Conference: IAMOT 2013 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on April 14-18, 2013

The International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT) will host its 22nd Annual conference, IAMOT 2013 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on April 14-18, 2013. This year’s conference theme is “Science, Technology and Innovation in the Emerging Market Economies.”

IAMOT 2013 is expected to attract between 400 and 500 delegates worldwide, in addition to local participants, making it the largest gathering of its kind.

In addition to the technical sessions, the IAMOT and the IAMOT2013 local committee have put together an exciting program that includes: 4 pre-conference workshops, 3 excellent keynote speakers, and 4 panel discussions of technology-related themes with prominent technology managers, economists, and policy makers.  In addition to these events, site visits to a variety of technology centers has been arranged.  Also taking place is the IAMOT 2013 award ceremony in which we acknowledge the contributions of awardees in the field of management of technology for the year.

This year’s conference is of particular importance to developing countries to understand how technology and its management changed Brazil, which in a span of few years has become one of the leading economies of the world.

More information can be found on the conference website: www.iamot2013.ea.ufrgs.br

I invite you all to submit your contribution to the conference. I am attaching the call for papers and the IAMOT 2013 informational brochure. The deadlines are:

Submission of Abstract (by or before)           October 1st 2012

Notification of Acceptance (by or before)      November 1st 2012

Submission of Full Papers                              January 4th 2013

Notification of Paper Acceptance/ Revision February 22nd 2013

Final version                                                    March 8th 2013

Thank you and looking forward to greeting you in Brazil.

Sincerely,

Dr. Yasser Hosni, PE

Co-Chair, IAMOT 2013 conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 14-18, 2013

www.iamot2013.ea.ufrgs.br

IIE Fellow, Professor Emeritus

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Fl. 32816

(407) 545-6062

yhosni@ucf.edu

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