The following testimonials were provided by 2016 participants.

Based on the positive feedback about the Symposium from previous Boland employees who attended, we plan to send three more Project Managers to the 2017 event.  Thank you for the great work and for building up the industry! Steve Mummey, Boland
This symposium has a perfect blend of technical and leadership tracks to sharpen the skills of even the most seasoned Project Managers. Andrew F. Van Der Stuyf, University of Maryland – Residential Facilities
This symposium presents a wide array of project/program management experience delivered by top notch presenters. 2016 PM Symposium Attendee
The annual UMD project management symposium is well done and a tremendous value for professionals wanting to learn more and stay abreast of new developments. It’s also a great opportunity to present a paper, share knowledge and meet experts. I was very happy with the lineup and results this year.  David Pells, PM World Journal
The 2016 symposium was very well organized and executed, and a great value for an event of this type in the Washington DC / Baltimore area. Christopher Ackerman, Millennium Challenge Corporation
The Symposium gave me many insights for my research, due to the excellent level of presentations and speakers, as well as, the keynote sessions. It is a top level event that I highly recommend. Fabiano Lima, Rio2016 Organizing Committee for Olympic and Paralympic Games
UMD did a great job of bringing in some of the most accomplished professionals for the keynote speeches. I highly recommend this Symposium for both accomplished project managers and those project managers early on in their careers. Julie Brodell Smith, The Clearing
This symposium is a great place for project management practitioners to come together to find successful techniques for implementing project management in the workplace. The UMD PM Symposium offers the hard to find view into project management. Susan Hostetter, U. S. Census Bureau

The following testimonials were provided by 2015 participants.

The breakout sessions were information packed and presented with enthusiasm. Awesome! Mary Kay Pedigo, Montgomery College
The disaster (Florida/Tampa) project autopsy was worth the price of admission. Chris Burton, Vencore, Corporation
Nice blend of the learning environment and the practical application of project management. 2015 PM Symposium Attendee
The PM Symposium offers the right mix of academic and industry expert recommendations. Almost every session offered actionable information that I can apply to my job.  2015 PM Symposium Attendee
The scheduling of the symposium, including the milestone requirement dates for a presenter, fit very well with my work/life schedule as a professor. Dr. Bill Moylan, Eastern Michigan University
A wonderful opportunity to learn, network, and build great relationships. As a person not certified in project management, I will bring all that I learned back to my organizations and industry. Dr. S. Atyia Martin, Northeastern University
The 2015 Project Management Symposium provided a great opportunity to learn from academics and industry professionals on the latest best practices and case studies, and enabled me to walk away with a toolkit to support me in my career. Evan Piekara, BDO USA LLP, Public Sector Practice