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Digital Innovations, Transformation, and Society Conference 2018

Venue: India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India
Date: January 13-14, 2018

Hosted by
  Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), India and University of Maryland, USA

Abstract Submission deadline 30-Sep-17
Decision on Abstracts 15-Oct-17
Submit Full Paper 15-Nov-17

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We are pleased to announce the call for submissions to Digital Innovation, Transformations and Society Conference (DIGITS 2018) to be held in New Delhi India on January 13- 14, 2018. The conference is hosted by Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), India and University of Maryland, USA.

Digital innovations are fundamentally transforming the world of business and the society we live in. Because digital technologies create both opportunities and challenges, there is a need for academics, industry and government players to come together to understand their strategic and policy implications for informing their actions.

Against the backdrop of these digital transformations, Center for Digital Innovation, Technology, and Strategy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and BIMTECH (Birla Institute of Management Technology), Greater Noida, INDIA are pleased to announce the inaugural Digital Innovations, Transformation, and Society Conference 2018 (DIGITS 2018) at the India Habitat Center on January 13-14, 2018.

DIGITS 2018 will feature research papers, panels and keynote speakers to examine strategic, economic, and policy implications of the opportunities and threats of digital innovations and transformations. Papers are solicited on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Digital Transformations
  • Digital strategies and performance implications
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business models enabled by digitization
  • Digital platforms and markets
  • Crowdsourcing and the sharing economy
  • Digitization and co-creation of value
  • Productivity and performance effects of digital technologies
  • Governance of Digital resources
  • Executing and implementing digital strategies
  • The economics of digital goods
  • Digitization of economies, industries, societies, and culture
  • Emerging technologies and innovations such as cloud computing, business and data analytics, machine Learning
  • Digitization, human capital, and the transformation of labor markets
  • Digital skills, digital intelligence, and impacts at individual, household, regional, and firm level
  • Dark side of digital technologies

We invite original and applied research in all areas that seek to address issues related to the conference theme. Please submit an extended abstract of not more than 5 pages (11-pt font, one-inch margins on four sides, double-spaced) by September 30th, 2017. Submissions will be reviewed for novelty, rigor, and policy impact. Decisions will be sent to authors no later than October 15th, 2017.

DIGITS 2018 will give awards for Best Papers and Presentations. To be considered for the awards for papers, full papers should be submitted by November 15th, 2017. Submission through easychair

Organizing committee

  • Sunil Mithas, University of Maryland, USA
  • Siva Viswanathan, University of Maryland, USA
  • Sanjiva Shankar Dubey, BIMTECH, India
  • Nimisha Singh, BIMTECH, India


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