Conference

Italy Conference 2015

Milan Marriott Hotel, Milan, Italy witnessed the First European Academic Research Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences organized by SDMIMD, Mysuru and J.A. Alpa Business Research & Publishers., during June 30 & July 1-2, 2015 at Milan. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD delivered a special address on ‘Real Options – A Great Financial Tool with Strategists!’ during the inaugural session of the conference. 
Distinguished invited talks on ‘European Sovereign Debt Crisis - Governance and Recovery: A few thoughts!’ by Dr. Michael Longo of Victoria University, Melbourne and ‘Regaining Economic Momentum through Competitiveness, Technology and Conducive Business Climate: Recent Success Stories!’ by Dr. Elango Rengasamy, The British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, were delivered during the paper presentation session. 

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Read More>

International Conference at Thailand

The International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences (GB15_Thai Conference) organized jointly by J.A. Alpha and SDMIMD was held at Hotel Novotel in the heart of the city of Bangkok, Thailand, during February 20 to 22, 2014. Participants from more than 20 countries took part in the deliberations of the conference. The conference was inaugurated on February 21, 2015 by Dr. Alexis Sergio Esposto, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Dr. Alexis Sergio delivered the keynote address during the inauguration and stressed upon the sustainability aspects of business and environment, and described the challenges facing the world. Dr. June Bernadette D’Souza, Professor, School of Management and Economics, Assumption University of Thailand, Thailand, was the guest of honor, and spoke about the darker issues like child labor, poverty, exploitation of women, pollution, spread of AIDS, and a lack of commitment from the organizations in maintaining the welfare of the people.
Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor, Operations Management, SDM IMD, Mysore, attended the conference representing SDMIMD. Dr. R. Jagadeesh delivered an invited lecture on the topic of “Operations strategies for global competitiveness” in which he described the evolution of operations strategies and illustrated how they have undergone changes in view of the changes in business environment.
In one of the technical session Dr. Jagadeesh presented a paper titled “Performance Assessment and Optimization of Global Supply Chains”.

International Conference on the theme ‘Reviving Economic Growth’

The 3rd International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences on the theme ‘Reviving Economic Growth!’ was organized at Mumbai during December 19 to 21, 2014 in collaboration with J A Alpha. This conference is part of the ongoing agreement between SDMIMD and J A Alpha as regards holding of conferences in various parts of India and abroad. 
 
Mr. Prakash Agarwal, Independent Banker, Finance Expert & CEO, Your Virtual CFO, Mumbai inaugurated the conference and delivered the keynote address. Prof. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, offered felicitations and later delivered a talk on ‘Strategic Issues in Leadership'. The key note address was delivered by Vivek Bansal, President & Country Head, Financial Management of Yes Bank, and a special address was delivered by Prakash Agarwal, founder and CEO of Virtual CFO. 
 
Delegates from countries viz., Jordan, Iran, UAE, Oman, Qatar, U.S, South Africa, New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand and Mauritius presented the papers on the conference theme during the technical sessions. About 45 papers were presented in the Conference.

3rd International HR Conference 2014

The 3rd International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace was held on December 5 & 6, 2014 at the Institute Campus. Mr. Swaminathan Santhanam, CEO, Adrenalin eSystems Limited, was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural function and delivered the Keynote address. Mr. Swaminathan emphasized the significance of networking in organizations and opined that Social networking and collaborative networking would be the key to success for the future-oriented companies.
 

Corporate & Academic Meet @ CSR Conference

A 2-Day Conference on “Corporate Social Responsibility – Approaches and Practices for Inclusive Growth” was organized by SDMIMD during November 13 & 14, 2014. The conference provided a platform for academics, practitioners, researchers and students to deliberate and reflect on issues pertaining to CSR strategies and building socially responsible businesses . More than 50 papers were presented at the conference.
Mr. J.P. Haran, Managing Director, Tata Consulting Engineering, the Chief Guest and keynotespeaker for the inaugural session of the Conference said that CSR activity would contribute in minimizing risk in business and corporates must take forward the social activity. Mr. Haran urged the participants to contribute 2% of their profit for CSR activity to support those in need. Eminent personalities who graced the conference as speakers and panelists were: Ms. Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC; Ms. Priti Parekh, Senior Managing Director, CopalAmba; Dr. B.R. Pai, Vijaya Foundation; Mr. Joseph Sunil, Tata Consultancy Services; and, Dr. L.H. Manjunath, Executive Director, SKDRDPMr. E.S. Chakravarthy, Centre Head, Bangalore, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), delivered the valedictory address.