Project management is a constant learning curve and keeping up with the latest technologies and global best practice is essential for any PM that wants to stay at the top of their game. Whether it’s learning more about a particular project management methodology, networking with peers or keeping up to date with advances in project management software, project management conferences are one of the best ways for project managers to stay abreast of what’s happening in their field.
If you’re thinking about attending one or more conference this year, we’ve put together some of the top 2019 project management conferences around the world to put on your schedule.
SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 28-29 March 2019
This is the biggest of Asia’s project management conferences, attended by a range of project management professionals, executives, scholars and practitioners. This year the central theme is “Value Creator, Change Agent, the DNA of PM” and it will seek to highlight how project management can improve business results, economic outlook and industry performance in challenging environments. It will be held at the world-renowned Marina Bay Sands – Expo and Conference Center in this beautiful and vibrant city-state.
Change Management 2019: Orlando, Florida, USA, 28 April-1 May 2019
This year the annual conference of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) is being held in Orlando, Florida, a city where “Change is Universal”. The conference is designed to support change management practitioners’ professional growth and goals – allowing them to choose specific Conference sessions, connect with fellow practitioners and create an experience to enhance their overall expertise.
PMI EMEA Congress 2019: Dublin, Ireland, 13-15 May 2019
One of the biggest 2019 project management conferences, during the three days of the EMEA Congress participants will hear innovative keynote speeches and cutting-edge global perspectives on project management and its evolution. As well as being an excellent chance to network with international peers, it is also an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the major challenges facing the profession. On top of that it’s being held in Dublin, one of the most friendly, exciting and historic of European capitals.
Global Scrum Gathering Austin 2019: Austin, Texas, USA, 20-22 May 2019
Billed as “the most influential conference for the Scrum and Agile community,” this conference will see over 1,000 participants get together to share new ideas, make connections and improve on best practice within the field. The gathering features expert voices and Scrum enthusiasts from around the world, making it an essential learning experience for all Scrum practitioners.
Agile and Beyond: Detroit, Michigan, USA, 30-31 May 2019
The Agile and Beyond conference is a wholly volunteer-driven conference that this year, its sixth, will be taking place in the heart of Detroit. Focused on Agile as a project management methodology, the conference usually hosts over 100 specialist sessions over the two days, giving project managers and Agile enthusiasts in general a huge opportunity to improve their knowledge and understanding of the field.
PMO Conference 2019: London, UK, 13 June 2019
The PMO Conference 2019 is being held in London and is carefully designed to bring maximum benefit to PMO practitioners. Focused specifically on portfolio, programme and project offices, the conference, through expert speakers and a dedicated PMO exhibition, will guide participants through new thinking and global standards.
Digital PM Summit: Orlando, Florida, USA, 20-22 October 2019
The Digital PM Summit, this year being held in the Sunshine State, is the Bureau of Digital’s most successful event, forming the cornerstone of its “Building Community” mission. Topics at the conference will help you keep your projects moving, clients happy, teams engaged and budgets intact. As well, of course, as being an excellent opportunity to meet and share experiences with others in the field.