Hyderabad, 2019: The two-day International Conference on Impact of Current Events on the future of the Business, held at Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad, concluded on 5th of January.
Dr. Satish Raghavendran, Senior Director of Data Sciences, Cognizant, delivered keynote addresses highlighting the current Analytics landscape and practical strategies formed in the current business scenarios. Various cultural tracks were lined up for the first day, followed by another three on the second day of the conference.
Addressing the gathering, VJIM’s Director, Mr. Dr. Ch. S. Durga Prasad and Governing Council member, Mr. K. Harsischndra Prasad, in their presidential remarks congratulated the Institute for hosting the International Conference and introduced the audience to the conference theme.
Dr. Dipak Ghosh, Professor of Economics, Emporia State University, USA, attended the conference as a guest speaker and addressed the gathering by sharing insights on the “Challenges and Prospects of Financial Markets.” Following this session, track 2 was hosted by Dr. Rajiv. R. Thakur, Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BIMTECH, who spoke about “Tapping Gen Z Talents.” The final session for the first day, track 3, which was also a technical session was chaired by Dr. B. Rajashekhar, Professor, School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, who dealt with addressing the theory of “Positioning Businesses based on Environmental Factors.”
On day two, track 4, track 5, and track 6 were chaired by resource persons like Dr. Sriram Birudavolu, CEO, Nasscom/DSCI’s, Cyber Security Centre of Excellence, Mr. Alok Ranjan, Executive Manager, Data Science, Deloitte, and Mr. Akash Jain, Associate Director, Care Ratings, addressing insights on “Critical Factors for Sustaining Future Growth,” “Data Sciences/AI,” and “Policy and Governance” respectively.
The valedictory function was held on the same day which was presided by VJIM’s Director, Mr. Dr. Ch. S. Durga Prasad. Speaking on the occasion, he commented, “The conference provided a platform for the students as well as professors and market giants to exchange findings, opinions, and their take on latest industry developments. This will specially help the students to develop an understanding of the path in which the field is moving and can accordingly shape themselves, from the college days itself. Considering this was the first-ever International Conference hosted by VJIM, we look forward to hosting many more conferences in the years to come.”