2022 Keynote Speakers


Prof. Shaofeng Liu, University of Plymouth, UK

Speech Title: TBA

Biography: Shaofeng Liu is Professor of Operations Management and Decision Making at University of Plymouth, UK. She is currently the Associate Head of School for Research and Innovation for Plymouth Business School. Her main research interests and expertise are in knowledge management, decision support systems, business digitalization and e-commerce, as well as enterprise information systems applications for supply chain management, resource efficiency, process improvement, quality management and value chain innovation. She obtained her PhD degree from Loughborough University, UK. She has undertaken a great number of influential research projects funded by UK research councils and European Commission with a total value of over €40M. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator for three Horizon 2020 projects funded by European Commission. She has published over 180 peer-reviewed research papers.


Prof. Yanqing Duan, University of Bedfordshire, UK

Speech Title: TBA


Biography: Yanqing (Yan) Duan (BSc, MSc, PhD, SFHEA) is a full Professor of Information Systems and founder and director of Business and Information Systems Research Centre (BISC) at the Business School, University of Bedfordshire. Her principal research interest is the development and use of emerging ICTs (e.g. AI, Big Data, IoT and analytics) and their impact on organisational performance, decision making, and knowledge management. She is a regular expert evaluator for various major funding bodies. Professor Duan has led and participated in many research projects on digital transformation and digital agriculture and aquaculture in collaboration with international, European, and UK partners. She has received many research grants from various funding sources, such as: European Commission, Innovate UK, UK Department For International Development (DFID), BBSRC, JISC, British Council, etc. She is an associated editor for International Journal of Information Management and Decision Support System. She has published over 250 peer reviewed articles including papers in European Journal of Operational Research, European Journal Information Systems, European Journal of Marketing, IEEE transaction on Engineering Management, Information & Management, The Information Society, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Technovation, Information Technology and People.


Prof. Boris Delibasic, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Speech Title: Bridging the gap between expert knowledge and machine learned knowledge


Biography: Boris Delibašić is a full professor at the University of Belgrade - Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Republic of Serbia. His research interests lie in data science, machine learning, business intelligence, multicriteria decision analysis, and decision support systems. He is a coordinator of the EWG-DSS. He was guest lecturer on the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany, 2006 - 2011. He was awarded with the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Grant in 2011. He has been granted projects from several research agencies (Swiss National Science Foundation, German academic exchange service, Office for Naval Research, Serbian Ministry of Science).

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