Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute to Host PMI Global Conference 2018

Philadelphia, PA

Leading Industry Professionals to Gather in Los Angeles to Discuss the Evolution of Project Management

Project Management Institute (PMI) will bring together thousands of project and program managers, chapter leaders and business professionals from around the world to share knowledge, strengthen community and lead the evolution of the project management profession at its annual Global Conference held from October 6-8 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Representatives from key Fortune 500 companies like American Express, AT&T, The Boeing Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Cisco Systems, CVS Health, Deloitte Consulting LLP, eBay, General Electric, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft are expected to attend.

Among the conference’s highlights, this year’s event will feature dynamic presentations from industry leaders who have inspired others and built success using project expertise, including an opening keynote address from Jon Dorenbos.

  • Jon Dorenbos, a two-time NFL Pro Bowler, completed eleven seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before being traded to the New Orleans Saints in 2017. The Eagles nominated Jon for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award for philanthropy and numerous charitable endeavors.
  • Cam Marston, a leading expert on the impact of generational change and its impact on the marketplace, will deliver a key note speech on the event’s second day. Marston is an author, columnist, blogger, and lecturer. Marston and his firm, Generational Insights, have provided research and consultation on generational issues to hundreds of companies and professional groups, as well as major professional associations, for over 20 years.
  • Abigail Posner will be delivering the event’s closing key note speech. Posner has spent her life catalyzing change and creating impact. Today, as Head of Strategic Planning at the ZOO, Google’s creative think tank for agencies and brands, Posner’s role is to help advertisers and marketers make sense of human beings’ deep, emotional relationship to the digital space and convert those insights into strategic and creative efforts.

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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. Through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research, we work to prepare more than three million professionals around the world for The Project Economy: the coming economy in which work, and individuals, are organized around projects, products, programs and value streams. Now 50 years in the making, we work in nearly every country around the world to 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, creates online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives. Visit us at,, and on Twitter @PMInstitute


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