The PMI Research & Education Conference brings together scholars, senior practitioners and students of project management and related fields of study. It provides opportunities for presenting and discussing new project management research findings and teaching methods. This year’s event will include over 60 paper presentations and discussion sessions, along with keynote speeches, networking sessions and pre-conference workshops
PMForum Managing Editor David Pells stated, “PMI’s biannual research conference is the largest project management research event in the world, bringing together many academic and professional leaders in the field. We are happy to work with PMI to support this important event, and to help promote more project management research and education. This is the best way to move the profession forward.”
The PMI Research & Education Conference 2010 will include four days of workshops, presentations and discussions by and for academic leaders and researchers in the fields of project, portfolio and program management. Plenary presenters will include Lisa Lahey, PhD of Harvard University; Kathleen Eisenhardt, PhD of Stanford University; and Charles Pellerin, PhD NASA (retired). The conference will also be preceded on Sunday, 11 July, by a Global Accreditation Center (GAC) Academic Forum and a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) Forum. PMI will hold its annual PMI Research and Accreditation Awards Ceremony & Reception on Tuesday, 13 July 2010. For more information, visit the conference website at http://congresses.pmi.org/
With more than 500,000 members and credential holders in 180+ countries, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s largest member-based project management organization. Since its founding in 1969, PMI has impacted more than one million practitioners, businesses, governments, students and training organizations. PMI's products and services include standards for project, program and portfolio management and five professional credentials, including the widely-recognized Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification. PMI is active in research and publishing, and has invested more than US$14 million in support of dozens of research projects since 1997. For more information, visit www.pmi.org
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