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19-06-2014Nuclear new build - Does the UK have the capability and capacity to deliver?

15-05-2014The Stress of Leadership - how and when do we intervene?

01-05-2014Leveraging global capability to deliver major projects

13-03-2014Debate: The relative value of different types of major project. Current approaches to major project evaluation fail to properly value the net benefits they bring to the UK

25-02-2014Project Initiation - making the right start

22-01-2014Managing Sophisticated R&D projects (across the sectors)

06-11-2013Organisational Project management and Project Governance - when do different models work?

08-10-2013Infrastructure Economy - Accelerating Major Projects

18-09-201331st Annual Conference: A Successful Project Every Time

04-09-2013Lessons from a successful sector - UK Ports as an example

08-07-2013Celebrating150 years underground: London Underground as an operator and a capital delivery partner: World's oldest metro

12-06-2013London Games - What Went Well?

16-05-2013Delivering Major Projects in Brazil

02-05-2013Developing Leaders for Major Projects – a global challenge across all sectors

17-04-2013Responding to the National Infrastructure Plan: HS2 as a case study

13-03-2013Collaborative working on Major Projects

20-02-2013Are we any good at Project Controls - what are the cross-sector challenges for the future?

07-11-2012Are Carbon Neutral Projects Achievable

19-09-2012Choosing the right delivery model

06-09-2012Delivering Public Projects - What is best practice?

26-06-2012Innovation - Taking a balanced view on the opportunity

17-05-2012The Digital World and Major Projects - what will be different?

18-04-2012Global Cities - opportunities and challenges for major projects

15-03-2012Disaster Planning, Crisis Management and Recovery

23-02-2012Thames Tunnel - From Lessons to Planning

16-11-2011What makes an Intelligent Client?

02-11-2011London Games - From Construction to Commissioning

21-09-2011The Productivity Challenge for Transformational Change Programmes

26-05-2011Question Time: What's Project Management ever done for Major Projects?

12-05-2011The challenges of delivering renewable energy projects - using examples of offshore wind

23-03-2011The regulated project - delivering in regulated industries

16-02-2011Crossrail - lessons for initiating large public sector projects

20-01-2011Identify and manage project success

17-11-2010All Change at King's Cross – Urban Renewal and Transport Improvements

02-11-2010Waste - opportunities and best practice

22-09-201028th Annual Conference - Project Personality Matters

09-09-2010Mobilising Global Resources to deliver major projects

10-06-2010Driving the UKs Motorways to success

12-05-2010London Games - gold medal project delivery

18-03-2010Supply Chain Management - benefits for all

24-02-2010Governance and Risk - being wise before the event

03-02-2010Innovation in the Management of Major Projects

19-11-2009Managing Government as the Client

03-11-2009The changing faces of Procurement

23-09-200927th Annual Conference, Sustaining the UK's Energy - preparing for the big agenda

16-06-2009Success is "soft" people skills

14-05-2009Power Generation in a Developing Economy - an international experience from South Africa

31-03-2009Managing Complexity in Major Projects

24-02-2009The Planning Act 2008

05-02-2009The Future of Major Projects

04-12-2008Beyond the London Games

12-11-2008The Investor, the Board and Major Projects

23-09-200826th Annual Conference - Regenerating London - examples from major cities

03-06-2008The Private Delivery of Public Services

14-05-2008Testing and Commissioning

23-04-2008Britain needs the best Project Managers: Where will they come from?

19-03-2008Sustainability, Climate Change And Carbon Footprint

07-02-2008Delivering High speed 1: The Successes and the Lessons

05-12-2007The Growing influence of IT on major projects

14-11-2007The Importance of Starting Well

23-10-2007T5 Case Study Seminar

19-09-200725th Annual Conference - The Impact of Contracts on Project Behaviour and Outcome

12-06-2007Nuclear Decommissioning Moves Ahead

01-05-2007Is The Secret of Successful Projects in The Management of Design and Engineering

18-04-2007Benefits Management and the Business Case

13-03-2007Managing The Resource Gap

30-01-2007The Application of Technology in Managing Demand

05-12-2006Management Styles and Leadership

15-11-2006Learning Lessons from Completed Projects

18-10-2006Rethinking Project Management

19-09-200624th Annual Conference - Making Project Risk Management Work

20-06-2006The London Games - Managing Delivery

07-06-2006Managing Dispersed Project Teams

06-04-2006Corruption - Damage, Risk and Prevention

22-03-2006Managing Changes in Projects

28-02-2006A New Generation of Nuclear Power Stations - Are we Ready?

