New Delhi, Feb. 3, 2017: ASM organised the 8th National Conference themed ‘Innovations for Sustainable Business’. The conference served as an interactive forum to discuss contemporary issues and recent trends in business innovations and its role in the dynamic global scenario. Delegates from across India i.e. Delhi, National Capital Region (N.C.R.), Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, U.P., Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu attended the conference and presented their research papers.
Prof. Alok Saklani, Director, ASM, welcomed the guests and wished all the participants a great experience in the conference. Prof. Ashok Ogra, Director Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication, delivered the Conference perspectives, and emphasised on how innovation is synonymous to change and added that it was not the idea but the challenge itself was the key driver of innovation.
Delivering the inaugural address, Prof. Amit Mookerjee, Dean IIM- Lucknow (Noida Campus) challenged the current corporate practices to deal with sustainability issues and hoped that scenario would improve in future if they reoriented their intentions to deal with environmental issues.
The key note address of the Conference was delivered by Mr V.K. Mishra, Director, Lakshmi Energy and Foods Limited. He delved on the challenges and innovations faced by his own company and how at times they innovated and how at times they were thrusted on them. He took lot of real life examples to drive home the need of sustainable innovations. Mr Nanditesh Nilay, Founder, TraNc, emphasised the need of understanding the community in order to bring in innovations.
The Conference proceeding, in book form bearing an ISBN number, was also released on this occasion. Dr. Etinder Pal Singh, Conference Convener, gave the vote of thanks.The inaugural session was followed by the technical sessions wherein the delegates presented their papers on various aspects of Innovation and Sustainability.
Inaugural session of the 8th National Conference
on Innovations for Sustainable Business