Keynote Speakers Announced for PMI Global Congress 2015 North America

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA

Event will focus on central themes of skill building, leadership and practical application of project techniques

Project Management Institute, the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession, has announced the preliminary program for the upcoming PMI® Global Congress 2015—North America, to be held 11 - 13 October in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Among other Congress highlights, this year’s event will feature dynamic presentations from industry leaders who have built success using project expertise, including an opening keynote address by twin TV personalities and real estate entrepreneurs Jonathan and Drew Scott. Other high-profile keynote speakers will include David Robertson, Professor of Practice at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and former LEGO Professor of Innovation and Technology Management at Switzerland’s Institute for Management Development, plus mountaineer and author Stacy Allison, the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

In addition to the keynote presentations, PMI Global Congress 2015—North America offers a variety of unique opportunities for learning, networking and essential career alignment. Congress educational sessions are aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle, which focuses on the full development of technical project management skills, business acumen, and leadership skills. Attendees can select foundational, intermediate and advanced level educational sessions from more than 100 Areas of Focus in 18 topic areas to create a customized mix of topics to help them expand their skill sets within specific facets of the Talent Triangle. For example, the Leadership Skills for Project, Program and Portfolio Managers (LDR) topic area offers twenty different skill-building sessions over the three days of Congress.

About PMI® Global Congress

PMI’s Global Congress is the world’s premier project management educational and networking event, providing a forum in which practitioners and professionals can network, further their skills and learn how their projects fit within the context of world and economic affairs. PMI® Global Congress 2015—North America will be held from 11 – 13 October at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA.

To register, visit http://congresses.pmi.org/NorthAmerica2015/register. Start networking early on Twitter @PMICongress and on LinkedIn by joining the PMI Project, Program and Portfolio Management discussion group.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than three million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. We advance careers, improve organizational success and further mature the project management profession through globally-recognized standards, certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, ProjectManagement.com creates online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives. Visit us at www.PMI.org, www.projectmanagement.com, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

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PMI
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