2nd International Conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics

CFBA-2024 | APRIL 5th-6th, 2024. | IIMT, Bhubaneswar

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The 1st International Conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics (CFBA-2023) was organized by Interscience Institute of Management & Technology, Bhubaneswar in the month of April 29th-30th, 2023. Prof. (Dr.) Srikanta Patnaik, Director, IIMT, Bhubaneswar, welcomed all delegates and announced that the conference had received an overwhelming response, with 62 research papers received and 54 papers were registered all over from India and abroad.


The major themes of the conference categorized into four major sections (i)Financial Analytics, (ii) Marketing Analytics, (iii)Human Resource Analytics, and (iv) Business Analytics.

The Financial Analytics theme covered a range of topics. The area of financial analytics and core finance covering the area such as computational intelligence for financial modeling, machine learning in finance, and big data finance and economics. It also included discussions on time series analysis, and financial risk management. Participants exchanged ideas on diverse topics like trading strategies, algorithmic trading, and behavioral finance. The theme also addressed the applications of deep learning, Adversarial Network and Prediction model for stock picking in finance.

For Human Resource Analytics the theme discussed issues related to employee relations, green behaviour in workspace environment. The discussions on management decision making and decision making system on ethics of universities were covered.

The Marketing Analytics theme covered various aspects of marketing, such as, customer retention, and digital marketing. Discussions on demand generation, social media marketing, were also held. Participants shared their insights on decision making in social settings, decision making under uncertainty, and ethical decision making. The theme also focused on pricing analytics, retail sales analytics, and customer relationship management.

The Business Analytics theme covered several topics such as healthcare analytics, machine learning, and optimization. Participants exchanged ideas on supply chain analytics, transportation analytics, and web-based decision making.

The proceedings of the conference “Recent Advancements in Computational Finance and Business Analytics” will be published in Springer Book Series “Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems’ which is EI Compendex.


Our keynote speakers Dr. Deepika Gupta, Dr. Ashok Mahapatra and Mr. Ananta Charan Swain took the stage at the International Conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics; they shared their wealth of experiences that enriched the event. Dr. Gupta, drawing from her extensive academic and research background, shared her journey in developing mathematical models and algorithms for financial data analysis. Dr. Mahapatra, with his vast practical experience in finance and analytics, provided invaluable insights into real-world applications and the challenges faced in implementing computational finance strategies. Mr. Swain, a seasoned industry leader, showcased his expertise through compelling narratives, highlighting the transformative power of business analytics in driving organizational success. With their diverse experiences and perspectives, our keynote speakers inspired attendees, fostering a deeper understanding of the intricacies and opportunities in the realm of computational finance and business analytics.

CFBA-2023 Conference Committee

    Committee Chair person

    Honorary Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Lakhmi C. Jain, Founder, KES International, United Kingdom.
  • General Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Soumya Guha Deb, Professor, Finance and Accounting, IIM Sambalpur
  • Publication and Program Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Srikanta Patnaik, Director, I.I.M.T., Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  • Publication Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Vasilios N. Katsikis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Program Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Rangan Gupta, Professor, University of Pretoria
  • Program Co-Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sharada Prasad Sahoo, Berhampur University, India
  • Finance Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Dhananjaya Sarangi, IT Expert, World Skill Center, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Finance Co-Chair
  • Eng. Bin Hu, Changsha Normal University
  • International Advisory Committee
  • Prof. (Dr.) Francesco Bartolucci, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sonali Das, Professor, Department of Business Management, University of Pretoria

    Organizing Committee

    Organizing Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Taosheng Wang, Hunan International Economics University, China
  • Organizing Co-Chair
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sushanta Kumar Panigrahi, IIMT, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Organizing Committee
  • Mrs. Sroojani Mohanty, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Debashis Mishra, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mrs. Itishree Behera, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Alok Arun, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Pradeep Kumar Baxla, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Kamalakanta Swain, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Duryodhan Ping, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Rashmiranjan Mishra, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Dipak Mishra, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Dinesh Chandra Das, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mr. Rakesh Patnaik, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Technical Program Committee

  • Dr. R. Ramachandran Department of Commerce Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu India
  • Dr. Lakshmi Prasad Panda, Department of Humanities, GCE Kalahandi, Bhawanipatna
  • Prof. B.A. Prajapati; Veer Narmada South Gujarat University Surat, Gujarata
  • Dr. Sangya Shrivastava Director, RaiBussiness School, Raipur (C.G.)
  • Dr. P. Malyadri; Government Degree College, Osmania University, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Dr. Ravi Sankar, School of Management Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • Dr. Jayanthi Ranjan, Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad, India
  • Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad, India
  • Dr. Poonam Garg, Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad, India
  • Dr. Tabassum Sultana, Matrusri Institute of Post Graduate Studies (MIPGS), Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. Susanta Ku. Paikray Department of Mathematics,Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India
  • Dr. Kirti Rajhans, National Institute of Construction Management & Research, Pune, India
  • Mrs. N. M. Leepsa, IIT-Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
  • Mrs. Pragyan Nanda, IIMT, Bhubaneswar
  • Mrs. Soma Mitra, IIMT, Bhubaneswar

