Scientific trip to the Solucar Complex of Abengoa Solar in Sanlucar la Mayor (Seville)

Delegates to the Final MEGAPROJECT COST Action Conference were taken on a scientific trip to the Solucar Complex of Abengoa Solar in Sanlucar la Mayor (Seville) (aprox. 25 kilometers from Seville). The trip took place just after the closure of the conference on 16 April 2015.

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The MEGAPROJECT Final Action Conference

We held our MEGAPROJECT Final Action Conference on 15 – 16 April 2015 at the University of Seville, Spain.

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SPE Working Group in Brussels

Our SPE Working Group met on 24 February 2015 at the COST Association Headquarter in Brussels.

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Risk at the Front End Working Group Meeting in Zagreb

On February, 06th our Risk at the Front End Working Group (RFE WG) met at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia

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MEGAPROJECT COST Action Core Team Meeting

On Tuesday 13th January 2015 our Core Team Members met at the COST Association Headquarter in Brussels.

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Managing External Stakeholders Working Group Meeting

Our Managing External Stakeholders Working Group met on 01 December 2014 at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

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RFE Working Group Meeting in Kassel

A RFE Working Group Meeting took place on 17th November in Kassel, Germany.

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Fifth Whole Action Workshop

MEGAPROJECT was invited to hold its fifth Whole Action Workshop at the international Festival of Business in Liverpool on 10 and 11 July.

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EGOS 2014

On 3-5 July the European Group for Organisational Studies (EGOS) held their 30th EGOS Colloquium in Rotterdam with the general theme of Reimagining, Rethinking, Reshaping: Organisational Scholarship in Unsettled Times.

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Chinese Academy of Engineering

MEGAPROJECT was invited to present the very prestigious ICEST conference held by the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing on 2-3 June. Naomi Brookes gave a talk on the subject of ‘Mankind and Megaprojects’.

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EURAM 2014

Tristano Sainati presented MEGAPROJECT at Euram 2014 in Valencia 4-7 June.

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Risk Assessment and Simulation Workshop

MEGAPROJECT and Heriot-Watt University collaborated to hold a Risk assessment and Simulation workshop in Edinburgh on 30 May 2014.

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LNG Construction Summit

MEGAPROJECT was invited to participate at the LNG Construction Summit held in Amsterdam 28-30 April.

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Learning Across Megaprojects Workshop

A one day workshop was held on Wednesday 2 April 2014 at the COST offices in Brussels.

 

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Learning Across Megaprojects Workshop

On 2 April 2014 MEGAPROJECT held a joint workshop with the Omega Centre based in University College London at the COST Headquarters in Brussels.

 

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MEGAPROJECT at OECD NEA Workshop

In Paris on 11 March 2014 the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) held an International WPNE Workshop entitled Project and Logistics Management in Nuclear New Build.

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BIS Group Forum

Naomi Brookes and Paul Littau disseminated MEGAPROJECT at a BIS GROUP forum for Advanced Project Management for the Utility and Power Generation Industry enitiled Mitigate Risk, Minimize Cost Overruns and Achieve Optimum Project Delivery.

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Short Term Scientific Mission to Naples

Zlatina Petrova from the Burgas Free University has just completed a short term scientific mission to University of Naples Federico II where she obtained personal insights from Prof. Corrado Lo Storto, the leader the new SPE Working Group.

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MES sub-meeting in Warsaw

Agnieszka Lukasiewicz and Ivana Burcar Dunovic met in Warsaw on 12 November to finalise the methodology for stakeholder performance measurement.

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MEGAPROJECT at COST Information Conference

Prof Milen Baltov represented MEGAPROJECT at the COST Information Conference in Sofia on 24-25 October 2013.

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SAD NEWS

It is with great sadness that we have to annouce the death of Prof. Ing. Koloman Ivanicka on 10 October 2013.

He was a much respected and cherished colleague whose contributions to the Megaproject mission we hold in high esteem.

 

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Fourth Whole Action Workshop

MEGAPROJECT held its fourth Whole Action Workshop in Dubrovnik on 30 September 2013 as part of the IPMA World Congress.

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Megaproject Symposium at Euram 2013

Professor Naomi Brookes chaired a Symposium at Euram 2013 entitled MEGAPROJECTS: Shaping the Research Agenda

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Transport Working Group Meeting

The Transport Working Group met in Brussels on 4 June 2013.

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Cross Sectoral Working Group

The Cross Sectoral working Group met for the third time on 29 and 30 May 2013.

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Stakeholder Working Group

The first meeting of the Stakeholder Working Group took place on 23 April in Italy, kindly hosted by Politecnico Di Milano.

 

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Transport Working Group Meeting

The Transport Working Group met on 28 January 2013 before the Managment Committee meeting on 29 January.

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Third Whole Action Workshop

This event was hosted by Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon and was held on 29 and 30 January 2013. 37 members participated.

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Transport Working Group Meeting

 

The Transport Woking Group held their second meeting on 12 and 13 November 2012 in Brussels.

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Megaproject Facebook page

We are now on Facebook and must say a big thank you to our new associate member Eshan Kian who created the page. He and Prince Boateng will administer it. Well done guys!

To join go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/Megaprojects/

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First Megaproject Training School and Think Tank

The first Megaprogect Training School and Think Tank was held at Weetwood Hall Hotel and Conference Centre in Leeds, UK from Friday 30 November to Sunday 2 December 2012. 

 

 

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IJAEC Call for Papers

Call for Papers for a Special Issue entitled Planning and Managing Sustainable Infrastructural Megaprojects.

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Cross Sectoral Working Group Meeting

The second Cross Sectoral Working Group Meeting was held in Edinburgh, UK on 2-3 September 2012.

 

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Energy Working Group Meeting

The second Energy Working Group meeting took place on 16 July 2012 at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

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Second Whole Action Workshop

This event was held in Bratislava on 2nd and 3rd May 2012 hosted by the Slovak University of Technology.

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Energy Working Group Meeting

The Energy Working Group met in the Politecnico di Milano on Monday 27th February 2012.

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Cross Sectoral Working Group Meeting

On 9th and 10th February 2012 the first Cross Sectorial Working Group meeting was held at Burgas Free University in Burgas, Bulgaria.

 

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Transport Working Group in Athens

The first Transport Working Group meeting was held in Athens on 7th of February 2012 with great success.

 

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First Whole Action Workshop

This was held at the University of Leeds between Sept 7th -Sept 9th 2011.

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KIck Off Meeting

The first Members Committee meeting was held at the COST headquarters in Brussels on 16th and17th of April 2011.

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