The World's Largest FREE Online Conference on
Project Management Offices
16 - 20 December 2019

A Five-day conference, 24 hours a day

The first non-stop global PMO conference.


Practitioners and Experts from around the world sharing ideas and new perspectives.


All sessions available for free for 5 days.


Dozens of countries represented by their most prominent professionals.


World-class sessions selected by the members of our global community of PMOs.


Learn from the experience and knowledge shared by our PMO global community.

Our Conference Speakers


Day 1
16 Dec 2019
Day 2
17 Dec 2019
Day 3
18 Dec 2019
Day 4
19 Dec 2019
Day 5
20 Dec 2019

Analyzing and Developing Remedies for the Main Competences of Your PMO Team

In this session, the audience will realize the most important PMO team members competencies as they are set of knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to achieve the success of your...
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Mohamed Naser 🇪🇬

The Importance of PMO to Support the Board in Digital Transformation

In this 30-minute session, we aim to briefly explain how the PMO can support top organization in digital transformation. The word digital transformation is the word of the moment, but...
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Alexandre de Lima Lopes 🇧🇷

Agile PMO – Benefits and Value

PMO which is a key driver to manage portfolio of projects to ensure the success is achieved by following PM Governance, Process and Procedure. These process and procedures are established...
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Sridhar Kethandapatti 🇨🇦

The Rise and Fall of the PMO

In this session, the audience will get to understand the factors that made many PMOs fail and only a few succeed. It will focus on the critical success factors of...
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Bayhas Al Sawady 🇸🇾

Strategic Roadmap Bridge to PMO Governance

Traditionally, there is tunnel vision or sacred cows between the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Business Unit, and PMO Governance because of the silo mentality; by syncing the shared strategic vision...
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Dennis Wiggins 🇺🇸

Hybrid Project Management approach applied in startups environment

In this session the audience will see how hybrid project management approaches can be used at startups. The speaker will show you the framework she has been working at a...
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Thais Sampaio 🇧🇷

PMO’s – Strategy Execution Vehicles

Main Topics: a. Corporate Strategies and PMO Alignments; b. Strategy Implementation Roadmaps through portfolio planning; c. Execution through effective resource capability & capacity management; d. Strategy Implementation successes and portfolio...
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Ziyanda Mzamo 🇿🇦

PMO of the Future: Maximising the Flow of Valuable Work

In this session the audience will be shown how a PMO can evolve and optimise their value-add by helping teams to focus on flow and giving them tools to identify...
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Kerry Gregory 🇬🇧

X-Ray of the Project Portfolio With Design Thinking

The use of X-rays allows us to obtain images of the body’s insides to view a particular part. The images are intended for observation in order to reach various diagnoses....
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Lourdes Medina 🇻🇪

Lean-Agile PMO: fashion statement or future of PMO?

In this session, audience will get to know about experience of implementation of Lean-Agile PMO in LafargeHolcim Russia: challenge of building a PMO in way of implementation of principles of...
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Ekaterina Rozhkova 🇷🇺

Is the Project Management Office still fit for purpose?

It’s not unusual for PMO to lag behind Project Management evolution; however, it’s now to the point that it is no longer delivering its intended value. Smart organisations understand that...
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Fatimah Abbouchi 🇦🇺

Role and Value of a PMO in WAgile delivery within a complex business environment

In this session, the audience will be able to explore the concept of the “hybrid” delivery approach and understand if this is the optimal way to deliver changes in today’s...
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Shonal Patel 🇬🇧

Project stakeholder engagement: What the PMO should do, could do and mustn’t do in promoting better stakeholder engagement

This session covers: 1. Good practices for the PMO in supporting stakeholder engagement with examples 2. The difference between role-based and agenda-based stakeholders and why it matters 3. What should...
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Louise Worsley 🇿🇦

Connecting the dot: The main steps to reach out high performance in your PMO

The world is changing faster and we need to adapt not just our process, we need to adapt our self and our mindset to rich out our target. Digital transformation...
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Mariela Aranda 🇦🇷

