ISMA IT&M Conference 2024

Mission:

The mission of the 23rd International Conference on Information Technologies and Management is to provide a platform for scholars, researchers, practitioners, and industry experts to exchange knowledge, insights, and innovative ideas at the intersection of information technology and management. This conference aims to foster collaboration and promote interdisciplinary research to address the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Vision:

Our vision is to continue the tradition of excellence that has characterized this conference for the past 23 years. We aspire to be a leading global forum where the brightest minds in academia and industry converge to discuss, debate, and disseminate cutting-edge research in the fields of information technologies and management. We envision this conference as a catalyst for driving technological advancements and shaping the future of management practices in the digital era.

Conference History:

The 23rd International Conference on Information Technologies and Management proudly continues a legacy of over two decades of academic excellence and knowledge dissemination. Since its inception, this conference has served as a beacon for fostering collaboration, promoting innovation, and advancing the boundaries of knowledge. Each year, we bring together thought leaders and experts from diverse backgrounds to share their expertise and contribute to the collective understanding of information technology’s role in shaping modern management.

Publication of Scientific Theses:

In keeping with our commitment to advancing knowledge and research, this conference publishes a comprehensive book of scientific theses following each annual event.

As we embark on our 23rd year, we remain dedicated to providing a dynamic and inclusive platform for the exchange of ideas, the pursuit of innovation, and the advancement of knowledge in the fields of information technologies and management. We invite scholars, researchers, and practitioners from around the world to join us in this intellectual journey, where the past informs the present, and the present shapes the future.

IT&M 2024 Organizing Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Sc. Romans Djakons (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia) – The Head of Organizing Committee
Prof. Dr.oec. Deniss Djakons (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.oec. Aivars Stankevics (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Victors Gopejenko (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.oec. Olga Verdenhofa (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.oec. Antonina Djakona (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr. oec. Marga Zivitere (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Rostislavs Kopytovs (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Alexander Mrochko (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.oec. Viktoriia Riashchenko (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Dr.Sc. hist. Nataly Vorobyeva (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia) – The head of registration section
Prof. DscEcon. Igor Britschenko (University of Security Management, Kosice, Slovakia)

IT&M 2024 Scientific Programme Committee

Prof. Dr.Sc. Victors Gopejenko (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia) – The Head of Programme Committee
Prof. Dr.Sc.ing. Rostislavs Kopytovs (ISMA University, Riga, Latvia)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Habil Arnold Kiv (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Habil Dietmar Fink (University of Mexico, Mexico, United Mexican States)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Sc. Alytis Gruodis (Vilnius Business College, Lithuania)
Dr. Phys. Aleksejs Gopejenko (Riga, Latvia)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Sc. Nina Kuchuk (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Sc. Shefer Oleksandr (Poltava, Ukraine)
Prof. PhD Mariana Petrova (St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Habil Iryna Kalenyuk (Institute of Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine)
Prof. Dr.Sc. Sevdalina Ilieva Dimitrova (Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria)

Section 1: Information Technology Trends and Innovations

  1. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Business
  2. Blockchain Technology and Its Applications
  3. Internet of Things (IoT) for Smart Cities and Industries
  4. Cloud Computing and its Impact on Business Operations
  5. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in the Digital Age
Section 2: Emerging Trends in Tourism Management
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation Frameworks for Travel and Hospitality
  • E-tourism and Online Travel Management
  • Big Data Analytics for Tourism Decision-Making
  • Smart Tourism and Sustainable Destination Management
  • Digital Marketing and Enhancing Customer Experiences in Tourism
Section 3: IT Project Management and Governance
  • Agile and Scrum Methodologies in IT Project Management
  • Risk Management in IT Projects
  • IT Governance Frameworks (e.g., COBIT, ITIL)
  • Change Management in IT Implementations
  • Vendor Management and Outsourcing Strategies
Section 4: Information Systems and Business Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and Integration
  • Business Process Optimization with IT Solutions
  • Knowledge Management and Collaboration Tools
  • Supply Chain Management with IT Integration
  • Sustainable IT Management Practices

Thesis: 1-2 pages Language: English File format: .doc/.docx and obligatorily copy in .pdf Thesis structure:

  • Title of the thesis
  • Names of the authors (first name and surname)
  • Authors affiliations
  • E-mail of corresponding author
  • The abstract of the paper
  • Keywords
  • Body text
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments (optional)
  • References (Cyrillic sources should be written in transliteration)
  • Authors information

Formatting requirements template Photographs must always be sharp originals (not screened versions) and rich in contrast. A copy or scan of the photograph should be pasted on the page and the original photograph (labelled) should accompany your paper. All notations and lettering should be no less than 2 mm high. The use of heavy black, bold lettering should be avoided as this will look unpleasantly dark when printed. Equations should be:

  • written using Microsoft or MathType Equation Editor;
  • should be numbered sequentially throughout the text (i.e., (1), (2), (3),…);
  • When referring to an equation in the text, always put the equation number in brackets – e.g. ‘as in Equation (2)’

References should be:

  • listed at the end of the thesis/paper;
  • numbered in the order of their appearance in the text. Do not set reference numbers in superscript;
  • If you are citing a work written in a nonLatin script (e.g., Chinese, Greek, Japanese, Russian etc.), the reference must be transliterated into the English alphabet, the reference should be accompanied by remark, e.g., (in Russian), (in Japanese), (in Chinese).

Please, send your thesis to the email: itm@isma.lv