On behalf of India Public Policy Network (IPPN), Bharti Institute of Public Policy is organising the 2021 IPPN Annual Conference ‘Technology and Policy’, to be held in a Hybrid format on March 26-27, 2021 at the Indian School of Business, Mohali Campus. The conference will also have the option to attend virtually.

About the Event

They will be hosting pre-conference workshops on 25th March 2021. The conference will bring together academics, researchers, and practitioners from national and international universities, research institutions, civil society organizations, public agencies and the private sector. The conference is an excellent platform to present research, engage with topical issues and collaborate with like-minded individuals to address critical issues in public policy.

Public policy is critical for shaping technology as a force that raises awareness, assuages fears, builds trust, and opens development pathways for communities. The IPPN annual conference this year aims to draw upon the multidisciplinary nature of this topic to explore critical issues at the intersection of technology and public policy. The conference welcomes research from all disciplines that incorporates this approach.

How to Submit?

The Call for Proposals  https://ind01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isb.edu%2Fen%2Fnews-events%2Fevents-grid%2FIPPN-Annual-Conference%2FSubmissions.html&data=04%7C01%7CAvik_Sarkar%40isb.edu%7C33f05ce11a734f9e760308d895d58046%7Ca4dae44338ab404ab3319d1d337fcf37%7C0%7C0%7C637424091510742933%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=1fpv23Fr%2F%2FwMZMJsYAAQlWQ6Gs3bEisFVJ3iXlS5Uxo%3D&reserved=0 has been opened and they are accepting submissions https://ind01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fform.jotform.me%2F93320691303450&data=04%7C01%7CAvik_Sarkar%40isb.edu%7C33f05ce11a734f9e760308d895d58046%7Ca4dae44338ab404ab3319d1d337fcf37%7C0%7C0%7C637424091510752929%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=ClDtXc%2FUnUiSrjNJwYYAUKBpXAa7hFTAhWbZBp%2Bknek%3D&reserved=0. The deadline for proposal submission is 15th January 2021 IST at 17:00hrs IST. Decisions will be notified no later than 31st January 2021. They are inviting proposals for individual submissions (Advanced Research & Research in Progress) and for Expert Panels, Symposia and Roundtables.


  1. Sustainable Development Goals
  2. Investments in Human Capital
  3. Digital Identities
  4. Direct Benefit Transfers
  5. Financial Inclusion
  6. Covid 19 Response

Peer-reviewed selected individual papers and papers from the symposium shall be published in a book, along with conference proceedings.

Registration Details

They shall open the registrations link on 1st Jan 2021.

The conference will also have the option for participants/organisations/institutions to set up an online exhibition/display booth with several unique customisable features to network with the esteemed participants and attendees, for a very nominal amount. The registrations for the same shall begin from 1st Jan 2021, and will be allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Fee Details

Note: Details regarding on-campus paid accommodation will be shared when the registrations open

Contact Information

If you have any queries, please reach out at ippnannualconference[at]isb.edu.

For more information, please visit the conference website.https://ind01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isb.edu%2Fen%2Fnews-events%2Fevents-grid%2FIPPN-Annual-Conference.html&data=04%7C01%7CAvik_Sarkar%40isb.edu%7C33f05ce11a734f9e760308d895d58046%7Ca4dae44338ab404ab3319d1d337fcf37%7C0%7C0%7C637424091510752929%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=x5RNM2uUJ1jCAL%2FjiKaMEltDrumBHsVz2NvX6HW%2Fu78%3D&reserved=0

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