PMO in 5 days

This is first session about PMO main services and functions in establish and operate PMO
Ahmad Hammoud 🇯🇴

PMO trends under a hybrid view

In this session, the audience will a way to avaliate the best practices to apply on your PMO efforts. Main Topics: Reference: using some sources for Benchmarking, Top Drivers and...
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Moacyr Blondet 🇧🇷

Importance of PMO in Social Projects

The PMO is a department is vital for any company, and is not only focused to private or public organization. Social project management involves reaching the strategic goals of the organization...
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Bianca Puello 🇩🇴

How value driven projects feeds portfolio strategy

In this session, the audience will be able to understand how a PMO went from governance driven to value delivery driven, and specially how the use of financial results, qualitative...
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Rodrigo Carvalho 🇧🇷
Marcelo Domingues 🇧🇷

Upgrade Your PMO Using Business Intelligence Tools

In this session, we will present how we utilized some of the Business Intelligence tools to upgrade and optimize our PMO functions, through two parts: I. Part One –IRiS Dashboards:...
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Thaer Al-Athamneh 🇯🇴

The Self-Aware Project Leader

In this session the audience will discover the tops reasons why developing EQ today is a strategic necessity for PMs, discover how to determine your level of EQ, review the...
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Naomi Caietti 🇺🇸

PMO Hybrid successfully led from strategy to execution

In this session, the audience will understand how PMO Hybrid we can successfully led from strategy (a conceptual vision) to execution (a conceptual operational vision) Main Topics: Main Strategy PMO...
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Leonardo Reyes 🇪🇸

PMO Practices for Cloud Managed Service Program

In this session, the audience will be briefed about the cloud Managed service Program from the process and program point of view, and how the PMO practices can propose value...
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Minaketan Dash 🇮🇳

Operational Excellence through PMO

In this session I would like to explain how the different services of PMO will help the companies to improve their operational execution, not only of projects, but also of...
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Outi Nystrom 🇫🇮

Building PMO: lessons learned or how to reach the goal

In this session, I will critically analyze all the experience of how we did our PMO. What was done correctly, what could be done better, major steps and outcomes. The...
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Maksim Grinevich 🇧🇾

PMO for the Smart Cities, the next step

The audience will be able to understand the approach of the projects applied in a smart city, how to manage these projects and how a PMO inside the municipal government...
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Jonathan Zerpa 🇵🇪

Thinking outside the triangle: Project Management Bricolage

Adopting a clearly defined methodology to manage a project is not just usual but also rightly considered to be a best practice. However, blindly applying a best practice or a...
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Marisa Silva 🇵🇹

PMO as a way of delivering company’s strategy

In this session the audience will see an approach of how to set up a strategic PMO, including positioning the PMO into the organization’s hierarchy, how to define the PMO...
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Anderson Veronezi 🇧🇷

Benefits realisation management and the PMO – trends and challenges

In this session the audience will start by watching an overview on benefits realisation management (BRM) best practices that is going to be compared with a list of BRM practices...
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Carlos Serra 🇬🇧

PMO in consulting companies: Ruling Chaos

In this session the audience will find the keys to set up and run a PMO in a Consulting company. Typically Consulting companies face very varied work environments when they...
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Hector Vega 🇪🇸

Agility versus Traditional Project Management: which is better

Agility is now common. Project management had to adapt, as IT projects become adopting agile practices in recent years. In many cases, traditional project management and agility are still seen...
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Wassim Bouaziz 🇹🇳

PMO, a way to the transformation of the Argentine congress

In this session, the audience will learn about the experience of developing and implementing good practices for project management in the argentine parliament, specifically in the Chamber of Deputies of...
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Paloma Martín 🇦🇷

The Importance of the Project Management Office (PMO) in Government Organizations (Challenges and Opportunities)

It is not possible to talk about effective project management without talking about the clarity of the strategy and objectives; the strategy is the road map that will move you...
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Osama A. Tumi 🇱🇾

EPMO: Putting the pieces together as a true game changer!

