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International Conference on Innovation and Sustainable Business Practices in the Digital Era (ICISD’24)

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Important Dates

March 5, 2024

Full paper Submission Deadline

March 15, 2024

Notification of Full Paper Acceptance

March 25, 2024

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April 5 and 6, 2024

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About ICISD’24

International Conference on Innovation and Sustainable Business Practices in the Digital Era (ICISD’24)

VIT-AP is organizing ICISD'24, the 1st International Conference in collaboration with the University of Newcastle, Australia and the International Institute for Better Futures (IBF) on 5th & 6th April 2024. The conference's theme is “Innovation and Sustainable Business Practices in the Digital Era.” This conference aims to create a global forum for exchanging research findings and useful knowledge gleaned from qualitative, theoretical and empirical research and creative ideas. Researchers, students and practitioners are invited to submit research-focused papers related to the theme of ICISD'24. The conference highlights the following main themes and sub-themes, and paper submissions in any connected field or within these categories are encouraged.

  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • IT and Operations
  • OB and HR
  • Sustainability and Corporate Governance
  • Sub Themes of ICISD

  • Sustainability and Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing and Marketing Analytics
  • Product and Brand Management
  • Retail and Distribution Management
  • Social and Public Service Marketing
  • Marketing Measurement Model and Methods
  • Innovation in Marketing
  • Disruptive marketing and technology
  • Innovative operation techniques and marketing management
  • Green marketing,
  • Marketing analytics,
  • Digital marketing,
  • Social media marketing,
  • Content marketing,
  • Social media marketing,
  • Influencer marketing,
  • Consumer behaviour marketing,
  • Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services in Marketing
  • New Perspectives for the Digital Economy
  • Financial Risk Analytics and Management
  • Cryptocurrency - Financial policy choice, Institutions, and Regulation
  • Application of Block chain and Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Finance, Capital Structure, and Dividend Policy
  • Consumer and Commercial Banking
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Digital Banking and Payment Options
  • Indian Financial system,
  • Crowd Funding,
  • Financial and Commodity Derivatives,
  • Global dynamics of Finance,
  • Financial Literacy,
  • Disruptive innovation,
  • Cryptocurrency and Block chain technology,
  • Entrepreneurship and family business
  • Employee engagement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Recruitment Marketing
  • Internal Marketing
  • Role of Employees in Brand Building Leadership in Disruptive Times
  • Developing Organizational Resilience
  • Fostering Organizational Learning
  • Managing Disruption
  • Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Developing Agile, Adaptive and Alert Organizations
  • Talent Management and Work Resilience
  • Driving Growth through times of Uncertainty
  • Leadership in Disruptive Times
  • Developing Organizational Resilience
  • Fostering Organizational Learning – Managing Disruption
  • Diverse and Inclusive Workplace
  • Developing Agile, Adaptive and Alert Organizations.
  • Talent Management and Work Resilience
  • Driving Growth through times of Uncertainty.
  • Counterfeit Products and supply chain Management
  • Inventory and Warehouse Management
  • Sustainable Operation Management
  • Behavioural Operation Management
  • Reverse Logistics and Network Optimization
  • Sustainable Supply Chain management
  • SCM in the Digital Era
  • Marketing Interface and Operations Management
  • Sustainable Innovation and Technology
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship/ Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability in social media and Information system
  • Sustainable consumption,
  • Sustainability in Banking and Finance
  • Circular Economy
  • Digital business transformation for Sustainable growth
  • Sustainability adoption in production and Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Energy: Renewables (Solar, Hydrogen, Wind)
  • Corporate Sustainability: Sustainability Reporting
  • Gender and Sustainability: Gender Impact Assessment
  • Integrating Sustainability into Information Technology and Business Systems: Sustainable IT and Digital Business Practices.
  • About VIT Group

