Regional Forum on market, investment and statistics – MIS, in cooperation with partner organizations, announces: CALL FOR APLICATIONS OF PROJECTS AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH WORKS

The subject of this call are projects and scientific paper works that will be presented on the International conference “Regional market competitiveness, importance of statistics and innovations”, that will be held on October 8-9, 2018, in Sarajevo, BiH.
This conference is one of most important conferences in region that supports and affirms cooperation between government institutions, academic community, international organizations, business sector and NGO’s, with aim of planning and cooperation in regional projects in the areas of development of the capital market, labor, goods and services; development of official statistics; promotion of regional investment opportunities; and research and development in the fields of information technology, communication, efficient management and use of economic and social potentials; etc.
The conference covers four important sectors through thematic chapters: market panel, statistics panel, investment panel and research and development panel.
The right to participate in this call have all legal and natural persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina and abroad (companies, faculties, institutes, local self-governments, public institutions, NGO’s and individuals).
Types of applications:
Applications should refer to the following four areas:

Market (analyses and research on the conditions in the capital market, labour, goods and services; activities and projects that contribute to the increase of competitiveness, sustainable development in the region, import and export; opportunities for binding and cooperation of the business community)

Statistics (importance of regional cooperation of statistical institutions in the development of statistics in the decision-making process and creation of economic and social policy in the region, use of modern applications for data collection, processing and analysis, development of statistical indicators for sustainable development, importance of harmonization of statistical legislation with international regulations and practices)

Research and development (global trends in development and research in all areas of interest: IT technology, education, development and use of databases, modern management, etc.).

Investments (investment opportunities and trends in the region). Investment projects or paper works may refer to the following topics: energy, industry, construction, transport and infrastructure, information and communication technologies, agriculture, financial sector, tourism and trade, etc.
The project should include: profile and name; strategic plan (subject, location of the proposed investment, goals, results, risks, key characteristics); business and financial plan; investment return indicators. Paper works should contain all relevant methodological elements and content of scientific paper work.

Evaluation:
The evaluation of projects and paper works is provided by a commission appointed by the Organizing Committee of the Regional Forum on Market, Investments and Statistics – MIS for those applications that have met all the criteria and which are delivered within the defined deadline. The selected projects and paper works will be presented at the conference, to the potential investors and other organizations which show interest.
For the best three selected projects and three paper works, authors will have opportunity to present them on their own (one presentation can have a maximum 10 slides for 20 minutes).

Submission of applications:
Projects are submitted to the e-mail: info@forumtis.net or at the address of the Forum: Ferhadija 11, 71 000 Sarajevo, BiH.
Deadline for submission of projects is September 15, 2018.
All information about Regional Forum on Market, Investments and Statistics – MIS and International conference can be found on the web portal www.forumtis.net. For any questions we are at your disposal, contact person Azra Bećirović, Project Coordinator.
Contact phone number +387 33 217 391, e-mail: info@forumtis.net.
Sarajevo, June 21, 2018.