Call for Papers - 28th IPMA World Congress

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Posted by APM on 9th Jan 2014

The call for papers for the 28th IPMA World Congress on project management is underway. This year's congress is to be held at the World Trade Centre in the city of Rotterdam, from 29 September to 1 October 2014 and will explore the theme of 'Innovation through Dialogue.'

IPMA Netherlands invites you to become a part of a global conference on project, programme and portfolio management by submitting an inspiring academic or best practices paper.

The call for presentations closes on January 15th, 2014.

The main theme for the academic and research streams will be, 'Human factors in Project Management' focusing on the role, influence and understanding of human factors within project, programme and portfolio management. Contributors are encouraged to consider the following sub-themes (along with related factors) in their submissions: attitude, acceptance, commitment, credibility, creativity, ethics, leadership, nurture, personal development, trust, well-being and willingness. Proposals must be according to guidelines.

The professional 'Best Practices' streams will be based around the theme of 'Innovation through Dialogue.'  In order to establish a comprehensive, high quality programme, they are looking for the latest experiences and insights around innovation in the world through dialogue. The best practices stream will focus on the dialogue within projects, dialogue between projects (portfolios), dialogue over time (programmes) and dialogue outside projects, with project-owners, users and stakeholders and the dialogue between the business and academic world. These themes should be focused on such industries as:

  • Government, Education, Culture, Healthcare, Defence Ministry
  • Financial services, IT, media, telecommunications
  • Pharmaceutical, Chemical Industry, Transport, Business, Energy, Getting Minerals, Provisions
  • Construction & Infra, Real estate, Engineering, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery.

Best practice proposals must be according to guidelines

For more information visit the 2014 congress website.

The 28th IPMA World Congress in Rotterdam is being organised by IPMA Netherlands (IPMA-NL), the acclaimed center of expertise for project management in the Netherlands. IPMA-NL has currently 2,300 members and certifies over 2,000 project managers each year. The primary goals of IPMA-NL are; continuous improvement of the quality of project execution by optimising the success of all Dutch projects and realising the essence of excellent project management for the Dutch economy and employment. The President of IPMA-NL is Mr Joop Schefferlie. For more information visit the IPMA-NL website.

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