2019
Quality Festival Conference

May 29th - June 1st, Kragujevac, Serbia

Conference opening event will go live on stream on May 30th - 10am CET

About The Event Conference program Accepted Abstracts

QUALITY, EDUCATION AND INNOVATION

Road to Sustainable Success

Dear friends,

Quality Festival 2019 will provide an international quality forum for experts from industry and academia to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in a wide range of topics. We invite you to participate in Quality Festival 2019 that will be held from May, 29th to June, 1st at Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia.

This Festival will cover multiple conferences and many workshops and presentations. This Festival will cover multiple conferences along with various workshops and presentations.

Sincerely yours,
President of the organizing committee
Prof. dr Miladin Stefanović

Where

Faculty of Engineering

Sestre Janjic 6, 34000 Kragujevac, Serbia

In cooperation with

Center for Quality, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro

Association for Quality and Standardization of Serbia

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of East Sarajevo, BiH

Clarivate Analytics

Conference is submitted for coverage in Web of Science Conference Proceedings Selection - CPCI

When

Wednesday to Friday
May, 29th to June, 1st, 2019

Support by

Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development Republic of Serbia

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City of Kragujevac

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Regional Chamber of Commerce

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ICT cluster of Central Serbia

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Keynote Speakers

International conference:

  • Slavko Arsovski, Center for Quality, Faculty of Engineering
    Speech topic: Quality and Innovations - Road to Sustainable Success

  • Sima Avramović, President of the Steering Committee of the National Entity for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Serbia – NEAQA and PESHES project coordinator
    Speech topic: Development and implementation of system for performance evaluation for Serbian HEIS and system - KPIs, evaluation model and ICT support

  • Bulent Eker, Vice rector of Tekirdağ Namık Kemal Üniversites, and Member of Quality Commission of the Turkish Higher Education Council
    Speech topic: Quality concept in Turkish higher educational system

  • Micaela Demichela, Politecnico di Torino
    Speech topic: Empirical approaches to workload assessment for process optimization

  • Nikola Stefanović, Managing director of SEAF South Balkan Fund
    Speech topic: Financing small and medium-sized enterprises and enhancing quality: private equity insights

  • Yuriy Klochkov, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
    Speech topic: Quality management and reliability in the Russian Aerospace industry

National conference:

  • Miroslav Miletić, savetnik predsednika privredne komore Srbije
    Speech topic: Presipitivanje SMK u PKS za 2018. godini.

  • Nenad Miloradović, v.d. pomoćnika ministra odbrane za materijalne resurse
    Speech topic: Tehnološki razvoj u oblasti naoružanja i vojne opreme i izazovi bezbednosti

Event Venue

Event venue info and gallery

Quality Festival is covering:
  • 13th International Quality Conference

  • 46th National Conference

  • 4th International Conference on Quality of Life
Keeping tradition of:
  • 23. Savetovanje SQM 2019,
  • 3. Nacionalna konferencija o kvalitetu Bosne i Hercegovine, and

  • 13th International conference ICQME 2019


Faculty of Engineering, Object B.

The Faculty of Engineering belongs to a group of the most distinguished and most prestigious scientific-educational institutions from the area of technical sciences.

Today, it is a modern scientific-educational institution with clearly defined mission, vision, objectives and program orientation. Education at the Faculty of Engineering includes a whole spectrum of development of modern and contemporary technology, in accordance with the European trends, ideally placed not only for practical profession, but also as a basis for efficient creative work as well.

HOTELS

Suggested accommodations

Hotel 1

Hotel Kragujevac

1.8 km from the Venue

Hotel 2

Hotel Šumarice

3 km from the Venue

Hotel 3

Hotel Zelengora

2 km from the Venue

Scientific focus – Quality Festival 2019

Participants are invited to submit their paper proposals within the following fields of topics:

