Dear Colleague, Greetings and hope this e-mail finds you well. It would be greatly appreciated if you could please add the Seventeenth Annual International Conference of the Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA) to the AIB-L. Information regarding the event is listed below and attached. Looking forward to hearing from you. *CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION* *Full papers, Research-in-Progress, Extended Abstracts, Workshops, Case Studies, and Poster Presentations are invited for the GBATA's Seventeenth Annual International Conference * *www.gbata.org <http://www.gbata.org/>* *Peniche/Lisbon, Portugal* *July 7-11th, 2015* *Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2015* Dear Colleague, Papers or abstracts are welcome for our Seventeenth Annual International Conference to be held in Peniche/Lisbon, Portugal. The event will be held from July 7-11th, 2015 and organized around the theme of *"Exploring the Possibilities for Sustainable Future Growth in Business and Technology Management"*. Co-Sponsors are listed below: - *Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal * - *ADA University, Azerbaijan * - *Centre for Rapid & Sustainable Product Development, Portugal * - *UNITEC Institute of Technology, New Zealand * - *University of Dubai, U.A.E. * - *University of Richmond, U.S.A. * - *Swinburne University of Technology, Australia * - *Iona College, U.S.A. * - *ESCP Europe, France * - *Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic * - *Nove de Julho University, Brazil * - *Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa * - *Nirma University, India* The GBATA features cutting-edge work and encourages multi-disciplinary as well as discipline-specific research. Many attendees have continuously stated how much they enjoy the conferences along with the collegiality they foster. The Call for Papers, conference registration form, and further information on the association are available online at www.gbata.org *Outstanding Paper Awards Competition:* Several papers will be selected for competitive awards and authors of the winning papers will receive a monetary award of up to $5,000.00 USD total. Winning papers will be recognized for their distinction at the conference and be considered for inclusion into the refereed *Journal of Global Business and Technology* (ISSN: 1553-5495) listed in the Cabell's Directory, ProQuest, and EBSCO. Looking forward to receiving your submissions for the conference! *It would be greatly appreciated if you could share this information with any colleagues or graduate students who may be interested. * Best regards, Dr. NJ Delener President, GBATA • Founding Dean & Professor +1 (631) 662-1336 P.O. Box 8021 | New York, NY 10116 | U.S.A. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.