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The tenth scientific and professional conference with international participation, BDC2024: Digital transformation of the business of small and medium-sized enterprises in the countries of the Western Balkans, organized by the Faculty of Economics UNZE, in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics of the University of Sarajevo, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tuzla, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Kragujevac, The Faculty of Engineering Sciences of the University of Kragujevac and the ZDK Chamber of Commerce will be held in Zenica on May 31, 2024. years.

The aim of the conference is to promote modern concepts of digital transformation of business in Bosnia and Herzegovina through current research on the challenges faced by the private sector, but also representatives of public companies, institutions and organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, as well as policies that encourage transformation to digital economy.

We cordially invite you to respond to this Call and we are happy to be at your disposal for any additional information!

In addition, the scientific committee of the conference will select the best papers for publication in the journal BH Economic Forum indexed in:


Submission of abstracts: 29.02.2024
Confirmation of acceptance: 7 days from the day of receipt
Deadline for submission of papers: 29.03.2024
Confirmation of acceptance of work: 20 days from the day of receipt
Holding the conference: 31.05.2024


The conference does not provide for the obligation of registration fees for participants.


Paper summaries and works should be submitted to the following address:

Papers go through a process of double anonymous review. Accepted papers will be published in the printed Proceedings.



When sending papers, it is necessary to pay special attention to the following technical details: The paper is submitted in electronic form as a Word document [Times New Roman (TNR), or Arial, 12] with double spacing, no larger than 20 pages, numbered.

On the first page, in the upper left corner, the name and surname of the author (scientific or professional title) is stated, and the name of the institution where he is employed, the address of the institution or private address are placed in a footnote. The title of the work is written in TNR or Arial format, 14, bold, centered.

The abstract of the paper should contain key words (three to five) and the JEL classification code. The abstract contains a general description of the topic, the subject and problem of the research, the methodology of the work, an indication of the results and conclusions. Tables, graphs, and equations contain a title and number in the order in which they are presented. The legend and source of data and the author's note are listed below the tables and graphs in italics (TNR 11, or Arial 11).

Papers are cited in the text of the paper or in footnotes below the paper (notes) instead of the existing text.

The subtitles of the work are marked with ordinal numbers and written in bold letters.

1. First subtitle
1.1 The first section of the first subtitle
2. Second subtitle
2.1 The first section of the second subtitle

Additional clarifications are given in the footnotes, the numbering of which starts with each new page.

The summary in English comes after the conclusion and before citing the literature.

References are placed at the end of the work, organized according to the Harvard referencing system for various units, such as:

For books:

Zečić, Dž., Huskanović, A., and Alajbegović, H., 2009. Mathematics for economists. Zenica: Meligraf. for papers in magazines:
Mešić, I., 2006. Basics of trade development strategy in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Overview, a journal of social issues. 86 (3), p. 113-63.

For magazines:

for example Allen, F., Jackowicz, K., Kowalewski, O., Kozlowski, L. (2017). "Bank lending, crises and changing ownership structure in Central and Eastern European countries", Journal of Corporate Finance, No.4, pp.494 515.

For electronic sources:

North, DC, 2003. The Role of Institutions in Economic Development. Discussion Paper Series, [online]. No. 2003.2. United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland. Available at: [accessed 19 September 2008]

For official documents in electronic version:

Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2009. Annual report, [online]. Available at: [access


Works can be classified as:

original scientific paper (eng. original scientific paper) - contains unpublished and new results of original research in full form. A work is characterized as original when it makes a significant contribution to a certain scientific issue or its understanding and when it describes new research results from a certain field; it is written so that any expert in the given field, based on the information provided, can repeat the experiment and achieve the described results with the same accuracy or within the error limits specified by the author or can repeat the author's observations, calculations or theoretical deductions;

preliminary note - contains new, not yet published results of original research, but in a preliminary form, this form of article implies the publication of new scientific results, but without enough details that would allow the reader to check the presented data, as is the case in the original scientific work;

review article - contains an original, concise and critical presentation of an area of theory or practical research, in which the author actively participates critically, and in which the role of the author's original contribution to that area must be emphasized in relation to already published works, as well as an overview of those works. The review paper contains a complete presentation of the state of a certain area of theory or its application, the author presents his own critical review and assessment, and must provide information on all published works that he used as a starting point for his work;

professional article (eng. professional paper) - a professional article that contains useful contributions from a certain profession and for a certain profession, but does not represent original research; reviews (critique), reviews (review) and reports (report) - other uncategorized works are published in a special section of the magazine provided for that.