27th IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia


By Jouko Vaskimo 

Helsinki, Finland

Professor Mladen Radujković, International Project Management Association
(IPMA) President, Croatian Association for Project Management (CAPM) President
and Chairman of the 27th IPMA World Congress, Mr Stacy Goff, IPMA Vice President
in charge of marketing and events, and Dr Mladen Vukomanović, the Program
Director in charge of the 27th IPMA World Congress opened the 27th IPMA World
Congress at Dubrovnik, Croatia, on 30th September 2013. The theme of the 27th IPMA
World Congress, the first one to be organized in Croatia, was “finding balance and
moving forward”.

The congress, which comprised an extensive system of plenary sessions with keynote
presentations by some of the most renowned experts in the profession, simultaneous
parallel sessions with both practitioner and scientific foci, and a generous offering of
social events surrounding the official congress program, took place at the Valamar
Resort Babin Kuk on 30th September … 3rd October 2013.

The congress was organized by IPMA and CAPM in association with the Civil
Engineering Faculty of the University of Zagreb, the International Cost
Engineering Council (ICEC) and the Baltazar Adam Krčelić College of Business
and Management.


In the photograph (from left to right): Professor Mladen Radujković and Mr Stacy Goff
opening the 27th IPMA World Congress (photos courtesy Jouko Vaskimo) 
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About the Author 

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Jouko Vaskimo works as Development Manager in charge of project management training portfolio at Aalto PRO, the Professional Development unit of Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. He is also an International Correspondent and Editorial Advisor for PM World in Finland. Jouko graduated from Helsinki University of Technology in 1992. Since then he has held project management related assignments with increasing levels for responsibility at Sinebrychoff Ltd, the oldest brewery in Scandinavia; Kemira Engineering Ltd, the leading chemicals manufacturer Finland; DNA Finland Ltd, a large Finnish mobile phone operator; Nokia Business Infrastructure; and Ixonos PLC, one of the leading Finnish ICT consultancies. Jouko holds the IPMA Level C (Project Manager) and Level B (Senior Project Manager) certificates and is the chairman of the Finnish IPMA Certification Body operating IPMA certification in Finland. He is a member of the Project Management Association Finland Board of Directors and a founding member of PMI Finland Chapter. He received the PMP certificate in 2003. Since October 2007, Jouko has been heading the Finnish delegation to ISO/PC 236 and ISO/TC 258. Jouko resides in Espoo, Finland and can be best contacted at jouko.vaskimo“at”aalto.fi .