Artificial intelligence (AI) has already changed the way we live and work. AI in business involves the use of intelligent computer software with human-like capabilities to boost revenue, improve customer experience, increase productivity and efficiency, and drive business growth and transformation.
Realising the relevance of AI in today’s world, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) conducted its first international virtual conference on “Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Business and Society – (AIBS 2021)” on 20-21 February 2021. The aim of the conference was to address the issues and impact of AI in business as well as society. The articles were invited from practitioners, academics, and research scholars to present their ideas that would help us understand the deeper ramification of AI and its impact.
Rev. Dr. Francis P. Xavier, SJ, Rector of Loyola College Institutions, a renowned scientist, inaugurated the program with his thoughts on the theme. Fr. C. Joe Arun, Director of LIBA had been the moving force behind the conference and a great proponent of AI. He had made AI as the thrust area for LIBA in all its activities. He shared his vision of AI in education.
The conference had attracted 25 papers relating to the topic out of which 15 were selected for presentation after a double-blind review process. The highlight of the conference was the presence of many eminent speakers from around the world for sharing their ideas. The keynote speakers in the conference were Dr. Karthik Srinivasan, University of Kansas Capitol, USA and Dr Derick Jose, CoFounder of Flutura.com, Los Angeles, USA. There were also panel discussions on both days with leading Analytics industry experts: Dr Kaushal Solanki, Founder of Eyenuk Inc., Mr. Balaji Thiruvenkatachari, Founder of Business of Insights, Ms. Priti Ray, Senior Partner at Deloitte, Mr. Satinder Singh Product & Platform Leader at Rakuten Mobile Inc., Tokyo, Japan, Dr. Biswajit Rath, Raymonds India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Ratul Ray, Aakash DTH (BEXIMCO), Bangladesh and Dr. Rahul Khare, Head at Giger Supply Chain at Gigforce, Bangalore.
The papers that were chosen for their relevance and standard will be published as a book.
- Dr M J Xavier
- Dr Ramasubramanium