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NZ Project Management Conference - Finalists announced

NZ Project Management Conference - Finalists announced

This year, Christchurch is proud to host the 20th anniversary of the Project Management Institute of New Zealand (PMINZ) Conference. The national conference looks to showcase project management with New Zealand, provide opportunities to explore and challenge current thinking and gives the chance to network with likeminded professionals both nationally and internationally. This year’s conference theme is 'soaring to new heights', reflecting not only Christchurch's continuing emergence from the rubble, but also the attitudes and actions of its people.

While providing a stellar host of speakers and classes, the conference also aims to recognise and celebrate project management excellence within New Zealand. The awards dinner, held on the 4th of September, helps to enhance both the prestige and the credibility of its recipients, and the project management profession. This year the award nominations have been outstanding, with record numbers submitted in most categories.

The Finalists of the NZ Project Management Awards are:

Entity Group Emerging Project Manager of the Year
Marije Postma -Transpower, Wellington
Mike Roberts – Millpond, Christchurch
Marcy McCullum – Christchurch City Council, Christchurch

SwayPeople Project Manager of the Year
Craig Tomlinson - Mighty River Power, Hamilton
Johnny McFarlane – Beca, Christchurch
Mercedes Santos - NZ Transport Agency, Hamilton

PMINZ Project of the Year
North Auckland and Northland Grid Upgrade Project (NAaN) -Transpower
The Transitional Cathedral – Beca, Christchurch
Welfare Reform - IT Programme - Phase III - Ministry of Social Development
NZ Police Managed Mobility National Rollout - Vodafone

PMINZ Public Sector Project of the Year
SOLVE (SPARX On-line Version Establishment) - Ministry of Health
Welfare Reform - IT Programme - Phase III - Ministry of Social Development
South Brighton Community Centre Transitional Facility – Christchurch City Council

Quest Serviced Apartments Volunteer of the Year
Sheryl Morgan - Waikato Sub Branch
Tattianna Picoaga –Northern Branch
Carol Serra - Waikato Sub Branch
Brian Belworthy – Central Branch

Project Plus PMO of the Year
Waikato District Council PMO, Hamilton
Fujitsu PMO, Wellington

PMINZ Research Achievement Award
Dr. Tinging Liu
Dr. Alice Yan Chang-Richards
Dr Temitope Egbelakin

Winners will be announced at the awards dinner on 4th of September.

Conference registrations are still open. Those involved in managing projects are invited to attend. This is the project management event of the year, bringing practitioners from a vast range of industries and cites together in one place to celebrate their achievements, learn from their peers and gain valuable insights to further progress their careers. It’s not to be missed!

If you require any further information, please visit our website - www.pminzconference.com

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