Scientific focus 1: Quality, broad perspective

Scientific focus 2: Quality Engineering and Management

Scientific focus 3: Quality and industry

Scientific focus 4: Quality in specific sectors and industries

    1. The Future of Quality and Organizational Excellence
    2. Business and Organizational Excellence
    3. Business and quality models
    4. Business process improvement
    5. Business Dynamics
    6. Leadership
    7. Customer Satisfaction
    1. Quality Tools
    2. Integrated Management Systems
    3. Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare in Manufacturing
    4. Quality and Safety in Food Production and Distribution
    5. Energy Management, Environmental Management and Waste Management
    6. Risk management and resilience
    7. Information security
    8. Operational Research and Quality Management
    9. Quality Engineering
    10. Process Innovation
    11. Supply Chain Quality Management
    12. Total Quality Management
    1. Road to Industry 4.0
    2. Quality 4.0
    3. Quality in industry
    4. Reliability & Maintenance
    5. Standardization
    6. Metrology and quality control
    7. Sustainability
    8. Lean Management
    9. WCM – World class manufacturing
    1. Quality management and reliability in the Aerospace industry
    2. Quality in automotive industry
    3. Quality in (higher) education
    4. Quality of EFL skill development
    5. Quality of ESP skill development
    6. Quality of EFL teaching and learning
    7. Quality of ESP teaching and learning
    8. Quality in tourism, hospitality and leisure
    9. Quality in human resource development
    10. Quality in finances and economy
    11. Quality in Urbanisam and Public sector
    12. Quality Management Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    13. Quality and testing of software
    14. Quality Management in different activity sectors
    15. Quality in media
    16. Quality and learning technologies
    17. Quality of GUIs, 3D modelling and animation technology

Scientific focus 5: Quality of life

Scientific focus 6: Sustainable growth

Scientific focus 7: Quality, innovation and technology transfer

2nd Festival of Ideas 2019

    1. Theoretical and empirical Approaches
    2. Local, Regional and Global Quality of Life
    3. Sustainable Development and Quality of Life
    4. Freedom and Quality of Life
    5. Quality and Quality of Life
    6. Impact of development of science and technology on quality of life
    7. Methodology of Quality of Life and Happiness
    8. Current Issues
    9. Perspectives of Quality of Life
    1. Quality and regional competitiveness
    2. Quality and culture
    3. Quality and creativity
    4. Quality and smart economy
    5. Quality and smart environment
    6. Quality and smart living
    7. Quality and innovation districts
    8. Quality and smart specialization
    9. Quality and leadership for smart growth
    1. Culture of Entrepreneurship – Academic entrepreneurship: institutional and organizational perspectives
    2. Creating an inclusive innovation ecosystem: Universities driving regional growth
    3. Technology transfer and intellectual property
    4. Portfolio Management
    5. Lean Startup Basics
    6. Design Thinking
    7. Growth Management
    8. Product Management
    9. Innovation centers, technology centers, parks and districts

    Second Festival of ideas will be held on May 31st 2019. The first Festival of ideas was held on May 11th 2019. List of topics is following, but not limited to:

    1. Global dynamics
    2. Global economy
    3. Business and society
    4. Focus on EU
    5. Knowledge and society
    6. Education
    7. Health and environment
    8. Science, technology and innovation
    9. Urban Environment
    10. Smart specialization

Selected manuscripts will be published in:
1. International Journal for Quality Research (ISSN: 1800-6450) (Emerging SCI, Scopus)
2. Tribology in Industry (ISSN: 0354-8996) (Scopus - Q2)
3. International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management (ISSN: 1475-8954)
selected manuscripts written in Serbian will be published in:
1. Kvalitet & Izvrsnost

Official languages

International Quality Conference languages are English and Russian, while for the National Quality Conference, it is Serbian.
Abstracts should be written in the language of the presentation (one the official Conference languages).
The registration for the Conference should contain the following elements:
(1) Name and surname of the author/authors
(2) Author’s/authors’ affiliation
(3) E-mail address of the author/authors
(4) Title of the paper (up to 10 words)
(5) Abstract (150-250 words) with a clear description of aims, methodology and expected results of the research.

Paper submission

You are kindly asked to submit your Conference registration as a Word (.doc) attachment to the following address: cqm@kg.ac.rs (subject line: Conference registration) not later than April 1st 2019
Abstract submission: April 1st 2019
Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 15th 2019
Abstracts will be assessed by the members of Scientific Committee using the following criteria: originality and relevance of research topic, clarity and quality of the methodology as well as scientific contribution.
Full paper submission due May 1st 2019
Notification of paper acceptance will be sent by May 10th 2019
Abstracts and papers should be sent by using online submission system.

International Quality Conference template can be found here

Publishing ethics

We promote integrity in research publication so we support and advocate usage of COPE comprehensive guidelines and advice for our editors, and authors.

Reviewing process

All papers will have double blind review (Review report).

