The PMO Conference 2017 is being on Wednesday June 7th 2017, at etc.venues St Paul’s. Etc.venues are located at 200 Aldersgate near St Paul’s Cathedral & the Barbican. In its’ third year, this PMO Conference is the UK’s only conference & exhibition which is purely focused on PMO. As it was a sellout last year, (turning delegates away) PMO 2017 is moving to this larger state of art conference center in the heart of London to accommodate everyone.
The format of PMO 2017 Conference will be inspirational presentations from industry experts, Keynote Speakers, PMO Flash talks, Expo and Networking. The PMO 2017 Conference is aimed at anyone who is interested in PMO processes, Portfolio Management and, of course, all things PMO.
Mark Perry is author of series PMO books, ‘Business Driven’ which encompass Project Portfolio Management, PMO setup and PMO success stories. Mark has run PMO workshops around the world using material based on his books and he also hosts the PMO podcast, completing 250 podcast episodes. Mark will open the conference with his thoughts on “The Business Driven PMO- Testing your convictions” Mark’s Keynote will offer delegates different insights and ideas regardless as to whether you are setting up as a new PMO, seeking to improve as an existing PMO or a you are a mature PMO.
Jez Rose is a behavior insight advisor and best selling author of ‘Flip the Switch’. The content of his book allows him to tailor themes like leadership, innovation and creativity to provide an entertaining memorable presentation, which he does worldwide to critical acclaim. Jez will close the conference in his own unique style.
There are over nineteen inspirational presentations from industry experts around the world. Here is a selection of them.
Andy Jordon is President of Roffensian Consulting Inc. Canada, and author of ‘Risk Management for Project Driven Organizations’. Andy has written over 300 articles about Project, Program, Portfolio, Risk management, PMO and people development. As an instructor in Project Management disciplines, Andy is a thought provoking speaker who was recently named in the top ten lists of the most inspiring and influential people in Project Management globally.
Angelina Rizza – Senior Manager for PM/PMO practice at Nationwide Building Society. Angelina is a qualified NLP coach and practitioner, responsible for leading a PMO team across a £600 million transformation portfolio. Angelina will give her insights to ‘PMO as a Career.’
Dr Robert Joslin PhD, PMP, CEng is a portfolio, project management consultant. Robert is a keen researcher who wants to develop an international standard for PMO’s, so that PMO professionals from PMO team members, PMO managers, PMO stakeholders to the PMO directors can use it to understand the potential of PMO’s, configurations, capabilities and services across the enterprise or organization. Robert will deliver a presentation on ‘The top10 Drivers for PMO Change.’
Simon Harris has over thirty years experience of projects in multiple industries like; defense engineering, gas and oil, government, banking and IT. Simon is passionate about organizations ability to cope with change, whether the change is a gradual process or sudden. Simon will give his thoughts on ‘The Future of the PMO- The Chief Change Officer.’
John McIntyre is a PMO delivery leader for Ticketmaster UK. As a seasoned presenter John returns to the conference after picking up the prestigious award “Ticket Master PMO of the year from PMI.” John is passionate about organizations failing to recognize the importance of PMO’s, with many disbanding them after three years as they have delivered, what the business needed at time of implementation. John will present his experiences ‘Beyond the Tricky Third year.’
Jesse Fewell is a coach and trainer in Agile. He founded PMI Agile CoP and promoted Agile Certification to PMI resulting in the creation of the PMI-ACP. Jesse believes that many digital companies are now using agile development practices to deliver goods and services to customers more efficiently and with greater reliability. Jesse will give his thoughts on ‘Agile PMO.’
There will be four flash presentations during the lunch break led by industry experts. These short presentations are designed to entertain and engage delegates during the period of the day, which can often slump. Delegates will be able explore new concepts and innovations, review research, and discuss new ideas and best practices.
The Expo is the exhibiting hall where all sponsors of PMO Conference 2017 will be hands on displaying their products. These have been tailored to assist organizations with their PMO specific products and services.
Networking can be a valuable part of these events and PMO 2017 Conference is no different. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers and industry experts after every presentation and during the Expo.
- An Individual full day conference booking costs £500.00 excluding VAT
- Group bookings of two or more costs £400.00 excluding VAT (a saving of 20%)
To register click here http://www.pmoconference.co.uk/registration/
We reviewed two top hotels close to the proximity of etc.venues, St Paul’s.
Club Quarters St Paul’s Hotel
24 Ludgate Hill
Club Quarters is a modern four-star hotel in an historic setting, in the heart of a fashionable part of London. The rooms are large and spacious with a microwave, fridge, sink and crockery. The beds are comfortable and the staffs are helpful and enthusiastic. The etc. venue is a short 5-minute walk from the hotel. One night costs £262.00.
Apex London Wall Hotel
7-9 Copthall Avenue
The Apex is a modern four-star hotel located in a pedestrian zone away from the full tourist zone. They have the latest technology including widescreen TV, DVD/CD players and free proficient Wi-Fi. The service is great with the staff friendly and responsive to requests. With clean rooms and comfortable beds, the Apex has everything required for a short business trip. The etc.venue is an 8-minute walk from the hotel. One night costs £300.00.
PMO Conference 2017 has something for everyone regardless of expertise. It covers a majority of industries, which have an interest in PMO from construction to healthcare. This conference is growing from strength to strength, moving to larger premises this year. Explore the exhibiting hall; be inspired by the experts and network with your peers. Don’t worry if you miss a presentation, as each delegate will be offered a free video copy of all the expert led presentations to take away and view back at the office.