Call for Speakers

As of November 11, 2019, the Call for Speakers is closed.

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What’s Next?

If your abstract is selected, you will be notified via e-mail. Below are the important deadlines for speakers for the 2020 Symposium.

 

September 4, 2019 Call for papers and case studies opens
November 11, 2019 Last day to submit your abstract
December 20, 2019 Acceptance notifications released via e-mail
January 7, 2020 Speaker acceptance deadline
February 11, 2020 Registration deadline for all speakers
March 30, 2020 Completed papers and draft presentations due.  Email to:

ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu

April 27, 2020 Final presentations due. Email to:

ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu

Please note that all selected speakers will need to register for the two day symposium by February 11, 2020 at the speaker rate of $350 (fee will increase after February 11, 2020).

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Listed below are topic areas of interest for the 2020 Symposium:

  • Advances in Stakeholder Management
    • Communication Planning
    • Intercultural Considerations
  • Agile / IT / Automation
  • Construction Management / BIM
  • Federal Programs
    • Collaboration with Contracting Officers
    • Enterprise PMO’s/Best Practices
    • Federal-Industry Partnerships
    • Major Projects
    • PMIAA updates
  • Integrated Program Management
  • People in Projects
    • Being Your Best Self at Work – Optimize You!
    • Constructive Conflict
    • Creating a Great Place to Work
    • Goals
    • Managing Change
    • Managing Project Talent
    • Motivation
    • Performance Management
    • Strengths-based Management
  • Procurement / Modular Contracting in the Gig Economy
  • Product, Program, & Portfolio Management
  • Risk, Resilience, and Reliability