FMOS 2023 - FMOS Research Conference


At the crossroad of Finance, Marketing and Operations for Sustainable Business

FMOS Conference is the first of a series of online events to gather researchers, especially the forthcoming generation of scholars, and disseminate their works on sustainability at the crossroads of finance, marketing and operations. A fantastic occasion to meet and share ideas for a more sustainable business.

The event consists of two parts: A workshop restricted to a limited number of young scholars (PhD candidates, MRes students or equivalent) and a traditional research conference. The event will take place entirely online. Students, scholars and practitioners who do not plan to present a paper are also welcome to join the conference.


Conference topics

The conference is multidisciplinary and encourages discussion between researchers from different perspectives. Topics will include but are not limited to:
  • Post-pandemic sustainability
  • Diversity, equity & inclusion
  • New visions for transport
  • Innovation in transport
  • Global and local
  • Poverty reduction
  • Responsible and sustainable tourism
  • Challenges in Retail Operations
  • Service Operations Management
  • Servitisation as a business model
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable solutions in Operations and Logistics
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Total Quality Management and Six Sigma
  • Sustainable operations
  • Emerging countries
  • Renewable energy production/solutions
  • Environmental recovery
  • Financial Technology
  • Conference venue and time
    The conference will take place online on the 8th and 9th of June, 2023. The first day will be dedicated to PhD candidates and early-career scholars who would like to present their ongoing research and receive mentorship from senior researchers (FMOS Workshop).

    The second and main day will give space for presentations (FMOS Conference).
  • Workshop June 8th
    The goal of the Workshops to make a helpful mentor-mentee experience for a very restricted number of participants. We will invite only a few (3-5) researchers to each panel.

    All presenters will be given time to present their current research or plan. Before joining the workshop, participants in a panel will be asked to read the extended abstracts of the other researchers and share their feedback during the workshop.
  • Conference June 9th
    The Conference is the primary moment for all researchers, at any stage of their career, to present their ongoing work.

    Students, scholars and practitioners who do not plan to present a paper are also invited to register and join the conference.

Important deadlines

  • 30th April 2023: Submission of 250-word abstracts*
  • 7th May 2023: Acceptance/Rejection notification to authors
  • 14th May 2023: Deadline for registration for presenters (Workshop and conference)
  • 31st May 2023: Extended abstracts** 2,000 words submission ONLY for FMOS-Workshop participants
  • 7th June, at noon: Deadline for registration for participants without presentation***

*Please, send a PDF file with name, surname, academic title and affiliation, email address and the text of the abstract. Every participant can send up to 2 abstracts.

**The extended abstract must be shared with the mentors and other participants in the FMOS Workshop.

***After the registration, participants who do not plan to present their research will receive links to the conference at the email address they used for registration.

Registration and conference fee

A fee of 10 CHF (approximately 10 USD) will be required for participation in the event. This single fee applies to all participants in the FMOS Workshop and FMOS Conference.
Students and scholars from developing countries can apply for complimentary participation in either or both events by writing to the organising committee at

How to pay the conference fee

All participants in the FMOS Workshop and FMOS Conference can pay the conference fee using the secure online payment portal of the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Payments can be made via debit or credit card. Participants must indicate their full name followed by FMOS 2023 in the reason for payment (ex. John Doe FMOS 2023).

Publication opportunities & Attendance Confirmation

Participants in the FMOS Workshop and Conference are invited to submit their papers to the event partner journal and book.
All participants in the Workshop or the Conference (with or without a presentation) will receive an attendance certificate.

Organising Committee

  • Giuseppe CATENAZZO, Head of Research at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Affiliate Professor at ICN Business School in Nancy & Paris, France.
  • Sajal KABIRAJ, Principal Lecturer, School of Entrepreneurship and Business, Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Valkeakoski, Finland.
  • Aleksandra ZAJĄC, Researcher at the American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland & Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.

Scientific Committee

  • Khalifa AHSINA, Professor, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morrocco.
  • Abdulkadir ATALAN, Assistant Professor, Gaziantep Islam Science and Technology University, Turkey.
  • Giovana Goretti Feijó de ALMEIDA, Researcher, CiTUR - Polytechnic University of Leiria, Portugal.
  • Alina BADULESCU, Professor, Dean, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Oradea, Romania.
  • Antonio BENITEZ GARCIA, Assistant Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Shanghai, China.
  • Mélanie Florence BONINSEGNI, Assistant Professor, IPAG Business School, Paris, France.
  • Lucilia CARDOSO, CiTUR - Polytechnic University of Leiria, Portugal.
  • Giuseppe CATENAZZO, Head of Research, American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland & Affiliate Professor, ICN Business School, Nancy & Paris, France.
  • María José ALONSOPEREZ CHIOSSI, Associate Professor, Centro Universitario Regional del Este, UDELAR, Uruguay.
  • Dariusz CHOJECKI, Director of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.
  • Monica Maria COROȘ, Associate Professor, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  • Emmanuel FRAGNIÈRE, Professor, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland (HEG Valais/Wallis), Sierre/Siders, Switzerland & Teaching Fellow, University of Bath, United Kingdom.
  • N. Gülfem GİDENER, Assistant Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, İzmir, Turkey.
  • Vahid GHASEMI
  • Assistant Professor of Tourism & Marketing Management at Universidade Europeia and CEFAGE, Portugal
  • Olli-Pekka HILMOLA, Professor, LUT University, Industrial Engineering and Management, Lappeenranta, Finland, Visiting Professor, Taltech, Estonian Maritime Academy, Tallinn, Estonia & Visiting Professor, University of Gävle, Gävle, Sweden.
  • Sajal KABIRAJ, Principal Lecturer, Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK), Valkeakoski, Finland.
  • Leszek KARCZEWSKI, Emeritus Professor, Opole University of Technology, Opole, Poland.
  • Aleksandr KLJUČNIKOV, Professor, Director, European Centre for Business Research, Pan-European University, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Angela MADAN, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Department of Marketing, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Selim MEKDESSI, Full Professor - HDR, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
  • Vedran MILOJICA, PhD Candidate, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management Opatija, Croatia.
  • Aleksandra MITROVIC, Associate Professor, University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia.
  • Sabina MUSIOŁ, Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences in Racibórz, Poland.
  • Rafael PEREZ PENA, Associate Professor, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States of America.
  • Goran PERIĆ, Professor, Toplica Academy of Applied Studies, Blace, Serbia
  • Milena PODOVAC, Assistant Professor, University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
  • Muhammad Asim RAFIQ, Head of the Department, National University of Modern Languages, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Christophe RETHORE, Associate Professor & Director of the Marketing Department, ICN Business School, Nancy & Paris, France, and Berlin, Germany.
  • José I. ROJAS-MÉNDEZ, Full Professor, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada.
  • Domenico VITI, Associate Professor, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.
  • Aleksandra ZAJĄC, Researcher, American Institute of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland & Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences, Racibórz, Poland.

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Book of abstracts and conference proceedings

According to the number of participants and the submissions, presenters will be invited to publish their abstracts in the book of abstracts (self-published) and a research book published by Ethics Press, United Kingdom.

Please note that each journal has its own publication, review, fee, and paper selection rules that are independent from FMOS. Paper submission and presentation at FMOS does not guarantee publication in any of our partner journals' regular or special issues.