One of the greatest challenges in regards to implementing a successful PMO, is being able to deal with continuous change(s). The determination of what and how, can be improved, but...
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Harris Apostolopoulos 🇬🇷

The role of PMO during the organizational change management

Learn the role played by PMO when there We live in a constant and accelerated change era. To succeed , organizations need to learn how to adapt and transform the...
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Habsatou Nadia 🇨🇲

The commercial importance of the PMO’s role and how this is changing with new technology and business pressures

Often PMOs discussions are presented divorced from the commercial and business realities that they operate and indeed drive. Of the £2bn over-run on Crossrail there was £900m+ of contractor claims...
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Sachin Melwani 🇬🇧

The reality of PMO in Japan

As the PMO study group in the PMI Japan branch, we are conducting PMO dissemination and case studies about PMO activity in Japan. In 2009, the PMI Japan branch published the book...
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Masahito Nishihara 🇯🇵
Tomohisa Shidara 🇯🇵

Transformation from a Traditional PMO to a Business driven PMO

In this session, the audience will be able to get tricks of the trade to understand the requirements of a PMO in todays world. Main Topics: Approach Measurements Stakeholders Tools...
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Asif Virani 🇮🇳

Setting up a PMO From Scratch – The First 100 Days

The first 100 days for any leader entering office marks a major milestone. He/she is judged on the performance during that period and the opinion set during that time persists...
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Hussain Bandukwala 🇨🇦

“Individuals and Interactions Over Processes and Tools”, how to lead the change

Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools is the first value of the Agile Manifesto. Nowadays, many organizations running digital transformation programs are trying to implement agile ways of working...
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Ricardo Sastre Martín 🇪🇸

The PMO that Challenges Status Quo

In this session, the audience will firstly understand how a traditional PMO is being run vs the new AGILE ways of running a PMO balancing res tapes, processes and procedures...
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Christopher Martin 🇲🇾

Implementation of the BRF Corporate PMO with the use of the PMO Value Ring – Case Study

In this session, the audience will learn about the application of the PMO Value Ring methodology at BRF, which justified the implementation of the Corporate PMO, connecting 25 existing company...
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Claudio Boros 🇧🇷

How to increase success in your PMO, applying Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) in construction project

In this session, the attendees will know one of the best tools for Engineering and Construction projects. PDRI (acronym to Project Definition Rating Index) is the research result developed by...
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Eduardo Fernandini 🇻🇪

The PMO as the Agile Transformation Agent

In this session the audience will be presented to a case study showing how a traditional organization in Brazil structured a PMO using the PMO Value Ring methodology and elected...
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Giovanni Giazzon 🇧🇷

Personal Agility Light House™ Model for PMOs

Personal Agility is the future skill of a leader in most innovative companies. This is the future for you! You need to start from yourself in order to change the...
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Raji Sivaraman 🇸🇬
Michal Raczka 🇵🇱

How to make your PMO increasingly valued by your company

How many times have you had the feeling that you are doing your best to implement good project management practices in your company, and despite all your efforts, few people...
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Americo Pinto 🇧🇷

Top 5 PMO Challenges in Indonesia

Defining PMO Challenges in Indonesia, The audience will get the inspiration of how PMO developed in Indonesia. Main Topics: PMO People in Indonesia, the background, community, industry Unclear positioning, function,...
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Novelly Nursavitri 🇮🇩
Akbar Azwir 🇵🇱

Setting up a Transformation Programme Office

Transformation programmes continue to fail to meet their objectives and deliver the expected value, despite the reasons being well documented in various project management surveys and literature. As transformation is...
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Marlene Young 🇿🇦
Dalene Grobler 🇿🇦

The (unexpected) pivotal role of the PMO in an Agile transition

In this session the audience will learn about the role of the PMO when an organisation embarks on an Agile transition. By first exploring the soul of the PMO we...
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Remco te Winkel 🇳🇱

Saving Troubled Programs

Many a times a program manager is handed the reins of an initiative that is either behind schedule, rife with issues and a few more issues typically because organisations underestimate...
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Anand VijayaKumar 🇸🇬

