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IIF International Research Conference 2021

29th - 31st January, 2021 (10:00 am to 09:00 pm)

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1. Day 1 : 29th January, 2021 (10:00 am to 09:00 pm)
2. Day 2 : 30th January, 2021 (10:00 am to 09:00 pm)
3. Day 3 : 31st January, 2021 (10:00 am to 09:00 pm)

Friday 29th January, 2021


Inauguration Session : Day 1 :: 10 AM to 12 Noon
TimeSessionSpeaker
10:00 AMOpening WelcomeProf. Dr. J.D. Agarwal
(Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Instituteof Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitor’s(President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and PondicherryUniversity Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank ofPatiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Clevland FoundationScholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK;formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; DelhiSchool of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
10:10 AMChief Guest The Governance of Globalization in the 21st Century
Prof. Dr. Grzegorz Witold Kolodko,

(Academic, Politician, Author of New Pragmatism – Original Paradigmatic and Heterodox Theory of Economics and Economic Policy; Key Architect of Polish Economic Eeforms; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (1994-97 & 2002-03); Founder & Director, Transformation, Integration & Globalization Economic Research (TIGER), Kozminski University, Warsaw, POLAND. World's most quoted Polish Economist. Member, European Academy of Sciences; Foreign Member, Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA; Distinguished Professor, Belt and Road School, Beijing Normal University, CHINA; Honorary Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi INDIA; Editorial Board Member, Finance India (The Quarterly Journal of Finance), INDIA; Laureate of the 2020 Special Book Award China.
10:35 AMGuest of Honour Challenges in the Post - Virus World H.E. Ambassador Prof. Dr. Deepak Vohra, IFS - MADE IN INDIA
(Special Advisorto Prime Minister, Lesotho, South Sudan, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau, AFRICA;Special Advisor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Councils, Kargil and Leh, INDIA;Formerly Ambassador of India to Armenia, Georgia, South Sudan, Sudan,Poland and Lithuania; Honourary Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
10:50 AMPlenary Keynote Address Prof. Dr. Meenakshi Rishi
(Eva Albers Professor of Economics, Seattle University,USA & Executive Director, Asso. of Indian Economic & Financial Studies,USA)
11:10 AMIIF Research Council Member Keynote AddressEmotions and Financial Decisions
Prof. Dr. Yochanan Shachmurove,

(Full Professor of Economics at City Universityof New York CUNY, USA); New York Universiy, USA; Wharton School,University of Pennenslivyania, Philadelphia, USA)
Prof. Dr. Alojzy Nowak,
(Rector & Full Professor, University of Warsaw, POLAND)
Prof. Dr. Jacob Weisberg,
(Full Professor, Bar Ilan University, ISRAEL)
11:30 AMSpecial Keynote AddressPost-COVID Capitalism and Finance : Data Fiduciary in order to alleviate Principal AgentProblems in the Artificial Big Data Age
Prof. Dr. Julia Margarete Puaschunder

(Behavioral Economist & Professor, TheNew School and The New School for Social Research, New York, USA)
11:50 AMIIF Alumni AddressMr. Sadar Abdul Rasheed,
Head - Risk Management, Al Guhar Group, UAE; Earlier GlowOil Group UAE; GARMCO, BHARAIN; Savola Gp, SAUDI ARABIA; MCXINDIA; IIF MBF 2003-05 Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
11:55 AMChair Conference AddressProf. Dr. Aman Agarwal
(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)

Technical Session I : Day 1 :: 12 Noon to 1:00 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
12:00 PMOpening Keynote AddressInnovation in Troubled Times : Companies response to Corona Virus Prof. Dr. Lynn Martin
(Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, AngliaRuskin University, Faculty of Business & Law Cambridge, UK; Fellow, Instituteof Small Business and Entreprenuership, Cambridge, UK)
12:30 PM IIF Int. Advisory Council Member Keynote Address Prof. Dr. Ying Fan
(Full Professor of Economics, China Foreign Affairs University,CHINA)
1:30 PMIIF Advisory Conncil Member IIF Alumni Keynote AddressWhat Motivates Staff to Give their Best
Miss. Somi Tandon
(former Secretary Finance, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, INDIA & MBF 1988-90 Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)

1:00 - 2:00 PM : LUNCH Break

Technical Session II : Day 1 :: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
2:00 PMOpening Keynote Addressrtificial Intelligence and Energy
Prof. Dr. Fausto Pedro García Márquez

