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Dear Colleagues,


We have the pleasure to invite you to the FDIBA Conference “The Digital Transformation: Challenges in Technological, Scientific and Social Development”. The conference is organized by the Faculty of German Engineering and Industrial Management Education at the Technical University of Sofia and covers topics within the research activities of the Faculty:


  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Economics and Management


The conference will take place at

30 November – 1 December 2017

International Visitors Center “Helmuth Böhme”

Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

The goal of this year’s edition is the exposition of the reported papers to largest possible audience. Therefore, the conference will be indexed in the popular scientific database SCOPUS and the publications will be with open access. The conference will be registered at the Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ. This imposes the following restrictions to the format of the papers:
1. The language of the papers can be either English or German, as the authors find more suitable. The papers must have a title an abstract both in English and in German.
2. The papers should not be longer than 4 pages.
3. The papers can be reported in English or in German.
4. All the references should be in roman script.
5. The deadline for paper submission will be strictly enforced.
6. Only the papers reported at the conference will be published in the proceedings.
Please Note: Papers are accepted ONLY via the Conference Management System. Please register and upload your paper through the “Web Portal” menu item above.

Important dates

1. Paper submission: 30 September 2017 15:00 EEST (CLOSED)
2. Notification of acceptance: 17. Oktober 2017 (CLOSED)
3. Submission of the final papers: 5. November 2017(CLOSED)


Paper Template, English, Microsoft Word

Paper Template, German, Microsoft Word

Paper Templates, LaTeX


General Chairman: Aleksandar Tsenov <>
General TPC Chairman: Hristomir Yordanov <>
Technical Coordinator: Yordan Yordanov <>

The conference is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Office DAAD.