Conferences and Seminars

In keeping with our goal of ‘Thought Leadership’, IIM Calcutta has been organizing world class conferences and seminars with participants and speakers from across the globe. These events help our students, faculty and all the participants to exchange ideas and thoughts and bring in new perspectives.

Social learning is the key to gaining knowledge and can best develop through grounded interactions with others at conferences and seminars. Besides helping participants gain deeper insights into the subject under discussion, such events also help in finding answers to professional problems.

To help students and attendees gain a broader perspective on subjects related to management education, IIMC play host to a number of conferences and seminars every year.

Upcoming Events

India Research Conference 2017, October 27, 2017

Now the world's third largest economy in real terms, with the fastest growing working-age population and a rapidly developing financial system, India is set to become one of the world's most important economic forces in the coming decade Read More...

International Conference on Sustainability and Business [SUSBUS 2018], 13-14 January, 2018

Decades of reckless economic growth pursuits have left an indelible mark on our planet Earth. Not all outcomes of this economic growth paradigm have been positive. Negative impacts of our greed for profitable growth and increased materialistic lifestyle include environmental disasters Read More...

2017 - The Year so far

Summer School 2017, 1-9 MAY, 2017

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory of IIM Calcutta and Indian Finance Association is organizing the third summer school on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research during 1-9 May, 2017. This is a fully residential programme which will expose participants to ten classic papers published Read More...

CASE METHOD WORKSHOP 2017, 2-3 March, 2017

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Case Research Centre (IIMCCRC) is organizing a two-day workshop on the Case Method on 2nd (Thursday) and 3rd (Friday) March, 2017 Read More...

2016

Symposium on: Education for All in a Connected World: Social Innovations to Exploit Pedagogical Potentials of Digital Age Learning, 28th December, 2016

The purpose of this symposium is to bring together social scientists, technologists, education experts and policymakers from across academic, government, industry and non-government organizations, and the budding social innovators in the field of education to discuss, share and promote current Read More...

Financial Research Workshop 2016, November 18-19, 2016

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory (in short, Finance Lab) of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) will conduct a two-day Financial Research Workshop during November 18-19 of 2016. Read More...

25 Years of Economic Reforms: Retrospect and Prospects, October 24 -25, 2016

Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) are organizing a two-day Conference on “25 years of Economic Reforms: Retrospect and Prospects” during October 24 -25, 2016 at Hotel Oberoi Grand, Kolkata. Read More...

IIMC-SAS Workshop on Contemporary Business Analytics Practice, September 14 – 17, 2016

IIM Calcutta (IIMC) and SAS Institute India Pvt. Ltd (SAS) have jointly designed a Workshop on Contemporary Business Analytics Practice. The workshop is scheduled to be held at the Management Development Center (MDC) of IIMC on September 14 – 17, 2016. Read More...

Summer School 2016, May 02-10, 2016

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory of IIM Calcutta is organizing a summer school on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research during 2-10 May, 2016. Read More...

4th CASE METHOD WORKSHOP, March 28-29, 2016

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Case Research Centre (IIMCCRC) is organizing a two-day workshop on the Case Method on the 28th (Monday) & 29th (Tuesday) of March 2016. Read More...

International Conference on CSR in Globalized World: Emerging Issues and Challenges, February 26-27, 2016

Various forms of Corporate Social Responsibility have been well known practices in India much before the advent of American academic curricula through Business Schools. Read More...

2nd International Conference on Contemporary Debates in Public Policy and Management, January 15-17, 2016

The Second International Conference on Contemporary Debates on Public Policy and Management invites contributions that focus on emerging policy challenges—including those that have generated lively public and scholarly debates in recent times in India and beyond Read More...

2015

Finance Lecture Series, December 29, 2015

The Finance Lab of IIM Calcutta, under the Finance Lecture Series, will organize a talk by Prof. Yakov Amihud of Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU-Stern) on December 29, 2015 at 4 pm. The talk will be held in the Finance Lab. Yakov will speak on “The Pricing of the Illiquidity Factor’s Systematic Risk”. Read More...

