Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, India a pioneer in the field of Telecom Management in SAARC region, in collaboration with Telecom Ecole de Management, France, an international management school with expertise in science, management and informational technology and telecom has recently organised the first International Research Conference on 16th & 17th January, 2015. The theme of the conference was:

“Striving for Excellence through Research & Innovation in Management, Telecom & ICT”

Objective of the conference was to gather the researchers across the world on a single platform to share research findings, generate ideas to address key issues, to discover the insights as well as emerging trends in technology & business, and to deploy commercial plan has been successfully achieved. This definitely helped in expanding knowledge as well as the peer network to generate the new business ideas in collaboration.

The conference proved to be a very rewarding networking opportunity for the authors & participants, as well as a great knowledge sharing session.

The major verticals of the conference were General Management, Telecom, Information Technology, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour. The papers were received not only from India but also from various countries like France, China, UK, Israel, Italy, Dubai and others. About 141 abstracts were received from across the globe, 66 full papers were selected of which 15 papers were international from 22 foreign authors. 23 corporate authors also shared their research in the conference.

The 1st Day of this 2 day event comprised of several keynote sessions and tutorials delivered by Dr. Bhumika Gupta, TEM, France; Dr. Emmaunel Boudin, TEM, France; Mr. Raju Wadalkar, CTO, Tech Mahindra and Dr. V. Siridhar, IIIT Bengaluru. The 2nd day was a great enthusiasm as all authors presented their research work on various tracks.

3 best papers were selected each from Telecom, IT, OB/HR/GM, Marketing and Finance & Economics tracks grouped as International, Domestic and Student categories.

The conference indeed was a collaborative effort of team from TEM, France, SITM faculty, staff and student organizing team.