International Scientific Conference
on Innovations in Digital Economy:
SPBPU IDE-2019

24 - 25 october, 2019

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

29 Polytechnicheskaya Str.,
Research Building (Metro Polytechnicheskaya),
195251, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

The processes of innovation diffusion during fourth industrial revolution reshape economic systems and cause structural changes in different economic sectors and spheres. These innovations have become the basis of the new digital infrastructure of society. The conference SPBPU IDE-2019 will bring together experts from academia, industry to uncover the challenges and solutions to ensuring digital transformation of economic systems. The objective of the conference is to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of the Innovations in Digital Economy and its consequences for modern societies. This conference will disseminate the most recent advances in this field and promote collaborations to maximize opportunities for innovative solutions.

Submissions will be peer reviewed by conference committees. Accepted papers will be published in International Conference Proceedings Series by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), which will be archived in the ACM Digital Library and submitted to be reviewed by Scopus and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science). The ISBN of the proceedings is 978-1-4503-7244-2. We expect, that papers will be published in ACM digital library repository by the end of October.

It is planned to publish the best selected papers in separate volume proceedings with Springer in their Communications in Computer and Information Science series (final approval pending)

Scientific Committee

  • Schepinin Vladimir Engelevich Candidate of pedagogic sciences, associate professor, director of Institute of industrial management, economics and trade at Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Russia.
  • Rodionov Dmitrii Grigorievich Doctor of economic sciences, professor, director of Graduate School of Industrial Economics at Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Russia.

  • Rudskaya Irina Andreevna Doctor of economic sciences, associate professor at Graduate School of Industrial Economics at Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Russia.
  • Kudryavtseva Tatiana Jurievna Doctor of economic sciences, associate professor at Graduate School of Industrial Economics at Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Russia.

  • Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli, PhD, professor of Innovation Management at Polytechnic Universty of Bari, Italia
  • Carlo Alessandro Castellanelli, PhD, professor at University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Cristina Sousa, Ph.D. in Economics, Director of REMIT – Research on Economics, Management and Information Technologies and Assistant Professor at Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
  • Gregory Porumbescu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Transparency and Governance Center, School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University, USA
  • Juan Manuel Montes Hincapié, PhD, associate professor at Universidad de Medellín, Colombia
  • Kulwant S Pawar, PhD, professor at Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Pablo Alejandro Quezada-Sarmiento, PhD, Professor, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain; Programa de Doctorado en Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Computación para Smart Cities, Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador; Dirección de Investigación y Posgrados Loja
  • Peeter Müürsepp, PhD, professor at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Ramayah Thurasamy, PhD, professor at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia
  • Marco Avarucci, PhD, professor at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Marina Järvis, PhD, professor at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Mohammed Ali Berawi , Doctor of Philosophy, associate professor, director of Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Development (CSID) Universitas Indonesia, director of ASEAN University Network – Sustainable City and Urban Development (AUN-SCUD), Indonesia
  • Yi Zhang, PhD, Lecturer at the Centre for Artificial Intelligence & School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

SPBPU IDE-2019

Conference on Innovations in Digital Economy


24-25 october 2019

Conference coordinator:
Kulachinskaya Anastasia Yuryevna
403a, 3rd studying building, Polytechnicheskaya 29, 195251, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
10:00 - 18:00

Important dates

15
Aug
Paper submission deadline
10
Sept
Deadline for author registration
20
Sept
Deadline for signing licensing agreement and sending a camera-ready copy

Conference fee

Academic registration

370

Poster registration

200

Accompanying person

110

Academic registration

22 000

Poster registration

12 000

Accompanying person

6 000

Academic registration covers:

  • Presentation at one of the conference sessions
  • One publication in conference proceedings
  • Certificate of conference presenter
  • Participation in all scientific sessions
  • Meals as indicated in the conference program
  • Participant’s bag

Poster registration covers:

  • Participation in the poster conference section
  • One publication in conference proceedings
  • Certificate of conference presenter
  • Participation in all scientific sessions

Accompanying person registration covers:

  • Certificate of conference attendant
  • Participation in all scientific sessions
  • Meals as indicated in the conference program per one person
  • Participant’s bag

For participants from partners’ universities can be defined special fee level. Please, contact conference organizers for detailed information.

