The 23rd IPMA World Congress 2009 in Helsinki June 15-17

Please find below information about the forthcoming IPMA World Congress 2009 in Helsinki from June 15-17.

We are glad to be sharing with you this update from the 23rd IPMA World Congress 2009 to be held in Helsinki, Finland from June 15 to 17.

We have unprecedented support and cooperation from PM professionals from more than 40 countries for presentations, participation and

The Keynote Speakers are:

   ~ Mr. Ole Johansson, President & CEO, Wärtsilä Corporation, "From Trial and
     Error to a Recognized Global Turn-key Supplier – The Wärtsilä Power Plant

   ~ Mr. Heikki Malinen, President and CEO, Pöyry PLC,
     "From One Man’s Dream to a Global Network Company"

   ~ Dr. Ed Hoffman, Director of Academy of Program/Project Management &
     Engineering Leadership, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
     (NASA), "The Project Academy: Re-energizing Project Management"

   ~ Dr. Harold Kerzner, M.S., Ph.D., Engineering and M.B.A, Senior Executive
     Director, International Institute for Learning, Inc., "Value-driven
     Project Management"

   ~ Dr. Juergen Schloss, Program Director, PM@Siemens, Central Technology
     Division, "Project Management in a Global Business Environment"

And the Main Speakers are:

   ~ Mr. Adriaan Bekman, General Director, IMO,
     "Managers and People: Horizontal Leadership Approach"

   ~ Professor Vernon Ireland , Director of Project Management, the University
     of Adelaide, "Identifying and Managing Uncertainty and Emergence"

We also take this opportunity to thank you for registering and are looking forward to meeting you.

For those who are waiting for the right moment to register, seize this opportunity. If your organization is considering to have more than 5
delegates -we offer group discounts – or attend the congress without the gala-dinner and the farewell reception, you now have an option.

The World Congress is also an excellent occasion to showcase your products and services. Please let us know if you want to reserve an
exhibition stall. There are innumerable benefits and we can offer you tailor-made fees and services.

For more details, updates, latest developments on the program and registration options, please visit the official website:

Please do not hesitate to let me know if there is anyway I can be of assistance to you.

Thanking you and looking forward to sharing more in person when we meet.


Suraj Dahal
Congress Secretariat