Call for Papers for UMD’s 2019 PM Symposium


Share your knowledge and experience at the University of Maryland’s 6th Annual Project Management Symposium – Abstract Deadline November 4th

4 October 2018 – College Park, Md. USA – The University of Maryland’s Project Management Center for Excellence has issued their call for papers and presentations for the 6th Annual University of Maryland Project Management Symposium.  The conference will take place 9-10 May 2019 at the University of Maryland campus in College Park.

Share your project management experiences with your peers; participate in the University of Maryland’s Fifth Annual Project Management Symposium as a speaker.

Supporting the theme, “Turning Knowledge into Practice,” project management professionals from the Baltimore-Washington area and abroad will come together to share best practices and lessons learned, plus discover the latest advances in project management.  The 2018 Symposium welcomed its largest-ever audience with more than 400 experts from industry, government, and academe. The 2019 event should be larger yet.

Individuals and organizations are invited to submit abstracts of papers or presentations to be featured in program sessions for the 2019 symposium. These papers and presentations can be case studies, lessons learned, best practices, research findings or the latest advances in project management. Abstracts are due by 4 November 2018, so act now.

Requested topics include:

  • Agile/IT
  • Construction Management / BIM
  • Disaster Management
  • Enterprise Project Management Offices
  • Federal Programs
  • Integrated Program Management
  • Risk & Big Data
  • Stakeholder Management

People in Projects

  • Change Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Motivation
  • Strength Based Management
  • Negotiation

If speaking at the event is not of interest, you are encouraged to attend the Symposium instead.  Registration for the event is now open.  For more information on the 2018 event, please visit the University of Maryland’s Project Management Symposium website.

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Project Management Center for Excellence’s mission is to provide high quality, challenging education in project management that encompasses breadth and depth, preparing graduates to be proficient as both contributing members of project teams and excellent project managers, to maintain a strong research program recognized for excellence in project management, and to provide project management training and development services to the University, the profession, and the community at large. Their academic program was the first program in an engineering school to be accredited by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Global Accreditation Center. Visit www.pm.umd.edu.

Editor’s note: The UMD campus can be reached by Metro from Washington, DC.  This is a good conference with world-class presentations, educational content and networking opportunities.  The PM World Journal endorses and acts as media partner for this event.