About the Conference

Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management, Ghaziabad is organising the International Conference on Emerging Business and Economic Challenges (ICEBEC 2022) during November 15-16, 2022. ICEBEC 2022 aims at bringing together leading corporate practitioners, researchers, data scientists, and scholars to exchange their experiences, learning and research related to the aspects of Technological Innovation in Business Operations, Management, Global Economic Sustainability, Social Architecture, Business Transformation through start-ups, MSME fundings and Humanity Perspective with the application of emerging trends in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science.

During ICEBEC 2022 the research community, academicians & industry experts will be exposed to a premier interdisciplinary platform for learning the applicability and impact of next-generation technological innovation used in Business Management, Data Science, Global Economy and Social Science.

Further, the International Conference will provide an opportunity to enhance collaboration among researchers, academicians & industry experts not only from the various parts of the country and rest of the world. The ICEBEC 2022 will consist of the keynote, plenary, invited talks and parallel contributed technical presentation sessions.

About AKGIM

AKGIM offers Two Year Full Time MBA programme approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi and affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, U.P. The programme is certified by BSI of United Kingdom. The programme aims at transforming young graduates into successful and effective managers. The prime focus of the Course is to prepare professionals who would take up leadership positions in organizations across industry, government sector and NGOs. The programme has been designed to equip youngsters with the basic set of knowledge, skills and aptitude that would be required of them in corporate/non-corporate organizations. The programme aims at providing young, thinking minds the power to shape their paths and influence change. Depth of understanding, analytical rigor, and independence of thought, commitment, cooperation, competition, integrity and innovation are the core values instilled in each individual who graduates from the institute. All this is achieved through a well-crafted set of curricular and extra-curricular activities, delivered by a mix of experts from academia and industry.

Travel and Accommodation

How to get to Ghaziabad?

Ghaziabad is a part of India's National Capital Region. The best way to reach Ghaziabad is via Delhi. The town is located at a distance of 55 KMs from India Gandhi International Airport and 30 KMs from New Delhi railway station.

It is well served via road and rail links. Delhi is well connected through rail and air from any part of India and the world. Prepaid taxis can also be availed from the airport/railway station to Ghaziabad.

Accommodation:

You may stay in the following Hotels in the city:

1. Radisson Blu Hotel, Kaushambi Delhi NCR

H-3, Sector14, Ghaziabad, 201010, India

2. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Sahibabad, Distt Ghaziabad (U.P.)

64, 6, Sahibabad Industrial Area Site 4, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201010•0120 418 0000

3. Hotel Country Inn.

64/6, Site-IV, UP Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, India Contact No. 91-120-4180000

E-mail: reservations@cissahibabad.in

4. Hotel Krishna Sagar, 27th K.M. Stone, Main Hapur Road,

Dasna, Ghaziabad, 201001

5. Hotel Royal Regency

Ambedkar Road, Ghaziabad, India Contact No. 91-120-4388800, Fax No.91-120-2795771

E-mail: royalregency@gmail.com

Call for Paper

ICEBEC 2022, International Conference on Emerging Business and Economic Challenges aims to bring together leading corporate practitioners, data scientists, eminent researchers, and academic scholars to exchange their experiences, learning, and research related to all aspects of Technological Innovation in Business Operations, Management, Global Economic Sustainability, Social Architecture, Business Transformation through start-ups, MSME funding and Humanity Perspective with the application of emerging trends in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science.

We take this opportunity to share that AKGIM Ghaziabad is one of the trusted Business Schools in India. AKGIM offers Two Year Full Time MBA programme approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi and affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, U.P. The programme is certified by BSI of United Kingdom. The programme aims at transforming young graduates into successful and effective managers. The prime focus of the Course is to prepare professionals who would take up leadership positions in organizations across industry, government sector and NGOs. The programme has been designed to equip youngsters with the basic set of knowledge, skills and aptitude that would be required of them in corporate/non-corporate organizations. The programme aims at providing young, thinking minds the power to shape their paths and influence change. Depth of understanding, analytical rigor, and independence of thought, commitment, cooperation, competition, integrity and innovation are the core values instilled in each individual who graduates from the institute. All this is achieved through a well-crafted set of curricular and extra-curricular activities, delivered by a mix of experts from academia and industry.