Role of Agile PMO & Leadership for Enterprise wide Agility

Get an insight how setting up an Agile PMO will help in smooth execution of newer and existing engagements in Agile delivery model and help delivery teams to learn and...
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Gaurav Dhooper 🇮🇳

PMO Analysts in a lean-agile product-led world

In this session, you will be taken on a case study which explores how the skills and role of a traditional PMO analyst have changed during a company transformation from...
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Leigh Duggan 🇦🇺

Bridging the strategy-to-execution gap: the PMO at the heart of Success

When asked why strategy fails, a majority of leaders point to poor execution rather than formulation. While only half of all strategy initiatives meet the expectations of business leaders, chances...
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Frederic Casagrande 🇫🇷

How to Build a Strategic PMO From Structure to Methodology. Case of Brazilian Army Project Office – EPEx

The public will learn about how was formed a PMO that manages the development of missiles, radars, armored families and rocket launchers. It has in its production chain partnerships with...
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Antonio Henrique Duarte 🇧🇷

How to be a good project manager: Best advice from 30 top influencers in Project Management

As a project manager, I have always followed some of the best project management professionals in the world through social media to learn and improve my hard and soft skills....
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Rogerio Manso 🇨🇦

Taking your PMO to the Future of Work Management

In this session, the audience will discover how PMO’s can get better visibility of their portfolios, improve resource management, enhance governance and automate reporting through through the Microsoft Office 365...
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Baz Khinda 🇬🇧

Launching PMO in a digital environment

In this session, the audience will understand the steps that we have executed into launching the PMO, the deviations against the original plan, the obstacles that we encountered and some...
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Liviu Petre 🇷🇴

Main Blocking and Enabling Factors in the Introduction of a PPM System

During this session they will be presented the most important aspects that influence the introduction of a Project Portfolio Management system within a Company or a Company area. On the...
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Maurizio Ciraolo 🇮🇹

Why Program MGMT is an Important Part of Strategy Execution

The project management offices had a strong influence on business operations worldwide. Thanks to the onset of the digital transformation era, it has been a busy year for every PMO....
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Nazia Kulsoom 🇵🇰

Geographically distributed project portfolio financial management and governance – Case study

The session will cover a real case scenario and will present evolvement of tools and techniques for financial management of large portfolio of projects. The session will start from presenter’s...
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Marek Rudnicki 🇵🇱

Investment in Project Managers and Capability

Project delivery is only as good as the people doing the delivering. We think the trend towards building capability through people is going to continue.
Ashraf Hamdan 🇹🇷

The End of Strategy: A Tragedy in Three Acts

An excellent transformation strategy can fail because of the complexity of the environment, the organizational culture and, especially, the indicators established to evaluate people’s performance, after all, they are still...
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Gino Terentim 🇧🇷

Will the PMO survive in an agile world?

In this session the audience will get an overview of a possible transition of organizations who are introducing the agile way of working. Starting with a traditional project setup using...
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Henny Portman 🇳🇱

PMO as the Strategy Execution ARM

In this session the audient will learn more about positioning the PMO to play a crucial role in achieving the organization’s strategy. In this increasingly complex world with change as...
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Jess Tayel 🇦🇺

How Artificial Intelligence could transform PMO and Project Management

AI is one of the hottest topics for organisations. At the same time, it is really important to understand what the real trends are and how a PMO could benefit...
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Jose Luis Prieto 🇪🇸

PMO and Operational Excellence Another trends or a new disruptive model for PMOs

In this session, the audience will get a insight on the new business requirements and the new structure that is dictated from a PMO. New agile ways of working are...
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Nicolas Tzouanos 🇺🇸

Agile Assurance in traditional environments

In this session the audience will see a case study around how we implemented project assurance on agile projects along side assurance for waterfall projects in a governance heavy organisation....
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Louise Gardner 🇦🇺

Change Management Tips for lasting transformations

Many projects generate transformations. A new system will change processes, concepts and behaviors. Merging companies and corporate restructurations implies deep changes. Digital transformations implies adoption of new techonlogies to change...
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Luis Cáceres 🇧🇷

