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Peer-reviewed Papers from 26th IPMA World Congress on Project Management available for download from Elsevier

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27 April 2013 – Zurich, Switzerland and Athens, Greece – The International Project Management Association (IPMA) has announced that selected peer-reviewed papers submitted to the 26th IPMA World Congress, Greece, 29-31 October 2012 have been published as volume 74 of the Procedia – Social & Behavioural Sciences Journal, published by Elsevier and included in ScienceDirect.

procediaAccording to Prof John-Paris Pantouvakis, director of the 26th IPMA world Congress in Athens and editor of this special edition of Procedia, “This is the first time a ScienceDirect listed journal devotes a volume to a project management conference; this shows both the growing maturity of the discipline and the wider recognition of the IPMA World Congresses. The volume contains a representative sample of all papers presented in the eighteen streams of the congress.”

The papers are freely available for downloading from the Journal’s website at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18770428/74

Detailed breakdown of the papers included in the Journal

Elsevier

1

Keynotes

2

2

Special Session 01- CMPL (Complexity and Ariadnis’ mitos)

2

3

Special Session 02 – CPRD (Constr. Productivity & KPIs)

1

4

Special Session 04- RMIP (Risk Based DM in Infr.Projects)

2

5

Special Session 05- ETBR (Education & Training)

1

6

Stream 01 – PM Standards & Integration

2

7

Stream 02 – Managing Programmes & Portfolios

3

8

Stream 04 – Governance, Benchmarking & BPO

5

9

Stream 05 – Legal & Contract

1

10

Stream 06 – Stakeholders & Risk

3

11

Stream 07 – Time & Schedule Management

2

12

Stream 08 – Project Cost and Finances

3

13

Stream 09 Quality in PM

1

14

Stream 10 – Competence

6

15

Stream 11 – PM Maturity & Org Development

3

16

Stream 12 – PM for Large Projects

4

17

Stream 13 – Innovation

6

18

Paper publication only

2

A total for 49 good peer-reviewed papers are available for free download.

Information about the 26th IPMA World Congress remains available online at http://www.ipma2012.com (mirrored also at http://2012.ipma.gr)

The 27th IPMA World Congress will take place in Dubrovnik, Croatia during 30 September – 3 October 2013.  For information, visit http://www.ipma2013.hr/

Prof Pantouvakis and PM-Greece (IPMA-Greece) made a milestone accomplishment in project and program management-related academic publishing with the 26th IPMA World Congress in Crete. The 27th IPMA World Congress, planned for 30 September – 3 October 2013, will repeat this 2012 success. Juried academic papers from the 2013 IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik will be submitted for a 2013-14 ScienceDirect Journal, just as in this announcement. The 2012 IPMA World Congress was apparently so successful in engaging qualified academics and researchers in moving the PM profession forward, that IPMA has received an unprecedented number of papers submitted for the 2013 IPMA World Congress, as of the closing of abstracts.

See the top 2012 IPMA World Congress Academic papers at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18770428/74.  Consider participating in the 27th IPMA World Congress, 30 September – 3 October 2013, in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the Congress website: http://www.ipma2013.hr/. Early Bird prices and discounts on lodging expire May 31.


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 of IPMA for 2011 and 2012 is Mr Roberto Mori. The president-elect for 2013-2014 is Mr. Mladen Radujkovic.  For further information please navigate to www.ipma.ch .

Source: IPMA

Editor’s note: selected professional papers from the 26th IPMA World Congress were republished in the PM World Journal in late 2012 and early 2013 – see archives at www.pmworldjournal.net or individual authors at www.pmworldlibrary.net.  Selected papers presented at the 27th IPMA World Congress will again be republished after the event in the PMWJ.