We cordially invite you, your colleagues and friends to participate and present their ideas at this International Conference. Also, we solicit your cooperation in circulating this conference information amongst your friends in academia and the industry who have research interests and inclination to abreast themselves with the latest developments. All the Presenters will be having an opportunity for contesting the best paper awards. Further, Select papers would also have an opportunity for publication in ABDC, SCOPUS, Web of Science and peer-reviewed journals and the special issue of the Journal of AKGIM – AAYAAM (A peer reviewed bi annual journal, indexed in ProQuest and listed in Cabell’s Directory, USA).

The details of the conference sub-themes and submission guidelines are given below.

1. Emerging Trends in Business Transformation

2. Data-Driven Analytics and Business Management

3. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Cyber Securities

4. Social and Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship

5. Role of MSME Start-Ups & Funding in Business Development

6. Challenges and Development in Marketing

7. Emerging Trends in Finance

8. Technological Applications and Development in Human Resource Management

9. Innovations in Operation Management

10. Changing Landscape of International Trade & Self Reliance

11. Emerging Dynamics in International Business

12. Blue Ocean way to growth dimensions

Program Schedule

Coming Soon

Submission Deadlines

Activity
Deadline
Abstract Submission Deadline 10th September 2022
Acceptance of Abstract 15th September 2022
Full Paper Submission Deadline 20th September 2022
Acceptance of Full Paper 30th September 2022
Last Date of Registration 10th October 2022
Conference 15th -16th November 2022

Themes

1. Emerging Trends in Business Transformation

• New Business Development and its Challenges

• Market Creation for Innovative Products

• Impact of COVID-19 on digital transformation

• Drives and key trends of digital transformation

• Blockchainin Technology

• 5G and IoT. 5G

• Software 2.0

• Hyperautomation

• Everything as a Service (XaaS)

2. Data-Driven Analytics and Business Management

• Big Data Applications, Business Intelligence

• Cloud Computing, Quantum Computing

• Complexity and Algorithms

• Data Engineering and Architecture

• Data Mining Applications

• Data Visualization, Data Warehousing and Security

• Data Processing for Networks, Data Clustering

3. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Cyber Securities

• Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

• Supervised and Unsupervised Learning

• Natural Language Processing

• Cyber-Physical Systems

• Cyber Security

• Generative AI

4. Social and Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship

• Role of Educational Institute in Social Innovation

• Institutional change and sustainable development

• Green reporting

• ESG investments

• Social capital, Corporate Social Responsibility

• Social impact measurement

• Approaches to Foster Social Innovation

• Small/family business management, intra/entrepreneurship

• Government policy on entrepreneurship

• Economic sensitivity

5. Role of MSME Start-Ups & Funding in Business Development

• Applications of technology in Start-Ups

• Policy-making for sustainable development

• Innovation and Product Development

• Known and Siltent Technologies

• Environmental policy

• Public electric transport

6. Challenges and Development in Marketing

• Focusing on a new consumer segment

• Social Media Management and Marketing

• Conversational Marketing

• Search Engine Optimization

• Influencer marketing

• Content Marketing and Digital Copywriting

• Omni-channel tracking

• Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)

• Significance of ‘S-commerce’ or social commerce in the world.

• Rural market emerging as the next big target for business growth.

• Gratification marketing.

• Changing Consumer behaviour

• COVID-19 impact on Marketing mix

• Applications of Marketing Analytics.

7. Emerging Trends in Finance

• Indian Financial System in New Economic Scenario

• Financial Markets- Challenges and Opportunities

• COVID 19 Impact on Economic Activities

• Digital Innovations in Business and Economy

• Mutual Funds, Insurance and Other Financial Services

• Banking, Micro-financing and Financial Inclusion

• Sustainable Finance and Practices

• Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

• Financial Literacy &Behavioral Financial

• Entrepreneurship & Family Business

• FINTECH-Financial Technologies

• Financial inclusion, Financial stability, Financial innovation

• Sustainable finance and Green Accounting

• Changes in corporate governance regulations and structures

• Applications of Financial Analytics.

