ETBI Rajkot Image: RK University, Rajkot

International Conference on Emerging Technologies & Business Intelligence (ETBI)

17.02.2023, Rajkot, India

This conference is organized to disseminate knowledge about emerging technologies used for business intelligence (BI). It provides an opportunity for students, practitioners, and scholars to explore existing tools, technologies, and software to support decision-making. ETBI Rajkot is held by the School of Management, RK University. Established in 2005, RKU is the first and the only state-private university of the Western Gujarat region accredited by NAAC, offering a variety of courses ranging from Diploma studies to Doctorate research in the domains of Engineering, Management, Computer Applications, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Agricultural Science, Ayurveda, and Health Science. RK University has been ranked among the top 200 Universities in India in NIRF ranking for 2021 and 2022.


School of Management, RK University.
Main Campus, Bhavnagar Highway, Kasturbadham, Rajkot - 360020, Gujarat, India.


09:30-09:50 Inauguration

  • Shri Denish Patel (Executive Vice President, RKU, IND), Patron's inaugural address
  • Aarti Joshi (Director, School of Management, RKU, IND), Conference Chair's welcome speech
  • Yash Chawla (ETBI Series General Chair, WUST, POL), Introductory address

09:50-13:20 Keynote talks

  • Rafał Weron (ORBI Department Chair & BI General Chair, WUST, POL), Markets for electricity
  • Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron (KSZiRO & Mentor of Academia Iuvenum, WUST, POL), Social complex systems
  • Dinesh Thapak (Head, Analytical Research and Innovation Center, Concentrix, Banglore, IND), AI and lie detection
  • Anna Kowalska–Pyzalska (ORBI Department, WUST, POL), Determinants of consumer behavior towards smart metering platforms
  • Dimitrios Sotiros (ORBI Department, WUST, POL), Current trends in performance measurement
  • Arnab Laha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IND), Making AI work for business and society - Opportunities, challenges and wishes

13:20–14:00 Lunch break

14:00–15:30 Parallel tracks and Q&A sessions with Keynote Speakers

15:30–15:45 Tea break

15:45–16:15 Valedictory Session and Concluding Ceremony


Call for Papers

Papers are invited from academicians and practitioners on the core or multidisciplinary areas on the broad theme of emerging technologies and business intelligence. Theoretical, review, application-based, model-based, case studies, and discussion papers on the broad theme of the conference are welcome. The topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Applications of BI in economics, engineering, healthcare, and management
  • BI models and computational tools
  • Big data and IoT
  • Descriptive, visual, predictive, prescriptive, and cognitive analytics
Important Dates
  • Conference date: 17 February 2023
  • Abstract submission: 27 January 2023
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 30 January 2023
  • Full paper submission: 8 February 2023
  • Notification of paper acceptance: 11 February 2023
  • etbirajkot register
  • E-mail:
  • Paper presentation: Parth Raval (+91 9687677656), Samir Dholakiya (+91 9429443463)
  • Hospitality and accommodation: Nirav Mandavia (+91 9879198882), Hemen Kalaria (+91 9428282233)
  • Pre-conference workshop: Dhara Bhalodia (+91 7818980929), Jitendra Manglani (+91 6355933881)
  • Indian delegates: INR 1200
  • International delegates: USD 100


ETBI Rajkot Committee

etbirajkot webpage

Chief Patrons

  • Shri Denish Patel, Executive Vice President, RK University
  • Shri Mohit Patel,Vice President, RK University
  • T.R.Desai, Provost, RK University
  • Samir Atara, Registrar, RK University

Conference Chair

  • Aarti Joshi, Director, School of Management, RK University

Conference Co-Chair

  • Ashish Tanna, Dean- Faculty of Doctoral Studies & Research, RK University
  • Dimitrios Sotiros, Asst. Professor, Wrocław Tech, Poland

Conference Convener

  • Chintan Rajani, Professor & Deputy Director, School of Management, RK University

Conference Co-Convener

  • Amit Rajdev, Associate Professor, School of Management, RK University

Organizing Committee

  • Nirav Mandavia
  • Hemen Kalaria
  • Parth Raval
  • Dhara Bhalodia
  • Jitendra Manglani
  • Samir Dholakia