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Alan Harpham, BSc, MBA, CMC, FAPM, FIC, FIoD

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is Chairman of the APM Group with a portfolio of pro-bono interests: chair of the Ecumenical Partnership Initiatives, where he is also a chaplain to the ...

Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI Fellow

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is the founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting. He managed IIL Spain for almost ...

Bob Tarne, PMP, CSM

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is an accomplished consultant, speaker, and writer. He is currently an Engagement Manager with IBM, where he specializes in leading business ...

Charles Waligura, PE, PMP

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joined Odebrecht this year as a Project Manager for a PRSI contract. He recently was the Pasadena Refining S-Zorb Low ...

Dev Ramcharan, PMP

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has a proven track record of planning and implementing effective, multi-level Project Management Office organizations. He has over 15 years of ...

Emad E. Aziz, PMP, PRINCE2P, CSSGB

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has project management experience of over 10 billion USD in the sectors of Oil and Gas, Business, IT, Banking, Politics, Healthcare, and ...

Gina Davidovic, PMP, PMI-RMP, PgMP, PMI-SP

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Directs the Project Management professional services organization at Bay3000 Corporate Education for its North American Headquarters in ...

Grace Najjar , PMP

obtained an Engineering degree in Information Systems from École Supérieure des Ingenieurs de Beirut (ESIB)- University of Saint Joseph in 1995,a Master's degree in Network & Telecommunications ...

Iain Fraser, Dip PPC, PMP, PMI Fellow, Fellow PMINZ

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is globally recognised for his expertise, experience and in-sights on project-based management approaches. He is CEO of ...

Michael Cowen, MBA,PMP, Prince2

Michael Cowen, a career professional project manager is currently performing a programme management role at Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency, and in his second year on a University of Strathclyde PhD.

Peter Harpum, Ph.D., MSc, MAPM

has been consulting on Portfolio, Programme, and Project Management (P3M) for over ten years. He has led ...

Philip R. Diab, MBA, PMP, PMI Fellow

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has extensive global experience in the professional consulting, financial services and insurance, retail, information technology and training sectors of business and industry...

Rita Trudeau, B.Tech., C.E.T., PMP, PMI-SP, ITIL

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is a Project Management Professional with over 25 years of experience covering a variety of technical disciplines with an emphasis on project planning and controls.

Agenda Topics

Construction & Oil and Gas & IT and Telecommunications

Sidestep Complexity Organizations striving to implement project management practice have to balance competing demands and increasing complexity arising from new technologies...

Construction & Oil and Gas & IT and Telecommunications

Driving Project Excellence in the Middle East Region This presentation will look at the needs of the project management and business needs in the Middle East region and compare against other parts ...

Construction & Oil and Gas & IT and Telecommunications

FPM: The Future Project Manager Project management is rightfully positioned as the central management process for the delivery of infrastructure in across many sectors. The management of projects is ...

Construction & Oil and Gas & IT and Telecommunications

The UK Government’s Portfolio for managing PPPM effectively A presentation to share the UK Government’s portfolio of Best Management Products including: PRINCE2, MSP, ...

Construction & Oil and Gas & IT and Telecommunications

Gaining Executive Support for Project Portfolio Management The difference from one organization to another, in terms of strategic execution, is the discipline of engaging the strategy with ...

IT & Telecommunications

The Spirit of Project Management An introduction to this new book by Judi Neal, Director of the International Center for Faith and Spirit at Work at University of Arkansas and Alan Harpham, ...

IT & Telecommunications

Social Media, what every PM needs to know Social Media continues to gain in popularity among the general public, but can it be used for project management? This presentation will look at social ...

IT & Telecommunications

Why Attitude is Important for Project Success Early in my career I had a negative attitude regarding my job and towards the projects I managed. That negative disposition generated more problems than ...

IT & Telecommunications

Agile Techniques for Any Project: It’s not All or Nothing Unfortunately, many project managers may feel that Agile Project Management would not apply to their projects or that it requires an ...

IT & Telecommunications

Rescuing Troubled Projects: a step-by-step guide Rescuing a troubled project should be the jewel in any project manager’s crown. This step-by-step guide uses a methodical approach based on a careful combination...

IT & Telecommunications

Align With the existence of competing Project Management standards, various existing procedures and culture, the audience will learn about major challenges organizations face when ...

Oil & Gas

Process Safety Management and its Affect on Project Success The presentation is well suited for personnel involved in the cost and scheduling of oil & gas production, pipelines, refining and petrochemical manufacturing systems ...

Oil & Gas

Case study: creating and implementing robust capital expenditure control in the O&G sector Effective management control of capital projects is an issue of critical importance to this sector. Stage gate control ...

Oil & Gas

Delivering green infrastructure: identifying critical management capability to ensure project delivery Ramp up of green infrastructure is critical to ensure demand for ...

Oil & Gas

Managing design in infrastructure projects: a proven model to drive the front end of projects. Managing designers is recognized as challenging in all sectors, never more so than in infrastructure projects. Much ...

Oil & Gas

Why Attitude is Important for Project Success Early in my career I had a negative attitude regarding my job and towards the projects I managed. That negative disposition generated more problems than ...