(Full Professor, Castilla-La Mancha University, SPAIN)
2:30 PMFinance India EB Member Keynote AddressAre board gender-quotas costly for shareholders
Prof. Dr. B. Espen Eckbo

(Full Professor of Finance, Darthmouth College, USA ¤tly in NORWAY)
3:00 PMPaper Presentation FI 2418 Uzbekistan member of the International Worldskills : Prospects he Innovative Development of Professional Education
Dr. Shakhista Maksudova
(Associate Professor and Director, Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, Institute of Pedagogical Innovations, UZBEKISTAN)

2. FI 2421 Uzbekistan to Ensure Economic Stability In Professional EducationalInstitutions Public-Privae Partnership
Dr. Maksudov Shahzod Hayatovich

(Research Faculty, Tashkent State TechnicalUniversity, UZBEKISTAN)
3:20 PMReferee AddressMr. Sadar Abdul Rasheed
(Head - Risk Management, Al Guhar Group, UAE; Earlier GlowOil Group UAE; GARMCO, BHARAIN; Savola Gp, SAUDI ARABIA; MCXINDIA; IIF MBF 2003-05 Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
3:30 PMClosing Keynote AddressPassive Green Houses : Recent Development and Technologies
Prof. Dr. Valentina Emilia Balas

(Full Professor of Automation and AppliedInformatics, University "Aurel Vlaicu", ROMANIA; Member EUSFLAT, ACMand SM IEEE, TC – SC (IEEE SMCS), SIAM; Joint Secretary, Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM), INDIA)


Technical Session III : Day 1 :: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
3:30 PMOpening Keynote AddressGrowth Diagnostic Framework : Application to Uttar Pradesh State
Prof Dr. Mukul G Asher

(Independent Consultant in Public Financial Management and Social Protection; former Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS) SINGAPORE)
4:00 PMFinance India EB Member AddressShaking up Measures of Consumer Economic Wellbeing
Prof. Dr. Thijs Ten Raa

(Full Professor, Utrecht University, THE NETHERLANDS)
04:30 PMPaper Presentation FI 2338 Measuring Work Life Balance of Bank Employees : Indin Evidence
Ms. Nikita Porwal

(Research Scholar, Sir Padmpat Singhania University, Udaipur,Rajasthan, INDIA)
Dr. Shweta Lalwani
(Head, School of Management, Sir Padmpat SinghaniaUniversity, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA)
Dr. Vineet Chouhan
(Assistant Professor, Sir Padmpat Singhania University,Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA)
Dr. Shubham Goswami
(Assistant Professor, Sir Padmpat Singhania University,Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA)

2. FI 2343 Do Currency Fluctuation effect Sensex Returns and Forex Reserves
Dr. S Sangeeta

(Associate Professor, KCT Business School, Comibatore, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)
Ms. K Nivethikaa
(Research Scholar, KCT Business School, Comibatore, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)<
4:45 PMReferee Address Dr. Sadar Abdul Rasheed
(Head - Risk Management, Al Guhar Group, UAE; Earlier Glow Oil Group UAE; GARMCO, BHARAIN; Savola Gp, SAUDI ARABIA; MCX INDIA; IIF MBF 2003-05 Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
4:50 PMFinance India EB Member Keynote AddressCost Structures in the Hospitality Structures
Prof. Dr. Madhu Vij

(Full Professor of Finance, University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies, INDIA)
5:00 PMClosing Keynote Address Stock Exchange Efficiency and Convergence : International Evidence
Prof. Dr. Ephraim Clarke

(Full Professor of Finance, Middlesex University, UK)
Prof. Dr. Zhuo Qiao
(Full Professor, University of Macau, MACAU-CHINA)

5:30 - 6:00 PM : Tea Break

IIF IRCAS 2021 Summit 1 : Union Budget 2021 : Expectations :: 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
TimeSessionSpeaker
6:00 PMSummit Opening Welcome AddressProf. J.D. Agarwal
(Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and Pondicherry University Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Clevland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK; formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
6:10 PMChief Guest AddressConfirmation Awaited
6:20 PMGuest of Honour Address CA Mr. Gopal Krishan Agarwal
(BJP National Spokesperson (Economic Affairs), Bharatiya Janata Party; Director, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA); Director, Institute of Companies Secretaries of India (ICSI); Trustee & Treasurer, India Policy Foundation (IPF); Advisor, Ministry of Water Resources on Namami Ganga; former Director, Bank of Baroda & NEEPCO, INDIA)
6:35 PMOpening AddressUnion Budget of INDIA 2021-2022 : Projections
Prof. Dr. Yamini Agarwal

