IAMOT 2013 – Brazil

September 20,  2012

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

The deadline for submission of the Abstracts for  IAMOT 2013 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on April 14-18, 2013, is fast approaching, October 1st, 2012.

I am happy to report that the program is shaping up very nicely, with a variety of activities. 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.

There are a number of opportunities that are available for students including travel grants and the opportunity to compete in the MOT doctoral forum; among others.

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

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