|1||National Conference||31st January - 1st February, 2020||$ Five Trillion Emerging Indian Economy – A Road Map|
On the eve of the Budget presentation by our honourable Finance Minister, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, the School of Management, at IUU has organised a two day National Conference on the current topic occupying a lot of media attention. "$ Five Trillion, Emerging Indian Economy – A Road Map". Ms. Harleen Kaur, Assistant Professor, SoM welcomed the gathering. Prof. Gautam Sinha, Vice Chancellor, in his introductory remarks emphasized the role of youth in building a $ 5 trillion economy.Prof. Ravikesh Srivatsava, Pro Vice Chancellor and Conference Chair, delivered the welcome address and spoke of opportunities available in five key areas: Agriculture, Demand, Innovation, Bottom of the Pyramid, Employment generation and skill development.
Overall there were 59 papers with 37 external papers, and 22 internal papers. One international paper was from the Kingdom of Bahrain. Twenty-nine institutions participated in the Conference. On the whole, the event ended on a cheerful note, with the announcement of the forthcoming International Conference on the theme “The Age of Digital Transformation- Impact of Emerging Technologies in Marketing” on 18th – 19th December 2020, in collaboration with NASMEI, US.
|1||National Interdisciplinary Conference||March 8, 2019||Challenging the Status Quo: Gendered Empowerment and Change.|
School of Hospitality Management and School of Liberal Arts celebrated International Women's Day, 2019 by jointly hosting a highly successful one day National Interdisciplinary Conference “Challenging the Status Quo: Gendered Empowerment and Change." The event brought together academics industry professionals, researchers and students from diverse disciplines and fields across the curriculum in a series of well attended sessions on Gender and the Professions, Gender and Culture, and Empowerment.
The inaugural keynote addresses were given by Prof. Amita Kapoor of Delhi University and Major(Retd.) Geeta Gawali of Ananda in the Himalayas. The keynote speaker were ably supported in an energized panel discussion by Dr. Juhi Garg of UPES, Ms. Anvita Kishore of Antara Senior Living and rising young researcher Ms. Damini Pant.
The valedictory address was delivered by the Chief Guest by Ms. Nivedita Kukreti, IPS, SSP Dehradun who urged the young audience become aware not only of their rights but also their responsibility for building a gender-balanced society in the future.