(Economist & Professor of Finance; former Director, IIF Business School - AKTU, INDIA; Associate Editor, Finance India, INDIA)
6:50 PMKey Expert Speakers Mr. Ashok V Desai
(Indian Economist, Board Member, Corporate Catalyst India & Forbes Marshall; Consultant Editor, The Telegraph Culcutta; formerly Advisory Prime Minister Economic Advisory Committee, Prime Minister of India's EAC Office, Government of India, INDIA)
Mr. Anil Khaitan
(Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Sunil Healthcare Ltd.; Shalimar Industries Ltd.; Shalimar Wires Ind. Ltd.; Alphaavittos (OPC) Pvt.Ltd; SNK Corporation Ltd., INDIA; formerly President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry PHDCCI; Chairman– National Council on Start-Ups & Member Board, ASSOCHAM, INDIA)
Ms. Puja Mehra
(Independent Journalist & Author - The Lost Decade 2008-2018; former Senior Deputy Editor, The Hindu, INDIA)

Mr. Rajnish Goenka
(Industrialist, Socio-Political Thinker, Socio-Religious Activist; BJP National Convener, BJP Micro and Small Industry Cell (2014); President, MSME Development Forum; President, MSME India Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Founder CEO, Tobu Cycles Group (1992- ) in 5+ Countries; Independent Director, MMTC, National Board of Ministry of MSME, INDIA)

Commander Dr. Bhushan Dewan
(1971 War Veteran - Indian Navy, Government of India; Chairman, Education Excellence Forum; Pro-Vice Cancellor (2014), Somaiya Vidyavihar; Former Vice-President, Tata Consultancy Services, INDIA

Mr. David Carlin
(Program Lead - UNEP-FI TCFD Banking Pilot, United Nations, SWITZERLAND)

Dr. Arbind Prasad
(Chairperson (2017-20), Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission; Board Member (2013-16), Delhi Technological University, INDIA)

Mr KA Badarinath
(Principal Advisor, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India; former Editor Policy, Financial Cronical; Deputy Chief of Bureau, Hindustan Times, INDIA)

Ms. Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz
(Principal, The Brattle Group, USA)

Dr. M. Narendra
(Former Chairman & Managing Director, Indian Overseas Bank, INDIA; Advisor & Member of Board on various Companies)

Prof. Asoke K. Laha
(Founder President & CEO Interra IT, USA & Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA

Mr. Mohd. Haleem Khan, IAS
(former Secretary, Government of India (GOI), Ministry of Finance, INDIA)

8:30 PM IIF Academic Partner Summit Valedictory Address Ms. Purnima Voria
(Founder & CEO of the National US India Chamber of Commerce, Denver, Colorado, USA; National Advisor, United States Secretary of Commerce; Ambassador of Peace, IIWPF, UN Association, USA)
8:45 PMIIF Research Professor 2020 Awardee Keynote Academic Contribution to Finance
Prof. Dr. M. Banu Durukan

(Professor of Finance, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY; Chair, Dept of Business Admn., DEU, TURKEY; Member Senat, Faculty of Business, DEU, TURKEY ; Affiliate Professor of Finance, Ljubljana Universiy, TURKEY & Member, Izmir Chamber of Certified Accountants, Izmir, TURKEY; Member, Association of Chamber of Certified Public Accountants, Istanbul, TURKEY)
9:15 PMValedictory AddressProf. Dr. Aman Agarwal
(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)

Saturday 30th January, 2021


Inauguration Session : Day 2 :: 10 AM to 12 Noon
TimeSessionSpeaker
10:00 AMOpening Welcome Prof. Dr. J.D. Agarwal
(Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and Pondicherry University Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Cleveland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK; formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
10:10 AMChief Guest
Confirmation Awaited

10:25 AMGuest of HonourLife of an Entrepreneur
Prof. Asoke K. Laha

(Founder President & CEO Interra IT, USA & Adjunct Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
10:40 AMPlenary Keynote
Dr. Daniel Kaufmann

