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03-07-2014
Prestige Lecture
26-06-2014
Professionalism in project management: discussing the role of power and ethics for the modern project professional
19-06-2014
Nuclear new build - Does the UK have the capability and capacity to deliver?
15-05-2014
The Stress of Leadership - how and when do we intervene?
01-05-2014
Leveraging global capability to deliver major projects
13-03-2014
Debate: 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
12-03-2014
Is Collaboration the route of all evil?
25-02-2014
Project Initiation - making the right start
22-01-2014
Managing Sophisticated R&D projects (across the sectors)
14-11-2013
Aspects of PPP Procurement and their impact on Social Infrastructure
06-11-2013
Organisational Project management and Project Governance - when do different models work?
08-10-2013
Infrastructure Economy - Accelerating Major Projects
18-09-2013
31st Annual Conference: A Successful Project Every Time
04-09-2013
Lessons from a successful sector - UK Ports as an example
08-07-2013
Celebrating150 years underground: London Underground as an operator and a capital delivery partner: World's oldest metro
03-07-2013
Prestige Lecture, Hard Times: Great Expectations
12-06-2013
London Games - What Went Well?
21-05-2013
The Infrastructure Procurement Routemap
16-05-2013
Delivering Major Projects in Brazil
02-05-2013
Developing Leaders for Major Projects – a global challenge across all sectors
17-04-2013
Responding to the National Infrastructure Plan: HS2 as a case study
13-03-2013
Collaborative working on Major Projects
20-02-2013
Are we any good at Project Controls - what are the cross-sector challenges for the future?
07-11-2012
Are Carbon Neutral Projects Achievable
19-09-2012
Choosing the right delivery model
06-09-2012
Delivering Public Projects - What is best practice?
11-07-2012
The operational implications in projects of alternative procurement methods
26-06-2012
Innovation - Taking a balanced view on the opportunity
19-06-2012
The Unchanging Face of Major Project Management
17-05-2012
The Digital World and Major Projects - what will be different?
26-04-2012
Discussion Dinner - Major Projects and Alternative Dispute Resolution
18-04-2012
Global Cities - opportunities and challenges for major projects
15-03-2012
Disaster Planning, Crisis Management and Recovery
23-02-2012
Thames Tunnel - From Lessons to Planning
16-11-2011
What makes an Intelligent Client?
02-11-2011
London Games - From Construction to Commissioning
21-09-2011
The Productivity Challenge for Transformational Change Programmes
19-07-2011
Public Consultation
23-06-2011
Lessons from a life in our industry
26-05-2011
Question Time: What's Project Management ever done for Major Projects?
19-05-2011
Project Capabilities: How Much Do Clients Need to Do on the Projects They Fund?
12-05-2011
The challenges of delivering renewable energy projects - using examples of offshore wind
23-03-2011
The regulated project - delivering in regulated industries
16-02-2011
Crossrail - lessons for initiating large public sector projects
20-01-2011
Identify and manage project success
17-11-2010
All Change at King's Cross – Urban Renewal and Transport Improvements
02-11-2010
Waste - opportunities and best practice
22-09-2010
28th Annual Conference - Project Personality Matters
09-09-2010
Mobilising Global Resources to deliver major projects
30-06-2010
MPA Prestige Lecture (6.00pm - 10.30 pm)
10-06-2010
Driving the UKs Motorways to success
24-05-2010
Discussion Dinner May 2010
12-05-2010
London Games - gold medal project delivery
18-03-2010
Supply Chain Management - benefits for all
24-02-2010
Governance and Risk - being wise before the event
03-02-2010
Innovation in the Management of Major Projects
19-11-2009
Managing Government as the Client
03-11-2009
The changing faces of Procurement
23-09-2009
27th Annual Conference, Sustaining the UK's Energy - preparing for the big agenda
01-07-2009
Prestige Lecture
16-06-2009
Success is "soft" people skills
14-05-2009
Power Generation in a Developing Economy - an international experience from South Africa
31-03-2009
Managing Complexity in Major Projects
24-02-2009
The Planning Act 2008
05-02-2009
The Future of Major Projects
04-12-2008
Beyond the London Games
12-11-2008
The Investor, the Board and Major Projects
23-09-2008
26th Annual Conference - Regenerating London - examples from major cities
03-06-2008
The Private Delivery of Public Services
14-05-2008
Testing and Commissioning
23-04-2008
Britain needs the best Project Managers: Where will they come from?
