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FORE International Conference on Digital Innovation (http://ficdi.fsm.ac.in/) with British Academy, UK, King's College London, DMS, IIT Delhi, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on 14th and 15th December 2018  with an objective to provide a collaborative platform for researchers and experts to discuss the impact of digital technologies for creating safer cities in India. FORE International Conference on Digital Innovation 2018 is the seventh conference of the annual international conference series hosted by FORE School of Management (FSM), New Delhi.

A 2-day conference where not only papers from reputed institutions will be presented and discussed, a parallel session on findings and insights from British Academy research project on 'Disconnected Infrastructure and Violence Against Women' will be presented that will be followed by a roundtable discussion on 'Safer Cities'.


We are excited to introduce the speakers at the conference. Keynote Speakers include Dr. Ayona Datta, (Reader in Urban Future, King's College, London), Dr. Joanne Entwistle, (Reader in Cultural and creative industries, King's College, London), Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi, (Professor and Dean, Academic Leadership - REF Environment, Swansea University, UK), Prof. MP Gupta, (Dhananjaya, Chair Professor, IIT Delhi, India), and Dr. Prof. Arpan K. Kar (Ph.D), (Associate Professor, IIT Delhi, India). Dr. Jitendra K Das and Dr. Rakhi Tripathi will be the Conference Chair and the Conference Convener, respectively.

One of the highlights of the conference will be mobile exhibition.


Within this overall theme, the main topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Cities (More)
  • Smart Cities, Urban Governance And Planning Using ICTs
  • Digital Economy And ICT – Driven Economic Institutions And Practices
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Divide
  • Women’s Movement
  • Double Marginalization
  • Women’s Rights
  • Occidental And Oriental Cities
  • Gender Relations
  • Community Vs. Cosmopolitan
  • Community Programming And Participation
  • Policies And Practices
  • Gender Budgeting
  • Social Institutions