Call for Papers
The advent of digital economy creates new challenges for businesses, workers, and policymakers. Moreover, business prospects for artificial intelligence and machine learning are evolving quickly. These technologies have transforming implications for all industries, businesses of all sizes, and societies. The digitalisation of economic activities calls for a deep reflection on the forces that will shape the future of the global economy.
Aims of the Conference
The objective of this conference, led by Prof. Maria Alejandra Madi and Dr. Małgorzata Dereniowska, is to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of digital economy and its consequences for business trends and labour challenges. The conference also focuses on bridging the gap between different economic theoretical approaches and the practical applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Related topics include law, ethics, safety, and governance.
Topics include (but are not limited to):
- The gig economy and recent economic theoretical approaches: advances and challenges.
- Internet of Things in retrospect and today.
- Machine learning: integration of people and machine learning in online systems.
- Consumer transactions and Big Analytics.
- Time Series Data & Data for Prediction in Economics.
- Business Transformations though Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.
- Impact of artificial intelligence on business and society: automation of jobs and the future of job creation
- Artificial intelligence for manufacturing: today and tomorrow.
- Disruptive innovation and transforming industries: telecom, finance, and travel/transportation, logistics, etc.
- Machine learning and eco-challenges.
- E-government, e-democracy and e-justice.
- Ethical and legal issues of artificial intelligence technology and its applications.
- Digital economy and economic inequality.
- The impact of the digital economy on competition and economic growth.
- Technological change and ecological economics
- The conference will feature theoretical, econometric, experimental and policy oriented contributions.
- The deadline for paper submission is Sunday, October 20th, 2019
- Papers (up to 10 pages) should present worked-out ideas on relevant topics.
- Papers should be written in APA style (Word).
- Submissions should be uploaded via the conference support system:
- For manuscripts guidelines, and complete general guidelines about the WEA Online Conferences, please check:
Who Can Participate
We welcome submissions from scholars working in economics, law, political science, psychology, philosophy, and sociology.
We also welcome contributions from business executives responsible for AI initiatives, heads of innovation, data scientists, data analysts, staticians, AI consultants and service providers, and students.
Paper submissions: 20th October, 2019.
Notification of acceptance: 4th November, 2019.
Discussion Forum: 11th November – 9th December, 2019.