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Energy & Infrastructure Management:
Contemporary Challenges and Futuristic Approaches for Creating Sustainable Society
School of Petroleum Management
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Raisan, Gandhinagar - 382 007, Gujarat-INDIA
Contemporary Challenges and Futuristic Approaches for Creating Sustainable Society Robust infrastructure and sufficiency of energy are fundamental imperatives for development of any economy around the globe. There is huge gap between energy needs of developed world and developing countries. Our earth has limited natural resources to fulfill our energy needs; hence we have to think seriously on saving our energy resources for future generations. We need to create sustainable habitats, cities, communities for our better life. To achieve this objective, people, industries, communities and the governments need to work together. The Paris Climate Change Agreement 2015 ensures that all the countries across the world should work together to combat climate change and balance our energy needs for the better world. School of Petroleum Management (SPM), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar is organizing International Conference on Energy and Infrastructure Management-2018 (ICEIM 2018) in its 6th edition with an objective & scope to deliberate, discuss and document key contemporary issues relevant to managing energy & infrastructure sector with reference to emerging economies.
The Management School was first established as the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhinagar (IPMG) in 2006 by GERMI (Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute), established as a trust and a society by GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), a Government of Gujarat undertaking. Subsequently in 2007, when GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, IPMG became the constituent of PDPU and changed the name to School of Petroleum Management (SPM). The school has been set up as a center of excellence to impart formal education and training programmes to students and executives. It offers a wide array of professional courses like MBA, PGDPM-X, MDP and Ph.D. with dedicated fulltime faculty members and best-in-class course structure and facilities. In addition to teaching, the School is engaged in training, research, consulting and dissemination of body of knowledge largely in all the functional areas of management and specifically in energy and infrastructure domain.
How to Submit Paper
Prepare the paper in MS Word format. Click on “Submit Your Paper” on the conference website or else visit https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/ICEIM2018.
For Abstract submission, download abstract template from conference website. Submit your abstract referring to template provided by conference organizer.
For Full Paper submission, kindly refer to manuscript submission guidelines and/or samples available on the conference website.
The abstract/paper submission process is described as under:
- Register yourself by clicking on the “registration” tab.
- Create new account and fill in personal information.
- After you have registered for the conference. Use the login credential to log in to submission portal.
- After you have logged in, click on “Create Submission” tab to submit your abstract or research manuscript.
- Fill in details related to research paper i.e. title and short abstract of 250 words.
- Select subject area of your “research paper”, upload the document and press submit tab.
|Deadline for Submission of Abstract||November 30, 2017|
|Review & Acceptance of Abstract||December 6, 2017|
|Deadline for Submission of Full Paper||December 31, 2017|
|Deadline for Early Registration||January 10, 2018|
|Deadline for Regular Registration||January 30, 2018|
Invitation to Reviewers
To make the Conference truly a partnership, the Organizing Committee of the ICEIM-2018 Conference is seeking volunteer reviewers of the submitted manuscripts. We invite academicians and researchers working in universities, management/research/technology institutes, NGOs to offer their services as Reviewers on voluntary basis. Interested individuals should send their one-page biographic profile with list of 3-5 selected published papers in refereed journals to the organizing committee on the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviewers should clearly indicate their choice of track in which they would like to review submitted manuscripts (extended abstracts). They should also mention 3-5 sub-themes under the track which match with their research interests. For details refer “Conference Themes and sub-themes” on the conference website.
|Track-I||Business & Technology Management Challenges for Indian Energy & Infrastructure Sectors|
|Track-III||Project & Operations Management|
|Track-IV||Financial and Accounting Management|
|Track-V||Human Resource Management and Social Development|
To maintain quality of papers presented in the conference, we are following double-blind peer review process. Each submission will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. We expect our reviewers to follow review guidelines diligently and maintain confidentiality of the process. A reviewer may have to review 3-5 abstracts as assigned by the organizing committee. The organizing committee reserves its right to select reviewers among volunteers.
The Deadline for the “Submission of Abstracts” is Sep 15, 2017 and we have to complete the review process by October 15, 2017. We expect our reviewers to send their reviews before September 30, 2017, so we can communicate to conference participants about our decision well before the deadline.
The Organizing Committee