Keynote Speakers

International e-Conference on Changes State, Economy, Public Health and Society, January 16-17, 2022

Professor Dr Vijay Anant Athavale

Professor Dr Vijay Anant Athavale was awarded PhD in Computer Science 2003 from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, MTech and BE from NIT, India. He has a rich teaching, research and administrative experience of more than 30 years. He has served in Government and Private Universities and Colleges in India and abroad. He has served academic assignments at Canada, the Republic of Yemen and the Republic of Sudan. He served as expatriate expert on the United Nations mission to Ethiopia.

He has published several research papers in International journals including those indexed in SCI, Scopus, WoS and UGC Care. He regularly contributes in various International and National Conferences in various capacities including Organizing Committee member, member TPC, Reviewer, Key Note speaker, Session Chair etc. He has delivered several talks on Emerging Technologies in FDPs, STTPs etc.

He has contributed several book chapters in books & Handbooks published by IGI Global USA, Taylor and Francis Group, UK, Springer etc. Six students have been awarded PhD under his supervision. He has a keen interest in game changing technologies. Presently, he is serving as Dean Engineering & Professor – CSE at PIET, Panipat, Haryana, India.

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Professor. Dr Hafed Elfeki

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Prof. Dr Hafed EL FEKI is presently full professor of chemistry at the University of Sfax in Tunisia. He received PhD in chemistry from University of Sfax in Tunisia in 1990 and Habilitation HDR in 2001. His research interests include Solid State Physics, Inorganic Chemistry, Solid-state Chemistry and Biomaterials. Their current project is Biomaterials preparation and physicochemical caracterisations.

Principal Dr Ghalib Ismail Hundekari
Kamala Nehru Polytechnic (Pharmacy), Aurangabad

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Prof. Dr GHEDJATI Nadir
Associate Professor in Ophthalmology
Faculty of Medicine Ouargla

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Professor Dr Vijay Kulkarni

Professor Dr Vijay Kulkarni has almost three decades of experience blend of Industry and education. He is masters in various disciplines such as M.S.W, PGDHRM, M.B.A, M.Com, M.M.M., M.Phil., Ph.D. He has worked in different capacities, including Director in Management Institutes. He is Government Certified Internal Auditor for ISO- 9001-2015. He is Yellow and Green Belt Holder of six sigma.

He represents different bodies at national level and international levels. He is instrumental in imparting different training programs in the area of Personality Development, Communication Skills, Team building, Key Responsibility Area (KRA) etc.

He is recipient of various awards and to name a few Radhikabai Apte award from SPPU, Best Youth leader award from ministry of HRD, Life time achievement award in Management, Ideal Teacher Award, We Care award etc.

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Dr Naveen Siddique Sheikh

Dr Naveen Siddique Sheikh is a graduate of CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry – Pakistan. Dr Sheikh is an aspiring surgeon-scientist interested in the field of Surgery/Urology. She has been interested in evidence-based medicine from the very initial years of her medical school and was involved in several research projects from study design to publication. Dr Naveen Siddique Sheikh has authored 12 research papers to date and is the recipient of “Best undergraduate research in the field of physiology (first prize)” and the “Best presenter” award at the National Level at the 4th Undergraduate and Postgraduate Physiology Research Symposium organized by the South Asian Association of Physiologists in collaboration with CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry in 2016 in Lahore. Dr Sheikh is an advocate for health equity and is interested in surgical outcomes/health services research, urological research, and public health.

Dr Naveen Siddique Sheikh is a Board Member at the Acta Scientific Medical Sciences journal. Currently, Dr Sheikh is working remotely as a Clinical Researcher with faculty at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHU) and University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). Dr Sheikh is also the Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer for a health Start-up.

