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ISBIS / OGIK Conference 2021

International Symposium on Business Information Systems

"The Social and Econimical Effects of COVID Pandemic and New Challenges beyond"

12-13 of November, 2021.  Veszprém, Pannon University

The SEFBIS (GIKOF) Special Interest Group of the John von Neumann Computer Society organizes its conference on Business Information Systems already 17th time.  This event is followed with great interest of both the professionals and the users from around the world. The conference is a great opportunity for the domestic and foreign experts, developers, students and users to represent and discuss their results, to change their minds and get together face to face. We, the organizers hope that the COVID will not  hinder it!  The main topic of the conference in 2021 is the social and the economical effect of COVID pandemic, the  ICT challenges of branches (business, enterprise, government, transport, education) using on-line solutions.

The planned topics that are not limited to:

  • COVID pandemic effects on society and business, ICT clallenges

  • The business value of ICT, methods of controlling efficiency and of analysis

  • New technologies supporting business innovation and competitiveness

  • Business process modeling; model driven architectures, open source solutions

  • System engineering concepts, methods and tools, modeling languages

  • Knowledge baased systems in business, efficiency; business intelligence

  • The AI solutions  in bbusiness and the impact on the society

  • The increasing importance of IT security,  effective solutions

  • Big Data management: storing and processing, data mining; analysis

  • Women in IT sector: increasing role, appreciation at workplaces

  • Industrial solutions: challenges of Indutry 4.0 and IoT – software and architectures

  • Enterprise wide integration → integration of data, database and applications

  • Multidisciplinarity: ICT applications medicine, self-driving cars, utilization of visualization etc.

  • Education: CSc, MSc courses on business information systems, trainings, labour market needs vs teaching curriculums, changing competences, change management in education, teaching methods and tools, mobility etc.


The official languages of the conference are both Hungarian and English. The authors have to present their results in the language of the abstract.  The authors and speakers are asked to send an extended abstract in max 4,000 characters. The IPC offers different types of presentations:

  • live presentation in 15-20 minutes and

  • poster demonstration

The abstract  should be sent through Easychair CMS in English or in Hungarian; for on-line registration.

Further information: on a separate Web Page ((see later).  It is the IPC's responsibility to let the abstracts review and decide about the acceptance.

Publication: the authors of the best topics and presentations will be invited to prepare a full paper that will be published in the cited SEFBIS Journal (ISSN 1588-9130, Publisher Palatia) after double blind review.


International Program Committee and Conference Organizers

Chair of the IPC: Maria Raffai  (Széchenyi István University, Győr)

Vice Chair: Zsolt Kosztyán (Pannon University, Veszprém )

Chair of the Organizers Committee: Zsolt KOsztyán


Important Dates:

  • 25. October2021:     sending abstracts

  • 30. October 2021.:   papers’ acceptance

  • 25. October 2021:    registration on reduced fee

  • 12-13 November 2021.:     conference event in Sopron

Conference fee, that includes the costs of participation fee, the liabilities of organizing,  reception,  coffee break, lunches, the conference proceeding and all incidental expenses.


                                                                before 25 okt. / after 25 Oct

  • Business:                                                 100 EUR  / 130 EUR

  • Academic:                                                  80 EUR / 100 EUR

  • Students, PhD students, seniors:         50EURt*/ 70EUR*

* The person eligible for the reduced fee has to prove his or her status.


Further details:  the separate conference homepage will open soon

Contact: Zsolt Kosztyán <>; Maria Raffai <>


Mária Raffai

Chair of IPC

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