Agenda

The 2014 symposium is over. The 2015 Symposium will take place June 8-9, 2015. Call for papers opens September 15, 2014.

View last year's agenda below.

Monday

7:15 Registration and Coffee
8:00 Opening Plenary (Colony Ballroom)
8:30 Keynote: Gregory Balestrero
9:40 Morning Sessions
11:30 Lunch
12:20 Keynote: Karen Durham-Aguilera
1:20 Early Afternoon Sessions
2:40 Keynote: Regina McElroy
3:45 Late Afternoon Sessions
5:00 GAC Network Reception

   

Tuesday

7:30 Registration and Coffee
8:30 Keynote: Ron Taylor
9:40 Morning Sessions
11:30 Lunch
12:20 Keynote: Melinda Peters
1:20 Early Afternoon Sessions
2:40 Late Afternoon Sessions
4:00 Keynote: Mladen Radujkovic
5:00 Giveaways

Note:  Opening, Keynotes, lunch, and breaks are all held in the Colony Ballroom.  All sessions are located in the smaller rooms which are identified below. 

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MONDAY MORNING SESSION
June 9, 2014, 9:40 - 11:20 AM

Topic: Government, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator: William Brantley, University of Maryland

Majerowicz, Walter. "Scheduling Ethics: Recognizing Gaming, Data Manipulation and Abuse in Project Schedules." Integrated Project Analytics, LLC

Arriaga, Amanda and Iselt, Jessica. "Applying Project Management Principles to Key State Government Processes." Texas Department of Public Safety

O'Connell, Kenneth and Tereyla, Jennifer. "Case Study: Takoma Mountain Wind Energy Project." O'Connell & Lawrence, Inc.

Topic: Human Factors, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Jocelyn Davis, Nelson Hart, LLC

Davis, Jocelyn. "The Business Value of the Soft Stuff." Nelson Hart, LLC

Nowak, Jerzy. "Case Study: The Model Managed University." Janusz Korczak Pedagogical University in Warsaw

Hensch, Doug. "Resilience – The secret to success in today’s workplace?" DRH Group

Topic: Agile, IT and Risk Management, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Moderator: Gregory Baecher, University of Maryland

Famuyiwa, Funlola.  “Sustainable Infrastructure Project Delivery Through Property Value Capture.”  University of Lagos.

Reddix, Joe. "An alternative to the Prime/Sub-contractor Model." The Reddix Group LLC

Parente, Susan. "The Art of Agile Risk Management." Post University & S3 Technologies, LLC

Topic: Sustainability and Construction, Margaret Brent #2212

Moderator: Mirek Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Abdel-Raheem, Mohamed. "Comparison between the Different LEED Rating Systems Available for School Building Certification." Missouri Western State University

Zhang, Xiaolu with Deng, Qianli presenting. "Investigation of Factors Restrain the Implementation of Green Buildings in Mainland China." Tongji University & ESCP Europe

Vesali Mahmoud, Nahid. "Toward Sustainable Infrastructure: Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of potential sources of value extraction from highway right-of-way." Florida International University

MONDAY EARLY AFTERNOON SESSION
June 9, 2014, 1:20 - 2:25 PM

Topic: Government Lessons Learned, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator:  William Brantley, University of Maryland

Wright, Travis. "National Guard Threat Funding Model." National Guard Bureau

Wood, Charles; Hallman, Jeff; Rakoski, Natalie; and Tillery, Brent. "Creating a Task Duration and Schedule Estimation Short Course for Non-Project Managers." Georgia Tech Research Institute

Topic: Human Factors and Corporate Applications, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Jocelyn Davis, Nelson Hart, LLC

Moylan, William and Walker, Loran W. "Research on Ethics in Project Management." Eastern Michigan University

Parker, Marcus. "7 Basic Quality Tools for Project Managers." PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Topic: Agile and IT, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Moderator: Quinbin Cui, University of Maryland

PriceAllen "USERcentric Systems, Art and/or Science, Ethics & Integrity, Project Rescue & Attitude in Project Management." Price Virtual Project Management Inc.

Cheng, Richard. "Agile Project Management – Truths & Misconceptions Exposed." Excella Consulting

Topic: Sustainability and Construction, Margaret Brent #2112

Moderator: Mirek Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Avetisyan, Hakob and Skibniewski, Miroslaw. "Web–Based Management System for Construction Equipment Fleets: Global and Local Allocation of Equipment." California State University Fullerton

Liu, Xiaoyu. "Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Alternative Pavement Designs based on Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide." UMD Civil Engineering

MONDAY LATE AFTERNOON SESSION
June 9, 2014, 3:45 - 4:50 PM

Topic: Government Lessons Learned, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator: William Brantley, University of Maryland

Souza, Patrick Decorla. "Value for Money Analysis of Transportation Public Private Partnerships." Federal Highway Administration.

Kuehn, David. "Transition of Early State Research." Federal Highway Administration.

Topic: Corporate Applications, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Marcus Parker, PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Magby, Tyrone. "The Seven Powers of PM's within Procurement." Alsbridge

Gallo, Jason. "Left of Charter: A Strategic Planning Overview for Project Managers." Cisco Systems

Topic: Performance Management, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Gregory Baecher, University of Maryland

Parente, Susan. "Busting Barriers to Implementing Risk Management!" Post University & S3 Technologies, LLC

Sturm, Chris Noonan. "Keeping Customers Happy While Making Major Web Site Improvements." The United States Mint, A Bureau of the Dept of Treasury

Topic: Construction and Schedule, Margaret Brent #2112

Moderator: Mirek Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Warburton, Roger. "A New Schedule Estimation Technique for Construction Projects." Boston University

Inozu, Bahadir and Robinson, Hilbert. "Taming the Chaos in the Annual Capital Budgeting Process with Multi-Project Critical Chain." NOVACES LLC

TUESDAY MORNING SESSION
June 10, 2014, 9:40 - 11:20 AM

Topic: Government, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator: Kenneth O'Connell, O'Connell & Lawrence, Inc.

