AIPM National Project Management Conference set for Brisbane in October


5 May 2014 – Sydney, Australia – The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has announced that their 2014 national conference, under the theme “Delivering Benefits and Values,” will be held during 12-15 October 2014 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Information about the conference can be found at http://www.aipm2014.com.au./


2014 the AIPM national conference will focus on the theme ‘Delivering Benefits and Values’ with sessions on:

  • Social and corporate responsibility; Environment, Sustainability, Community
  • Engagement and Ethics
  • People in Project Management: Career Development, Professional Standards, Professional Development, Learning and Achievement
  • Humanitarian, remote, regional and rural
  • Project Methods, Tools and Systems
  • The future of project management, research, trends, new developments
  • Organisational Issues: Trends in Project Management Maturity, Organisational Change, Project Governance and Organisational Culture
  • Project Management without Borders; International Projects, Philanthropic Projects, the International Professional Community, engagement with IPMA and the APFPM
  • Commercial, Contractual and Legal
  • Industry Sector Specific Applications of Project Management

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) conference is expected to attract around 600 project management professionals who are employed directly in the project management sector. These professionals are employed in a wide range of industries and will be drawn from across Australia. Industries represented by the conference delegates will include Construction, Consulting, Defence, Energy, Engineering, Finance, Government, Information Technology, Insurance, Property Development, Telecommunications, Transport, Education and Health.

Attendance at the conference will provide opportunities for delegates to develop skills, knowledge share, and network. It will provide the opportunity to hear key speakers share their practical knowledge and project management approaches when working in such a diverse and demanding project environments.

Brisbane is Australia’s fastest growing city and is rated the world’s sixth best business destination by the Economist Magazine. The gateway to the country’s most popular tourist region, Brisbane is serviced by world class domestic and international airports located just 20 minutes from the city centre. BCEC is located in South Bank, a unique riverside cultural, entertainment and dining precinct in the heart of the city of Brisbane. Set in lush subtropical riverfront parkland, it is a dynamic urban lifestyle and retail precinct that showcases Queensland’s art and culture and is home to Brisbane’s newest dining destination.

Registration to attend the AIPM National 2014 Conference is now open and available. Click here.

Formed in 1976 as the Project Managers’ Forum, AIPM has been instrumental in progressing the profession of project management in Australia over the past 35 years.  AIPM’s role is to improve the knowledge, skills and competence of project team members, project managers and project directors.  AIPM’s vision is to be recognized by business, industry, and government as the key promoter, developer, and leader in project management professionalism.  With more than 10,000 members, the AIPM is the second largest national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  AIPM is also a national member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (apfpm).  More about AIPM can be found at www.aipm.com.au.

Source: AIPM