International Conference on Global Business, Innovation and Knowledge Management
Ansal University (AU), India & Valparaiso University (Valpo), USA jointly organized a two – day International Conference on Global Business, Innovation and Knowledge Management at Ansal University Campus, from February 11-12, 2016. During the Inaugural function on the first day of the Conference, Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities was the Chief Guest on the occasion who spoke about the historical perspectives of global business and how organizations have transformed over the decades. Present also were Prof. Jim Brodzinski, Conference Chair & Dean, CoB, Valparaiso University, USA, Prof. Jaishankar Raman, Assistant Provost for International Affairs, Valparaiso University, USA, Prof. Amarjeet Kaur Malhotra, Conference Chair & Dean, SMS, Ansal University. The Presidential address was delivered by Prof. Raj S Dhankar, Patron & Vice Chancellor, Ansal University who traced the journey of businesses across the world post-globalization, and how innovation and technology are impacting the way business is being conducted today. An edited book of conference proceedings published by Bloomsbury Publications, was released during the inaugural session by the Chief Guest, consisting of around 40 research papers received from various parts of the world. Two Panel Discussions was also conducted which deliberated on the contemporary practices in global businesses. Two Technical Sessions on the conference themes were organized thereafter, where the researchers presented their papers and shared their work. A cultural extravaganza was organized by the students, showcasing the Culture of India through a series of energetic and colourful performances.