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Abstracts due January 15 for 28th IPM World Congress on Project Management in Rotterdam

CALLS FOR PAPERS 

28 December 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – Abstracts for proposed paper presentations at the 28th IPMA World Congress on Project Management to be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, are due 15 January 2014.  The 28th IPMA World Congress, with the theme “Innovation Through Dialogue,” will be held from 29 September to 1 October 2014 at the World Trade Center in the City of Rotterdam.  Information can be found at http://www.ipma2014.com/ 

131226-pmwj18-28th-ipma-IMAGEIPMA Netherlands invites you to become a part of the leading world conference on project, program and portfolio management by submitting an inspiring academic or best practices paper. The Call for Presentations closes on January 15th, 2014.

The Academic and Research streams will have main theme: Human factors in Project Management – The role, influence and understanding of ‘human factors’ within project, program and portfolio management will be the focus of the Academic and Research streams. 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, Willingness. Proposals must be according to guidelines at http://www.ipma2014.com/call-for-papers-academic/.

The Professional “Best Practices” streams will be around the conference theme of “Innovation through Dialogue” – In order to establish a comprehensive, high quality program, they are looking for the latest experiences and insights about Innovating the world through dialogue. The best practices stream will focus on the dialogue within projects, dialogue between projects (portfolio’s), dialogue over time (programs) and dialogue outside projects, with project-owners, users and stakeholders. And of course the dialogue between the business and academic world.   These themes should be focused on such industries as:

  • Government, education, culture, healthcare, Defense Ministry
  • Financial services, IT, Media, Telecommunication
  • 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 at http://www.ipma2014.com/call-for-papers-best-practices/

The 28th IPMA World Congress in Rotterdam is being organized 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 optimizing the success of all Dutch projects and realizing the essence of excellent project management for the Dutch economy and employment.  More information at www.ipma-nl.nl. The President of IPMA-NL is Mr. Joop Schefferlie. Visit the 2014 congress website at http://www.ipma2014.com/.

Founded in 1965 and registered in Switzerland, International Project Management Association (IPMA) is the oldest global project management professional organization. IPMA is an international federation of more than 50 national project management societies in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. The IPMA World Congress is one of the largest and most important gatherings of project management authorities and leaders each year. The president for 2014 is Mr. Mladen Radujkovic. For more information visit www.ipma.ch

Source: IPMA