XIX Annual International Society of Operations Management Conference, Dec 11 – 13, 2015

In light of ever-increasing business dynamics and environmental uncertainties, management of resources has become a matter of critical importance for every organization, be it for profit or not for profit. In this context, the area of Operations Management can play a pivotal role in the efficient and effective utilization of resources and their conversion into desired products and services. Read More...

5th INDIA FINANCE CONFERENCE 2015, December 17 - 19, 2015

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta will host the 5th India Finance Conference (IFC) during December 17-19, 2015 at Kolkata, India. The conference is a joint effort of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). Read More...

Workshop On “Teaching Business Ethics”, 29 May 2015

The workshop is designed to develop teaching acumen in business ethics for young faculties and to be faculties in management institutes. The focus of the workshop will center on the deliberation of the challenges ranging from curriculum design to effective delivery with special emphasis on teaching methodology. Read More...

Summer School in Empirical Finance and Accounting Research, 1-9 May, 2015

The Financial Research and Trading Laboratory of IIM Calcutta is organizing a summer school on Empirical Finance and Accounting Research during 1-9 May 2015. This is a fully residential Programme which will expose participants to ten classic papers published in top journals. Read More...

International Conference On Managing Critical Resources: Food, Energy And Water, April 9-11, 2015

Over the past two hundred years economic growth and development have changed the way we live in breathtaking ways. The changes have been dramatic, rapid and pervasive enough to be described by many as a revolution. Read More...

2014

Workshop On Corporate Governance, December 23, 2014

Dissemination Workshop on Corporate Governance as Part of UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Tripartite Partnership Program hosted by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Read More...

IIM Calcutta Marketing Conference- MARCON 2014, December 18 - 20, 2014

MARCON 2014, the IIM Calcutta Marketing Conference will be hosted on campus between December 18-20, 2014. Read More...

INDIA FINANCE CONFERENCE 2014, December 17 - 19, 2014

The 4th India Finance Conference 2014 (IFC 2014), jointly organized by Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, invite academics, researchers, doctoral students, and practitioners, to submit papers in all areas of finance. Read More...

THE IVEY IIMC CASE METHOD WORKSHOP, 25-28 November, 2014

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and Ivey Business School are co-hosting a three and half day workshop on the Case Method from November 25th (Tuesday) to 28th (Friday) 2014. Read More...

I2I 2015 - E-Cell B-Plan Competition, 15 November, 2014

IIM Calcutta B-plan competition idea to Implementation, popularly known as i2I, has been launched recently. Read More...

Financial Research Workshop, IIM Calcutta, 7-8 November, 2014

Financial Research and Trading Laboratory (in short, Finance Lab) of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM C) will conduct a 2 day Financial Research Workshop during November 7-8 of 2014. Read More...

Strategic Management Forum XVII Annual Convention IIM Calcutta 12th - 14th June, 2014

In the short span of a few decades since the contemporary foundations of strategic management as a field of study were laid, it has succeeded in gaining not only legitimacy as a distinct branch of management but also prestige by virtue of its affinity with the work of senior corporate executives and management consulting firms. Read More...

The Return of The Land Question: Dispossession, Livelihoods and Contestation In India's Capitalist Transition, 4-6 March 2014

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in collaboration with Faculty of Arts and Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne and Institute of Development Studies Kolkata is hosting a three-day international conference on The Return of the Land Question: Dispossession, Livelihoods, and Contestation in India’s Capitalist Transition to be held on 4-6 March 2014 at Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK). Read More...

Workshop on Facilitating Ethics Education in Technical/Business Schools, February 17-18, 2014

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is hosting a Two Day Workshop on “Facilitating Ethics Education in Technical/Business Schools” on the 17th & the 18th of February, 2014. The workshop is a means to extend further debates about the contemporary state of pedagogy in ethics in institutes that are primarily established for imparting technical and managerial acumen to students who are also conditioned to aspire for technical and managerial excellence. Read More...

Case Method Workshop, February 13-14, 2014

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Case Research Centre (IIMCCRC) is hosting a two day workshop on the Case Method, the 13th (Thursday) & 14th (Friday) of February 2014. Read More...

