15 July 2012 Update: The call for papers ended 15 July, for the 26th IPMA World Congress on Project Management, with the theme „Integrating Project Management Standards“, that will be held on the Mediterranean Island of Crete, Greece 29-31 October 2012.
Make Your Congress Booking: The Congress Website is filled with useful information, including the Preliminary Program, links to venue and transportation information.
Project management executives, practicing professionals and professional leaders are invited to submit abstracts for professional presentations, panel discussions, workshops and special sessions for the congress.
The Congress aims to promote communication between international mufti-disciplinary teams in the field of project management and in related disciplines, to further synergy for closer cooperation, business relations and know-how exchange in project management in the international context the in order to promote personal and corporate development for both research and business outcomes.
Themes of interest include, but are not limited to the following Streams:
S1: Project Management Standards & Integration.
S2: Managing Programmes & Project Portfolios.
S3: Green project management, social and corporate responsibility, incorporating the Environment, Sustainability & Community Engagement.
S4: Project Management Governance, Benchmarking and Business Process Optimization.
S5: Legal issues, Contract Management & PPPs.
S6: Client & Stakeholder Identification of Needs, Risk Reduction & Management of Expectations.
S7: Time & Schedule Management of Projects.
S8: Project Costs & Financial Issues, Return on Investment & Benefits Realization.
S9: Quality in Project Management, Quality Delivery of Projects.
S10: Project Management Competencies, Training & Professional Development, Soft Skills, Reward, Empowerment and Ethics.
S11: Project Management Maturity and Organizational Development.
S12: Project Management of Large Projects, Project Management Complexity, Cross-border Cooperation, Cultural Aspects & Diversity Issues.
S13: Innovative Project Management Applications & New Trends.
S14: Information Technology, Information & Decision Systems.
Important deadlines are as follows:
15-Mar-2012 – Deadline for the submission of proposals for special sessions (academic & professional), workshops, seminars, panel discussions, position papers, special issues of journals and other related activities.
30-Apr-2012 – Deadline for the submission of peer-reviewed abstracts (to be included in ISBN-ed proceedings, planned to be indexed in major indices)
15-June-2012 – Deadline for full paper submission (of peer-reviewed papers)
15-July-2012 – Deadline for Abstracts for Professional presentations
30-Jul-2012 – Deadline for professional presentations
31-Aug-2012 – Deadline for presentation-ready-papers / Deadline for Speakers’/Presenters registration
Don’t miss the IPMA Project and Programme Management event of the year! Join the IPMA Family in Crete at the 26th IPMA World Congress, 29-31 October. Visit the Congress Website to plan your paper, and participate in this event!