Conference fee does not include accommodation payment. The costs of travel and accommodation paper presenters cover themselves. All payments from the Russian citizens and organizations are made in rubles in the current exchange rate.

Main sessions

This section addresses issues related to the social and economic consequence evaluation of digital innovation implementation. As any innovations, they lead to certain positive and negative outcomes for employees, enterprises, and whole regions. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Cases of the practical implementation of digital innovations.
  2. Methodological approaches to the social and economic consequence evaluation of digital technology implementation.
  3. Digital technology design and a development cycle.
  4. Development of the approaches to economic efficiency and effectiveness evaluation of digital innovations.
  5. Disruptive innovation assessment as a driver of the regional economic growth.
  6. The impact assessment of digital innovations on social welfare of the region.
  7. Development of the approaches, which can be used by the firms to deliver superior customer experiences and understand how consumer behavior has changed due to this type of innovation.

This section examines various regional innovation systems and clusters in the context of their contribution to the regional and national economic growth in the conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Therefore, during this section we expect works, which can reveal main features and approaches to development of innovation systems, which can become drivers of the economic growth within a new technological paradigm. In addition, we would like to consider some new approaches and frameworks for effectiveness, efficiency and productivity assessment of regional innovation systems and clusters. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Methodological approaches to regional innovation systems, clusters formation, and their development.
  2. Formation and development of regional innovation systems as an important factor for development of an innovation-driven economy in the regions.
  3. Assessment of the innovation potential level and determination of its limit values in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
  4. Discussion of the development features of regional innovation systems and clusters in different countries: distinctive features and main results achieved.
  5. Prospects of the cluster development of an innovative economy in the regions.

This section examines changes in industry, services and agriculture in the conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The main problem, which we would like to discuss within this section, is how digital transformation penetrates different sectors of the economy. In particular, papers, which are applicable to classical economic concepts related to the problem of digitalization, are appreciated. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Industrial policy: modern challenges of digitalization.
  2. The change of values in the goal setting of enterprises in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: time-to-market, velocity, and customer satisfaction.
  3. Implementing agile management as a part of the digitalization process.
  4. Digital product design and «digital twins» as a future of the industry.
  5. Assessment of an economic effect of digital transformation in enterprises.
  6. Development of automation and robotization in enterprises.
  7. Introduction of new digital technologies in different sectors of the economy and their impact on business processes and business models: value creation, value deliver, and value appropriation.
  8. Digitalization in industry, services, and agriculture: technological and economic barriers.

This section deals with changes in the labor market in the context of the Fourth Industrial Evolution. We highly appreciate papers, which are devoted to the development of new educational system designs aimed at preparing specialists in the conditions of economy digitalization. In addition, papers dedicated to disruptive digital educational technologies are of high value. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Consequences of changing the role of human capital in the digital economy.
  2. Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment as a new education standard.
  3. The growing role of freelancers as a trend in the digital age.
  4. Changes in labor taxation in the digital economy and their impact on a state policy.
  5. Assessment of an education quality for the new labor market in the conditions of the digital economy.
  6. Methodological approaches to creation of a motivation system to develop necessary competencies and workforce participation in the digital economy.
  7. The features of changes in the structure of the labor market in the digital economy.

This section examines digital transformation in the government sector. Unlike other sectors, where digital transformation is driven by the desire to maintain competitive positions, the government sector is using technology to improve their citizens’ living. From automation, to using the IoT to make cities smarter, these entities have discovered how to use tech to improve workplace efficiency and improve the lives of citizens. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Methodological approaches to digital transformation in the government sector.
  2. The features of technology introduction to improve the life quality of citizens at various levels: local, state and federal governments.
  3. The creation of digital government platforms as a necessary requirement of the modern stage of society development.
  4. The cases of the implementation of e-Government models.
  5. IoT сonnected сities as a promising concept that satisfies the conditions of the digital economy.

