Full Program announced for 9th UT Dallas Project Management Symposium



Keynotes, Speakers and Agenda set for August conference in Richardson, Texas

15 July 2015 – Richardson, TX, USA – The full program is now available 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 of “Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People, Processes” has attracted a range of interesting papers and speakers. To see the full program schedule for conference or to register, Visit symposium website.

150717-pmwj37-full-IMAGEThis year’s symposium will include the following schedule and speakers:

Thursday, 13 August 2015:

7:15 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – Welcome: James Joiner, Symposium Director & Hasan Pirkul, PhD, Dean of the UT Dallas School of Management

8:15 – Keynote1: Dr. Donald Kennerly, MD, Ph.D., Principle Consultant, Kennerly Healthcare Solutions, LLC

9:45 – Keynote 2: Vince Yauger, AIA, PMP, Resident Construction Manager / PM for the University of Texas System, Office of Facilities Planning and Construction

11:30 – Presentations by Farzad Khan; Stacy Goff; Shami Dugal; Cherie Silas & Allison Pollard; Amanda Arriaga & Jessica Iselt; Rochard Cound & Jan Meyer

12:10 p.m. – Lunch

1:20 – Presentations by Tresia Eaves, Susan Casey, Darell Hubbard & Dennis Bolles, Eric Loyd & Danielle Cooper, Todd Williams

2:30 – Presentations by Jeffrey Davidson; Darci Prado, Bruno Peres de Agular & Manuel Carvalho de Neto; Johnson Awoyomi; Connie Inman; Ted Koval; Sherry James

3:35 – Presentations by Zelda Jones; Tobe Phillips; Rebecca Brady; Ipek Ozguler; Tom Wilson; Neelov Kar

4:55 – Presentations by Lee Lavergne; Gary Rechtfertig; David Mantica; Dan Vickers; Neil Farquharson; Bonny Roberts

5:55 – Networking reception


Friday, 14 August 2015:

7:15 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

8:00 – Keynote 3: William A. Moylan, Ph.D., PMP, FESD, DTM, Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University and immediate past member of the PMI Board of Directors

9:30 – Keynote 4: David Hudson, FAIM, MAIPM, Vice President, International Project Management Association

10:45 – Presentations by Myles Miller; Chad Tennesen; Conrado Morlan; Ritu Sharma & Charles Maddox; Jigar Shah & Kevin Christ

11:45 – Lunch

1:00 p.m. – Presentations by Navaneethan Venugopalan & Satinder Baweja; Rebecca Brady & Michael Borts; Samir Shah & Stanley Ridgley; Cherie Silas; Lon Roberts & Sharon Roberts

2:10 – Three panel discussions: Partnering with Millennials for Project Success; Maintaining your Certification using PMI’s Talent Triangle; and Revitalizing PMOs

3:30 – Keynote 5: Nikunj Nirmal, Technology Director, Tech Mahindra Agile and DevOPS Transformation

4:50 – Closing comments and Door Prizes


To see the full schedule, 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 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.

Participants can receive up to 15 PDUs for attending. If you are a project manager or project management professional living in the central United States, plan to attend this world class symposium. REGISTER NOW

For Group Registration information, click here.

150717-pmwj37-full-LOGO1The 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.

150717-pmwj37-full-LOGO2The 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/

150717-pmwj37-full-PMWJ LOGOThe 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/.