4th SENET – IPMA Regional Conference on Project Management – Central & South – East Europe “Project Management for Society Development”



The SENET Association was founded in the year 2000., with the aim to promote and facilitate development of the Project Management profession in the regions of Central and South – East Europe. The SENET now brings together IPMA associations members from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. The first SENET Conference was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia and it was dedicated to “Regional Development and Restructuring Projects”. The second Conference was organized in Cavtat, Croatia and focused on “Development of Project Management Profession in Transition Economy”, while the third one presented the topic “Project Management Paving the way European Union” in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.


There are several main topics covered by the 4th SENET Project Management Conference:

Project Management for Driving Business Success and Serving Community Needs

Advancing PM Competences

Regional Projects – Multy Win Opportunity for Stakeholders

PM Certification – Future Trends

Products and Services for PM Profession Support

Research in PM – State of the Art and Future Trends

PM in Practice


Endorse the development of the project management profession in the region

Employ the potential of the project management profession for society development

Share experiences and practices suitable and proven in project management

Learn about the recent trends in project management

Present new ideas, concepts, methods and tools gathered trough research or practice

Provide stronger visibility of the project management profession in the region


Project managers, project owners, consultants, academics and practitioners dealing with PM topics

Representatives of local and state authorities, searching for PM competences

Representatives of business and finance, developers looking for PM

Members of local project management associations

Representatives of companies developing products and services to support the PM profession

Clients interested in projects in the region of Central and South – East Europe


Cross regional informing and networking

Select between two streams, either presentations or workshops, focused on hot PM topics

Knowledge about the PM products and services

Collect information or take part in IPMA 4LC certification (local participants)

Learn about the current and future trends in the PM profession development

Plan joint projects and activities


The Conference is composed of two main streams. The first stream is reserved for presentations submitted by academics and practitioners. It is supposed that academics should submit papers, those will be reviewed, while practitioners can choose between paper and presentation or presentation only. All accepted papers / presentations will be published in a proceeding book in electronic form within 3 months after the Conference.

Deadline for submitting abstracts for presentations (Academic or Professional)

Mar 1st, 2018

Notification of acceptance

Mar 15th, 2018

Deadline for submitting full papers (Academic) or presentations (Professional)

May 1st, 2018

Deadline for submitting final revised papers (academic) or presentations (professional)

Jun 1st, 2018

The planned time for each presentation is 30 minutes and it includes q/a.

The best papers will be selected for publishing in expanded form, in the OTMC journal (https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/otmcj) or European Project Management Journal (http://epmj.org/ ).

Submission of abstracts, papers and presentations should be sent to: senet@capm.hr



The second stream is planned as a series of workshops. The minimum time for each workshop is 2 hours, while the maximum is 4 hours (includes presentations, discussion and q/a).

Deadline for workshop proposals is Mar 1st, 2018

Workshop approval by March 15th, 2018

Preparation and delivery of materials May 1st, 2018

Submission of workshop proposals should be sent to: senet@capm.hr



4th SENET Conference – Brijuni Island, Croatia (Istria, North Adriatic), June 7th – 9th, 2018. The opening will be on Thursday, June 7th at 4:00 PM.

For additional information about national Park Brijuni Island please visit http://www.np- brijuni.hr/en/ or https://hr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brijuni



The local organizer for the 4th SENET is the Croatian Association for Project Management (CAPM), Zagreb, Croatia (www.capm.hr/senet/).

You are invited to address all questions or enquiries about the Program, about the SENET Association or IPMA to the following email: senet@capm.hr

For urgent calls please use the following mobile phone: Mladen Radujković +385 91 251 2351


Registration is required for all participants. You can register as a Conference Sponsor or Conference Exhibitor or Conference Participant or Student or Companion by emailing the REGISTRATION FORM to the Conference official travel agent BTRAVEL: Mirjana.Herencic@btravel.pro ; phone: +385 99 4926 680

Conference fee is 300 EURO. Reduced fee for members of SENET is 50% (members of IPMA National Association in the following countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey).

Conference Fee includes: Program and Social Part (Welcome and Conference dinner, Coffee Breaks, E-proceedings).


You can book your accommodation with the official travel agency BTRAVEL: Mirjana.Herencic@btravel.pro ; phone: +385 99 4926 680

Code for reservation: SENET

The number of rooms at hotels are limited, participants are advised to make early booking to get reduced price until March 1st, 2018.

After March 1st, 2018 we cannot guarantee the reduced price for accommodation.


Since there are no car on Brijuni Island you must park your car at National park special parking lot at Fažana Harbour. From the Fažana Harbour there is daily boat service to Brijuni Island. The boat schedule can be found on the following link:

http://www.np-brijuni.hr/en/boat_transfer .

The closest airport is Pula airport. If you need transfer Pula airport – Fažana Harbour or later boat service to Brijuni, please contact Ms. Mirjana Herenčić.



ZPM Slovenia – Igor Vrečko;

FOVOSZ Hungary – Gergely Németh;

SPPR Slovakia – Robert Kormanak, Silvia Drahosova;

YUPMA Serbia – Petar Jovanović, Ivana Berić;

UUP Bosnia and Herzegovina – Slobodan Lukić, Žanesa Ljevo;

SPR Czech R. – Petr Chlupatý;

CAPM Croatia – Mladen Radujković, Rebeka Vlahov, Mladen Vukomanović, Sandra Mišić;

PM Greece – John Paris Pantouvakis;

IPMA Poland – Joanna Rzempała;

PM Romania – Constanta Bodea;

EPMJ Journal – Vladimir Obradović;

OTMCJ Journal – Mladen Vukomanović.