the formatting guidelines will be returned for editing and may miss the proceedings publication.

The paper has to be submitted in English language.

Full-Length Manuscript

Full Paper is limited to 15 pages normally, including all figures, tables, and references. No more pages will be allowed.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Registered participants with an accepted abstract and/ or full paper will be published in the Conference Proceedings. The Conference Proceedings will be blind peer-reviewed by minimum two competent reviewers. The post-conference proceedings will submit to be indexed in the world’s leading source of information for businesses and professionals. The conference abstract book, proceedings; CD and certificate will be distributed to the participants at the conference desk.

ORAL PRESENTATION DETAILS

Oral presentations will be 10 minutes plus 5 minutes of questions. All presentations should be prepared using PowerPoint and sent to the Conference Secretariat prior to the conference are kindly requested.

POSTER PRESENTATION DETAILS

To keep good legibility of the poster, a maximum size of 70 cm wide and 100 cm high is recommended. The text and illustrations should be large enough to read from a distance of one meter. The poster boards will be numbered by the organizers. The number of your poster can be found in the Conference Program. Upon acceptance, the posters are expected to be printed by author(s) themselves based on criteria published.

Download the Poster Design Template and follow the formatting guidelines.

Working language: English.

Important Notice

Each accepted paper (oral presentation or poster) should be accompanied by one registration (full or student).

Supporting scientific journals

The ICNA-STA Conference is supported by several journals listed below, where the presenting researchers may approach them accordingly for application to publish their research papers.

Applicant researchers have to follow the journal’s editorial rules and criteria for application to publish their work.

 

          

                                        

 

 

Conference Committees

KEY SPEAKERS

Fiorenza Deriu, University of Sapienza

Diana Kopeva, University of National World Economy

Lidija Curkovic, University of Zagreb

Nikša Alfirević, University of Split – Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, Split, Croatia / Editor, Journal of Contemporary Management Issues

Krzysztof Szymanski, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Besnik Krasniqi, University of Prishtina

Mihone Kerolli, International Business College Mitrovica

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

Chair of the Conference

Alma Shehu – Lokaj, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Co-Chair of the Conference