TATA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CHALLENGE 2013-14, January 13-17, 2014

The Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) is a joint initiative of the Tata Group and IIM Calcutta to promote, nurture and mentor social enterprises creating/aiming to create an impact in the Indian social space. In this event our distinguished team of partners, business leaders, faculty members from IIM Calcutta and VC’s guide and mentor the participants to take their venture to the next level. Read More...

Intaglio 2014: The International Business Summit of IIM Calcutta, January 03-05, 2014

Intaglio, IIM Calcutta’s annual International Business School Summit, is one of the largest B-school summits in Asia. With over INR 2 million to be won as prize money, Intaglio witnesses the best minds in the country and abroad coming together to battle it out every year in January, attracting participation from world-renowned institutions. Read More...

2013

Reminiscence 2013, December 28, 2013

Since its inception, IIM Calcutta has been the torch bearer of innovation and leadership in the corporate, public and social spheres. To relive the spirit of passion that IIM Calcutta has instilled in graduating students for several decades, IIM Calcutta held the first session of IGNITE, a unique talk session, wherein distinguished alumni of the institute shared their insights and ideas. Read More...

IIM Calcutta Foundation Day celebrations for 2013 to be held on November 15, 2013

IIM Calcutta will celebrate its Foundation Day on November 15, 2013. The event was postponed by a day as November 14 (the actual foundation day) turned out to be a public holiday. The programme will start at 2.30PM in the Institute's auditorium. Dr. Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister on public information, infrastructure and innovations and Chairman, National Innovations Council will be the Chief Guest for the event. Read More...

Lattice 2013: India - The Time Ahead, Oct 25-26, 2013

Lattice is the Annual Business Symposium organized by the PGPEX students of IIM Calcutta. This is a platform that facilitates interaction between transformational leaders of Indian society and IIM Calcutta students. The business symposium aims to propagate the implementation of new ideas and thinking in the corporate world and the society. Read More...

IIM Calcutta hosts Real Icons of Change Lecture Series, 27 Sep, 2013

IIM Calcutta is proud to present the Real Icons of Change lecture series on the 27th of September. Real Icons of Change is an inspirational lecture series of people with spectacular achievements, through high levels of personal endeavour, to reach out to the leaders of tomorrow. It is conceived and produced by Social Access Communications. Read More...

CEMS Block Seminar, 2nd - 7th Sep, 2013

The academically and culturally intensive experience is an ideal starter for students to the MIM programme. Class identity is set up and student networking begins; the stimulation of student-professor dialogue, in which companies can join, is initiated. Thus, intensive group dynamic and concentration on the seminar are essential characteristics of the seminars. Read More...

World Conference - Emerging Issues in Management

May 30-June 1, 2013

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The world conference on "Emerging Issues in Management" is being jointly hosted by the Indian Institutes of Management, the premier management institutes in India. The Indian institute of Management Calcutta will be the lead coordinator of the Conference supported by the Indian Institute of Management Indore and the Indian institute of Management Kozhikode. Read More...

International Conference on Public Policy and Management

International Conference on Contemporary Debates in Public Policy and Management IIM Calcutta, 7-9 February 2013
With the changing role of the state, the design and landscape of public policies are changing. Contemporary public management too is intensely debated across academic disciplines, as they are in different countries.
The International Conference on Contemporary Debates in Public Policy and Management at IIM Calcutta to be held during 7-9 February 2013 will focus on theoretical issues of public policy and management by embracing concepts of Politics and Policy, Public Sector Reform, Public Private Partnerships, and Law and Public Policy Regulations. There would be sectoral focus on health, education, infrastructure, urban and rural development, microfinance, and energy and environment. Keynote speakers from academia and practitioners will deliberate on contemporary public sector issues, and on the gap between policies and implementation. Read More...

Finance Lecture Series - An Initiative of the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory, 17 Jan, 2013

The Finance Lab, under the Finance Lecture Series, will organize a talk by Prof. Paul Embrechts of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich on January 17, 2013 at 11:30 am. The talk will be held in the Finance Lab. Paul will speak on “Risk, Regulation and Statistics”.

