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Gower Author Professor A.J.Gilbert Silvius (Sustainability in Project Management), will be joining a panel of presenters at the PMI Global Congress EMEA in Marseille 7-9 May 2012.

Titled ‘Sustainability in Project Management: The Future is Now’ the research working session on Sunday 6 May 8.30–16.00, will focus on current global issues and initiatives surrounding sustainability in all aspects of project management.

The panel of presenters will include both practitioners and researchers, including members of PMI’s Academic Member Advisory Group and other subject matter experts in the field. Other topics on the agenda include:

  • Summary of current research on sustainable projects
  • Considering the environmental impact and implications of projects
  • Integrating sustainability initiatives as key components of project management life cycle
  • What project managers and organisations can do better in terms of sustainable/green initiatives
  • Sustainability initiatives in project management moving forward/for the future

This programme provides researchers, academics and advanced practitioners the opportunity to exchange ideas on new research and its application.

Sustainability in Project Management will be published in May 2012 by Gower.