IPMA International Project Management Association

IPMA Online Forum – “Artificial Intelligence in Project Management”, 11th September 2021, 13:00-14:50 CEST

We would like to warmly invite you to the IPMA Global Forum on “Artificial Intelligence in Project Management”, which will be held online from 13:00 to 14:50 (CEST time) on 11th of September.  Access to the forum is free (we use the ZOOM platform) for IPMA Member Associations, project managers, and researchers. We will gather to share best practices and perspectives in practical Project Management, PM training, and research with our participants.

The forum is sponsored by IPMA Research remit and supported by the School of Management in Shandong University and the Project Management Review journal.

The language of the Forum is English.

Please use this Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 883 3450 0660

For more information, please contact:
Professor Ding Ronggui, IPMA Research Coordinator
Email: research@ipma.world


  1. Artificial Intelligence – Is it the future “autopilot” of project managers?

Mr. Patrick Lehmann

As CEO of STS | the project management company, Mr. Lehmann leads a Swiss-based, internationally operating training institutions in project management which is dedicated to enhancing project management capacities with the help of serious games, digital learning approaches and interactive workshops.


  1. Intelligent risk response decisions in complex projects

Dr. Lei Wang

Dr. Wang is currently with the School of Management, Shandong University, China, as an Associate Professor and the Director of the Master Education Program of Engineering Management. His current research interests include project management and governance, network analysis and optimization, artificial intelligence. He has been involved in more than 20 academic and enterprise research projects, and published over 20 papers and 2 books.

  1. Machine Learning Approaches for Predicting a Project Duration

Mr. Itai Lishner

Mr. Lishner has more than 20 years of experience in product development and complex project management in High-tech and Defense industries. He holds B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from BGU and M.E. in Systems Engineering summa cum laude from the Technion, where he is currently conducting his doctoral research on project management modeling and simulation tools.

  1. Intelligent project management in HUAWEI

Mr. Hu SUN

Mr. Sun is the Huawei Chief expert of project management CNBG and the Fellow of Globe Technical Service. He is also the head of Digital Delivery Transformation Program in Huawei. He has managed successfully projects in more than 100 countries in last 20 years.


Time (CEST) Topic Speaker Moderator
13:00-13:05 Openning Speech Constanta Bodea Ding Ronggui
13:05-13:30 Artificial Intelligence – Is it the future “autopilot” of project managers? Patrick Lehmann
13:30-13:55 Intelligent risk response decisions in complex projects Lei Wang
13:55-14:20 Machine Learning Approaches for Predicting a Project Duration Itai Lishner
14:20-14:45 Intelligent project management in HUAWEI Hu Sun
14:45-14:50 Closing Speech Ding Ronggui