About organizer – PMRC & Hohai University

Project Management Research Committee, China (PMRC) is a not-for-profit, cross-industry, national association for Project Management in China. The Mission of PMRC is to promote the developing of the discipline and the professional of project management in China, and to accelerate the exchanging and cooperating in the field of PM between China and overseas. PMRC was established in June 1991 under the instrument of ratification of Chinese Ministry of Civil Administration, and joined the International Project Management Association(IPMA) as IPMA member association in China in 1996. IPMA is the world’s first project management association, founded in 1965. IPMA is a Federation consisting of a network of 71 Member Associations(MAs). IPMA MAs develop project management competences in their geographic areas of influence, interacting with and developing relationships with professionals, corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organizations and consulting companies.

Hohai University, situated in the old capital city Nanjing, Hohai University was founded as Hohai Civil Engineering School in 1915. Hohai University is a state key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, and is on the State “211 Project” which is the Chinese government’s new endeavour aimed at strengthening about 100 institutions of higher education and key disciplinary areas as a national priority for the 21st century. It is a comprehensive university with research and study of water resources as its main focus, education of engineering subjects as its first priority, and coordinated development of a wide array of disciplines, ranking among China’s top universities in its teaching indexes and overall strength. Hohai University has 21 colleges and departments in total, covering engineering, sciences, economics, management, arts and law. It has 2 research institutions at the state-level. One is the State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering and the other is National Engineering Research Center of Water Resources Efficient Utilization and Engineering Safety. Hohai University vigorously promotes the opening up of education and carries out extensive international cooperation and exchanges with over 100 high-level universities, research institutes and international organizations across the world in the form of Academic Exchange, Joint Degree Programs, Joint College and Joint Research. Hohai University is one of the first universities receive, educate, and confer degrees to international students. It has fostered thousands of talents for over 100 countries and regions. The university actively integrates into the Belt and Road Initiative, and innovates the customized mode of talent cultivation, so as to cultivate indigenized talent for Belt and Road countries.

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IPMA Research Conference 2023
General Chair
prof. ZHANG Yang