(President Emeritus & ex-CEO, NRGI & RWI; Chairman & Member of Board on Inter-Governmental Organizations; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institute, USA)
11:10 AMSpecial Keynote Address Discovering and Activating Purpose in a Post COVID-19 World: How purpose-led businesses can both meaningfully progress the UN Sustainable Development Goals and be commercially successful
Mr. Simon (Mac) McKenzie

(Managing Director, BRIDGE (Asia-Pacific); Director, Bridge Institute; Operations Director (2006), Thomson Reuters, SINGAPORE)
11:40 AMIIF Alumni Address Confirmation Awaited
11:55 AMChair Conference AddressProf. Dr. Aman Agarwal
(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)

Technical Session IV : Day 2 :: 12 Noon to 1:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
12:00 PMIIF Research Professor 2020 Awardee AddressAcademic Contribution to Management Science
Prof. Dr. Junzo Watada

(Professor Emeritus, Waseda University, JAPAN; formerly Professor, CERDAS, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), MALAYSIA; Research Professor, RIQE, Zhejiang Gongshang University, CHINA; Executive Chair of ISME & WCICME, JAPAN; President (2019-21), Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics,INDIA; Henri Coanda Medal Award from Inventico in ROMANIA 2002; Life Fellow, Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory (SOFT); Advisory Council Member, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA)
1:00 PMIIF Academic Partner Address Paper FI 2414 : Direction of Employment of the Rural Population
Prof. Dr. Saidasror Saydakhmedovich Gulyamov

(Vice-Rektor & Professor, Tashkent State Agrarian University, UZBEKISTAN)

Dr. Shakhista Maksudova
(Associate Professor and Director, Ministry of Higher and Specialized Educaion, UZBEKISTAN)
1:10 PMIIF Academic Partner Address Paper FI 2417 : Solar Education is an Innovative Way to Development of Green Energy in Uzbekistan 2030
Dr. Shakhista Maksudova

(Associate Professor and Director, Ministry of Higher and Specialized Educaion, UZBEKISTAN)
1:20 PMReferee AddressDr. Namita Sahay
(Associate Professor & Head of the Department, Amity University (AIBS), INDIA; Member Editoral Board, Finance India, INDIA)

1:30 - 2:00 PM : LUNCH Break

Technical Session V : Day 2 :: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
2:00 PMOpening Keynote Address
Prof. Dr. Biliang Hu

(Executive Dean & Professor, Belt and Road School (BRS); Dean & Professor, Emerging Markets Institute (EMI), Beijing Normal University (BNU), CHINA)
2:30 PMSpecial Keynote Address
Prof. Dr. Rashmi Bhardwaj

(Professor of Mathematics and Head, Nonlinear Dynamics Research Lab, University School of Basic & Applied Sciences, GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi, INDIA)
3:10 PMClosing Keynote Address Cybersecurity Risk Management Plan for a Blockchain Technology Application Model
Prof. Dr. Gabriel Kabanda
(Full Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems, Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity, Ithaca College, New York, USA; Pro Vice Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Enterprise Development) Zimbabwe Open University; Fellow, African Scientific Institute, USA; Secretary General; Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences (ZAS), Secretary General, Africa-Asia Dialogue Network, ZIMBABWE)


Technical Session VI : Day 1 :: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
TimeSessionSpeaker
3:30 PMOpening Keynote AddressFinancial Crises and International Multi-Asset Funds Performance
Prof. Dr. Manuel J. Rocha Armada

(Full Professor of Finance, University of Minho; President, 1st Portugese Finance Network Conference, PORTUGAL)

Prof. Dr. Paulo Armada Leite
(Professor of Finance, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, PORTUGAL)
04:10 PMPaper Presentation 1. FI 2348 A Study on Economic Performance of BRICS Countries and Analysis of Indian Economy Pre and during Covid Lockdown Period
Dr. S Sangeetha

(Associate Professor, KCT Business School, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)
Ms. R.K. Mangalaa
(Research Scholar, KCT Business School, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)
2. FI 2409 Occupational Stress in Mediating Employee Engagement and Work Peformance
Mr. Brijesh Kishore Goswami
(Assistant Professor, GLA University, UP, INDIA)
Dr. Sushmit Jha Goswarmi

