Final Call for Papers for 10th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium in USA



Presenters can attend 2-day conference free and receive up to 16 PDUs

29 February 2016 – Richardson, TX, USA – Abstracts for proposed papers to be presented at the 10th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium are due by Monday, 14 March 2016. The 2016 symposium will be held during 11-12 August 2016 on The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) campus in the Naveen Jindal School of Management in Richardson, Texas, USA. Theme of 2016 conference is ‘Project Management: A Key to Business Success’

150624-pmwj36-early-UTD IMAGEThe two-day symposium is sponsored by the Graduate Program in Project Management at UT Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and the PM World Journal. To access conference website, click here.

Abstracts are requested for paper presentations at the symposium addressing topics related to major issues project managers face today, including the following:

  • Innovative Program/Project Management
  • Project Management’s Impact on the Bottom Line
  • Team Collaboration and Virtual Teams
  • Portfolio Management and Governance
  • Entrepreneurial Project Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Program/Project Management Offices (PMOs)
  • Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management
  • Solving Project Complexity
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Topics should be aimed at industries and areas of interest relevant to project managers in the North Texas area, including: Healthcare, Information Systems and Technology, Telecommunications, New Product Development, Oil and Gas, Sports, and Public Projects and Programs. Those whose abstracts are selected will be expected to complete the paper, attend the symposium and make a formal presentation as identified in the final program schedule. Note that presenters can attend for free (a $450 value) and can receive up to 16 PDUs for PMP recertification.

Abstracts with bio and photo are due by Monday, March 14, 2015

Abstract Submission Guidelines and Speaker Application form are available online at http://jindal.utdallas.edu/executive-education/project-management/pm-symposium/ or for more information, contact [email protected] or +1-972-883-2656.

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. 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 400,000 members in over 200 countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s largest 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 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/.