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Project Management Symposium Early-Bird Registration Ends Today

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday, April 15, is the last day to receive early-bird registration rates for the First Annual Project Management Symposium, taking place June 9-10, 2014, in the Stamp Student Union on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Md.

Organized by the University of Maryland's Project Management Center for Excellence and the Silver Spring Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), this two-day event will bring together project management professionals from academe, industry and government to explore and learn best practices for today's dynamic project environments.

In addition to presentations from representatives of PMI, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Highway Administration, Ron Taylor Group, the International Project Management Association and the Maryland State Highway Administration, this can't-miss event will feature more than 55 esteemed session speakers who will cover topics ranging from disaster management and human factors to performance measurement and project management in government.

While the full slate of speakers is available online, a sampling includes:

  • Cheng, Richard: "Agile Project Management – Truths & Misconceptions Exposed." Excella Consulting
  • Fanning, Fred: "Adapting PMBoK Guidance for Human Resources Management." Department of Energy
  • Leroy, Alain: "Business Transformation – Cultivating Agility from Within." 320 Group
  • Warburton, Roger: "A New Schedule Estimation technique for Construction Projects." Boston University
  • Yombo, Brenda and Degenova, James: "Time Management: The Indispensable Force Behind Successful Disaster Recovery." CohnReznick LLP

This event is being held in partnership between the UMD Project Management Center for Excellence and the Silver Spring Chapter of the Project Management Institute with media sponsorship support from Project Management World Journal.

For additional information on the symposium, visit the University of Maryland's Project Management Center for Excellence's website.

About the UMD Project Management Center for Excellence

The University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Project Management Center for Excellence's mission is to provide high quality, challenging education in project management that encompasses breadth and depth, preparing graduates to be proficient as both contributing members of project teams and excellent project managers, to maintain a strong research program recognized for excellence in project management, and to provide project management training and development service to the university, the profession, and the community at large. Our academic program was the first program in an engineering school to be accredited by the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Global Accreditation Center, and the center is also designated by PMI as a "Global Registered Educational Provider."

SOURCE University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering

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