    Founded in 1984 by the esteemed chancellor, Dr. G. Viswanathan, VIT has evolved under his visionary leadership, attaining University status in 2001. Today, VIT proudly stands with four campuses located in Vellore, Chennai, Amaravati (AP), and Bhopal. We offer an expansive suite of over 86 Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research Programmes, welcoming a vibrant community of more than 50,000 students from 28 Indian states and over 50 countries. Our programs are renowned for attracting a plethora of applications from across the nation and abroad, showcasing the university’s prestigious standing. VIT is distinguished as the FIRST Indian institution to receive a 4 STAR Diamond rating and is celebrated among the top 550 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in five disciplines. Furthermore, it is honored in the Top 250 universities in Asia and the Young University Rankings, alongside being ranked among the top 9 institutions in India by the prestigious Shanghai World University Rankings. In 2019, VIT was recognized as the No.1 private institution for innovation, receiving the ARIIA award from the President of India, a testament to our commitment to excellence in research and innovation. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Shanghai Ranking, 2021, acknowledged VIT amongst the top 10 universities in India. VIT has been conferred the title of Institute of Eminence by the Government of India, a recognition of our overarching excellence in research and innovation. Our programmes have earned accreditation from esteemed bodies such as ABET and the IET, affirming our commitment to global education standards. Consistently ranked among the TOP 20 Best Engineering Institutions in India from 2016-2021 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework ( NIRF ) , VIT continues to set benchmarks in higher education.


    About VIT-AP University

    Initiating its journey in 2017 in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, VIT-AP University has quickly established itself as a burgeoning center of higher education in India. Spanning 100 acres, the University encompasses seven schools that offer 24 Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Ph.D. programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Arts, Languages, Business, and Law. Our campus is a melting pot of culture, hosting over 14000 students and 400+ research scholars from 26 Indian states and six countries, fostering a rich, cosmopolitan campus life. VIT-AP is on an ambitious path towards NAAC accreditation and inclusion in the NIRF. The University places a strong emphasis on internationalization and is keen on marking its presence in QS and other global rankings. Research is a cornerstone of our academic philosophy, evidenced by over 2300 publications in prestigious journals and a remarkable h-index of 39 and I10 index of 280, within just five years of establishment. Our commitment to innovation is further highlighted by the establishment of Centers of Excellence in cutting-edge fields such as Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, and Renewable Energy. In our pursuit of excellence, VITAP University has achieved significant recognition by being awarded three prestigious ISO certifications. These include ISO 21001:2018 for Educational Quality Management System, ISO 50001:2018 for Energy Management System, and ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management System. These certifications underscore our commitment to maintaining the highest standards in educational quality, energy management, and environmental sustainability. Our dedication to creating a sustainable campus has been further recognized with a certificate of excellence for our efforts in establishing green zones, implementing rainwater harvesting, and conducting pollution control activities. This commendation is a testament to our commitment to environmental stewardship and our continuous efforts to enhance our campus’s green footprint. Additionally, the ISO 21001:2018 certification has been specifically awarded to our rankings, accreditation, and quality assurance department, highlighting our adherence to best practices in educational management and quality assurance. This recognition is a reflection of our unwavering commitment to providing a worldclass education and fostering an environment of continuous improvement. For more details about VIT-AP University and our commitment to excellence in education and sustainability, we invite you to visit our official website.

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  • About VIT-AP School of Business (VSB)

    Empowering Future Leaders: The VIT-AP School of Business (VSB) stands at the forefront of educational excellence, with a visionary mission to nurture the leaders of tomorrow, capable of addressing the complex challenges and seizing the opportunities of the future. Our commitment is to develop not just business acumen but to foster an environment where leadership, ethical considerations, and a deep understanding of the socio-ecological fabric of our society are cultivated. At VSB, we recognize the indispensable role of technology in shaping the future of business. Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to integrate technological advancements, ensuring our students are well-equipped to make strategic decisions in an everevolving techno-socioeconomic landscape. This forward-thinking approach prepares our graduates to be influential decision-makers, capable of leading with insight and integrity. In addition to a robust business education, VSB places a significant emphasis on the liberal arts, believing in the power of a well-rounded academic foundation. This unique blend empowers our students with critical thinking, effective communication skills, and an ethical compass, preparing them for diverse career paths including immediate employment, entrepreneurial ventures, and advanced studies. Our holistic educational philosophy is designed to ignite creativity, foster adaptability, and instill a global perspective in our students. Discover more about our mission to shape the leaders of tomorrow at our website.

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  • About the University of Newcastle, Australia

    The University of Newcastle (UON) is a prestigious institution located in Australia, with campuses in Newcastle, Sydney, and Singapore. Established in 1965, it has evolved into a globally recognized university known for its commitment to innovation, research excellence, and community engagement. UON offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, health, engineering, and the arts. The university prioritizes a student-centered approach, fostering a supportive learning environment. With a strong emphasis on research, UON contributes significantly to advancements in science, technology, and social issues. The university's dedication to sustainability, inclusivity, and collaboration has positioned it as a leading educational institution in Asia-Pacific. The University of Newcastle's Business School is accredited by various organizations, including EQUIS, AACSB, PRME, AMI, AHRI, ACHSM, CAUTHE, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, and CFA Institute. The school's programs are recognized for their high-quality education, professional relevance, and commitment to responsible management education. The Master of Applied Finance program, which incorporates at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate's Body of Knowledge, is also accredited by the CFA Institute. The school's commitment to quality and commitment to responsible management education is evident in its ongoing affiliations with various organizations.

