STED 2024




PIM University Banja Luka is pleased to invite you to XIII International Conference on Social and Technological Development (STED 2024). The conference will be held in Leotar Hotel, Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 06-09th, 2024.

Themes of Conference:

  • Engineering, Technology and Materials,
  • Computer Sciences,
  • Ecology, Energy Efficiency and Green Energy,
  • Economics and Management,
  • Law Sciences,
  • Psychology,
  • Education, Medical Sciences.


  • submission of abstracts is May 10th, 2024
  • submission of full papers is July 15th, 2024

Participation fees for STED 2024 100€ includes:

  • up to two papers,
  • certificates for all authors
  • conference materials and program,
  • conference dinner,
  • coffee and excursion


Technical University of Kosice
Akademija strukovnih studija Šabac

University of Maribor


PhD Marija Blagojević

Full Professor, University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Čačak, Serbia

Department of Information Technologies

Plenary lecture topic of STED 2024:

Application of Artificial Neural Networks Across Various Domains of Creativity: A Research Overview

Marija Blagojević is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences Čačak, University of Kragujevac, at the Department of Information technology. Born in 1984, she obtained her MSc degree in technics and informatics in 2007 and PhD degree in technical sciences in 2014. Her current research interests include data mining, artificial neural networks, e-learning, programming, etc. She has been an Assistant professor since 2015. With sixteen years of experience in teaching and research activities, she is the author or co-author of more than 100 research papers and a reviewer in numerous scientific journals. She is also a reviewer of projects and study programs and a member of partner university for Tempus project. She was a member of the organizational committees of several conferences and a member of Commission for self-evaluation at the Faculty. She has participated in four Erasmus+ mobilities and many national and international projects.

PhD László Erdey 

Associate professor, University of Debrecin, Faculty of Economics and Business, Debrecin, Hungary

Plenary lecture topic of STED 2024:

Recent Changes in the  Geography of Global Merchandise Trade – Geopolitical and Sustainability Issues

László Erdey is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Debrecen, Hungary. Born in 1971, he obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in a one-tier program at the Budapest University of Economics. He has a PhD in economics and a Dr. Habil title in Management and Organisational Sciences. Currently, he serves as the vice dean of international affairs and the head of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations. He has been decorated with several faculty and university awards and received the highest national appreciation for his scientific talent management activity. He has 30 years of teaching experience, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, and has worked with several institutions beyond his home country. His main research topics are applied international trade theory and development economics. He is a member of the Scientific Council on World Economy of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

PhD Biljana Šćepanović

Associate professor at the University of Montenegro

Plenary lecture topic of STED 2024:

Studying of “patch loading” at the University of Montenegro

Biljana Šćepanović, Dr-Ing., educated in the field of civil engineering at the University of Montenegro (Dipl-Ing., 1996; PhD, 2010), University of Belgrade (MSc, 2003) and University of Granada (PhD, 2010; postdoc, 2017), is associate professor at the University of Montenegro (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Architecture, Center for Doctoral Studies, Center for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies). She has been an employee of the University of Montenegro since 1996 and the minister of science and technology development in the 43rd Government of Montenegro, 2022-2023. Her studying and work experience have been enriched by numerous research and/or teaching mobilities at European universities, as well as by active participation in different international cooperation programmes (Erasmus+, CEEPUS, COST, CGHS, IPA etc.). Domain of teaching and research work as well as of engineering expertise: metal and timber structures.

PhD Vlade Simović PhD Draško Gajić

Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Banja Luka

Plenary lecture topic of STED 2024:

Migrant crisis in Bosnia and Herzegovina between political challenges and institutional (in)action


Instructions for application and submission of abstracts


Instructions for payment of the registration fees for STED 2024

From the country
Bank accounts
ATOS BANK a.d. Banja Luka: 567-162-11003136-31
UniCredit Bank a.d. Banja Luka: 551-500-11296940-32
Nova Bank a.d. Banja Luka: 555-100-00491311-47

From abroad


Instructions for the preparation and submission of final papers



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