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13th International Scientific Conference “Region, Entrepreneurship, Development” (RED)
June 6 - June 7

The Faculty of Economics and Business in Osijek, Croatia  (EFOS) is pleased to announce the 13th International Scientific Conference “Region, Entrepreneurship, Development” (RED), which is scheduled for June 6 and 7, 2024.

The aim of this conference is to bring together scientists and experts involved in the study of economic and social development, to promote the exchange of opinions and ideas and to provide practical recommendations for economic and social practice.

Keynote speaker of the conference will be Professor Dr. Leo-Paul Dana,  distinguished entrepreneurship scholar, ranked number 1 Entrepreneurship Scientist in Canada in 2023 and also in France. He is among  the most cited authors in the area of entrepreneurship and business in many high ranked journals such as Journal of World Business, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Research, etc.

The RED conference is also organizing two very interesting workshops in collaboration with AACSB and the European Commission and Technopolis ltd.

The workshop “From Accreditation to Action: Transforming Universities with AACSB“ will focus on the benefits and opportunities of AACSB accreditation. The workshop will be led by Ron Tuninga, Vice President and Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, AACSB International and Natalia Ilina, Accreditation and Member Services Manager AACSB International.

The workshop, “HEInnovate for Modern Higher Education”, presents a unique opportunity for scholars to explore tools and examples that transform universities into innovative and entrepreneurial institutions. The workshop will be led by HEInnovate experts: Zsuzsa Jávorka, Managing Consultant, Thematic Lead for Higher Education, Technopolis Group, Adina Fodor, HEInnovate expert, Head of the Office for Inter-university Agreements at Babeș-Bolyai University and Suncica Oberman Peterka, HEInnovate expert, Faculty of Economics and Business in Osijek, University of Osijek.

The conference is organised in collaboration with our partners, the co-organisers of the conference: University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Tuzla, Faculty of Economics in Tuzla and Pforzheim University Business school.

GUIDELINES for authors
All papers will be subject to double-blind review. The official language of the conference is English.

Abstract submission: February 1, 2024 (please use the template for abstracts)
Abstract acceptance notification: February 15, 2024
Full paper submission: March 15, 2024 (please use the template for full papers)
Paper acceptance notification: May 1, 2024

Early registration: May 15, 2024
Final registration: May 15– May 25, 2024

Conference: June 6 – June 7, 2024

Abstracts and full papers should be uploaded through the Conference Management Toolkit:

Statement of authorship and originality of the paper
Authors should also submit a signed Statement of authorship and originality of the paper to by May 1, 2024
The declaration of authorship and originality

Conference Proceedings
Accepted papers will be published on USB with an ISSN number. Only papers presented at the conference will be published. For those unable to attend in person, online participation will be available.
All previous RED conference proceedings are indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) database.

Contact persons:
Katica Krizanovic, Technical editor,;
Associate professor Anamarija Delic, Ph.D., Head of Organizing Committee,;
Full professor Suncica Oberman Peterka, Ph.D., Head of Programme Committee, 

Conference fees  

  Participants from EU countries Participants from non-EU countries
Early registration: untill May 10th, 2024    
Dinner included 340€ + VAT* 250€ + VAT*
Without dinner 300€ + VAT*

Final registration: May 11th – May 24th, 2024

Dinner included 360€ + VAT* 250€ + VAT*
Without dinner 320€ + VAT*
Doctoral students 250€ + VAT* 250€ + VAT*
For accompanying persons and authors who haven´t paid conference fee, fee for participating on excursion and lunch 200€ + VAT* 200€ + VAT*
Online participation 300€ + VAT* 250€ + VAT*

*VAT is 25% 

Conference fee includes:
Conference Proceedings published on USB
Welcome cocktail
Refreshments during breaks
Conference gala dinner

Payments by direct bank transfer should be done at the following account:
For payment in EUR:
Bank: Erste&Steiermärkische Bank d.d.
Transaction account (IBAN): HR94 2402 0061 1010 7094 4
Re. number: 06062024 – OIB

Obligatory details to be included:
Name of the participant,
Holder of the bank account (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of  Osijek, Faculty of Economics and Business in Osijek, Croatia)
Purpose of payment – Conference fee
Date of payment.


See the call for papers here (pdf)


Faculty of Economics and Business in Osijek
Osijek, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)