Leadership in Technology

MTC 2011 – Management of Technological Changes

MTCTitle: 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGES
Topic: Sustainable Development through Technological Change
Event Summary:
The 7th conference will debate the impact of globalization on technological changes upon organizations and society that will lead to sustainable development. Attendees will focus on the drivers for technological changes such as higher education and community AQUIS and the impact of IT, innovation and R&D on technological changes. Special attention will be given to corporate culture, leadership, knowledge management and organizational learning and their impact on organizational structure design in both SMEs and industrial and manufacturing systems. Attendees will discuss the implementation process including the role of entrepreneurs, human resources and the most efficient tools for change.
Details: 01 September 2011 | FLI Joint Seminar | Greece
Location: The Conference will take place in Alexandroupolis, Greece from 1 – 3 September, 2011.
Media Partner: The Future Leadership Institute*
(*Between 2007 and 2011 the Institute carried temporarily the name ‘The Wall Street Journal Future Leadership Institute’)

CONFERENCE TOPICS: 
· Quality Management as a Driver for Technological Changes
· Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization
· Navigating Complexity: the Dynamics of Organizational Change
· Organizational Culture, Innovation and Technological Change
· Implementing Technological Changes – Models
· Tools for Technological Changes and Development
· Resistance to Change Management
· Sustainable Development through Technological Change
· Leadership in Change
· Organisational Behaviour in Change
· Technological Change Management in Education
· Core Competences in changing organisations
· Management of Technological Innovation. Challenges
· Change Management in crisis. Strategies
Other related topics could also be included in the final program of the Conference.

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE:
Honorary Chair:
Prof. Danica Purg, PhD, President of CEEMAN (Central and East European Management Development Association)

Chairs:
Prof. Ion Giurma, PhD, Rector of “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Ro
Prof. Vassilios Tourassis, PhD, Vice-Rector of Democritus University of Thrace, Gr

Co-Chairs:
Prof. Angelos Protopapas, PhD, Democritus University of Thrace, Gr
Prof. Vassilis Moustakis, PhD, TU Crete, Gr
Assoc. Prof. Bogdan Rusu, PhD, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Ro

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS/FULL PAPERS
The abstracts (max. 350 words followed by 6 key words) should be submitted for review in electronic MS Word format no later than February 1st, 2011, to the email address: mtc@cetex.tuiasi.ro
Please provide the full names, affiliations, mailing addresses, telephone no., fax no., and e-mail addresses of the authors, indicating the contact author.
Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed to the contact authors by February 15th, 2011. The authors of accepted papers would be required to sign a copyright transfer form. The submission of final manuscripts is due before March 15th, 2011. Papers will be blind cross-evaluated by two reviewers. Further guidelines concerning the format of the full papers will be available to be downloaded from the Conference website at: http://www.cetex.ro/mtc2011/
Please send signed copyright transfer form to MTC’ 2011 Secretariat and e-mail the full paper as attachment in MS Word format to: mtc@cetex.tuiasi.ro . Authors will be notified before May 31th, 2011. The accepted papers will be published in MTC’ 2011 Proceedings. Papers may be excluded from the proceedings if registration fees are not received by June 30th 2011.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Submission of the abstracts – February 1st 2011
Notification of abstract acceptance – February 15th 2011
Submission of full papers – March 15th 2011
Notification of full papers acceptance -May 31st 2011

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
MTC’s Secretariat, Romania
Contact Person: Gabriela TIMU, – “Gheorghe Asachi” TUI,
CETEX Department, Bd. D. Mangeron 53, TEX2, 2nd Floor, 700050
Tel. /Fax: +40 232 213708; +40 232 277736
Email: mtc@cetex.tuiasi.ro
MTC’s Secretariat, Greece
Contact person: Ms. Christina Ntoufa
Email: cn3972@civil.duth.gr

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