Fanning, Fred. "Adapting PMBoK Guidance for Human Resources Management." Department of Energy

Hostetter, Susan; Treat, James; and Cordes, Christine. "American Community Survey: Using Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management in a Federal Government Program." U.S. Census Bureau

Ke, Yongjian; Jefferies, Marcus; Shrestha, Asheem; Jin, Xiao-Hua. "Public Private Partnership in China: Where to from Here." The University of Newcastle

Topic: Human Factors, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Jocelyn Davis, Nelson Hart, LLC

Brantley, William. "Project Management Communication: The Undiscovered Research Field." University of Maryland

Brown, Dwayne. "Human Factors in Project Management." Navigant

Harris II, Eugene "Geno". "Human Factors in Project Management." Dept of Housing & Urban Development

Topic: Performance Management, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Moderator: Gregory Baecher, University of Maryland

Hammer, Lisa and Newman, David B. "The Keys to Effective Performance Management." Leadership Techniques, LLC

Babatunde, Oluwayomi Kayode. "Framework for assessing project management performance." University of the Witwatersrand, School of Construction Economics & Management, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment.

Richardson, Gary and Behl, Charu. "A Modified View for Earned Value Parameter Calculation." University of Houston

Topic: Agile & IT Management, Margaret Brent #2112

Moderator: Marcus Parker, PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Arain, Faisal. "IT-Based Approach for Fostering Effective Coordination between Interdisciplinary Academic Programs Within an Institution." Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Breen, Josh. "Adapting Earned Value Management in the Agile Scrum Methodology." Grant Thornton LLP

McCarty, Andrew and Skibniewski, M. J. "Toward a Framework for Project Management Information Systems Training." School of Public Health; University of Maryland, College Park

TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON SESSION
June 10, 2014, 1:20 - 2:25 PM

Topic: Government, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator: William Brantley, University of Maryland

Misuraca, Pamela. "The Effectiveness of a CBA Within the Federal Government." MITRE Corporation

Essiet-Gibson, Idongesit. "Is Project Management relevant in Government Oversight of Global Clinical Research Programs?" NIH/NIAID

Topic: Human Factors, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Jocelyn Davis, Nelson Hart, LLC

Rockind, Carin. "Purpose and Project Management: Enhancing Performance." CarinRockind

Khan, Aurangzeb. "A Governance Framework for Managing and Engaging Stakeholders on Projects." COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Topic: Disaster Management, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Moderator: Gregory Baecher, University of Maryland

Mostafavi, Ali; Inman, Alex; Ganapati, Emel; Guo, Hai; and Comu, Semra. "Towards Operationalizing Resilience in Transportation Infrastructure Management." Florida International University

Wei, Hsi-Hsien. "Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Management." Project Management Program, University of Maryland

Topic: Corporate Applications, Margaret Brent #2112

Moderator: Marcus Parker, PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Leroy, Alain. "Business Transformation - Cultivating Agility from Within." International Capital & Management Company.

Barnard, Laura. "The Real Deal on PMO Success." PMO Strategies, LLC.

TUESDAY LATE AFTERNOON SESSION
June 10, 2014, 2:40 - 3:45 PM

Agile and IT Management, Benjamin Banneker #2212

Moderator: William Brantley, University of Maryland

Axten, Carol. "Application of Project Management in Ministerial Development." International Security Assistance Force - Afghanistan

Goodier, Katherine; Eanes, Matt.; Le, Quang; and Camp, Rob. "Integrative Enterprise Architecture and Project Management." Xcelerate Solutions

Topic: Construction and Performance Management, Charles Carroll #2203

Moderator: Mirek Skibniewski, University of Maryland

Zhu, Jin. "An Integrated Framework for Bottom-Up Assessment of Performance in Construction Projects." Florida International University

Moteng, Emmanuel. "Infrastructure Project Alignment." Skema Business School

Topic: Disaster Management, Juan Ramon Jimenez Room #2208

Moderator: Gerald Galloway, University of Maryland

Yombo, Brenda and Degenova, James. "Time management: The indispensible force behind successful disaster recovery.." CohnReznick LLP

Galastri, Costanza and Mitchell, Blanche. "Project Management and Emergency Management: Dealing with Changes in a Changing Environment." Hassett Willis and Company

Topic: Corporate Applications, Margaret Brent #2112

Moderator: Marcus Parker, PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Donnelly, Kevin. "NOAA UMS, a real world cloud migration." ERT

Smith, Jon. "How to Avoid "Iceberg" Disasters in your Project Plan." Jon Smith & Associates

Poster Presenters, Colony Ballroom #2203

Price, Allen. "USERcentric Systems, Art and/or Science, Ethics & Integrity, Project Rescue & Teams Attitude in Project Management." Price Virtual Project Management Inc.

Wagoner, David. "A Hybrid Approach for Overcoming Common IV&V Challenges." Acentia

Famuyiwa, Funlola. "Sustainable Infrastructure Project Delivery through Property Value Capture." University of Lagos

Moteng, Emmanuel. "Infrastructure Project Alignment." Skema Business School

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