8. Technological Applications and Development in Human Resource Management

• Digitalization in HR

• HR Analytics

• Technology and Innovations in HR

• Impact of AI on HR

• Change Management and Managing human capital

• Employee Experience & Engagement

• Ethics, Values, Trust and Conflict Resolution

• Leadership and new normal

• Boundaryless organization –challenges and opportunities

• HRM Policies and Practices for responding Disruptive Innovations

• Importance of employees’ wellbeing post COVID era

• Challenges of performance appraisal in hybrid working

• Gig employment and organizational commitment

• Employee development in remote working.

• Applications of HR Analytics.

• Applications of People Analytics.

9. Innovations in Operation Management

• Flexibility inclusive and sustainable industrialization

• Innovations In Product And Service Design

• Foster Innovations In Operations Management

• Big Data Analytics To Identify Changes In Customer Preferences For Products And Services

• Crisis Leadership, Organisational Resiliency

• Adapting To Contactless Manufacturing, Storage, Handling And Delivery

• Adapting To Contactless Services- Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

• Business Continuity, Its Planning And Professional Practices

• Major Disruptions In Agriculture And Supply Chain of Farm Produce, Aerospace and Satellite Communication Industry

• Industry 4.0, 5.0

• Applications of Supply Chain Analytics.

10. Changing Landscape of International Trade & Self Reliance

• Future of Trade Negotiations

• Industry Dynamics in the Times of Geopolitical Uncertainty

• Changing Landscape of Global Supply Chains

• Global Uncertainty and Portfolio risk management

• Regulatory Barriers in International Trade

• Trade Finance Sustainability

• Structural dynamics and Mediums of Exchange (Crypto Currency, Alternate Payment Systems)

• Trade Secrets and Innovation

• Self Relinace and International Implications

11. Emerging Dynamics in International Business

• Innovation Gaps and Trade opportunities

• Labour Productivity and Employment

• Automation, Trade and Economic Development

• Debt-Sustainability & Macro-Finance

• E-commerce and the Digital Economy

• Ethics in Business

12. Blue Ocean way to growth dimensions

• Creating new market space

• Mapping the competition

• Creating and capturing the new demand

• Breaking the value-cost tradeoff

• Alignment of systems for differentiation and low cost.

 

Conference Highlights and Publication Opportunities

1. Best Paper Award: All the Delegates who will present their papers will be having an opportunity for contesting the best paper     awards. Three Best paper award of Rs 15000/-, Rs 10,000/- & Rs 5000/- will be given for ICEBEC-2022. A panel of jury, consisting     of renowned academicians and corporate experts will decide on the best paper award in each track.

2. Exclusive Students Presentation Track: A dedicated technical session will be organized for all the student's submissions of the     research paper. A separate Best paper award will be conferred to the best paper presentation of all students’ presentation.

3. Publication in Journal

    I. The quality papers will be published in the special issue of the Journal of AKGIM – AAYAM (A peer reviewed bi annual journal,     indexed in ProQuest and listed in Cabell’s Directory, USA) with ISSN .

  II. Select papers would be forwarded for the final publication in the ABDC, Scopus, Web of Science Journals (Additional     processing fee (if any) would be borne by the contributor/s)

   We have entered into a collaboration with following journals for publication of selected full-length papers and are exploring the     possibility of tie-ups with more journals for selected papers. This list will be updated as and when tie-ups are finalized.

   1. International Journal of Quality and Innovation – Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland

   2. International Journal of Business and Data Analytics - Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland

4. Participation as Delegate: Delegates who will participate but not present their papers will get a “Certificate of participation”.

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Please submit your abstract and full paper on icebec-2022@akgim.edu.in as per the instructions given below.


  • • Manuscripts will be accepted in electronic format only on given Email.
  • • A separate page should include an informative title, name(s), affiliations, address(es) of Institute/Organization, corresponding   address, email id(s), contact no(s) of all authors
  • • Please do not indicate author(s) name, affiliation, or any other such information in the manuscripts elsewhere
  • • The abstract should be of 200-300 words followed by a list of 5-6 keywords which are to be written in alphabetical order
  • • The manuscript should be of 2500-3000 words approximately, excluding tables, graphs & charts
  • • All text should be in 1.5 space with 1-inch margins on all the sides on A4 size paper using the Font
  • • Times New Roman of size 12
  • • Times New Roman of size 12
  • • All charts, graphs, pictures should be drawn and labelled legibly in MS Word
  • • References should be arranged in alphabetical order and as per the APA (American Psychological Association) Guidelines. It is   imperative to ensure that all works cited in the text are included in the References section.
  • • All manuscripts would be checked for plagiarism.
  • • Footnotes should be avoided, but any short, succinct notes making a specific point may be placed in number order following the   alphabetical list of references.
  • • References should be made only to works that are published, accepted for publication (not merely "submitted"), or available through   libraries or institutions. Any other source should be qualified by a note regarding availability.

