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Arup's award-winning project manager to speak at conference
Posted by APM on 13th May 2013
With the APM Project Management Conference 2013 on Thursday 13th June, the event programme is bolstered yet again by another fantastic award-winning speaker.
Rob Leslie-Carter, director at global consulting firm Arup, will take to the speaker podium at Kings Place in London on Thursday 13th June. To ensure you dont miss out on hearing from Rob, and a host of other influential speakers, book your place at the event past delegates refer to as a source of inspiration, innovation and new ideas.
Rob has a track record of leading landmark projects including the Stirling Prize winning Laban Dance School in Deptford. This project also helped Rob become Project Manager of the Year at the 2003 APM Awards.
Rob also picked up the International Project of the Year trophy at the 2008 APM Awards for managing Arup's design team on the Beijing National Aquatics Centre, commonly known as the Water Cube.
A chartered Civil Engineer by profession, Rob also has an MBA from Imperial College specialising in project management and entrepreneurship. He is a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) with the Australian Institute of Project Management, and a visiting lecturer in construction management at the University of New South Wales.
Rob, who has worked around the world with Arup for over 20 years, has spent the last ten years based in Australia where he was both Arups Sydney office leader and regional leader for Arups Project Management Group.
Having relocated back to London at the end of last year, Rob is leading the commercial property business within the Project Management Group at Arup, who is the incumbent APM Project Management Company of the Year.
APM continues to add some of the professions most influential figures to the speaker line-up, which also includes:
- Tim Harford, Undercover Economist for Financial Times
- Richard Wiseman, author and Professor at University of Hertfordshire
- Doug Oakervee CBE, chairman at HS2 Ltd
- Robert Deatker, project director of the Shard
- Barbara Chomicka, senior project manager at EC Harris
- Tim Banfield, director at National Audit Office
- Karl Tuplin, senior project manager for the British Antarctic Survey
- Lt Col Martin Sturgeon, award-winning programme manager for Ministry of Defence
- Bill Henry, programme director at Bechtel
For more information on the event visit the APM Conference webpage. The full programme will be announced soon.
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The conference theme of Adapt! will reflect on 2012 as the coming of age year for project management and asks; what now? The APM Conference will call on the profession to adapt its thinking to address the growing expectations of society. A society with a growing intolerance to failure and that expects a world in which all projects succeed.
Adapt! will focus on flexibility, resilience and evolution. Topics that reflect the new benchmarks that 2012 set, the growing demands of customers and the more for less culture which is challenging how we think and act.
To see why the APM Project Management Conference is known for featuring the countrys most innovative and groundbreaking projects watch interviews with speakers from last years conference including Virgin Galactic, London 2012, NASA and Crossrail.
|Standard rate: from 1st April 2013||375 per person*|
|APM non members|
|Standard rate: from 1st April 2013||485 per person*|
If you would like to make a corporate or group booking, please contact the APM membership development team on: 01844 271 682.
*All prices are exclusive of VAT. Cancellations will be subject to a booking charge and no refund will be made after 5pm on Thursday 30th May.
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