The Project Management Institute (PMI) are holding their PMI EMEA Global Congress from May 13-15 in Dublin. The PMI is the leading project management organization, which helps members with their professional development and project management career. This congress is aimed at Project, Program and Portfolio Managers.
PMI EMEA Global Congress will be held at the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) a purpose built state of the art conference centre.
Convention Centre Dublin (CCD)
North Wall Quay
This years PMI EMEA Global Congress are offering three keynote speakers, educational tracks designed around the PMI Talent Triangle™ of Leadership Skills, Strategic Business Management skills and Technical skills where delegates can gain PDU’s, Networking, an Exhibiting Hall and SeminarsWorld.
Jamil Quereshi is a Performance Coach and Psychologist who has gained his knowledge of optimizing human potential from his experience in working with top performers in the world of sport and business. In 2006, he was appointed the first-ever official golf psychologist to the European Ryder Cup team, which resulted in the team winning. He has also worked successfully with English Premiership football clubs, Formula 1 racing drivers, England cricketers, fighter pilots and medical teams. Jamil has developed and delivered management and leadership programmes for Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard, Emirates Airlines, Serco, Orange, and Royal Bank of Scotland. In his keynote address ‘The Disruptive Leader’ Jamil will offer his insights on how teams can fulfil their potential by orchestrating change and performance programs.
Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, MBE is one of Britain’s well known space scientists and the co-presenter of The Sky at Night. Maggie is Director of Science Innovation Ltd and her company works to engage and share her passion for space and science with people across the world. Maggie is also an inventor and has created numerous bespoke scientific tools and instruments which have been used for optical work on the James Webb space telescope. In her keynote address ‘Reach for the Stars’ Maggie will offer her insights on motivation.
Ben Saunders is an inspirational Polar Explorer and passionate about the great outdoors. He spent four months walking and climbing in the Nepalese Himalayas at the age of 19. Ben is a Global Brand Ambassador for Land Rover, an Ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, a Patron of the British Schools Exploring Society and a Fellow of the British American Project. In his keynote ‘Turning Ideas into Action’ Ben will offer his insights on goal setting, teamwork, success, failure, risk-taking, overcoming adversity, dealing with change, and achieving what we set out to achieve, no matter how steep the odds.
These are streamed around the PMI Talent Triangle.
Adrian Mulvanerty, PMP is a global Transformation Program Manager at Schneider Electric working in the global supply chain industry in project, program, change and portfolio management. Adrian will present a track ‘Leading Change Adoption at a glance’ Change management and communications are core capabilities of the enterprise PMO (EPMO), and it’s up to project and program managers to embrace the competencies of change management. Adrian will offer his insights on change adoption explaining why it is important for project management. Adrian will identify the tools that a project manager can use to enable change adoption.
Jordi Teixido, PMP is a senior consultant for Kion and teaches project management to postgraduate students in Barcelona. Jordi will present a track ‘Why Women are better Project Managers than Men’ Jordi will challenge thoughts on the future of the project management in the 21st Century. Jordi will hypothesize on what skills and approaches are best for running complex and challenging projects in the 21st Century, and how ‘traditionally considered’ female values are better for managing projects and integrating different cultures and expectations, whilst keeping an atmosphere of collaboration and the contentment of egos. Jordi will offer his insights on identifying key skills and characteristics of the new project manager for the 21st century. Jordi will also describe the new threats and opportunities when managing teams with a ‘female’ style and approach.
Nader Rad, PMI-ACP, PMP is a project management author and has written over 40 books as well as several e-learning courses. Nader is also an official reviewer for PRINCE2 and PRINCE2 Agile. In his interactive track ‘Five Examples of Analytical Thinking in Project Management’ Nader will look at five similar patterns and five fallacies which are very common in project management. Nader will offer insights on how to react properly when there is a risk at falling victim to one of these fallacies.
Strategic Business Management Skills
Priya Patra, PMP is a program manager for Capgemini Technology Services India Ltd. Priya is a respected international speaker and blogger on IoT, Agile and Project Management. In Priya’s track ‘Project Mangers get your ‘Game On’ to usher success’ she will explore how digital transformation is transforming business. Gamification is the use of design concepts from games to help people find personal connections to a real-world setting. Priya will offer her insights into how project managers can use gamification to usher project success and accelerate digital transformation. Priya will discuss the goals and challenges of digital transformation and how gamification can address them. Priya will also formulate a strategy to apply gamification techniques for project success in this era of digital disruption.
