The Project Production Institute inaugural symposium was held on December 3rd, 2014 at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco.

Project Production Management concepts were presented and discussed by leading academic researchers and industry practitioners.


The symposium featured presentations about PPI research focused on:

Retrospective of Project Management Theory and Practice

Factory Physics® – The Basis for Understanding & Managing Production

Projects as Production Systems – A Conceptual Framework

Understanding the core elements of Last Planner® Production Control

Effective implementation of CII / COAA Advanced Work Packaging (AWP)

Application of simulation models to optimize delivery of oil and gas wells


Please visit the Research section of this website for copies of participant presentations.


About PPI

Project Production Institute researches and disseminates knowledge related to the application of operations science for the optimization of complex and critical energy, industrial and civil infrastructure projects.