3rd Annual Research Conference on “Innovative Practices in Science, Technology, Education & Management” was conducted on 16th & 17th Feb 2018.
The Third TIM – RESEARCH CONFERENCE-2018: INSIGHT TO INNOVATION IN STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MANAGEMENT) was held on 16th and 17th February 2018 at the Research Conference Hall , TKM Institute of Management. The conference was supported by sponsors and contributors. The event was jointly organized with the Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Enviornment, Government of Kerala.
The session was inaugurated on 16th February at 10.a.m by Dr.K.S.Chandrasekar, Director , IMK, University of Kerala & Dean – Management Studies. The function was presided over by Dr A Viswanathan, Director, TKM Institute of Management. Dr Vinith Kumar Nair, Professor and Associate Dean (External Affairs) addressed the gathering. Ms.Swathy Saji welcomed the gathering and Ms.Sruthy.S delivered the vote of thanks.
Followed by the inauguration, TECHNICAL SESSION on 16 – 02- 2018 (Friday) commenced at 11.00 am. The session was chaired by Dr Nisa S. Assistant Professor, TKM Institute of Management. The following papers were presented during the technical session 1.
|1||Green Marketing: A study on consumer’s perception about green products with special reference to Green Paper Products Private Limited Kollam.||Dr.K.S.Suresh Kumar
Vishnu Priya C R
|2||Design and Simulation of
Micro strip Patch Antenna Using Meta-materials
|Titto Anujan, Geetha P V|
|3||Case study: ‘RECIPE’ Restaurant
Market analysis and Strategic Segmentation Issues
|Dileep Kumar M, Nirmala S Govindarajo|
|4||Green buildings for sustainable development||Greeshma.R.K|
|5||Qualities of a counsellor and problems of counselling: A study on IT executives in Kerala||Lekshmi M.S
Dr. K.S Chandrasekar
Technical Session: 2 (Conference Hall) started at 02.00 PM and was till 04.00 PM. The session was chaired by Dr Aravind M. Assistant Professor, TKM Institute of Management. The following papers were presented during the technical session 2.
|1||SOCO and its relationship with Trust with the Salesperson with reference to Alopathic Customers in Diabetic speciality in South Kerala.||Arun G,
Dr. C.G. Manoj Krishnan
|2||Emotional Labor & Employee Job Satisfaction
With Special Reference to Service Sector
|Manu Mohan & Vishnu A.S|
|3||Business policy and Performance of Public Enterprises in India||Mathews John|
|4||Motives of smart phone usage as predictors of personality of University students||Anu Kurian, Anju Kamal|
The session on the second day (17th February 2018) started with a panel discussion related to the theme of the research conference. Dr. A Viswanathan, Director, TKM Institute of Management extended the welcome note. The session was inaugurated by Mr Baily Fernandez,Director and Co-founder at Masters of Business Facilitation, Business Consultant at AAMC Training Group, Australia. Dr Vinith Kumar Nair, Professor and Associate Dean (External Affairs) was the moderator.
The panel members were
- Gokul B Alex,Senior Manager, Digital Transformation and Innovation, UST Global
- Nishant Nambiar,CEO, Inforich Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Director (Sales & Marketing), Integrated IT Support, Saudi Arabia
- Arun Surendran,Strategic Director, Trinity College of Engineering
- Geethu Sivakumar,CEO, PACE Hi-Tech
The third Technical Session of the research conference started was from 1.00 PM to 04.00 PM. This was held at the TIM Conference Hall. The session was chaired by Dr Nisa S. Assistant Professor, TKM Institute of Management. The following papers were presented during the technical session 3.
|1||Cyber security and e-commerce||Athira. S|
|2||Scope of big data in e-governance||Harikrishnan. R|
|3||Provisions of companies act, 2013 and clause 49 of listing agreement of SEBI towards corporate governance||
|4||Study on mechanical properties of polythene fibre reinforced concrete with partial replacement of coarse aggregate as coconut shell (PFRCSC)||Swathi M S, Anu A|
|5||Mechanical properties of high strength concrete with copper slag as fine aggregate and partially replacing cement with Nano Silica||Ajeena R, Liji A|
|6||Study on factors contributing to national income||Mr.Humayoon.N, Mr.Amalnadh. M, Mr. Jishnu. J|
|7||M-Energy Plants||Krishna Harish and Kajal C.P|
|8||Effect of Marketing Mix on Consumer Choice of Home Appliances||Sona George, Arya Anil|
|9||Agri-preneurship with e-marketing in India||Girish C N, Govardhan B, Haritha S|
|10||An outlook of management students and graduates towards entrepreneurship||A U Abhijit, Kapil Dev|
|11||Effectiveness of Social Media as a Marketing Tool||Jerin Thomas and Jerry Johnson|
The fourth Technical Session of the research conference started was from 1.00 PM to 04.00 PM . This was held at the Gallery 1. The session was chaired by Dr Aravind M. Assistant Professor, TKM Institute of Management. The following papers were presented during the technical session 4.
|1||Study on Behaviour of normal concrete column and modified reactive powder concrete column||Neethu S Deth, Sreejith R|
|2||The impact and the reason for the use of E-Wallets among Youngsters||Lejo Syd Alex, Akhin S Sanju, Vishakh Kumar M|
|3||Analysis of Corrugated Plates||Muneera B|
|4||Experimental study on Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG) Panel filled with Alternate Concrete Mix||Anju Prakash, Nazjan Naza|
|5||Volatility Analysis of BITCOIN and its Legal Tender in India||Razal N
|6||Goods and Service Tax -an Analysis||Reema Reji|
|7||Future of E- Commerce in Rural India||Lekshmi M. Nair, Tresa Mathew|
|8||Novel Digital Management Paradigms||Abhijith R, Arsha Asokan & Harsha Harish|
|9||Implementation of Cluster Formation in Cochin Special Economic Zone||Swathy Saji|
|10||Digital Marketing: A Prospect For Entrepreneurship||Mahesh Kumar G, Arjun T P|
|11||A Report On “PRICING POLICIES” With Special Reference To KSE Ltd, Irinjalakuda||Varsha S.Unni, Jency Joseph, Ancy Albert and Abimol.R|
The programme concluded with a valedictory note by the institute dean and thereafter certificates of participation/paper presentations were distributed. The third TIM research conference was coordinated by Dr.Santhosh.V.A, Associate Dean (Operations) and Dr.Manojkrishnan.C.G (Associate Professor – HR Area)