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Rolling calendar of our events

16th April 2020

QUBE@Work - Inclusive Design Thinking

An ageing population, expectations around social inclusion and the need to mitigate the disbenefits associated with many major projects, rather than simply discount them as ‘outweighed by the benefits’ are all changing our perception of projects and what they can achieve. One of the most significant and most challenging here to read more >>>

21st May 2020

Main Reps & Ambassadors Meeting 2020

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

*** We are hoping to make this a virtual event *** Watch this space for further details *** This is the one opportunity in the year for our member Main Representative and Ambassadors to get together, hear about the work we have been doing during the year and our plans for the future. As usual we will here to read more >>>

8th June 2020

World Café Event for Rising Stars, Ambassadors and Emerging Professionals

PA Consulting

The Major Projects Association is working with the Association for Project Management (APM) to provide a professional development event for our Rising Stars, Ambassadors and the APM’s Emerging Professionals. The World Café hosted at PA Consulting here to read more >>>

18th June 2020

QUBE@Work - Intelligent Disobedience

Those who rely on guide dogs to navigate the world – the blind or deaf – are familiar with the concept of intelligent disobedience, in fact their comfort and safety depends up on it. They will instruct their dog to walk them through busy streets or navigate busy public transport systems but to refuse to walk here to read more >>>

9th July 2020

Flow of investment capital into (and out of) UK major projects

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

Public spending on major projects to improve infrastructure, support public services, upgrade communications and transform organisations is struggling to keep pace with investment need, not just in the UK but worldwide. At the same time the world has experienced some game here to read more >>>

8th September 2020

From good to great - the importance of behaviour

Church House Conference Centre, London

THE DATE FOR THIS EVENT IS TBC BUT WE HOPE IT WILL TAKE PLACE W/C 7 SEPT. Many of the biggest risks and opportunities for major projects have their roots in behaviour. Unfortunately, there is a long history of poor behaviour undermining successful delivery. Goals posts are moved, unrealistic here to read more >>>

14th - 15th September 2020

Annual Conference 2020

Further details to here to read more >>>

5th October 2020

Rising Stars Part 2

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

Part 2 of January's Rising Stars Programme. The event is only open to delegates who attended Part 1. Due to the on-boarding of the new Executive Director (not yet appointed) we have decided to postpone this here to read more >>>

12th - 16th October 2020

Challenge of Major Projects

Bicester Golf Club

The course includes presentations from Senior Project Leaders working on current major projects. Key topics include Lessons from project failures; People and culture; Building a successful major project organisation; Major project Governance; and navigating an uncertain major projects world. The here to read more >>>

21st October 2020

Reimagining benchmarking

Church House Conference Centre, London

This seminar will examine the current approaches adopted for benchmarking and consider whether more can be done to ensure that comparisons are accurate. It will also uncover the root causes of inefficiency and note suggestions for improvement. As part of the discussion we will look at approaches to estimating used here to read more >>>

21st October 2020

Global trends in the management of risk and project controls

Church House Conference Centre, London

By examining global trends in client models we now have a better understanding of the drivers behind and key decisions that inform the arrangements that clients enter into but there is more to learn about how arrangements for the management of risk and the here to read more >>>

4th November 2020

Nuclear Decommissioning 2020 - Lessons learned from a decade of progress

Etc. Venues/ Manchester

With the aim of continuing to strive to improve delivery of Major Projects and Programmes the Nuclear Decommissioning sector has gained many lessons learned in the last decade as it has made progress to safely and securely decommissioning the UK’s here to read more >>>