Conference Chairs of IRTM 2024

Conference Chairs

For paper submission

Patrons:
  • Prof. Satyajit Chakrabarti, President IEM-UEM Group, India
  • Prof.  Satyajit Chakrabarti, Director IEM-UEM Group, India
  • Padmashree Prof. Bimal Kumar Roy,
    Former Chairman, National Statistical Commission, India
  • Prof.  Pradip Kumar Misra, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India

Chief Guest:

To be announced soon...

Dr. Omkar Rai
Executive Chairman of Startup, Odisha, Govt. of India

Omkar Rai is an Indian technocrat and Information technology/IT Enabled Services policy maker at the Government of India.

Guest of Honour:

To be announced soon...

Dr. Abhay Jere
Dr. Abhay Jere
Vice Chairman, AICTE, Govt. of India

Dr. Abhay Jere is the Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Before joining MHRD, Dr. Jere was Chief Scientist- Life Sciences and R&D Head for Persistent Systems Ltd. As Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Jere is responsible for promoting all innovation related initiatives in higher education institutions. He is also the brain and driving force behind MHRD’s Smart India Hackathon initiative which is now recognized as the world’s biggest open innovation model with participation from thousands of education institutions, lakhs of students and hundreds of industries.Dr. Jere is instrumental in conceptualizing the first of its kind Atal Innovation Ranking framework (ARIIA) for ranking all education institutions on innovation achievements. Through MHRD, Dr. Jere has now established Institution’s Innovation Councils (IIC) across 1000 institutions to facilitate creation of local innovation ecosystems in these institutions.Under guidance of Dr. Jere, MHRD is conceptualizing Student’s Startup policy, which will now allow students to start their own start-ups while studying. Recently, he was also instrumental in conceiving a very unique MBA program in ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ announced by All India Council for Technical education (AICTE).Dr. Jere is committed to popularizing the need for innovation and entrepreneurship amongst Indians, hence he routinely writes columns in renowned English and vernacular newspapers. He has also conceptualized ‘India First Leadership Talk Series’, which is telecasted on Lok Sabha TV.. 

Dr. Abhay Jere is the Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Before joining MHRD, Dr. Jere was Chief Scientist- Life Sciences and R&D Head for Persistent Systems Ltd. As Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Jere is responsible for promoting all innovation related initiatives in higher education institutions. He is also the brain and driving force behind MHRD’s Smart India Hackathon initiative which is now recognized as the world’s biggest open innovation model with participation from thousands of education institutions, lakhs of students and hundreds of industries.. 

Through MHRD, Dr. Jere has now established Institution’s Innovation Councils (IIC) across 1000 institutions to facilitate creation of local innovation ecosystems in these institutions.Under guidance of Dr. Jere, MHRD is conceptualizing Student’s Startup policy, which will now allow students to start their own start-ups while studying. Recently, he was also instrumental in conceiving a very unique MBA program in ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ announced by All India Council for Technical education (AICTE)

 Dr. Jere is instrumental in conceptualizing the first of its kind Atal Innovation Ranking framework (ARIIA) for ranking all education institutions on innovation achievements. .Dr. Jere is committed to popularizing the need for innovation and entrepreneurship amongst Indians, hence he routinely writes columns in renowned English and vernacular newspapers. He has also conceptualized ‘India First Leadership Talk Series’, which is telecasted on Lok Sabha TV.

General Co-Chair:

To be announced soon...

General Chair:

Dr Omkar Rai,
Director General of STPI, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India. Under his leadership, STPI has been providing services to IT/ITES/ESDM industry for promotion of software exports and entrepreneurship from the country. He is actively involved in various policy formulations required for the growth of industry from time to time. Before STPI, he served in National Informatics Centre in various capacities. He holds a PhD in Statistics from Banaras Hindu University.

Shekhar C. Mande,
Ex-Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, and the Ex-Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology.

Technical Co-Chair:

To be announced soon...

Dr. Shaji Kurian

Professor and Chairperson – Human Resource Area

IFIM Institutions

Prof. Nandan Sudarsanam

Core member of the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI), and the co-Head of the American Express Lab for Data Analytics, Risk and Technology (DART) at IIT Madras. Faculty member of Department of Management Studies, IIT, Madras

Convener:
  • Prof. Anupam Bhattacharya, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
  • Prof. Sanghamitra Poddar, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
  • Prof.  Malay Gangopadhyay, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
Publicity Chair:
  • Sreeprasad M Kuttan, Kshetriya Sangadan Mantri, Paschim kshetra
  • Prof. Rajeev Singh, Secretary, Indraprastha Vigyan Bharati, Delhi
  • Prof. Arun Kumar Bar, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
  • Prof. Sutapa Chatterjee, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
Finance Chair:
  • Prof. Rajashree Paul, University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India
  • Prof. Subrata Chattopadhyay, Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata
Publication Chair:
  • Prof. Dipak Saha, Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata
  • Prof.  Srijita Chakraborty, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, India

Important Dates

5th-7th December, 2024

Conference Dates

10th August, 2024

Full paper submission

10th September, 2024

Acceptance Notification

5th November, 2024

Camera-ready copy due

5th November, 2024

Presentation Submission

15th November, 2024

Registration