170 project managers, speakers, and guests enjoyed two days of presentations and networking followed by master classes on day 3.
The Symposium Day 1. Download the 2018 program.
Networking event in the trade exhibition.
The Symposium Day 2. Download the 2018 program.
Masterclass: Getting to done: the tools and techniques needed to successfully finish a project, Glen Alleman
Masterclass: Predicting project outcomes – Earned Schedule is just the beginning! Walt Lipke
In speaking order.
* = presentation available for downloading.
Patrick Weaver, Chair Organising Committee: Opening remarks.
Professor Satish Chand, UNSW Canberra School of Business: Welcome address.
Steve Shinn, Chief Financial Officer NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (USA): NASA Perspectives on Managing Big Projects: Sometimes project management is rocket science!
Damon Hancock, General Manager - Major Infrastructure Samsung C&T: The Challenges of Big Infrastructure.
Walt Lipke, USA: Lipke Award Presentation and Annual Lipke Address “The Earned Schedule Journey”.
Uzi Rubin, Senior Researcher in the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (Israel): Managing Developmental Projects for National Security: A Case Study of Israel’s Arrow Missile Defence Program.
Glen Alleman, Vice President Program Planning and Controls, Niwot Ridge LLC (USA): Getting to Done (and some Issues along the Way).
Dr Kaye Remington: Educating your Project Management Staff*.
Kym Henderson / Professor Russell Kenley: Progress in International Project Management Standards
Loretta Bayliss, CEO, Prescience Technology: Implementing Effective Project Management Systems and Tools*
Patrick Weaver, Chair Organising Committee: Closing remarks.
Dr Raymond Young, UNSW Canberra (Walt Lipke winner): Strategic management of the Defence S&T Portfolio: Are we there yet?
Dr Ripon K Chakrabortty (1*), Dr Alireza Abbasi (2) and Dr Michael J. Ryan (3) (Walt Lipke runner-up) Handling Uncertainties and Preparing for the Unexpected in Real-life Project Scheduling
Troy Allen, Munir Ahmed Saeed (Walt Lipke runner-up) Benefits Realisation Management Practices: Are they worthy?
Dr Keith Joiner, UNSW Canberra: Case Study in new Project Governance Quantitative Techniques.
Dr Bob Wylie, UNSW Canberra: Project Management for innovation: A Competence Perspective*.
Prof. Russell Kenley Swinburne University: Project Governance by Project Micro-Milestones: Location-Based Micro-Milestones and pre-registered payment distribution*.
CAPT James Nash RAN: A Navy Case Study – The Strategic Enterprise Approach to Combat System Development*.
Haydn Thomas, Mindavation Pty Ltd: Successfully Managing Sponsors*.
Mario Paglia / Dr S Shalbafan: Optimize Project Performance with an Enterprise Portfolio Solution.
Glen Alleman (USA): Technical Performance Measures and Physical Percent Complete: Aids to Knowing When You Are Done.
Walt Lipke (USA): Managing out of Sequence Project Tasks.
Lynda Bourne: Information is Subjective. Knowledge is Creative*.
Robert Bolton, BreakThrough Project Management: Combining Project Alliancing (PA) and Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)*.
Mitch Pirie / Ben Du Bois: The Australian Government’s Infrastructure Investment Program: Governance Arrangements and Managing Project and Program Risks.
Air Commodore Terry Saunders: Big or Small: Managing Defence Projects*.
Steven Bird: Integrated Project Controls – Climbing the Maturity Curve.
Lou Vidotto, ACES: Project Controls metrics and the contribution to the Project Management process*.
Patrick Weaver, Mosaic Project Services Pty Ltd: An Overview of Earned Value Management*.