02-02-2006How can MPA Member Organisations Make Better Use of UK Academic Resources

17-11-2005Change Management

28-09-200523rd Annual Conference - Sensible clients get sensible projects

06-07-2005Corporate Responsibility

24-05-2005Risk transfer and allocation in PFI / PPP projects

17-05-2005Stakeholder Management

20-04-2005Lessons from a Major IT Project

10-03-2005The International Market Now

16-02-2005The Project Manager's Tool Kit - Time to Move on?

16-11-2004Managing Joint Ventures and Alliances

29-09-200422nd Annual Conference - Developing the People Resource

24-06-2004Financial Management in Major Project Businesses

18-05-2004The Channel Tunnel Rail Link

22-04-2004Strategic Planning of Major Projects

21-01-2004Major Project in a Volatile Environment: Lessons from the Telecoms Sector

13-11-2003Learning from Project Failures

24-09-200321st Annual Conference - PFI/PPP Projects - are they Working?

12-06-2003The Management of Unexpected Projects

13-05-2003Cleaning up the UK

26-02-2003Lessons from High Technology Development Projects

23-01-2003Bringing Change to a Dynamic Business: The BBC Property Outsourcing Project

15-11-2002Creating a Workforce Fit to Deliver Major Projects

19-09-200220th Annual Conference - The Management of Change

21-06-2002Supply-Chain Management

22-05-2002The Americans and the French: Do They Do It Better?

25-04-2002Crossrail

12-03-2002Systems Integration for Major Projects

17-01-2002Alliancing/Partnering

07-11-2001Canary Wharf

27-09-200119th Annual Conference - Setting Objectives and Understanding the Client's Business

19-06-2001Transfer of Project Management Competence within and Across Organisations

23-05-2001Effective Teams for Complex Projects

25-04-2001Hong Kong International Airport

16-03-2001The Impact of E-Commerce

23-01-2001The Smart Procurement Initiative - "Faster, Cheaper, Better"

17-11-2000The Jubilee Line Extension

28-09-200018th Annual Conference - The Client/Designer Interface

29-06-2000Strategic Use of insurance in Complex Projects

06-06-2000Project Recovery - Breaking the Cycle of Failure

13-03-2000The Newbury Bypass

18-01-2000Major Projects in a Changing Financial World

29-11-1999Managing High Technology and Innovative Projects

12-11-1999The Channel Tunnel Rail Link

28-09-199917th Annual Conference - Managing the Environmental Risks to Major Projects

19-05-1999So Where Do We Stand Now?

29-04-1999The Learning Organisation

23-03-1999Heathrow Express

29-01-1999Dealing with the Millennium Bug - Lessons for Major Projects

03-12-1998Current State of Liability for Environmental Risks

29-09-199816th Annual Conference - Managing Major Event Projects

18-06-1998Risk and Contingency Management

19-05-1998Project Evaluation

04-03-1998The Great Man - Made River Project in Libya

11-02-1998Private Finance in Cultural Contexts

21-01-1998Managing Completion Risks

04-12-1997From Dreaming to Doing - How Projects Happen

25-09-199715th Annual Conference - Dimensions of IT

19-06-1997The South African Experience

28-05-1997Tsing Ma Bridge

20-02-1997A New Age of Rail?

