Abstracts are in, theme set for 7th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in August


23 April 2013 – Richardson, Texas, USA – Organizers of the 7th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium have announced the resounding success of the call for papers this year.  Nearly 70 abstracts were received for the 45 professional paper presentation slots that are available.  The symposium will be held August 15-16, 2013, in Richardson, Texas, USA.  A listing of presenters and topics is available under the “track room speakers” tab at pmsymposium.utdallas.edu.

The theme for the 2013 symposium is “Project Management: Optimizing Value to Stakeholders.”  The abstracts received for paper presentations fully support this theme, along with other topics dealing with project and program stakeholders.  The 2013 symposium is again being organized by the Project Management (PM) Program at The University of Texas at Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and the PM World Journal.

“The quality of abstracts this year was exceptional,” said James Joiner, symposium director and former head of the UT Dallas PM Program.  “Combined with some unique keynote presentations, the symposium program this year will be both very interesting and educational.  We’re looking forward to another successful event.”

The annual two-day project management conference focuses on topics relevant to industries in North Texas, including information technology, healthcare, telecommunications, public programs, energy, transportation and others.  This symposium has established a reputation as one of the best regional project management conferences in the United States, and, at an early registration rate of $450, one of the best values for those seeking PDUs for PMP recertification.

SOMThe two-day Project Management Symposium will be held in the Naveen Jindal School of Management on The University of Texas at Dallas campus in Richardson, Texas, USA.  The symposium will include an opening ceremony and plenary session, professional paper presentations by 45 different speakers, panel discussions, lunches and coffee breaks, a networking reception and a closing plenary session with keynote speaker.   Attendees can receive 16 PDUs for attending.

If you are a project manager or project management professional living in North Texas, plan to attend this world-class symposium.  More information can be found at pmsymposium.utdallas.edu.

The Project Management Program at UT Dallas provides application-oriented education for professionals with significant project, program or general management responsibilities. Established in the ExecutiveEducationCenter in UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, students have the option of earning a Graduate Certificate in Project Management, a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in project management, or a Master of Business Administration degree with project management emphasis.

The UT Dallas PM program, originally developed in 1997, is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is registered with the PMI Registered Education Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.). The program is taught by world-class faculty with a blend of industrial project management, consulting and teaching experience. UT Dallas’ PM Program in delivered both on campus and online, and attracts students from across the USA and worldwide. For more information, visit project.utdallas.edu.

The PMI Dallas Chapter is a volunteer-based professional association dedicated to supporting the growth and development of project management practitioners, as well as building awareness of the project management discipline and its critical role in business and organization success. With more than 350,000 members in over 180 countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s leading membership association for project management. Founded in 1984 and with more than 4,000 members, the PMI Dallas Chapter is one of the world’s largest PMI components.  To learn more about the PMI Dallas Chapter and its service offerings, visit www.pmidallas.org

The PM World Journal is an online publication produced by PM World Inc. in the United States, but created by a virtual team of contributors and editors around the world.  Each month, the PMWJ features dozens of new articles and papers, and stories about projects and project management in different countries and industries.  PM World is a virtual organization reflecting the 21st century reality of a connected world where individuals and organizations worldwide can collaborate for the creation, sharing and application of new knowledge.  To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, visit www.pmworldjournal.net.