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Dear friends,

We have concluded the 37th Bled eConference in a new setting that allows for even closer discussions and networking. After the first feedback, we can say that the change was well received.

Since Sunday, we had the opportunity to listen to many interesting presentations and stimulating discussions on the topic »Resilience through digital innovation: enabling the twin transition«.

Traditionally, the conference started with the Doctoral Consoritum, where 7 PhD students presented their research projects.

The official conference opening on Monday morning featured insightful keynote speeches from Marianne ter Veen, who shed light on how digital sustainability can create long-term value, transparency and equity for all stakeholders, and Tomi Ilijaš, who demonstrated how AI-driven innovation can improve the lives of individuals, organizations and societies. The opening session continued with a panel addressing the paradigm of evolving data spaces from a technological, sustainability, and humanistic perspective….

CEO and founder, ARCTUR

Tomi Ilijaš is an entrepreneur with a MSc degree from Ljubljana University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, focusing on Hi-Tech innovation He has shared his knowledge and experience to many start-ups and spin-offs in the region. He participated in several EU funded R&D projects, inventing new business models in HPCaaS and successfully breaking the barriers in bringing HPC to manufacturing SMEs. He was a member of EUROHPC Research & Innovation Advisory Group (RIAG) and member of PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee. Recently, his research focus is on transferring new technologies from Industry 4.0 to different sectors, such as health and tourism.

As of today, the conference proceedings from the 37th Bled eConference are published and available through open access.

Dear Authors,

please check the updated version of the program. Please let us know in case of any wrong or missing information.

We are pleased to announce the Mastering Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (FsQCA) workshop.

Mrs. Mariane ter Veen is director data sharing lead at consulting firm INNOPAY. She helps organisations to fully embrace the opportunities of the digital transactions era by adopting a more open outlook, collaborating across ecosystems and creating new value.

She believes in a world where digital sustainability creates long-term value, transparency and equity for all parties.

As an enabler of this, she is a strong advocate of data sovereignty, which gives people and organisations control over data they generate. Mariane has a wealth of experience in the domain of data sharing, both in public/private partnerships as well as helping individual organisations, and is a popular keynote speaker on European data developments.

Dear Colleagues,

please take a look to the draft Program 37th Bled eConference. Please let us know in case you find any missing or wrong information.

Next week, the program will be added to the conference website.

We look forward to see you soon in Bled.

Dear Authors,

The date for submission of your final papers is May 11th, 2024.

Please note that for your paper to be included in the conference proceedings, at least one of the authors have to register to the conference and present the paper during the conference program.

Thank you all for submitting your research papers to the 37th Bled eConference and thank all the reviewers who helped us to carry on review process. We regret that some of the papers were rejected due to high competition. We hope that authors will find reviews valuable for paper revisions and future research work.

Dear authors,

We are still working on obtaining the last reviews and deciding on papers. Some of you already received your notifications on papers as planned, but the rest of notifications to the authors will be sent by April 19, 2024.

Thank you for your patience and understanding,

Your Bled eConference team



37th Bled eConference
June 9-12, 2024,

Bled, Slovenia

Easychair paper submission system opens in
January, 2024

Paper submission deadline:
March 11, 2024 

Doctoral consortium paper submission deadline:
March 15, 2024

Notifications by April 10th, 2024
Final papers due May 11th, 2024

About Bled eConference

Bled eConference has been shaping electronic interactions since 1988.
Small supportive community offers the opportunity to benefit from expertise of esteemed researchers.

About conference

Bled eConference has been shaping electronic interactions since 1988. Small supportive community offers the opportunity to benefit from expertise of esteemed researchers. It attracts speakers and delegates from business, government, information technology providers and universities and is the major venue for researchers working in all aspects of digital transformation.

The conference venue is the Alpine village of Bled, 30 km south of the Austrian border – one of the most beautiful spots imaginable. Expect to learn and play and come away feeling that you have achieved more than you normally would at any conference.

With fresh ideas and complementary themes we would like to establish a creative environment for researchers, government, industry/business representatives and technology providers and an attractive meeting point for discussing new R&D and project ideas, also in the spirit of Horizon 2020.

The conference has a wide appeal, offering:

  • a fully-refereed Research Track, devoted to researchers in all aspects of digital transformation;
  • Doctoral Consortium, offering students to present their ongoing master’s and PhD study results;
  • ePrototype Students Bazaar, offering students opportunities to present innovative e- or m-Business or IoT ideas, models, prototypes and apps;
  • a Business and Government Panel Track which attracts eminent business and government leaders from Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific;
  • Business, Government and Academic Workshops and Meetings offering unparalleled opportunities to discuss, share and learn with colleagues from around the world;
  • EU projects dissemination meetings; enabling project partners to connect with other similar projects and to disseminate results to a wider community.

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