Call for Participation – Integrated Program Management Workshop 2014



17 July 2014 – Virginia, USA – The College of Performance Management (CPM) has issued a “Call for Participation” for November’s Integrated Program Management Workshop 2014 (IPM 2014) being held in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. The annual event is co-sponsored by CPM, the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in the United States. IPM 2014 will be held during 3-5 November 2014 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.


The Theme for this year’s three-day workshop is “Integrated Performance Management: Building Reliability and Accountability”. Conference organizers are now seeking proposals for workshops, training seminars, professional presentations for a “Practice Symposia”, and technology/tools presentations.

Speaker Requirements:  All materials must be in the format as described in the Speaker Requirements available at:  http://www.ipmconference.org/speakers. Abstract [using a file name that includes the name of the author(s)] with a biography for the following sessions can be submitted at http://www.ipmconference.org/submit/.

Workshops:  A forum to introduce and develop new and emerging practices and techniques to improve program management using project performance management. The emphasis is on “building reliability and accountability.” Objectives are to identify potential solutions. Workshops are not intended to provide training or instruction on project performance management.

Practice Symposia: The Practice Symposia provides the primary avenue for people to share best practices and insights for others to continue evolving the discipline and accepted practices.  The content of the Practice Symposia sessions are intended to reinforce the IPM 2014 themes of reliability and accountability.  In support of these themes, specific sessions within each track will be selected based on an evaluation of: Value of the topic; Alignment of topic to the Track; Balance of depth and breadth; Emphasis on real practices and examples, and; Diversity of presenter perspectives.

Tools Track: For presentation requirements and sponsorship information, contact Megan Jones, [email protected], 703.938.509

For General Information:   Contact Don Kaiser, [email protected], 703-370-7885

The College of Performance Management (CPM) is an international, non-profit professional organization dedicated to the disciplines of earned value, performance measurement and project management. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, CPM is the world’s leading source of education and information related to earned value management and other performance management techniques. For decades, the CPM Community has been responsible for leading, developing, promulgating and training people on the program management techniques used by the private sector, the U.S. Federal Government and around the world for successful program performance management. CPM is a growing body of professionals dedicated to managing projects on time and on budget. For more information, visit www.mycpm.org.

Source: College of Performance Management