Bridging the Business Innovation and Digital Ecosystem (BIDE - 23)

Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Date: November 04-05, 2023

Abstract Submission

14 Sep, 2023

Early Bird

09 Oct, 2023

Submission Id

Conference Details

EARC invites you to participate in the conference on "Bridging the Business Innovation and Digital Ecosystem (BIDE - 23)". We invite your to delve into the intricate relationship between business innovation and the ever-expanding digital landscape.

This conference serves as a platform to exchange insights, strategies, and best practices, shedding light on the ways in which organizations can navigate the complexities of the digital world to drive innovation. We will discuss the critical role of emerging technologies, digital platforms, and data-driven approaches in fostering business growth and resilience. Through engaging keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, and enlightening workshops, we aim to foster a collaborative environment that encourages the exchange of ideas and the exploration of innovative solutions. 

Once again, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants, sponsors, and speakers for joining us on this journey of knowledge sharing and transformative discussions. Let us embark on this exciting conference, enriching our collective understanding of how we can effectively bridge the realms of business innovation and the digital ecosystem.

Evaluation procedure
All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the International Scientific Review Board consisting of over experts from different countries.
Each abstract will be reviewed by 3 to 4 reviewers and scored on the basis of the criteria.

Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their abstract(s) within 07 working days after submission. Amendments to the abstract are possible 10 days before the conference date.

All papers presented at the conference will be published with unique Swedish ISBN number.

Please remember that registration is completed when the conference fee is paid.

The conference fee covers Access to All Day 01 Sessions, Coffee break & Lunch during the conference, and Conference Material. Authors/Attendees will receive the Proceedings and the Certificate of participation.

All other expenses of the Authors/Attendees are not covered within the conference fee. Conference organizers and sponsors are not liable for any other unforeseen circumstances and will not mediate in any Visa/travel/accommodation process due to varying bureaucratic policies of EU states.

Important Note
– Bank wire transaction charges are not covered by conference organizers.
– Must send your payment RECEIPT to the conference E. mail (
– The Student Authors/Attendee need to provide proof of student status.
– Conference fee is non-refundable.
– Please advise for your meal category (Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian) when sending registration confirmation.

Registration Fee

DescriptionEarly BirdNormal Fee
Faculty / Practitioners450€550€
Students/Additional Author350€450€
Additional Paper(s)300€400€

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Conference Day

09:00-09:30 – Registration
09:30-10:00 – Opening Ceremony
10:00-10:30 – Networking & Refreshments Break
10:30-12:30 – Presentation Session 001
12:30-01:30 – Lunch Break
01:30-03:30 – Presentation Session 002
03:30-03:45 – Coffee Break
03:45-04:45 – Session 3
04:45-05:00 – Closing Ceremony

Day 02

Conference second day is reserved for participants own tourism activities (expenses will be borne by him/herself). Let discover the beautiful history and sightseeing of Europe!

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Final Paper Submission
  • The full article must be submitted as a MS Word file in DOC or DOCX format (PDF format is not accepted).
  • Before submitting your paper, please ensure that the English used is clear, concise and coherent. This is especially important if English is not your first language.
  • Regarding paper formatting, please follow APA-6 guidelines. Full Paper must not exceed Single Space 05 Pages. Font: Times New Roman, 12 size.
Abstract Submission
  • All abstracts/papers should be submitted electronically through the online submission system.
  • Abstract should not exceed 300 words and it must clearly indicate the problem, objectives, research methods, results and conclusions.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and, if accepted, presented in English.
  • The paper author is responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have agreed to be listed on the paper.
  • The language of the conference is English. Simultaneous translation will not be provided.
  • For oral presentation please bring power point presentation slides. Your presentation is supposed to be 15 minutes followed by a 5-minute question-answer session lead by the track/session chair. You will be provided a laptop connected to the internet and a projector in the conference room. You are allowed to use your own computer.
  • Video recordings (.avi, .mp4, and .flv) of virtual presentations will be played at the related session, and presenters will be connected via Skype. Thus, the audiences will be able to ask their questions to the presenter of the virtual presentation.
  • For poster presentation, Poster size will be 60cm*84cm. Please make sure to bring your posters in the conference. You will be shown the assigned place for your poster when you register at the registration desk.
  • Venue: ILUNION Auditori.
  • Address: Carrer de Sicília, 166, 08013 Barcelona, Spain

Our Divisions

The EARC Conference’s program is divided into the following broad divisions. The divisions represent a wide spectrum of subject areas, each focusing on a set of topics currently relevant to corresponding fields. A detailed overview of questions each division will address can be found below.

