International Conference on Emerging Challenges in Business for Global Sustainability (SIIBICON 2015), Pune/India

Conference // International Conference on Emerging Challenges in Business for Global Sustainability (SIIBICON 2015), Pune/India

The Conference will aim to deliberate and discuss on business related issues revolving around sustainability, geopolitical impacts around global trade mechanisms, agriculture, land use, water and energy nexus, climate change and its linkages to development. Focus themes would include emerging market mechanisms that provide transformative solutions including potential game changers in business and industry.

Research on business performance with respect to issues like rising GHG emissions, climate risk assessments, water risks for business, adaptation strategies in emerging markets and analysis of current social,technological,environmental and management issues that govern societal change will also be discussed at the conference.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, India invites full length papers to be presented at the International Conference on Emerging Challenges in Business for Global Sustainability (SIIBICON 2015) to be organized on 20-21 February, 2015 in Pune, India. This is a follow up to two successful Conferences organized by SIIB in 2012 and 2013.

Contributors can submit research papers and cases under the following conference tracks:


-An investigation of the undercurrents in International Business and Management

-The Dynamic Study of Operations and Supply Chain Management

-Marketing then and now- Emerging trends in Marketing

-Developing sustainable financial systems and economic growth

-Developing and tapping Human Resource potential for organizational effectiveness and enhancing value for stakeholders

-Promotion of Agriculture products and Agri-businesses: Policy and Perspectives

-Evaluating natural capital, water, climate change and energy security - new and emerging approaches in governance

-Doctoral papers


This year the conference would also include doctoral papers from researchers presently doing their PhD and also for those who would like to present their doctoral theses excerpts.



The organisers invite academicians, researchers, experts, policy makers, and others to submit original unpublished research papers, case studies and cases along with teaching notes for this conference. Submissions may be analytical,theoretical, and empirical or policy oriented in approach. Full length papers should be submitted by

25 November 2014 (extended deadline)

specifying the topic under the respective tracks. Selected research papers submitted for the Conference will be published in a peer reviewed international journal.


To submit full length papers and for further details on the conference thematic areas, structure, guidelines for paper submission, registration fees and important dates, please visit {} or write to {}


Prakash Rao, Ph.D.

Symbiosis Institute of International Business

Symbiosis International University

G No. 174/1, Hinjewadi, Pune — 411 057,INDIA

Tel : 91-20-22934314 /17/18/19, Ext. 133 Cell: 91-9420200824

Email: {}

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