Call for Papers

       2020 International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship  


Bologna, Italy

April 19 – 22, 2020

Connecting IoT, AI, the Cloud with Entrepreneurship

Technology evolution opens novel opportunities to employ the technology in many businesses. The internet opened e-commerce and marketing and that also changed global marketing strategies as well as discovery of new application areas. Now, Internet of Things devices (IoT) gives us information collected from billions of devices, the cloud lets us store, process and forward this and AI gives us tools to analyze information, predict and make smart decisions. Utilizing these technologies, entrepreneurs can build products that enable essentials so we can make advanced solutions for biomedical systems, transportation, education, manufacturing, agriculture, and many other areas.

Major topic areas include:

  • Entrepreneurship and its ecosystem

  • Business Model Innovation in new Technologies

  • Technology Advancements in IoT devices

  • Technology Advancements in Artificial Intelligence

  • New Opportunities using Technology in BioMedical, Farming, Transportation, and Cyber Physical Systems

  • Managing Globalization Challenges

  • People and organizations

  • Legal, Ethics, and Social Issues

There will be an opportunity to publish in a Special Issue of our journal IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management for selected papers submitted to the conference. For further details, please refer to

The conference will host an Industry Forum inviting speakers from industry leaders around the world that will provide visions and industry in a rapidly developing technology world.

Important Dates:       

Paper Submission Due: 15 January 2020

Notification of Acceptance: 15 February 2020

Author Registration Due: 15 March 2020

Normal Registration/Hotel Block Deadline: 20 March 2020

Late Registration Begins: 21 March 2020

Organizing Committee:

General Co-chairs: Antonio Corradi (Italy, Bologna University), Bruno Iafelice (USA, TVLP), Michael Condry (USA, IEEE TEMS President)

Program Co-chairs Luca Foschini (Italy, Bologna University), Tugrul Daim (USA, Portland State University), Marios Antoniou (Cyprus)

Treasurers: Dilip Kotak (Canada), Tijana Kovijanic (Montenegro) , Peter Nagy (Hungary)

Webmasters: Antonio Sica (Spain)

Publication Chair: Rabiz Foda (Canada)

Industry Forum Chairs: Erik Jung (Germany), Claudio Bergamini(Italy), Carlos Roberto de Rolt (Latin America)

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