*Full papers, Research-in-Progress, Extended Abstracts, Workshops, Case
Studies, and Poster Presentations are invited for the GBATA Eighteenth
Annual International Conference *

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*Dubai, U.A.E.October 16-20th, 2016 Submission Deadline: June 15th, 2016*
Dear Colleague,

Papers or abstracts are welcome for the Eighteenth Annual International
Conference to be held in Dubai, U.A.E. The event will be held from October
16-20th, 2016 and organized around the theme of *"Exceeding the Vision:
Innovate, Integrate and Motivate".* *The Call for Papers, conference
registration form, and further information about the association are
available at *

Co-Sponsors are listed below:

   - *University of Dubai, U.A.E.*
   - *UNITEC Institute of Technology, New Zealand*
   - *Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands*
   - *Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal*
   - *Centre for Rapid & Sustainable Product Development, Portugal*
   - *University of Richmond, U.S.A.*
   - *Swinburne University of Technology, Australia*
   - *ESCP Europe, France*
   - *Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic*
   - *Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil*
   - *Nove de Julho University, Brazil*
   - *Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa*

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

*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 databases
including the *International Bibliography of the Social Sciences* (IBSS),

It would be greatly appreciated if you could share this information with
any colleagues or graduate students who may be interested.

Looking forward to receiving your submission!

Best regards,

N.J. Delener, Ph.D.
President, GBATA
P.O. Box 8021 | New York, NY 10116 | U.S.A.
+1 (631) 662-1336

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