IMPORTANT Message from the IAMOT President – IAMOT 2014

Dear Colleagues, ambulance

The deadline, October 30, for the submission of your abstracts for the 23rd International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT), international conference is fast approaching.

The conference promises to be one of the best ones with several distinguished keynote speakers from the government, academic institutions and industry. In addition, there will be opportunities to attend several valuable workshops on current topics of interest to technology management practitioners and researchers.  Arrangements are also being made to organize field trips to some of the major places of technological and scientific interests in the Washington metropolitan area.

Washington, DC, is a major place of attraction for tourists from all over the world and so for those of you who may like to seize the opportunity before or after the conference to visit some of the major places of attraction, an arrangement has been made with the hotel to include some extra days at the conference rate.

The theme of the conference is: “Science, Technology, and Innovation in the Age of Economic, Political and Security Challenges”. Authors are invited to submit papers in the following tracks:


1 Economic Impact of Technology Development 2 Social Impact of Technology Development
3 MOT Education and Research 4 Innovation, Technology Nurturing and Incubation
5 National and Regional Technology Policies and Infrastructure 6 Small and Medium Enterprises
7 Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization 8 Technology Foresight and Forecasting
9 Information and Communication Technology Management 10 The Integration of Technology and Business Strategies
11 R&D Management 12 Project and Program Management
13 Industrial and Manufacturing System Technologies 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
15 Management of Technology in Developing Countries 16 Theory of Technology
17 Emerging Technologies 18 Technology and Competitiveness
19 Transportation Technology and its Management 20 Management of Biosciences and Medical Technology
21 Managing Energy Technology (Smart Grids, Renewable, Green Technologies, Oil and coal)

Papers that do not fit perfectly into one of these listed tracks but are related to the subject of Technology and Innovation Management may also be considered. For more information on the conference, please visit the web site at  and if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me at or the IAMOT headquarters at .

I look forward to seeing all of you at the conference from May 22 to May 26, 2014.

John O. Aje, D.Sc.

President, IAMOT