Project Management Symposium

Project Management Symposium

10th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

Project Management: A Key to Business Success

August 11-12, 2016

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Call For Papers

A Call for Papers has been issued for the 10th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium, Project Management: A Key to Business Success. 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
  • Project management’s impact on the bottom line
  • Team collaboration and virtual teams
  • Portfolio management and governance
  • Entrepreneurial project management
  • Business process
  • PMOs
  • Agile vs. waterfall
  • Solving project complexity
  • Case studies and lessons learned

For information on presenting a paper at the symposium download the Speaker Application. Applications are due by Monday, March 14, 2016.

  • 2015 Symposium

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    Keynote Speakers

    William A Moylan
    PhD, PMP, PMI Board of Directors 2008‐2013

    Capturing the Value of Project Management

    Nikunj Nirmal
    Director (IT) & Shadow Board Member, Tech Mahindra
    Agile and DevOpsTransformation

    Vince Yauger
    AIA, PMP
    Building the Next-Gen University

  • 2014 Symposium

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    Keynote Speakers

    Ron Patterson
    Assistant City Manager
    Public-Private Partnerships Create Opportunity
    Case in Point: A Multi-Use Events Center, High School Sports Facility, Cowboys Practice Facility and Headquarters: Achieving more than the sum of their parts

    Wes Hargrove
    senior vice president and chief information officer, 7-Eleven, Inc.
    Continuous Improvement at 7-Eleven, Inc.

    Michael DePrisco
    VP of Academic & Education Programs – PMI
    Pulse of the Profession

    Andrew Bragg
    Chief executive (APM),Vice-President (IPMA)
    The Value of Project Professionalism

    David Harvey
    Senior Director of Network Planning and Performance, Southwest Airlines
    Leading Change at Southwest Airlines

  • 2013 Symposium

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    Keynote Speakers

    Russell Zapalac
    Chief Planning and Project Officer
    Texas Department of Transportation

    CJ Walker Waite
    Director, Project Management Institute
    Demonstrating the Value of Project Managment

    Jesus Martinez Almela
    Vice President for Education
    International Project Management Association
    Local, Regional and Global Cultural Impact on Stakeholder Engagement

    Walter Jones
    Senior Vice President Parkland Hospital System
    Mike Candler, PMP, TCDD, LEED AP
    Project Manager, TEECOM
    The New Parkland Hospital IT Implementation Project

    Sean Goff,
    Managing Director CBRE
    Christine Seay
    Senior Financial Analyst CBRE
    Quantifying Value Creation for Our Clients

  • 2012 Symposium

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    Keynote Speakers

    Robert Rausch, Developing Project Manager Measuring Capacity Metrics

    Lewis Gedansky, Project Management for Distributed Teams, Building Success Across Borders

    Stacy Goff, Tomorrow’s Five Greatest PM Challenges That We Must Solve Today

    Mark Penny, Risks in High Profile and Technical Construction Projects

  • 2011 Symposium