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Rolling calendar of our events

23rd July 2018

Managing project knowledge in the world after midnight

Managing and sharing knowledge in the environment of projects and programmes remains challenging. Plenty of organizations have structures and processes designed to capture lessons learned but applying these in subsequent projects remains a perennial here to read more >>>

24th July 2018

"How To" become an Ambassador

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

Following a successful trial period, the Major Projects Association has decided to introduce the role of ‘Ambassador’ on a permanent basis, to aid you in making the most of your membership. We hope that Main Representatives will select one or here to read more >>>

30th July 2018

Ambassador meet up

Royal College of Physicians

An evening event for Ambassadors to meet and here to read more >>>

31st July 2018

New Approaches to Project Handover

Bentley Systems

The handover is a much neglected interface at the heart of every project. It’s a time when: the project shifts from build to operate; the output (whether building, product, software or process) is handed over from the project team to the owner or here to read more >>>

5th September 2018

Competing in a global economy - post Brexit

Central London Venue

You are invited to a breakfast meeting with the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) to discuss how the delivery of government major projects can help the UK compete in a global economy, post Brexit. Major government projects have never here to read more >>>

12th September 2018

Site visit to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Chair, London Legacy Development Corporation has kindly agreed for a group of our members to go on a walking tour of the park to see some amazing arenas in the Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford E20 which is now home to the: here to read more >>>

19th - 20th September 2018

36th Annual Conference: Pulling together - building a common future to thrive in an uncertain world

Latimer Conference Centre, Chesham

This year’s annual conference will build upon the event last yearwhich considered how we might future-proof our sectors from the uncertainties and ambiguities we face. Which here to read more >>>

1st - 5th October 2018

Challenge of Major Projects 2018

Eynsham Hall, Oxford

We are now taking bookings for our hugely popular, residential “Challenge of Major Projects” course which will be running from the 1st - 5th October 2018. The course includes presentations from Senior Project Leaders working on current major here to read more >>>

17th October 2018


Institution of Civil Engineers, London

Major projects are risky places to work. Engineering, construction and defence projects always include physical risks, which can be magnified by the location of the site. Our understanding of the psychological impact of stress on an employee here to read more >>>

8th November 2018

Managing urgent and emergency response projects

No. 4 Hamilton Place

Over the last decade Project Management methodology has focussed on creating a controlled environment (the UK Government’s best practice methodology PRINCE2 is named with that singular focus) and, although it is generally accepted that programmes here to read more >>>

13th November 2018

Major Projects Simulator Workshop

Kassam Stadium, Oxford

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals, organised in competing teams, to manage and "live" a complex project in the safety of a simulated environment. It enables participants to work on a project from start to finish; to make critical here to read more >>>

26th November 2018

AGM and Annual Dinner

Claridges, London

Annual General Meeting and Annual Dinner for MPA representatives. Invitation only. Guest speaker: Ed Merrow, Chief Executive, IPA Global. 6.30 – 7.30 pm Drinks Reception 6.30 – 7.00 pm Annual General Meeting - for Main Representatives or here to read more >>>