16th South Asian Management Forum

Venue: IUBAT—International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Conference Theme

Besides mortality and morbidity, the impact of Covid 19 Pandemic is felt everywhere - in economy, business, social and family life, education, employment, consumer spending and so on. Although a few countries could maintain stability of their economy, almost all others are suffering from depression. Depressed demand and supply disruptions have caused slowdown in economic activities. While some business have achieved sustainability or even growth, most others are struggling to survive and many closed down. Global financial markets have reacted and global stock indices have plunged. The social disruption caused by the pandemic is devastating : tens of millions of people are facing unemployment and at risk of falling into extreme poverty. Education sector is a major victim of the Pandemic. The COVID-19 is causing an unprecedented physical and mental health crisis. Slowdown in global economic activities affected global trade and international financial flows. In the context of this situation, AMDISA is organizing the 16th South Asian Forum on the theme “Impact of Pandemic on Business and Management: Strategies for Sustainability and Growth”. The aim of the Forum is to provide a platform to bring together participants from different countries to exchange views and share experience on the theme.

Following are the Sub- themes of the Forum:
  • Rethinking Management
  • Management Education and B. Schools
  • Digital Education
  • Corporate, Business and Functional Strategies
  • Industry Sectors: a) Health Care, b) Tourism and Hospitality, c) Manufacturing, d) Service, e) SME, f) Others
  • Environment and Industry
  • Economy and Development
  • Government Policy: Resource Allocation Priorities
  • Impact on the Globalization

Important Dates

Inauguration ceremony:
Date: Friday , December 17, 2021
Venue: IUBAT campus / Online,
Time: 4.00 PM

Paper presentation: Online
Date:Saturday, December 18, 2021
Time:10.00 AM to 1.30 PM)

Panel Discussion:
Time:2.30 PM to 4.00 PM

Round Table:
Time:2.30 PM to 4.00 PM

Valedictory session:
Time: 4.00 PM to 5.30 PM

Last Date of Resgistration:
Date:Friday , December 10, 2021

Last date of Registration with late payment fee:
Date: Wednesday , December 15, 2021

Conference Venue

The SAMF will be held at the Green Metrics accredited garden campus of the IUBAT — International University of Business Agriculture and Technology in Uttara, Dhaka. However, considering the Covid-19 Pandemic, participants have the option to attend the Forum virtually.

Registration Fees

Description Fee
Participants Category Online On Campus
a) AMDISA Member US $ 75 US $ 100
b) Non- AMDISA Member US $ 100 US $ 150
Student / Research Scholar
a) AMDISA Member US $ 25 US $ 50
b) Non- AMDISA Member US $ 30 US $ 75
a) From Bangladesh BDT 2500 BDT 5000
a) Outside Bangladesh US $ 50 US $ 100
Corporate US $ 150 / BDT 12,500 US $ 200 / BDT 17,000


Platinum Hotel in Uttara, Dhaka.
Special Corporate Rate for SAMF Participants
Type of Room Categories
1st Category 2nd Category 3rd Category
Platinum Premium Delux BDT 4500.00 BDT 3700.00 BDT 3200.00
Platinum Premium Delux BDT 6000.00 BDT 5200.00 BDT 4600.00
You can check further facilities of the hotel on their website: www.platinumhotels.com.bd
For Hotel Booking, You May Contact

Mr. M.A Mazadur Rahman
Officer, International Program, IUBAT.
Phone: +88 01869 848 523
Email- mazadur_rahman@iubat.edu

Further Information

Please visit the AMDISA websites at www.amdisa.org or IUBAT website at www.iubat.edu for more information about the conference. You may also contact the following:

Mr. Hasanuzzanman Tushar
Conference Manager
Faculty, CBA, IUBAT
Phone: +88 01712 498 009
Email- tushar@iubat.edu
Mr. T. Ganeswara Rao
Membership Services and Programmes, AMDISA
Mobile: +91-957 329 5004
Telefax: +91+(40)-2301-3346
E-mail Address: ganesh@amdisa.org,
For Abstracts/Papers

Mr. Syed Far Abid Hossain
Faculty, CBA, IUBAT
Phone: +88 01966 942 292
Email- samf16iubat@gmail.com

For Online Registration & Payment