Annual IPM Convention scheduled for November

09 Sep 2013 08:10
WINDHOEK, 09 SEP (NAMPA) – Over 200 delegates are expected to attend the third annual Namibia Institute for People Management (IPM) Convention on 20 to 21 November 2013 in the capital.
It will take place under the theme “HRs Time to Shine”.
Founder and president of the IPM Namibian Chapter, Tim Ekandjo said in a media statement issued here on Monday that the theme is a reminder to those in the people-management profession to ‘lit their shining lights of brilliance’ with valuable contributions in the realisation of Vision 2030.
Ekandjo is also Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs’ Officer at Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC), the platinum sponsor of the IPM convention.
“We will, as usual, have a rich buffet of local and international speakers over the two-day convention, and we look forward to a record attendance of delegates from all corners of Namibia this year,” he noted.
The conference will discuss pressing Human Resources’ (HR) matters, and organisers have encouraged HR professionals from the different Government ministries and private sector to attend.
During the IPM Excellence Awards’ Gala Dinner scheduled for 20 November, companies and individuals will be recognised in the categories of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Year; HR Director of the Year; HR Thought Leader of the Year; HR Business Partner of the Year; Centre of Excellence of the Year; Company employing most people who are differently- abled; and Company employing most interns.
Participation fees are N.dollars 4 000 per delegate with IPM membership, and N.dollars 4 500 for non-members.
Only 25 exhibition stands are available for IPM members at N.dollars 6 000, and for non-IPM members at N.dollars 6 800.
The Namibian Chapter of the IPM was established in 2010, aimed at enhancing the skills and level of human resources’ practitioners.
Minister of Safety and Security Nahas Angula is the patron of the organisation.