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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

Wednesday 21st August, 2019

8:15am - 5:00pm

Registration

8:50am - 9:00am

Recap on Day 1 and Introduction to Day 2

Room: Rooms 1&2
Mr Tim Gavel

9:00am - 9:50am

9:50am - 10:20am

Morning Tea - Grand Ballroom

10:20am - 11:10am

Keynote 5

Room: Rooms 1&2
Presenter: Mr Phil McClure, General Manager - DIRDC

Infrastructure Investment Program - Overview and Governance Arrangements

11:10am - 12:00pm

Keynote 6

Room: Rooms 1&2
Presenter: Professor Kerry London

Designing for Project Success - The Power of many and the Undoing by Multitudes

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch - Grand Ballroom

1:00pm

Academic

System Engineering

Engineering and Infrastructure

Defence Project Management

Project Management Training & Education

1:01pm - 1:40pm

Session: A4
Room: Conference Room
Chair:Keith Joiner
Presenter: Dr Li Qiao

Design Structure Matrix based Modular Analysis and its Applications

Session: SE3
Room: Room 2
Chair:Raf Düa
Presenter: Professor Charles Keating, USA

Responding to Complex Systems Challenges for Project Management

Session: EI4
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair:Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Ben du Bois, DIRDC

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development - Cost Estimation Policy and Implementation

Session: PPM4
Room: Room 1
Chair:Kym Henderson
Presenter: Mr Andrew Goodwin, CASG

Earned Value Management in Defence

Session: TE1
Room: Room 5
Chair:Patrick Weaver
Presenter: Mr Pat Weaver. Mosaic

Session 1
Controlling Agile Projects

1:45pm - 2:25pm

Session: A5
Room: Conference Room
Chair: Keith Joiner
Presenter: Dr Shoeb Ahmed Memon

Exploring Project Teams' Collaborative Behaviour in Hong Kong's Relational Contracting Projects

Session: EI5
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Collin Smith, CEO ICCPM

Project Leadership: The Game Changer in Large Scale Complex Projects

Session: DPM5
Room: Room 1
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenter: Mr Roger Vodicka, Department of Defence, Defence Science and Technology Group and Mr Richard Bartholomeusz, Department of Defence, Defence

Management of the Defence Science and Technology Research Portfolio in a Dynamic Strategic Environment

Controlling Agile Projects (double session)

Session: TE1
Room: Room 2
Chair: Mr Pat Weaver
Presenter: Mr Pat Weaver

Session 2
Controlling Agile Projects

2:25pm - 2:40pm

Afternoon Tea - Grand Ballroom

2:40pm - 3:20pm

Session: A6
Room: Conference Room
Chair: Keith Joiner
Presenter: to be announced

Walt Lipke Award Runner-Up Presentation

Session: SE6
Room:
Chair: Mahmoud Efatmaneshnik

Panel Session:

Current Systems Engineering Challenges, Trends and Solutions (Double Session)

Mr Glen Alleman, USA

Mr Nelson Bates, CASG

Mr Stephen Hughes, BAE Systems

Mr Donald Lowe, DSTG

Session: EI6
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair: Patrick Weaver
Presenter: Mr Mark White, PM-AXIS

PMOs by Design

Session: DPM6
Room: Room 5
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenters: Dr Shari Soutberg, Capability Systems Centre (CSC), University of NSW

An Overview of the Schedule Compliance Risk Assessment Methodology (SCRAM)

Session: TE2
Room: Room 1
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Gavin Halling, Director, RiskTools

Session 1
Deriving Certainty from Uncertainty - Value from Project Risk and Contingency Management

3:25pm - 4:05pm

Session: A7
Room: Conference Room
Chair: Keith Joiner

Walt Lipke Award Runner-Up Presentation

Continuation of Panel Session
Session: EI7
Room: Rooms 3&4
Chair: Raf Düa
Presenter: Mr Patrick Weaver

The Extreme Cost of Technical Debt

Session: DPM7
Room: Room 5
Chair: Kym Henderson
Presenter: Ms Chloe Kempster, CASG

Cost Estimation - building better Practice

Continuation of session

Session: TE2
Room: Room 1
Chair: Peter Colquhoun
Presenter: Mr Gavin Halling, Director, RiskTools

Session 1
Deriving Certainty from Uncertainty - Value from Project Risk and Contingency Management

4:10pm - 4:55pm

Closing Lock note

Room: Room 2
Presenter: Mr Haydn Thomas, Mindivation

Needed - Triple Threatd Leaders!

4:55pm - 5:00pm

Conference Closing Remarks

Room: Room 2
Presenter: Mr Kym Henderson

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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