(Assistant Professor, GLA University, Mathura, INDIA)
4:30 PMReferee Address Prof. Dr. Rekha Jagannath
(Research Professor, Jain Deemed to be University; Independent Director Tumakuru Smart City Limited Board, Government of Karnataka & Government of India; Former Member Karnataka State Planning Board; Government of Karnataka; Fomer ICSSR Senior Fesearch Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science & Research, Delhi, INDIA)
4:45 PMClosing Keynote Address Covid19 - Perspectives and Reflections
Mr. Mohd. Haleem Khan, IAS

(former Secretary, Government of India (GOI), Ministry of Finance, INDIA)


5:00 - 6:30 PM : Tea Break

IIF IRCAS 2021 Summit 2 : Women, Inclusive Growth & Social Well-Being :: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
TimeSessionSpeaker
6:00 PMSummit Opening Welcome Prof. Dr. J.D. Agarwal (Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and Pondicherry University Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Clevland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK; formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
6:10 PMChief Guest Address H.E. Mr. Jacek K. Jankowski (Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to ZAMBIA & COMESA, ZAMBIA; formerly Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to ETHOPIA)
6:25 PMGuest of Honour Address Ms. Meher Pudumjee
(Chairperson, Thermax, INDIA) * Confirmation Awaited
6:40 PMOpening Keynote Address Prof. Dr. Manju Agarwal
(Dean & Senior Professor of Economics, IIF Business School - AKTU, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA)
7:30 PMKeynote Speakers Dr. Bloosom Kochar
(Founder and Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic; Aroma Magic and Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies, INDIA)
Ms. Mikity Taki
(Mrs. Camellia Universe 2019; Mrs. Japan Chinatown World Ambassador 2018; Asia Golden Star Award 2017; Enrepreneur & Founder, Mimosa - Food & Health Conditioning, JAPAN)
Mr. Vimal Mahendru
(IEC Ambassador; President, Legrand – India; Chairman & Managing Director, INDO-ASIAN, INDIA)
Ms. Bindu Balakrishnan
(Country Head India, DCMN, GERMANY)
Mr. Shantanu Guha Ray
(India Editor, Central European News Agency, AUSTRIA)
Dr. Wanda T. Wallace,
Managing Partner, Leadership Forum; Author - You Can't Know it ALL, USA)
Mrs. Alka Shrivastava
(Founder Chairperson, Laxmi Bai Mahila Nagarik Cooperative Bank, INDIA)
Ms. Elizabeth (Beth) Morrissey,
Managing Partner, Kleiman International Consultants, Inc., USA)
Mr. Indrajit Adhikari

(Deputy News Editor, Anandabazar Patrika (ABP), INDIA)
Ms. Miranda Coppoolse

(Behavioral Analyst, Security Risk Advisor & Founder of MC Global Security Consulting, THE NETHERLANDS; Team Member, Childrens Rescue Initiative Inc., USA; former Tactical Risk and Behavioral Advisor,6S Global Limited, UK)
Mr Shantanu Bhadkamkar
(President, Multimodal Transport Operators of India (AMTOI), INDIA; Owner, ATC, Rotomatic Containers & ATC Global Logistics, INDIA; Vice-Chairman, China Int. Logistics Professional Network, CHINA; Immidiate Past President / Chairman & Managing Committe Member, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture, INDIA; International Federation of Customs Brokers Association, CANADA)
Dr. Sumitra (Sumi) Kashi Balachandran
(Psychologist as Private Practice; former Clinical Director & Psychologist with Services for the UnderServed & New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA)
Ms. Joya Scarlata
(Director of Digital Marketing, Interra IT, USA)
Prof. Dr. Kjell Hausken

(Professor of Economics and Societal Safety, University of Stavanger, NORWAY)
Dr. Lubna Nafesa,

Visiting Professor, Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA; Associate Professor, Institute of Management Technology(IMT), Uttar Pradesh, INDIA; Visiting Faculty, IIM Trichy & IIM Indore, INDIA)
Mr. Vasindra Mishra
(Senior Journalist and Author; formerly Editor-in-Chief, Jantantra TV; Network 18; Zee Media (Hindi Regional News Channel) and with Times of India, Hindustan Times, Amar Ujala, National Herald, INDIA)
Mr. Mark Sadovnick
(Partner and Chief Human Element Officer, 5th Element Group PBC, USA; Member of Board of World Trade Center Los Angeles, USA; ATHENA International; Million Peacemakers ("Nonflict"?), CANADA)
Dr. Meri (Seistola) Valtiala
(Secretary General, Human Colossus Foundation; COO, Pollui Aittokoski Experience; Executive Director (2015-2020), Metka Centre for Media Education - Mediakasvatuskeskus, FINLAND)
8:30 PMIIF Alumni AddressMrs. Shaini Nair,
Regulatory & Payments Legal Compliance Manager (Global), eBay, Texas, USA & MBF 2003-05 Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA
8:45 PMIIF Summit Valedictory Keynote AddressConfirmation Awaited
9:00 PMSummit Closing AddressProf. Aman Agarwal
(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)

