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Transformation Opportunities and Sustainability Challenges in Management, Technology, Healthcare and Tourism

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DSMS College of Tourism & Management


International Business Research Conference,


Transformation Opportunities and Sustainability Challenges in Management, Technology, Healthcare and Tourism

 Date: 8th March 2019

For paper submission: conference.dsms@gmail.com

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About DSMS Group of Institutions

It is a premier Management Institute of Eastern India established in the year 1990; producing successful professionals and imparting quality education for decades offering courses like Bachelor of Computer Application, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality. DSMS has a sprawling, picturesque campus on 7 acres of land including college campus. DSMS has excellent infrastructure to act as an Incubation hub at Durgapur (which is the industrial belt and education hub of West Bengal and located very close to Kolkata). DSMS has emerged as a knowledge center for carrying out teaching, research, training, and mentoring activities for micro, small and medium enterprises. It envisions acting as an Incubation hub to liaison with world-class educational institutes to support various business ideas and innovation. DSMS is highly committed to serving the society at large especially the emerging sectors like Tourism and Hospitality, Health Care and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises who are the real growth drivers of Indian Economy.


The global business environment is becoming more challenging and complex and is witnessing radical changes in terms of intensity and pace which are distinguished by uncertainty and volatility. The need of the hour is to bring changes in vision, thinking, and management practices. Success will depend on how well businesses respond to the global challenges, analyze the problems, identify ways to attend them and implement suitable solutions. This approach can lead to exploration of new opportunities for growth. Change is the only constant which is inevitable in today’s business scenario for growth and sustainability and businesses are expected to make a well-timed transition towards a sustainable society.

In this background, this international business research conference focuses on the theme

Transformation Opportunities and Sustainability Challenges in Management, Technology, Healthcare and Tourism

About the International Business Research Conference

The International Business Research Conference aims to provide broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research, where participants will have opportunities to present and publish their original research papers, articles and case studies, exchange their views and also to network in the forum.

Research papers can be developed based on primary as well as secondary data.

Call for Research Papers

DSMS College of Tourism and Management, Durgapur, invites academicians, research scholars, consultants and management practitioners to submit original, unpublished papers and case studies in all the areas of business management, education, social issues, technology, healthcare, tourism, and hospitality.

Student Research Paper Submission

The competition is open to all students pursuing graduation and post graduation in any stream. The student-awardees will present their papers during the Conference. Students can also convert their projects to research papers, provided the faculty or industry guide is one of the authors.


The proposed tracks for the business research conference are mentioned below. Authors may submit their paper with a track request; however, DSMS may change or merge tracks based on the number of papers received.

Tracks Tracks
Strategic Management and Leadership Marketing Management
Organisational Behaviour Operations Management
Organisational Change and Development Information Technology
Human Resource Management Tourism Management
Finance and Accounting  Health Care Management
Economic Growth & Development Entrepreneurship and Business Model Innovation
Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Hospitality and Hotel Management
Management and Sustainable Development Environmental Management
International Business Information & Media Management

The above foci are not exhaustive of possible areas of research; rather these are provided to be illustrative of possible directions of research.

Important dates

Important Dates

Submission Last Date
Abstract February 16,
Full Paper February 23,
Early bird Registration February 23,
Late registration March 01,

Participants who registrar on or before February 20,  will get a discount of 10%

Author Guidelines

1. Abstract: Abstract should not be more than 400 words mentioning clearly the Objective, Approach, Methods, Findings and Conclusion.  Full name, Addresses, Email addresses and Contact details of each author should be sent along with the abstract.

2. Manuscript: Research Paper should be of up to 5,000 – 6,000 words on A-4 size pages, typed 1.5 space and 12-point font.

      Microsoft Word for MS word windows and WordPerfect are the preferred software for submission. Manuscripts must be submitted with the cover page bearing the Title of the Research Paper, Authors’ name, Designation, Official addresses, and Phone/Fax numbers and contact e-mail id.

3. Originality: Only original, unpublished work is sought. Any proposal submitted to present identical or substantially similar work already published or under review for another conference or publication will not be considered.

4.  Copyright: All author/s need to send duly filled in and signed copyright form along with the registration form and fees. Copyright for publication of all accepted papers will be retained by DSMS.

5. DSMS is not responsible for any claim made in any of the Research Study accepted for publication in the proceedings. The authors of each of the papers are solely responsible for the content, grammar, theories, and terminology set forth in proceedings.

