Dear Colleague,


I would be very grateful if you could please add the reminder of the Thirteenth Annual International Conference for the Global Business and Technology Association to the AIB-listing of call for papers.


Thank you in advance.





Full papers, Research-in-Progress, Extended Abstracts, Workshops, Case Studies, and Posters are invited for the Thirteenth Annual International Conference of the Global Business and Technology Association.

Istanbul, Turkey

July 12-16, 2011

Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2011

Dear Colleague:


The Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) invites you to submit a paper or abstract to the Thirteenth Annual International Conference. The Conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from July 12-16th, 2011 and organized around the theme of Fulfilling the Worldwide Sustainability Challenge: Strategies, Innovations, and Perspectives for Forward Momentum in Turbulent Times.

The co-sponsors are:


  Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic

  Central Registry Agency, Istanbul, Turkey

  Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia

  Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan

  Piri Reis University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal

  Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

  School of Business, The State University of New York - OW, New York, USA

  State University of Management & Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

  Turkish Chamber of Shipping, Istanbul, Turkey

  Turkish Derivatives Exchange, Izmir, Turkey

  Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand


GBATA features cutting-edge work and encourages multi-disciplinary as well as discipline-specific research. Many attendees have stated how much they have enjoyed the conferences and the collegiality they foster. The Call for Papers, conference registration form, as well as further background on the GBATA including programs, membership, and services are available on our website at: It would be greatly appreciated if you could please share this information with your colleagues as well.

Award Competitions: Several papers will be selected for competitive track awards. Winning best track papers will be awarded up to $500.00. The winners will also be recognized for their distinction at the conference and will be considered for inclusion into the Journal of Global Business and Technology (ISSN: 1553-5495).

We look forward to receiving your submissions for the conference (just a reminder they are due by March 31, 2011).

Best regards,


Dr. N.J. Delener

GBATA President

Dean and Professor, School of Business

The State University of New York - OW

P.O. Box 210 / 223 Store Hill Road

Old Westbury/Long Island, New York 11568, U.S.A.

Voice:    516-876-3408 / Direct: 516-876-3292

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