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Project Manager : Project Manager Dec Jan 2014
www.aipm.com.au Project Manager 11 AIPM NEWS CHAPTERS • NOTICEBOARD » 6 FEB NETWORKING DRINKS » 19 FEB PMAA INFORMATION SESSION NOTICEBOARD » 30 JAN SUMMER SUNDOWNER » 27 FEB BREAKFAST FORUM » 27 FEB PMAA WORKSHOP NOTICEBOARD » 13 FEB PMO SIG MEETING » 20 MAR PROJECT CONTROLS SIG MEETING We had some great CPD events in November: PMO SIG hosted by Hostworks, an Emerging Project Professionals luncheon as well as the SA Women In Project Management Change Movement. We strongly encourage all SA project teams to think about entering the 2014 Project Management Achievement Awards (PMA A). To nd out more, please contact Chapter Coordinator Michelle Pearson. e SA Chapter would like to congratulate all 2013 State PMA A category winners, as well as SA Water and Waterlink SA on winning the National PMA A for Construction and Engineering greater than $100 million category for the North South Interconnection System Project (NSISP). Congratulations also to the Adelaide Desalination Project for the 2013 Inter national Project Management Association gold medal award. e SA Chapter will be r unning an infor mation session late 2013 and again in early 2014 for those wanting to know more about submitting for the PMAA. e AIPM National Conference was held in Perth in October. More than 400 delegates were treated to a wealth of keynote and plenary speakers exploring the theme 'Project Management -- Changing the World '. e National PMAA awards were presented at a gala dinner during the conference, with WA's Department of Transport scoring a trifecta for its Esperance Clean Up and Recovery Project. Congratulations to them and to all category winners. e last edition of Project Manager announced that the winner of the Defence Aerospace Category was Airser vices Australia for the Rockhampton Air Tra c Control Tower Project, when in fact it won this category for the Paraburdoo Secondary Sur veillance Radar. Turn to page 22 to read more. In 2014 we plan to introduce a series of Summer Sundowners and other social networking events to complement our regular breakfast for ums, quarterly YEPP events and WIPM get-togethers. It seems like we just started 2013 and already its time to rollover to 2014! ere have been many successes, and planning for the upcoming year is well underway. Highlights have included the biggest ever Victorian Forum in August, the Project Management Achievement Awards and the strong support for our events. e most recent was on Project Portfolio Management, while earlier forums addressed governance, change management and more. e coming year will see a continuation of professional development activities, more networking opportunities and active Special Interest Groups. Advocacy and representation promoting the profession will be yet another concer n, together with building stronger relations with allied professions. e upcoming festive season should remind us, however, that it's not all business and to value some rest, recreation and re ection. ank you to all our sponsors and supporters for the year past and, in anticipation, for the year ahead. Congratulations to the WA Chapter and all those involved in the planning of the AIPM National Conference. e professionalism of PM was on show and celebrated in style. We all look forward to the next conference in Brisbane and, following our great Tasmanian PMAA submissions in 2013, it is our intention to build on our success and the numbers in the Tasmanian cheer squad, so start planning your entries and attendance. Professionalism is a topical subject, with credentialed PMs increasingly sought. ere has been a great deal of interest in certi cation and the recognition that RegPM provides. AIPM at the TAS Chapter and National level can provide support to members wishing to gian certi cation -- just get in touch with Chapter Coordinator Louise Grimmer. On behalf of the TAS Chapter I would like to wish all members and their families a safe and restful break. Watch out in the New Year for our events, including the preparation for our assault on Brisbane for the National Conference. » Find contact details of your State Chapter Coordinator on page 42. Sami Abou-Hamdan SA Chapter President Chris Carman WA Chapter President Michael King TAS Chapter President Michael Ratcliffe VIC Chapter President NOTICEBOARD » REFER TO AIPM WEBSITE WWW.AIPM.COM.AU
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