International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMKSM 2018

International May Conference on Strategic Management (IMKSM) is a leading international conference in the field of general management. This conference is annually organized by Management Department of Technical Faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade. This will be a 14th year of the conference.

 IMKSM18, will be organized on 25 to 27th of May 2018. The conference will be organized in the city of Bor. This will be the 14th year of our conference.


Ebsco Host - IMKSM18

Ebsco Host – IMKSM18

International May Conference on Strategic Management – IMKSM  is accepted in the EBSCO Host base.  Accordingly all papers published in the books of proceedings, starting with the IMKSM2014 conference, are included in the Ebsco Host Data Base

Detailed announcement for the IMKSM18 is available here: IMKSM18 first announcement

koriceSelected papers from the conference will be published in Serbian Journal of Management – SJM an international journal for theory and practice of Management science.  Serbian Journal of Management is covered by SCOPUS, EBSCO and SCImago database (SJR = 0.19).

Also, there is possibility to publish selected manuscripts of the conference in the journal The Acta Oeconomica Universitatis Selye  , which is indexed in ERIH PLUS base.



Plenary Lectures for the IMKSM18 are:

The assistant professor, Dr. Hesam Dehghani was born in 1982 in Iran. He has received BEng in Mining Engineering from the Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran in 2005 and his MEng from the Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran in 2007 and PhD from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2012. As a member of the Department of Mining Engineering, Hamedan University of Technology, he teaches some graduate as well as undergraduate courses, including mineral economics, principles of mining, drilling and blasting, mine simulation and ore-body modeling. His research area includes mine planning and mineral projects evaluation, real option valuation, risk management and application of Operations Research in the mineral industry. He has published more than 50 papers in various national and international journals and conferences.  At the IMKSM18, professor Dehghani will present the research on the topic of: “Evaluation of the mining projects under economic uncertainties using Real Option Valuation”.

Prof. dr Lela Ristić is an associate professor at the University of Kragujevac – Faculty of Economics, Republic of Serbia. Her main research interests are: sustainable agricultural and rural development; integral development of agriculture, rural areas and tourism; agricultural and rural policy; agribusiness management etc. She is teaching: Economics of Agriculture (bachelor studies); Tourism and Agribusiness (master studies); Economics of Sustainable Development and Management of Rural Development (doctoral academic studies). Lela Ristić is an author or coo-author of 17 articles published in the scientific journals, 35 papers at the national and international conferences, 9 chapters and 4 textbooks. She is a reviewer of the conferences and scientific journals and a member of the professional bodies. She was a mentor or a member of the commission of more than 150 final exams, 20 master and two PhD theses, participant of a few projects and the Faculty Exchange Program 2003 in Agricultural Economics in the USA. At the Conference IMKSM18, she presents the research on the topic: Management of agricultural and rural development in the Republic of Serbia”.


Conference topics are:

  • Strategic management
  • General management
  • Industrial and facility management
  • Material flow management
  • Environmental management
  • Management methods
  • Project management
  • Operational systems and technology
  • Quality management
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Production management
  • Production systems management
  • Financial management
  • Management informational systems
  • Management informational technologies
  • Maintenance management
  • Management in practice
  • Healthcare and Sport management
  • Risk management
  • Tourism and Hospitality management
  • Agricultural and Forestry management
  • Special applications of management methods


Scientific Board (SB) of the Conference:

Prof. dr Živan Živković, University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, president of the SB.

Prof. dr Ivan Mihajlović, University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, vice-president of the SB.

The members of the SB:

Prof. dr Peter Schulte, Institute for European Affairs, Germany

Prof. dr Michael Graef, University of Applied Sciences Worms, Germany

Prof. dr Jaka Vadnjal, GEA College Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. dr Geert Duysters, ECIS (Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies), Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Prof. dr Michale. D. Mumford, The University of Oklahoma, USA

Prof. dr John. A. Parnell, School of Business, University of North Carolina-Pembroke, Pembroke, USA

Prof. dr Antonio Strati, Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Universities of Trento and Siena, Italy

Prof. dr Rajesh Piplani, Center for Supply Chain Management, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. dr Musin Halis, University of Sakarya, Business and Administration Faculty, Serdivan, Turkey

Prof. dr Rekha Prasad, Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, India

Prof. dr Ofer Zwikael, School of Management, Marketing and International Business ANU College of Business and Economics The Australian National University, Australia

dr inż. Renata Stasiak-Betlejewska, Institute of Production Engineering, Faculty of Management, The Czestochowa University of Technology Poland.

