The 30th IPMA World Congress

The IPMA World Congress has for several decades been the leading world conference on project, program and portfolio management, bringing together business professionals, practitioners, managers and representatives of global companies, leading scientists, educators, professors and students, representatives of various sectors and occupations, NGOs and the media. Three inspiring days with the most comprehensive program of best practices, new insights and academic findings combined with World Class PM awards, book launches, networking opportunities, site visits, the renowned IPMA Award Gala, social events and more. In short, the place to be for ambitious managers, academics, researchers and other professionals on Project, Program and Portfolio Management! The awarding of the right to host the 30th anniversary IPMA World Congress in Kazakhstan was held at the 29th World Congress held in Panama in September of 2015. Kazakhstan Project Management Association and Nursultan Nazarbayev Educational Foundation act as organizers of this Congress. Nazarbayev University acts as a General partner of the Congress. The Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Akimat of Astana serve as Coordinators for the Congress organization. About 1,000 national and foreign participants from over 60 countries plan to take part in the Congress. In the light of the future work the Kazakhstan is given a unique opportunity to obtain and study the world’s best practices of project management application in various fields of human activity and submit the best Kazakh projects to the world project management community.