Early Bird Registration for 9th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium continues through July 12



Keynotes and Agenda set for major regional conference in central USA

24 June 2015 – Richardson, TX, USA – Early registration continues through 12 July for the 9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium being held during 13-14 August 2015 in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) in Richardson, Texas, USA. The conference theme this year is “Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes”. The 2015 symposium is again sponsored by the Graduate Program in Project Management at UT Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and the PM World Journal. To register or for more information, visit symposium website.

150624-pmwj36-early-UTD IMAGEThis year’s symposium will feature the following keynote speakers:

Dr. Donald Kennerly, MD, Ph.D., Principle Consultant, Kennerly Healthcare Solutions, LLC – speaking on: What does Work in Patient Safety Teach Us About Program Development and Project Management?

Vince Yauger, AIA, PMP, Resident Construction Manager / PM for the University of Texas System, Office of Facilities Planning and Construction – speaking on: Building the Next Gen University. Responding to Rapid Growth at UT Dallas

William A. Moylan, Ph.D., PMP, FESD, DTM, Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University and immediate past member of the PMI Board of Directors – speaking on: Capturing the Value of Project Management

David Hudson, FAIM, MAIPM, Vice President, International Project Management Association – speaking on: They Really Don’t Grow on Trees

Nikunj Nirmal, MBA – speaking on: Agile and DevOPS Transformation

In addition to the keynote presentations, dozens of presentations by more than 50 authors and professional leaders will be featured. To see the schedule, agenda, speakers and topics, visit the symposium website here.

The 2 Day Project Management Symposium will be held in the Naveen Jindal School of Management on The UT Dallas campus in Richardson, Texas, USA. The symposium will include plenary sessions with keynote speakers, professional paper presentations by approximately 50 different speakers, panel discussions, lunches and coffee breaks, a networking reception and door prizes.   Participants can receive up to 16 PDUs for attending. If you are a project manager or project management professional living in the central United States, you should plan to attend this world class symposium.

The Project Management Program at The UT Dallas provides application-oriented education for professionals with significant project, program or general management responsibilities. Established in the Executive Education Center in UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management, students can earn a Graduate Certificate in Project Management, a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in project management, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with project management emphasis. The UT Dallas PM program, originally developed in 1997, is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is registered with the PMI Registered Education Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.). For more information, visit project.utdallas.edu.

The PMI Dallas Chapter is a volunteer-based professional association dedicated to supporting the growth and development of project management practitioners, as well as building awareness of the project management discipline and its critical role in business and organization success. With more than 350,000 members in over 180 countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s leading membership association for project management. Founded in 1984 and with over 4,000 members, the PMI Dallas Chapter is one of the world’s largest PMI components. To learn more, visit http://www.pmidallas.org/

The PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a global resource for sharing knowledge related to program and project management (P/PM). The PMWJ is a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and news stories about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced by PM World which also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in programme and project management. To read the latest edition of the PMWJ, go to https://www.pmworldjournal.net/. To learn more, visit http://www.pmworldlibrary.net/.