IAMOT 2016 on now! – visit www.iamot2016.org for details

Welcome to IAMOT 2016

The IAMOT Local Organizing Committee welcomes you to the 25th International Association for Management of Technology Conference (IAMOT 2016) in Orlando, Florida, USA, May 15-19, 2016.

Visit www.iamot2016.org for full details.

The theme for the conference is Technology – Future thinking, where researchers, scholars and industry participants from all over the world will explore ideas, innovations, and technologies that change lives, and transform the world.

The conference will address the future of MOT Education, R&D, technology transfer, theory of technology, and managing innovation and emerging technologies; in light of future thinking. Additional tracks to our traditional tracks have been added to IAMOT 2016 program,

The Committee secured an outstanding venue with excellent facilities and rates, the “Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive” in the heart of Orlando, the capital entertainment of the world.



We still have a few places for dissertations proposal presentations at the Doctoral/PhD Colloquium of IAMOT 2016. 
If you are interested, please take a look at the website at http://iamot2016.org/doctoral-ph-d-colloquium for a description on how to submit your proposal.

Ph.D. / Doctoral Candidates who wish their research be considered for presentation and discussion are invited to submit the following to Dr. Laure Morel, Laure.Morel@univ-lorraine.fr  or  Dr. Edi Fracasso ,emfracasso@terra.com.br:
(1) Extended Research Proposal (maximum of 8 pages) (obligatory)
(2) Statement/ recommendation from the academic advisor (obligatory)
Pay attention that the extended research proposal is different than a submitted paper to the conference.

The deadline for submissions for this special call is March, 13th.
The notification of results will be on March, 18th.

Profª Drª Edi M.Fracasso
Professora Emérita
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

IAMOT Awards – Nominate someone!

Year 2016

International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT)

Awards Solicited by Membership Nomination

Awards, Mechanism, Criteria, and Requirements

IAMOT is soliciting its membership nomination for the following awards.  Self nomination is encouraged.

Outstanding Young Researcher
Best Book Award
Research Project Awards
Service to the MOT Community

IAMOT website and membership solocitation 2016 – Announcement

PS. (1) Supporting Evidence of Criteria may include citations, published assessment of the contribution, website, ..etc.

(2) Recognition include posting on the IAMOT website www.iamot.org

(3)  Application is attached, and nomination can be made electronically to iamot@miami.edu

(4)  Deadline for Year 2016 Awards:  End of February 2016

Update on IAMOT 2016

“Announcement regarding the deadline for Submission for the IAMOT 2016, Orlando, Florida, May 15-19, 2016”

From the IAMOT 2016 Conference Administration.

Submission of Abstracts to the IAMOT 2016, will continue to be open through December 2015.


Guidelines for Submission Details at www.iamot2016.org

Sad News

bernhardIt is with sincere regret that we announce The Management of Technology community has lost a dear friend and valuable colleague.

On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Professor Bernhard Katzy passed away.

Our thoughts are with his family: Claudia, Rebecca and Jonathan.

Next Thursday, 19th of November, there will be a small ceremony at 10.30 a.m. in the Dorpskerk, Hoofdstraat 19, 2351 AA Leiderdorp, The Netherlands.

A week later, on the 26th of November, there will be an official “celebration of life” at 10.30 a.m.at St. Sebastian, Ahornstr. 51, Aachen, followed by the burial of the urn at 12:00 p.m., at the chapel of the cemetery Westfriedhof 2, Vaalserstr. Aachen.

Recognition of Professor Bernhard’s contribution to the field of MOT will take place during the IAMOT 2016 Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 15-19, 2016.

For more information please see this link: http://liacs.leidenuniv.nl/news/in-memoriam-bernhard-katzy-en-US/

IAMOT 2016- Abstract Submission Deadline: Nov. 1, 2015

Dear Friends and Colleagues

Greetings from the beautiful Orlando.

The IAMOT2016, May 15-19, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA promises to be a big event for the MOT community.

With a great theme, “Technology – Future Thinking”,  a program that includes 4 pre-conference workshops, over 350 papers, two keynote speeches, two panels, and a Ph.D. Colloquium, and in a great location with an excellent venue;  the IAMOT 2016 will be a great opportunity for students, academicians, and practitioners to network in a perfect environment.

The deadline is fast approaching, and It is not too early for you you submit your contribution ASAP.

The link for paper submittal (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iamot2016.).  The Guidelines for Submissions and the Call for Papers are posted below.

Looking forward to greeting you all in Orlando,

Dr. Yasser Hosni, PE

Co Chair IAMOT2016, May 15-19, 2016, Orlando, FL. USA

IIE Fellow, Professor Emeritus

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Fl. 32816


Prof. Leon Pretorius and Prof. Tinus Pretorius are the Winners of the IAMOT 2015 Service Awards.

IAMOT announced that Prof. Leon Pretorius and Prof. Tinus Pretorius are the winners of the IAMOT 2015 Service awards.

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Prof Leon Pretorius                                                               Prof Tinus Pretorius

The IAMOT “Service to the MOT Community” Award is awarded for “Valuable contribution to the MOT community.  Nominations are from the membership and selection is by the award committee.   Award recipient receives a plaque, a certificate, recognition by the IAMOT, letter to his/ her organization, waiver for the conference fee, and one year IAMOT membership.

Dr. John Aje, the president of IAMOT, in his letter to the winners “It gives me a great pleasure to inform you that the IAMOT Service Award Committee has selected you as the recipients of 2015 Service Award in recognition of your several years of dedication and service to the MOT Community culminating in one of the most successful IAMOT annual conferences, in Cape Town this year. You will be given this recognition and award during the 2016 Conference in Florida.  Congratulations!!!”