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Pandit Deendayal Energy University

School of Petroleum Management

8th Biennial International Conference on Energy & Infrastructure Management

Hybrid Mode: 27th - 29th July 2022, Gandhinagar, Gujarat


Conference Tracks

  • Business & Technology Management Challenges for Indian Energy & Infrastructure Sectors
  • Marketing Management
  • Project & Operations Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Business Analytics and Data Science 
  • Strategies & Entrepreneurship Management 

 

Best paper awards: ICEIM 2022

  • First prize: Rs. 20,000
  • Second prize: Rs. 15,000
  • Third prize  : Rs.10,000
  • Two consolation prizes: Rs. 5,000 each

8th Biennial International Conference on Energy & Infrastructure Management

Global Economy Post COVID-19

Challenges and Opportunities for Energy & Infrastructure Sector

ABOUT SCHOOL OF PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT

The Management School was first established as the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG) in 2006 by GERMI (Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute), established as a trust and a society by GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), a Government of Gujarat undertaking. Subsequently in 2007, when GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Energy University, IPMG became the constituent of PDEU and changed the name to School of Petroleum Management (SPM). The school has been set up as a centre of excellence to impart formal education and training programmes to students and executives. It offers a wide array of professional courses like MBA, PGDPM-X, MDP and PhD with dedicated fulltime faculty members and best-in-class course structure and facilities. In addition to teaching, the School is engaged in training, research, consulting and dissemination of body of knowledge largely in all the functional areas of management and specifically in energy and infrastructure domain.

 

ABOUT PANDIT DEENDAYAL ENERGY UNIVERSITY

Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU), Gandhinagar (formerly known as Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University - PDPU) promoted by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) is a domain specific university in the field of energy education and research with a special focus on the oil and gas sector. The University is recognized by UGC. PDEU currently addresses the need for trained and specialized human resource for all Industries worldwide. It helps to expand the opportunities for students and professionals to develop intellectual knowledge base with leadership skills to compete in the global arena. All these are accomplished through a number of specialized and well planned undergraduate and post graduate energy education programme and intensive research initiatives. Located in Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat, PDEU is spread over an impressive campus of about 50 acres and offers necessary infrastructure of a world - class institute. The details about the university are available at www.pdpu.ac.in

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The objective of ICEIM 2022 is to present a scholarly platform for showcasing recent research related to the areas of Energy & Infrastructure Management and dissemination of new ideas, solutions, research and developments, empirical and practical experiments, which concentrate on both theory and practices, for the benefit of various stakeholders. The conference intends to assemble researchers, academic, scientists and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences and research results. The scope of the Conference covers the management challenges for Energy & Infrastructure sector and other domain relevant issues and challenges in Human Resource Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Business Analytics, Strategies and Entrepreneurship. We also encourage cross domain submissions cutting across subject-areas. The conference will consist of presentations of papers and invited sessions.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Patron

  • Prof. S. S. Manoharan, Director General, PDEU
  • Dr. Pramod Paliwal, Director, SPM, PDEU

Conference Chairs

  • Dr. Lalit Khurana, SPM, PDEU
  • Dr. Asit Acharya, Professor, SPM, PDEU

Conference Advisory Committee

  • Daniel Shulman, Principal, Shulman Advisory
  • Dr. Marek Nowakowski, Director of Technical Department at STEKOP S.A.
  • Dr. Mohan Lal Agarwal, President, Indo-Gulf Management Association, Dubai.
  • Dr. Gautam Mahajan, President, Customer Value Foundation, Inter-Link Services Private Limited.
  • Hemant Prabhu Keluskar, Chief Operating Officer I Infrastructure - Industrial, Nidar Group of Companies, Olympia Central Avenue, Hirandani Business Park, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Olga Bogdanova, Director of Tax Administration and Society Interests Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia.
  • Dr. D. M. Pestonjee, Chair Professor, School of Petroleum Management, PDPU, Raysan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Dr. Pramod Paliwal, Director, School of Petroleum Management, PDEU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. 

