14 Sep 2023|Noida | Amity University, Noida

Amity University organizes the 5th International Conference on Entrepreneurship Innovation and Leadership (ICEIL-2023)

 Amity University Noida Uttar Pradesh organized the 5th Edition of the prestigious International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership (ICEIL 2023) on the theme ‘Nextgen Tools and Strategies for Business growth in Industry 5.0’, from 14th to 16th September 2023.

The Conference aims to focus on comprehensive research on global targets and endeavours to address some of society’s greatest challenges while progressing towards industry 5.0. The three-day Conference will provide a platform to researchers, innovators and practitioners to deliberate on the advancements on next generation tools and innovative technology solutions for business growth and sustainability.

Delivering the Inaugural Address online, Chief Guest, Shri Brajesh Pathak, Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, averred, “Amity University is doing great service to the society and preparing leaders of tomorrow who will pave the way forward for India’s development. Uttar Pradesh’s economic development has been very fast and consistent in the last few years. The infrastructure, MSME sector and law and order in the state has seen a huge improvement in the last few years. The Investor Summit which was recently held in the state provided many opportunities to the budding entrepreneurs to grow and flourish. Today, there are infinite entrepreneurial opportunities for the students in Uttar Pradesh and the government is extending a lot of support to the start-ups. Amity is contributing to the development of Uttar Pradesh by various initiatives and the government of UP will always support Amity in all its endeavours.”


Sharing his words of wisdom, Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity Education Group, stated, “Under the recently concluded G20 Summit, our hon’ble Prime Minister has laid a lot of emphasis on start-ups and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are job creators and empower others by providing employment opportunities. Therefore, the economic development of our country will be accelerated if the students aim to become entrepreneurs, self-reliant and serve the nation.”


Lauding Amity University, Mrs. Suman Yadav, Joint Director, Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament of India, said, “Amity University, under the visionary leadership of its Founder and Chancellor, has world class infrastructure and a highly accomplished faculty and all other facilities which are essential for the students to prosper in their career. Developing leadership skills and conceptualizing new ideas is extremely important for budding entrepreneurs. With the advancement of technology, it is easy for new business to grow and thrive today. Students must bear in mind that profit should not be the only goal of their venture and whatever they do in life, it must not harm the society, environment and humanity.”

Addressing the gathering, Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University said, “The biggest and most inspiring example of a successful entrepreneur is our Hon’ble Founder President, Dr. Ashok Chauhan, who created the Amity Universe which is spread all across the world, providing high quality education and imbibing ‘values’ and ‘sanskaars’ amongst its students. I am sanguine that ICEIL ’23 would encourage you to participate in the diverse range of topics and sessions that have been meticulously curated to empower and inspire. The riveting conversations with pioneers and interactive workshops would provide an immersive experience that will redefine the contours of your journey.  The deliberations would script the blueprint for new era, where tools evolve, strategies innovate and business growth blossoms amid the ever - changing landscape of industry 5.0.”

Prof. G D Sharma, President – AIU Vice Chancellor, University of Science & Technology, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya, opined, “Amity University has changed the ecosystem of higher education in the country, and it is heartening to see that such a conference is being organized to encourage the students to become entrepreneurs. In these changing times, when more people are opting for private jobs, conferences like these are immensely beneficial for the students, from which they can learn new ideas and methodologies to become successful entrepreneurs. Since the world has become technologically advanced, new opportunities are emerging every day. The need of the hour is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem where there is optimum utilization of resources with minimal waste and high profit.”

Introducing the Conference, Prof. (Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, said, “This significant conference aims to enhance the entrepreneurial skills of the youth, thereby enabling them to become ‘aatm nirbhar’. With our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s various initiatives such as ‘Digital India’, ‘Start up India’ and ‘Make in India’ the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country has changed. The Conference is aligned with these government initiatives and will encourage the students to become leading job creators, thereby contributing to the economic development of the country. “

Delivering the Welcome Address, Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev Bansal, Dean-FMS & Director, ABS, stated, “The Conference revolves around industry 5.0and focusses on merging machine intelligence with human intelligence. will help the students in learning the ways of becoming successful entrepreneurs. It will also provide exciting opportunity to start ups and potential entrepreneurs to showcase their business management skills and knowledge.”

During the Inaugural Ceremony, Amity Entrepreneurial/Leadership Excellence Award 2023 was conferred upon Dr. Tejinder Kataria, Chairperson, Radiation Oncology Unit, Medanta, Gurugram, Mr. Jaspreet Singh, Partner, Grant Thornton and Mr. Kush Kapoor, CEO, Roseate Hotels and Resorts. In addition, A Start up Expo Souvenier, Eureka Souvenir and an Abstract Book comprising of the details of the Conference was also released on the occasion.

An exhibition titled “Eureka: Innovative design Projects/Posters Display” and a “Start-Up Expo” was also organized during the Conference, wherein various start-ups from different sectors including healthcare, wellness, information technology, retail management, luxury apparel and accessories, agriculture and food processing, exhibited their innovative products and technologies.

During the three-day conference, 56 Concurrent Sessions will be held in 8 Track Sessions, attended by more than 10,000 participants, 50 plus jury members and more than 300 speakers who will deliberate on various themes such as “ Strategies for Sustainable Growth of New Ventures in Industry 5.0”, “Unleashing the Power of Digital Disruption for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership”, “The Evolution and Prospects of the Drone Industry in India for Start-up Growth”, “Road towards manufacturing semiconductor chips in India: Industrial challenges and perspectives”, “Enabling sustainable manufacturing and generation of bio-based products in Industry 5.0” , “Innovation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Healthcare Sector”, “Built Environment and Computing: A way Forward”,  amongst many others.