RANCHI—: Indian Institute of Management Ranchi announces its hosting of the 16th ISDSI Global Conference 2023. Scheduled to take place from 26th December 2023 to 29th December 2023 in the sprawling new campus of the institute, the conference will convene in a hybrid format, fostering a diverse global dialogue despite the challenges posed by the ongoing de-globalizing trends.
The ISDSI-Global Conference 2023 is set to become a pivotal platform for scholars, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, providing an arena for sharing insights and ideas. The conference will pivot around the central theme, “Reimagining Globalization: The Power of Digital Interconnection in a Deglobalizing World.”
This academic symposium aims to illuminate the multifaceted aspects of globalization, exploring their intersection with the prevailing de-globalization trends. The thematic discussions will delve into crucial sub-themes: Internationalization, Social Impact, Innovativeness, and Impactful Research.
Spanning across four days, the conference itinerary is rich and diverse:
December 26, 2023:
Five Doctoral workshops are scheduled to kickstart the conference, setting the tone for comprehensive discussions.
December 27, 2023:
The inaugural session will be accompanied by a Director Panel focusing on “Two-way Internationalization: Making India a Global Hub for Higher Education.” Simultaneously, a CEO Panel will engage in discourse on “Navigating the New Normal: Digital Innovation Strategies for Sustainable Growth in a Deglobalizing World.”
December 28, 2023:
Activities include an accreditation session, workshops on publishing in high-impact journals, and discussions on Developing High Impact Journals in India. Additionally, a Case Study Workshop and a session on Women Entrepreneurship in Tribal Areas will take place alongside Parallel Track Presentations, both in offline and online modes.
December 29, 2023:
The conference will culminate with discussions on Startup and Entrepreneurship, focusing on the Internationalization of Indian B-schools, and the valedictory address. An award ceremony will honour the exceptional contributions.
Prof. Rajesh Jain, the Conference Chair, says, “We’re excited to host the prestigious conference, and we are very proud to have received approximately 580 submissions from more than 1000 authors from across the globe, including academicians, industry leaders, policymakers, scholars from different IIMs, IITs, Central universities, leading private B-schools and other global academic institutions. In these four days, we are going to have exciting conversations around the major theme of the conference, which is reimagining globalization, the power of digital interconnections in the de-globalizing world. Looking forward to welcoming all the guests at IIM Ranchi campus during these four days.”
Prof. Deepak Kumar Srivastava, Director of IIM Ranchi said, “Since we live in a global world marked by Knightian uncertainty and a dynamic geopolitical landscape with rising protectionist measures, it is crucial to have a debate about effectively navigating the intricacies of a deglobalizing environment. As a result, the theme of conference is “Reimagining Globalisation: The Power of Digital Interconnection in a Deglobalizing World” in order to examine and comprehend the changing paradigms that affect global interactions.”
He further said, “Hosting the ISDSI-Global 2023 conference serves as a testament to institute’s commitment to offering a platform for the global community to converge and collectively tackle these issues. IIM Ranchi remains dedicated to cultivating an environment that nurtures curiosity, innovation, and the interchange of ideas.”
This hybrid conference represents a concerted effort to bridge geographical boundaries and ensure an inclusive discourse despite the prevailing global circumstances. Participants can engage both in-person and virtually, fostering a truly global exchange of ideas.