International Conference : Innovations in Technology- A Roadmap for Achieving Global Competitveness (ICT-2K16) @ GLBIMR on September 10, 2016
Under the edifying guidance of Mr. Pankaj Agrawal, Vice Chairman, GLBIMR and Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research organized International Conference on “Innovations in Technology: A Roadmap for Achieving Global Competitiveness (ICIT-2K16)” on September 10, 2016, Saturday, which was attended by more than 300 participants from more than 20 countries like USA, Germany, Egypt, Romania, SriLanka, Kenya, UAE, Thailand, Ghana and many more providing an ‘academic – industry interface’ for generating intellectually stimulating discussions.
The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Mr. V.K Dubey, Managing Director, Continental Carbon India Limited, Ghaziabad and the keynote speaker was Mr. Ashish Patel, Director, Morgan Franklin Consulting McLean Virginia, USA.
The ICIT-2K16 was addressed by Guests of Honor like Dr. Dietrich Kebschull, Chairman of IGEP, Dr. Rishi Raj Singh-International Training Program Director, NIESBUD, Mr. Anil Khaitan- Vice President, PHD Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Anup Mandal-Chief Technology Officer, HT Media Ltd, Mr. Hashan Haputhanthri- Head of Marketing, TVSL, Sri Lanka, Dr. Sanjiva Dubey, Former Asia Pacific Delivery Executive, IBM Global Account, IBM and Mr. Kamalendu Bali, Director-Solutions, Concentrix. The ceremony started with the ceremonial lamp lighting and presenting floral greetings to the guests.
Mr. Pankaj Agarwal while delivering the welcome address to the delegates, explained the importance of International Conference and highlighted the significance of Innovations in Technology. Mr. Agarwal highlighted that a firm’s dynamic capability is rooted in its ability to drive innovation and one should always plan innovation to sustain for long term in the market.
Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General welcomed the Chief Guest, Keynote speaker, Expert Speakers, Academicians, Research Scholars, Industry delegates across the globe to the intellectual platform of ICIT2k16. She elucidated the importance of Innovation in Technology. She quoted that “there is no dearth of innovation in country but the areas of excellence are just like islands, leading to the urgency that innovation and inclusivity should go hand in hand. Also, for India to register its presence globally, we should not only be the user of innovation but the creator of innovation”. Dr. Makkar expressed her gratitude towards intellectuals who participated whole heartedly in this initiative of GLBIMR.
The International journal of GLBIMR ‘Optimization Journal of Research in Management’ was also launched on this platform.
The International Conference (ICIT-2K16) provided a global forum through 4 concurrent technical sessions where more than 100 Research papers had been presented revolving around the theme. Few selected papers will be published in more than 10 Refereed International and National Journals with ISSN number and an Edited Book with ISBN number in coming days. The research papers will also be published in next theme based issue of International Journal of GLBIMR ‘Optimization Journal of Research in Management’.
This international conference has set a new mark for GLBIMR in its achievements. Congratulations to GLBIMR Team for this great show of team spirit and camaraderie!!