Project Management Symposium

Project Management Symposium

9th Annual UT Dallas Project Management Symposium

Next-Gen Management of Projects:
Performance, People and Processes
August 13-14, 2015

Early registration for the 2015 PM Symposium is now open. Early registration rates are in effect until July 13, 2015.
Early Registration $450
After July 13, 2015
PMI Member Registration $475
Non-PMI Member Registration $525

Registration Open

PMI Member Registration PMI Non-Member Registration Group Registrations Pay with a check

PMP’s can earn up to 15 PDUs for attending.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to the first day of the symposium will receive at full refund. Cancellations made between 30 and 7 days prior to the symposium will receive a 50% discount. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 7 days before the symposium. Substitutions can be made up until the day before the event.

  • 2015 Symposium Agenda
  • Keynote Abstracts
  • Venue Details
  • Previous Symposiums

Speakers selections have been announced for the 2015 PM Symposium. Speakers’ schedule, abstracts and bios are listed below.

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PMW Journal

The Project Management Symposium will be held in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas
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If you are coming from out of town there are several hotels close by that offer a discounted rate for UT Dallas Guests. To receive the discounted hotel rates you must call the hotel directly.
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  • 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