If you going to be in London next week then you should check out the Earned Value Project Control Conference (EVA19) that’s being held on May 20th & 21st with optional training days the day before and the day after. The training workshops will be held at the Institute of Arbitrators Holborn Monday and Thursday 19 and 22 May 2014.
This years theme is focused looking at project management ‘ABC’ – Agile, Benefits and Complex. With Agile being actively discussed within the industry, this years conference looks to provide options on applying Earned Value on Agile projects. Attendees can expect a mix of behavioral and case studies delivered by speakers and experienced practitioners.
This years event is being held at the historic Armourers Hall.
Tel No: 020 7374 4000
Fax No: 020 7606 7481
This years keynote speaker is the hugely entertaining Stephen Carver of Cranfield University delivering a tremendously insightful presentation on what “Alfred the Great” has to tell us about ancient leadership.
Other speakers include:
- Adrian Pyne of the APM ProgM SIG ‘Changing the project wasteland with a portfolio culture that works,’
- APM Honorary Fellow Tim Banfield Director at the Major Projects Authority
- Carolyn Limbert of the APM PMC SIG who will be asking whether ‘Complex is complicated. Or is it?’ Peter Taylor, the Lazy Project Manager will be presenting on “The project manager who smiled”.
In addition, there will be speakers from AIRBUS, TfL, Bloodhound, Heathrow T2 and London Tideway Tunnels.
The workshops are scheduled on Monday 19 May and Thursday 22 May with group sizes generally limited 6-20 people. Only ONE workshop can be attended on any ONE day, so it is not possible to mix an match during the same day. Below is the agenda for the worship sessions:
Monday 19 May
- Introduction to Earned Value Project Control (Steve Wake, International EV expert)
- PMI Practice standard for Earned Value Management – An overview (Roger Joby)
- Strategies for Project Sponsorship (Peter Taylor , The Lazy Project Manager)
- The Art, Science and Skill of “Facilitation” (Tony Mann, Chief Examiner APMG)
Thursday 22 May
- Master Class in “Facilitation” (Tony Mann, Chief Examiner APMG)
- Do you have the team you deserve? Learn how as a Leader you get the team you need (Adrian Pyne and Donnie MacNicol)
- Earned Schedule latest thinking (TBA)
- Primavera schedules (Nick Halksworth and Andrew Jones)
There are 2 price streams, full and discounted. The discounted stream is for individuals who are members of professional bodies that have something to do with project management, civil servants or those in full-time education, teaching or learning. This discount also applies if you are Prince qualified or your organization is a member of BE or MPA or ADS or PMIUK.
To give you some idea of price, the full fees for two days are £932.75 (VAT included)
You can see all the rates and register by clicking here.
EVA19 is a great event and previous years have received extremely positive feedback from attendees including some of the Ten Six team. If you can get to London, clear your calendar and register your place. Full conference details can be found here www.evaintheuk.org