This years PMI Global Congress 2013 – North America will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 27-29. This years conference will feature 16 areas of focus and include more than 160 presentations across these focus areas. These presentations are then categorized within three critical skill sets, technical project management, leadership and strategic and business management.
Attendees to the PMI Global Congress 2013 – North America will have an opportunity to meet peers and thought leaders gaining insights into ways to handle common challenges and learn proven strategies.
This years conference is being held at:
PMI Global Congress 2013 – North America
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana
The plethora of keynote speakers this year include:
Daniel H. Pink – Leadership and the New Principles of Influence
Daniel H. Pink is the author of five books about the changing world of work, including the long-running New York Times best seller, A Whole New Mind and the #1 New York Times best seller, Drive. His books have been translated into 33 languages.
Mark Sanborn – Leading without Leadership Titles: Giving Remarkable Performance No Matter What Your Role
Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted authority on leadership, team building, customer service and change.
John Grotzinger, PhD – Mars Rover Mission: Challenges, Strategic Planning and Success
Dr. John Grotzinger is the chief scientist for the Mars Science Laboratory Rover mission, which riveted the country with its daredevil landing in August 2012. A geologist, his work focuses on the chemical and physical interactions between life and the environment.
Gina Schreck – Leveraging Social Media to Improve Business Results and Relationships
Gina is known as the Chief Hooligan at her full-service social marketing firm, SocialKNX. She is always looking for new ways to use technology tools to build business and manage that treasured brand. Gina hosts two shows, Gettin’ Geeky and SchreckTeck and has authored six books, including Gettin’ Geeky with Twitter and the soon to be released, Connect Your Business with Today’s Social Consumer.
Below are the registration fees for attending the PMI Global Congress 2013 – North America.
Full Congress Registration fees (27-29 October)
- PMI Members – $1575.00
- Non-Members – $1675.00
There are fees if you are only able to attend for one of the days as well as cheaper fees for students, retirees and guests. You can view the full list of registration fees and sign up by clicking here.
Of course, it goes without saying that attendees can earn PDU’s throughout this conference. Your congress badge will be scanned to record PDUs for each eligible activity.
Network and Mardi Gras
As always, these conferences present fantastic opportunities to network with colleagues, peers and other industry professionals. The main entertainment event this year which supports these activities is called Mardi Gras World! You will enjoy local food offering a great opportunity to mingle with fellow attendees in the very place where magnificent parade floats are built. Bring your cameras, enjoy a slice of King Cake and explore a display of Mardi Gras costumes as you learn more about the history of this unique and festive Mardi Gras tradition.
We look forward to seeing you there!