Research & Innovation Forum 2021

(Rii Forum 2021)


Managing Continuity, Innovation, and Change in the Post-Covid World: Technology, politics and society

Call For Papers

Conference Chair: Professor Anna Visvizi, Ph.D

The Covid-19 pandemic is significantly changing people’s daily lives, interactions, travels, and their ways to use technologies, by prompting a new wave of innovation in industry and business.

The Rii Forum 2021 promotes academically rigorous discussion on the impact of pandemic on technology, politics, and society. The Conference acts as an arena for debate on how sophisticated ICTs – including artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, big data, cloud and edge computing, 5G, IoT, and social networking – can help stakeholders to manage continuity, innovation, and change in the post-Covid world.

The organizing committee is particularly interested in paper proposals on the following topics and issues:

  • smart cities and smart villages
  • information management
  • innovation management
  • technology-enhanced teaching and learning
  • information and communication technology (ICT) in healthcare
  • ICT, international relations, and foreign policy


Researchers and practitioners are invited to send their abstract proposals through the Springer OCS Platform by November 5th 2020.


At the following link, the call for papers and further information on the topics, the timeline and the publication opportunities: