Prof Mike Bourne

Professor Michael Bourne

This is probably an over relaxed picture, but my excuse is that it was a stop on the way back from the PMAA conference in Dunedin last year.

This coming year is an exciting year for the PMA. We have our bi-annual international conference in Warsaw and we are finalising the programme over the next few days and weeks. We are expecting Prof Shigeki Umeda from Musashi Ubni8versity, Tokyo to talk about the Japanese approach to performance measurement and management. We are also in conversations with practitioners in Central Europe to have a (I think) contrasting views. We also have Prof Stanislaw Strzelczak presenting and discussing some really interesting approaches in the wider economy coming out of China as well as a key note by myself on a number of emerging practices.

Like all our previous conferences, we are as interested in practice as we are in theory. So we will be continuing that interesting – and sometimes difficult – debate. I will provide shortly the requirements (length, formatting, etc) for people wishing to present cases and practical insights.

We now have two special tracks confirmed, one on strategy execution and the other on project performance. More detail of these are found on the website under the Special Tracks tab.

So, put the date in your diaries and I look forward to welcoming you to Warsaw in person in September.

Finally, we expect to be announcing some further developments to the PMA as an association, so watch this space for future announcements

Best wishes

Mike Bourne

PMA Conference 2018 Sponsorship


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