Conference Objectives

The objective of ICEIM 2022 is to present a scholarly platform for showcasing recent research related to the areas of Energy & Infrastructure Management and dissemination of new ideas, solutions, research and developments, empirical and practical experiments, which concentrate on both theory and practices, for the benefit of various stakeholders. The conference intends to assemble researchers, academic, scientists and practitioners to exchange and share their experiences and research results. The scope of the Conference covers the management challenges for Energy & Infrastructure sector and other domain relevant issues and challenges in Human Resource Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Business Analytics, Strategies and Entrepreneurship. We also encourage cross domain submissions cutting across subject-areas. The conference will consist of presentations of papers and invited sessions.

Program Schedule

 

Details Deadlines
  • Last Date for Registration

10th July 2022

  • Abstract Submission Ends

10th July 2022

  • Full Paper Submission Ends

10th July 2022

  • Conference Dates

27th - 29th July 2022

Conference Theme Overview

Onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented drop in global economic activity. Uncertainties in the global economy heightened. Global energy demand contracted. The adverse impacts have been felt hardest by most of the countries. The world seem to have changed due to the novel coronavirus and its likely long shadow on the global economy. In this uncertain outlook, the critical role of energy & infrastructure is seen significant in achieving a robust economic recovery. Energy & infrastructure cover a complex of distinct sectors and represent a large share of an economy by any measure. Investments to upgrade and expand energy & infrastructure could bring about the salvation of the global economy as it recovers and re-emerges from the pandemic crisis. This conference aims to create a scholarly platform wherein abundance of ideas, answers, right questions, complementing new knowledge on the frontiers of energy & infrastructure are expected to emerge.

 

Note: The below list is indicative. Papers conforming to the overall theme of the conference but not mentioned in topics above are also welcome.

 

Conference Tracks/ Sub-tracks

Track 1:  Business & Technology Management Challenges for Indian Energy & Infrastructure Sectors

  • Energy Security and World Economy
  • Oil Geopolitics and Global Energy Economy
  • Challenges of Energy Cooperation in Developed and Emerging Economies
  • Energy Economics: Demand & Supply Challenges post Covid 2019
  • Regulatory perspectives on energy sector
  • Natural Gas Business: Challenges for Indian Energy Markets
  • Managing Climate Change and Resource Challenges
  • Green Technology Movement & Clean Energy for the new world
  • Clean Energy Transition 
  • Global Carbon credit market
  • Emerging Business Trends and Best Practices of Energy & Infrastructure sectors
  • Renewable Energy: Technology Development & Business Prospects for India
  • Moving to Gas Based Economy
  • National Smart Grids: Policy and Business Challenges
  • Natural Gas Transportation Infrastructure
  • City Gas Distribution (CGD) Networks: Current & Future Challenges
  • Building Sustainable Cities and Villages: Infrastructure Challenges for New India
  • Sustainable Agriculture for India: Energy Supply & Infrastructure Challenges
  • Energy and digital infrastructure links
  • Railways, Highways and Waterways: Future Challenges in Integration of Infrastructure
  • National Infrastructure Pipeline 
  • Asset Monetization of Public Infrastructure

Track 2: Marketing Management

  • Marketing challenges post covid19
  • Brand management
  • Sales and Distribution Management
  • Retailing
  • Services Marketing 
  • Digital Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Marketing Intelligence
  • Social Marketing
  • Managing Customer Experience and Engagement
  • Marketing strategies
  • International Marketing

Track 3: Project & Operations Management

  • Demand Planning and Forecasting Techniques
  • Capacity and Production Planning
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation and Network Models
  • Quality Control and Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Operations Management Submission guidelines

Track 4: Accounting and Financial Management

  • Accounting practices
  • Performance reporting
  • Financial fraud
  • Managerial accounting
  • Cost management
  • Auditing and Tax Management
  • Internal Control systems 
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Fintech
  • Microfinance
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Asset Pricing
  • Green Finance

