AICTE Sponsored International Conference
Emerging Markets (ICEM) 2021
Emerging Markets-Trends, Challenges and Opportunities


Conference Website

AICTE Sponsored International Confrence on Emerging Markets (ICEM) 2021 on Emerging Markets-Trends, Challenges and Opportunities NTCOMIS-2021 on 8th, 9th & 10th July 2021.

About Conference

The primary goal of ICEM 2021 is to endow opportunities for academicians, scientists and research scholars along-with professionals, decision makers and industrial practitioners to deliver and confer their research contributions. The conference will also provide opportunities for inspiring young scholars to learn newly created avenues of research at an international academic forum. Successful projects, full-length papers, research-in-progress papers and case studies are invited for the conference to churn out the global emerging markets- trends, challenges and opportunities.


Bharati Vidyapeeth, the parent body of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University),Pune, was established in 1964 by Hon'ble Dr. Patangraoji Kadam. It boasts of having the privilege of 182 educational Institutes of academic excellence under its wings imparting education from pre-primary to research level. In recognition of its academic excellence, MHRD, Govt. of India granted the status of “Deemed to be University” on 26th April 1996 to a cluster of 12 Institutes of Bharati Vidyapeeth. It is now one of the few Universities which has under its umbrella diverse disciplines such as Management, Medicine, Law, Engineering, Science, Arts, Commerce, Pharmacy, Architecture and Social work etc. The University is accredited with ‘A+’ Grade (2017) by NAAC and awarded Category-I University status by UGC. It has been ranked 63rd in Top 100 Universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF),Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.

IMED (Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development) which is a constituent unit of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) is a premier Business School located in Pune . NIRF 2020, MHRD, Govt. of India ranked IMED 63rd among Top 75 B-Schools in India. It is one of the only Two in Pune and One of the only 10 Institutes in Maharashtra ranked in Top 75 Business Schools by NIRF. IMED offers two years full time post graduate management programme i.e. MBA & MBA(HR) with multiple specializations relevant to industries. It is one of the well recognised Research Centre for PhD.

About Pune (India)

Pune is the second-largest metropolitan city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai and has been ranked as "the most liveable city in India". Home to many Institutes and Universities of Higher learning and repute, Pune has won the title of “The Oxford of the East”. Prestigious research institutions like NCL,NIV, DRDO,ARAI,IISER are the key factors that attract students and professionals from all around the world. Pune being an Industrialized town it houses the top MNC OEM automobile companies like Bajaj Auto, General Motors, Mercedes Benz, Force Motors, etc. The city is also a major IT hub with companies like Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Capgemini, IBM, Tech Mahindra etc. Pune’s well established IT and automobile sector becomes a major attraction for the foreign investors and entrepreneurs. The city is also known for cultural activities such as classical music, spirituality, theatre, sports and literature. It’s pleasant weather with several tourist attractions is a popular tourist destination too. Located in South Asia, India is a peninsula that extends between the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. The world’s largest democracy, India is a federal republic with 29 relatively autonomous states and seven union territories. English is the most important language for national, political and commercial communication, but Hindi is the most widely spoken.

Who should attend?

  • Students - Under Graduate(UG), Post Graduate(PG), Research Scholars
  • Management Trainees & Associates
  • Academicians / Faculty Members / Teachers
  • Corporate Professionals / Entrepreneurs / Business Practitioners / Industrialists

Call for Paper

ICEM 2021 aims to exchange and share experiences and research results on all aspects of the global emerging markets. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted.
The different topics that can be taken for the conference are:

Emerging Markets-Trends, Challenges and Opportunities


  • Business Economics
  • International Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • International HRM, FINANCE &
    Marketing Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategy Process
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stakeholder Strategies
  • Strategic Cognition
  • Cooperative and Network Strategy
  • Research Methodologies in Strategy
  • Functional Strategy; Global Strategy
  • Business Model; Corporate Strategy
  • Technology and strategy interface
  • Connectivity as a basis of competitive advantage
  • Tourism Sector in Emerging Markets post COVID19
  • Case Studies on Cracking Emerging Markets
  • Private Credit in Emerging Matkets
  • Innovation, Investment and Emerging opportunities in Emerging Markets
  • Leveraging Inclusive business models to support the base of the pyramid post COVID19
  • Infrastructure Finance trends
  • Barriers to development of entrepreneurship
    in emerging markets
  • Post Pandemic Hybrid Business Models
    and their comparisons
  • Domestic Tourism and its impact on the
    economy in post pandemic times
  • Country branding

  • Business Strategy; Industry Strategy
  • Environmental Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resources
  • Capabilities and Competencies Generation
  • Implementing Strategy; Performance Management
  • Environmental Strategy
  • Innovation and Knowledge Strategy
  • Behavioral Strategy
  • Network or platform based strategy
  • Stakeholder interlinkages and value creation
  • Blockchain Governance and regulation as enabler for
    market creation in Emerging markets
  • Digital Financial services:Challeneges
    and opportunities for emerging economies
  • Productivity and role of technology
    in Emerging economies


