Project Management – Changing the World: AIPM 2013 National Project Management Conference set for Perth in October


18 February 2013 – Sydney, Australia – The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) have announced that the AIPM 2013 National Conference, under the theme of “Project Management – Changing the World”, will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in Western Australia during 13-16 October 2013.  The conference website is up and running and chock full of information. And Early Bird Registration is now OPEN.

According to Mark Newton, 2013 Convenor, “On behalf of the AIPM, it is with great pleasure that I extend an invitation for you to join us at the National Conference 2013 to be held in Perth from Sunday, 13 October to Wednesday, 16 October 2013. The National Conference 2013 offers the opportunity for project managers and those working in the field of project management to up-skill, knowledge share, and network. The three day program will feature a fantastic list of national and international speakers, together with a social program allowing delegates, sponsors and exhibitors the opportunity to network and socialise at the many social events..”

national-conference-2013Project managers from government, mining, oil and gas, energy, information technology, land development, construction, education and many other industries will come together at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in the Perth CBD to hear from international and Australian speakers in discussions on the theme Project Management – Changing the World, around conference streams such as:

  • Health, Safety, Environment and Community
  • Women in Project Management
  • Communities of Practice – Methodologies and Case Studies
  • Agents of Change – Cultural and Operational Change Management
  • Talented PM – Leadership, inspiration
  • PM Excellence – RegPM, Tools and Technologies
  • Futurewise – What’s next for the world of P3Ms?
  • Industry Sector – Information Technology, Mining, CBD construction, Roads and Rail, and many others

The conference will also be host to a Gala Dinner which will feature the presentation of the 2013 Project Achievement Awards – celebrating the best of the best in project management.

The AIPM2013 national conference will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in Perth, Western Australia.  The Convener of the 2013 AIPM National Conference is Mark Newton.  The President of the hosting Western Australia Chapter of AIPM is Matt Tindall and the Western Australia Chapter Coordinator is Martine Peasley.  The AIPM National Events Coorindator is Linda Chiarella.

For more information including full program and keynote speakers, or to register, visit the conference website at http://www.aipm2013.com.au/?utm_source=National+Members&utm_campaign=fc8bc43e42-2013_AIPM_National_Conference12_3_2012&utm_medium=email.

Formed in 1976 as the Project Managers’ Forum, AIPM has been instrumental in progressing the profession of project management in Australia over the past 35 years.  AIPM’s role is to improve the knowledge, skills and competence of project team members, project managers and project directors.  AIPM’s vision is to be recognized by business, industry, and government as the key promoter, developer, and leader in project management professionalism.  The Chief Executive Officer of AIPM is Margie O’Tarpey.  The President of AIPM for 2013 is David Hudson.  AIPM is the Australian national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  More about AIPM at www.aipm.com.au.

Source: AIPM