Keynote Speakers Announced for PMI Global Congress 2015 North America


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.

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The Peter Drucker Society Europe is a practitioner-led, multi-stakeholder group that builds on Peter Drucker’s fundamental ideas and ideals with the aim of contributing to the evolution of management as a vital piece of a functioning modern society. Each year, the Drucker Society Europe hosts the Global Peter Drucker Forum, a crystallizing event where decision makers convene to discuss the future of management in a pragmatic and solution-oriented manner.

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Amanda DeFuria

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