Bujar Gallopeni, International Business College Mitrovica

Members

Abedin Sadria  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Edmond Beqiri  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Agron Hajdari  International Business College Mitrovica
Agron Rustemi  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Arbër Hyseni  University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”
Baki Koleci  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Bashkim Çerkini  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Besfort Ahmeti  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Betim Berisha  ”Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Betim Berisha  University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” Prizren
Bleranda Xhema  University of Prishtina Hasan Prishtina
Cecilia Nocella  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Damir Gashi  International Business College Mitrovica
Davor Ljubas  University of Zagreb  Croatia
Denis Spahija  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Donjeta Morina  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Edmond Beqiri  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Edona Dragaj  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Elvis Elezaj  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Fakije Zejnullahu  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Fisnik Morina  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Fitim Seferi  University of Prishtina Hasan Prishtina
Florim Gallopeni  Institute for Research Education and Social Development
Giovanna Gianturco  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Halit Shabani  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Ilirjana Geci  AAB College
Irena Žmak  University of Zagreb  Croatia
Ismajl Mehmeti  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Luljete Berisha  ”Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Luljete Berisha  University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” Prizren
Maria Teresa Chiaranti  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Mariella Nocenzi  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Nikoaly Sterev  University of National and World Economy  Sofia  Bulgaria
Rasim Zuferi  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Rifat Morina  University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” Prizren
Rolanda Mula  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Rrahim Sejdiu  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Sabiha Shala  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Selim Daku  University  ”Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Shkelqesa Smajli  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Suada Hajdarpasic  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Theranda Beqiri  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Uranela Demaj  AAB College
Valdrin Misini  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vehbi Ramaj  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vjosa Hajdari  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vjosa Hajdari  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vlora Berisha  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Xhemal Zenuni  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Adrian Besimi  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Agim Rexhepi  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Armand Krasniqi  University “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Agron Bajraktari  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Aida Alla  AAB College
Aida Goga  University of Tirana
Alush Musaj  University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”
Ani Arutunyan  University of National and World Economy  Sofia  Bulgaria
Antigona Dervishi Ukehaxhaj  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Arben Mehmeti  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Arben Sahiti  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Arbnor Pajaziti  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Artan Nimani  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Avni Hajdari  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Bajram Kosumi  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Baki Koleci  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Bardh Rugova  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Behxhet Shala  University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”
Bekim Berisha  University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” Prizren
Besa Arifi  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Besim Gollopeni  University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”
Brunilda Zenelaga  University of Tirana
Bruno Botta  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Bujar Pira  University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj
Dardan Kocinaj  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Diana Kopeva  University of National and World Economy  Sofia  Bulgaria
Drita Kadriu  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Driton Vela  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Dukagjin Leka  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Edmond Beqiri  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Elton Bahtiri  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Fabio Sciarrino  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Faton Hoxha  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Fiorenza Deriu  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Fisnik Morina  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Florim Gallopeni  Institute for Research Education and Social Development
Florin Peci  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Hajrullah Latifi  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Halit Shabani  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Haxhi Kamberi  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Husnija Bibuljica  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Hyrije Abazi  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Ibish Mazreku  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Idriz Berisha  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Ilmi Hoxha  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Ismet Hajdari  International Business College Mitrovica
Jelena Djokic  International Business College Mitrovica
Kastriot Dërmaku  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Kimete Canaj  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Kreshnike Dedushi  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Laura Naka  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Lidija Ćurković  University of Zagreb
Lulzim Zeneli  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Memet Memeti  South East European University  Skopje  North Macedonia
Mirsade Osmani  University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”
Mihone Kerolli Mustafa  International Business College Mitrovica
Monika Sabeva  University of National and World Economy  Sofia  Bulgaria
Nazli Tyfekci  University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”
Nikoaly Sterev  University of National and World Economy  Sofia  Bulgaria
Rifat Morina  University of Prizren “Ukshin Hoti” Prizren
Rita D’Ecclesia  Sapienza University of Rome  Italy
Sabiha Shala  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Selim Daku  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan
Suada Ajdarpasic  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Suada A. Džogović  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Tahir Arbneshi  University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”
Theranda Beqiri  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vehbi Miftari  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Vehbi Ramaj  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Venera Llunji  AAB College
Vjosa Hajdari Lleshi  University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja
Xhevdet Thaqi  University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan

TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT:

Adnan Lataj, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Diana Shala, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Armend Fetahaj, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Flamur Abazaj, International Business College Mitrovica

Damir Gashi, International Business College Mitrovica

Leutrim Edipi, Institute for Research Education and Social Development

 

Sponsorship

Possibility to use financial support from CEEPUS Program.

CEEPUS PROGRAM

CEEPUS is the short form for Central European Exchange Program for University Studies and is a multilateral University exchange program in the extended Danube region based on an international Agreement.

List of the participating countries:

Current countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia, Kosovo.

Am I eligible for an CEEPUS application?

Eligible are students and faculty members of a CEEPUS University that are also citizens of a CEEPUS member state. If you have a different citizenship but are enrolled at a CEEPUS university, you might also be eligible. In that case, please ask your National CEEPUS Office for restrictions and further information.

For Kosovo: Shpresa.mehmeti@rks-gov.net

Am I eligible as a freemover?

If your home university or institute is not listed in a network you can also apply as a freemover in any CEEPUS country. Please note, that there is only a limited amount of freemover grants available.

The interested applicants apply online at CEEPUS webpage: https://www.ceepus.info/content/apply

https://www.ceepus.info/signin#nbb

After signing in, follow the instructions in our “Mobility Wizard” which will guide you through the online application process.

Information for incomings:

Teachers should stay at least of five days in Kosovo!

The accommodation is provided in the Dormitory (the area for teachers) in Prishtina.

Due to administrative procedures, payment may take time and will be made upon return via bank transfer. The financial form will be provided by NCO Kosovo.

Please contact NCO in Kosovo for more detailed information.

Venue

Haxhi Zeka University

Str. UÇK, nn, 30000, Peja, Kosova

 

Organizing partners

        

 

                

Contact

Contact information

Email: conference.researchcult@unhz.eu

Phone: +383 (0)  39 421 734,

Address: University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Str. UÇK, nn, 30000, Peja, Kosova