Make your contribution to the field of technology and entrepreneurship in the digital era.
"Technology & Entrepreneurship in Digital Society (TEDS)" conference will be highlighted as a separate conference from the existing peer-reviewed conference "Management Sciences in the modern world".
The conference aims to provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results on technologies and their business applications in the digital era.
Conference proceedings will be indexed in Google Scholar, Crossref and RSCI.


Digital Economy & е-Business
Over the last few decades, the digital economy and e-business have become a crucial part of the global economy. Mobile devices are changing many aspects of marketing, advertising, operations, product management by introducing new business models for companies.
The track welcomes papers that address a diverse range of aspects of the nature of digital economy and e-business and the role they play in moving towards competitiveness.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Auctions and interactive pricing
• Digital entrepreneurship in e-business and e-commerce
• Digital infrastructure in e-business and e-commerce
• FinTech in e-business
• IoT in e-business
• New business models in e-business, mobile, and service innovation
Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
The track invites researchers to re-evaluate traditional assumptions and create new theories about digitally-enabled innovation, entrepreneurship, and transformation and discusses the relevance of these concepts in connection with technological and organizational innovations (i.e. cloud, smart technologies and networking). We aim to encourage the research that provides insights into both theoretical and applied issues introduced by technology and technology-induced change.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Digital Innovation
• Digital entrepreneurship
• Mobile technologies and Innovation
• Economic implications of the Internet of things
• Smart contracts
• Technology ventures
Knowledge Management
The track welcomes research that contributes to the creation of a robust evidence base concerning new information and communication technologies for knowledge management, measuring the impact and diffusion of new technologies within organizations, and highlighting the role of new technologies and tools in the relationships between knowledge management and organizational innovation.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Inter-organizational information and knowledge sharing
• Knowledge-based performance improvement
• Knowledge management systems
• Knowledge transfer
Managing Big Data: Applications, Challenges, and Opportunities
The track focuses on the issue of how to translate data and information into knowledge in manufacturing enterprises and specifically focuses on facilitating the exchange of ideas and advances on all aspects and developments of Big data applications.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Business intelligence
• Data mining
• Predictive Modeling and Data Analytics
• Stream analytics
AI and Machine Learning Business Applications
The track aims to discuss the latest research findings in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning business applications.
Papers in this track should be methodologically rigorous and innovative concerning theoretical elaboration and contribution. We also encourage the use of novel research methods that take advantage of innovative methodologies to exploit digital data analytics.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce
• Deep learning
• Cloud computing
• High-performance computing and simulation
• The impact of AI on business and society
Advanced Manufacturing & Factories of the Future: New Materials, Processes and Business Models
The track embraces research, including empirical, conceptual, and interpretive studies that address the social and technological aspects of Industry 4.0 development. We are especially interested in papers that advance theory and practice for emerging contexts of Industry 4.0.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Internet of things
• Next-generation production technologies
• Smart cities
• Smart contracts and distributed collaborative organizations
• The sharing economy, collaborative consumption, and the collaborative economy
Distributed Registry Technologies and Information Protection in State Information System and Financial Sector
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Distributed registry,
• State information systems,
• Electronic document management,
• Single information and settlement center
• Certified information security tools,
• Cryptographic information security technologies,
• Digital signature,
• Polygraphic and holographic methods of protection,
• Software for document authentication,
• Digital envelope technology and digital safe.
Industrial IoT: Risks and Information Security
This track aims to encourage papers that focus on bridging cybersecurity and privacy in Industrial Internet of things, while at the same time consider cutting-edge research in each of the areas jointly or separately. Submitted manuscripts can draw on any theoretical backgrounds (including but not limited, economics, criminology, or computational sciences) and methodological approaches (analytical work, experiments, qualitative studies, and so forth).
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Industrial Internet of things,
• Smart city,
• Information security.
Wireless and IoT Technologies
Topics of interest include but are not limited to
• Wireless communication,
• Cellular communication,
• IoT data transfer protocols,
• Sensor networks,
• Open standards LPWAN


Alexander Kuleshov
Skoltech President, Professor
Alexander Kuleshov is a specialist in the field of information technologies and mathematical modeling. In 2006, he was elected Director of the A.A. Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems (IITP) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. At IITP, he also serves as the chairman of the Academic Council, Chairman of the Doctorate Dissertation Council, and Chair of Information Transmission and Processing.
Natalia Parmenova
Natalia is responsible for operational management and strategic planning of the company's activities in the region, as well as for further development and promotion of technologies for digital transformation together with SAP business partners and customers. Natalia joined SAP more than fifteen years ago as business and strategy Manager at SAP Markets Europe GmbH in Waldorf (Germany). From 2003 to 2010, she was Director of key SAP clients in Switzerland. Since 2013, Natalia has worked as Executive Director at SAP CIS.
Srdjan Krco
CEO of DunavNET
Dr. Srđan Krčo is a co-founder and CEO of DunavNET, a company designing turnkey IOT solutions for smart cities, agriculture, and manufacturing. Currently, he is coordinating a research and innovation H2020 project TagItSmart, creating IoT enablers facilitating improvement and transparency in the food supply chain and more general in the FMCG domain. He is one of the founding members of the International IoT Forum and is actively participating in AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) activities. He has published over 15 patents and more than 70 papers at international conferences and journals. Srdjan is a Senior IEEE member. Recently, he was awarded MVP (most valuable professional) status for IoT activities by Microsoft. Srdjan holds an Associate Professor position at FEFA.


