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Project Management Symposium


Project Management: A Key to Business Success, August 11-12, 2016
Disruptive Leadership in a Global Economy, August 17-18, 2017
Next-Gen Management of Projects: Performance, People and Processes, August 13-14, 2015

12th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

Project Management: Leading Innovation

The Premier Project Management Conference for Organizations and Professionals in North Texas and Beyond

May 17-18, 2018

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December 12, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Symposium Resources

World Class Facilities
  • Call For Papers
  • Area Hotels
  • Previous Symposiums

Call For Papers

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A Call for Papers has been issued for the 12th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium, Project Management: Leading Innovation. Abstracts are requested addressing topics related to this theme.

The two-day symposium is sponsored by the Graduate Program in Project Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, in cooperation with the PMI Dallas Chapter and PM World Journal. The symposium will focus on topics relevant to organizations, industries, and the economy in North Texas. Of greatest interest are new ideas, concepts and experiences associated with the following:

  • Innovative project/program management approaches and techniques
  • How organizational design promotes or hampers innovation
  • Planning for innovation on products
  • How does risk management factor into innovation?
  • Tools to enhance creativity and innovation
  • How Agile project management fosters innovation
  • Innovative concepts during a project
  • How does change management factor into innovation?
  • Managing innovative product development
  • Case studies and lessons learned

Applications are due by Monday, January 15, 2018.

Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

Nearby Hotels with discounted rates for Symposium Attendees

Attendees at the annual University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Project Management Symposium can rent rooms in several hotels near the UTD campus at special discounted rates available to UTD customers and visitors. Whether you are visiting from across town or out of town, take advantage of these rates to avoid traffic at the end of the day. Maximize your conference experience; don’t leave the symposium early, stay nearby for the night.

The following hotels offer discounted pricing for symposium participants, listed in order of proximity to UTD. To get the discounted pricing shown, you must call the hotel to make a reservation. Discounts are not available via the internet.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (Formerly the Radisson Hotel) – 2.3 miles from campus
1981 North Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080
972‐644‐4000 (Ask for the UTD rate)
$95 Sunday – Thursday (Breakfast included)
$85 Friday & Saturday (Breakfast included)
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Hilton Garden Inn – 2.5 miles from campus
1001 W. President George Bush Turnpike, Richardson, TX 75080
972‐792‐9393 (Ask for UTD rate)
$135/night Monday – Wednesday (Breakfast included)
$96/night Thursday – Sunday (Breakfast included)
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Wingate by Wyndham Richardson – 3.0 miles from campus
1577 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080
972‐234‐5400 (Ask for the UTD rate)
$84 per night (includes free internet and breakfast)
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Renaissance Hotel – 3.1 miles from campus
900 East Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX 75082
972‐367‐2000 (Ask for UTD rate)
$146 per night
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There are many other hotels in the Richardson, Plano and North Dallas area to choose from, with a wide range of prices and amenities. If you are driving, conduct your own online search for a hotel within a short drive from the UTD campus.