Call for papers We still have a number of speaking slots open, including opportunities to entre your paper for the $1000 Walt Lipke Award and publication in the PGCAR peer-reviewed journal. The key requirements to be delivered on or before the 24th May are: – Register for the event on-line or by email, – Submit your paper title and abstract, – Provide a ‘head-shot’ and brief bio. If selected, your PowerPoint presentation will be required by early July.
If you choose to submit an optional written paper, delivery dates can be negotiated.
PGCS 2021 will run on-site at the Rex Hotel Canberra & Virtually from10-12 August 2021. PGCS is the only annual conference, run in Canberra, that is focused on improving project outcomes in the public and private sectors. Operating in a COVID safe environment, PGCS 2021 brings even more value to the program and project management professions featuring 20 sessions over 2 days followed by 3 Masterclasses
The annual Walt Lipke Award is Australia’s premier project management paper award.
Now in its 5th year, the annual Walt Lipke Award is open to speakers at PGCS 2021 who submit a written paper in addition to their presentation slides; both industry and academic papers are welcome. Three papers are nominated as finalists each year prior to PGCS, and the winner is announced during the opening plenary session: The winner will receive:
The Walt Lipke Project Governance and Control Excellence Award (Perpetual Trophy)
A $1000 cash prize plus an award miniature to keep.
Complimentary attendance at PGCS, and
The presentation of your paper to the PGCS plenary as a Key Note speaker.
The runners-up will receive:
Complimentary attendance at PGCS (registration fees will be refunded if paid prior).
Presentation of your paper in the Walt Lipke Award stream.
Selection of the finalists and winner each year is at the sole discretion of the PGCAR academic panel and will be based on your papers:
Originality: a new or innovative concept
Practicality: the usefulness of the concept in the management of projects, programs and/or portfolios in the Australian context
Project Governance & Controls Annual Review (PGCAR) The PGCAR is a refereed journal published by PGCS in the weeks following our Annual Symposium. It includes the Walt Lipke Award winners, other symposium papers of sufficient merit, and academic papers submitted directly to PGCAR. Academic papers (and others on request) are subject to a rigorous double-blind peer review prior to publication.
Note: the PGCAR is open to all Australian academics seeking publication in a refereed journal, attendance at the Symposium is only required to be eligible for the Walt Lipke Award. For more on publishing in PGCAR click here.
PGCS 2021 will run on-site at the Rex Hotel Canberra & Virtually from10-12 August 2021.
PGCS is the only annual conference, run in Canberra, that is focused on improving project outcomes in the public and private sectors. PGCS 2021 brings even more value to the program and project management professions featuring 20 sessions over 2 days followed by 3 Masterclasses. See more.