2nd IPMA megaprojects SIG meeting was held on 28th and 29th September 2017 in Poreč, Croatia. In parallel, the OTMC conference on construction PM took place. Purpose of megaprojects is to make the “mega” change important not only for the client and contractors, but also for the community itself. IPMA recognized the importance of megaprojects in delivering the needs of the society and the complex challenges that they present in project delivery and therefore initiated 2nd IPMA megaprojects SIG meeting.
Main speakers on the event were: Harry T. Dimitriou (The OMEGA Centre, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London (UCL), Brian Field (The OMEGA Centre, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London (UCL), Mauro Mancini (Politecnico di Milano), Marcel Hertogh (TU Delft), Peter Jedelhauser (CFF SA), Baiba Rubesa (Rail Baltica), Amin Saidoun (IPMA), Rodney Turner (SKEMA Business School), Eunsang Yoon (NAACC), Gholamreza Safakish (IPMA), Tristano Sainati (University of Leeds) and Sandra Mišić (IPMA). The “2017 IPMA Megaprojects SIG meeting” was focused to challenge how megaproject can serve for community development, in addition to its business aspect. The aim of the event was to bring together individuals, groups and SIGs working with megaprojects in order to exchange experiences, activities and know-how, gathered on a national and international level.
Mladen Radujković & Sandra Mišić
- “The Use of PLMCA in the Planning and Appraisal of Mega Infrastructure Projects” – Harry T. Dimitriou and Brian Field
- “Rail Baltica – Project of the Century” – Baiba Rubesa
- “Human factors–a key success factor” – Peter Jedelhauser
- “Inter-project learning at mega projects” – Marcel Hertogh
- “On the Success of Megaprojects” – Rodney Turner
- “Mega projects in the postal sector: Deutsche Post/DHL and South African Post” – Amin Saidoun
- “Megaproject in Oil & Gas sector: state of art and future trends ” – Mauro Mancini
- “Sejong administrative city construction and project management of the city” – Eunsang Yoon
- “Governing mega-projects using Special Purpose Entities (SPE)”–Tristano Sainati
- “Influence of megaprojects on community development” – Sandra Mišić