The following testimonials were provided by 2017 participants.

The Management Symposium is a great hub for scholars and practitioners to meet and share their latest technological/ organizational achievement and cutting-edge visions. Shahab Moeini, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
I have attended the symposium for the past 3 years and have always enjoyed the opportunities to learn best practices from academics and those in the field, network with a broad range of professionals, and gain practical knowledge that can enable me to provide better client service. Evan Piekara, BDO USA LLP
The critical path to effective project management. Rochelle Brown, US Census Bureau
PM Symposium is unique in its blend of academic and practitioner-led presentations; and the attendees that keep coming back every year. The passion that everyone brings, the presenters and the conference goers, creates an inspiring atmosphere that fosters new personal and business relationships. Quality learning and quality people keep me coming back year after year. John Johnson, Softek Enterprises LLC
I highly recommend the UMD Project Management Symposium! It’s a convenient, cost-effective means of hearing local project management practitioners present their successes and lessons learned, meeting and networking with local project management peers, and simultaneously earning PDUs! It’s an excellent investment. I’ll definitely attend again! Lisa D. Price, PMP, SMP, Prince George’s County Board of Education
Project Tools and Techniques for All Generations. Pamela D Davis-Ghavami, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The symposium is a great way to polish your project management skills in a great learning environment. Gayle Metcalf-Stephenson, MOSaIC Technologies Group
Great opportunity to learn new things as well as validate what you know and do. Tracy Miles, Kaiser Permanente
I have never felt so motivated and excited on a Friday afternoon to head back to the office and put the knowledge that I gained to use! Dayna Powderly, HITT contracting
This symposium is an excellent blend of academics and professional experienceand knowledge. There is something great for everyone! Susan Parente, S3 Technologies, LLC
A very worthwhile use of one’s time to learn about project management techniques and challenges across a range of diverse disciplines. Mark Levin, OpenText
Awesome! Meaningful and timely presentations and multiple peer networking opportunities. Vanita Ahuja, RICS School of Built Env., Amity University, India
This is a premier event for project practitioners in the D.C. metro area! Mahendiran Periyasamy, Energile LLC
The symposium was jam-packed with great speakers, on a diverse set of topics. I would definitely attend next year and for years to come. William Davis, NCCI Holdings, Inc
Great feature presentations of major projects and organizations as well as well-rounded seminars on wide ranging aspects of management. Crystal Richards, Mosaic Resource Group, LLC
The conference is a “must” for industry practitioners and academicians as it provides an excellent opportunity to bridge the gap between academics and industry and catch up on leading and emerging research by industry and practitioners. Maua Karen Johnson, DHS S&T
The UMD annual symposium is an excellent opportunity for project managers to meet and learn from other project managers from all different backgrounds and industries. The symposium provides exposure to a wealth of new and useful project management techniques and strategies. Anne Johnson, US Census Bureau

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