National Conference on Innovation and Technology Management (NCITM 2011)

Venue: R.M.K. Engineering College

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Event Date/Time: Apr 23, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 23, 2011
Registration Date: Apr 02, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 02, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 23, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Mar 15, 2011
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About Us
R.M.K Group of Institutions was founded by the visionary Shri. R.S. Munirathinam, philanthropist, educationalist and Former Member, Gummidipoondi Legislative Assembly. The institutions are creating paradigm shifts with bright insights of innovative growth and excellence

R.M.K.Engineering College is located at the confluence of India’s Industrial landscape spectacle of Gummidipoondi Taluk at Kavaraipettai. The institution has maintained an aura of culture and legacy of unparalleled Excellence and irreversible Integrity of values inculcated in every student. Inspired by the pioneering spirit, the institution aims quality education in Technology and Management.

MBA at R.M.K. distinguishes itself from other business schools by enabling students to have continuous corporate interaction, presence of renowned faculty and innovative pedagogy to give the students a truly global edge. This integral and value based formation will propel our students to be innovative, competent, creative and socially aware leaders of tomorrow.

Conference Rationale
Peter Drucker states in "The Discipline of Innovation," Harvard Business Review (1985) that "Unexpected successes and failures are such productive sources of innovation...most businesses dismiss them, disregard them, and even resent them."

Technology innovation management is relatively new. Moreover, since technology is rapidly changing, the usual view is that innovation and technology management is a hit or miss discipline. Technology Innovation Management refers to the management of products that constantly require innovation for a firm to sustain leadership, the processes or products that improve an organization's innovation capability and strategic response to new technologies or innovations. The National Conference aims to facilitate research on various dimensions of Technology Innovation Management

Conference Objectives
The conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on the latest business innovation developments in the field of management among researchers and practitioners in universities and industries in India

Conference Highlights
Keynotes Address : On research and innovation in the areas of business and technology.
Colloquium Sessions : Feedback from experts and peers to enhance research vigour.

Call for Papers
Unpublished papers by researchers, academicians and industry professionals related to business innovation and technology management.
All submissions are peer reviewed. Accepted papers will be published in the ISBN conference proceedings. Best papers will be published in ISSN RSM International Journal of Engineering, Technology and Management


∙ Technology Strategy and Management
∙ Innovation Policy and Management
∙ Technology Forecasting and Planning
∙ Technology Transfer Management
∙ Technology Commercialization
∙ Open Innovation
∙ Methods and Tools for Innovation
∙ Rural Finance Innovations
∙ Entrepreneurship
∙ R&D Management
∙ New Product Development
∙ Process Innovation and Development
∙ Managing IT and E-Commerce
∙ Knowledge Management
∙ Intellectual Property Right and Patent Management
∙ Human Capital for Innovation
∙ Risk Management
∙ Project Management
∙ Supply Chain Management
∙ System Design and Engineering
∙ Quality Management
∙ Service Innovation and Management
∙ Environmental Protection and Development

Guidelines for Submission
The following information is to be provided
1. Personal information name, title of research, affiliation, e-mail address, telephone number and postal address
2. Abstract a summary of your research including research objective, scope, methodology, finding, implications, keywords and paper type, not exceeding two pages and the full paper should not exceed 3000 words (A4 size), MS Word, font Times New Roman, Size 12, 1.5 line spacing, Justified.
3. Reference section in the main paper to be in APA format.
4. In addition to the hard copy, authors are requested to submit soft copy of the papers. In case of joint authorship, each author must register separately.

Important Dates
• Submission of Abstracts : 23.02.2011
• Notification of abstract acceptance : 02.03.2011
• Submission of the final papers : 15.03.2011
• Last date for Registration : 02.04.2011

Papers to be E-mailed to :

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Registration Fees
• Corporate delegates : Rs.1500
• Academicians : Rs.1000
• Students and research scholars : Rs. 750

Conference fee should be drawn in the form of Demand Draft in favour of Principal, R.M.K. Engineering College payable at Chennai

Accommodation arrangement can be made in hotels subject to prior intimation and payment being borne by participants.

Dr.Prema Sankaran, Professor & Head
Department of Management Studies, RMKEC

Mr.S.Senthil Gavasakar
Ms. M. Nagamalar

Advisory Committee
Mr. Pattabiraman Krishnaswamy, Tata Consultancy Services
Mr. T.Sarangarajan, Assistant Vice –President, Hyundai Motors.
Mr. Thallapathy, Manager – HR, Toshiba JSW
Dr.C.Rajendran, Prof & Head, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras
Dr.G.Rajendran, Professor, Department of Management Studies, Anna University
Dr. Geetha, Prof & Head, Department of Management Studies, Anna University of Tech, Chennai
Dr. K. Paneerselvam, Professor, Department of Management Studies, Pondicherry University


R.S.M.Nagar, Kavaraipettai
Tamil Nadu