1. The conference is a closed event. Only Participants who have completed registration and paid the conference fee may attend the conference.
  2. The registration fee must be paid by August 20, 2023. Payment after this date does not guarantee participation in the conference.
  3. A participant submits an abstract/a paper in a given thematic path (track), but the Organizer reserves the right to qualify them for a different track than the one declared by the participant, as well as to include papers submitted in two or more tracks in the same parallel session.
  4. The Organizer reserves the right to reject the submitted abstract/paper, in particular when its subject matter deviates from the conference theme or when the submitted abstract/paper does not meet the standards of academic writing. In such a case, the entire fee paid shall be refunded to the Participant.
  5. Each paper will be reviewed using the double-blind method by two independent reviewers. Each Participant submitting a paper is required to prepare a free double-blind review for one other text submitted to the conference by October 10, 2023.
  6. All conference materials, i.e. Conference Proceedings and Conference Booklet, are in pdf format and available through the conference website.
  7. The organizer does not guarantee the publication of papers submitted to the conference in the collaborating journals indicated on the conference website. Based on the recommendations of the track chairs, Participants should independently submit the manuscript in accordance with the guidelines of the respective journal, with the editors of the collaborating journals making every effort to ensure a smooth and timely review process.
  8. Both submissions with only abstracts and full papers will be accepted, but the author(s) should indicate in the submission form whether the paper should be withdrawn from publication in Conference Proceedings (if submitted for publication in collaborating with us or other journals).
  9. If the Participant decides to cancel the paid registration and participation in the conference, he/she must notify the organizer via In case of cancellation less than a week before the conference, the organizer reserves the right to refuse to refund the conference fee. Unpaid registrations after September 1, 2023, are automatically canceled. In case of cancellation of the conference, fees will be refunded.
  10. By participating in the event, the Participant acknowledges that the organizer may record images and/or sound during the conference using sound and video equipment of any kind and distribute them in the medium of choice. The participant gives full consent to the recording and further distribution of his/her image and/or voice by the organizer through the conference website and other websites and the organizer’s social media used to inform about the conference and subsequent follow-up conferences.


  1. The Administrator of the Participants’ personal data is WSB Merito University Gdansk, located at Al. Grunwadzka w238a, 80-266 Gdansk, Poland.
  2. In matters concerning the processing of the personal data by the organizer, you may contact the Data Protection Officer at:
  3. The personal data of the conference Participants (name and surname, science title/degree, e-mail address, phone number, name of the institution, the title of presentation) will be processed for:
    • the purposes necessary to run the conference, including the verification of requirements described in those Rules of Participation based on Article 6(1)(b) and Article 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons concerning the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR) hereinafter: GDPR and the purposes necessary for compliance with legal obligations to which the organizer is subject, based on GDPR Article 6(1)(c)
    • implementation of other legally justified interests of the Administrator, based on GDPR Article 6(1)(f), i.e.: to establish claims, defending against them or/and pursuing them, which is the organizer’s legitimate interest, for statistical purposes or the purposes regarding the improvement of labor efficiency, quality of services and their adjustment to recipients’ needs.
  4. Personal data of the Participants, whose participation was confirmed by the organizer, will be processed for 5 years starting from 1 January of the year following the date of participation in the event.
  5. Personal data of people who declared their willingness to participate in the conference and whose participation was not confirmed by the organizer will be processed for one month starting from the first day of the month following the end of the registration process.
  6. Personal data of the Participants can be forwarded to the data recipients, in particular to the entities and/or third parties conducting tasks for the organizer (e.g., a provider of data storage services, a provider of postal, courier, payment, legal, insurance, IT as well as audit services, marketing agency, etc.) whose objective is to ensure proper preparation, operation, and conduct of the conference.
  7. The Participants have the right to access their personal data, their rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject or to object to the processing as well as the right to complain with a supervisory authority within the personal data protection. Providing personal data is voluntary but necessary to participate in the conference.
  8. Data of the conference Participants will not be processed in an automated manner and shared beyond European Economic Area.
  9. Further information concerning the processing of personal data is included in the Privacy Policy of WSB Merito University Gdansk at: