IPMA International Project Management Association

2nd Call for Papers for the 8th IPMA Research Conference!


We carefully observe the situation as regards the corona pandemic and we still plan to conduct this conference in September. The Research Awards time schedule for 2020 is already published and also remains valid. The 8th IPMA Research Conference – “Projects as arena for self-organizing” will take place in Berlin, September 10th – 11ht.

Call for Papers
Each paper for the IPMA Research Conference should be a full paper, with an abstract of between 150 and 200 words and a total length of up to 6,000 words. A template is available for download on the conference website. Each paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the Scientific Committee. A prerequisite for publication of the paper is that at least one of the authors participates in the 8th IPMA Research Workshop and presents the paper there. Each author can submit a maximum of two papers.

To register to the 8th IPMA Research Conference and to submit papers click HERE

A template for submitted works is available HERE

Accepted papers will be presented by the author(s) during the conference and published in a book by Springer. Additionally, “Best Paper Prizes” will be awarded during the IPMA Research Award Gala on September 10th

Important dates:

* Deadline for submission: April 24th, 2020
* Notification of acceptance: June 15th, 2020
* Camera-ready material for publication: July 5th, 2020
* Registration deadline for authors: July 5th, 2020
* Early registration deadline for non-authors: August 1st, 2020
* Conference:  September 10-11st, 2020

For further information, please contact researchconference@ipma.world

You can download the pdf version of this Call for Paper HERE

Share the story about your research project excellence
The IPMA Global Research Awards aim to promote excellent research to enhance project management. With the annual awards, IPMA recognises recent outstanding contributions to the development of the field and professional project management through professionally conducted research.

The Awards time schedule for 2020 is already published

Apply in one of two Award Categories

  • IPMA Global Young Researcher Award. Recognising outstanding research by a young researcher (someone under 36 years old or less than 10 years of involvement in research).
  • IPMA Global Research Award. Recognising an outstanding research project from a researcher or research team.

General criteria for Applicants
The Application Report requires you to demonstrate, through narratives and documentary evidence, outstanding achievement and/or innovation in project management research. Researchers may come from academia, other research institutions or industry. Researchers may come from disciplines other than project management but must contribute to the development of project, programme, portfolio management, project-oriented companies and IPMA standards. The candidates apply with a research project. The research project must have had at least a duration of one year and must be completed when the application is handed in, that is the basis of the judges’ evaluation. Read more HERE.

Contact: award@ipma.world

Join us at the IPMA Research Award Gala at the 8th IPMA Research Conference in Berlin, 10 September 2020 and celebrate your project management success!