Submission to the SPBPU IDE-2020 is open

We are happy to announce that the submission process of articles for the International Scientific Conference on Innovations in Digital Economy: SPBPU IDE-2020 is open.

The conference SPBPU IDE-2020 will bring together experts from academia and industry to uncover the challenges and solutions to ensuring digital transformation of economic systems. The objective of the conference is to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of the innovations in digital economy and their consequences for modern societies. This conference will disseminate the most recent advances in this field and promote collaborations to maximize opportunities for innovative solutions.

There are two opportunities to publish your research: ACM proceedings series, either to the special issue of International Journal of Technology

The main topics by SPBPU IDE-2020 conference are:

  1. Economic efficiency and social consequences of digital innovations implementation;
  2. Regional innovation systems and clusters as drivers of the economic growth during the Fourth Industrial Revolution;
  3. Industrial, service and agricultural digitalization
  4. Response of an educational system and labor market to the digital-driven changes in the economic system;
  5. Digital transformation trends in the government sector Digital transformation in the financial sector.

For detailed description of the conference sections, please, visit the conference website:


The conference will be held on October 22-23, 2020

15th July 2020 – Paper submission deadline

30th August 2020 – deadline for author registration 

20th September 2020 – deadline for signing licensing agreement and sending a camera ready copy.


The conference will be held at Scientific - Research Building of Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, which is located at 29 Polytechnicheskaya Str., (Metro Polytechnicheskaya), 195251, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Due to the possible continuation of the COVID 19 situation, there are two possible options for participation in the conference: personal attendance and virtual attendance using virtual communication and collaboration platform. Virtual conference rooms will be organized prior the conference beginning and distributed to the authors.

About ACM proceedings series

Submissions will be peer reviewed by conference committees. Accepted papers will be published in International Conference Proceedings Series by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). ISBN: 978-1-4503-8831-3. Approximate volume of the proceedings paper is between 4000 and 6000 words, but not less than 5 pages of the ACM formatted paper. Proceedings volume will be submitted to the ACM digital library. After that proceedings volume will be submitted to be reviewed by Scopus and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science). Proceedings volume was published at International Conference Proceedings Series by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and indexed in Scopus. Report on 2019th conference can be found here. 

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About International Journal of Technology

After the review process, papers can be recommended for publishing in International Journal of Technology (IJTech) (Scopus, Q2). Theme of special issue corresponds to the conference topics. Paper should be presented at the conference. If authors agree to send their papers for review to the journals’ editorial board, then conference managers will include their papers in the package of 35-40 best selected papers. This package will be sent to the editorial board of International Journal of Technology (IJTech). Editorial board will review these papers and select 15-20 best papers, which will be published in special issues of the journal at November – December of 2020. The remaining papers will be returned to authors.

International Journal of Technology (IJTech) is quarterly international referred journal with the objectives to explore, develop, and elucidate the knowledge of engineering design and technology, to keep practitioners and researchers informed on current issues and best practices, as well as serving as a platform for the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and expertise among technology researchers and practitioners.

IJTech is published by Universitas Indonesia. Published papers in IJTech strongly represent the use of sustainable technology in product and service designs for tropical environment.

IJTech is currently indexed in Google scholar, DOAJ, EBSCO, GISI, Index Copernicus, SCOPUS, SCImago, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) Thomson Reuters, Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI), has been accepted for coverage in selected Elsevier product(s), and a member of CrossRef.

Since 2017, IJTech journal rank raised with h-index 6 and classified into Q2 journal (2nd quartile) for Engineering field in Scimago Journal database.

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