The Earned Value Management Practitioners Symposium (EVMP Symposium) are holding their annual forum over two days, on October 9-10. In its’ ninth year, the EVMP Symposium 2019 is held in association with Federal Publication Seminars (FPS) and is going from strength to strength. EVMP is organized by EVM application users to share best practices and help like-minded practitioners become more effective in their use of EVM tools, analysis, and reporting.
The EVMP Symposium 2019 will be held at the University of Virginia Darden Conference Center.
UVA Darden Conference Center
1100 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington (Rosslyn), VA 22209
The format of the EVMP Symposium 2019 will be Keynote speakers, Tracks and Networking over two days.
Wednesday, October 9
John McGregor is Deputy Director of Earned Value Management (EVM) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions (ASDA). John will discuss the Current Trends in DoD Integrated Program Management.
Jim Duffy, PMP from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and Ms. Andrea Nibert from Leidos will both present ‘A NDIA Guide for Integrating Agile and EVM.’ Both Jim and Andrea will offer their insights for development methods and best practices for Agile and EVM. They will also offer an NDIA Agile overview discussion.
Integrating Systems Engineering and Project Controls
- Systems engineering product decomposition and development of a product based WBS
- Systems engineering ‘V’ and how it creates the framework for an effective PMB
- Evolving product definition through systems engineering
- Review processes and rolling wave planning
Using Schedule Sensitivity Analysis – Communicating risks that impact estimates to complete
Implementing and Using Earned Schedule – at Idaho National Laboratory
EVM for Enterprise solutions and system integration
- Planning and Scheduling
- Integrating agile development methods with the integrated master schedule (IMS)
- Agile & EVM
- Measuring progress for Agile projects
- Agile performance metrics
Thursday, October 10
Melvin Frank is Director of Project Controls in the Department of Energy of Project Management. Melvin will offer a presentation on the DOE’s implementation of EVMS data metrics. Melvin will offer his insights on these data-driven metrics and project assessment and reporting system known as PARS.
Patrick Moylan PMP is Director of Operations, DHS Science and Technology. Patrick will offer a presentation on Integrated Program Management for Service Contracts.
Schedule Analysis Tools – A Comparison and their impact on the Alignment and Integration of an Effective Performance Measurement Program
Forecasting Processes and Methods – Helping CAMS Identify forecast issues and developing estimates to complete.
Project Controls and Schedule Hacks
Using Excel for Resource Loading the Project Schedule
Variance Analysis Process and Metrics – Helping CAMS with analysis and writing VARs
EVM for the New Project Control Analyst
- EVMS Implementation
- Developing a baseline
- Cost and schedule integration
- VAR analysis
- Managing change
Networking is scheduled after each track and offers delegates a chance to create new contacts with like-minded peers and industry experts to discuss new emerging trends and best practices as well as problem-solving.
Registration for this event is via the Federal Publications Seminars website. Passes for EVMP Symposium are either standard or premium. Premium passes allow individuals access to FPS online for one year. This includes webinars and webinar series, covering everything from foundation education to hot topics and emerging issues.
- A Standard pass costs $1,095.00
- A Premium pass costs $1,490.00
This popular symposium is aimed at all Project Professionals who have an interest in EVM regardless of their career progression. This is because the EVMP Symposium 2019 is committed to helping attendees improve their skills and their organizations’ processes for project controls. All the tracks are run by industry experts and are designed to inspire delegates. Networking is an invaluable tool where colleagues can meet and share best practices.