6.  Presentation: All selected papers are to be presented formally by the authors. Each presentation would be restricted to 10 minutes, followed by a question-answer session for another 5 minutes. The Research Paper contributed by joint authors can be presented by any one of them.

Registration Fees

Category Fees
Delegates from Abroad $ 200 USD
Academicians from India INR 3000/-
In Absentia Presenters INR 2,500/-
Research Scholars
(Only those delegates who are pursuing PhD)
INR 2000/-
Corporate delegates INR 5000/-
Non-Presenting Participants INR 1000/-
Students INR 500/-

Important Note

The fee is per person per paper.  In the case of multiple authors, only the author, who is submitting the paper, will be notified and given the certificate.

Co-authors desirous of certification and/or participation are required in addition to paying the full registration fees.

All delegates who are pursuing PhD and interested to register under ‘Research Scholar’ category need to submit proof from their Institute with details of their candidature.

*Guest/Spouse is not allowed to make the presentation.

Payment Mode

Registration fees should be paid by issuing a Demand Draft in favour of ‘DSMS’, payable in Durgapur. DD should be sent along with the registration form before the last date as mentioned above. Delegates can also make payment through NEFT gateway. NEFT related details are as under.

Account Name DSMS College Tourism and Management
Bank Name  HDFC
Account No.  50200022834136
IFSC Code  HDFC0000234
Type of account  CURRENT

Authors should mention the transaction ID via email once the payment is done through NEFT gateway. Registration fees are nonrefundable under any circumstances; however, substitute delegates from the same institute might be accepted with prior intimation.

No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the Business Research Conference.

For Foreign delegates, Registration fees include conference kit, tea, working lunch, dinner accommodation for one day, to and fro transportation charges from airport to the venue.

For Indian delegates, Registration fees include conference kit, tea and working lunch.  


Accommodation can be facilitated on extra payment if confirmation is received by 15th of February. The Institute has a tie-up with nearby hotels/guesthouse/clubs where accommodation-charge would range between INR 1500/- – INR 2500/- per day per head on twin sharing basis

Key Takeaways from the International Business Research Conference

Category Take away
From faculty stream: Two best papers will be awarded cash prizes based on the parameters decided by the expert committee. 1st prize: Cash Award of INR 20,000/-
2nd prize: Cash Award of INR 10,000/-

Two Consolation Awards: Memento of appreciation
From a research scholar and student category: Two best papers will be awarded cash prizes based on the parameters decided by the expert. 1st prize: Cash Award of INR 5,000/-
2nd prize: Cash Award of INR 3,000/-

Two Consolation Awards: Memento of appreciation
Publication Opportunities All abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings.

All papers presented at the Conference will undergo review for possible publication in various online journals.

Selected Papers will also be considered for publication in the UGC approved Journal. Journal having ISSN No. enlisted in ProQuest, Indexed in Copernicus, American national Engineering Database, Open J Gate, Jour Info.   Selected Papers will also be considered for publication in the in house Journal of DSMS Calyx
Certificate All-Conference presenters will be issued a certificate for Research Paper presentation.

 All other registered delegates will be issued a certificate of participation.

Looking forward to welcoming you on the 8th of March at DSMS Campus and thanks in anticipation for your kind support and encouragement to make this event a grand success.

Conference Convener: Prof. (Dr). Suchismitaa Sengupta, Principal

Co-Convener: Siuli Mukherjee, Secretary

Conference Chair: Prof. Anupam Mukherjee, Chairman

Faculty Coordinator: Prof. Subhadip Chowdhury

Conference Committee Members: 

Prof. Siddhartha Chatterjee, Prof. Soumen Das, Prof. Rejaul Karim, Prof. Dibyendu Mukherjee, Prof. Sujoy Das, Prof. Subrata Pandey, Prof.Runa Chatterjee

Please visit ……………………………………………….. for submission details.

For queries please email us at principal.dsms@gmail.com or conference.dsms@gmail.com

International Business Research Conference Venue Address

DSMS Group of Institutions

Dr Zakir Hussian Avenue

Bidhannagar, Durgapur 713206

West Bengal, India 

Telefax: 0343 2537756 / 2536993 

Website: http://dsmsindia.org

For paper submission: conference.dsms@gmail.com

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