Project Management Institute to Host PMI Global Conference 2019


Leading Industry Professionals to Gather in Philadelphia to Discuss Innovation Made Possible by a Project Manager

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 5-7 in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 

Among the conference’s highlights, this year’s event will feature an opening keynote address from Adam Grant. On Saturday, October 5 at 9:00 a.m., Grant will deliver his keynote presentation, “How Non-conformists Move the World.” Grant explores how we can all get better at recognizing and championing new ideas, how to overcome fear and doubt and how to build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback. Grant is one of the world's 10 most influential management thinkers and a member of Fortune's 40 under 40. Wharton’s top-rated professor for six straight years, and a presenter of TED Talks that have been viewed 11 million times.

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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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