19-03-2008
Sustainability, Climate Change And Carbon Footprint
07-02-2008
Delivering High speed 1: The Successes and the Lessons
05-12-2007
The Growing influence of IT on major projects
14-11-2007
The Importance of Starting Well
23-10-2007
T5 Case Study Seminar
19-09-2007
25th Annual Conference - The Impact of Contracts on Project Behaviour and Outcome
12-06-2007
Nuclear Decommissioning Moves Ahead
01-05-2007
Is The Secret of Successful Projects in The Management of Design and Engineering
18-04-2007
Benefits Management and the Business Case
13-03-2007
Managing The Resource Gap
30-01-2007
The Application of Technology in Managing Demand
05-12-2006
Management Styles and Leadership
15-11-2006
Learning Lessons from Completed Projects
18-10-2006
Rethinking Project Management
19-09-2006
24th Annual Conference - Making Project Risk Management Work
20-06-2006
The London Games - Managing Delivery
07-06-2006
Managing Dispersed Project Teams
06-04-2006
Corruption - Damage, Risk and Prevention
22-03-2006
Managing Changes in Projects
28-02-2006
A New Generation of Nuclear Power Stations - Are we Ready?
02-02-2006
How can MPA Member Organisations Make Better Use of UK Academic Resources
17-11-2005
Change Management
28-09-2005
23rd Annual Conference - Sensible clients get sensible projects
06-07-2005
Corporate Responsibility
24-05-2005
Risk transfer and allocation in PFI / PPP projects
17-05-2005
Stakeholder Management
20-04-2005
Lessons from a Major IT Project
10-03-2005
The International Market Now
16-02-2005
The Project Manager's Tool Kit - Time to Move on?
16-11-2004
Managing Joint Ventures and Alliances
29-09-2004
22nd Annual Conference - Developing the People Resource
24-06-2004
Financial Management in Major Project Businesses
18-05-2004
The Channel Tunnel Rail Link
22-04-2004
Strategic Planning of Major Projects
21-01-2004
Major Project in a Volatile Environment: Lessons from the Telecoms Sector
13-11-2003
Learning from Project Failures
24-09-2003
21st Annual Conference - PFI/PPP Projects - are they Working?
12-06-2003
The Management of Unexpected Projects
13-05-2003
Cleaning up the UK
26-02-2003
Lessons from High Technology Development Projects
23-01-2003
Bringing Change to a Dynamic Business: The BBC Property Outsourcing Project
15-11-2002
Creating a Workforce Fit to Deliver Major Projects
19-09-2002
20th Annual Conference - The Management of Change
21-06-2002
Supply-Chain Management
22-05-2002
The Americans and the French: Do They Do It Better?
25-04-2002
Crossrail
12-03-2002
Systems Integration for Major Projects
17-01-2002
Alliancing/Partnering
07-11-2001
Canary Wharf
27-09-2001
19th Annual Conference - Setting Objectives and Understanding the Client's Business
19-06-2001
Transfer of Project Management Competence within and Across Organisations
23-05-2001
Effective Teams for Complex Projects
25-04-2001
Hong Kong International Airport
16-03-2001
The Impact of E-Commerce
23-01-2001
The Smart Procurement Initiative - "Faster, Cheaper, Better"
17-11-2000
The Jubilee Line Extension
28-09-2000
18th Annual Conference - The Client/Designer Interface
29-06-2000
Strategic Use of insurance in Complex Projects
06-06-2000
Project Recovery - Breaking the Cycle of Failure
13-03-2000
The Newbury Bypass
18-01-2000
Major Projects in a Changing Financial World
29-11-1999
Managing High Technology and Innovative Projects
12-11-1999
The Channel Tunnel Rail Link
28-09-1999
17th Annual Conference - Managing the Environmental Risks to Major Projects
19-05-1999
So Where Do We Stand Now?
29-04-1999
The Learning Organisation
23-03-1999
Heathrow Express
29-01-1999
Dealing with the Millennium Bug - Lessons for Major Projects
03-12-1998
Current State of Liability for Environmental Risks
29-09-1998
16th Annual Conference - Managing Major Event Projects
18-06-1998
Risk and Contingency Management
19-05-1998
Project Evaluation
04-03-1998
The Great Man - Made River Project in Libya
11-02-1998
Private Finance in Cultural Contexts
21-01-1998
Managing Completion Risks
04-12-1997
From Dreaming to Doing - How Projects Happen
25-09-1997
15th Annual Conference - Dimensions of IT
19-06-1997
The South African Experience
28-05-1997
Tsing Ma Bridge
20-02-1997
A New Age of Rail?
