Welcome to the International Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM-13) jointly organized by
American University in the Emirates(www.aue.ae) and International Forum of Management Scholars (INFOMS). The conference is also supported by AIMS International (www.aims-international.org), the International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management (www.ijoqm.org) and AIMS International Journal of Management. The previous conferences have been hosted by
Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD),
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (Nashik), SZABIST (Dubai), Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles), Al Ghurair University (Dubai), IMT (Dubai), Assumption University (Bangkok), Indian Institute of Management Indore (India), Hanyang University (S. Korea), University of Western Sydney (Australia), Nirma Institute of Management Ahmedabad (India) and National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan).
The American University in the Emirates (AUE) is an aspiring leader in the field of domestic and international education. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs that encourage students to be proactive, reflective and critical thinkers and researchers. AUE students are deemed to be a curious, fully engaged community, who embrace their own culture and are responsive to other cultures and views. AUE values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The university promotes intercultural understanding and respect, not as an alternative to a sense of cultural and national identity, but as an essential part of the 21st century environment. The university is motivated by a sense of direction to create a better world through education.
Dubai is one of seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates and finding Dubai is a matter of taking a look at the Persian Gulf as it is situated on the Gulf coast.
considered to be an important tourist destination and its port,
Jebel Ali, constructed in the 1970s, has the largest man-made
harbor in the world. Dubai is also increasingly developing as a
hub for service industries such as IT and finance, with the
establishment of a new Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
The government has set up industry-specific free zones
throughout the city. Dubai Internet City, combined with Dubai
Media City as part of TECOM (Dubai Technology, Electronic
Commerce and Media Free Zone Authority) is one such enclave
whose members include IT firms such as EMC Corporation, Oracle
Corporation, Microsoft, and IBM, and media organisations such as
MBC, CNN, Reuters and AP.