The International Conference on Technology and Business Management (ICTBM-13), jointly organized by American University in the Emirates (AUE) and International Forum of Management Scholars (INFOMS), is set to commence next Monday at the Academic City in Dubai under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. The 3-day conference is supported by AIMS International, the International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management (Check Site) and AIMS International Journal of Management. Prof. Muthanna G. Abdul Razzaq, President and CEO of the University, said the conference will provide a platform for communication and cooperation among academic and industrial researchers in order to bridge the gap between science and industry. Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUE, Mohammed Saleh Bin Badwa Al Darmaki, expressed hopes that the event will represent a signifigant meeting between technology and management, two pillars for success for business as well as for public sectors, educational institutes, non-profit organisations and government departments.