Early Registration for 7th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium ends July 15


29 June 2013 – Richardson, Texas, USA – Early registration for the 7th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium ends on July 15, 2013.    The theme for the 2013 symposium being held August 15-16, 2013, in Richardson, Texas, USA is “Project Management: Optimizing Value to Stakeholders.”  The conference is again being sponsored by the Project Management Program at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and PM World Journal.  For more information or to register, go to pmsymposium.utdallas.edu.


The annual two-day project management conference focuses on topics relevant to industries in North Texas, including energy, information technology, healthcare, public programs, telecommunications, transportation and others.  This symposium has become one of the best regional project management conferences in the United States, and, at an early registration rate of $450, one of the best values for a full two-day professional conference.  It should be especially attractive to those seeking PDUs for PMP recertification.

The two-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 an opening ceremony and plenary session, professional paper presentations by 45 different speakers, panel discussions, lunches and coffee breaks, a networking reception and a closing plenary session with keynote speaker.   Attendees can receive 16 PDUs for attending.

This year’s event will include the following keynote speakers:

  • Jesus Martinez Almela, Vice President for Education, International Project Management Association – “Local, Regional and Global Cultural Impact on Stakeholder Engagement”
  • John Barton, Deputy Executive Director/Chief Engineer, Texas Department of Transportation
  • Walter Jones, Senior Vice President Parkland Hospital System, and Laurel Taylor, Executive Vice President, TEECOM – “The New Parkland Hospital IT Implementation Project”
  • CJ Walker Waite, Director, Project Management Institute – “Demonstrating the Value of Project Management”

If you are a project manager or project management professional living in North Texas or anywhere in the Central United States, plan to attend this world-class symposium.  More information can be found at pmsymposium.utdallas.edu.

The Project Management Program at UT Dallas provides application-oriented education for professionals with significant project, program or general management responsibilities. Established in the Executive Education Center in The UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management, students have the option of earning a Graduate Certificate in Project Management, a Master of Science degree with an emphasis in project management, or a Master of Business Administration degree with project management emphasis.

The UT Dallas PM program, originally developed in 1997, is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) sponsored Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).  Registered with the PMI Registered Education Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.), the program is taught by world-class faculty with a blend of industrial project management, consulting and teaching experience. UT Dallas’ PM Program in delivered both on campus and online, and attracts students from across the USA and worldwide. 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 more than 4,000 members, the PMI Dallas Chapter is one of the world’s largest PMI components.  To learn more about the PMI Dallas Chapter and its service offerings, visit www.pmidallas.org

The PM World Journal is an online publication produced by PM World Inc. in the United States, but created by a virtual team of contributors and editors around the world.  Each month, the PMWJ features dozens of articles, papers and stories about projects and project management in different countries and industries.  PM World is a virtual organization reflecting the 21st century reality of a connected world where individuals and organizations worldwide can collaborate for the creation, sharing and application of new knowledge.  To see the latest edition of the PMWJ, visit www.pmworldjournal.net.