Metrics for PMO

In my presentation I will show the framework, toolset and approaches that are widely used in SoftServe to monitor and control more than 500 projects, assess risks related to the...
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Roman Reznikov 🇺🇦

Business Agile: Driving a new way of working through the PMO

Business transformation is a high priority in today’s corporate landscape – a fact that the C-Suite is well aware of. But once executives have decided to implement some type of...
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Peter Taylor 🇬🇧

Benefit Management: Realising the value of your Projects and PMO

Participants will have an insight into having effective Benefits Management, get familiar with various aspects to be considered and how the value of the projects and PMO itself can be...
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Shashank Kumar 🇴🇲

PMO and OKRs, objectives and key results to agile deliver value!

In this session, the audience will learn how to use OKR and metrics to reach agile results and deliver value through PMO.
Marcelo Silva 🇧🇷

Project Management success is about manage people not objectives

Here the audience will receive the point of view on getting more human at the time we manage a project or PMO. Using the frameworks we know and having in...
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Alvaro Martinez Sanchez 🇲🇽

The PMO value drives for Non-profit organizations – a Case study about the United Nations

In this session, I will provide a holistic view of the PMO implementation, challenges and maturity in the non-profit organization (e.g. local NGOs, international NGOs and United Nations firms) and...
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Ahmed El-Kurd 🇵🇸

PMO Engineering to Accelerate the Economy

An PMO transfer energy to the companies to increase a better ROI for different projects that support operational activities. The structure of the PMO include the balance use of resources...
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Ernesto Olivares Mena 🇳🇮

An Agile practical experience with big distributed teams in the UAT project phase in compliance with the PMO rules

Learning from a real success case study how an innovative and challenging test strategy and planning was built and adopted in both perspectives program management and PMO management. Moreover, will...
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Valerio Fernandes Del Maschi 🇧🇷

The Purpose Driven PMO, Empowering Resources to Deliver Results

Learn what is a Purpose Driven PMO and how to implement within your organization. The audience will understand the Power of Purpose and how to use Purpose to enable your...
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Joe Pusz 🇺🇸

PMO Success in Challenged Environment

The session focuses on real experiment about how to make your PMO success in challenged environment that is not aware of project management culture and does not know the role...
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Muataz Elbargathi 🇱🇾

Beyond Acceptance Criteria — How to with Project Success Scorecards

In this session, the audience will discover how to re-frame the go live process in projects by using project success scorecards to engage stakeholders in ways that go beyond the...
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Stacey Cellier 🇺🇸

The PMO of the Future. Trends, Methodologies and Tools

In this lecture, you will learn about PM and PMO trends, new methodologies and organizational changes powered by digital transformation. Through real case studies, we are going to discuss the...
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Mario Trentim 🇧🇷

PMO as Business Partner in Start Up company

PMO is an important body in a company, no matter the scale of the company. But unfortunately, some PMO functions are seen as an administrative body with strict and tight...
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Astri Indriani 🇮🇩

Agile PMO – A New Approach for PMOs via Agile Management Office

Increasingly, traditional Project Management Office (PMO) models are being questioned about their ability to cope with new organizational environments. Thus, this session proposes to present a new implementation and management...
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Júnior Rodrigues 🇧🇷

What are the four principles of fight and how can we use them in leadership?

In this opportunity, we will see how the philosophical thinking and practice the Karate Martial Art can contribute to the leadership and how these principles can be used outside of...
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Leandro da Rosa 🇧🇷

Implementing Value Ring methodology combined with company M&P – A case study in a Telecommunications Company

You will learns in how to implement PMO Value Ring in a Telecommunicaiton Company taking in consideration the following dimensions: – Project Manager Soft Skills – Financial Assesment – Lessons...
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Nelson Rosamilha 🇧🇷

The importance of basics, RIAD

In this session, the audience will be taken through the importance of the basic project management fundamental of RIAD management. In a world where Agile is king and waterfall has...
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George Astling 🇺🇸

Using an Agile Mindset in Manufacturing Projects

The manufacturing industry, independently of the product, is always looking for new means to improve processes to achieve business goals and be more competitive. For that reason, there are constantly...
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Vanessa Barrantes 🇨🇷

How PMO initiatives require Effective Change Management for Organizations

This material explains how organizations need effective change management for PMO initiatives to achieve business requirements by start change management plan early to provide solid business case & improve project...
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Yaser Alnajjar 🇵🇸

PMO Digital Transformation. Is your team Involved?

