International Scientific Conference „Digital Transformation, Media and Inclusion“

International Scientific Conference

„Digital Transformation, Media and Inclusion“

June 5-6, 2020

Burgas Free University

Burgas, Bulgaria

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Burgas Free University is organising the International Scientific Conference “Digital Transformation, Media and Inclusion”. It will be held in the form of webinar on June 5, 2020 and in its focus will be the economic, regulatory, technological and societal aspects of the arising innovations resulting from the digital transformation.

The conference incorporates results and activities of the project “Bulgarian Language in the Social Media” under the National Science Fund of Bulgaria, and will be attended by the BFU partners from Estonia, Russian Federation, Portugal, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro etc. In the frame of the conference the initiative for establishing the “South Eastern Digital Innovation Hub” under the new EC launched programme “Digital Europe” will be shared, and a meeting of the core group of the EU COST Action “Multi-Disciplinary Innovation for Social Change (SHIINE)” will be held. The conference is incorporated in the last days of the “Erasmus+ International Teaching and Training Week” at BFU – June 2-6, 2020 and the participants may join referring https://www.bfu.bg/en/mezhdunarodna-deynost/erasmus/bfu-erasmus-international-teaching-and-training-week-for-programme-and-partner-countries

The conference proceedings are registered in the National Reference List of Contemporary Bulgarian Scientific Publications with Scientific Review of the National Centre for Information and Documentation – NACID and will be available in parallel to the printed book online in the ceeol.com database.

 

Thematic fields:

  • Bulgarian language in the social media
  • A State Governed by the Rule of Law - Legislation, Law Enforcement and Legal Science
  • Innovation and investments in the circular economy
  • Challenges to the infrastructure and the regional development confronting the digital transformation
  • Multi-disciplinary innovation for social change in the quadruple helix
  • Solutions in the psychology and pedagogy stimulated by the digitalization of the environment
  • Legal and administrative aspects of the digitalisation and inflicted regulations
  • Engineering and transport solutions focused on the digitalization
  • Information technologies in the digital world

Working languages of the Conference: Bulgarian, English and Russian

 

Important deadlines:

  • Registration and abstract submission (for participating with paper or a case) - May 20, 2020
  • Early bird conference fee transfer deadline - May 10, 2020
  • Conference fee transfer deadline - May 25, 2020
  • Submission of full paper or case deadline - May 31, 2020

 

Registration with abstracts and papers submission guidelines:

Submission of registration should be made only through the platform HERE! , with abstract upload in a word file. The abstract shall not exceed 100 words and should provide a statement of the purpose and procedures of the study, including major conclusions of the research. Notification to the authors/speakers - in a week after the abstract submission at the email address of the authors used in the application form.

All papers submitted should be typed in Times New Roman (10 point) with single-spacing and should not exceed 8 pages (5 000 words) MS Word documents. The address, contact numbers and email of the author(s) should be clearly stated in the first page. The submission of papers (cases) to be published and inquiries are to be directed at conf@bfu.bg only. All the papers and cases will be published in proceedings and sent to the addresses indicated in the application form after the end of the conference.

Before the Conference, the Erasmus+ International Teaching and Training Week at BFU, and the core group meeting of the EU COST Action “Multi-Disciplinary Innovation for Social Change (SHIINE)” will cross with launching the initiative for establishing a “South Eastern Digital Innovation Hub”.

 

Opening the Conference: 

June 5, 2020 at 13.00

 

Participation fees:

The participation fee is EUR 90, to be transferred to the bank account of BFU: IBAN: BG53BUIN78551480025826; BIC: BUINBGSF, Allianz Bank Bulgaria, BSU, reason: participation at the conference; with the names of the participant, and the institution. The invoices will be delivered at the registration day of the Conference or if requested in advance - up to 2 days after the request.

BFU provides the following discounts:

  • The participants in the Bulgarian language in the social media thematic field will not be charged with participation fees;
  • For the fees paid in the early registration (transferred up to April 20, 2020) – 20% discount of the fees;
  • For the regular fees paid (May 15, 2020), for participation (at the venue) of additional co-author of the same paper –an extra 20% discount per each additional co-author over the regular fee;
  • For the regular fees paid (May 15, 2020), for including an additional paper of the participant – an extra 20% discount per each additional paper over the regular fee.

 

Organizational Committee of the Conference:

  • Chairman: Prof. Petko Chobanov, PhD
  • Deputy Chair: Prof. Dr. Galya Hristozova

Members:

  • Prof. Milen Baltov, PhD
  • Prof. Evelina Dineva, PhD
  • Prof. Yulia Yorgova, PhD
  • Prof. Dr. Maria Neykova
  • Prof. Radostin Dolchinkov, PhD
  • Prof. Maria Alexieva, PhD
  • Prof. Yonka Baltadzhieva, PhD
  • Assoc. Prof. Maria Neycheva, PhD
  • Assoc. Prof. Svetla Margaritova, PhD
  • Assoc. Prof. Kamen Seymenliyski, PhD

Conference Scientific Council:

  • Prof. Petko Chobanov, PhD
  • Prof. Dr. Galya Hristozova
  • Prof. Milen Baltov, PhD
  • Prof. Evelina Dineva, PhD
  • Prof. Vasil Yankov, PhD
  • Prof. Momyana Guneva, PhD
  • Prof. Silvi Chernev, PhD
  • Prof. Lina Anastasova, PhD
  • Prof. Daniela Orozova, PhD
  • Prof. Maria Alexieva, PhD
  • Prof. Yulia Yorgova, PhD
  • Prof. Dr. Maria Neykova
  • Prof. Radostin Dolchinkov, PhD
  • Prof. Yonka Baltadzhieva, PhD
  • Assoc. Prof. Maria Neycheva, PhD
  • Assoc. Prof. Kamen Seymenliyski, PhD

 

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