LSBU Project Management Conference - Bridging the gap between theory and practice

A conference that will explore how advances in project management theory can lead to the success of projects as well as potential enablers and barriers in this path

About this event

Time: All day
Event Name LSBU Project Management Conference - Bridging the gap between theory and practice
Start Date 31st May 2019 9:00am
End Date 31st May 2019 6:00pm
Duration 9 hours
Description

The project management profession is rapidly developing. In the ever-changing environment and the fluctuating market in which the profession operates, alongside the advances in the project management theory, implementing the developed knowledge in practice is essential for success.

The School of Business at London South Bank University presents a rich programme of influential experts within the field of project management from academia, project management professional bodies and industry who will discuss how those working in the project management profession can benefit from the created knowledge and shared experience by academics and professional bodies to deliver greater value and minimize the risk of failure.

Provisional programme

Time

Activity

Location

9:00am

Arrival (with refreshments)

Mezzanine

9:30am

Opening speech - Sarah Moore-Williams, Dean, School of Business, London South Bank University

Events Theatre

9:45am

Keynote Speech 1: Castles in the air - Professor Hedley Smyth, Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management, UCL

10:30am

Paralell sessions

A:  Project management; the hidden profession - Daniel Nicholls, Association of Project Management

B:  Renewal of project business - Dr. Tuomas Ahola, Tampere University of Technology

C.  Moving to the Cloud, 6 lessons from a global HR transformation project - Luca Giraudo, Accenture and Project Management Institute UK

Lecture Theatre A

Lecture Theatre B

K305

11:30am

Break and refreshments

Mezzanine

12pm

Keynote Speech 2: Managing global challenges; one project at a time - Robert Michael Leslie-Carter, Arup Group

Events Theatre

1pm

Lunch

Mezzanine

2pm

Paralell sessions

A:  Which are the biggest projects in Europe? (spolier alert: decommissioning megaprojects) - Dr. Giorgio Locatelli, University of Leeds

B:  Agile shift - Cameron Stewart, AXELOS Global Best Practice

Lecture Theatre A

Lecture Theatre B

3pm

Break and refreshments

Mezzanine

3.30pm

Round Table Discussion: Addressing the needs in project management education; Bridging the gap between theory and practice

Events Theatre

4.30pm

Closing marks - Dr. Sara Hajikazemi, London South Bank University

Events Theatre

4.40pm

Networking and drinks

Mezzanine

6pmClose