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 leading professional organization for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and "changemakers" consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community and society worldwide.

PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change. 

Building on a proud legacy dating to 1969, PMI is a not-for-profit for-purpose organization working in nearly every country around the world to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and enable project professionals and changemakers with new skills and ways of working to maximize their impact. PMI offerings include globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, thought leadership, tools, digital publications, and communities.

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