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Dr Reynaldo V. Moral

REYNALDO V. MORAL, PhD finished his Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) major in Social Science at Cebu Normal University in 2001. He earned his Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) with Social Studies as his area of specialization in 2012 as well as his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education major in Research and Evaluation in 2019 in the same university. In his years of teaching, he served as Supreme Student Government (SSG) adviser in private schools, became a Master Teacher I and school research coordinator in Don Sergio Osmeña Sr. Memorial National High School since the opening of senior high school level. He is also Par-time Instructor at Cebu Normal University- College of Teacher Education and Cebu Technological University- College of Education. He had been a demonstrator teacher in Araling Panlipunan in the Division and Regional Level, had written action research at school level, a resource speaker during Learning Action Cell (LAC) sessions and In-service Trainings (INSET), and a resident research panelist at the University of San Carlos- South Campus (Senior High School Department). He is a member of Asian Intellect for Academic Organization and Development (AIAOD) Inc. and Embracing the Culture of Research (ETCOR) Education Center, and was awarded as an Outstanding Educator last December 27, 2021. A Research Grantee of Basic Education Research Fund (BERF) 2020, module writer in Practical Research 2 of DepEd, Division of Cebu City. Furthermore, he had his published studies (2020-2021) by the following refereed and peer reviewed international journals: (1) Asian Intellect Research and Education Journal in Tarlac, Philippines; (2) Journal of Creative Writing in Dhaka, Bangladesh; (3) GRIN Publishing in Munich, Germany; (4) Qubahan Academic Journal in Duhok Kurdistan Region, Iraq; and (5) European Scholar Journal in Las Palmas, Spain; (6) Journal of Pedagogical Inventions and Practices in Plano, Texas and (7) Eurasian Research Bulletin in Brussels, Belgium. He also attended research congress from national and international levels. He is also an active member and one of the invited speakers in Magister Servus and International Researchers and Educators Organization (IREO) Inc. and became one of the authors of the book entitled Practical Research 1: Writing Qualitative Research for Senior High School.

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Randa Ahmad Bazzi
Faculty of Public Health, University of Debrecen

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International e-Conference on Microeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, October 2-3, 2021

Professor Dr Boopen Seetanah
Director of Doctoral School
University of Mauritius

Dr Boopen Seetanah is a Professor at the University of Mauritius (UoM) with research interest in tourism and transport, international trade and finance and development economics. He is currently the Co-Chair of the WTO Chair (UoM) and the Director of Research at the International Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality (ICSTH) at the UoM. He is currently the Director of the Doctoral School at the University of Mauritius. Boopen is an editorial board member and a reviewer for numerous high rated journals. He has been consulting with the government and also numerous international organizations including the UNEP, UNDP, UNECA, UNCTAD, IISD, World Bank, ADB, ILO and RMCE amongst others.

Conference: International e-Conference on Microeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, October 2-3, 2021

Professor Dr Syed Rashidul Hasan
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University
Former: Vice-Chancellor, National University
Treasurer, University of Dhaka

Professor Dr Syed Rashidul Hasan, originally a professor in the Department of Marketing of the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He taught Marketing and related courses at the post-graduate levels at the University of Dhaka, Independent University Bangladesh, North South University, Eastern University Bangladesh, Darul Ihsan University, Asian University of Bangladesh, Islamic University Chittagong and other leading private universities of Banglades, Prof. Dr Hasan worked as the Dean of the School of Business of the Newport University, USA Campus in Bangladesh. Beside teaching Prof. Dr Hasan is and has been engaged in many academic and applied research work. He also is supervising a number of M.Phil and Ph.D students. Prof. Dr Hasaan was the Chairman of the Department of Marketing (2002-2006), Pro-Vice Chancellor of National University, Bangladesh (2006-2007) and Vice Chancellor of National University, Bangladesh 2007. Prof. Dr has considerable experience as a consultant and research in the field of creating marketing linkage and small enterprise development. He worked as a marketing specialist in Asian development Bank finance project on Rural Women’s Employment Creation of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs of the Govt of Bangladesh. Prof. Dr Hasan also worked as a consultant with the Grameen Bank financed by the World Bank. In addition, Prof. Hasan has actively participated in the project design phase of “Job Opportunities and Business Support” project for poor Households in Bangladesh sponsored jointly by the USAID. Earlier, he worked on the marketing strategies of the Women Training Center of a foreign NGO working in Bangladesh and the project was sponsored by the UNDP, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He is also serving as visiting professor of Indira Gandhi University, Haryana, India. He has about 45 national and international publications including a good number of research reports, consultancy reports, research papers, conference papers, research monographs, and text books etc. Recently, Prof. Dr Hasan, joined Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University as contractual basis as the Professor of Maritime Tourism & Hospitality.

