Quality Festival Conference

May 24th - May 27th, Kragujevac, Serbia

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Road to Sustainable Success

Dear friends,

Quality Festival 2023 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 2023 that will be held from May, 24th to May 27th, 2023, 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,
Prof. dr Miladin Stefanović


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

Phone numbers

+381 (0) 34 302 591

+381 (0) 34 335 990

International Association for Quality and Quality of Life Research


Wednesday to Saturday
May, 24th to May, 27th, 2023

Support by

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Quality Festival 2023

Regionalna privredna komora Šumadijskog i Pomoravskog upravnog okruga

Quality Festival 2023

Engineering Academy of Serbia

Quality Festival 2023

Belt and Road Institute Belgrade

Quality Festival 2023

Keynote Speakers

International conference:

  • dr Slavko Arsovski, Editor in Chief, International Journal for Quality Research

  • prof. dr Pawel Lula, University of Krakow

  • dr Jovo Lojanica, dipl.ing. President at Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association – SRMEK

  • prof. dr Andres Carrion, Centre for Quality and Change Management, Universitat Politècnica de València

  • prof. dr Jovan Filipovic, Head of Department for Quality Management and Standardization, Faculity of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgarde (Serbia)

  • prof. dr Tadeja Jere Jakulin, Faculty of Tourism Studies-TURISTICA at University of Primorska, Slovenia

  • prof. dr Pavel Shcherban, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Russia)

  • prof. dr Aleksandar Rikalovic, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad

Speech topics

Event Venue

Event venue info and gallery

Quality Festival is covering:
  • 14th International Quality Conference

  • 47th National Conference

  • 6th International Conference on Quality of Life

  • 15th National Conference on Quality of Life
Keeping tradition of:
  • 24. Savetovanje SQM 2019,

  • 14th 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.


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


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Scientific focus – Quality Festival 2023

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

    The Third Festival of ideas will be held on May 27st 2023. The Second 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)
3. Proceedings on Engineering Sciences (ISSN: 2620-2832) (Scopus)
4. Sustainability
5. International Journal of Engineering Education
6. Economics of Climate Change

Selected manuscripts written in Serbian will be published in:
1. Kvalitet & Izvrsnost



Sustainability, promotional ppt presentation can be seen here.

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.

Abstract submission: April 15th 2023
Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 15th 2023
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 April 30th 2023
Notification of paper acceptance will be sent by May 10th 2023

For submitting your abstract, please visit our (online platform). Under "Authors" go to "Make Submission" to fill in your data.
Then click "Make Submission".

Select "Upload File". Use your Submission ID and password to upload a full paper.

Choose file format (.doc or .docx) then select file (click Browse).

International Quality Conference template can be found here

National 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.


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Workshops – Quality Festival 2023

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

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

  • Round table "Possible ambiguities and problems in the ISO 9001:2015 standard", moderator dr Nenad Injac
    Okrugli sto: Moguće nejasnoće i problemi u standardu ISO 9001:2015, moderator dr Nenad Injac

Quality Festival 2023 – 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

Yury Klockov - Клочков Юрий Сергеевич, Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russian Federation

Program Scientific Committee:

1. Miladin Stefanvic, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, president, Serbia
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

2. Aleksandar Vujović, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro, co-president, Montenegro

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

4. Aleksei V. Bogoviz - Independent researcher, Moscow, Russia

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

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

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

8. Bojan Lalic, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

9. Bruno S. Sergi - Harvard University, USA and University of Messina, Italy

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

11. Changiz Valmohammadi, Taylor's University, Malaysia

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

13. Elena G. Popkova - Leading researcher of the Center for applied research of the chair "Economic policy and public-private partnership" of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Russia

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. Jelena Sakovic Jovanovic, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro

21. Jovan Filipovic, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia

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

23. Lula Paweł, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

24. Martí Casadesús, AQU Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

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

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

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

28. Muafi, Universitas Islam Indonesia Yogyakarta, Indonesia

29. Nenad Simeunovic, , Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad , Serbia

30. Nikola Stefanovic, Singidunum University, Beograd, Serbia

31. Norizan Kassim, University of Nizwa, Oman

32. Pablo Cabanelas, University of Vigo, Spain

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. Ugljesa Marjanovic, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

40. Vesna Spasojevic Brkic, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrad, Serbia

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

42. Zora Arsovski, Faculty Of Economics, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia

43. Roman Tsarev, International Academy of Science and Technologies, Moscow, Russian Federation

44. Ionel Bostan, Cuza University, Romania

45. Danijela Ćirić Lalić, Universty of Novi Sad, Serbia

46. Anurag Hazarika, Tezpur Central University, India

47. Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy, International University of Japan, Japan

48. Samrad Jafarian-Namin, Yazd University, Iran

49. Yakuthan K. Karrieva, Tashkent State University of Economics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

50. Shakhlo T. Ergasheva, Tashkent State University of Economics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

51. Zorana Tanasić, University of Banja Luka Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

52.Imadeddine Oubrahim, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques of Tangier, Morocco

Organizational committee:

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

Marija Zahar Đorđević, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, vice president

Hrvoje Puškarić, Akademija Šumadija, Odsek Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, CIM center associate, vice president

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

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

Miloš Petronijević, Center for Quality Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Serbia

Marija Savković, Faculty of Engineering, Serbia

Nastasija Nikolić, Faculty of Engineering, Serbia




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Center for Quality, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac


Sestre Janjić 6, 34000, Kragujevac

Phone Number

+381 (0) 34 302 591



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