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3RD International Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States to be in Latvia in April 2014

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27 September 2013 – Riga, Latvia – The Third International Conference on Project Management in the Baltic States will be held in Riga, Latvia during 10-11 April 2014.  Under the theme “Project Management Development – Practice and Perspectives”, the conference will be held at the University of Latvia.  More information at http://www.balticpmconference.eu/130927-pmwj15-riga-3rd-IMAGE

The aim of the conference is to discuss results of scientific research in project management issues, to establish new contacts and networking between professionals involved in project management as well as enhance the capacity of project managers. Conference language is English.  The work of the conference will be organized on the following topics:

  1. Project management in public administration
  2. Problems and solutions in EU funds project management (implementation)
  3. Public-Private-Partnership project management
  4. Investment project management
  5. Culture project management
  6. IT project management
  7. Construction project management
  8. Renewable Energy Projects
  9. Social project management
  10. Standards on project management
  11. Professional education and science in project management
  12. Capacity of organization in project management
  13. Project Accounting and Auditing
  14. New directions and findings in project management theory
  15. Project controlling
  16. Project Risk Management.

Sections will be designed according to themes of submitted abstracts.

The work of the conference will be organized in opening plenary session, parallel sessions and concluding plenary session. Scientific papers presented at the conference will be published in the conference proceedings and on the conference website. All abstracts before the conference will be double blind reviewed and materials included in the conference proceedings are double blind reviewed.  Key dates:

September 1, 2013 – Call for papers

November 17, 2013 – Applications for participation at the conference and submission of abstract (see requirements on conference webpage)

November 30, 2013 – Notification of acceptance and invitation to prepare report

Until January 31, 2014 – Payment of reduced conference fee

February 15, 2014 – Submission of paper for conference proceedings

February 28, 2014 – Information on paper acceptance, feedback from reviewers

March 17, 2014 – Deadline for revised papers.

Conference Programme Committee:

  • Prof. Dr.oec. Žaneta Ilmete, University of Latvia, President of Professional Association of Project Managers, Latvia, Chair
  • Dr.oec. Juris Binde, President of “Latvian Mobile Telephone ” Ltd., Latvia
  • Prof.Dr. Juris Borzovs, Dean of Faculty of Computing, University of Latvia
  • Prof. Dr. Edgar Bellow, Reims Management School, France
  • Prof.Dr. Florian E.Dorrenberg, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • M. Eng, CPP, MPD. Adesh Jain, First Assessor IPMA, Director of Centre for Excellence in Project Management, India
  • Prof. Dr. Jerzy Kisielnicki, Warsaw University, Poland
  • Prof. Dr. Michael J. Littman, Buffalo State University of New York, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Katrin Löhr, Dortmund University of Applied Science and Arts, Germany,
  • Prof. Dr. Arvi Kuura, University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Prof. Dr. Inta Brūna, Dean of Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia
  • Prof. Dr. Petlenko Yulia, Economics Faculty of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine
  • Prof. Dr. Biruta Sloka, University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tysiak, Dortmund University of Applied Science and Arts, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Carsten Wolff, Dortmund University of Applied Science and Arts, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Inese Vorončuka, University of Latvia, Latvia

Conference Organization Committee

  • Žaneta Ilmete (University of Latvia)
  • Silvija Bruņa (University of Latvia, Professional Association of Project Managers)
  • Emīls Pūlmanis (University of Latvia, Professional Association of Project Managers)
  • Daiga Āboltiņa (University of Latvia)
  • Kaspars Čikste (University of Latvia)
  • Džineta Dimante (University of Latvia)
  • Anete Mandeika (Professional Association of Project Managers)
  • Lauris Liepiņš (Professional Association of Project Managers)
  • Marija Simonova (Professional Association of Project Managers)
  • Biruta Sloka (University of Latvia)
  • Rita Žuka (University of Latvia)

Conference is organized by the Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia, in cooperation with the Professional Association of Project Managers and Baltic Controlling Institute. The conference website is http://www.balticpmconference.eu/
For more information, contact conference coordinators: PhD.cand.MSc.proj.mgmt. Silvija Bruna – [email protected]  or PhD.cand. MSc.proj.mgmt Emils Pulmanis – [email protected]