Project Management in a R & D Environment

Apr 23.

Project Management in a R & D Environment

This workshop explored the challenges facing project managers in the research and development environment and examined how different organisations tackle these issues

Date
23/04/20132013-04-23
Location
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

Organiser: Maura Launchbury, Programme Manager, Diamond Light Source

Project management in research environments that exist to create new technology, pushing the boundaries of possibility, require a more flexible approach without compromising control. A balance of ingredients enabling the pursuit of knowledge and delivery of projects within the constraints of the economic world is required.

This work shop explored the challenges facing project managers in the research and development environment and examined how different organisations tackle these issues.

Registration is now closed for this event

Speakers:
Dr Janet Smart – Senior Research Fellow, Saïd Business School, Oxford University
Kathryn Poulter – Project Controller for Physical Science, Diamond Light Source
Nigel Morris CEng, MIMechE - Project Manager, RAL Space Science
Matt Fletcher- Division Head- ISIS Design Division
Kevin, Deputy Head of Project Programme Management Profession, GCHQ

Programme:

Topic Start End
Welcome and Coffee – Diamond House Atrium 09:00 09:30
Session 1, G.59 – Maura Launchbury    
Andy Akerman – Finance Director, Diamond Light Source – Welcome 09:30 09:40
Dr Janet Smart, Senior Research Fellow at Said Business School, where she teaches Operations Management and Systems Engineering. - Project Management & Systems Engineering. 09:40 10:30
Kathryn Poulter, Diamond Light Source – A Light Touch to Project Management 10:30 11:15
Coffee Break & Posters - Diamond House Atrium 11.15 11.45
Session 2, G.59 - Maura Launchbury    
Nigel Morris, RAL Space Science – Project Costing 11.45 12:30
Lunch - Diamond House Atrium 12:30 13:30
Session 3, G.59 - Maura Launchbury    
Matt Fletcher, Head ISIS Design Division – Project Sponsorship 13:30 14.15
Kevin, Deputy Head of Project Programme Management Profession, GCHQ 14.15 15:00
Summary & Questions / Discussion 15:00 15:30
Close    

If you have any questions please contact Maura Launchbury