The 2009 International Conference on Business and Technology (ICBT 2009)

Venue: Courtyard by Marriott, Downtown/Inner Harbor, Baltimore

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 24, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2009
Registration Date: Sep 24, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jul 15, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 15, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Aug 15, 2009
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The 2009 International Conference on Business and Technology (ICBT 2009)

Proposals or papers are being accepted for the 2009 International Conference on Business & Technology (ICBT 2009) taking place in Baltimore, MD, from September 24-27, 2009. The papers can address any aspect of business and technology, but special interest will be on those that focus on the intersection of business and technology. The conference will welcome submissions from scholars, businesspeople, entrepreneurs, technology experts, policy makers, and other practitioners of business and technology. It is also a goal of the conference to foster inspiration, skills, ideas, and enjoyment.

Instructions for Submission of Papers

Suggested Themes:
• The Role of Government in the Development of Business & Technology
• The Impact of Technology on the Practice of Medicine
• Emerging Information and Communication Technologies
• Sustainable/Green Technology
• The Transportation Industries – Road, Rail, Water, & Air
• Technology in Education
• Ethics in Business and Technology
• Biotechnology
• Agribusiness
• Any Other Topic in Business and/or Technology

How to Submit Your Paper:
• Please note that your submission is not limited to any specific aspect of business or technology and cross-disciplinary works are highly encouraged.
• Proposal submission deadline is July 15, 2009 and early submissions are welcomed.
• Notification of acceptance of paper for presentation at ICBT 2009 will be on or before July 20, 2009.
• Final papers expected by August 15, 2009 for inclusion in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Business & Technology.
• All papers should be submitted by email to Prof. JJ Asongu at

Conference Registration
Early-Bird Registration (Until August 15, 2009): $195.00
Students (Until August 15, 2009): $95.00
After August 15, 2009 (Everyone): $295.00

The registration fee includes a copy of the conference proceedings. One must register in order to present at the conference or to publish in IBTR.
Register online at:
One can also register by making a check to:
Institute for Research on Global Business (IRGB)
6957 Olde Creek Road, Ste. 2300
Rockford, IL 61114
United States of America

The conference provides three publication outlets:
1. Proceedings of the International Conference on Business & Technology
2. International Business and Technology Review (IBTR)
3. Book on Business & Technology to be published by the academic publisher LIT Verlag – Berlin


Courtyard by Marriott
Baltimore Downtown/Inner Harbor
1000 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA.
To make reservations for accommodation, call 1-888-236-2427 or 1-443-923-4000.
You can also book online at

Guidelines for Submission of Papers
All papers must be submitted in the APA format. For more information on the APA style, visit

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