Papers and Congress Topics

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Monday Oct 01 08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday Oct 02 08:30 - 17:15
Wednesday Oct 03 09:00 - 17:00

Accepted professional contributions may be published on international project management forums such as PM World Journal.

Accepted Academic Papers will be published in proceedings indexed in SCOPUS

Selected papers will be published in OTMC: an International Journal, indexed in EBSCO, INSPEC and ProQuest Science Journals

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) is the World’s first project management association, founded in 1965. It consists of over 55 Member Associations (MAs) from Europe to Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and North and South America. IPMA develops project management competencies, interacting with thousands of practitioners and developing relationships with corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organizations and consulting companies.

The Croatian Association for Project Management (CAPM), in cooperation with the University of Zagreb, the International Cost Engineering Council and the Baltazar Adam Krcelic College of Business and Management:; and under the patronage of Government of the Republic of Croatia, is proud to host the 27th IPMA World Congress.

The main theme of the Congress is “Finding Balance and Moving Forward”. Case studies, best practices, research results, new methodologies, tools and technology developments on project, programme and portfolio management are welcome.

Both individuals and relevant organizations may contribute to the conference through academic papersand/orprofessional (position papers, presentations of best practices or significant case studies, posters, training materials, book & software presentations, tutorials, round tables, special sessions and workshops). Organizations may also consider presenting their standards, sponsorship of various competitions (research, student, young crew) and organization of round tables. The academic papers will be indexed in relevant research databases. We are looking forward to receiving your proposals.

IPMA calls for:
•Professional Project Managers
•PM Certificants
•PM Consultants
•PM Educators
•PM Trainers
•PM Researchers
•PMO Managers
•Executives and Officials
•Recruiters and HR
•Everybody else interested in PM

The Congress topics are:
•Balance in Projects, Businesses, the Environment and the Needs of Societies
•Balancing Project Management: Further Training & Professional Development
•Best Practices in Project, Programme, Portfolio Management: Balancing Towards Success
•Cost Engineering and Project Management
•Mega Projects and Complex Cost Management
•Project Management Challenges in the EU
•Project Management Contributions to Developments in the Tourist Sector
•Project Management Directions in the Public Sector
•The Balancing of Competences within Project, Programme and Portfolio Management
•The Balancing of Diversity in Project Management
•The Executive’s Perspective of Balanced Portfolios of Projects and Programmes.
•Theory meets Practice: Insights from research, moving practice forward
•Tools and Methods in Project, Programme and Portfolio Management

Mark your calendars and make sure you do not miss the project management event of the year! Come to Dubrovnik and become part of the IPMA family.

And remember; the IPMA Family is more than attending conferences; we build lifelong professional relationships!


  • 22/10/2013
    We are providing you with a link to the new 2014 PM Book e-catalogue and a reminder of your discount code. 
  • 30/09/2013
    Proud Sponsor of 27th IPMA World Congress
    Autozubak is one of the proud sponsors of our 27th IPMA World Congress!
  • 05/09/2013
    Global Young Crew Workshop Registration closed
    Global Young Crew Workshop registration is now closed! We have more than a 100 participants registered! Thank you all for the great interest and see you in Dubrovnik!
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