Call for Papers




University of Split – University Department of Professional Studies and Florida Universitària in Valencia, Spain invite you to participate in the 4th Contemporary Issues in Economy & Technology Conference – CIET 2020 to be held on 29 - 30 May 2020.

The Conference partner institutions include UCCM – Trade Co-operative University of Moldova; University of Primorska – Faculty of Management in Koper, Slovenia and Zagreb University of Applied Science, Croatia.

Submitted papers will be peer-reviewed based on originality and technical quality. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings with ISSN on our website as well as on USB.

Certificate of presentation will be issued to participants presenting their research in sessions.
Certificate of chairing a session will be issued to chairs acknowledging their role at the conference.

Presentation formats:

Proposals for participation in the 2020 CIET Conference must be submitted in English in the following formats:

  • Scientific papers
  • Professional papers

However, upon request of an author, papers will be published in both English and Croatian.


Paper tracks

CIET welcomes full scientific and professional papers up to twelve pages that address the broad tracks of (1) finance and accounting, (2) entrepreneurship, tourism and trade (3) information technology and engineering, (4) teaching and learning.

Paper topics include but are not limited to:

Track 1. Accounting and Finance

  • Accounting challenges and possibilities in the 21st century
  • Financial markets stability and economic development
  • Financial institutions in dynamic environments
  • Corporate finance and sustainability
  • Tax adjustment and optimization in local and global context
  • New developments in financial technology
  • Digital transformation of financial services


Track 2. Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship

  • The changing environment - business opportunities and threats
  • Overtourism
  • Special interest tourism
  • Tourism globalisation
  • Ethics in E – commerce
  • Marketing and distribution trends
  • Logistic in retail
  • Neuroeconomics and behavioural economics
  • Sharing economy
  • New generation of consumers
  • Business innovation
  • Family business
  • Digital and social entrepreneurship
  • Strategic management
  • Sustainability


Track 3. Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering

  • Practical knowledge in computer science and electrical engineering
  • Up-to-date solutions in electrical engineering and information technology
  • Information and intelligent systems
  • Digital economy
  • Electrical engineering application
  • Wireless communication
  • Mechanical engineering technologies and materials
  • Mechanical structures
  • Energy engineering
  • Environmental technology (Envirotech)


Track 4. Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

  • ELT methodology and classroom applications
  • Strategies and techniques related to learning
  • Innovative practices in higher education and experiential learning
  • Higher education internationalization and cross cultural awareness
  • STEM education – challenges and opportunities
  • Mathematics Education for 21st Century Engineering Students
  • Quantitative Reasoning and Literacy


Important dates

  • Abstract deadline (max. 250 words):   1 February, 2020 15 February, 2020
  • Abstract acceptance notification:   15 February, 2020 28 February, 2020
  • Full paper submission deadline: 15 March, 2020 29 March, 2020 13 April, 2020
  • Final paper acceptance notification: 15 April, 2020 29 April, 2020


Participation fee

  • Author 110 €
  • Co-author(s) 70 €
  • Students 55 €
  • Accompanying persons 55€

The participation fee includes:

  • A printed copy of the conference program and conference materials
  • Publication of paper in CIET 2020 conference proceedings
  • USB drive with conference proceedings
  • Admission to all sessions of the conference
  • Welcome party
  • Coffee breaks
  • Farewell party
  • Certificate of participation
  • Conference tour


Official language of the conference: English

Additional information may be found on the CIET 2020 web site


We look forward to seeing you in Split!