Project management and sustainability

Chandran Nair is to deliver the keynote address at the PMI Congress Asia Pacific 2007, in Hong Kong on 29 Janaury 2007.

Chandran Nair, founder and chief executive of the Global Institute For Tomorrow, is to deliver the keynote address at the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Congress Asia Pacific, to run between January 29th and 31st in Hong Kong.

Mr Nair will deliver his address on the opening day of the congress. His address will take a look at the many faces of project management from a sustainability standpoint across Asia, while at the same time challenge commonly held perceptions about business and its relationship and influence on the world and Asia.

The congress is one of a series held around the world, which are the project management profession’s premier educational and networking events. They focus on a mix of global and regional concerns for those in the industry.

The PMI website describes some of the aims of this congress as: building leadership and management skills; seeing how others are managing their projects; improving project management proficiency; and learning about local, regional and global issues in project management.

Among the scheduled events at the congress at more than 40 educational sessions for project managers who are entry-level, intermediate and advanced.

The Asia Pacific congress is to be held at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre.