IPMA 2014 Research Conference Call For Papers



Abstracts Due 15 October; Event is 1-2 December 2014; Conference Venue is Business School of Nankai University, Tianjin, China 

1 September 2014 – Zurich, Switzerland – The International Project Management Association (IPMA) has announced a call for research papers to be presented at an IPMA Research Conference in Tianjin, China in December. Abstracts are due 15 October 2014; the event will be 1-2 December 2014, in the Business School of Nankai University, Tianjin, China. This is the official IPMA research conference, organized by the Research Management Board of IPMA to gather academic researchers, consultants and practitioners together to discuss How to make Research meet the needs of PM Practice.”



Topics should focus on “How to make Research meet the needs of PM Practice.” Examples of topics that could be addressed include, but are not limited to:

  • Applications of theories in managing projects and best practice of project management
  • Things happening in China that are helping Research meet the needs of Practice in PM
  • Research on complex project management and emergency project management.
  • Research on project integrated management and project risk management
  • Research on organizations for projects or project oriented organization.


  • Language is English
  • Abstracts up to 1000 characters including blank characters.
  • Deadline for Abstract is 15th of October 2014.
  • Deadline for Full Text is 1stof December 2014.
  • Additional Guidelines for the paper:
    • Text size 20.000 characters incl. blank characters and incl. literature citations
    • Illustrations Up to 5 figures, black and white, as editable PowerPoint graphics
    • Character format Time New Roman font size 12 pt, 1.0 line spacing

For additional information about this IPMA Research Event, or to participate, please send your Abstract by 15th October via email to: [email protected] or [email protected]. Note that Anbang Qi is the Chair of IPMA Research Board.


Registration is FREE, but you must notify us of your interest in participating by 31 October 2014. To register, please send email to: [email protected].



Paper Title

Subtitle as Needed

Fupei Qian1, Lixiong Ou2 1Dept. name of organization, name of organization, acronyms acceptable, City, Country 2Dept. name of organization, name of organization, acronyms acceptable, City, Country Email address, address

Abstract: This electronic document defines the standard format of the proceedings of China Congress on Project Management jointly organized by Project Management Research Committee (PMRC) and the Periodical Office of Project Management Technology (PMT). The elements such as the paper title, author, affiliation, abstract, section title, main text, figure, table and references are defined, and this document is formatted according to the SRP standard, which illustrates all the formats.

Keywords: template; format; PMRC; academic conference; proceedings


IPMA will publish a book for all qualified papers that meet the requirements of the research conference. The proceedings / papers of this research conference will also be included in a CD edition. All the papers will be published in the book and the CD will be free.

EVENT LOCATION The Business School of Nankai University Baiti Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, 300071. +86-22-23508940 http://ibs.nankai.edu.cn/

LODGING; THE HOTEL Huigao Hotel, http://www.huigaohotel.com Manager of the Hotel: SONG, Weihong Email: [email protected] Tel. +86-22-87897777; Mobile: +86-15802258733 Price: 50-70€ (Single room, including breakfast) Deadline for room reservation: 28 October 2014

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