September 30, 2018
Papers submission deadline
October 8 - October 15, 2018
Notification of authors
November 7, 2018
Conference date
Plenary Session
12:00 - 13:30
Track Sessions
14:00 - 17:00
Arkady Trachuk
CEO of Goznak, Head of Management Department at Financial University
Marina Solesvik
Professor Of Innovation and Management at Nord University

Anna Kuzkina
Senior Manager at KPMG
Polona Tominc
Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Maribor
Trachuk A.V. — Doctor of Economics, Professor, Head of the Management Department of the Financal University, CEO of JSC "Goznak", Head of The Program Commitee

Abdikeev N.M.
— Doctor of Technical Sciences, Director of the Institute of Industrial Policy And Institutional Development

Voronova L.M. — Doctor of physics and mathematics, professor, head of chair at Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Kleiner G.B. — Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Kuzkina A.I. — Senior Manager of JSC "KPMG"

Klevtsov V.V. — Doctor of Economics Professor of Management Department of the Financal University

Kreindelin V.B.Doctor of technical sciences, professor, head of chair at Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Linder N.V. — PhD, Deputy Head of Management Department of the Financal University

Obydenov A.Yu.— PhD of physics and mathematics, associate Professor of management Department of the Financal University

Pankov K.N.PhD of physics and mathematics, professor, research fellow at Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Popadyuk T.G.— Doctor of Economics, Professor of Management Department of the Financal University

Saksonov E.A.
Doctor of technical sciences, professor of Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Shelukhin O.I.Doctor of technical sciences, professor, head of chair at Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Solesvik M
. — PhD, professor Of Innovation and Management, Business Administration Program, Nord University, Norway

Tominc P. — PhD, Professor at the Department of Quantitative Economic Analysis at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Eskindarov M.A. Doctor of Economics, Professor, Rector of the Financial University, Head of The Organizing Commitee

Gruzina Yu.M.
— PhD, Deputy Vice-Rector for Scientific Work

Kameneva E.A. — Doctor of Economics, Vice-Rector for the Development of Educational Programs and International Affairs

Kislyakov A.S. — Head of Visa Organization Department

Khovalova Т.V. — Manager of the Management Department

Leokhin Yu.L. Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Vice-Rector for Scientific Work of The Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Linder N.V. — PhD, Deputy Head of the Management Department

Mukhanov A.Yu. — Vice-Rector for the International Affairs and Public Relations of The Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics

Nalbandyan G.G. — Manager of the Management Department

Paladina P.V.
— Head of the Department for Organization and Coordination of Scientific Activities

Prikhodko L.V. — PhD, Head of International Cooperation Department

Tarasov I.V.
— Deputy Director of the Center for Sectoral Research and Consulting


Academic Ethics Policy
We expect submissions to contain results of the original research based on scientific methods that contribute to the global knowledge in the selected areas of inquiry. In this regard, we ask all potential participants to follow the TEDS Academic Ethics Policy and make sure the paper comply with the requirements mentioned below. The detection of the rules violation leads to the rejection at any stage.

Originality of Papers

The paper submitted to TEDS should contain original results and must not be published anywhere before. An exception can be made for papers published on the Internet as draft-versions or preprints, but the Program Committee in each case takes the final decision individually. The author should disclose if the paper has already been presented or is available on the Internet as a draft or preprint. This rule also applies to the papers published in languages, other than English.


A paper must contain no plagiarism (including extensive self-plagiarism) and other incorrect borrowings. Plagiarism includes copying and pasting passages from the Internet and other sources, word-for-word borrowings from other texts as well as paraphrasing them without proper references. All direct borrowings should be accompanied with references, quotation marks and other means of academic language. All submissions undergo pre-review for originality and plagiarism.


The author should have all proper rights for copyrighted materials used in the paper. Pictures, figures etc. must either have free license for commercial use or be created by the author.
Technical Requirements

The paper should fit into the general scope of the conference and be attributed to one of the conference tracks. We welcome interdisciplinary papers that combine social sciences with information and computer sciences. Purely technical papers without implications to social sciences are not accepted.

Format & Length
The paper must be prepared according to the guidelines. The template can be found here: (download)

Full papers must be within 15 000 - 20 000 characters (with spaces) limit.

DOI should be indicated whenever possible. It is more preferable to arrange the reference list in the alphabetical order.
Peer Review Criteria
Each paper is reviewed by at least two members of the Program Committee to be accepted. The review criteria are the following:

The paper should have clear contribution to the research field. Purely descriptive papers without any clear findings are not accepted. The following elements of the paper are required:

Research Question / Problem Statement: the authors should give a clear research question (for research papers) or problem statement (for experience papers) they are to address in the text. Both the research question and problem statement need to be justified by either theoretical or social topicality.

Literature / Background Review: the paper must contain a solid literature review encompassing the up-to-date academic articles and books (for research papers) or give a sufficient background (for experience papers). The review needs to be relevant to the research question.

Theoretical Grounding and Methodology: The paper should give a theoretical argument or use a theoretical framework, as well as to provide a methodology relevant to address the research problem.

Empirical Analysis / Case Selection: Qualitative or quantitative methods of empirical analysis should be used. Another option is to present a review, but in this case the literature selection method should be specified. In case of experience papers, the authors need to justify the case selection and prove its significance to the international audience.
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