This year EVMP (Earned Value Management Practitioner’s) Symposium will be held in association with Federal Publication Seminars over a two-day period on August 22 and August 23. This popular Symposium is in its’ 8th year and is organized by EVM users, to share best practices and help other delegates become more effective in their use of EVM tools analysis and reporting. Each year delegates are surveyed after the event and 95% rated the 2017 Symposium as very good or excellent.
EVMP Symposium will take place at the Washington Hilton.
Room rates for delegates will be offered at a discount via the EVMP Symposium registration.
The format of EVMP Symposium 2018 will be Keynote Speakers, Tracks, Networking and Exhibiting Hall on the two consecutive days.
Keynote Speakers – Wednesday August 22
Dave Scott – Managing Director of BDO International and EVMP chair, will offer opening remarks to delegates and discuss the objectives of the forum for EVMP Symposium.
John McGregor – Deputy Director for EVM, Performance Assessments and Root Cause Analyses (PARCA) Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition. John will be offering a presentation on IPMR2 and collaboration.
Gordon Kranz– President of Enlightened Integrated Program Management will give his insights into aligning technical requirements with performance metrics.
Engineering and Performance Management
- IMS for Engineering and Design
- System Engineering and program Assessment Reporting
- Portfolio Management and Business Integration, DCMA
- Aligning Technical Requirements with Agile Development
EVM/Cost Management and Best Practices
- Agile and EVM – Program Manager’s Guide
- EVM Industry Trends
- EVM requirement without the FAR/DFAR clause
- EIA 748 Guidelines Compliance Matrix
Keynote Speakers – Thursday August 23
Karen Richey– Assistant Director for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA). Karen will review the GOA Scheduling Best Practices Guide.
Melvin Franks– Chief Project Management Policy and Systems at the Department of Energy. Melvin will give his insights in Using Data Driven Metrics for self-governance and continuous improvement.
Laura Bier-Managing Director of PLAN+WRITE+TRAIN+SOLVE will give her insights on coaching CAM’s to maximize potential.
Engaging Project Teams
- Who are the next EVM Leaders?
- VAR Analysis and Best Practices
- Simplifying the WBS for effective Project Execution
- Managing Change in the Project Schedule
Data Driven Metrics
- How to prepare for a DOE Contractor EVMS Certification
- Using your EVMS for Complete Project Analysis
- IPMR2 (part one) Electronic Data Requirements
- IPMR2 (part two) Improving Surveillance by using Data Driven Metrics
Networking is scheduled across the two days and offers a chance to form new contacts with delegates and industry experts, discuss new emerging trends and problem solve issues.
Vendors will be on hand demonstrating their products. All vendors have been carefully selected so that their products are compatible to the Symposium.
Registration for this event is through the Federal Publications Seminars website. Passes for EVMP Symposium are either standard or premium. Premium passes allow an individual access to FPS online for one year. This includes webinars and webinar series, covering everything from foundation education to hot topics and emerging issues.
- Standard full conference pass costs $995.00
- Premium full conference pass costs $1290.00
- A Standard one-day conference pass costs $525.00
- A Premium one-day conference pass costs $820.00
This popular Symposium grows from strength to strength with attendance up by 40% in 2017. This event is for all Project Professionals who have an interest in EVM, regardless of whether you are just starting out in the industry or you are advanced in your career. The tracks are all run by industry experts and are designed to engage with delegates and inspire them. Networking is an invaluable tool where delegates can share best practices and make friends which can last long after this event has ended.