The three-day Sixth Annual International Conference on Sustainability - SusCon VI will be hosted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM)- Shillong from March 2 to March 4, 2017 at its college campus. A press release from the institute said that the conference will be inaugurated by Padma Shri Jadav "Molai" Payeng and Shankar Venkateswaran of the Tata Sustainability Group.
The main theme of the summit will be 'Learning, Living and Leading'. 2017's edition will focus on holistic development models of this consumerism age.
Over the years, the SusCon has emerged as one of the significant platforms for promoting sustainable thinking and management.
Leading agendas of the conference:
- SusCon 2017 is to see scores of paper-presentations
- Papers will be presented by renowned researchers
- Researchers will come from different parts of the globe to participate in the conference
- There will be multiple plenary sessions
- It will see host distinguished academicians, high-rank government officials, and industrialists
The annual conference will provide a global, multi-disciplinary and high ranking platform to the participants for dialogues. They will raise questions on the vital issues relating to sustainable development.
In its previous editions, SusCon has advocated a well-balanced emphasis on global perspective giving national priorities and regional challenges, as to find out harmonious developments, not only for the individual but also for the community, and the whole planet.
With over 30 sub-themes ranging from sustainable finance and green manufacturing to green marketing, the conference is expected to offer a unique learning opportunity for academicians, researchers and participants alike.