2014 - UNSW Canberra (ADFA)

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Dates: 6th & 7th May 2014


6th May:

The symposium Day 1. Download the 2014 program.

Networking event at the ADFA Offices Mess

7th May:

The symposium Day 2. Download the 2014 program.

Photo Gallery: 

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           Looking after our international speakers.                                           The main auditorium.

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  Kym Henderson, Symposium Chair                  Stephen Hayes ICCPM                         Closing Book Give-away

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 Mr. Col Thorne - General Manager Land and Maritime, DMO   Karen Richey, Stephan Vandevoorde & Mark Phillips
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In speaking order.
* = presentation available for downloading. 

Key Note and Plenary speakers:

Prof. Michael O'Donnell, Head School of Business UNSW Canberra: Opening Address.

Dr. Tom Ioannou, Group Director, Performance Audit - ANAO: Project Governance and Controls - the ANAO Perspective*

Karen Richey, Government Accountability Office, Washington DC USA: Lessons Learned from Federal Agency Reviews of Capital Acquisition Programs and GAO Improvement Initiatives in the USA*.

Stephan Vandevoorde, Fabricom Airport Systems, Ghent University Belgium: If Time is Money, then Accuracy is Important*.

Mr. Col Thorne - General Manager Land and Maritime, DMO: Project Governance and Controls - the Customer Perspective*.

Peter Colquhoun, DMO: Earned Value: Taking the Next Step When Schedule is King*.

Mark Phillips, CPM: Reinventing Project Communication: How to Design, Lead and Manage High Performing Projects*.

Elissa FarrowHarnessing the Power of Diversity*

Stephen Hayes, ICCPM: Closing Keynote, the management of projects in a complex environment*.

Governance Stream

Louise Hart:  A Failure of Governance: InterCity West Coast Franchise (UK)*.

Harold Petersen: Governing project / programme / portfolio performance and ROI*.

Brad Grey: Blue Poles: The Science and Art of Project Governance*.

Kym Henderson: The Increased Importance of Project Governance and Controls in Lean Times*.


Controls Stream

Patrick Weaver: Governing Agile – The changing role of project controls in an ‘Agile’ environment*.

Laurie Bowman: Effective Project Control of Construction Performance*.

Stephan Vandevoorde: Commercial Sector EVM Implementation in Europe at Fabricom Case Study*.

Raf Dua: Using Cultural Change to Introduce Earned Value Performance Management into an Australian SME Rural Construction Company*.