Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior organized 9th International Conference in collaboration with Indian Economic Association on “Measure, Manage & Facilitate Change to Harness Organizational Potential” during Jan. 6-8, 2018. The members of the Core committee were Prof. Chanda Gulati (Organizing Secretary), Dr. RPS Kaurav & Prof. Himani Saxena.
Inaugural Ceremony was held on 6/1/18 wherein Chief guest and presiding officer was Prof. Lovely Sharma (Vice Chancellor, Raja ManSingh Tomar Music & Arts University, Gwalior), Guest of Honor was Prof. BK Mohanty, IIM-L, Special Guest were Prof. Sanjay Sehgal, Dept. of Financial Studies, University of Delhi, Dr. Robert L. Williams, Sigmund Weis School of Business, Susquehanna University, US and Keynote Speaker, Prof. Dogan Gursoy, Washington State University, USA. Dr. Davish Jain, Chairman Governing Body, Dr. S.S. Bhakar (Conference Chairman) were also present on the dais.
The Institute Conferred Life time Achievement Award on Prof. BK Mohanty and Management excellence award on Prof. Sanjay Sehgal. The institute felicitated Dr. Shailja Bhakar for completing 10 years in the institute, and Dr. Sonal Saxena for completing her PhD in year 2017.
Dignitaries on the dias unveiled 9th International Conference Edited Book (Volume I), Souvenir of the 9th Int. Conference, Release of Tenth International conference, Brochure, National Case Writing Workshop Brochure, National RMW Brochure, Spandan 2018 Brochure
Overall we received 230 abstracts and more than 200 research papers. Overall 20 International delegates registered themselves from US, South Africa, Bangladesh, Turkey, Tanzania, Australia, Sri Lanka, and Egypt , more than 212 delegates registered for the conference across the country.
The academicians and business executives from various Institutions across the globe like Manakau University, Australia, University of Chittagong Bangladesh., University of Comilla, Bangladesh, Akdeniz University Turkey, North West University, South Africa, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Texas Tech University, US and Ain Shams University, Egypt, Utkal University, Manipal University Jaipur, University of Jammu, Devi Ahiliya University,Indore, Madhya Pradesh, Modi Institute of Management & Technology Kota, Rajasthan, BHU, Sikkim University, Calcutta Business School, Gitarattan International Business School, Rohini, Delhi , Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Raisan, University of Burdwan, Amity University Gwalior MP, Hari Singh Gour University Sagar, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Shri vaishnav Vidhya peeth vishwavidhyalaya, BITS PILLANI, kakatiya UNIversity , JD Birla Isntitiye, University of Rajasthan, AISECT University, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore A.M.U. Aligarh, North Eastern University, Shillong and many more participated in this Conference. In all 230 abstracts and more than 188 full-length research papers were received across the globe.
Technical session I, II and III were scheduled from 1:15pm to 3: 30 pm on 06/01/18 Session I i.e. Best Phd Contest was chaired by Dr. Sanjay Sehgal, and the other panelists were Dr. Dogan Gursoy and Prof. J L Gupta. Technical Session II of Information Technology was Chaired by Dr. D N Goswami, Co session Chair was Dr. Chandrakant Sharma and Keynote Speaker was Dr. Jagdish Bansal. Technical Session III of Human Resource Management was chaired by Dr. Monika Prakash , co chaired by Dr. Somesh Dhamija along with Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeevan Jyoti, Technical session 4 , 5, 6 and 7th were scheduled from 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm, Technical session IV of Finance was chaired by Prof. Sumat Agarwal and Keynote speaker was Dr. Preeti Singh. Technical Session V on General Management was chaired by Prof. J P Verma, Co-Session Chair was Dr. Ravinder Rena and Keynote speaker was Dr. Aruna Dhamija. Technical session VI on Marketing Management was chaired by Dr. Nimit Chowdhary, Co-chaired by Dr. Timira Shukla and Keynote speaker was Dr. Kanwaljit Kaur. Last session VII on Economics was chaired by Dr. S K Shukla, co-chaired by Dr. AKS Tomar and keynote speaker was Dr. Bishawjit Chandra Deb.
DAY II i.e. January 7, 2018 in all 5 sessions were scheduled. Technical Session 8, 9 and 10 were scheduled form 10:00am to 12:00 noon. Technical Session VIII was on Financial Management chaired by Dr. Samta Jain, co chaired by Dr. AKM Tafzal and Dr. Vishal K Vyas and Keynote speaker was Dr. Vijay Saini. Technical Session IX was on Human Resource Management chaired by Dr. Harsh Dwivedi, co chaired by Dr. Ruby Dwivedi and Dr. G Geethanjali and keynote speaker was Dr. Kavita Indapurkar . Technical Session X was on Marketing Management chaired by Dr. Rajendra Sahu and Keynote speaker was Dr. Robert L. Williams. Technical Session XI, XII & XIII were scheduled form 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Technical Session XI was on General Management chaired by Prof. S K Singh, co chaired by Dr. Sanjeev Gupta and Keynote Speaker was Dr. Hebatallah Adam.Technical Session XII was on Economics, Session Chair was Prof. A K Bajpayee, Co-session Chair- Dr. D K Asthana and Keynote Speaker was Dr. Indu Varshney. Last Technical Session for Best paper Contest was chaired by Prof. Yogesh Upadhyay and co-chaired by Prof. K. Ahuja.
Valedictory ceremony was scheduled on 7/1/18. Hon’ble Chief guest of the occasion was Prof. R D Bhardwaj (Vice Chancellor ABV- Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, Guest of Honor Prof. Ravinder Rena North Western University, , South Africa, Guest of Honor, Mr. Rajesh Chandra (VP, GCPL) and Special Guest, Ms. Helena Williams, Co-founder, Markdom Associates, Conference Chairman Dr S.S. Bhakar, Director PIMG. The Certificate of merit were given to all the Best PhD participants and for Best Paper Contest, Certificate of Merit and trophy were awarded to Dr. Anshika Agarwal & Shivam Dolhey.
Day three i.e. 8/1/18, the institute organized Full day Agra Excursion tour wherein all registered faculty delegates and guest accompanied. The tour was coordinated by Prof. CK Dantre along with Dr. Sneha Rajput and Prof. Brahmanand Sharma, escorted the trip. The Agra visit made the conference a more memorable with never ever ending memories.