First call for papers

Distinguished colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that the XVI International Symposium SymOrg 2018 will be held at Zlatibor from June 7 to 10, 2018.

The Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, traditionally organizes SymOrg to promote the theory and practice of management and management-related disciplines. The Symposium brings together academics, companies, the public sector and other relevant organizations and institutions, including prominent experts in the field of science and economy.

The topic of SymOrg 2018 is “Doing Business in the Digital Age: Challenges, Approaches and Solutions”. The Symposium provides an excellent forum for scientists, researchers and industry practitioners to present and discuss the latest advancements, and point to future directions and trends in a pleasant atmosphere of Zlatibor.

Submissions from academic, research, consulting, industry, intermediary and policy organizations are encouraged and should focus on the following general themes or subthemes presented on conference website

  • Leveraging Technology in Digital Business
  • Management in the Digital Age
  • Data Processing and Analytics in the Digital Age
  • Organization and Business Models in the Digital Age
  • Quality and Business Excellence
  • Transformation of Financial Services
  • Trends in Marketing and Strategic Communications
  • Technology Entrepreneurship and Ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurship and SME in the Digital Age
  • Creativity, Innovation and Intellectual Capital in the Digital Age
  • Human Capital in the Digital Environment
  • Digital Public Administration
  • Operations Management for a Digital World
  • Environmental and Social Impact of Digitalization

The conference proceedings will have an ISBN and will be submitted for indexing and/or publication and/or listing to Google Books and Google Scholar database. The best papers presented in different sections will be proposed for review and publication to editors of scientific journals. Selected case studies will be used as teaching material at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences.

Important Dates:

April 15, 2018 – Deadline for paper submission

May 7, 2018 – Notification of paper acceptance

May 18, 2018 – Deadline for early-bird registration


We invite you to take part, submit your paper and join our vivid discussions. The program of the Symposium includes lectures from keynote speakers, interactive discussions in working sessions, presentations, panels, as well as eventful entertainment time including social gatherings, tours to cultural sites, and numerous sports activities for the participants. Your participation will once again prove that sharing information, experiences, ideas and visions of the future in a creative and friendly environment will only extend knowledge and competences.

The Chair of the Program Committee
Nevenka Zarkic Joksimovic, Ph.D.

The Chair of the Organizing Committee
Sanja Marinkovic, Ph.D.

April 29 Deadline for paper submission
May 15 Notification of paper acceptance
May 30 Deadline for early-bird registration
June 4 Deadline for standard registration
June 07 - 10 Symposium