February 4 – 5, 2016
School of Management, GD Goenka University, Gurgaon organized its 3rd International Conference- ICON 2016 on February 4and 5, 2016 at the University premises. The theme for this yearâ€™s ICON was â€œFlattening of the Globe: Propelled by E-Commerce and Supply Chainâ€. The two day conference included an inaugural session and a plenary session which had industry and academic stalwarts sharing their views on the theme. 8 concurrent sessions were held with students, academicians and industry leaders presenting papers. Over 100 papers were received, out of which a selected 62 got presented and published. All theselected paperswere published in the book of proceedings which was released by Prof. (Dr.) Raj Singh, Honâ€™ble VC GDGU, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kuma Goel, Dean, School of Management, GDGU, Prof. Paul Lalvani, Dean- Empower School of Health, Ms. Laura Paletta Crespo, Chief of Consular Section, Embassy of Brazil, New Delhi and Dr. Moutusy Maity, Professor- IIM Lucknow and conference convenerProf. (Dr.) Tanuja Kaushik. The plenary session was themed â€œIs the Globe Really Flattening? -Supply Chain, Innovation and Changing World Tradeâ€. It was chaired by Dr. Prem Vashishtha, Visiting Senior Fellow at NCAER withpanelists Mr. B V L Narayana,Director- Passenger Systems CRIS, Mr.Prem NathPanday,a freelance consultant and Mr Anuj Alphonson, Chief Operating Officer at Safeducate Learning. Mr. Shanti Narain, National Chairman CILT and Dr. S. Venkat, Professor, IIM Lucknow were the chief guests at the valedictory ceremony. In addition, the concurrent sessions were chaired by renowned experts from both the industry and academia.