Sunday 31st January, 2021


Inauguration Session : Day 3 :: 10 AM to 12 Noon
TimeSessionSpeaker
10:00 AMOpening WelcomeProf. Dr. J.D. Agarwal
(Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitors (President of India) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and Pondicherry University Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Clevland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK; formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
10:10 AMChief Guest Confirmation Awaited
10:25 AMGuest of HonourDr. Dilip Chenoy
(Secretary General, FICCI, Delhi, INDIA; Managing Director & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) (2010-15), INDIA; Director General, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)(2004-10), INDIA
10:40 AMIIF Research Professor 2020 Awardee AddressAcademic Contributions to Accounting
Auditors' conflict of Interest and Financial Statement Insurance, and Fair Values

Prof. Dr. Joshua Ronen

(Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, USA and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting, USA)
11:25 AMIIF Academic Partner AddressFintech - Past, Present and the Future
Prof. Dr. Krishnan Dandapani

(Professor of Finance, Director of Professional MBA Programs & Director of India Strategy, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA)
11:40 AMPlenary Keynote Address Prof. Dr. Rajendra Srivastava
(Dean, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, INDIA)
11:55 AMChair Conference AddressProf. Dr. Aman Agarwal
(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)

Technical Session VII : Day 3 :: 12 Noon to 1:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
12:00 PMOpening Keynote AddressValue Chain Management under Turbulence Times
Dr D M A Kulasooriya

(Director General, National Institute of Business Management, Colombo, SRI LANKA)
12:20 PMFinance India EB Member Keynote AddressThe Impact of Centralized Electronic Bidding System on Procurement Prices for Generic Member Keynote Address Pharmaceuticals in Thailand : A Difference-in-Differences Analysis
Prof. Dr. Wing-Keung Wong)

(Professor, Asia University, TAIWAN; Professor, China Medical University Hospital, TAIWAN; Adjunct Professor, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG)
Ms. Amarawan Pentrakan

(Doctoral Research Scholar, Asia University, Taichung, TAIWAN and Assistant Professor, Prince of Songkla University, Songkla, THAILAND
12:15 PMPaper Presentation 1. FI 2416 Innovation of Production Processes in the Agro-Industrial Complex Direction of Employment of the Rural Population
Prof. Dr. Saidasror Saydakhmedovich Gulyamov
(Vice-Rektor & Professor, Tashkent State Agrarian University, UZBEKISTAN)

2. FI 2407 Reference Group : Key Challenge for Indian Rural Consumer’s Buying Patterns for Health and Hygiene Products (Handwash)
Mr. Ali Abbas Rizvi
(Research Scholar, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA)
Dr. Arun Bhaduria
(Assistant Professor, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA)
Prof. Dr. Bimal Jaiswal
(University of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA)
1:00 PMReferee AddressProf. Dr. Gopal Tadepalli V
(Full Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)
1:10 PMClosing Keynote AddressConfirmation Awaited

1:00 - 2:00 PM : LUNCH Break

Technical Session VIII : Day 3 :: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
2:00 PMOpening Keynote Address
Prof. Dr. David Q. Pan

(Executive Dean and Professor, Tsinghua University, Schwarzman, Tsinghua, CHINA)
2:20 PMPaper Presentation

2:40 PMSpecial Keynote AddressFinancing Social Sector in North-Eastern States : Vertical Fiscal Transfers
Prof. Dr. Atul Kumar Saran
(Professor, Arun Jaitley Natianal Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, Haryana, INDIA)
Mr. Manisha Nayyar
(Assistant Professor, Mangalam University, Delhi and FPM Research Scholar, Arun Jaitley Natioanl Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad, Haryana, INDIA)
3:00 PMIIF Int. Advisory Council Member Keynote AddressScenarios of Economic Recoverry of Countries from Corona
Prof. Dr. Hamid Saremi

