October 2017 Report from Spain

AEDIP event at Colegio de Ingenieros de Canales y Puertos” in Madrid on 21 September


By Alfonso Bucero

International Correspondent & Editorial Advisor

Madrid, Spain


Spanish Project management activities are restarting in September

AEDIP (Project management Association from the Construction Industry), organized an event on last September 21st where joined 120 project professionals at “Colegio de Ingenieros de Canales y Puertos” in Madrid (Spain), to debate public and private collaboration contracts and Project management.

They were analyzing, from different point of views, what the best practices should be in order to allow a successful implementation, taking into account that we are talking about long duration contracts (usually from 10 to 30 years) where remuneration is linked to the appropriate performance. At this event attended construction, consultants, engineering and Project Management firms, who added and Shared their experiences about that type of contract, locally and internationally.

The event program was as follows:

Opening Session – Leticia Sauco Sevilla (AEDIP President)

Leticia welcomed all the attendees and introduced the event agenda:

The value shared among PPP Contracts and Project Management.

“PPP trends in the Market” – Pedro Michelena Izquierdo (INFRAESTRUCTURAS fórum President)

Past lessons learned and future ideas for a new collaboration public-private model.

“The PPP cycle and the PPP Certification Program – CP3P ©” – Andrés Rebollo (K-Infra CEO)

The PPP cycle from from its identification to delivery and operation. PPP Certification Program.

“Smart Cities and PPPs” – Miquel Rodríguez Planas (IESE Manager – PPP for Cities) Cities have been converted into a World engine on the 21st century. Smart cities are offering solutions to the urban challenges.


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About the Author

Alfonso Bucero

Contributing Editor

International Correspondent – Spain


Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP, PMI Fellow, is an International Correspondent and Contributing Editor for the PM World Journal in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Bucero is also founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting.  Alfonso was the founder, sponsor and president of the PMI Barcelona Chapter until April 2005, and belongs to PMI’s LIAG (Leadership Institute Advisory Group).  He was the past President of the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter, and now nominated as a PMI EMEA Region 8 Component Mentor. Alfonso has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica in Madrid and is studying for his Ph.D. in Project Management. He has 29 years of practical experience and is actively engaged in advancing the PM profession in Spain and throughout Europe. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award on October 9th, 2010 and the PMI Fellow Award on October 22nd 2011.  Mr. Bucero can be contacted at [email protected].

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