 

Track 5: Human Resource Management

  1. The human resource’ competencies of the future
  2. HRM trends and challenges arising post Covid-19
  3. Professional Development and Talent Management
  4. Organizational learning and knowledge management
  5. Compensation Management
  6. HRM trends in different industries
  7. Migration and global mobility flows
  8. Diversity, equality and dignity at work
  9. People analytics
  10.  Social Media and HRM
  11.  Social Learning and HRM
  12.  Leadership and the creativity
  13.  Sustainable HRM Practices
  14. Organizational health and improving organizational performance

Track 6: Business Analytics and Data Science

  • Data Analytics and Data Technologies
  • Data mining
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Algorithms and Big Data
  • Web and Social Media Analytics
  • Statistical and Operation Research Modeling 
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence, IOT and IIOT
  • Analytics in HR, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Performance Management

Track 7:Strategies & Entrepreneurship Management

  • Competitive strategies 
  • Strategy as Practice
  • Strategic change management
  • Strategic partnerships & alliances
  • Turnaround and renewal strategies
  • International business and strategies
  • Industry 4.0 and impact on strategies
  • Strategies in the post-pandemic world
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance
  • Business Ethics and Human Values
  • Knowledge management strategies
  • Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurial Processes
  • Business groups and family business firms
  • Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Keynote Speakers

Venue

School of Petroleum Management (SPM)

Pandit Deendayal Energy University (PDEU)

Raysan, Gandhinagar- 382006,

Gujarat, India

Contact No.: 079 -23275056

Email ID: Iceim@pdpu.ac.in

Website: http://spm.pdpu.ac.in/iceim2022.html

 


Past Conferences

7thBiennial (2020)

International Conference on

Energy and Infrastructure Management on ‘Contemporary Issues and Challenges in Energy & Infrastructure Management (2020)

 

6th Biennial (2018)

International Conference on

Energy and Infrastructure Management on Contemporary Challenges and Futuristic Approaches for Creating Sustainable Society (2018)

 

5th Biennial (2016)

International Conference on

Energy and Infrastructure Management on Energy and Infrastructure Management in Changing Global Dynamics (2016)

 

4th International Conference on (2014)

Energy and Infrastructure on Prospects and Challenges in Emerging Economies (2014)

 

3rd Biennial (2012)

International Conference on

Energy and Infrastructure Management on Opportunities, Challenges and strategies for Sustainable Growth (2012)

 

2nd Biennial (2010)

International Conference on

Management of Petroleum Sector (2010)

 

1st Biennial (2007)

International Conference on

Management of Petroleum Sector (2007)

Organiser

8th Biennial International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management

Global Economy Post COVID-19

Challenges and Opportunities for Energy & Infrastructure Sector

Organised by

Pandit Deendayal Energy University

School of Petroleum Management

Steering Committee

Conference Committee

 

Patron

  • Prof. S. S. Manoharan

Conference Chairs

 

  • Dr. Lalit Khurana
  • Dr. Asit Acharya

Conference Advisory Committee

 

  • Daniel Shulman, Principal, Shulman Advisory
  • Dr. Marek Nowakowski, Director of Technical Department at STEKOP S.A.
  • Dr. Mohan Lal Agarwal, President, Indo-Gulf Management Association, Dubai.
  • Dr. Gautam Mahajan, President, Customer Value Foundation, Inter-Link Services Private Limited.
  • Hemant Prabhu Keluskar, Chief Operating Officer I Infrastructure - Industrial, Nidar Group of Companies, Olympia Central Avenue, Hirandani Business Park, Mumbai.
  • Dr. Olga Bogdanova, Director of Tax Administration and Society Interests Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia.
  • Dr. D. M. Pestonjee, Chair Professor, School of Petroleum Management, PDPU, Raysan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
  • Dr. Pramod Paliwal, Director, School of Petroleum Management, PDEU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. 