    Programme Committee

  • Dr. David Boohene, West Africa University of Energy and Natural Resources, Ghana, West Africa
  • Dr. Georgios Mamanis, Greece
  • Dr. Grzegorz Wilk-Jakubowski, University of Social Sciences in Lodz
  • Dr. Neelam Rani, IIM Shillong
  • Dr. Kamran Quddus, IIM Ranchi
  • Dr. Vandana, Assistant Professor (Decision Sciences),IIM, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh
  • Dr. JijoLukose P J, IIM Kozhikode
  • Dr.Swapnarag Swain, IIM Bodhgaya
  • Dr. Archana Patro, IIM Bodhgaya
  • Dr. Ramesh Roshan Das Guru, IIM Bodhgaya
  • Dr. Mukesh Kumar, IIM Amritsar
  • Dr. Nilesh Gupta, IIM Nagpur
  • Dr. Arushi Jain, IIM Amritsar
  • Dr. Prashanth V. Anand, IIM Amritsar
  • Dr. Aswin Alora, IIM Kozhikode
  • Dr. DharaniMunusamy, IIM Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr. Sowmya Subramaniam, IIM Lucknow
  • Dr. Sobhan Sarkar, IIM Ranchi
  • Dr. J. Daniel Inbaraj, IIM Raipur
  • Dr. M.S. Gajanand, IIM Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr. Deepika Gupta, IIM Visakhapatnam
  • Dr. Nalin Bharti,IIT Patna
  • Dr. Rajendra N. Paramanik, IIT Patna
  • Dr. Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati,IITTirupathi
  • Dr. Mrinalini Pandey,IIT Dhanbad
  • Dr. MadhusmitaDash,IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Shashank Bansal,IIT Dhanbad
  • Dr.IndrajitMukherjee,IIT Bombay
  • Dr. Abhijeet Chandra,IIT Kharagpur
  • Dr. Rudra Prakash Pradhan,IIT Kharagpur
  • Dr. P. Murali Prasad,IIT Kanpur
  • Dr. ShivganeshBhargava,IIT Bombay
  • Dr. Usha Ananthakumar,IIT Bombay
  • Dr. KalandiCharan Pradhan, IIT Indore
  • Dr. Rajendran C, IIT Madras
  • Dr. Prakash Kotecha, IIT Guwahati
  • Dr. M.P.Gupta, IIT Delhi
  • Dr. Sanjay Dhir, IIT Delhi
  • Dr. Manu Kumar Gupta, IIT Roorkee
  • Dr. Smruti Ranjan Behera, IIT Ropar
  • Dr. Naresh Chandra Sahu, IIT Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Mithu Rani Kuiti, IIT Jodhpur
  • Dr. Niladri Das, IIT Dhanbad
  • Dr. Tanmoy Som, Professor IIT BHU
  • Dr. BhargabChattopadhyay,IIT Jodhpur
  • Dr. V.J.Sivakumar, NIT Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr.V.Lavanya, NIT Tiruchirapalli
  • Dr. MalolanSundararaman, NIT Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr. J.Kirubakaran, NIT Tiruchirapalli
  • Dr. Suvendu Rup, NIT Raipur
  • Dr. B.SenthilArasu, NIT Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr. B.Shameedha Begum, NIT Tiruchirappalli
  • Dr. Sharada Prasad Sahoo, Berham University, BhanjaVihar, Berhampur, Odisha
  • Dr. Manas Kumar Pal, Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Dr. Rabi Narayan Subudhi, KIIT University Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Dr. Sreekumar, RIMS, Rourkela, Odisha
  • Dr. Debendra KumarMahalik, Sambalpur University
  • Dr. ManoranjanParhi, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Dr. PadmalitaRoutray, Fakir Mohan University, Baleshwar, Odisha
  • Dr. Manoranjan Dash, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Dr. Trina Som, Dr.Akhilesh Das Gupta Institute of Technology and Management, India
  • Dr. Bharati Mishra, IIIT Bhubaneswar
  • Dr. Deepak Bansal,Sharda University
  • Dr. Ajay Kumar, Sharda University
  • Dr. P.C.Biswal, MDI Gurgaon
  • Dr. Ashutosh Dash, MDI Gurgaon
  • Dr. Sandeep Goel, MDI Gurgaon
  • Dr. Shradhanjali Panda, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, India
  • Dr. Somen Dey, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
  • Dr. Rudra Kalyan Nayak, VIT-Bhopal, India
  • Dr. Rama Mani Tripathy, ChitkaraUniversity, Chandigarh, India