Call for Speakers

The call for speakers will open on September 1, 2020.

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What’s Next?

Below are the important deadlines for speakers for the 2021 Symposium.

September 1, 2020 Call for speakers opens
November 2, 2020 Last day to submit your abstract
December 11, 2020 Acceptance notifications released via e-mail
January 4, 2021 Speaker acceptance deadline
February 8, 2021 Registration deadline for all speakers
March 1, 2021 Completed papers and draft presentations due.

Presentation Template and Fonts

Speaker Guidance

Paper Format Guidelines

Email to:  ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu

April 12, 2021 Final presentations due.

Email to:  ckeane@umd.edu and kfrankle@umd.edu

 

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For your reference, listed below are topic areas of interest from 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