Dear colleagues and potential participants at ETAI 2020!

With regret we would like to inform you that – because of the COVID-19 concerns and the related restrictions in our country and all around the world – we decided to cancel the 15th International Conference ETAI 2020. The conference originally planned for the period 27-29th of September 2020 will be held next year, 2021, in the month of September.

The call for papers for ETAI 2021 will remain open and all information will be regularly updated on our web page. Should you need additional information or clarification, do not hesitate to contact us at etai@feit.ukim.edu.mk

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe,
ETAI organizing committee.

ETAI 2021 – 26-28.09.2021

ETAI conferences are conferences organized by ETAI Society and Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at University Ss. “Cyril and Methodius” – Skopje, Macedonia

They are the biggest international meetings of the experts from scientific and business community of the Republic of Macedonia and the region in the areas of Electronics, Telecommunications, Automatics and Informatics. ETAI 2020 is the fourteenth in series of thematic conferences and traditionally, the Conference will be held in the ambient of the exceptional natural beauty and cultural heritage of Ohrid area, protected by the UNESCO.

Following its interdisciplinary character, the main goal of the ETAI 2020 is to bring together researchers and practitioners to present, discuss and further develop views on conference’s hot topics: Smart cities solutions, Internet of Things, Digital economy, Cyber security and Big data. The key intention is to create a forum where theoretical and practical experiences can be exchanged and presented to the public sector as well as to private one, and improve mutual cooperation through joint projects.

Publication of selected papers in the Journal of Applied Science

Selected papers will be published free of charge in the journal Journal of Applied Science (Acta Polytechnica Hungarica) (ISSN 1785-8860) according to the journal editorial policyThe journal is part of the SCIENCE CITATION INDEX EXPANDED list.

Publication of selected papers in the journal JEEIT

Other selected papers will be published free of charge in the Journal of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies – JEEIT (ISSN 2545 4250).

Publication of all accepted papers

All accepted papers will be published in the ETAI 2020 proceedings.

Our honored plenary speakers

Some of the ETAI conference speakers

Prof, Ph.D., D.Sc. Janusz Kacprzyk – Head Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Polish Academy of Science



Prof. Milos Zefran – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois



Prof. Matjaz Gams, Department of Intelligence Systems, Jozef Stefan Institute


Young researcher speakers

Dr. Tome Eftimov

Conference Topics

The topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

Signal Processing
Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Instrumentation and Measurements
Consumer Electronics
Circuits and Systems
Embedded Systems
Power Electronics
Semiconductor Devices
Nano-electronics and Nanotechnology
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Antennas and Propagation
Laser and Electrooptics
Optimal Communications
Communication and Information Theory
Wireless and Mobile Communications
Advanced Acces Technologies
Telecommunication Policies and Regulations
Project Management
Internet & IP Technologies
Cyber Security
Modeling and Simulation
Control Systems
Control Theory
System Engineering
Intelligent Systems and Control
Robotics and Automation
Artificial Intelligence
Data Mining and Machine Learning
Big Data and Data Sciences
Databases and Information Systems
Computer Architecture
Reliability of Computer Systems
Distributed Processing
Software Engineering
Cloud Computing
Virtual Environments
Gaming and Entertainment
Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Instructions for the oral presentation

1. Each oral presenter is allocated ten (10) minutes for his/hers oral presentation with additional five (5) minutes for audience questions and answers time.
2. All oral presentations should be prepared in Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe PDF format and preferably in English.
3. All oral presentation rooms are equipped with an LCD projector and a computer running Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Powerpoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader
4. Each oral presenter is required to bring his/hers presentation on an USB flash drive.
5. Please meet the session chair in your meeting room fifteen (10) minutes prior to the start of your session and copy your presentation in the computer.

The conference will host a special one day event on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Conference Schedule

Full list of the topics and authors who will speak

# Author & Topic Time Date
1 Prof. Ph.D. D.Sc. Janusz Kacprzyk – Human-in-the-loop AI in decision and control systems: the role of linguistic data summaries TBD 27.09.2020
2 Prof. Milos Zefran – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, TBD TBD 27.09.2020
3 Prof. Matjaz Gams – Department of Intelligence Systems, Jozef Stefan Institute, TBD TBD 28.09.2020
4 Dr. Tome Eftimov – Modern approaches for Benchmarking in Evolutionary Computation TBD 28.09.2020

Important dates

Deadline for paper submission: 01.04.2020 – 15.05.2020
Notification of acceptance: 30.06.2020
Camera – ready: 15.08.2020

The papers are submitted through the following link

ETAI 2020 English paper template

Registration Fee

The registration fee will be 95 €. Student’s registration fee will be 40 €. To register as a student, a copy of the student ID (together with the original for inspection), or student certificate issued by the Faculty is required.
The registration fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, the conference proceedings, the Welcome reception and the Conference dinner.
The registration fee is mandatory for all participants.

The participants can pay the registration fee by:
1) bank transfer according to the following bank details:
Zdruzenie za Elektronika, Telekomunikacii, Avtomatika i Informatika na Republika Makedonija “ETAI” Skopje
Deponent bank: Komercijalna Banka A.D. Skopje
IBAN: MK 07300701001804846
2) On site with cash deposit

Interested in speaking at ETAI 2020? Get in touch!

Organization & Chairs


Nikola Ljushev, CEO Makedonski Telekom


Pece Nedelkovski, ICS Consulting/Engineering


Prof. Goran Stojanovski, PhD

Organizing Committee

Program Committee

Honorary Committee

Our Sponsors

Travel information




The ETAI 2020 Conference will be held in hotel Drim – Struga, Macedonia

Reservations: contact@drim.com.mk

Website: www.drim.com.mk

Phone:+(389) 46 785 800 or +(389) 46 780 460

Air Travel



The main airport in Macedonia is in Skopje www.airports.com.mk which has regular connection with the airports in Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague, Vienna, Zurich, etc. Ohrid has an international airport about 7 km from city center www.ohrid.com/flights.html, but with reduced number of flights.

Getting Around



There are regular bus lines from Skopje to Struga www.sas.com.mk every day. The buses run regularly from 5 AM to midnight, with irregular service during the late night hours. There is also taxi cabs available in the city.