The National Capital Region's Virtual Project Management Symposium

September 22-23, 2021, 9:00am-3:30 pm (EST)



Register now to attend the 2021 National Capital Region’s Virtual Project Management Symposium, a cross-chapter event organized by PMI Chapters in the Washington DC capital area. Hear from regional experts on how to apply the newest project management principles and technologies to your work. The 2021 symposium will be hosted virtually, providing guests single platform access to navigate multi-track live symposium programming, networking with project management peers, and access recorded sessions after the live event.

Session Topics


Artificial Intelligence

Career Development

Data Analytics

Hard Business Problems


Machine Learning

People in Projects

PM Stories

Risk & Resilience

Sponsoring Chapters

PMI Washington, DC Chapter
PMI Southern Maryland Chapter

Media Partners

PMWorld Journal

Sponsoring Chapters

PMI Silver Spring Chapter

Media Partners

Project Management Institute



Harold Kerzner

Harold Kerzner

Pillars That Will Dictate the Future of Project Management

Thurs. Sept 23, 2:30 pm

Harold Kerzner is Senior Executive Director with International Institute for Learning (IIL). He travels around the world conducting project management letures for PMI Chapters and Companies. He has published or presented numerous engineering and business papers in addition to more than 60 college textbooks/workbooks on project management, including later editions. His latest book is Innovation Project Management: Methods, Case Studies and Tools for Managing Innovation Projects (Wiley, 2019).

Pillars That Will Dictate the Future of Project Management intro with Harold Kerzner

Crystal Richard

Crystal Richards

Choose Your Own Adventure: You’re The Star of Your Career Journey

Thurs. Sept. 23, 10:15 am

Crystal Richards is the Principal and Owner of MindsparQ, a talent development consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations better the skills sets of their teams in the areas of project management, communications, and leadership. Crystal’s focus is to train people to be better project managers so they can consistently deliver projects with clarity, confidence and courage. Crystal maintains an online community on project management and leadership better practices. To learn more about the community, go to

Choose Your Own Adventure: You’re The Star of Your Career Journey intro with Crystal Richards

William Eggars

William Eggers

The Future of Government

Wed. Sept. 22, 9:15 am

William Eggers is the executive director of Deloitte Services LP’s Center for Government Insights where he is responsible for the firm’s public sector thought leadership. His latest book is Delivering on Digital: The Innovators and Technologies that are Transforming Government (Deloitte Insights, 2016). He coined the term Government 2.0 in a book by the same name. His commentary has appeared in dozens of major media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.