This division focuses on exploring strategies and frameworks that facilitate digital transformation, enabling businesses to embrace innovation within the digital ecosystem. Discussions may cover topics like agile methodologies, digital strategy formulation, organizational change management, and leveraging digital technologies for innovation. Additionally, topics such as digital health technologies, engineering advancements, and the societal impact of digital innovation are also covered.
This division focuses on cutting-edge technologies that drive disruptive innovation in the digital ecosystem. Topics may include artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and their application in transforming business processes, customer experiences, and industry landscapes. This division delves into the transformative power of emerging technologies in driving disruptive innovation across healthcare, engineering, and social science domains.
This division emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and strategic alliances in driving innovation across healthcare, engineering, and social science sectors. This division highlights the importance of collaboration and strategic alliances in bridging business innovation with the digital ecosystem. Discussions may revolve around cross-sector partnerships, co-creation in healthcare solutions, platform-based business models, engineering collaborations, and the integration of social science perspectives in innovative projects.


This division emphasizes the role of data and analytics in driving business innovation within the digital ecosystem. Discussions may cover topics such as big data analytics, predictive analytics, data visualization, data-driven business models, and the ethical use of data in innovation processes. Other topics are also of interest such as healthcare data analytics, engineering data-driven solutions, and the use of social science research for evidence-based decision making.


This division explores how businesses can leverage the digital ecosystem to deliver enhanced customer experiences through innovative solutions.Customer-centric innovation within the domains of omnichannel marketing strategies, social media marketing, e-business, and the customer journey. Discussions may include personalized healthcare experiences, engineering solutions that meet user needs, and social science perspectives on human-centered design and user experience.


This division addresses the need to ensure resilience and security in the digital ecosystem while pursuing business innovation. Discussions may focus on cybersecurity measures, risk management strategies, data privacy, regulatory compliance, and building resilient digital infrastructures. Discussions may focus on security in healthcare systems, secure engineering practices, and the ethical considerations in applying digital innovation to address societal challenges.


Multidisciplinary: Social and Management Science

The main areas include the following Multidisciplinary areas but not limited to:

Business law & ethics, Business research methods & teaching-related issues, Growth & innovation, Management science & strategic, operational, production management, International business & management, Innovative business models & organizational change, Consumer behavior & marketing, Information science and technology & business information systems, IT governance & e-business, financing entrepreneurship, healthcare management, Human resource management, Public administration & regional development, Rural development & agribusiness, SME development, Tourism & hospitality, Economic development & globalization, comparative advantages, Development aid , Developing countries & global finance crisis consequences, International migration & development, Islamic insurance (Takaful), Service Science and Innovation, Six Sigma and Quality Management, Small and Medium Enterprises Social impact of technology development, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technological innovation, product innovation and industrial innovation. Any other related areas pertaining to any issue which is related such as finance, Accounting, banking, management, marketing, information technology and religious perspectives.

DIVISION 5. Electronic Commerce and the Gig economy

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Digital technologies in enabling businesses to adapt to the new normal
- The future of retail: trends and predictions
- Businesses transitioning to online sales and delivery models.
- E-payment systems and digital currencies
- Technology in e-commerce and omnichannel retail
- The future of work: the gig economy and beyond
- Government in regulating gig work and protecting gig workers
- Building a successful gig-based business: strategies and best practices
- Innovation in the gig economy

DIVISION 6. AI in Education and Smart Cities: Transforming Industries and Societies

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

            • Education 4.0: AI and digital innovation in learning
            • Smart cities and digital innovation: AI's role in transformation
            • AI-driven assessment and adaptive learning technologies
            • Addressing ethical considerations in AI-driven education and smart city initiatives

