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2019 FINAL PROGRAM RELEASED.

Keynote presentations.

We have a great mix of Australian and international keynote speakers scheduled for Tuesday morning, Wednesday morning
and a locknote on Wednesday afternoon. Several have already been announced, with more exciting announcements to come soon.

Stream presentations

This year we will be running five parallel streams, timed to allow delegates to change streams at each break. The only issue is deciding which stream you will be attending.

Defence Project Management
For the first time we are streaming presentations from various elements of the defence community. The selected and
invited speakers in this stream will be focusing on the challenges of delivering major high-tech projects. Speakers include: Mr Ciril Karo, Mr Stephen McDonald, Mr Kym Henderson (PGCS), Ms Chloe Kempster (CASG), Mr Andrew Goodwin (CASG), Dr Shari Soutberg (Uni of NSW)

Engineering and Infrastructure
Australia is at the start of a major infrastructure boom. Speakers in this stream from both the government and private sector will focus on public infrastructure projects, their challenges and how governance is delivered at each tier of Government.
Speakers include: Prof. Kerry London (Western Sydney University), Mr Ben Du Bois (DIRDC), Mr Stephen Flynn (Verstand Group), Mr Simon Vaux (TfNSW). see program below for more speakers

Systems Engineering
Projects are becoming larger and more complex requiring new approaches to achieve successful delivery. This stream focuses on the interface between systems engineering and project management with a significant IT component.
Speakers include: Prof. Charles Keating (USA), Mr Glen Alleman (USA), Mr James Bawtree (PMLogic), Mr Mahmoud Efatmaneshni (SESA), Dr Keith Joiner, Dr Rani Yesudas, and an International Panel Session. see program below for more speakers

Academic stream
Advances in the discipline of project and program governance, management and control. Speakers include: Prof. Vernon Ireland, Mr Collin Smith (ICCPM), Dr Raymond Young, Dr Li Qiao and selected finalists in the Walt Lipke Awards.

Education stream
A regular fixture in our program, the education stream is designed for give project professional's an insight to aspects of the overall discipline that sits outside of their normal work - these sessions help you grow your overall knowledge of the discipline. A series of 'double sessions' will cover:

*Controlling Agile

*Implementing AS/ISO 21508 Earned Value in project and programme management

*Deriving Certainty from Uncertainty - value from project risk and contingency management

Day 1  Day 2  Day 3  Full Program

Tuesday 20th August, 2019

8:00am - 5:00pm

Registration

9:00am - 9:05am

Symposium Introduction

Room: Rooms 1&2
Mr Tim Gavel

9:05am - 9:20am

Welcome Address and Walt Lipke Award Presentation

Room: Rooms 1&2
Mr Patrick Weaver, PGCS Chairman

9:20am - 9:40am

Opening Keynote Address

Room: Rooms 1&2
Presenter: The Hon Andrew Gee MP, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Calare

9:40am - 10:40am

10:40am - 11:10am

Morning Tea - Grand Ballroom

11:10am - 12:00pm

Keynote 3

Room: Rooms 1&2
Presenter: Mr Ciril Karo, First Assistant Secretary Contestability, Contestability Division, Department of Defence

Contestability across the Capability Life Cycle

12:00pm - 1:10pm

Lunch - Grand Ballroom

1:10pm

Academic

Systems Engineering

Engineering and Infrastructure

Defence Project Management & Project Management Training & Education

1:11pm - 1:50pm

STREAM KEYNOTE

Session: A1
Room:Conference Room
Chair: Patrick Weaver
Presenter:
Professor Vernon Ireland

Engineering Failures and Lack of Recognition of Complex Systems Parameters

STREAM KEYNOTE

Session: EI1
Room:Rooms 3&4
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter:
Mr Simon Vaux,
Director of Digital Engineering, Transport for NSW

Transforming Infrastructure with Digital Engineering

STREAM KEYNOTE

Session: DPM1
Room:Rooms 1&2
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenter:
Mr Stephen McDonald

A View from the Function Lead in Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

1:55pm - 2:35pm

Session: EI2
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Maisara Al Rais, Lendlease

Utilising Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Project Controls

Session: DPM2
Room: Rooms 1&2
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenter: Mr Kym Henderson, PGCS
and Ms Chloe Kempster, CASG

Session 1
AS4817-2019 Earned Value Management in Project and Programme Management (ISO 21508:2018, MOD) Current Status, Future Directions and Implementation Options

2:35pm - 3:05pm

Afternoon Tea - Grand Ballroom

3:05pm - 3:45pm

Session: A3
Room: Conference Room
Chair: Patrick Weaver
Presenter: Dr Melinda Swift, Department of Defence – DSTG

Competing Definitions and Differing Understandings: E-Procurement, A Physicist's Perspective

Session: SE3
Room: Room 5
Chair: Raf Düa
Presenter: Mr Mahmoud Efatmaneshni

A Modelling Approach for Integration of Systems Engineering and Program Management

Session: EI3
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Damon Hancock

What makes for Successful Infrastructure Delivery

Session: DPM3
Room: Rooms 1&2
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenter: Mr Kym Henderson, PGCS
Ms Chloe Kempster, Acting Director Project Controls CASG

Session 2
AS4817-2019 Earned Value Management in Project and Programme Management (ISO 21508:2018, MOD) Current Status, Future Directions and Implementation Options

3:50pm - 4:30pm

Walt Lipke Award Winner presentation

Room: Rooms 1&2

Winner to be announced in the morning on day 1 of the Symposium

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Day 1 Closing Remarks

Room: Rooms 1&2

4:45pm - 6:15pm

Welcome Networking Drinks

Includes canapes and beverages - Grand Ballroom

Walt Lipke Award

Short listed finalists for 2019.

Professor Shankar Sankaran - A Model for Organizational Project Management and its Validation
Mr Saeed Munir - Project Benefits Realization- Academics Aspiration or Practitioners Nightmare
Dr Saeed Shalbafan & Ms Kim Ballestrin - A Framework to Manage Uncertainty in Early Planning of Projects, an ICT Project


Day 1 and Day 2:
Continuing professional development - CPD and PDU's

- AIPM Members earn up to 10 points for attending the conference (2 points per hour to a maximum of 10).

- PMI members earn 1 PDUs per hour to a maximum of 12 for the 2 days; allocation across the PMI
Talent Triangle® will depend on the sessions you attend.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all delegates.

Day 3:
Continuing professional development - CPD and PDU's

- AIPM Members earn up to 10 points for attending a PGCS Masterclass.

- PMI members earn 6 PDUs by attending a PGCS Masterclass; allocation across the PMI Talent Triangle® will depend on the Masterclass you attend.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all delegates.

Partners

Bronze Partner

EPM Partners

Supporters

Symposium Supporter

Chartered Institute of Building

Risk Decisions

Systems Engineering Society of Australia

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