Satinder Baweja, CEO Milestone Consultants and Lori Vidak Marketing Director for Milestones Consultants will both present a track ‘Designing a Project Management Office that works: The next generation PMO’
In this interactive track Satinder and Lori will offer the tools to build a directive PMO which offers support to Project managers and project teams to improve outcomes. Satinder and Lori offer their insights on by adapting elements of the different PMO styles within their project management teams a directive PMO can be built and at the same time the next generation of project leaders will be groomed in order to sustain growth toward PMO maturity.
David Dye is President of Let’s Grow Leaders and Karin Hurt is CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders. Both David and Karin are international keynote speakers and authors. They work leading teams, building organizations and working with boards of directors to transform their effectiveness. Both Karin and David will present a track ‘How Can We? How Great Leaders Foster Innovation and Problem Solving’ Leaders would like to build more creative and solutions-orientated teams. David and Karin will give their insights on the causes of FOSU (fear of speaking up) demonstrating how this can be turned around so that fear and frustration can become innovation. Karin and David will identify proven techniques for fostering micro-innovations and problem solving in their teams and build a practical plan for inspiring and cultivating solutions-thinking and best practice sharing.
Laura Sim is Vice President of Portfolio Management at Taleo Project Services Inc. Laura has over 20 years’ experience as a management consultant working as a project manager, program manager and finally becoming an executive leader of portfolios. Laura’s track ‘Project Portfolio Roadmap designing’ will look at the challenges in building an effective portfolio which executive leaders can connect with. Laura will use this interactive track to build a portfolio roadmap using a case study. Laura will offer her insights on how portfolio structure can be used to design strategic programs with tactical projects and explain ready-to-apply techniques in building a project portfolio roadmap.
Denis Vukosav, PMP is the Assistant Vice President of Project Management for State Street International. Denis manages teams across different countries and is responsible for project, program and portfolio governance, assuring delivery of select strategic initiatives. Denis will present a track ‘Design thinking to improve your agile process’ Denis will offer an introduction to design thinking by describing the benefits of design thinking in an agile organization. Denis will offer his insights in identifying ways to apply design thinking in an agile Project Management process.
Myles Miller, PMP is CEO and founder of LeadUP and has over 30 years’ experience in multiple industries including retail, defense, state and federal governments. Myles will present a track ‘So, you think you are a problem solver?’ Project managers are expected to be problem solvers, but often they go with the first idea which is not always the best option. Myles will share and explore what is not considered to be problem solving. Myles will offer his insights into identifying problem solving techniques that may be used anywhere, anytime.
Geographical networking is scheduled throughout the congress. This is an opportunity to make acquaintances with other delegates’ and discuss best practices.
Vendors will offer hands on demonstrations of their products as well as trouble shooting and offering advice on best practices.
SeminarsWorld will run post congress on May 16 and 17. These two day courses are designed for delegates who want to gain a deeper understanding of a particular topic. The topics are built around the PMI Triangle and offer extra PDU’s. Topics available include:
- Mastering Scope Management
- Managing Difficult Stakeholders
- Aligning the Organization through Portfolio Management
- Leading Strategic Initiatives (Program Management)
PMI EMEA Global Congress Registration Details
- Full Congress PMI member $1541.30
- Full Congress non-member $1665.70
- Student Full Congress $617.00
- Government Rate $1324.00
- SeminarsWorld (2 Days) & Full Congress $2951.00
We reviewed two top hotels in close proximity to the Convention Centre Dublin, The Gibson Hotel and the Clayton Hotel.
The Gibson Hotel
The Gibson Hotel is a four star hotel situated 0.4miles from the Convention Centre. It is modern, yet comfortable and very spacious. The staff are friendly, responsive and happy. The Luas (a tram line) will take you to the city center in less than 10 minutes where there is a bustling night life, with shops, cafes bars and restaurants open until late. The Luas stop is right outside the hotel. A two-night stay costs $470.92
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
The Clayton Hotel is a four star hotel situated 0.1mile from the Convention Centre. Clayton Hotel is an award winning hotel. It is a seven story, contemporary landmark building off Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in the Dublin Docklands, a stone’s throw from the city center. The rooms are spacious and the beds are comfortable. A two-night stay costs $443.65
PMI EMEA Global Congress Summary
PMI EMEA Congress isn’t industry specific, therefore it attracts a vast range of different industries. Members personal development is paramount to PMI and one of the core beliefs is its’ PMI Talent Triangle.
This event is open to everyone who has an interest in program and project management regardless of expertise. Whether you are a beginner, middle management or senior management, the PMI EMEA Conference will have something to offer you.
The PMI EMEA Global Congress attracts different branches from around the world, which is why they have arranged geographical networking. This allows members to make contacts close to their locality and meet up at branch meetings and events throughout the year.
PMI are registered marks and The PMI Talent Triangle is a service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.