INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION RESEARCH IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ARTS” – ICIR-STA

14th -15th April 2022

University “Haxhi Zeka”

Peja, Kosovo

I.   Introduction

 

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 Innovation Research in Science, Technology and Arts” – ICIR-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 in-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.

II. The Scope of the ICSTRI 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

 

  1. ECONOMICS, FINANCE & BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Embracing Change & Transformation
  • Changing Business World
  • Resilience & Reinvention – Overcoming hardships and challenges
  • Finance in Digital Area, Accounting Intelligence
  • Demographic, social/Lifestyle and Environmental Trends
  • Managing risk in a COVID World
  • Business performance in a COVID-19 situation

 

  1. MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP & MARKETINGEmbracing 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 Developmentt4.0 – Digitalization and prospects for econogrowth3.9. Professions

  1. 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     .6. and smart green growth

  1. 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

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

III. Participants

Key Speakers

Iraj Hashi, Staffordshire University

Fiorenza Deriu, University of Sapienza

Diana Kopeva, University of National World Economy

Mario Holzner, Wien Institute for International Economies Studies-WIIW

Matthias Ziegler, Humboldt-University of Berlin / Editor-in-chief, Journal of Psychological Test Adaptation and Development

Irena Žmak, and Davor Ljubas, University of Zagreb

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

Krzysztof Szymanski, Elsevier, Warsaw, Poland

Frenk Bezzina, University of Malta

Besnik Krasniqi, University of Prishtina

Mihone Kerolli, International Business College Mitrovica

Scientific Committee

 

Adrian Besimi, South East European University, Skopje, North Macedonia

Agim Rexhepi, University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”

Agron Bajraktari, University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj

Aida Alla, AAB College

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”

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”

Faton Merovci, University of Mitrovica “Isa Boletini”

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”

Hyrije Abazi, South East European University, Skopje, North Macedonia

Ibish Mazreku, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Idriz Berisha, University of Gjakova “Fehmi Agani”

Iliya Kereziev, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

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

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

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

Tahir Arbneshi, University of Prishtina”Hasan Prishtina”

Theranda Beqiri, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Vehbi Ramaj, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Venera Llunji, AAB College

Xhevdet Thaqi, University” Kadri Zeka” in Gjilan

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”

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

Husnija Bibuljica, 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

Technical Secretariat:

Vjosa Hajdari Lleshi, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

Suada Ajdarpasic, University of “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja

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

Conferences fee

 

Free of charge

 

Deadlines

Launch of the call: 22 December 2021

Abstract submission: 05/03/2022

Notification of acceptance of abstract: within 10 days of the submission date (15/03/2022)

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

Contacts

Abstract and full paper submission and registration through website of conference:

http://researchcult.net/conference/conferce-4/

Email: conference.researchcult@unhz.eu

Phone: +383 (0) 28 534 834, +381 (0) 28 409 013

 

Address:

University of Haxhi Zeka in Peja

Str. UÇK, nn, 30000, Peja, Kosova

 

Organizing partners