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    Conference Objectives

    To provide a platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss and disseminate cutting-edge research in the field of Management and Sustainability.

    To foster interdisciplinary collaboration and networking among academic, industry, and government participants.

    To facilitate knowledge exchange and address challenges related to Management through insightful discussions and presentations.

    To explore innovative solutions and emerging trends in Management and Sustainability that contribute to global advancements in the field.

    Conference Topic

    The conference will cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to the tracks mentioned below:

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    Event Speakers

    Meet Our Speakers


    Mr.Paps Muppa,

    Design Recruiting, JP Morgan Chase & Co.New Jersey, United States States

    Dr. Gurpreet Singh

    Associate Director, South Asia, Global Office, Global Engagement and Partnerships Division, The University of Newcastle, Australia

    Dr. Francesco Paolucci

    Professor, Newcastle Business School, Australia.

    Dr.Balakrishnan Muniapan

    Associate Professor, Wawasan University, Malaysia

    Dr. Isabel B. Franco

    Executive Director, International Institute Better Futures(IBF), Australia.

    Registration Fee:

    Category Indian Delegates Foreign Delegates
    Research Scholar INR 1500 $ 50
    Faculty/ Academician INR 2000 $ 100
    Industry delegates INR 3000 $ 150

    *Registration fee does not include the Article Processing Fee charged by the associated Scopus/UGC CARE journals (Details will be sent to the registered email ID). Upon acceptance of the paper, at least one author must register for the conference at the link provided below:

    Committee Members

    • Organized By

      VIT-AP School of Business, VIT-AP University, India in collaboration with

      University of Newcastle, Australia

    • Chief Patron

      Dr. G. Viswanathan, Chancellor, VIT-AP University, India.

    • Patrons

      Mr. Sankar Viswanathan, Vice-President, VIT-AP University

      Dr. Sekar Viswanathan, Vice-President, VIT-AP University

      Dr. G.V. Selvam, Vice-President, VIT-AP University

      Dr. S. V. Kota Reddy, Vice-Chancellor, VIT-AP University

      Dr. Jagadish Chandra M, Registrar, VIT-AP University

      Prof. Alex Zelinsky, AO, Vice-Chancellor & President, University of Newcastle, Australia

    • Conference Chairs

      Dr. Arunkumar Sivakumar, Dean In-charge, VIT-AP School of Business

      Prof. James Skinner, Head, Newcastle Business School, Australia

      Dr. Raghavendra, Associate Dean, VIT-AP School of Business

    • Conveners

      Dr. R. Seethalakshmi, VIT-AP School of Business

      Ms. Jayasree Gopal, Senior Recruitment Advisor, University of Newcastle, Australia.

      Dr. Madhusmita Mohanty, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. K.A. Asraar Ahmed, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Suhail Ahmad Bhat, VIT-AP School of Business

    • Organizing Committee

      Dr. S.S. Shanthakumari, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Shaiku Shahida Saheb, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Arul Senthil Kumar, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Usha Seshadri, VIT-AP School of Business

      Mr. Samuel Johnson Israel K, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Kashif Beg, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. G.Somasekhar, VIT- AP School of Business

      Dr. N. Prabhakaran, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. U.M. Gopal Krishna, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Mohammed Abdul Muqeet Maaz, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Naveenathakrishnan. K, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Senthamizhselvi A, VIT-AP School of Business

      Dr. Umer Mushtaq Lone, VIT-AP School of Business

    • Advisory Board Members

      Dr. Satyanaraya Parayitam, Professor, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA 02747

      Dr. Isabel B. Franco, Executive Director, International Institute Better Futures(IBF), Australia.

      Dr. C. Ganesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.

      Dr.Balakrishnan Muniapan, Associate Professor, Wawasan University, Malaysia

      Dr. V.S. Damodharan, Department Chair, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training (ADVETI), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

      Dr. Lawrence Arokiasamy, Associate Professor, Management and Humanities University Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia

      Ernest Johnson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Regina, SK S4S 0A2, Canada



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