Final Call for Papers – Abstracts due January 20 for June 2014 Project Management Symposium at University of Maryland


30 November 2013 – College Park, Maryland, USA — The Center for Excellence in Project Management in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, USA will hold their first annual project management conference during 9-10 June 2013 at the University. The conference will be held in association with the PMI Silver Spring Chapter, with the PM World Journal acting as a media partner.

Final Call for Papers

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Author Notification: February 1, 2014
Final Papers Due: April 1, 2014
Presentations Due: May 10, 2014

The Project Management Center for Excellence at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the PMI Silver Spring Chapter invite abstracts of interest to general and specialty project managers, consulting and design engineers, policy makers, agency personnel, researchers, educators, and students. This Call for Abstracts invites papers to be included in the program sessions for the 2014 Maryland Project Management Symposium to be held in College Park at the University of Maryland.

Abstracts are sought but not limited to the following program and project management topics:

  • Disaster Management
(response, preparedness, mitigation and recovery)
  • Infrastructure Renewal
  • Human Factors in Project Management
(well-being; stakeholder communications, performance management & feedback; motivation; leadership)
  • Sustainability for Project Managers
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned
  • IT & Web-Based Project Management
(new technology/tools and processes)
  • Global Project Management & The PMO
  • Cost Management & Risk Management
  • Project Management in Government
  • Innovative Project Financing
  • Agile Project Management
  • Program/Project Schedule Management
  • Earned Value Management

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Academically Rigorous and Practically Applied: For two days, join project managers from the Baltimore-Washington metro area and abroad for DC’s premier academic project management symposium.  Share experiences, make connections, and learn the best project management practices at the University of Maryland’s First Annual Project Management Symposium.

Share ideas, experiences, challenges, and the best practices with project manager practitioners and academic researchers alike.  Symposium sessions earn professional development units (PDUs) toward maintaining your PMI credential. Earn up to 15 PDUs.  Call for papers opens mid October 2013.  The Project Management Institute (PMI) Silver Spring Chapter and PM World Journal are our acting co-event and media sponsors. More information will be announced soon at http://PMSymposium.umd.edu .

The Center for Excellence in Project Management in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland offers Masters and PhD level graduate degrees in project management.  The mission of the Center is threefold: 1. To provide a high quality, challenging education in project management that encompasses breadth and depth, and prepares graduates to be proficient as both contributing members of project teams and excellent project managers; 2. To maintain a strong research program that is recognized for excellence in project management; and 3. To provide project management training & development services to the University, the profession, and the community at large.  For information, visit www.pm.umd.edu