China India Insights Conference 2018


Singapore, 6-7 Jul 2018; Deadline 15 Feb





2018 China India Insights Conference

July 6-7, 2018

at INSEAD Asia Campus

1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore 138676


Call for Abstracts 

  Deadline for Submitting Abstracts: February 15, 2018 

Send Abstracts to:

China India Insights Program at the Yale School of Management


INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute

This annual conference serves as a forum for academic scholars and research practitioners from diverse disciplines to share the best available research on both consumer and firm behavior related to China and India – two of the world’s largest and fastest growing emerging markets. Research on other emerging markets is also welcome.  All interested academics and marketing practitioners are invited to register and attend, subject to conference capacity constraints. Last year’s conference agenda is available here.

The conference will begin with a reception on Thursday evening, July 5 and end late afternoon on Saturday, July 7. There will be a celebratory dinner on Friday evening.

Abstract Submission

Researchers interested in presenting a paper should submit abstracts — one to two pages in length and double-spaced in pdf format. Include the title of the paper, name, affiliation, mailing and email addresses of the authors. Please specify who will be the presenting author.  Abstracts should be sent to by February 15, 2018. Chosen presenters will be notified by February 28, 2018.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the conference program committee comprised of Junhong Chu (National University of Singapore), Ganesh Iyer (U.C. – Berkeley), V. Padmanabhan (INSEAD Singapore), Qiaowei Shen (Peking University), Baohong Sun (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business), Pulak Ghosh (IIM-Bangalore), Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale School of Management), Rajesh Chandy (London Business School), and Carlos Torelli (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).


Academic researchers and industry practitioners interested in emerging markets are invited to register and attend. The registration fee for academics is $295 and for non-academics is $495. Registration fees are waived for all speakers at the conference.  Registration for the conference will open on February 15, 2018.

Doctoral Students

The conference will provide a partial travel subsidy for selected doctoral students attending the conference.  Doctoral students should submit an application including a paragraph detailing their interest in the conference, their name, address, email address, and institution as well as a recommendation from their advisors outlining their potential interest in research on emerging markets. The program committee will select students based on its assessment of fit and interests of the student with the conference. Applications should be sent to with “PhD Student Support Application” in the subject line of the email. The deadline for applications for support is February 15, 2018. Selected students will be notified by February 28, 2018. PhD students may submit a request for exemption from conference fees to Requests will be honored on a space-available basis.