Project Management Institute Announces 2013 PMI Awards Winners – Adelaide Desalination Project wins PMI Project of the Year Award


27 October 2013 – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – The Project Management Institute (PMI®) has announced the winners of the 2013 PMI Professional Awards.  The awards were presented to winners at the 2013 PMI Professional Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 26 October 2013 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.  Winners announced are the following:

PMI Project of the Year – Adelaide Desalination Project, SA Water Corporation, Adelaide, Australia; other finalists included Nemours Children’s Hospital Project, Nemours, Orlando, Floriday, USA and Savannah River Site Recovery Act Project, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Aiken, South Carolina, USA


Adelaide Desalination Project Director Milind Kumar and Brett Nilsen accepting Project of the Year Award from PMI Chair Deanna Landers and Vice Chair Ricardo Triana

PMI Professional Awards:

PMI Fellow Award – Debra L. Miersma and Frank Saladis, PMP

PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award – IBM for the IBM Global PM Connect Event (Corporate/Government/Association category) and Octigo for PMP Colosseum Training (Individual/Business category)

PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award – PM Alignment, Inc.

PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award – Dr. David Hillson and Peter Simon, for their book Practical Project Risk Management: the ATOM Methodology, 2nd Edition

PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award – Douglas Clark; Michael Clement Collins, PMP; Dhananjay Gokhale, PMI-RMP, PMP; J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP

PMI Distinguished Contribution Award – Randall L. Englund, NPDP, CBM; and Jen L. Skrabak, PMP

PMI Distinguished Project Award – Casa Clementi, Utah County 1-15 Corridor Expansion and NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel

PMI Educational Foundation Awards:

James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award – Lisa Repp, for her paper Factors that Influence Critical Chain Project Management Implementation Success

Donald S. Barrie Award – Mathew Milliken, for his paper Building Information Modeling: Wrinkles in the New Paradigm

The Kerzner Award – Esther Cobos, PMP for Project: Project Management for a Sustainable Model for Education in Congo – The Kubunina Program

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