02-12-1996
Decommissioning Major Projects
25-09-1996
14th Annual Conference - National Approaches to Transport Integration
17-06-1996
Social Costs and Benefits
22-04-1996
Surfing the Private Finance Initiative
22-02-1996
The Hub Power Project
04-12-1995
Partnering: Competition v Cooperation
01-12-1995
Partnering: Competition V Cooperation
26-10-1995
13th Annual Conference - The Changing World of Risks
01-09-1995
Network Infrastructure
27-07-1995
Integrated Project Management Systems
27-03-1995
Thailand and Indo-China
19-01-1995
Nuclear Waste Disposal
05-12-1994
Sizewell B: A Case Study
27-10-1994
12th Annual Conference - Making Major Projects Happen
14-09-1994
The Management of Difficult Projects
08-09-1994
The Impact of Environmental Health-and-Safety Factors on Major Projects
14-07-1994
Road Privatization
16-03-1994
Topical Issues in Project Financing in Eastern and Western Europe
06-12-1993
Technology and Telecommunications
28-10-1993
11th Annual Conference - An Integrated Transport Policy
01-09-1993
Major Projects in South America
29-07-1993
Asian Idioms of Capitalism
28-06-1993
Nuclear Power: The Future
26-04-1993
Management of Safety-Critical Systems
22-02-1993
The Peace Dividend
14-01-1993
Russia and Eastern Europe
11-12-1992
Asian Infrastructure Projects
29-10-1992
10th Annual Conference - Removing Barriers to Long-term Major Projects
02-09-1992
The Environment and Global Warming
31-07-1992
Project Sovereign
29-06-1992
Major Projects in the Leisure Industry
28-02-1992
Major Projects in Hong Kong
12-12-1991
The Bangladesh KAFCO Project
11-09-1991
9th Annual Conference - Privatizing British Rail and British Coal
06-06-1991
Getting Major Infrastructure Projects Off the Ground
11-04-1991
Potential Major Projects Underground
27-02-1991
Cleaning up the Mediterranean
13-12-1990
Air Transport Infrastructure
26-09-1990
8th Annual Conference - The Changing Context of Major Projects
29-05-1990
Hazardous Waste
19-04-1990
The Occasional Major Project Owner/Sponsor
14-12-1989
Project Opportunities in the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc
27-09-1989
7th Annual Conference - L'Europe Pour Qui?: European Major Projects in the 1990's
22-06-1989
Tornado: A Case Study of a Major Defence Project
06-04-1989
The Privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry
13-02-1989
Why Design? The Role of Design in Major Projects
08-12-1988
The International Commercial Exploitation of Advanced Technology
26-09-1988
6th Annual Conference - Communications Horizons
02-06-1988
Risk Assessment in Initiating Information Technology Projects
14-04-1988
Current Changes in Contracting Practice
18-02-1988
Boot for Britain?
10-12-1987
Organizational Implications of large Information Technology Projects - Big Bang
28-09-1987
5th Annual Conference - The Planning and Inquiry Process and Infrastructure Projects
28-06-1987
The Finance and Organisation of European Space Projects
02-04-1987
International Negotiation
20-02-1987
The Redevelopment of London's Docklands
04-12-1986
The People Factor in Managing Major Projects
29-09-1986
4th Annual Conference - International Collaboration
13-06-1986
Technology and the Management of Major Projects
06-04-1986
The Preconditions of Success and Failure in Major Projects
06-02-1986
Projects in the Near Future
05-12-1985
Why Major Projects go Wrong
30-09-1985
3rd Annual Conference - The Japanese Approach
14-06-1985
Political Risk in the Major Project - What does it Mean?
11-04-1985
The Broad Problems Facing Owners on Giant Megaprojects - Past and Future
10-01-1985
Overcoming Delays in Major Projects
06-12-1984
Port of Jebal Ali
04-10-1984
Management - Monitoring or Interference?
01-07-1984
2nd Annual Conference - The Application of Scenario Planning to Major Projects
15-06-1984
The Division of Risk Between The Equity Shareholders and the Consortium
26-04-1984
Joint European Torus the Special Problems of Advanced Technology Projects
05-01-1984
The Balance of Experience and Uncertainty in Major Projects
15-12-1983
The Thames Barrier
06-10-1983
Negotiation of Construction Projects
01-06-1983
Criteria of viability in current major projects
12-05-1983
Catastrophe Risks
06-01-1983
The Concorde Project
09-12-1982
Relationships and Motivation in International Projects
29-10-1982
Causes of Effects of Delay in Major Projects
08-07-1982
Oil and Gas Financing
01-06-1982
The British Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor Programme
19-04-1982
Unresolved Problems of Project Organisation
26-02-1982
Unresolved Problems of Risk
27-01-1982
Risks in International Project Finance
10-12-1981
The Channel Tunnel The Lessons of 1970 To 1975
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