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9-11 May 2016, Barcelona, Spain

PMI® Global Congress 2016—EMEA

 

EMEA Congress Programme Overview

From inspirational keynotes to peer-driven content, PMI EMEA congress brings together hundreds of professionals from over 70 countries to share trends, best practises and new ideas to  help advance the practise and profession of project, programme, and portfolio management.

18+ PDUs can be earned from congress education and keynote sessions. Plus, earn an additional 14 PDUs with a 2-day topic-intensive SeminarsWorld® seminar. Explore the agenda below then register for the event that takes your leadership, strategic, and technical skills to the next level.

Agenda at a Glance

Monday, 9 May | Congress Day 1
7.30 - 17.30  Badge Pick-Up and On-Site Registration, Morning Coffee
9.00 - 10.30  Opening Keynote: Isabel Aguilera
10.30 Exhibits Open
11.00 - 12.15 Education Sessions
12.15 - 13.00  Seated Luncheon
13.00 - 13.30  Dessert Reception in Exhibition Area 
13.30 - 14.45  Education Sessions
14.45 - 15.15 Break in Exhibition Area
15.15 - 16.30 Education Sessions 
16.30 - 17.30  Cocktail Reception in Exhibition Area
17.30  Optional Networking Tours

 

Tuesday, 10 May | Congress Day 2
7.30 - 18.30 Badge Pick-Up and On-Site Registration 
8.00 Exhibits Open, Morning Coffee
9.00 - 10.15  Education Sessions
10.15 - 10.45 Break in Exhibition Area
10.45 - 12.00  Education Sessions
12.00 - 12.45  Seated Luncheon 
12.45 - 13.15  Dessert Reception in Exhibition Area
13.15 - 14.30 Education Sessions
14.45 - 16.00 Education Sessions 
16.15 - 17.15  PMI Salon
17.15 - 18.15  Cocktail Reception in Exhibition Area

 

Wednesday, 11 May | Congress Day 3
7.30 - 17.30  Badge Pick-Up and On-Site Registration 
8.00 Exhibits Open, Morning Coffee
8.30 - 9.45  Education Sessions
10.00 - 11.15 Education Sessions 
11.15 - 11.45  Break in Exhibition Area
11.45 - 13.00  Education Sessions  
13.00 - 13.30  Seated Luncheon
13.30 - 14.00 Dessert Reception in Exhibition Area
14.00 - 15.15 Education Sessions 
15.30 - 17.00  Closing Keynote: Mark Stevenson

 

Thursday, 12 May | SeminarsWorld Day 1
9.00 - 17.00 SeminarsWorld Courses

 

Friday, 13 May | SeminarsWorld Day 2
9.00 - 17.00 SeminarsWorld Courses






Area of Focus Topics

PMT

Portfolio Management

The Portfolio Management track focuses on processes, methods, and technologies to analyse and collectively manage a group of projects, and strategies for managing a group of projects to best achieve an organisation’s goals.

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

ITM

Talent Management

The Talent Management track looks at the impact of low performance on PPPM success, the role of talent in PPPM, how talent drives organisational success, and  techniques and methodologies for developing technical, leadership, and strategic/business management skills.

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

CPX

Managing Complexity

The Managing Complexity track demonstrates the management of complexity in projects and programmes, including methodologies, technology enablers, and the effect on the value chain. 

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

BAR

Business Analysis and Requirements Management

The Business Analysis and Requirements Management track focuses on practises, tools, techniques, and case studies for eliciting, analysing, documenting, prioritising, and managing project requirements, controlling change, communicating with stakeholders and project teams, determining the most effective business analysis approach, and evaluating solution performance.

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

LDR

Leadership Skills

The Leadership track emphasises leadership skills that support the role of the PPM practitioner, including leading teams, coaching, decision making, influencing, giving feedback, and decision making.

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

CHG

Change Management

The Change Management track shows strategies for managing changes within a dynamic environment, maintaining strategy alignment, supporting the organisation to assimilate the impact of change from the implementation of projects and programmes, and change management methodologies.

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

SBM

Strategic Business Management

The Strategic Business Management track models skills that support the role of the PPPM practitioner in implementing organisational objectives and strategy, including strategic planning, negotiation, communication, business acumen, and advanced problem solving. 

See a list of sample presentations and presenters for this topic

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Based on attendee feedback, the following changes have been integrated into the 2016 programme:

  • The choice to build a fully customised agenda or include track sessions and workshops
  • Multiple off-site evening networking opportunities (optional)
  • Seated lunches with topic-based discussions
  • Intermingled exhibit space and sponsor education sessions

 

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