(President (Vice-Chancellor), Asrar Higher Educational Institue (Deemed to be University); former Vice-Chancellor (Administrative & Financial Affairs) and Head of Financial Engieneering Department, Islamic Azad University, Quchan Branch, IRAN)
3:15 PMClosing Keynote AddressTaxation in India
Prof. Dr. Rekha Jagannath
(Research Professor, Jain Deemed to be University; Independent Director Tumakuru Smart City Limited Board, Government of Karnataka & Government of India; Former Member Karnataka State Planning Board; Government of Karnataka; Fomer ICSSR Senior Fesearch Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science & Research, Delhi, INDIA)


Technical Session IX : Day 3 :: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
TimeSessionSpeaker
3:30 PMOpening Keynote AddressMapping Reckonable Money Away From Life Forms
Prof. Dr. Gopal Tadepalli V

(Full Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, INDIA)
4:00 PMFinance India EB Member Keynote AddressRaising Capital in Bankruptcy
Prof. Dr. B. Espen Eckbo

(Full Professor of Finance, Darthmouth College, USA & currently in NORWAY)
4:20 PMPaper Presentation 1. FI 24 Irrational Investor Sentiment and Stock Market Returns : A Quantile Regression Approach
Ms. Yamini Yadav

(Assistant Professor, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, RAJASTHAN)
Dr. Pramod Kumar Naik (Assistant Professor, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, RAJASTHAN)

2. FI 2411 IFRS Compliance and its Impact on E-Reporting : A Case Study on Indian Listed Companies
Dr. Shilpa Vardia
(Assistant Professor, University College of Commerce & Management Studies, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA)
Dr. Nisha Kalra
(Assistant Professor, University College of Commerce & Management Studies, Udaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA)
4:40 PMSpecial Keynote AddressThe benchmarks of progressive social reforms in Ukraine : World Best Practices
Prof. Dr. Olha Ilyash

(Professor and Vice-Rector for Research and International Activity, International University of Finance; Professor, National Technical University “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, Kyiv, UKRAINE)
5:00 PMClosing Keynote AddressProf. Dr. Mondher Bellalah
(Professor of Finance, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, FRANCE; Professor of Finance, Ecole Polytechnique Méditerranéenne, Tunis, TUNISIA)


5:30 - 6:00 PM : Tea Break

IIF IRCAS 2021 Summit 3 : Economic Resurgence in Un-Certain Times :: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
TimeSessionSpeaker
6:00 PMSummit Opening WelcomeProf. Dr. J.D. Agarwal
(Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA; formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA and Pondicherry University Court, INDIA; formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged with State Bank of India; formerly Clevland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA; London Business School, UK; formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); IIT Delhi; Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)
6:10 PMChief Guest AddressIndia's Development Assistance in times of Corona Pandemic
H.E. Ambassador Mr. Akhilesh Mishra, IFS

(Additional Secretary (Development Partnership Administration), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, INDIA; Director General (2019-20), Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Delhi; Ambassador of India (2016-19), Embassy of India to Maldives, MALDIVES; Consul General of India in Toronto, CANADA)
6:25 PMGuest of Honour Address Lean Life Designer Model for Cost Reduction
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Caj L. Soderlund

(Senior Advisor, MFA; former Senior Diplomat, Advisor to Prime Minister of Finland and Minister Counsellor (DCM) Economic Affairs in Embassy of India for Finland (2001-04). Dr. Soderlund has also served as Senior Advisor to Minister of Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) (2004-09); Finnish NCM Presidency (2007); Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1997-2001) in FINLAND and the former Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of Finland in Spain (1990-93); Chief of Diplomatic Mission of Finland in UAE (1993-96) and Secretariat of Nordic Cooperation (1996))
7:00 PMOpening AddressProf. Dr. Saurabh Agarwal
(Principal, IIF College of Commerce and Management Studies - CCSU; Member of Board, Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India (GOI); Member of the Governing Body, Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Worker's Education & Dev. (formerly Central Board for Workers Education - CBWE), Ministry of Labour & Employment,GOI; Professor of Accounting & Finance & Dean [CDC], Indian Institute of Finance, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh; Managing Committee Member, ASSOCHAM, INDIA; Associate Editor, Finance India, Delhi, INDIA)
7:30 PMKey Expert Speakers Dr. Manuel Álvaro Muñoz García
(Senior Lead Expert (DG Macroprudential Policy & Financial Stability), European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY)