DIVISION 5. Secure and Smart: Cybersecurity in the AI-Driven Digital Innovation Era

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

          • AI revolution and strategies for connected world
          • Cybersecurity in the AI era: Protecting digital innovation
          • Privacy and Data Protection in the Age of AI: Ensuring Trust in Digital Innovation
          • Building Resilient AI Systems: Management Strategies for the Future

DIVISION 4. Ethical AI and Human-Centered Innovation: Shaping the AI Era Responsibly"

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

        • Ethics and governance in the era of AI-driven innovation
        • Human-centered AI: Ethical considerations in digital innovation
        • AI in healthcare: Innovation and ethical practices
        • Explainable AI and interpretability for transparent decision-making

DIVISION 3. Intelligent Enterprises: Digital Innovation in Business and Workforce

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

      • AI-powered future and its role in digital innovation
      • Future of work: AI and innovation in the workforce
      • Data-driven innovation: AI and digital transformation in business

DIVISION 2. Data-Driven Future: Leveraging AI for Global Growth and Impact

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

    • Exploring the frontiers of digital innovation and AI
    • Emerging technologies and AI in digital innovation
    • AI revolution and strategies for connected world
    • AI for good: Solving global challenges through innovation

DIVISION 1. AI-Driven Digital Transformation: Unleashing Innovation in a Connected World

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

• Transformative power of artificial intelligence
• Reshaping industries through digital innovation and AI
• Driving digital transformation with AI
• Ethics and governance in the era of AI-driven innovation

DIVISION 6. Organizational Behaviour and Change Management

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Employee engagement and motivation
- Organizational culture and its impact on behaviour and performance
- Leadership styles and their effectiveness
- The psychology of work and motivation
- Communication skills and conflict resolution
- The role of leadership in driving organizational change
- Implementing change effectively: strategies and best practices
- Overcoming resistance to change: strategies and techniques
- Change management in a digital and remote work environment
- The impact of change on employees and the organization
- Measuring and evaluating the success of change initiatives

DIVISION 4. Cybersecurity and privacy concerns

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Data protection and privacy regulations in the virtual world
- Secure online communication and collaboration
- Cyber attacks and their prevention
- Data analytics and information ethical issues
- The dark web, fake news, image transformation threats
- Trust in sharing economies and online models
- Privacy laws, secure digital transactions, cloud security, network security
- Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT)
- Solutions to enhance cybersecurity and protect personal data in the digital age.
- Role of experts, industry leaders, and policymakers to handle current challenges

DIVISION 7. Information systems and New Business Models

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Role of innovation in creating new business models
- Disruptive business models: case studies and lessons learned
- Digital transformation and its impact on business models
- Building a business model that is sustainable and scalable
- Emerging technologies in information systems: artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT)
- Big data and analytics: applications and implications
- Designing and implementing effective information systems
- The future of dynamic information systems
- Measuring and evaluating the success of new business models

DIVISION 3. Digital Entrepreneurship and Diversity

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Diversity and inclusivity in digital entrepreneurship
- Strategies for leveraging digital channels and platforms for entrepreneurship and small business success
- Opportunities and challenges of starting and scaling digital businesses in the new normal.
- Mentorship and networking in promoting digital entrepreneurship.
- New normal and consumer behaviour
- diversity and inclusivity in entrepreneurship
- Strategic implications for diverse digital entrepreneurship models

DIVISION 2. Business Strategy and Innovative Operations

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- New normal impact on leadership and management practices
- Future of supply chain management and logistics
- Innovative business models and strategies for success in a post-pandemic world.
- Remote work and its impact on organizational structure and culture
- Strategies for navigating economic uncertainty
- Agility and flexibility in the face of rapid change
- Sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Division 1. Open AI in Industry and Academia

The main areas include the following areas but are not limited to:

- Applications of OpenAI in various industries

- Best practices for developing and deploying AI

- Challenges of integrating AI into existing business processes and systems.

- Impact on the job market, workforce development, and academics

- The ethics and responsibility of AI and its impact on society

- Collaboration between industry and academia

- Government and regulatory bodies role in the development and deployment