The profile of Prof. Paul Embrechts

Paul Embrechts is Professor of Mathematics at the ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich) specialising in actuarial mathematics and quantitative risk management. Previous academic positions include the Universities of Leuven, Limburg and London (Imperial College, and the London School of Economics). Prof. Embrecht is an Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Corresponding Member of the Italian Institute of Actuaries, past Editor of the ASTIN Bulletin, on the Advisory Board of Finance and Stochastics and Associate Editor of numerous scientific journals. He is a member of the Board of the Swiss Association of Actuaries and belongs to various national and international research and academic advisory committees. Read More...

Research Conference on “Politics of the Changing World Economy” organized by Princeton University, University of Pittsburgh and IIM Calcutta, 4-6 Jan, 2013

IIM Calcutta along with The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, and the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, will organize a research conference on “Politics of the Changing World Economy” Read More...

Intaglio: IIM Calcutta's annual international B-School meet, 3-6 Jan, 2013

Intaglio, IIM Calcutta’s annual international B-School meet, is one of the most awaited business management school events in the country and the Asian continent at large. Past speakers at Intaglio include Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro, Sarthak Bahuria, Chairman of IOC, and other dignitaries. Intaglio’11 reflected IIMC’s fresh ventures, as the institution marked its Golden Jubilee celebrations with much grandeur.
IIM Calcutta kicked off Intaglio 2013 - its Annual International Business School Summit on Thursday, 3rd January at the Institute Auditorium. The four-day business festival which is celebrating its 25th edition this year has an impressive array of Keynote Speakers including Sourav Ganguly, ex-captain of the Indian Cricket team and Dr. Bimal Jalan, former Governor of RBI. Read More...

2012

Finance Lecture Series IIM Calcutta, 2 March, 2012

As a part of Finance Lecture Series ‐ an initiative of the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory at IIM Calcutta, the world‐renowned accounting theorist and experimental economist, Prof. Shyam Sunder, James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Yale School of Management spoke on "Financing of a Public Good by Taxation in a General Equilibrium Economy: Theory and Experimental Evidence." The talk was held in the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory of IIM Calcutta. Professor Ashok Banerjee, Professor of Finance and Control and the coordinator of Financial Research & Trading Laboratory introduced the speaker. The Director of IIM Calcutta, Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri and about 15 IIM Calcutta professors from all academic groups were present. Students and Professors from Jadavpur University (economics department) also attended the lecture. At the end of the talk, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, felicitated and thanked Prof. Sunder for his lecture at Finance Lab.

The primary objective of the lecture series is to listen to and interact with the best academic minds in the area of corporate finance, and financial markets. The invites speaker shared his latest research and also highlight major research challenges. Read more...

CARISMA-IIM Calcutta Workshop, IIM Calcutta, 14-17 March, 2012

The CARISMA-IIM Calcutta Workshop on Optimization Methods, Risk Analysis and News Analytics and their application in the field of Finance was held from 14 -17 of March 2012 at the Financial Research and Trading Lab of IIM Calcutta. This workshop series is specially designed to provide insight into the discipline of optimization for a wide range of individuals such as Operation Research (OR) professionals, financial quantitative analysts, risk analysts, consultants, DSS application developers, and academics. The focus was on providing a clear view of optimization and its application in solving business problems.

The workshop was jointly organized by The Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Optimization Modeling (CARISMA) of Brunel University, London and IIM Calcutta. Speakers were from CARISMA and IIM Calcutta. The workshop was divided into three sections. Part I was for Linear & Integer Programming: Modelling Systems and embedded DSS, while Parts II & III were for Stochastic Optimization Modeling and Solutionmethods & News Analytics. A total of 35 participants from 14 Indian states and 1 overseas participant from Oman attended this workshop. Out of 35, there were 18 students (PhD & MBA), 16 academicians/researchers and 1 industry practitioner. Read more...

