Are you a Project Manager?

Do you manage teams?

Are you an HR recruiter?

Do you have project experience?

If the answer is "Yes", then we would love to hear from you at our symposium.

The symposium offers an exciting expedition into project management breakthroughs, merging traditional practices with modern needs. It aims to provide insights and foster discussions on the evolving landscape of project management. Attendees can explore emerging trends, gain valuable knowledge, and foresee professional endeavors. Engaging sessions, workshops, and presentations unveil innovative approaches, methodologies, and tools for adopting in a changing environment. Experts will share experiences, successes, and challenges, inspiring attendees. Networking opportunities allow professionals to connect, exchange ideas, and build relationships, fostering a collaborative community. Join this transformative journey to navigate challenges and succeed in the modern project management world.

Come tell us about your project management journey, share your victories and losses and learn from other project managers. Submit a paper in any of the exciting themes

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Effective Project Leadership

This theme focuses on various aspects of leadership strategies and skills required for successful project delivery. It emphasizes the importance of building high-performing project teams and the role of emotional intelligence in project management. Leaders are encouraged to navigate through change and uncertainty, developing the necessary skills to guide their teams effectively. Ethical considerations are highlighted as a crucial aspect of project leadership, emphasizing the need for ethical decision-making and responsible behavior. Motivating and inspiring project teams is another key element, recognizing the significance of creating a positive and engaging work environment. Lastly, the theme emphasizes strategies for effective stakeholder management, highlighting the importance of understanding and managing the expectations and needs of different stakeholders involved in a project. In summary, this theme addresses leadership strategies and skills necessary for successful project delivery, including team building, emotional intelligence, navigating change, ethical considerations, motivation, and stakeholder management.
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Innovative Project Management Practices

The theme focuses on various aspects of modern project management methodologies and practices. It emphasizes the importance of agility, lean principles, and leveraging technology to achieve project success. It also addresses the challenges and strategies associated with managing virtual and distributed project teams. Data-driven decision-making is highlighted as a crucial aspect of effective project management, enabling informed choices based on accurate analysis and insights. The theme also delves into risk management and mitigation strategies, recognizing the need to anticipate and address potential issues to ensure project success. Design thinking is identified as a valuable approach in project management, encouraging creative problem-solving and innovation. Moreover, the theme acknowledges the growing significance of sustainability in project planning and execution, emphasizing the need to incorporate environmental and social considerations into project strategies. Overall, the theme offers a comprehensive overview of key principles and practices that contribute to efficient and successful project management in today's dynamic and interconnected world.
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Challenging the Status Quo in Project Management

The theme revolves around disruptive project management methodologies that challenge the traditional approach to project delivery. It emphasizes rethinking traditional project constraints and encourages the embrace of innovation and creativity in managing projects. It highlights the need to redefine project success beyond traditional metrics and to overcome resistance to change within project environments. Breaking through organizational silos is emphasized as a means to foster better project collaboration. The theme also advocates for encouraging experimentation and calculated risk-taking in projects, as well as nurturing a culture of continuous improvement in project management practices. Overall, it promotes a forward-thinking and adaptive approach to project management that prioritizes flexibility, collaboration, and innovation.
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Emotional Intelligence, Diversity, and Inclusion in Project Management

This theme explores the significance of emotional intelligence in project leadership and the various aspects of fostering an inclusive and diverse project culture. It emphasizes the importance of managing diverse project teams effectively and promoting empathy and collaboration in project management. Addressing unconscious bias in project decision-making and promoting diversity and inclusivity in project planning and execution are key focal points. The theme also highlights the role of emotional intelligence in conflict resolution and negotiation, while providing strategies for creating a supportive and inclusive project environment.
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Speaker Timelines


6 July

Call for speakers opens

6 July - 30 September

Last day to submit an abstract

1 October - 15 October

Acceptance notifications are released via email

Speaker acceptance deadline

Deadline for speaker’s headshot and bios

16 October - 10 November

Completed papers and draft presentations due.

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Speaker Guidelines

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15 November

Final Presentations due:
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