Save the Date! 1st Annual Project Management Conference at University of Maryland announced for June 2014


29 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. The conference will be held on the university’s campus in College Park, Maryland.

131129-pmwj17-Maryland-IMAGEJoin project managers from the Baltimore-Washington, DC metro area and abroad for this important new 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.

Attendees are expected to have the opportunity to focus on the following interest areas:

  • Disaster Management (response, preparedness, mitigation an& 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 Financing
  • Agile Project Management
  • Schedule Management
  • Earned Value Management

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 a PMI credential. Earn up to 15 PDUs.  The call for papers is now open.  The Project Management Institute (PMI) Silver Spring Chapter and PM World Journal are co-event and media sponsors. More information can be found 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