A globalized calamity like the COVID-19 pandemic has critically affected businesses around the world and has posed challenges in the form of economic recession, supply chain resilience, hyper localizations, migratory concerns, inequality in resource distribution, and many such issues. The Agriculture, Plantation, and Allied sectors APA is also witnessing complexities and disruptions that are challenging prevalent business models and are opening new avenues for academic and action research. For academicians, practitioners, and research scholars, opportunities for interventions lie in such areas as analytics, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, international business, marketing and sales, production and operations, and strategy. Given this background, Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore IIPMB, is organizing an international conference focused on inviting significant articles that will allow discussion and dissemination of knowledge in the APA domain posed by the pandemic. Participants will get a chance to listen to presentations by authors from academia and practice as well as from panel discussion in the domain.