Finance Lecture Series, IIM Calcutta, 13 June, 2012

A talk was held in the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory (Finance Lab) of IIM Calcutta on 13 June 2012 as part of the ongoing Financial Lecture Series. Prof. Utpal Bhattacharya, Associate Professor, Finance at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business spoke on “Firm Mortality and Natal Financial Care".

Professor Ashok Banerjee, Professor of Finance and Control and the coordinator of Financial Research & Trading Laboratory introduced the speaker. About 10 IIM Calcutta professors from all academic groups were present. IIMC FP students as well as students from other institutions like IIT Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, IGIDR, Calcutta University and Professors from Institutions in and around Kolkata like Heritage Institute of Technology, Vidyasagar University etc. also attended the lecture. A total of 30 participants attended this lecture. At the end of the talk, Prof. Ashok Banerjee, felicitated and thanked Prof. Bhattacharya for his lecture at Finance Lab. Read more...

Workshop on Case Writing, Teaching and Research, IIM Calcutta, 14-15 June, 2012

The newly launched Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Case Research Centre (IIMCCRC) held its first workshop on Case Writing, Teaching and Research in the IIM Calcutta campus on June 14-15, 2012. The two day workshop saw three eminent speakers. Day 1 had 2 workshops- Managing Case Writing conducted by Mr. Jeroen van den Berg, Center Manager of the Center for Business Case Studies, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, followed by Case Selection and Case Writing by Ms. Anjali Raina, Executive Director, Harvard Business School India Research Center. Day 2 had one workshop- Art of Case Writing conducted by Prof. Jim Erskine, Emeritus Professor of Operations Management, Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada. A total of 120 participants from 16 Indian states attended this workshop. Out of 120, there were 26 students (IIMC FP students), and rest were academicians/researchers.

The workshop provided a great opportunity to learn from these three leaders in case writing, teaching, and research and network with speakers associated with the three leading case repositories in the world - Ivey, HBS, and ACRC (HKU).

The workshop was initially designed for 80 candidates but the registration had to be reopened and the number of seats raised to 120 in order to accommodate candidates wanting to participate in it. This is indicative of the interest that the work shop has generated. Read more...

Financial Research Workshop, IIM Calcutta, 16-17 November, 2012

This workshop is one of the many initiatives that has being undertaken by the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory (in short, Finance Lab) of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), to support and encourage high quality research in finance at IIMC. The workshop will bring together reputed academics from all over the world and provide a venue to present and discuss research in various areas of finance. The workshop is a vehicle for presentation of work in progress.

The workshop will bring together reputed academics from all over the world and provide a venue to present and discuss research reports on various areas of finance. Academicians, including faculties, research scholars, and doctoral students, would benefit from this conference. The paper presenters will get an opportunity to disseminate their work and interact with the eminent scholars, some of the brightest minds in the field as well as with the editors/associate editors of reputed journals in finance. Read More...

India Finance Conference 2012 (IFC 2012), IIM Calcutta, 19 - 21, December, 2012

The India Finance Conference 2012 (IFC 2012), jointly organized by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad will be held during December 19 - 21, 2012 at IIM Calcutta. The Conference will have discussions on themes like asset pricing and volatility in financial markets, corporate finance decisions, including choice of capital structure and dividend policy, innovations in both financial and operational risk management, quality of financial reporting and adoption of IFRS, role of corporate governance, executive compensation and ownership structure, computational finance, high frequency trading and financial econometrics and financial policies, inclusion, institutions and regulations. The best three papers will be awarded prizes. The India Finance Conference traces its roots back to the two International Finance Conferences organized by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 2009 and 2011. Later, the name of the conference was changed to India Finance Conference (IFC). The first India Finance Conference was held at Indian Institute of Bangalore during December 20-23, 2011 Read more...

International Marketing Conference, IIM Calcutta, 28-30 December, 2012- MARCON 2012

MARCON 2012 aims to bring together thought-leaders and practitioners, from marketing and other social sciences to facilitate such a dialogue that would contribute to the theory and practice of marketing. The theme of the conference is – Sustainability, and Marketing in a Socially-Connected World of Consumers. Read More...

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