The details of the registration fee are as follows:

Category
Amount
Academician
₹3000
Industry/Corporate Professional
₹3000
Research Scholar and Students
₹2000
Foreign Delegates
USD125

The registration fee will include the payment for the conference kit, lunch, refreshment and copy of proceedings. The registration fee should be paid through NEFT as per the following details:

Beneficiary Name Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management
Name of the Bank Bank of Baroda, Clock Tower, Ghaziabad
Account Number 21330100008125
IFSC Code BARB0TRDGHA

After making the payment, the same should be updated at google form (link given below): https://forms.gle/rRJUMY6DFqxeE6vi7

1. Prof (Dr.) Macario G. Gayeta, EdD, CRiT, PhD IHTM, Graduate School Professor, Center for International Education, Philippine   Christian University & Officer-in-Charge & Dean of Professional Studies Management Institute Development Academy and     Seminary (MIDAS) Philippines & Thailand campuses.


  • 2. Arch G. Woodside, Professor of Marketing, Boston College, Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality     Research and Advances in Business Marketing and purchasing annual book series (Emerald Publishing).

  • 3. Prof Elias Hadjielias, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

  • 4. Klaus Subtil, Lehrbeauftrager, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) Mosbach

  • 5. Gp Capt (Dr) R.K. Agarwal, Director General, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad

  • 6. Dr Vishal Talwar, Professor of Marketing and Director at IMT Ghaziabad.

  • 7. Dr Jane Menzies, Senior Faculty, University of Sunshine Coast , Australia

  • 8. Dr Shiv S Tripathi, Assistant Professor - Strategy Area, Faculty-in-charge: PGDM-BM Assistant Professor - Strategy Area,     Faculty-in-charge: PGDM-BM Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.

  • 9. Dr Aman Srivastava, Professor of Finance, International Management Institute – IMI, New Delhi

  • 10. Mr Abhay Srivastava, Regional Sales Head Surehab/ Managing sales & operation of North.

Patron and Conference Chair

Dr TR Pandey
Dr TR Pandey

Director, AKGIM, Ghaziabad, India

Conference Co-chairs

Dr Vidhi Agrawal

Associate Professor, AKGIM, Ghaziabad

Dr Ritesh Singhal
Dr Ritesh Singhal

Associate Professor, AKGIM, Ghaziabad

Prof Ankit Garg
Prof Ankit Garg

Assistant Professor, AKGIM, Ghaziabad

    • Dr Vidhi Agrawal
      Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management, Ghaziabad
      27th K.M Stone, NH—24, Delhi Hapur Bypass Road,
      Adhyatmik Nagar, Ghaziabad- 201 009
      Mobile No. +91-9045553701

      E-mail: icebec-2022@akgim.edu.in

      Website: www.akgim.edu.in

    • Dr Ritesh Singhal
      Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management, Ghaziabad
      27th K.M Stone, NH—24, Delhi Hapur Bypass Road,
      Adhyatmik Nagar, Ghaziabad- 201 009
      Mobile No. +91-8285931964

      E-mail: icebec-2022@akgim.edu.in

      Website: www.akgim.edu.in

    • Prof Ankit Garg
      Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management, Ghaziabad
      27th K.M Stone, NH—24, Delhi Hapur Bypass Road,
      Adhyatmik Nagar, Ghaziabad- 201 009
      Mobile No. +91-7017874694

      E-mail: icebec-2022@akgim.edu.in

      Website: www.akgim.edu.in

Industry Partners: Sri Ram Pistons, IIFE, TIFAC CORE-AKGEC, AKGEC Skills Foundation

Media Partners: Business World, Indian Express, Open Magazine

Academic Partner: Baden-Wiirttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) Heilbronn, Germany

Association Partners: GMA