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Conference programme

Keynote speaker

Professor Mark Reeson RPP FAPM PMP AfCGI (United Kingdom). Changing the World One Person At a Time. Living Sustainability SMART Community  Modelling in Action.

Prof. Dr. José Ramón Otegi Olaso (Spain). Course director of the European Master in Project Management - EuroMPM - at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao. "Are publicly funded RTD projects manageable?''

Conference venue

University of Latvia main building: Raina boulevard 19 (Raiņa bulvāris 19), Rīga.

Thursday, 19 April, 2018
17.30 Registration for the conference
18.00 – 20.00 Welcome Cocktail and participants networking

Friday, 20 April, 2018

9.00 – 10.00 Registration for the conference
10.00 – 12.00 Plenary session (Small Aula - Mazā Aula)
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 18.00 Work in parallel sessions (Faculty of Business, Management and Economics, Aspazijas boulv.5)
19.00 – 22.00 Reception of conference participants

The working language of the conference is English. No simultaneous interpretation into other languages will be available.

Parallel sessions

1. Practical Project Management

(Aspazijas bulv.5, 322)

Session chairs: Prof. José Ramón Otegi Olaso, Asoc. prof. Inna Romānova

1.       Auer Benjamin, Rosenberger Philipp (Austria). Why hybrid projects fail - Development of a retrospective assessment method for hybrid projects

2.       Bauer Nicole, Rosenberger Philipp, Wimmer Hubert (Austria). Acquirement of IT-Project Management As An Agile Project

3.       Morad Mohamed, El-Sayegh Sameh (United Arab Emirates). Critical Success Factors For Earned Value Analysis In Managing Construction Projects

4.       Saáry Reka. (Hungary). Residents’ Attitudes Towards Urban Development Projects: The Case of Budapest

5.       Suárez T Edgardo (USA). How To Kill a Project Before It Kills You, And Survive To Tell It.

2. New Directions in Project Management

(Aspazijas bulv.5, 324)

Session chairs: Prof. Wolfgang Tysak, Prof. (emer.) Žaneta Ilmete

1.       Ērglis Andrejs (Latvia).  Research, projects and solutions

2.       Csiszárik-Kocsir Ágnes (Hungary). The Relevance of Project Success Criteria and Requirements in Project Management 

3.       Csiszárik-Kocsir Ágnes (Hungary). How Should We Handle The Risks In Projects? – According To The Opinion of Hungarian SME’s

4.       Nowak Maciej, Targiel S. Krzysztof, Błaszczyk Bożena, Kania Sebastian  (Poland). Stakeholders in Minning Projects

5.       Tysak Wolfgang (Germany). A Deeper Insight Into The Human Factor In Project Risk Management

3. Project Management Methods

(Aspazijas bulv.5, 305)

Session chairs: Prof. Inesa Vorončuka, Asoc. prof. Andrejs Cekuls

1.       Uzulans Juris (Latvia). Methodological Analysis of The Project Risk Management Concept ‘Risk’

2.       Pulmanis Emils (Latvia). Project management aspects in Deinstitutionalization projects. Audit case of Latvia

3.       Bruna Silvija, Kristapsone Silvija (Latvia). Project management process in public project in Latvia

4.       Bielińska Natalia, Osbert-Pociecha Grażyna (Poland). Women As Project Managers

5.              Trenkner Małgorzata (Poland). Social Aspects of The Project Management On The Example of Implementing Lean Management



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