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Express Your Expertise at the IPMA World Congress!

Call for Full Papers!

The academic programme of our Congress is a unique opportunity for you to contribute to a vibrant community, showcase your expertise, and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of project management.

 

The 33rd IPMA World Congress will be held from 27 to 29 November 2024 in Cape Town, South Africa. The congress aims to engage the global community of project owners, practitioners, scholars, and students to participate in active discussions and knowledge sharing towards the realization of HOPE in Africa and beyond. Through a focus on people, purpose and performance, congress participants will reflect on the past and debate the future possibilities of development through projects.

The academic track will focus on three diverse areas namely: information technology and artificial intelligence (IT & AI), environmental-social-governance (ESG) and capital projects. Researchers are invited to submit their papers under one of these sub-tracks for consideration.

Recognition

Conference proceedings & Web of Science

The accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings that will be submitted for indexation in Web of Science.

Partner Journals

All selected Papers will be invited to publish in one of our partner journals, in line with the journal´s requirements for publishing and be promoted after the congress.

Sub-tracks​

Coding Station

Sub-track 1:

​IT & AI

Trees

Sub-track 2:

ESG

City from Below

Sub-track 3:

Capital projects

Submit your application via the Conftool platform

Full Papers submission guidelines and Paper Template

Full Paper submission guidelines

  • If you have never used the Conftool tool and/or platform before, you must first register and create an account here.

  • Please use the text box on the Conftool portal.

  • When submitting your Full Paper please select the correct sub-track on the Conftool portal.

  • Language: Full Papers are to be written in English and should be submitted electronically using the Conftool system.

  • If your full paper is accepted as a paper presentation, you will have to register to attend the congress.

Follow Congress full paper template

  • Download and get familiar with the full paper template here
     

  • The maximum length of abstract: Abstracts will be a summary of no more than 300 words, providing information about the purpose of the paper, research methods, and the most important findings and implications.
     

  • The length of the full paper: should contain 3,500 to 6,000 words (excluding the bibliography). All submitted papers will undergo a double-blind review process.
     

  • Keywords: Between 3-5 keywords in alphabetical order, separated by commas. Each keyword should not contain more than two compound words, and each keyword phrase should start with an uppercase letter.
     

  • If your full paper is accepted as a paper presentation, you will have to register to attend the congress.

 
 
 
Key dates
and deadlines

  • Submission of full papers before
    01 May 2024.
     

  • Feedback to authors
    30 June 2024.

     

  • Final submission of full papers
    16 August 2024.

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Congress full paper template

These instructions give you guidelines for preparing papers for the IPMA World Congress 2024, HOPE.

All conference proceedings are published under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, meaning that users are allowed to share an article (i.e. copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (i.e. remix, transform and build upon the material), on the condition that proper attribution is given and the material is only used for non-commercial purposes https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

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