In this session,the audience will learn how to engage their teams in ensuring that they have a successful deployment of a Portfolio Management tool. A Mckinsey & Company report shows...
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Alfred Maina 🇰🇪

Risk Management: Improve the confidence in your PMO

In this session the audience will learn 5 tips on how to improve their current risk management practices to have a better PMO governance and thereby get more confidence from...
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Heberth Campos 🇬🇹

2030 PMO skills we should seek

PMO’s can be described as mature alignments between people, processes and tools, to deliver business value, this well-known triangle is about to change, we will definitely add machines. The digital...
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Yasar Ajlouni 🇯🇴

Portfolio, Program and project management gaps in organizations with agile delivery

In this session, the audience will find the problem that the speaker as a PMO practitioner perceived in her day to day job. The focus of the presentation is to...
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Parastoo Mousavi 🇦🇺

Automotive quality tools in project management – case study

In 1913 Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line inspired by a Chicago slaughterhouse. After spending 11 years in the automotive industry it is no wonder I’ve got inspiration...
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Paulina Augustowska 🇵🇱

Modelling PMOs for Supplier Organizations

An old Italian proverb says that “The world in half to buy and half to sell”(1) and business relationships or better buyer-seller relationships strongly impact the world of project management....
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Maria Cristina Barbero 🇮🇹

Why strategic alignment matters to your organization, your portfolio and your career

In this session, the audience will learn why strategic alignment matters and how to achieve it. The talk is suitable for PMOs who; Struggle with too few resources / too...
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Stuart Easton 🇬🇧

Unlock your PMO potential – Lessons from PMO Global Awards

In this session the audience will learn about common practices and approaches demonstrated by most outstanding PMOs that participated in PMO Global Awards*. In addition, this session covers some tips...
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Mohammed AlAssafi 🇸🇦

PMO in VUCA context – MCA-Niger Development Program Case Study

In this session, the audience will: 1- Understand the challenges of design and implementon of a program management office (PMO) for a complexe development program 2- Identify key elements of...
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Farhad Abdollahyan 🇳🇪
Kamil Agali 🇳🇪

PMO improvements and added value (in Agile)

Main Topics: Intro: speaker and Allianz Account PMO overview Way of working: improvements performed so far Agile: methodology for improvements implementation Improvements as part of automation Real life example Added...
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Agne Taraile 🇱🇹

It’s better to ask than to assume: The most import skill for a PMO is the art of communication.

The main reason why organizations hire PMO is to improve communication within their projects. The single most deadly thing in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. people...
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Mehreen Durrani 🇵🇰

Effect of portfolio management maturity on the success of PMOs

Attendees will be learn an introduction to portfolio management, the best applied methodologies as well as its relationship with the types of project management offices and the impact of portfolio...
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Hassan Fathy Emam Wahba 🇸🇦

How to Build a Predictive PMO

In this session the audience will learn what is being predictive in Program Management means and how a PMO can become predictive. They will clearly see the difference by looking...
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Puneet Mathur 🇮🇳

How Agile and Change Management will impact future PMOs?

Appreciate the role of Agile and Change management in setting up PMOs – Will get to understand how the future PMOs Will be shaped addressing Agile and Change management –...
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S. Ramani 🇮🇳

Psychological Safety: Great theory but achievement needs more than a poster of 6 bullet points

Those of us who know the initials PMO span roles and seniority from senior operational leadership with exec duties to project technical team members and many between and beside. Experience...
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Simon Harris 🇬🇧

How to create integrity and alignment in your PMO solutions and Services

Many organizations have attempted implementing solutions and services which often results in spending lots of money, time and effort with little return, while the original intent was to increase project...
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Amireh Amirmazaheri 🇦🇺