Prof. Dr. M. Banu Durukan
(Professor of Finance, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY; Chair, DBA., DEU, TURKEY; Member Senat, Faculty of Business, DEU, TURKEY ; Affiliate Professor, Ljubljana Universiy, SLOVNIA)

Mr. John Rainford
(Entrepreneur, Owner and CEO, Strawberry Fields Darwin Matrix, London, UK)

Dr. Meithiana Indrasari
(Vice President, University of Dr Soetomo (UNITOMO), Surabaya East Java, INDONESIA)

Dr. Bharat Barot
(Senior Researcher (2008-10), Royal School of Technology; Senior Research Fellow (1990-07), National Institute of Economic Research, Stockholm, SWEDEN)

Dr. Nidhi Kumar
(Senior Anchor Journalist and Celebrity Host, Delhi Doordarshan - DD Science & Technology & DD National TV, Delhi, INDIA)

Prof. Dr. Kishore Kulkarni
(Distinguished Professor of Economics, Metropolitan State University of Denver; Chief Editor, International Review of Business and Economics, Denver Colorado, USA

Ms. Elizabeth (Beth) Morrissey
Managing Partner, Kleiman International Consultants, Inc., USA)

Mr. Naren Bhiku Ram Jain
(Active Member & Spokesperson, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ; Owner, Art Mall, Delhi, INDIA)

Ms. Smita Pandey Mishra
(Founder and CEO, Fandoro Technologies Pvt Ltd; Qazonee Infosystems Pvt Ltd), Delhi, INDIA)

Mr. Mathew Joseph
(Vice President & Head of Artificial Intelligence Labs, Apar Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Karnataka, INDIA)
8:30 PMIIF Alumni AddressMr. Vikash Raj
(Head Business Analytics & Process Engineering, IDFC Asset Management Company, Mumbai, INDIA; formerly worked in leadership roles at ICRA Online; CRISIL; Citi Bank; Standard Chartered Bank AMC; CEO of IDFC Pension Funds, INDIA and IIF MBF (1996-98) Alumni, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA
8:45 PMIIF Summit Veledictory AddressThe Need for Paradigm Shift in Economics
Prof. Dr. John Komlas

(Emeritus at the Chair of Economic History, University of Munich, Munich, GERMANY & USA)
9:00 PMSummit Closing AddressThe Need for Paradigm Shift in Economics
Prof. Dr. Aman Agarwal

(Director & Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA & Executive Editor, Finance India, INDIA)
9:05 PMIIF IRCAS 2021 Valedictory Address &

Confering IIF Research Professor Award 2021 on Full Professors

Confering IIF Best Doctoral Thesis Award for BDTA 2018-19 and BDTA 2019-20

Confering IIF Alumni Award 2021
Prof. Dr. J.D. Agarwal
Chairman & Distinguished Professor of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, INDIA
Editor-in-Chief, Finance India, INDIA
Founding Chairman, IIF Business Schol (AKTU), INDIA
Founding Chairman, IIF College of Commerce & Management Studies (CCSU), INDIA
formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on University of Delhi, INDIA
formerly Visitor’s (President of India’s) Nominee on Pondicherry University Court, INDIA
formerly RBI Nominated Director on State Bank of Patiala now merged in State Bank of India
formerly Clevland Foundation Scholar at Cleveland State University, USA;
formerly Professor, Ahmadu Bello University (NIGERIA); Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Delhi);
Delhi School of Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce - University of Delhi)


The Names of Awardee for 2021 would be annouced on 31st January 2021 Only


IIF Research Professor Award 2020 Laureates

Prof. Dr. Junzo Watada
Professor Emeritus, Waseda University,JAPAN for Management Sciences
Prof. Dr. Joshua Ronen
Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, USA for Accounting
Prof. Dr. M. Banu Durukan Sali
Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, TURKEY for Finance
Prof. Dr. Adkham Bekmuradov
Professor & ED, EL-YURT UMIDI, UZBEKISTAN for Economics
Prof. Dr. M Selvam
Professor, Bharathidasan University, INDIA for Managment
9:00 PM Closure of 3 Days International Research Conference and Award Summit 2020