CONFERENCE DAY 1, Emerald Hotel, Pristina, 15.09.2015

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09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:20 OPENING CEREMONY

  • Ms. Charlene Miller, Deputy Director of IBCM
  • Mr. Arsim Bajrami, PhD, Minister of Education, Science and Technology
  • Ms. Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa, PhD, Chair of the MISIC Organizing Committee
  • Ms. Valentina Qarri, SPARK representative

10.20 – 11.35 PLENARY SESSION

Session Chairs: Charlene Miller, Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa

10.20 – 10.35 – Lekkas Themistokles, PhD, University of Aegean, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Greece – “Recycle for what it‘s worth”

10:35 – 10:50 – Ilirian Malollari, PhD, University of Tirana · Faculty of Nature Sciences (FSHN), Albania – “Considering some biomass resources in Albania and engineering trends for energy profit and CO2reduction“

10:50 – 11:05 – Ing. Petr Hájek, PhD, Vice-rector for Research and International Relations, Central Bohemia University, Prague, Czech Republic – “Typology of financial crisis contagion“

11:05 – 11:20 – Şükrü Dursun, PhD, Head of Environmental Department, University of Selcuk, Turkey – “Phytotoxicity Tests Methods for Investigations of Environmental Pollution”

11:20 – 11:35 – Johan Håkansson, PhD, Associate Professor, Dalarna University Borlänge, Sweden – “The effects of taxing truck distance on CO2 emissions from transports in retailing”

11:35 – 11:50 – Coffee Break


  •  Sessions: Topics 1 and 2
  • Poster Sessions

SESSION 1 – Topics:

  • Sustainable entrepreneurship and sustainable product development
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Enabling environment for sustainable entrepreneurship (policies and regulations)

Session Chairs: Remzije Istrefi, Dori Pavloska – Gjorgjieska

11:50 – 12:05 Blaz Umek, Senior Consultant and Product & Services Manager – IPKO creating customer and market values in telecommunications industry in Kosovo

12:05 – 12:20 Bojan Krstić, Jelena Stanojević, Tanja Stanišić – Education as One of the Core Indicators of Sustainable Development – A Comparative Analysis of the Western Balkans

12:20 – 12:35 Besnik Krasniqi, Florin Peci – Determinants of Technological Innovation: The Role of Anticompetitive Behaviour and Access to Finance

12:35 – 12:50 Ajtene Avdullahi, Vjosa Fejza – The Role of Competitive Strategies to Develop a Strong Competitive Advantage

12:50 – 13:05 Dori Pavloska – Gjorgjieska, Jelena Stanojević – Formalizing the Informal Waste Collectors – Factor for Growth of the Recycling Industry of the Western Balkans

13:05 – 13:20 Florin Peci, Besnik Krasniqi – The Impact of Firms’ Capabilities and External R&D Collaboration on Innovation Input: Evidence from 28 Transition Economies

13:20 – 14:30 Lunch break

Session Chairs: Jelena Stanojevic, Blagica Rizoska

14:30 – 14:45 Blagica Rizoska – Measuring the Factors That Contribute Towards Managing and Leading People in a Complex Global Environment

14:45 – 15:00 Eriona Deda – Relationship between GDP Inflation – Interest and their Role in the Economic Growth for the Albania’s Case

15:00 – 15:15 Tijana Nikolić – Energy Efficiency Logistic Office in Gracanica

15:15 – 15:30 Ekrem Gjokaj, Mujë Gjonbalaj – Agricultural Finance in Kosovo

15:30 – 15:45 Remzije Istrefi – Accommodating Right to Development in Kosovo: a Human Right Perspective

15:45 – 16:00 Fisnik Morina – Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility in the Economy of Kosovo

16:00 – 16:15 – Coffee break

Session Chairs: Petrit Balija, Dukagjin Abdyli

16:15 – 16:30 Mihallaq Qirjo, Fjona Kuqo, Valbona Aliko – Contribution of the School Education Methods in Addressing the Challenge of Diminishing Link of Children with Nature

16:30 – 16:45 Elvira Fetahu, Ilir Bejtja – Reinforcment of Meso-Level Trust within the Community of Albanian Immigrants Precondition for their Economic and Social Development

16:45 – 17:00 Kaltrina Gashi, GëzimTosuni – Corporate Social Responsibility of Banks in Kosovo

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

SESSION 2 – Topics:

  • Environmental management (waste management, green technologies and green energy, environmental pollution and solutions)
  • Sustainable agricultural development

Session Chairs: Jelena Djokic, Behxhet Shala

11:50 – 12:05 Salih Katircioglu – Interaction Between Energy Consumption and Imports: An Empirical Evidence from Turkey

12:05 – 12:20 Behxhet Shala, Trandelina Cakaj – Baraku, Mimoza Dugolli – Clean-up and Land Reclamation Project in Energy Corporation of Kosovo

12:20 – 12:35 Gjok Vuksani, Haki Kurti, Arjan Tollumi – “City Park” of Elbasani the Vegetation Situation and Realization of the Project to Improve it

12:35 – 12:50 Jelena Djokic, Irma Dervišević – Case study: Was the Highest Gas Discharge Stack Construction in Trepca Really Useful?

