Schedule at a Glance

Schedule as of 1 August 2018. Subject to change, check back for updates.

There is more than meets the eye! This quick guide is designed to provide you with an overview of the events taking place at Global Conference. Exciting new programming is in development—check back in a few weeks or be sure to open emails from PMI for more information!

Global Conference Agenda

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  • 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Registration Open & Badge Pick Up

  • 8:00AM - 7:30PM

    Registration Open & Badge Pick Up

  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM

    Continental Breakfast

  • 8:15AM - 9:00AM

    First-time Attendee Orientation

  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Opening General Session and Keynote Speaker

    Jon Dorenbos
  • 10:00AM - 6:30PM

    Exhibit Hall and PMI Bookstore Open; see Exhibition schedule for special programming details

  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM

    Refreshment Break

  • 10:30AM - 11:30AM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and activities

  • 11:30AM - 12:45PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 12:45PM - 2:00PM

    Buffet Lunch or Food Court*

    *Based on registration type purchased
  • 12:45PM - 2:00PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 2:00PM - 3:15PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 3:15PM - 3:45PM

    Refreshment Break

  • 3:15PM - 3:45PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 3:45PM - 5:00PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM

    PMI Annual Membership Meeting

  • 5:00PM - 6:30PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and activities

  • 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Happy Hour Networking Event

  • 7:00PM - 9:30PM

    Professional Awards Gala

    Advanced registration is required for this event

  • 9:30PM - 9:30PM

    End of Day

  • 8:00AM - 6:00PM

    Registration Open & Badge Pick Up

  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM

    Morning Coffee Service* or continental breakfast

    Based on registration type purchased

  • 9:00AM - 10:15AM

    General Session and Keynote Speaker

    Cam Marston

  • 9:30AM - 5:00PM

    Exhibit Hall and PMI Bookstore Open; see Exhibition schedule for special programming details

  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM

    Refreshment Break

  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 10:30AM - 12:00PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 11:30AM - 1:00PM

    Buffet Lunch or Food Court*

    *Based on registration type purchased

  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 1:00PM - 2:30PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 2:15PM - 3:00PM

    Refreshment Break

  • 2:15PM - 3:00PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 3:00PM - 4:30PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 4:30PM - 4:45PM

    Transition Break

  • 4:45PM - 6:15PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 6:30PM - 8:00PM

    Evening Activity - TBA*

    *Based on registration type purchased

  • 8:00PM - 8:00PM

    End of Day

  • 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    Registration Open & Badge Pick Up

  • 8:00AM - 8:30AM

    Morning Coffee Service* or continental breakfast

    *Based on registration type purchased

  • 8:30AM - 10:00AM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

    View Program

  • 9:30AM - 2:45PM

    Exhibit Hall and PMI Bookstore Open; see Exhibition schedule for special programming details

  • 9:45AM - 10:30AM

    Refreshment Break

  • 9:45AM - 10:30AM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 10:30AM - 12:00PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

    View Program

  • 11:45AM - 1:00PM

    Buffet Lunch or Food Court*

    *Based on registration type purchased

  • 11:45AM - 1:00PM

    Exhibit Hall - Theater Presentation(s) and Activities

  • 1:00PM - 2:30PM

    Concurrent Educational Sessions

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  • 2:30PM - 2:45PM

    Transition Break

  • 2:45PM - 4:00PM

    Closing General Session and Keynote Speaker

    Abigail Posner

  • 4:00PM - 4:00PM

    End of Conference

SeminarsWorld® Agenda

SeminarsWorld® offers hands-on, intensive courses for small groups who want to gain a deep understanding of a single topic. Each seminar uses a combination of case studies, individual or group exercises, lectures and discussions to give you real-world knowledge in a classroom setting. Registration is separate and required to participate. Attend PMI Global Conference and SeminarsWorld and receive a discount. See registration page for details.

2 – 5 October

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A selection of SeminarsWorld® workshops are available prior to PMI Global Conference 2018. Workshops vary in length (3 or 4 days).

9 October – 10 October

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Extend your stay in Los Angeles and participate in SeminarsWorld®. A selection of SeminarsWorld® Workshops are available after the conclusion of PMI Global Conference 2018. Workshops are 2 days in length.