WIUT-UoW Computing Conference 2022:

Digitalisation and Digital Transformation over Silk Road


18 May 2022

Tashkent, Uzbekistan


WIUT-UW Computing Conference 2022: Digitalisation and Digital Transformation over Silk Road aims to bring together academics, students, professionals and digital business developers to debate and discuss trends, achievements, challenges and solutions in digitalilsation and digital transformation of public services, businesses and broader society focusing on the enhancement of life standards of people and opportunities for industries in the countries over Silk Road and beyond.   

The Conference is a joint initiative between Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) and the University of Westminster in London (UoW). This conference is organised to broaden and strengthen university-research-industry links among organisations, businesses and individuals contributing to the expansion of digital economy in national and international marketplace.

There are six main sub-thematic areas within this conference call:

  • 1) Digitalisation and digital transformation in industry, public services, healthcare, education and social life;
  • 2) Present and future of business analytics, decision science, data engineering, and AI;
  • 3) Interactive Application (Game & Serious Game design) Design and Development applied in various domains (education, healthcare, culture) including various technologies (2D, 3D, mobile, VR, AR, XR);
  • 4) Trends in development and management of business information systems;
  • 5) Advances and challenges in the provision of cybersecurity and digital sustainability in public and private enterprises;
  • 6) Requisites for development of distributed computing, cloud computing and big data in Central Asia.

The conference organisers recognise the importance of providing opportunities to disseminate the research findings of this initiative to students and scholars around the globe.

Accepted contributions will appear in Conference proceedings published by University of Westminster Press. Selected presentations will be invited to submit full papers for their proposals to a special issue of Silk Road: A Journal of Eurasian Studies (https://silkroadjournal.online/)

Silk Road: A Journal of Eurasian Development, published by the University of Westminster Press, exists to promote evidence-based scholarly research in social sciences and public policy studies that make the affairs of the Great Silk Road countries an area of significant interest, scholarship and impact. The journal supports the Conference activities and a special conference issue will be commissioned – SilkRoaDigital2022.

Direct link to join the conference:


Meeting ID: 896 3302 5097

Passcode: 893340


Important Dates

Conference date: 18 May 2022

Deadline to submit an application form (extended abstract): 15th March 2022

Notification of acceptance: 30th April 2022

Full paper submission to the Silk Road: A Journal of Eurasian Development: 30th June 2022

*Please note that acceptance of and extended abstract does not guarantee acceptance of a full paper to the journal. Please follow journal submission guidelines at https://silkroadjournal.online/submissions/ for full paper submission.


The mode of the Conference

The conference will be organized at Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT), Uzbekistan, in a hybrid mode, bringing in-person and virtual participants (online) together.


Conference Participation

Invited participants may join the conference as presenters or attendees. There is NO conference registration fee. Conference participants willing to join the conference in-person in Tashkent are expected to cover their travel, accommodation and other related costs themselves. Conference organizers will provide administrative support (such as a visa support letter) for potential participants from outside of Uzbekistan.


About Organizers

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) is the first international university in Uzbekistan and first in Central Asia to offer Western education, with United Kingdom (UK) qualifications. WIUT`s mission is to provide International Standards of Education and Research Opportunities that contribute to the Intellectual, Social and Professional development of the Central Asian communities as well as Global Community.

University of Westminster (UoW) was the first polytechnic in London and one of the first in the UK, established to educate the working people of London. UoW has a long and proud history of international collaboration and global engagement through research partnerships and from colleagues, students and alumni from across the world. Today UoW continues to provide a grounded, holistic education so that people from every background can realise their true potential.


Organising Committee Members:

Daphne Economou (UoW)

Thierry Chaussalet (UoW)

Ikrom Rikhsiboev (WIUT)

Dilshod Ibragimov (WIUT)

Abdumalik Djumanov (WIUT)

Tamas Kiss (UoW)

Sophie Triantaphillidou (UoW)

Kamalini Sivagurunathan (UoW)

Barbara Villarini (UoW)

Alexandra Psarrou (UoW)

Vassiliki Bouki (UoW)

Salma Chahed (UoW)

Ito Wasito (WIUT)

Ayoobkhan Mohamed Uvaze Ahamed (WIUT)

Akmal Salikhov (WIUT)

Akhtem Useinov (WIUT)



Tel: +99871 238 74 15

Email: silkroadigital2022@wiut.uz