Contact

For more information use the contact mail:
Tijana Cvetić: cqm@kg.ac.rs

Workshops – Quality Festival 2019

  • Ivan Savović, Center for Quality Associate, Faculty of Engineering
    Workshop topic: Radionica za primenu standarda ISO9001:2015

  • ICT cluster of Central Serbia
    Workshop topic: Inovacije i kvalitet u ICT industriji

  • Round table
    Presentation of ethno village Tekija - An example of smart environment

Quality Festival 2019 – Programme Committee


Scientific board:

Slavko Arsovski, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, president

Zdravko Krivokapić, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro, vice president

Zoran Punoševac, AQS, Kruševac, Serbia, vice president

Slaviša Moljević, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, vice president


Program Scientific Committee:

1. Tadeusz Sikora, The Department of Quality Management, Cracow University of Economics, Kraków, Poland

2. Lula Paweł, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

3. Cristiano Fragassa, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Italy

4. Ezendu Ariwa, London Metropolitan Business School, London Metropolitan University, UK

5. Tadeja Jere Jakulin, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia

6. Nikolina Ljepava, American University in the Emirates, United Arab Emirates

7. Milan Perović, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro

8. Zora Arsovski, Faculty Of Economics, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Srbija

9. Goran Putnik, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

10. Martí Casadesús, AQU Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

11. Iñaki Heras, Universidad del País Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain

12. Samuel Fosso Wamba, Toulouse Business School, Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France

13. Stanislav Karapetrović, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

14. Evandro Eduardo Broday, Federal University of Technology Paraná, Paraná, Brasil

15. Vladimir Senic, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Serbia

16. Miladin Stefanović, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

17. Miodrag Lazić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

18. Božidar Krstić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

19. Nikola Stefanovic, Singidunum University, Beograd, Serbia

20. Aleksandar Vujović, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro

21. Prasun Das, SQC & OR Division of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, India

22. Muafi, Universitas Islam Indonesia Yogyakarta, Indonesia

23. Ayşegül Akdogan Eker, Yıldız Technical, University Mechanical Faculty, Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

24. Norizan Kassim, University of Nizwa, Oman

25. Changiz Valmohammadi, Taylor's University, Malaysia

26. Ali Ahmadi Awwad Rawabdeh, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

27. Ibrahim Badi, Department Mechanical Engineering, Misurata University, Misurata, Libya

28. Michael Olarewaju Ogundele, Department of Education Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria

29. Bülent Eker, Namık Kemal University, Tekirdağ, Turkey

30. Abd-Elrahman, Ain Shams University Faculty of Commerce, Cairo, Egypt

31. Pablo Cabanelas, University of Vigo, Spain

32. George F. Fragulis, Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences, Kila, Greece

33. Alina-Andreea Dragoescu Urlica, U.S.A.M.V.B. Timişoara, România

34. Paul M. Andre, AQE Group, Chicago, Illinois, USA

35. Krešimir Buntak, University North, Koprivnica-Varaždin, Croatia, Croatia

36. Клочков Юрий Сергеевич, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia

37. Osmo Kauppila, University of Oulu, Finland

38. Petroman Ioan, Faculty of Agricultural Management, U.S.A.M.V.B., Timişoara, România

39. Milan Erić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Serbia

40. Mirko Đapić, Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in Kraljevo, University of Kragujevac, Serbia

Organizational committee:


Miladin Stefanović, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, president

Danijela Tadić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, vice president

Aleksandar Aleksić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, secretary of the conference

Snežana Nestić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, secretary of the conference

Marija Zahar Đorđević, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, CIM center associate

Hrvoje Puškarić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, CIM center associate

Tijana Cvetić, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, Center for Quality associate

Nikola Komatina, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, Center for Quality associate

Sandra Stefanović, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

Aleksandar Đorđević, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

Jovan Milivojević, Center for Quality Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Serbia

Ivan Savović, Center for Quality Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Serbia

Payment instructions Qulity Festival 2019

Regular conference fee is 150 EUR, Conference fee for the members of International Association for Quality and Quality of Life Research as well as members partners from projects 100 EUR, Conference fee for students is 80 EUR.

Foreign currency payment
instructions
QUALITY FESTIVAL 2019

  • 56: Intermediary:
    BCITITMM
    INTESA SANPAOLOSPA
    MILANO, ITALY

  • 57: Account with institution:
    DBDBRSBG
    BANCA INTESA AD, BEOGRAD
    MILENTIJA POPOVICA 7B
    BEOGRAD, SRBIJA

  • 59: Beneficiary:
    RS35160005190000133240

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    Sestre Janjić 6
    34000 Kragujevac


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Registration fee includes: conferences materials, the cost of cocktails, coffee breaks.

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Contact Us

Center for Quality, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac

Address

Sestre Janjić 6, 34000, Kragujevac

Phone Number

+381 (0) 34 302 591

Email

cqm@kg.ac.rs

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