Flexibility, Innovation and Sustainable Business | December 6-8, 2019.

Program Schedule | Technical Session


GLOGIFT 19, an International Conference with the theme "Flexibility, Innovation and Sustainable Business" in an effort to provide a global forum for practitioners, policy makers, teachers, researchers, and students to share their practical experiences, knowledge and insight in the evolution, formulation and implementation of strategies and models for flexible enterprises to meet the changing requirements of global business.


The objective of the conference is to provide a knowledge sharing platform for dissemination of research and experiential findings through empirical study, qualitative modelling, case studies, new concepts and state-of-the-art studies.

List of Tracks

The GLOGIFT 19 - an Annual International conference of the Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management (GIFT) invites academicians, practitioners, doctoral students and other researchers to submit theoretical and empirical papers and case studies related to the theme of the conference inflexibility, innovation and sustainable business. Papers can be submitted to any one of the following sub-themes or related areas.


  • Strategic Flexibility
  • Organizational Flexibility
  • Financial Flexibility and Risk Management
  • Marketing Flexibility
  • Human Resource Flexibility
  • Information System Flexibility
  • International Competitiveness
  • Technology / Innovation Management
  • Agility/Flexibility in Manufacturing Systems


  • Digital Transformation and Innovation Management
  • Social innovation
  • Open innovation
  • Service innovation
  • National Innovation systems
  • Eco-innovation
  • Start-up
  • Creativity
  • Innovation and export competitiveness
  • Innovation in Education and Teaching


  • Sustainable transportation
  • Sustainable energy
  • Sustainable operations
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Social sustainability

Supply chain management

  • Humanitarian supply chain management
  • Healthcare supply chain
  • Industry 4.5
  • Circular economy
  • Sharing economy


  • Social media analytics
  • Petascale (Big) Data Analytics
  • Data science and machine learning
  • Visual data analytics
  • Security and privacy analytics
  • Analytics and automation
  • App market analytics
  • Block chain Technology for Business
  • Big data analytics for supply chain

Organizing Committee

Team Members

About Organizing Institute

IIT Roorkee

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and engineering, basic and applied research. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country and in carrying out research. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trendsetter in the area of education and research in the field of science, technology and engineering.

The academic activities of the Institute are spread over three campuses: (i) 365 acres campus at Roorkee, (ii) 25 acres campus at Saharanpur and (iii) 10 acres campus of Greater Noida Extension Centre at Greater Noida. The Institute offers several undergraduate programmes leading to Bachelor's degree in different disciplines of engineering, technology and architecture, Integrated dual-degree programmes, Integrated Masters programmes in different disciplines of engineering and sciences and postgraduate programmes in specialised areas leading to Master's degree in technology, architecture, sciences and management. Also, the Institute is engaged in advanced level research and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes in the areas of cutting edge technologies and sciences (

Department of Management Studies

In the contemporary environment of rapidly evolving global business and commerce, a new knowledge-driven society is emerging and revolutionizing the acumen needed for managers. Recognizing this, the Institute established the Department of Management Studies in 1998 to impart high-quality formal education in management science through a comprehensive two years regular MBA and a PhD programme. The Department of Management Studies has, over a short period, acquired and developed adequate infrastructure, expertise and resources to excel in imparting management education. The Department is housed in an exquisitely designed double storied building with four spacious lecture rooms, a large computer laboratory, a double storied library with more than 6000 books, syndicate and committee halls, an auditorium with teaching aids and a large central atrium. Presently, the Department offers dual specialisation in any two of the following areas Marketing, Finance, Information Technology, Operations Management, Human Resource Management. (

Organizing Committee


Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Prof. M. K. Barua

IIT Roorkee

Organizing Secretary

Prof. A. Ramesh

IIT Roorkee


Prof. Rajat Agarwal

IIT Roorkee

Advisory Committee

Prof. S.G. Deshmukh


Prof. D.K. Banwet

IIT Delhi

Prof. S. S. Yadav

Department of Management Studies
IIT Delhi

Prof. Ravi Shankar

IIT Delhi

Prof. Karuna Jain

NITIE Mumbai

Prof. K. S. Momaya

IIT Bombay

Prof. C. Rajendran

IIT Madras

Prof. Sushil

IIM Lucknow

Prof. R. Sridharan

NIT Calicut

Prof. J. P. Singh

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. S. Rangnekar

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Z. Rahman

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. A. K. Sharma

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Vinay Sharma

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Usha Lenka

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. J. K. Nayak

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. R. L. Dhar

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. M. K. Rao

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Gaurav Dixit

DoMS, IIT Roorkee

Prof. Sujata Kar

DoMS, IIT Roorkee


Registration Fees and Important Dates

Registration Fees*

Participants Regular Registration Within India (Rs.) Regular Registration Overseas (USD $)
Delegates from Industry 7,000 400
Delegates from Academia/R&D Organization 6,000 350
Members from GIFT 5,000 300
Students 3,000 180
Student Members from GIFT 2,500 120

*Note (For all categories):

Early Bird - Discount Rs. 500/- within India and US$ 50 for overseas.
Late Registration - Additional Rs 500/- within India and US$ 50 from overseas.
Spot Registration - Additional Rs 1000/- within India and US$ 100 from overseas.

Fill conference code: CONFR-99-MSD in online payment and keep the receipe for record

To pay registration fees click here

Important Dates

Particulars Deadline
Submission of Extended abstracts/papers (optional) July 25, 2019
Acceptance of Extended abstract/paper July 31, 2019
Submission of full paper for review, Symposia/ Workshop proposal August 31, 2019
Acceptance of papers for proceedings September 30, 2019
Early Bird Registration October 15, 2019
Submission of paper in final form for inclusion in proceedings October 31, 2019
Regular Registration October 31, 2019
Late Registration November 30, 2019

To submit paper click here