Date Time Event/presenter Moderator
June 10 10:00 Start of “IPMA Hackdays” Raji Sivaraman
June 11 15:00 End of “IPMA Hackdays”
16:00 Showcasing “IPMA Hackdays” results
June 12 9:00-9:10 Opening Speech Ding Ronggui, Joop Schefferlie Ding Ronggui
9:10-9:50 Keynote 1: Project the future! Martina Huemann Yvonne Du Plessis
9:50-10:10 A decision support system for front-end planning of infrastructure projects: a case study of the gold coast light rail stages 1 & 2; Metanshu Pawan, Craig Langston, Gregory J. Skulmoski
10:10-10:30 A centennial cross-national venture creation model for social entrepreneurs; Afsa Mukasa, Sreevas Sahasranamam, Katerina Nicolopoulou
10:30-10:50 External stakeholder engagement in complex projects; Jere Lehtinen; Aalto University
10:50-11:10 An evaluation of the link between the project management maturity levels of South African universities and their delivery and management of infrastructure; Tshiamo Moleme, Schalk Grobbelaar
11:10-11:20 Break
11:20-11:40 It takes a village to deliver a sustainable infrastructure; a conceptual paper on refocusing the stakeholder theory on the community, Ulohomuno, Eze Afieroho Xue Yan
11:40-12:00 Converging and diverging life cycle archetypes in capital projects; Günther Willy Hasse, Michiel Christian Bekker
12:00-12:20 The conceptual framework for managing sustainable development projects and its sustainability analysis; Xingqi Zou, Qing Yang, Qinru Wang
12:20-12:40 Learning from external stakeholders: A knowledge management perspective on two infrastructure projects – and the influence of project leadership; Patricia Pinkhasik, Pia Herrmann
12:40-12:50 Summaries of the half day
12:50-13:40 lunch break
13:40-16:20 Research Award winners Presentations Ding Ronggui
13:40-13:50 Introduction to the IPMA Research Awards 2021 Ding Ronggui
13:50-14:20 PPP practices and experiences in China; Shouqing Wang; Tsinghua University
14:20-14:40 From Best Practices to Next Practices: Project-based learning in the development of large infrastructure; Yan Liu; Delft University of Technology
14:40-15:00 Change happens: Collective intelligence as a system of processes; Morten Juel Hansen; BI Norwegian Business School
15:00-15:10 Break
15:10-15:30 Project Portfolio Resource Risk Assessment considering Project Interdependency by the Fuzzy Bayesian Network; Kaimin Zhang; Chang’an University Miles Shepherd
15:30-15:50 Variability analysis of project performance and expenditure flow forecasting for design-build projects: a data-driven approach; Yunping Liang; Georgia Institute of Technology
15:50-16:30 Keynote 2: Multi-Level Governance in Inter-Organizational Networks for Projects; Ralf Müller
16:30-16:40 Summaries of the half day
June 13 9:00-9:40 Keynote 3: Principles and Methods of Emergency Project Management; Anbang Qi Sergey Bushuyev
9:40-10:00 The influence of artificial intelligence on project management; Katrin Reschwamm, Philipp Richard
10:00-10:20 Identify the information leadership team of the new product development organization based on the network analysis method; Yulang Zhou, Qing Yang, Na Yang
10:20-10:40 Cognitive readiness in disruptive times (CRinDT); Ivano Di Filippo, Rebecca Winston, Jesus Martinez Almela
10:40-11:00 Governance structures in projects and programmes – an exploratory study; Christian RudischerDorothee FeldmüllerGerhard Ortner
11:00-11:10 Break
11:10-11:30 Projectification of the Greek economy: preliminary findings; Maria Papadopoulou, Dimitrios Giakoulas, Kleanthis Sirakoulis Maria-Iuliana Dascalu
11:30-11:50 Agile mindset competencies for project leaders; Olha Mikhieieva, Robert Baumgartner, Klaus Stephan, Elena Lipilina
11:50-12:10 Projecting the future: A discourse on quality as a pivotal entry variable in planning international development projects; Lawrence Gyamfi Boakye
12:10-12:30 Managing strategic trust in agile transformation of education establishment; Sergey Bushuyev, Victoria Bushuieva, Natalia Bushuyeva, Denis Bushuiev
12:30-12:40 Summaries of the half day
12:40-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:10 Keynote 4: Managing Major Projects for Resolving Community Crisis; Mladen Radujkovic Raji Sivaraman
14:10-14:40 Panel discussion on “IPMA Hackdays”
14:40-14:50 Break
14:50-16:20 Panel for editors-in-chief

Prof. Martina Huemann, Editor-in-chief, International Journal of Project Management; Editor-in-chief; Project Leadership and Society

Prof. Nathalie Drouin, Editor-in-chief, and John Wyzalek, Editorial Assistant; International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Prof. Ralf Müller, Editor-in-Chief; Project Management Journal

Prof. Tyson R. Browning, Co-Editor-in-Chief; Journal of Operations Management


Martina Huemann
16:20-16:30 Closing Ding Ronggui

This year’s conference is supported by ELSEVIER – a publisher of  The International Journal of Project Management.
The International Journal of Project Management
is the leading journal for the field of project management and organization studies. Its mission is to publish leading-edge innovative research that significantly advances the field of project management and organizing. Published eight times a year it presents new knowledge on areas such as managing projects, programs and portfolios, project-based/oriented organizations, project networks, and project-oriented societies. It is dedicated to project management and organizing from the perspectives of organizational behavior, strategy, change, and innovation.



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