18th Global Conference on

Digitalization and Flexibility for Organizational Management and Transformation”

December 18 (Tues.) – 20 (Thur.), 2018

Venue: Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, India

Annual Conference of Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management , ,

Organized by:   Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, India


‘GLOGIFT 18’, an International Conference with the theme “Digitalization and Flexibility for Organizational Management and Transformation” aims at providing a global forum for practitioners, policy makers, faculty members, researchers and learners to share their practical experiences, knowledge and insight in the evolution, formulation and implementation of strategies and models for transforming organizations to keep pace with the changing business ecosystems at local and global levels.  The objective of the conference is to provide a knowledge sharing platform for dissemination of research and experiential findings through empirical study, qualitative modelling, case studies and other emerging concepts.


GLOGIFT 18’, invites researchers, learners and practitioners to submit research-based as well as practical papers linked with the theme of the conference. The broad areas / sub-themes that will be of interest for the conference are given below. Papers can be submitted in any one of the following sub-themes or related areas.



Papers should be thought provoking and based on current research. The titles should be brief. Although there is no word limit, concise papers are encouraged. Papers can be accepted for presentation based on the extended abstracts. Publication in Proceedings is subject to a strict set of standards of review and deadlines. Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of the conference in soft copy. Selected papers will be considered for publication in Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Published by Springer) and other reputed publications, as well as in the form of book under the Book Series on Flexible Systems Management (Published by Springer).


30 Sept, 2018 Extended abstract / full paper
15 Oct, 2018 Acceptance of Extended abstract/paper for presentation only
30 Oct, 2018 Submission of paper in final form for review / Proposals for Symposia, Tutorials and workshops
02 Nov, 2018 Acceptance of papers for proceedings    
15 Nov, 2018 Early Bird Registration
15 Nov, 2018 Submission of revised paper for inclusion in proceedings
20 Nov, 2018 Regular Registration            
30 Nov, 2018 Late Registration

All submissions to be made through easychair at:

Particulars Regular Registration Fee
Within India (Rs) Overseas (USD $)
Delegates from Industries 7,000 8,000 400 450
Delegates from Academic/R&D Org. 6,000 7000
350 400
Delegates from GIFT, 5,000 6000
300 350
Students 3,000 4000
180 230
GIFT Student Members 2,500 3500
120 150

Note (for all categories)

  1. Early Bird discount of Rs 500/- within India and US$ 50 from overseas for all categories.
  2. Late Registrationadditional Rs 500/- within India and US$ 50 from overseas for all categories
  3. Spot Registration– additional Rs 1000/- within India and US$ 100 from overseas for all categories
  4. For Online payment of registration fee, mention “Regn. Fee of Mr./ Ms.(Name of the payee) under Remarks and Email the snapshot of the transaction slip to
  5. For Offline payment via DD/ Cheque (subject to realisation), kindly email the Payee Name, DD/ Cheque Number and Date of payment to
Account Number 3783 1181 465
Account Name GLOGIFT 2018
Bank Name & Branch State Bank of India (SBI), IIM Lucknow
IFSC SBIN0010175

If you wish to conduct a symposium, tutorial or workshop, submit a summary of at least two pages on what you propose to do in your session and why it is of interest and importance to the participants.

Conference Chairs
Dr. Sushil Kumar

Professor,  IIM Lucknow

Dr. D. K. Likhi

 CMD, MIDHANI,  Hyderabad


Conference Secretariat, GLOGIFT 18

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
I.I.M. Road, Lucknow – 226013 (U.P.) India
Ph: +91 9839130688, E-mail:

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