02-12-1996Decommissioning Major Projects

25-09-199614th Annual Conference - National Approaches to Transport Integration

17-06-1996Social Costs and Benefits

22-04-1996Surfing the Private Finance Initiative

22-02-1996The Hub Power Project

04-12-1995Partnering: Competition v Cooperation

26-10-199513th Annual Conference - The Changing World of Risks

01-09-1995Network Infrastructure

27-07-1995Integrated Project Management Systems

27-03-1995Thailand and Indo-China

19-01-1995Nuclear Waste Disposal

05-12-1994Sizewell B: A Case Study

27-10-199412th Annual Conference - Making Major Projects Happen

14-09-1994The Management of Difficult Projects

08-09-1994The Impact of Environmental Health-and-Safety Factors on Major Projects

14-07-1994Road Privatization

16-03-1994Topical Issues in Project Financing in Eastern and Western Europe

06-12-1993Technology and Telecommunications

28-10-199311th Annual Conference - An Integrated Transport Policy

01-09-1993Major Projects in South America

29-07-1993Asian Idioms of Capitalism

28-06-1993Nuclear Power: The Future

26-04-1993Management of Safety-Critical Systems

22-02-1993The Peace Dividend

14-01-1993Russia and Eastern Europe

11-12-1992Asian Infrastructure Projects

29-10-199210th Annual Conference - Removing Barriers to Long-term Major Projects

02-09-1992The Environment and Global Warming

31-07-1992Project Sovereign

29-06-1992Major Projects in the Leisure Industry

28-02-1992Major Projects in Hong Kong

12-12-1991The Bangladesh KAFCO Project

11-09-19919th Annual Conference - Privatizing British Rail and British Coal

06-06-1991Getting Major Infrastructure Projects Off the Ground

11-04-1991Potential Major Projects Underground

27-02-1991Cleaning up the Mediterranean

13-12-1990Air Transport Infrastructure

26-09-19908th Annual Conference - The Changing Context of Major Projects

29-05-1990Hazardous Waste

19-04-1990The Occasional Major Project Owner/Sponsor

14-12-1989Project Opportunities in the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc

27-09-19897th Annual Conference - L'Europe Pour Qui?: European Major Projects in the 1990's

22-06-1989Tornado: A Case Study of a Major Defence Project

06-04-1989The Privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry

13-02-1989Why Design? The Role of Design in Major Projects

08-12-1988The International Commercial Exploitation of Advanced Technology

26-09-19886th Annual Conference - Communications Horizons

02-06-1988Risk Assessment in Initiating Information Technology Projects

14-04-1988Current Changes in Contracting Practice

18-02-1988Boot for Britain?

10-12-1987Organizational Implications of large Information Technology Projects - Big Bang

28-09-19875th Annual Conference - The Planning and Inquiry Process and Infrastructure Projects

28-06-1987The Finance and Organisation of European Space Projects

02-04-1987International Negotiation

20-02-1987The Redevelopment of London's Docklands

04-12-1986The People Factor in Managing Major Projects

29-09-19864th Annual Conference - International Collaboration

13-06-1986Technology and the Management of Major Projects

06-04-1986The Preconditions of Success and Failure in Major Projects

06-02-1986Projects in the Near Future

05-12-1985Why Major Projects go Wrong

30-09-19853rd Annual Conference - The Japanese Approach

14-06-1985Political Risk in the Major Project - What does it Mean?

11-04-1985The Broad Problems Facing Owners on Giant Megaprojects - Past and Future

10-01-1985Overcoming Delays in Major Projects

06-12-1984Port of Jebal Ali

04-10-1984Management - Monitoring or Interference?

01-07-19842nd Annual Conference - The Application of Scenario Planning to Major Projects

15-06-1984The Division of Risk Between The Equity Shareholders and the Consortium

26-04-1984Joint European Torus the Special Problems of Advanced Technology Projects

05-01-1984The Balance of Experience and Uncertainty in Major Projects

15-12-1983The Thames Barrier

06-10-1983Negotiation of Construction Projects

01-06-1983Criteria of viability in current major projects

12-05-1983Catastrophe Risks

06-01-1983The Concorde Project

09-12-1982Relationships and Motivation in International Projects

29-10-1982Causes of Effects of Delay in Major Projects

08-07-1982Oil and Gas Financing

01-06-1982The British Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor Programme

19-04-1982Unresolved Problems of Project Organisation

26-02-1982Unresolved Problems of Risk

27-01-1982Risks in International Project Finance

10-12-1981The Channel Tunnel The Lessons of 1970 To 1975

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