• RTA to Hold the 5 th Dubai International Project Management Forum in Dec 2018
RTA to Hold the 5 th Dubai International Project Management Forum in Dec 2018

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai will certainly hold the fifth round of the Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) from 8 th -11 th December 2018 under the theme 'Building Nations.' The event will be co-organized by the Dubai Electrical Energy & Water Authority (DEWA), DP World, Emaar and the Project Management Institute (PMI). Enrollment for the Forum opens up on May 3, 2018, via the website (www.dipmf.ae).

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, stated, "The hosting of the DIPMF becomes part of RTA's efforts to play an active duty in guiding the growth drive in the region. The event mirrors the eagerness of Dubai, in its ability as an Arab city with a global profile, to serve as a web link in sharing competence, ideas and visions in between masters of various sectors worldwide. The Forum has actually developed into a global platform with the involvement of visionary global specialists that have creative suggestions adding to the successful delivery of mega projects."

' Building Nations' has been supporteded as the theme this year, which fits well with the UAE Government drive designating 2018 as The Year of Zayed. The year is celebrated to showcase the role of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan inestablishing the UAE and making imposing accomplishments locally & around the world as well as spotlighting his look after nations and people.

Topics include: Future/History of Project Administration, Project Management Maturity, Artificial Intelligence in Project Administration, Project Administration for Innovation, and Project Monitoring for Digitalization/Digital Transformation amongst others. Professional training courses will certainly be held on the sidelines of the event taking on leadership, top quality & competition, and many more.

Ms Laila Faridoon, Executive Director of the Office of RTA Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Chairperson of the DIPMF Organising Committee, said, "Over the 4 previous editions, the DIPMF has actually made significant success evaluating by the variety of guests, worldwide speakers and topics talked about. Greater than 6000 delegates from 50 nations participated in the previous editions of the event.”

Throughout the 5 th DIPMF, victors of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Administration will certainly be honoured. The purse of the Award has increased by 29% to reach AED2.6m (US$710,000). Award categories have increased to four following the introduction of the Academic category, which comprises the Scientific Research Award for Innovative PM, and Innovative PM (Academic Category). The second (corporate) category has three awards: Innovative Idea in PM, Innovative Idea in Programmes Management, and Innovative Idea in Projects Portfolio. The third (individual) category comprises the Innovative Project Manager and the Director of Innovative PMO. The fourth (teams) category includes the Innovative Team Award.




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