Quality Festival Conference

Second part of May 2025.


Road to Sustainable Success

Dear friends,

We are glad to announce the Quality Festival 2025!
The festival will be held at the end of May 2025 at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Kragujevac.

We invite you to submit your manuscripts and participate in this important event. More information about the festival, including the call for papers, will be available soon.

Thank you for your interest!

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, 2025

Support by

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Quality Festival 2025


Event venue info and gallery

Quality Festival is covering:
  • International Quality Conference

  • Ethical implication of AI (Editor Elena Popkova) (Letter)

  • National Conference

  • International Conference on Quality of Life

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.

Scientific focus - Quality Festival 2025

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

Ethical implication of AI (Editor Elena Popkova)

    1. Philosophy and culture of ethical use of artificial intelligence;
    2. Ethics of organization of work and workplaces in the use of artificial intelligence
    3. Ethical requirements for rationality in decision making with intelligent support from artificial intelligence
    4. Ethics of human resource management in smart manufacturing
    5. Ethical marketing with the use of artificial intelligence in sales
    6. Ethical application of artificial intelligence in public administration and provision of public services
    7. Ethical issues of functioning and development of “smart” territories (regions, cities, rural areas)
    8. Specifics of ethical application of artificial intelligence by sectors of the digital economy
    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 Fourth Festival of ideas. 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) (SCI, Scopus)
2. Tribology in Industry (ISSN: 0354-8996) (Scopus)
3. Proceedings on Engineering Sciences (ISSN: 2620-2832) (Scopus)



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: March 15th 2025
Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 20th 2025
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 2025
Notification of paper acceptance will be sent by May 10th 2025

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.


Conference fee for publishing in IJQR 300 Euros
Conference fee for publishing in PES 175 Euros
Regular fee 100 Euros


For more information use the contact mail:

Quality Festival 2025 – Programme Committee

Scientific board:

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

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

Elena G. Popkova - Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Russia

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

Contact Us

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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