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 ICEM-2021 on 8th, 9th & 10th July 2021.

About Pune

With Urbanisation, the city of Pune is continuously growing as a Smart City. Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra & the 8th largest metropolises in India. It was earlier known as Punya-Nagiri or Queen of Deccan. Pune has made its mark as the educational epicenter of the country, winning itself the sobriquet, ‘The Oxford of the East’. The city is also known for manufacturing and automobiles, as well as government and private sector research institutes for information technology (IT) education, management and training, which attract migrants, students and professionals from around the globe. This beautiful Pune city is a pleasant travel getaway destination, having many exotic locales like the Sinhgad Fort, AgaKhan Palace, Empress Garden, PuLaDeshpande Garden, Shaniwar Wada, LalMahal etc. attracting innumerable tourists prior to pandemic.


Bharati Vidyapeeth, parent body of Bharati Vidyapeeth ( Deemed to be University) Pune, was established in May, 1964 by Dr.PatangraojiKadam with the clear objective of bringing about intellectual awakening and all round development of the young generation through dynamic education. Bharati Vidyapeeth proudly boasts of having the privilege of 182 Educational Institutes of academic excellence under its wings, imparting education from pre-primary to research level. Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED), Pune established by Bharati Vidyapeeth in 1978, is a well known Business School in Western part of India. The Government of India under section 3 of UGC Act brought this Institute under the ambit of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune (India) w.e.f. 20th July 2000. IMED has been consistently ranked among top Indian Business Schools in India. IMED is laid out on sprawling four acres of land with 'state-of-the-art' infrastructural & instructional facilities. As a constituent of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune, IMED contributes in its own ways to the philosophy, vision and mission of Bharati Vidyapeeth i.e. "Be a World-Class University and a Global Resource in Innovative University Education for Ever-better World" and "Social Transformation Through Dynamic Education" respectively. The team led by Dr. Sachin S. Vernekar, Director IMED could achieve the success under the able guidance of the founder Hon'ble Dr. Patangraoji Kadam, Vice Chancellor Dr. Shivajiraoji Kadam and Secretary Dr. Vishwajeet Kadam. At IMED, the students, faculty and management, share team oriented common goals that are intellectually stimulating. Besides training young professionals to meet the challenges of globalization, we at IMED develop entrepreneurial skills in our students. Value addition lies at the core of our teaching curriculum and the syllabus is updated with the feedback from industry and is comparable with curriculum of leading national and international level institutes to retain edge in academics. The programmes are approved by AICTE.

About Conference

The primary goal of ICEM 2021 is to endow opportunities for academicians, scientists and research scholar 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. To churn out the global emerging markets- trends, challenges and opportunities,successful project Full-length papers, research-in-progress papers, case studiesare invited for the conference.

Call for Paper

ICEM 2021 aims to exchange and share experiences and research results on all aspects of the global emerging markets- trends, challenges and opportunities, 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.

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: 15th June 2021
Paper Acceptance Notification : 18th June 2021
Submission of Camera Ready Copy: 25th June 2021

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


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:

1. Demand Draft (DD) to be drawn in favor of "Director, IMED, Pune" payable at Pune from any Nationalized Bank.

Payment Bank Details

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

2. PhonePe
Details will be shared soon

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.