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Theme Of The Year

Inspiration, Innovation & Inclusion

Sub-Themes :

Academic papers, focused on the main theme but not limited to, are invited for the SUSCON - V. Scholars may choose from any of the sub-themes for expressing their viewpoints. The process starts with the submission of extended abstract as per the given timeline. Sub-Themes :

  • Sustainability Development Agenda 2030
  • Rio+20 and the Way Forward
  • Inclusive Economic Growth and Equity
  • Green Economy for Sustainable Development
  • Energy for the Future
  • Water Resources: Crisis and Management
  • Environment, Forests and Natural Resources –Management
  • Climate Change Impact Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Disaster Preparedness and Management
  • Sustainability and Management Education Innovative Technology for Sustainability
  • Sustainable Building and Smart City Planning
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Global Reporting Initiatives and Corporate Sustainability
  • Governance and Ethics towards sustainability
  • CSR and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Self, Organization and Society: Towards Harmony
  • Sustainability: The Role of Social Media
  • Leadership and the Spirit of Sustainability
  • Preservation of Indigenous Cultures and Livelihood
  • Social and Neural Marketing
  • Brick and Mortar to Click and Shop
  • Green Marketing
  • Covering the Uncovered – Insurance
  • Sustainable Finance-Management & Strategy
  • Micro-finance & Micro-credit for Sustainable Development
  • Role of NGOs & VOs in Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Innovation and Ecopreneurship
  • Sustainability Strategy for Competitive Advantage
  • Green manufacturing
  • Traditional Wisdom on Sustainability
  • Sustainability Insights from Eastern and Western Culture and Philosophy
  • Human Values and Sustainable Development

Venue of the Conference 

Venue of the Conference

Indian Institute of Management - Shillong
Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai; Shillong - 793014
East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India
Telephone: +91 (0364) 230 8000

Important Dates of the Conference

  • Last date for Abstract submission
  • Notification of Acceptance of Abstract 
  • Last date of Final Paper Submission
  • Notification of Acceptance of Final Paper
  • Deadline for Online Registration
  • December 15, 2015
  • December 30, 2015
  • January 31, 2016
  • February 28, 2016
  • March 15, 2016

Awards for Best Paper

In consonance with its constant focus on Sustainability since inception, IIM Shillong is pleased to announce awards for three best papers in the conference. Selection will be done by the jury comprising external panel experts. The criteria for selection of the three best award winning papers are:

  • Originality of Ideas 
  • Clarity of Thought 
  • Depth of Research 
  • Quality of Analysis and 
  • Relevance to the overall conference theme

The Awards : 

  • First Prize INR 25,000.00 & certificate of appreciation 
  • Second Prize INR 15,000.00 & certificate of appreciation 
  • Third Prize INR 10,000.00 & certificate of appreciation

Committee Members

Conference Organizing Committee Chairman

Prof. Sanjoy Mukherjee

Conference Scientific Committee Chairman 

Prof. Tapas Kumar Giri


  • Prof. Natalie West Kharkongor
  • Prof. Rohit Joshi
  • Prof. Maram Srikanth
  • Prof. Bidyut Jyoti Gogoi
  • Prof. Khanindra Ch. Das
  • Prof. Mousumi Bhattacharya
  • Prof. Arindum Mukhopadhyay
  • Prof. Sanjita Jaipuria
  • Prof. Neelam Rani


SusCon 1 PDF 1

SusCon 2 PDF 2

SusCon 3 PDF 3

SusCon 4 PDF 4

Contact Information

IIM Shillong, Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai 
Shillong-793014 Meghalaya, India
Telephone: +91 (0364) 230 8000

Indian Institute of Management - Shillong
Mayurbhanj Complex, Nongthymmai; Shillong - 793014
East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India
Telephone: +91 (0364) 230 8000