 

Conference Partners

Publication Partners

  • Journal Press India, for all papers presented in the conference will be published in the Online Conference Proceedings with an ISBN No.
  • Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business, for 'Edited Book' Publication

Academic Partner

  • IGMA: Indo Gulf Management Association

Industry Partner

  • GEM: Green-assocham is industry partner of PDEU conference.

Review Board

Conference Academic Committee

  • Prof Sudhir Yadav, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Somdeb Lahiri, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Ashutosh Muduli, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Satish Pandey, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Tanushree BanerjeeSPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Akash Patel, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Narayan Baser, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Kaushal Kishore, SPM, PDEU
  • Prof. Satish Nair, SPM, PDEU

Call for Papers

Research Papers/Working Papers/Articles/Case Studies from Academia, Industry Professionals, Research Scholars, and Students of Management/ Social Science in the domain of energy and infrastructure sector are invited on the themes and sub-themes (not limited to) as below:

 

Publication Opportunities for full papers

All accepted papers will be published in the Edited Book / Conference Proceedings with ISBN. Select full papers accepted in the conference would be considered for publishing in a peer-reviewed and indexed journals subject to meeting the submission guidelines:

  • Manthan – Journal of Commerce and Management
  • PDEU Journal of Energy and Management
  • ‘OORJA’ International Journal of Management and IT

Selected papers may also get a publication opportunity in regular issues of any of the below-mentioned journals published by ‘Journal Press India’, after double-blind peer-review process.

  • Mudra: Journal of Finance and Accounting
  • Focus: Journal of International Business
  • Pragati: Journal of Indian Economy
  • Vision: Journal of Indian Taxation

All aforesaid journals are peer-reviewed / refereed and Indexed with Index Copernicus International (ICI), CrossRef, Research Gate, Google Scholar, Summon (ProQuest), EBSCO, Indian Citation Index, Ulrich's Web, Scilit, J-Gate and i-Scholar In order for a paper to be published, author must pay the full registration fee and attend the conference to present
the paper. If more than one author will be coming to attend the conference for paper presentation, then at least one author need to register as a Regular Author / Student Conference Organising Committee is exploring for making arrangements with other quality journals to provide conference attendees with publication opportunities.

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International Delegates

International Delegates

US $ 150

Ph.D. scholars/ Post-Graduate/ Graduate students

US $ 100

National (Indian) Delegates

Academicians

INR 2000

Ph.D. scholars/ Post-Graduate/ Graduate students

INR 750

Alumni

INR 2000

Industry

INR 3000

 

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Extended Abstract Submissions: Extended abstracts (max. 500 words) for work-in-progress projects are also invited. Authors should confirm that their submission is entirely original and not already published or presented; not submitted elsewhere for possible publication/ presentation.

 

Full Paper Submissions: Full paper should be submitted after abstract acceptance. All full papers should include the title page, a structured abstract (about 150-160 words & 4-6 keywords), and the main text including figures, tables, and APA-style references. Total word count for full manuscripts to be in the range of 4,000 to 6,000 words.

 

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  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12 Points
  • Line spacing: Double
  • Margins: One inch on all four sides
 
Review Process
All the submissions will be reviewed through a blind review process.  Based on the reviewer’s comments, the organizing committee will take one of the following decisions:
  • Accept without revisions
  • Accept with minor revision
  • Accept with major revision
  • Non acceptance
All the contributors whose abstracts have been accepted would be eligible for paper presentation in the conference on due registration. In view of the ongoing pandemic situation, the Conference will be hosted in Virtual (Online) Mode.

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  • Last Date for Registration

10th Jul 2022

  • Abstract Submission Ends

10th Jul 2022

  • Full Paper Submission Ends

10th Jul 2022

  • Conference Dates

27th-29th Jul 22

 

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