World Innovation Patent Conclave 2022

Delhi, Aug 26, 2022: Apeejay School of Management (ASM) organised a two-day World Innovation Patent Conclave 2022, on 26th & 27th August 2022. An elite panel of dignitaries and academicians across the country were invited to discuss and create awareness about Intellectual Property (IP), during the conclave.

The panel members discussed about the research publications, challenges in publications, patent filing and copyright process. They also highlighted the importance of data and ethical values in research.

The purpose of the World Innovation Patent Conclave 2022 was to enlighten the students about the process of filing a patent, its relevance, and address the common challenges faced while filing patent like how to make a draft, how many days it takes in acceptance and then the grant.

Dr. Alka Munjal, Director, ASM, deliberated on quality research and ethics in publication. She discussed about the modern and old era of publication.

Dr. Ramesh Chandra Panda, Chief Scientist at WeGrow and an international patent holder said, “Innovation means you have to define the problem statement with solutions. Repetition is not allowed in research practices. We have to look for novelty. When you are developing theories, take care of citation and bibliography. Make learning a habit if you want to be the best. Learning is earning.”

The grand two-day conclave concluded with an award ceremony to honor researchers. The event organisers and student volunteers were also awarded certificates of appreciation.

13th National Conference on Business Research, Innovation and Technology (BRIT-2022)

The 13th National Conference on Business Research, Innovation and Technology (BRIT-2022) was organised by Apeejay School of Management (ASM), Dwarka, New Delhi on 24 June 2022.

Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Deputy Director, ASM gave the opening remarks and delivered the welcome address. He mentioned that new crises with no past give rise to new business models. This is applicable to the education sector also, where the education will continue to be delivered in hybrid mode.

Dr. Mahadeo P. Jaiswal, Founding Director, IIM Sambalpur, Professor (Information Management) and Dean – School of Design Thinking, Innovation and The Digital Economy, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon was the keynote speaker from academia.

The conference received an overwhelming response with delegates and participants participating from all over the country and overseas. Entries for participation in the conference were received from institutions across India.

11th International Conference on Management Practices & Research

Delhi, May 12, 2022: Apeejay School of Management (ASM) organised the 11th International Conference on Management Practices and Research in collaboration with EM Normandie Business School, France, and Chittagong Independent University, Bangladesh.

The conference's theme was 'Changing Dynamics in Management and Leadership Post- Pandemic.' Senior academicians and research scholars from countries like Tunisia, Morocco, France, Bangladesh, the USA, and India presented 27 research papers spread over four technical sessions in Finance, HR, Marketing, and General Management.

Dr. Alka Munjal, Director, ASM, welcomed the delegates. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Munjal said that the conference theme 'Changing Dynamics in Management and Leadership Post Pandemic' is likely to trigger a meaningful discourse on how the organisations are moving forward despite all odds.

Introducing the theme, Conference Convener Dr. Shweta Jha mentioned that the organisations had shown exceptional resilience in coping with the unprecedented crisis and adopted an entirely fresh approach to lead their people and manage their resources in the post-pandemic phase.

Delivering a keynote address, Dr. Sylvaine CASTELLANO, Professor, Dean of Research, EM Normandie Business School, France, emphasised that the pandemic had forced human beings to bring sustainability to the centre stage of corporate strategy as well as public policy.

2nd BDA Conference

Delhi, November 12, 2021: ASM organised a virtual conference on Business Data Analytics on 12th November 2021. The conference was inaugurated by Dr Alka Munjal, Director, ASM and she emphasised that management education 2.0 is all about integrating Business Data Analytics into our teaching and learning so that our students are industry-ready. Today’s manager is aided and supported by Data Analytics. In his opening remarks, Prof. Samuel Fosso Wamba, Head of The Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence & Business Analytics at TBS Business School, France said that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be applied to tackle social, humanitarian, and environmental challenges. He said though India is among the top 10 countries in the list of most productive and influential countries in AI research, there’s a lot that needs to be done. Talking about the evolution of AI research from 1975 to 2014, he remarked that research in AI during this period was limited to machine learning and data mining. However, from 2015 to 2019, extensive research has been conducted in the domains of AI like deep learning, neural network, big data, convolutional neural network, data mining, the internet of things, natural language processing, classification reinforcement learning, robotics, image processing, etc.

Taking the discussion further, Mr Tarun Vats, Technology Consultant at EY talked about how industry functions such as forecasting, customer preferences, supply chain optimization, improved scheduling, and improved talent hiring, are being transformed by AI.

Parallel paper presentations on the conference tracks were organised by Dr. Anchal Gupta (Convener) and Prof. Anuj Kumar (Co-convener) along with the session chair(s) - Dr. Anoop Pandey, Dr. Amrinder Singh, Dr. Samarendra Nath Sur, Prof. Kamal Kishore, and Dr. Shalini Vermani. The best paper presentations were awarded to Dr. Purvi Pujari, Ms. Udhay Rekha, and Mr. Siddharth Sahu.

The conference concluded with a vote of thanks by Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Deputy Director, ASM.

International Conference on Circular Economy, Management and Industry 4.0

Delhi, Oct 22, 2021: Apeejay School of Management (ASM), New Delhi, in collaboration with Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management Studies and Research (BVIMSR), Navi organised a two-day International Conference on 21st and 22nd of October 2021, sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The theme of the Conference was 'Circular Economy, Management, and Industry 4.0 leading towards Sustainability'. It was a hybrid conference with attendees present both online and onsite with more than 100+ participants from all over the globe.

Day-one started with the offline inauguration ceremony by lighting the lamp followed by Saraswati Vandana. In the beginning, Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Director, ASM, gave the welcome address and shared his exemplary remarks and current trends about the theme of the Conference. He talked about how Indians are practicing sustainable living and what more can be done to address the current challenges that our country is facing as a result of the pandemic in adopting Industry 4.0. Prof Kamal Kishore, Dean, ASM, shared the theme of the conference wherein he talked about the financial implications of the circular economy and the benefits that Industry 4.0 can bring to various industries. Prof. Anuj Kumar, Convener of the Conference, spoke about the deliberations of the two days and highlighted the overwhelming response received by the Conference from all parts of the country and across the globe making it truly a global conference. This was followed by paper presentations by researchers in the offline mode.

The online inaugural was conducted on Zoom for all participants presenting papers in the online mode. Parallel paper presentation tracks were run on multiple online platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Google Meet where over 40 papers were presented.

Day-one was concluded by a riveting panel discussion on the topic 'Reflection on Circular Economy and Industry 4.0 leading towards Sustainability' which lasted for about an hour. Panelists were Mr. Joe Houghton, Assistant Professor, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Dublin, Ireland, Dr. Ishita Adhikari, Apeejay School of Management, Dwarka, Delhi, Dr. Anviti Gupta Professor (Psychology), School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sharda University, U.P. and Dr. Mona Sinha, Program Director, Emirates College for Management and Information Technology, Dubai.

Day-two was entirely dedicated to online paper presentations by participants all over the globe where they presented their point of view and themes related to the conference title. This was followed by the much-awaited Guest of Honour speech by Dr. Esther Tippman, Professor, Strategy, Leadership and Change, National University of Ireland, Galway. The day was concluded by the valedictory ceremony where all the participants were thanked for being a part of this international conference and making it a huge success. Five best papers were also declared during the Conference that was closed with wonderful feedback from the panelists, track session judges, and researchers.