Prof. dr Simon Gao, Edinburg Napier University, United Kingdom

Prof. dr Jadip GupteGoa Institute of Management, India

Prof. dr Jan KalinaInstitute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Prof. dr Vesna Spasojević Brkić, Universtity of Belgrade, Faculty of Machanical Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia

Prof. dr Milan Stamatović, Faculty of Management, Metropolitan University, Serbia

Prof. dr Jifang Pang, School of Computer and Information Technology, Shanxi University, China

Prof. dr Ladislav Mura, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia

Prof. dr Pal Michelberger, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Dr. Slobodan Radosavljević, RB Kolubara, Lazarevac, Serbia

Dr. Natalia Safronova, Institute of private and sectoral Management, RANEPA, Moscow, Russian Federation



Submission of abstracts in English (deadline) 01.05.2018
Submission of the full text of papers  (deadline) 31.05.2018
Payment of the participation fee (deadline) 15.05.2018


Publication: All abstracts of the papers from the IMKSM18 will be published in Book of abstracts, before the conference, in the printed edition.

Also, all the papers will be  published in Book of Proceedings of the conference, in the electronic form (CD).

Online submission of abstracts for IMKSM18 is also  possible using the form available here:

Also, abstracts can be submitted using the following emails:

Dr Predrag Đorđević:  or

Dr Ivan Mihajlovic: or or

Abstracts: abstracts of the papers and reports should be submitted in English language (for authors from Serbia also in Serbian language). The abstracts should be prepared in following style and shall contain: title (font Times New Roman, Bold, Capital Letters, 14pt, cantered), authors’ names and addresses (Times New Roman, Bold, 12pt, Italic, cantered), text not exceeding 1800 characters (Times New Roman, Normal, 12pt, justified) with margins: top and left – 30mm, bottom and right – 25mm, in A4 format (210х297 mm).

Full Manuscripts: Full length papers should be submitted in English or Serbian language. Full length manuscripts should be submitted to the email: or or . The manuscripts should be written in MS WORD 2003 or a higher version.

Preparation of the manuscripts:

The manuscripts should be written in MS WORD 2003 or a higher version. Size: not exceeding 10 pages A4 format (figures and tables included), with margins: top and left 30 mm, right and bottom 25 mm. Fonts of the body text, abstracts, and subtitles: Times New Roman, Normal, 12 pt, Single line spacing. Paper title: Times New Roman, Bold, Capital Letters, 14pt, cantered. Authors’ names and affiliations: cantered, italic, separated from the title by one empty line with mail and E-mail addresses.

Reference list should be at the end of the paper and not presented in the footnotes or endnotes. They should be formatted as follows:

  1. Author A., Author B., Serbian Journal of Management, 33 (1), (2016), 12-24.
  2. Author C., The name of the Book, Publisher, City, 2016.
  3. Author D., in Handbook (Editor E.), Publisher, City, 2000, 223.
  4. Author E., Proceedings of XII International Symposium of Strategic Management IMKSM16, Date, City, Country, 2016, 123-131.

Reference number should be given in brackets through the text [#] (regular text, not superscript). References in not-English languages should be translated in English, and original language has to be mentioned in brackets (in Serbian), for example.

MS Word template for full paper preparation is available here: IMKSM18 template.


Conference fee:

Conference fee can be payed in EURO (125) or Serbian Dinars (15000).

Details considering payment in EURO:




FIELD 57A: (Acc. With bank):    NBSRRSBG     This is SWIFT  (NBSRRSBG)

Bank address: National Bank of Serbia, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 15, 11000 Belgrade

FIELD 59: (Beneficiary Customer) /RS35908500100000777745    This is IBAN

University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor

FIELD 70: DETAILS OF PAYMENT (May conference on strategic management)

Payment in Serbian Dinars should be payed on following account:

Technical Faculty in Bor, Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia

Account No: 840-1478666-37 

Call on No: 120


All further information about the conference and future events you can obtain from:

Assistant Professor Predrag Đorđević, President of the Organizational Board of IMKSM18. University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Management department.  Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
Professor Ivan Mihajlović, Vice – president of the Scientific Board of IMKSM18. University of Belgrade, Technical Faculty in Bor, Management department.  Address: Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia
          Mobile phone: +381(64)227 36 21


Books of proceedings from all previous conferences are available at:


In parallel with the IMKSM18, 14th  Students symposium on strategic management was organized. Students at the bachelor and master level do not have to pay the conference fee. Students at the PhD level do have to pay, with 50% discount.

For additional details, considering the students symposium, contact Mr. Ivica Nikolic, PhD student, President of the Students Symposium Organizational Board:

Address: Technical Faculty in Bor,

University of Belgrade,

Vojske Jugoslavije 12, 19210 Bor, Serbia


Tel: +381(30) 424 547; Fax: +381(30) 421 078


Accommodation for the Conference Participants

A suggested accommodation in the city of Bor for the conference participants is Hotel “Jezero” which is situated on attractive location on the Bor Lake, 17 km from the city centre. This prestigious four-star hotel-tourist complex is famous for its beautiful surroundings and its local gastronomic specialties.

Contact details for information and reservation:

Information and reservation:    +381(30) 48 29 40


Room reservations should be done before 30th of April 2018 !

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