This section considers the main directions of the digital transformation in the financial sector. For financial establishments, digitalization is more than just adopting technologies such as cloud, big data, social media or mobile. It is more intended to create new business models in order to develop an eco-system where all markets and consumers could participate. Top digital transformation trends in the financial sector are discussed. Therefore, during this section, we expect to receive high quality original works, which can contribute, but are not limited to the one or several of the following topics:

  1. Methodological approaches to the digital transformation in the financial sector.
  2. Mobile banking as a part of a digital banking environment.
  3. Security assessment of digital transformation in the financial sector for companies and people.
  4. Blockchain as the technology behind digital currencies like Bitcoin.
  5. FinTech as a new way to make spending, managing, and investing money.
  6. Assessment of the importance of digital skills and financial literacy in the conditions of digital transformation.

Programme At A Glance

24.10.2019

  • 8:00–08:45 Registration
  • 08:45–09:00 Opening Ceremony
  • 09:00–11:00 Keynote Lecture
  • 11:00–11:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:30–13:30 Presentations
  • 13:30–14:30 Lunch
  • 14:30–16:30 Presentations

25.10.2019

  • 8:00–08:45 Registration
  • 09:00–11:00 Presentations
  • 11:00–11:30 Coffee Break
  • 11:30–14:00 Presentations
  • 14.00–15.00 Lunch
  • 14.00–15.00 Summing up the conference, awards for the best sections presentations

PAPER SUBMISSION

Registrants are invited to submit their papers for review through the easychair manager system.

Please note: You must register for the conference through the easychair manager system in order to be considered for participation. Papers received from anyone who has not registered to attend the conference will not be considered.

The manuscript should follow the IMRaD format :

  • Title
  • Authors
  • Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References

Origin, motivation and contribution

Papers which are prepared for publishing should be original research manuscripts, never published before and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.). All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference topic fields. We publish papers written in good English only. All papers are reviewed by a native speaker. All papers are thoroughly checked for plagiarism.

Manuscript template

All research works should be submitted in the template of the ACM proceedings series. Note, that proceedings template uses specific font: Linux Libertine font. If you do not have Linux libertine font on your computer, you can download it from here.



The manuscript volume should be from 5 to 7 pages (no more than seven pages), formatted in accordance with the formatting styles, used in the proceedings template. One page is approximately 4500 symbols with spaces in case of absence of tables, pictures and other graphical materials.

Publication Ethics

The International Scientific Conference on innovations in digital economy: SPBPU IDE-2019 complies with the ethical standards adopted by the scientific community, in particular, with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

The focus is on the responsibility of all participants of the editorial process. For more information, please, read this statement.

Venue

The modern congress center with comfortable halls is equipped with everything necessary for conferences and other events. It is located in the heart of the university campus on the north of St. Petersburg within easy walking distance of the metro station Polytechnicheskaya.

St. Petersburg is Europe’s Best Tourist Destination of the year 2017, Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 2018 and Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 2018 at World Travel Awards.

We recommend conference participants to book hotels in the city center near the red metro line (it takes about 20 minutes by metro from the city center to the venue).

You can also choose the hotels that are within walking distance of the venue.

Accommodation

Hotel «Sputnik»
***

36 Toreza prospect
Metro «Ploschad Muzhestva» or Metro «Polyteknicheskaya»
(Distance to SPbPU 1,5 km)

sputnik-hotel.ru
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Hotel «Orbita»
***

4 Nepokoryonnyh prospect
Metro «Ploschad Muzhestva»
(Distance to SPbPU 1,3 km)

spborbita.ru
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Hotel «Moskva»
****

2 Alexander Nevskiy Square
Metro «Ploschad Aleksandra Nevskogo»
(Distance to SPbPU 12,1 km)

hotel-moscow.ru
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Hotel «Ambassador»
****

5-7 Rimskiy-Korsakov prospect
Metro «Sennaya/Sadovaya/ Spasskaya»
(Distance to SPbPU 12,1 km)

ambassador-hotel.ru

Hotels Station
***, ****

9 Hotels in the City centre
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