On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we have the pleasure to invite you to the 9th International Scientific Conference “SCIENCE AND HIGHER EDUCATION IN FUNCTION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – SED 2016”, which will be organized in Užice, Serbia, on 30 September and 1 October 2016 by the Business and Technical College of Applied Sciences. You are kindly invited to take an active part in the SED 2016 Conference.

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Topics of interest include:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Informatics and Mathematics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environment Protection
  • Management
  • Economy
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Student Papers
  • Tourism - Third International Conference* (for more information click here)

* All the papers relating to this scientific field which are written in English will automatically be included in the Proceedings of the third international conference “Higher Education in Function of Development of Tourism in Serbia and Western Balkans”* All the tourism-related papers written in Serbian will automatically be included in the SED 2016 Conference Proceedings. Please specify to which conference (SED 2016 or DTWB) you are submitting the paper.

When sending your paper, please indicate the scientific area it refers to.

Important Dates

  • June 01, 2016                    Abstract submission
  • June 15, 2016                    Notification of abstract acceptance
  • August 10, 2016                  Deadline for papers submission
  • September 15, 2016               Acceptance of papers by the International Scientific Committee   
  • September 25, 2016               Deadline for payment of participation fee   
  • September 25, 2016               Final program
  • 30 September - 01 October 2016   SED 2016 Conference dates

Plenary Lecturers

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  • Mihailo Timotijević, Full Professor
    Faculty of Architecture, Belgrade
    Urban Renewal of City of Užice
  • Ljubodrag Tanović, Full Professor
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrade
    Challenges in the Field of Higher Education
  • Živko Stelja, PhD
    High School of Applied Sciences - Belgrade Polytechnics
    Students' Withdrawal from Higher Education Institutions and Relationship Marketing as a Possible Solution to the Problem
  • Dejan Blagojević, PhD
    College of Applied Technical Sciences, Niš Serbia
    Contribution of Innovations to Development of New Mission of Higher Education

Abstracts and papers shall be submitted electronically (no more than three papers per author and four authors per paper). The abstracts must be in English (or some other world language). All accepted papers written entirely in English (or some other world language) will be published in the Conference Proceedings in electronic form after the Conference (M33 category). If only the abstract of an accepted paper is in English (or some other world language), and the paper itself is in Serbian, then only the abstract of such a paper will be published in the Book of Abstracts in electronic form (M34 category).

The official language of the SED 2016 Conference is English

The Conference is organized as part of the official program of the celebration of the Day of the City of Užice, and it is sponsored by the City of Užice.

We look forward to welcoming you to SED 2016 and DTWB Conferences.

Yours faithfully,

Chair of Organizing Committee

Professor Ivana Ćirović PhD, Director of Business and Technical College of Applied Sciences, Uzice