I IILM 5th International Conference on Sustainability
Resolution to Resolve: Sustainability Practices in Industry and Education
February 15th – 17th, 2018
IILM, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
|2:00 pm – 3:15 pm||INNAUGURAL SESSION|
|Session Supported by: Dr. Sanyukta Jolly
► Welcome address by Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Sr Director, IILM
► Address by Prof. Furqan Qamar, Director General of Association of Indian Universities
► Address by Dr. Guruprasad Mahapatra, Chairman Airport Authority of India
► Keynote address BY – Chief Guest
► Release of Book entitled “Resolution to Resolve: Sustainability Practices in Industry and Education”
► Vote of thanks by Dr. Smitha Girija, Director PGDM, IILM Lodhi Road
|3:15 pm – 3:30 pm||TEA BREAK|
|PANEL DISCUSSION on the book “Resolution to Resolve: Sustainability Practices in Industry and Education”
Interactive Q&A Session
|PLENARY SESSION I||LAYING THE FOUNDATION: ALIGNMENT OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION WITH SUSTAINABILITY|
|10:00 am – 11:30 am||Education has always been considered the foundation to bring any kind of reform.Hence, it is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN Global Compact.The SDG 4 aims to provide equal access to affordable vocational training, to eliminate gender and wealth disparities, and achieve universal access to a quality higher education. The focus of this session will be on the role(s) that management education can play in addressing the global concern about sustainability in the truest sense. The Speakers in this session will include educationists and reformers who will highlight the contributions made by their organizations in propagating the agenda of sustainability and the road ahead for management education.
Session Coordinator : Dr. Shuchi Agarwal & Dr. Gargi Shandilya
• Mr. Parijat Chakroborty, Executive Director – IPSOS Public Affairs & Loyalty – firstname.lastname@example.org
|11:30 am – 11: 45 am||Tea Break|
|PLENARY SESSION II||INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH THE LENS OF SUSTAINABILITY|
|11:45 am – 1:15 pm||Sustainable Infrastructure enables sound economic development and job creation. One of the aims of SDG 9 is to develop quality, reliable, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being. This session aims at collaborative effort by eminent panel members to identify the critical infrastructure choices necessary for sustainable community development and economic growth.
Session Coordinators : Prof. Anirudh Luthra and Prof. Pragya Arya
|1:15 pm – 2:15 pm||Lunch|
|PLENARY SESSION III||INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE|
|2:15 pm – 3:45 pm||Innovation is an imperative tool to fight the current maladies that afflict the society, stagnating growth and development. Innovation is not just about thinking out-of-the-box but it also involves coming up with creative ways to solve existing problems, a new approach, a new perspective to look at things and sustainably deploying it at large scale. This session aims to explore the need to develop impactful innovations that have the power to foster sustainable development.
Session Coordinators : Dr. Vidhisha Vyas supported by Dr. Saima Rizvi
• Mr. Ravi Bhatnagar, Head External Affairs & Partnerships, Reckitt Benckiser – email@example.com
• Ms. Chetna Kaura, India Corporate Social Responsibility Lead, Sapient firstname.lastname@example.org ; 9650500402
• Mr. R. Ramanan, Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI AAYOG email@example.com ; 011-23096780
• Mr. Rachit Ranjan, Head of Policy , North India & Federal Affairs, Uber firstname.lastname@example.org ; 8826611592
|3:45 pm – 4:00 pm||Tea Break|
|PLENARY SESSION IV||SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES & QUALITY EDUCATION|
|4:00 pm – 5:15 pm||While the first session of the conference focused on policies and reforms to make education truly sustainable, this session will lay emphasis on implementation of those policies to bring about radical reformation of education. A panel of experts in the domain of higher education will express their views on the need for higher educational institutes to create responsible leaders, who will work towards building a more secure and sustainable future.
Session Coordinators : Prof Rajkishan Nair supported by:
|5:15 pm – 5:30 pm||Tea Break|
|PLENARY SESSION V||SUSTAINABILITY FOOTPRINTS OF INDUSTRY|
|11:45 am – 12:45 pm||Industries are the engines of economic growth and well-being, but it is also true that commercial activities world-wide have brought large scale degradation of environment. The development and growth of the commercial sector is associated not just with environmental but social issues as well and more often the various environmental and social issues could be inter-related. Hence, industries must strive to become sustainable in true sense by addressing the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social, and environmental – simultaneously. The SDG 9 aims to promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, impacting the industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product positively. This session will see a confluence of top Indian Industrialists and Entrepreneurs discussing how to bring the concept of sustainability into action.
Session Coordinator : Prof Rahul Mishra & Prof Manisha Bothra
|12:45 pm – 1:30 pm||CLOSING PLENARY|