12:50 – 13:05 Hyrie Koraqi, Fatlinda Tërmkolli, Azem Lajqi, Esat Behrami, Fidan Feka – Assessment of the Contamination of Trace Metal in Sitnica River Water, Kosovo

13:05 – 13:20 Ilija Nasov – Application of Green Solar Energy in Facade of Buildings

13:20 – 14:30 Lunch break

Session Chairs: Muharrem Salihaj, Aleksandar Djikic

14:30 – 14:45 Irma Dervišević, Jelena Djokić, Nataša Elezović, Gordana Milentijević, Vladan Ćosović, Almin Dervišević – The impact of leachate on the quality of surface and groundwater

14:45 – 15:00 Irma Dervišević, Jelena Djokić, Vladan Ćosović, Almin Dervišević – Treatment of Municipal, Industrial, and Leachate Landfill Membrane Bioreactor and the Solidification of Residual Sludges

15:00 – 15:15 Muharrem Salihaj, Aida Bani – Heavy Metals Uptake by Hyperaccumulating Flora in the Serpentine Soill of Kosovo

15:15 – 15:30 Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa, Lidija Curković – Utilization of Jarosite Generated from Lead-Zinc Smelter in Trepça, Kosovo for Various Applications

15:30 – 15:45 Nataša Elezović, Ljiljana Takić, Živče Šarkočević – Environmental Changes of the River Ibar in the Function of Oxygen Regime

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break
Session Chairs: Violeta Nikolova, Ekrem Gjokaj

16:00 – 16:15 Remzije Istrefi, Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa – Building Environmental Capacities in Kosovo and its Challenge to Comply with EU Environmental Acquis

16:15 – 16:30 Ilirjan Malollari, Joana Lena, Violeta Lajqi, Petrit Kotori, Majlinda Sena – Pretreatment of Agro-forestry Organic Wastes Before Being Used for Bio Degradation and Heat Recovery

16:30 – 16:45 Sezen Kucukcongar, Muhammed Kamil Öden, Muhammed Gocer – Removal of Reactive Red 141 from Aqueous Solutions Using Sodium Bentonite with Adsorption Mechanism

16:45 – 17:00 Suzan Sönmez, Şükrü Dursun – Microbiologic Assessment of Drinking Water of Selçuk University Alaaddin Keykubat Campus Site

17:00 – 17:15 Violeta Lajqi Makolli, Ilirian Malollari, Sami Makolli, Mimoza Hyseni – The Issues with the Composition and the Use of Detergents

17:15 – 17:30 Aleksandar Djikić – Fly-ash of Kosovo Powerplants in Calsiation of Soil Type Distric Cabilsol

11:50 – 17:45 POSTER SESSIONS

P1: Suzana Trajkovska Kochankovska – The Sustainability Support to the SMEs in Western Balkan Economies: The Case of Macedonia

P 2: Blerim Baruti, Ilirjan Malollari, Safet Kamberi, Mensur Kelmendi, Nushe Lajqi – “Germova” Regional Landfill in Mitrovica, Like a Source of Pollution and Influence on Public Health

P 3: Flora Ferati, Mihone Kerolli-Mustafa, Arjana Kraja–Ylli – Multivariate Statistical Analysis for the Surface Water Quality of Trepça and Sitnica Rivers, Kosovo

P 4: Valbona Aliko, Qirjo Mihallaq, Morina Valon, Hajdaraj Gerta, Qyli Marsilda – Physiological Responses of Mediterranean Green Crab (Carcinus Aestuarii) to Toxicity Iinduced by Ibuprofen

P5: Ayhan Öztürk – Reproductive Performance of Akkaraman and Awassi Sheep Flocks in the State Farm of Tigem Gözlü

P6: Birol Dağ, Nazira M. Mammadova, İsmail Keskin, Yasin Altay, Derviş Topuz – Developing Expert Systems Based on Fuzzy Logic in Dairy Cattle Husbandry

P7: Eyüp Öncü, Uğur Zülkadir – The Estimation of Parameters of Some Production Traits of Holstein Friesian Cattle Raised at The Ereğli District of Konya Province

P8: Ibrahim Aytekin, Nazira M. Mammadova, Yasin Altay, Derviş Topuz, İsmail Keskin – Determination of the Factors Effecting Lactation Milk Yield of Holstein Friesian Cows by the Path Analysis

P9: İsmail Keskin, Nazira M. Mammadova, Derviş Topuz, Yasin Altay, Ibrahim Aytekin – Development of Support Decision Systems in Agriculture by Using Artificial Intelligent Systems

P10: Gordana Milentijević, Jelena Djokić, Blagoje Nedeljkovic – Exploring Possibilities for Tailing Waste Deposit Management


17: 30 – 17: 45 – Closing remarks

  • Chairs of the Scientific Committee, Jelena Djokic and Remzije Istrefi