ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
110 YEARS OF TRADITION, QUALITY, PRESTIGE

12-13 April 2022
Sofia

Due to the deadline, registration for the conference has ended.
The program by thematic circles will be published on March 21, 2022.

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF RUMEN RADEV, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA
AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES

The leadership of Rakovski National Defence College has the pleasure to invite you to take part in person and/or оnline in Microsoft Teams platform in the annual scientific conference with international participation, dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the College.

Theme: 110 Years of Tradition, Quality, Prestige

Time of the event: 12-13 April 2022

Goal of the conference: to provide opportunities to discuss research achievements in the sphere of national and coalition security, defence and military affairs, to exchange views and share accumulated research and practical experience, academic staff development, as well as to promote international security and defence cooperation.

The papers from the conference will be published in Conference Proceedings dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Rakovski National Defence College.

THEMATIC CIRCLES

1. Security and social development: balance of ambitions and opportunities
2. The new wars and the development of the art of war: theories and trends
3. Transformation, rearmament, capabilities
4. Social, economic, legal and humanitarian sciences
5. Natural and technical sciences, mathematics and informatics

LANGUAGES

Bulgarian, English

PAPER REQUIREMENTS

The volume of the papers should not exceed 15 pages A4 (30 lines, 60 characters per line). Papers should be in digital format, Microsoft Word 97 – 2003 and duplicated in PDF format.

The following should be in both English and Bulgarian:

Capitalised Title of the paper, academic position, academic degree and names of the authors (Center, Bold, Font Size 12 pt), blank line, short summary up to 5 lines and up to 10 keywords (Times New Roman, Italic, Font Size 10 pt), blank line.

Main body of the paper: Times New Roman 12 pt/1,5 lines. Page margins: top, bottom, left and right –2,5 cm.

Illustrations in the papers must be in high resolution format (over 500 kb) and, besides in the WORD file, must be sent separately in JPEG or TIF format.

At the end of the paper there has to be author’s contact information (organisation, phone, e-mail), as well as a signed form that the paper does not contain classified information.

Figures and tables should be close to their first mentioning. Mathematical formulas should be numbered on the right of the page with Arabic numerals in parentheses.

The bibliographic citation of the used sources should be with indexes (Arabic numerals) in the text, and their description should be at the end of the article (Endnotes) in accordance with the requirements of ISO 690:2011 and the Official Dictionary of Standard Bulgarian Spelling (BAS, 2012). A formatted paper template can be downloaded from the conference page.

THE PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE PROCEEDINGS IN THE FORM IN WHICH THEY ARE PRESENTED.

(A sample paper template can be downloaded here).

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS

  • The maximum number of papers that an author can contribute (individually or in co-authorship) is two
  • The final program of the conference will be provided to the participants upon registration
  • The deadline for full paper submission is 14 March 2022 by e-mail: 110godini@rndc.bg
  • The fee for participation in the scientific conference for external participants is EUR 50 with VAT. Co-authors of the papers pay the fee in full. For military servicemen and employees of the Ministry of Defence, Bulgarian Army and structures subordinated to the Minister of Defence, participation in the international conference is free of charge.
  • The fee for participation shall be transferred to the bank account of RNDC prior to 14 March 2022

Beneficiary: Rakovski National Defence College
Address of beneficiary: 82, Evlogi i Hristo Georgievi Blvd, Sofia 1504 Bulgaria
Bank of beneficiary: BNB
BIC: BNBGBGSD
IBAN: BG40BNBG96613100152401

OPTIONAL ACCOMMODATION

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Chairman:
Col. Assoc. Prof. Dimitar Tashkov, PhD
Members:
Col. Prof. Georgi Dimov, PhD
Col. Prof. Emil Enev, PhD
Prof. Mitko Stoykov, DsC
Col. Assoc. Prof. Petko Dimov, PhD
Lt. Col. Veselka Metodieva
Technical secretaries:
Lt. Col. Assist. Prof. Petrana Kokudeva, PhD 02/92 26526
Lt. Col. Assist. Prof. Kalin Ranchev, PhD 02/92 26665
Lt. Col. Assist. Prof. Ilian Sotirov, PhD 02/92 26615
Major Assist. Kristina Krumova 02/92 26660
Assist. Atanaska Popova, PhD 02/92 26675
Assist. Maria Nenovska 02/92 26512

Contacts with the organising committee:
Sofia 1504
82, Evlogi i Hristo Georgievi Blvd.
Rakovski National Defence College
Contact Phones:
02/92 26665
02/92 26550
02/92 26526
e-mail: 110godini@rndc.bg

REGISTRATION

WITH THE KIND SUPPORT OF

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