Conference: International e-Conference on Microeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, October 2-3, 2021

Professor Dr S Irudaya Rajan
The International Institute of Migration and Development

Dr S. Irudaya Rajan, Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (India), has thirty-five years of research experience. Prof. Rajan has coordinated seven major migration surveys in – Kerala since 1998 (with Professor K C Zachariah), Goa migration survey 2008 and Tamil Nadu migration survey 2015. He played an instrumental role in conducting the Punjab migration survey 2009 and also the Gujarat Migration Survey 2011. He has published extensively in national and international journals on social, economic and demographic implications of international migration. Recognizing migration related research done at the CDS, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs established a research unit on international migration (RUIM) during 2006-2016 where Prof. Rajan acted as Chair Professor.

He has undertaken projects on international migration with the European Union, International Labour Organization, International Development Research Centre, Canadian Institute of Health Research, World Bank, International Organization of Migration, South Asian Network of Economic Institutes (SANEI), Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) among others. He currently has projects with India Centre for Migration, UAE Exchange (Abu Dhabi) and Columbia University, USA. Dr. Rajan has worked closely with the Ministry of External Affairs (earlier Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and Department of Non-Resident Keralite Affairs, Government of Kerala.

He is the editor of the Annual Series India migration report and also Editor-in-chief of the International journal of migration and development brought out by Taylor and Francis.

Currently, he is the chair of the KNOMAD (The Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development,) World Bank working group on internal migration and urbanization. He is one of the expert committee members to advise the Government of Kerala on Covid-19. He has published in international journals on social, economic, demographic, psychological and political implications of migration on individuals, community, economy and society.  He is the editor of the annual series India Migration Report since 2010 and South Asia Migration Report since 2017 published by Routledge. Founder Editor in Chief, Migration and Development (Taylor and Francis).

Conference: International e-Conference on Microeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, October 2-3, 2021

Professor Dr Geoffrey Williams
Malaysia University of Science and Technology

Professor Dr Geoffrey Williams is currently a Professor at the Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST).

An economist by profession, Geoffrey is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and has held academic positions at London Business School, Pembroke College University of Oxford and the University of London.

Professor Williams is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2004 and Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management in 2010.

He is currently a member of the Industrial Advisory Board at the University of London programmes at HELP Academy, a member of the Advisory Board at i-Portal Islamic business specialists supported by MDEC and the Advisory Board of the Malaysian chapter of the US-based ISCEA.

Formerly he was Professor and Director of the Research Management Centre at HELP University, Malaysia where he was also responsible for the university’s QS Stars Rating exercise achieving 5 Stars in 9 categories and 5 Stars overall – the only university in Asia to achieve this.

He was Deputy Vice Chancellor of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) (2012-14).

He was a Visiting Fellow at the Penang Institute 2015-16 specializing in Higher Education Management and was a member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Industrial Management at University Malaysia Pahang.

Professor Williams created the SRI-Kehati Sustainability Index for the Indonesian Stock Exchange and in 2017 he was honoured with the Lifetime Contribution Award for his work on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability around the world.

Geoffrey has been living and working in Malaysia for 17 years and has extensive experience of working around the Asia region as well as the Middle East and Europe.

His most recent work has focussed on Higher Education Management and he also has an interest in Sustainability, Social Responsibility, Economic Impact and Policy Analysis.

His work has been published in leading academic journals and has had direct impact in the business world and has been covered in the media including the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

He is Founder and Director of Williams Business Consultancy Sdn Bhd and has worked with leading international companies and organisations including the International Labour Organisation, EU Commission and the EPU in the Prime Minister’s Department.

He was Deputy Chair of the EU Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2012-14) and a Judge for the Prime Minister’s CSR Awards 2010.

Conference: International e-Conference on Microeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, October 2-3, 2021

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