Construction

A Building Isn’t Sustainable Unless It Is Accessible Many developers, those working on government and leading edge private sector buildings are requiring building design meet energy and environmental rating systems ...

Construction

Risky Business: the art of risk management Risk management is much discussed and often little understood. And yet, it is fundamental to what we do as project managers. In many ways, it ...

Construction

Rescuing Troubled Projects: a step-by-step guide Rescuing a troubled project should be the jewel in any project manager’s crown. This step-by-step guide uses a methodical approach based on a careful combination ...

Construction

Why Attitude is Important for Project Success Early in my career I had a negative attitude regarding my job and towards the projects I managed. That negative disposition generated more problems than ...

Construction

Conducting Project Audits A project audit offers an opportunity to uncover issues, concerns and challenges encountered during the execution of a project.

Construction

Delivering future infrastructure: identifying critical management capability to ensure project delivery Ramp up of the delivery of infrastructure is critical to ensure demand for environmentally sustainable buildings and construction, ...

IT & Telecommunications

Kanban, case studies in the latest in Agile Techniques Agile techniques are no longer the new thing. From the private sector to government, many organizations are adopting agile. However, Scrum is the ...

IT & Telecommunications

Risky Business: the art of risk management Risk management is much discussed and often little understood. And yet, it is fundamental to what we do as project managers. In many ways, it ...

IT & Telecommunications

"I’m only a project coordinator” : An exploratory study of effects of project life on project manager identity. Project management is dominated by functional, rational, technical, and deterministic traditions.

IT & Telecommunications

Governance - What Does it Really Mean for a P3M Environment? Around the world the term governance is being used considerably within the project management profession. However it is possible though ...

IT & Telecommunications

Agile Certifications; which one is right for you In 2011, PMI launched their agile certification; PMI?ACP. This comes on top of the certifications through the Scrum Alliance and DSDM. As an agile ...

IT & Telecommunications

The Secrets of Prioritizing Requirements Requirements 'Prioritization' plays a very important role; yet few professionals truly understand that there is a tool kit of prioritization techniques ? the same tool does not fit ...

Oil & Gas

Governance - What Does it Really Mean for a P3M Environment? Around the world the term governance is being used considerably within the project management profession.

Oil & Gas

Implementing a PMO - A Real Case In the “Solution Business”, the project delivery process comes along with much communication and documentation towards the client and within the delivery organization.

Oil & Gas

Talent Management is a Corporate Risk! Risks Associated with HR Talent Management.

Oil & Gas

Rescuing Troubled Projects: a step-by-step guide Rescuing a troubled project should be the jewel in any project manager’s crown. This step-by-step guide uses a methodical approach based on a careful combination ...

Oil & Gas

Turning Theory into Practice: Extremely Practical Risk Management Some experts have said that a strong risk management process can decrease problems on a project by as much as 80 or 90 percent.

Oil & Gas

Risky Business: the art of risk management Risk management is much discussed and often little understood. And yet, it is fundamental to what we do as project managers. In many ways, it ...

Construction

The Spirit of Project Management An introduction to this new book by Judi Neal, Director of the International Center for Faith and Spirit at Work at University of Arkansas and Alan Harpham, ...

Construction

Turning Theory into Practice: Extremely Practical Risk Management Some experts have said that a strong risk management process can decrease problems on a project by as much as 80 or 90 percent. Risk management ...

Construction

The Art of War for Project Managers: ancient wisdom on Strategic and Tactics for successful project delivery Sun Tzu was an ancient Chinese military strategist and philosopher, whose great work, The Art ...

Construction

When Does a Project End? Municipal construction projects have difficultly closing, particularly when the client is internal operations.

Construction

An Integrated Risk Management Framework at Both the Project and the Enterprise Levels (Case Study: Large Construction Company) The inception of risk management techniques is ...

Construction

Governance - What Does it Really Mean for a P3M Environment? Around the world the term governance is being used considerably within the project management profession.

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Ricardo Viana Vargas

In this episode, Ricardo gives 5 tips on how we can get a troublesome project back on track: Seek support from the sponsor; Evaluate the scope; Deliv...

The Project Shrink

“Community 101: To find clowns, go to the circus.” This drawing is something like a follow-up on “stuck in the middle“. To fin...

Zen, Project Management, and Life

I was flying home from a client visit last week at the airport getting ready to board the plane when the gate agent announced that the flight was gonn...

Philip R. Diab

One of the hardest parts of the interview process is determining if someone is competent and able to perform the job they are applying for. In fact, i...

Testimonials

Marisa Oldnall

“Again, I can't thank the two of you enough for the opportunity to work with you and the other speakers at the conference. Overall, I thought it was exceptionally well run. Great sponsor presence and representation of the industries reflected in the target audience. I can only expect that based on the success of the last 2 years, this will only grow!”

Rita Trudeau

“you were most professional and hospitable.”

Abdul Nabi Al Sabah

“Let me thank you, your staff and colleagues for arranging this important event which for sure will boost the PM practice in our region.”

Amgad Alsisi

“I’m writing this email to thank you for organizing the P2P conference and brining such high caliber speakers to Egypt. I really have learned a lot and look forward to joining P2P 2010.”

Jihan Al Sherif

“Thank you for having such an amazing conference that allowed me to gain so much knowledge and most importantly to network with attendees and speakers.”