As part of its 50 years celebrations, the Association for Project Management (APM) will hold its annual conference, APM Power of Projects 2022, on June 9 at Park Plaza London Riverbank. This year, the themes of APM will be leadership, sustainability, and diversity. This one-day event is for all project professionals regardless of experience, with most industries represented. Power of Projects 2022, will include a keynote speaker, tracks, and networking.
Park Plaza Riverbank
18 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TJ
Professor Catherine Green OBE, a biologist, was the Manufacturing Lead of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine, during the Covid pandemic.
In her keynote address, Catherine will discuss the integral role that she and her team played in the development of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine 2020. Catherine will offer her insights on the motivation, agility, collaboration, and resilience the team faced whilst clinical trials of the vaccine took place on a global stage.
Tracks will be divided into the key themes of leadership, sustainability, and diversity. Tracks will range from panel discussions and workshops to interactive sessions.
Ellie Orton OBE is CEO, of NHS Charities Together.
Ellie was responsible for raising £100m in six weeks during the Covid19 appeal in 2020, supporting 236 NHS charities in the UK. Ellie will offer her insights on ‘Leading through the storm: Leadership skills project managers need to navigate challenges in high-pressure situations’. Ellie will draw on her recent experiences to discuss how project leadership skills are more important than ever. Ellie will also discuss thought leadership skills, and how project managers can succeed in leading a team through adverse situations to success.
Carole Osterweil is a transformation coach and author of APM’s book, ‘Neuroscience for Project Success’. In an interactive track of the same name (Neuroscience for Project Success) Carole will offer insights from her book.
Carole will discuss how the human brain works and how this knowledge can help your projects and your decision-making.
Graham Winch is a Professor of Project Management and Eunice Maytorena-Sanchez is a Senior Lecturer in Project Management, Alliance Manchester Business School.
Graham and Eunice will run an interactive workshop, ‘Strategic project organizing’.
Based upon their forthcoming book of the same name (Strategic project organizing) Graham and Eunice will offer their insights on leadership self-assessment.
Rob Leslie -Carter, Director at Arup. Natalya Sergeeva Associate Professor at the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, UCL. Natalya’s research includes how leaders value sustainability, innovate and look after the health and well-being of individuals and corporate branding. Paraic Mcloughney is Deputy Project Manager on an offshore wind farm development in the Irish Sea, aiming to provide renewable energy to 3.4 million British homes.
Rob, Natalya, and Páraic will host a panel discussion, ‘Delivering Sustainability.’ The role of the Project Manager is changing with evidence showing that projects delivered needing to address sustainability at its’ core. Social, economic, and environmental factors all have to be considered. Rob, Natalya, and Páraic, in this interactive panel discussion, will offer their insights on the challenges that project managers face with sustainability and how they approach them.
Teri Okoro, Founder, and Director, TOCA. Yetunde Adeshile, Founder and CEO, The Next Chosen Generation.
Teri and Yetunde will facilitate a round table where delegates can select one of the following three themes and have an in-depth discussion looking to resolve the question:
- What is the project leader’s responsibility for team mental health?
- How can project managers encourage diversity and embed the benefits across the team and project journey?
- What strategies are available to project leaders to build a culture of collaboration and interdependence?
Debbie Lewis is chair of the board APM. Darren Dalcher is Professor in Strategic Project Management, at Lancaster University Management. Karen Elson is Knowledge Director at Co.Cre8, working on major projects including HS2, House of Parliament Restoration, and Crossrail.
As part of APM’s 50th anniversary, Debbie, Darren, and Karen will hold a panel discussion on ‘Projects for a better future.’ APM’s fifty projects for a better future display the public value that can be achieved with successful project delivery. The panel will offer their insights on our perception of project success and how it is measured from societal benefits.
Networking will be available after each track and over lunch. This offers colleagues and friends an ideal opportunity to discuss new emerging practices as well as problem-solving.
Below are the registration fees:
- Corporate partner employee £361.00
- Member £283.00
- Non-member £425.00
The APM Power of Projects 2022, is suitable for all project and program professionals.
Project Management progression can be achieved in careers through the APM’s qualifications, which can be accredited at this event.
The APM Power of Projects 2022 conference will be full of experienced influential speakers who will offer delegates insights into best practices achieved through their projects. Networking at this event is valuable for making and retaining contacts long after the event has finished.