Call for Submissions for PMI 2014 Research Conference in Oregon


30 October 2013 – Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA – The Project Management Institute (PMI®) are inviting submission of abstracts for papers and symposia proposals for the 2014 PMI Research and Education Conference.  With the theme of “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: In Search of Theory and Evidence,” this important project management research conference will be held during 27-20 July 2014 in Portland, Oregon, USA.


According to their notices, PMI will welcome conceptual, empirical or theoretical work using project, program or portfolio management as the subject or context of research.  Examples cited include the following:

  • Theory building and adaptation
  • Evidence-based management
  • Engaged scholarship
  • Uncertainty and Risk
  • Knowledge Management
  • Values and Ethics
  • Decision making in projects and programs
  • New teaching cases in Project Management
  • Project Management curriculum development

Doctoral students are also encouraged to submit proposals for the pre-conference Doctoral Colloquium.

For information and submission guidelines, go to www.pmi.org/REC2014submit.

Conference registration will begin in March 2014 at www.pmi.org/REC2014

PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. PMI’s professional resources and research empower more than 800,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations’ success and further mature the profession. PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is reinforced by globally recognized standards and certifications, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities. For more information, visit www.PMI.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute, and on Twitter @PMInstitute. 

Media contact: Megan Maguire Kelly at [email protected]. 

Source: PMI