The Third International Symposium on Sustainable Development (ISSD 2012)
May 31 – June 1, 2012
International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Conference Theme: Management and Technology Issues and Challenges

The Organising Committee of ISSD 2012 invites abstract and ongoing or completed research paper submissions that deal with a number of possible topics related to the conference theme and tracks listed below. Please see individual track descriptions at the conference website ( for topics of interest. Submissions in other areas of sustainable development research are also welcome.


1. Management and Organisations for Sustainable Development

2. Information Systems and Sustainability

3. Green Information Technologies and Strategies

4. Sustainability Finance and Accounting

5. Economics of Sustainable Development

6. Marketing Perspective on Sustainability


Abstract (300-500 words, published in the conference programme)

Ongoing research and innovative projects (2000-3000 words, published in the conference proceedings)

Completed research papers (around 5000 words, considered for publication in an international journal)


Submissions open :

15 December 2011

Abstract submissions deadline:

15 February 2012

Abstract acceptance notifications:

1 March 2012

Paper submissions due:

30 April 2012

Author registration deadline:

30 April 2012


The conference will take place at the International Burch University Campus at Ilidza-Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Directions and further information on conference venue can be found on the conference website.


International participants

120 EUR


Local participants

30 EUR




Teoman Duman, Ph.D.
Deputy Rector for International Relations
Editor - Journal of Economic and Social Studies (JECOSS)
International Burch University
Associate Professor of Marketing - Management Department
Francuske revolucije bb. Ilidža 71210
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: + 387 (0) 33 782 100(work)
+ 387 (0) 614 79 196(cell)
Fax : + 387 (0) 33 782 131