Project Management Symposium

April 20-21, 2023

Looking for Speakers!

Your job is demanding and as a result you’ve got stories. Tell Your Story!  Share Your Insights! The Project Management community wants to hear them! Submit your abstract today.  Deadline is OCTOBER 31, 2022.

Top 10 Reasons 
to Attend

Debating on attending this years hybrid Symposium? Check out the top 10 reasons why you should!! Once you see them PLUS our testimonials from previous attendees,  you will want to register right away!

Access to 2022 Session Recordings

If you purchased access to the 2022 Symposium session recordings, you can view them by signing in to the website.  Please use the Username and Password provided to you (page 5 of the PDF file UMD sent to you via email). 

Join Project Management Professionals from all over the United States and across the globe to share project management knowledge and experiences.  Trending Topics. Best Practices.  Academic Research.  Lessons Learned.  Case Studies.  Hybrid event is April 20-21, 2023.  Recordings of all the sessions will be available for viewing following the live event. 

Testimonials from Previous Participants

Participant feedback from our annual two-day Project Management Symposium has been tremendous. 

“Very relevant presentation topics, exceptional presenters, and an outstanding symposium. A wealth of information and discussion in a very condensed two-day symposium.” – Anthony McDonald

View all the testimonials from the 2022 Symposium plus all the previous symposiums.

Potential Session Topics for April 20-21, 2023

Calling All Speakers

The Project Management Center for Excellence at the University of Maryland invites abstracts for the 2023 HYBRID Project Management Symposium to be held on April 20-21, 2023 in College Park and virtually.  Individuals and organizations are invited to submit abstracts of papers and case studies to be included in program sessions for the symposium.  Submit Your Abstract

Symposium Papers Republished in PM World Journal

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Papers developed for our annual Project Management Symposium could get published in two different ways. First, all papers developed are published under ISSN 2374-9377 and are posted on the symposium website under Previous Symposiums. Second, our media sponsor, the PM World Journal, selects between 6-12 papers for republication in their online journal.

2022 Symposium Session Recordings

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The 2022 Virtual Project Management Symposium was held May 5-6, 2022. If you missed it, you still have the opportunity to experience the presentations through the session recordings. Don’t miss 4 featured speakers and 53 sessions. Register NOW to view the 2022 session recordings

Personalize Your Educational Program

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With five concurrent tracks on a variety of topics, you can choose the sessions that interest you most.  Don't take our word for it, previous participant Elena Bozylinski from Tessco Technologies said, "You will find a topic that relates to your work and the speaker(s) will provide you with information that you can take with you and implement." View the 2023 At-A-Glance Schedule.

“I found the questions from participants to be very insightful. In my discussion on strategic portfolios, the questions continued even after the session on LinkedIN. I learned a lot as the presenter.”

– John Driessnack

“Others should attend to gain knowledge for self and attend to be in an even better position to share the knowledge gained with others. Focus on the different ways the speakers present because, it will ignite a fire in you to be a speaker at a future UMD Project Management Symposium.”

-Tanya Hicks

“The 2022 Project Management Symposium provides PM best practices from industry leaders in government, academic , public and private industries. You will get a fresh perspective to stay ahead of a constantly evolving career path.”

-Pamela Davis-Ghavami

“The knowledge and vision of the speakers is incredible and I always come away with new tools to use in my work.”

-Janet Wixom