Call for Abstracts

Call for abstracts for the AIPM 2018 Conference is now closed.

Author notification will be sent out on Friday 15th June 2018.

Submission Categories

When submitting an abstract you will need to select one subject category which best describes your submission.

Strategic planning and prioritising -Strategic Portfolio Management, Value chain, Benefits realisation, Project Management as an integrating discipline, End to end strategy implementation

Resilience - Capability/Maturity Development, Investment portfolio review, Practicality of implementation weighing in at business case point – benefits vs realistic implementation, Policy implementation, Accountability for benefits , Debunking the failure myth, Developing individual  & organisational competencies, Infrastructure – CPO, PMO, EPMO, PO - resource utilisation

The PM Toolkit - Technical skills, Controls, Governance, EVM, Tools / software, Techniques, Methodology

Critical Skills - PM as facilitator and integrator, Getting the most from your team, Engaging and influencing stakeholders, Conflict, Negotiation, Leadership, Communication – influencing, vision setting, learning styles, Presentation/personal branding, Cross cultural intelligence, Interpersonal effectiveness

Presentation Format

  • Oral Academic Presentation (30mins + 10mins Q&A)
  • Oral Industry Presentation (30mins + 10mins Q&A)
  • Workshop Presentation (2 hours, Sunday 7 October 2018, 3.30pm – 5.30pm)


Academic Papers – Academics are invited to submit an abstract and, if accepted, the full paper will be subject to double-blind peer review. Maximum paper length is 3000 words, excluding references.

Industry Papers – Practitioners are invited to submit an abstract and, if accepted, a PowerPoint presentation may be submitted.