National Conference

National Conference ON Challenges and Opportunities in the Industry & Academics Due to Covid19 (COIAC-2022)

ON 8th October 2022
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Institute of Hospitality, Management and Sciences, Kotdwar

Institute of Hospitality, Management and Sciences (IHMS), Kotdwar Uttarakhand was set up in the year 2006, under the aegis of Shri Balbhadra Singh Negi Educational Society. The Society has been working in the field of Education since 2004, with a view to provide quality education.

Institute of Hospitality Management and Sciences (IHMS) is affiliated with Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University- A central University-. IHMS is working for growth and development of education in the Region. The Institute is awarding Bachelors programs BHM, B.C.A, B.Sc. IT, B.B.A and Craftsman Certificates in different fields of Hospitality, & Certificate in retail Management.

IHMS, Kotdwar has been awarded Certificate of Excellence for Most Promising Management College in Uttarakhand in 2019 by Today Research and Rating Agency, New Delhi in 2019 & Best Placement Institution of The Year 2022.

IHMS is a pioneer name in training, development, outsourcing, consultancy and providing professional training. The College has well equipped classrooms with modern equipment to keep the students abreast with the latest trends.

During the course tenure, the focus is on holistic development of the student. Apart from the regular studies, students are given an exposure to the latest trend in the industry, by inviting experts from different sectors to conduct live seminars & workshops.

The institute organizes various in house & inters college competitions for the students to develop competitive spirit. We organize webinars & encourage the students to participate in other webinars on air. Educational tours are organized to impart a practical exposure.

Social responsibility is almost mandatory for any company of repute. Our budding professionals are groomed for this, by sending them in small groups to do social work in Government Schools, Hospitals & old age homes etc.

The teachers have good practical Experience in their professional field by serving at key positions in various reputed national & multinational companies

Respected Seniors, Research Scholars, Students and friends: -

The “INSTITUTE OF HOSPITALITY, MANAGEMENT & SCIENCES” is proud to announce that we are hosting a National Conference under the theme “Challenges and Opportunity in the Industry and Academics due to Covid19 (COIAC-2022)”. The conference is scheduled for “8th October 2022 at “INSTITUTE OF HOSPITALITY, MANAGEMENT & SCIENCES, Balbhadrapur, B.E.L. Road, Kotdwar-246149, Uttarakhand There will be several events such as the Technical Session, BEST HOSPITALITY TEACHER AWARD OF NORTH INDIA, BEST PAPER AWARD, Key Note Speaker’s Speech, LAUNCHING OF BOOK (WITH ISBN).

We are working hard to make this conference an event that everyone will enjoy and remember.

There are several important issues and dates that we would like to bring to your atention: -

1Last date for registration5th July 2022
2Last date for abstract submission25th August 2022
3Acceptance notification of selected abstract30th August 2022
4Last date for full paper submission15th September 2022
5Pre-Conference Dinner (Relish Restaurant, Kotdwar)7th October 2022

Registration Fee Detail: -

1Corporate DelegatesINR 2,000.00
2AcademiciansINR 1,800.00
3Research ScholarsINR 1,500.00
4School/College StudentsINR 500.00
5Foreign DelegatesUSD 100.00
6Participation fee for AwardeesINR 1,200.00
Books Charges are included in the registration fee. Awardees will receive Framed Certificate, Memento, and Medal.

Online Registration Details

Name: Institute of Hospitality, Management & Sciences Account No: 50200056110307

IFSC Code: HDFC0002346

Address: Ambey Complex, NH-119, Najibabad Road

MICR: – 246240802

Branch code: – 2346 OR

Demand Draft: – Institute of Hospitality, Management & Sciences, Payable @ Kotdwar

Note: – Once you make your registration, please send scan copy of Receipt or demand draft. Accommodation Information: – We have a block of rooms reserved at Guest House at a conference rate of Rupees 1,500.00 Per Room. You must register by 20th, June, 2022 and mention that Require accommodation our note.


Thematic Areas of the Conference: -

The conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to education, industry and research in multidisciplinary field. The Conference organizer invites papers in all the fields.

  • “Higher Education in Hospitality: The role for Development”
  • Innovation and New Approaches in the Higher Education
  • Curriculum Design and Pedagogies as per National Education Policy (NEP-2020)
  • International Trend in Tourism and Hospitality for its Sustainability
  • Rural and Cultural Tourism Development
  • Challenges in special event and sports tourism
  • Medical Tourism and Wellness Management
  • Competitiveness, sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Service excellence and service quality
  • Social media, emerging technologies and e-tourism
  • Consumer behavior, decision making, experience and satisfaction
  • Staff retention in industry due to Covid19
  • Hospitality economics and forecasting
  • Training & Developments in Service Sector
  • Quality management in hospitality and tourism
  • Responsible and ethical practices in hospitality and tourism
  • Contemporary issues and trends in the research
  • HR practices in Service sector
  • Entrepreneurship Development in Service Sector
  • Assessment of Leisure/Hospitality Marketing Efforts
  • Hotel & Food Service Quality Engineering
  • MICE Marketing & Management
  • Satisfaction & Loyalty in Service Sector
  • Traditional Culinary as a Strategy to Strengthen Food Security
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Scope of Digital Marketing in Service Sectors

Note: -

  • The full Papers should reach us on or before 10th September, 2022. Selected papers will be published in the conference book with Peer-reviewed Paper will be published in International Journal with Extra Payment as per the policy and will be informed in advance.
  • We have three awards, First “Best Paper Industry Aspects” Second “Best Paper Academic Aspects” and Third “Best Paper Presentation”.
  • “Best Teacher’s Award-2022 (National Level)” Fill attached form for participation in the award ceremony and send it to us on or before 30th August 2022.

The term North India officially refers to the states of Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh

Call for Papers: -

  • The Conference is open only to Research Scholars, Students, Academicians and Industry
  • Authors may submit only one Paper for the
  • Co-authorship is permissible (subject to an upper limit of 2 co-authors per submission).
  • All submissions should be the original work of the Author, and should not have been submitted for publication/published elsewhere in any form.
  • Selected Research Papers will be published in the form of edited book with ISBN and Peer Reviewed research papers will be published in the Journal with ISSN number, authors may however opt to withdraw their research papers and get the same published elsewhere.
  • The conference will also be witness:

Presentation Session (Open for UG/PG students).

Guidelines for Abstract Submission: -

  • The Abstract should be of 300-500
  • The author(s) shall specify – 
    Title of the paper
    Name(s) of the author(s)
    E-mail address
    Contact number.
  • The Abstract should be in .doc/.docx formats in Times New Roman font, font size 12 with 5 spacing.
  • All abstracts should be submitted through e-mail
  • The author(s) should indicate the theme on which the paper is
  • The abstracts shall be screened by the Organizing

Paper Submission Guidelines: -

  • Full paper should have a cover page containing the following:
    Full name(s) of the Author(s)
    Professional/Educational Details
    Email address
    Contact number(s)
  • Full paper Should be submitted in .doc/.docx formats with the following specifications: Font Type: Times New Roman.
    Font Size: 12pts.
    Line Spacing: 1.5.
    Footnotes Font Type: Times New Roman.
    Footnotes Font Size: 10 pts.
    Footnotes Line Spacing: 1.
    Margins to be of 1” on all sides.
    Citation Method: as per standard
  • All submissions should be within the range of 4000-6000 words (exclusive of footnotes).

All submissions (abstract/paper) and queries regarding Call for Papers should be made to,

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