Important Notice
Important Date
Last date for submission of Abstract Nov. 30, 2016
Acceptance of short-listed abstracts Dec. 10, 2016
Full paper submission Jan. 31, 2017
Last date for registration Feb. 20, 2017

Conference Sessions

Besides the Inaugural and Valedictory Sessions, there will be two ‘Plenary Sessions’, one on each day, in which the panelists will express their expert views on the theme/sub-themes of the conference and four ‘Technical Sessions’, two on the first day and two on the second day, for presentation of short–listed research papers in each area.

The association of dignitaries/experts in different sessions will be as under :

Inaugural Session

  • Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji,
    IAS CMD, SIDBI (Invited),
    Chief Guest to inaugurate the conference and deliver the inaugural address
  • Shri Ravindra Nath,
    CMD, NSIC,
    To be the Guest of Honor and to deliver special address
  • Shri Rajiv Chawla,
    Chairman, IAMSME of India,
    Keynote Speaker to deliver the keynote address

Plenary Session – 1 - Panelists
  • Dr. I. M. Pandey,
    Director General, Delhi School of Business, formerly Professor at IIM, Ahmedabad (In Chair)
  • Dr. Vinod K. Ladia,
    CMD, Shri Rajasthan Syntex Ltd. and Group Companies (past Chairman, CITI and SRTEPC)
  • Dr. Manju Nair,
    Director, International School of Informatics and Management
  • Dr. Namjae Cho,
    Professor, School of Business and Director, Indo Asean Center, Hanyang University, Seoul
Plenary Session – 2 - Panelists
  • Dr. Kanta Ahuja,
    Former VC, Rajasthan University (In Chair)
  • Dr. Upinder Dhar,
    VC, Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore (Former President,
    Association of Indian Management Schools)
  • Dr. Piyush K. Sinha,
    Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Sunil Shukla,
    Director, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad
  • Ms. Nidhi Agarwal,
    Advisor - Rajasthan Lead, KPMG
Technical Session Chairs (for presentation of research papers)
  • Dr. Manju Nair,
    Area – Human Resource
  • Prof. I. M. Pandey,
    Area – Finance
  • Dr. Piyush K. Sinha,
    Area – Marketing
  • Dr. Sunil Shukla,
    Area – Entrepreneurship and Technology
Valedictory Session

  • Padmabhushan Prof. V. S. Vyas,
    Professor Emeritus, IDS (former Director, IIM, Ahmedabad and Member of Prime Minister’s Economic Council)
    Chief Guest – to distribute awards and deliver the valedictory address
Dr. Upinder Dhar and Dr. Namjae Cho are the Conference Chair and Conference Co–chair respectively.