5th Business Systems Laboratory International Symposium:

5th Business Systems Laboratory International Symposium:


Exploring new paths towards economic, social and environmental Sustainability ”

Universitŕ di Napoli “Federico II”, Naples, Italy

January 22-24, 2018.




Dear Colleague,

The scientific society Business Systems Laboratory (www.bslaboratory.net)  is glad to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 5th BSLab International Symposium: ” COCREATING RESPONSIBLE FUTIRES IN THE DIGITAL AGE:  Exploring new paths towards economic, social and environmental Sustainability ” that will be held in Naples (Italy) at the Federico II University of Naples on January 22-24, 2018.



The Symposium 2018 aims to address cutting edge theories and practices for sustainability and social responsibility in and by different perspectives.

While focusing on the Systemic methodology the Symposium is also open to all the scientific approaches in order to foster constructive debates and confrontations to create new paths of research and practice.


With the above-mentioned scopes the Symposium 2018 calls for submissions of extended abstracts (from 500 to 2000 words) in  11 proposed “interest topics” chaired by outstanding scholars in each field, and in the poster session.

Proposed tracks include (but are not limited to:

–       SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPEMENT – Chairs: Mike Jackson and Mauro Sciarelli

–       RESPONSIBILITY OF CORPORATIONS – Chairs: Gerhard Fink and Mauro Sciarelli


–       LEADERSHIP AND SYSTEMIC INNOVATION – Chair: Alexander Laszlo

–       EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS – Chair: Alfonso Reyes

–       SYSTEMIC DESTINATION MANAGEMENT – Chairs: Nikitas Assimakopoulos

–       MARKET-ING SYSTEMS – Chair: Gianpaolo Basile

–       ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL SYSTEMS – Chair: Vladislav Valentinov

–       SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODELING – Chairs: Stefano Armenia, Federico Barnabé, Edoardo Mollona

–       KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS – Chair: Manlio Del Giudice

–       SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES (SMEs) – Chairs: Piero Mella, Patrizia Gazzola, Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu



Submission of extended abstracts is open from August 10 to November 1, 2017

Feedback about the eligibility for presentation of the submission will be given by two weeks after the submission.

Early bird discount fee will be available until November 15, 2017.



Selected presentation will be asked to be developed into full papers after the workshop to be published on the following journals:

KybernetesThe international journal of cybernetics, systems and management science. IF: 0.881

Systems Research and Behavioral Science, IF. 1.034

Journal of Knowledge Management. IF. 2.053

International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies – Scopus indexed

International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing– Scopus indexed

International Journal of Markets and Business Systems

Journal of Simulation


We look forward to your contribution to the event and we wish to meet you in Naples next winter.


For further information please check the Symposium webpage at:



and do not hesitate to contact the Scientific Director: Prof. Dr. Gandolfo Dominici (gandolfo.dominici@bslaboratory.net)



The Scientific Director:

Gandolfo Dominici.

Scientific Director:

Business Systems Laboratory

Professor of Business Management
Dep. SEAS, Polytechnic School, University of Palermo, Italy

Editor in Chief:

Int. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing

Int. J. of Markets and Business Systems


The conference Program Chair:

Mauro Sciarelli

Full Professor of Business Management

Federico II University of Naples

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