  • AI in Emerging Markets-Opportunities,
    Trends and Emerging Business Models
  • Deep Tech solutions for Emerging Markets
  • AI innovation in Financial Sector
  • How AI can help Higher learning in Emerging markets
  • Emerging Markets-New Frontiers
    for 3D printing
  • Blockchain Technology-Creating
    paradigm shift in ways we do business


  • Academic Entrepreneurship &
    Intellectual Property Rights
  • Agripreneurship
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Ecopreneurship
  • Edupreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Intention, Motivation
    and Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurship Education
    and Pedagogy
  • Entrepreneurship in the MSME Sector
  • Entrepreneurship Orientation
  • Entrepreneurship: Challenges
    and opportunities
  • Entrepreneurship: Perspectives
    and Practices
  • Family Business and Enterprises
  • Gender & Entrepreneurship
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Government support and policies
    for entrepreneurship
  • Green Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial case for Tech
    Investing in Emerging Markets
  • Emerging markets have a lot to
    teach is in Entrepreneurship
  • Jugaad Model in Emerging Markets
  • Entrepreneurship in Emerging economies
  • Barriers to development of entrepreneurship
    in emerging markets
  • Infrastructure Finance trends

Scope is not limited to above listed topics only. Academicians and Researchers can contribute papers/Case studies relevant to main theme.
All presented papers will be published in conference proceeding and selected papers will be published in book with ISBN

Guidelines for Online Paper Submission

Abstract:The abstract(s) (approximately 300 words) should reflect the scope of the full version of the paper /case along with few appropriate keywords. All abstract(s), Paper(s), Case(s) should be submitted using English language, Font type Times New Roman, Font size 12 (IEEE format) with 1.5 line spacing. Accepted abstract(s) would be published in the conference pre-proceeding.
Full Paper:Full version of the manuscript(s) should be of maximum 3500-word count. Unformatted paper and paper beyond the page limit will not be reviewed. Selected papers will be published in a form of Book with ISBN number. All submitted manuscript(s) will be subjected to Double blind review, by eminent rofessionals from academic and/or corporate. Details of the author(s) to be given at the end of the paper with information such as Name, Designation, Organization name and email address. Details such as Brief profile of the author(s), contact details (with postal address, mobile number and email address) and under which Sub-Theme the abstract is to be considered, should be clearly mentioned in the mail communication. Abstract(s) and Full Paper(s) should be sent through easy chair Submission.
The submission Web page for ICEM-2021 is :
All the participants need to carry identification proof of their organization or a photo identity.

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Paper: 25th June 2021
Paper Acceptance Notification : 30th June 2021
Submission of Camera Ready Copy: 5th July 2021


Delegation Fees (Without transportation and Accommodation charges)

For Indian Authors For Foreign Authors
Corporate Rs. 1000 $50
Academicians and Research Scholars Rs. 500 $20
Students Rs. 100 $10


  • Author & Co-author(s) of accepted paper/case, should register and pay registration fees separately.

  • Paper(s) in absentia would be accepted with the same registration fee.

  • Stay arrangement will be made on request, the expenditure will be born by the candidate.

Payment Mode:

Payment can be done through RTGS in following account and send the transaction details at:

Payment Bank Details

Name on Account: IMED
IFSC Code : SVCB0010020
CBS A/c No : 020002300000042
MICR Code : 411355007

Our Patrons

Hon'ble Prof. Dr. Shivajirao Kadam

Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University),

Hon'ble Dr. Vishwajeet Kadam

Secretary, Bharati Vidyapeeth
Pro Vice Chancellor,
Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University),

Dr. Manikrao Salunkhe

Vice Chancellor,
Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University),

Dr.Sachin S. Vernekar

Dean (FMS) and Director IMED, Pune
(Chairperson ICEM-2021)

Advisory Board

  • Dr. S. F. Patil (Executive Director, Research & Training BV(DU))
  • Dr. Sharad Joshi (Former Dean, PUMBA)
  • Dr. M.S. Prasad (ICT Director)
  • Dr. Haridas Acharya(Professor, Allana Institute of Management Sciences, Pune)
  • Dr. Jagadish Awchat(Associate VP, Persistent Systems)
  • Prof. D. K. Banwat (IIT, New Delhi)
  • Prof. Sudhir K. Jain(Dept. of Management Studies, IIT, Delhi)

Coordination Team:

  • Dr. Shyam Shukla
    Coordinator (+91- 9372164983)
  • Dr. Shraddha Vernekar

Organizing Team:

  • Prof. Deepak Navalgund
  • Dr. Bharati Jadhav
  • Dr. Baljeet Kaur

Contact Us

Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), India
Institute of Mangement and Entrepreneurship Development, Pune (MCA Programme)

Address:   Erandwane Campus, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune - 411 038 (India)
Phones:   +91-20-25448005, +91-20-25425517, +91-20-25431060
Fax:    +91-20-25459238

For any queries regarding paper submission, contact Dr. Shyam Shukla at or 9372164983.