International On-Line Conference “Project Management 2010. Portfolios, Programs and Complex Projects”, has taken place in October 13-15, 2009
International On-Line Conference “Project Management 2010. Portfolios, Programs and Complex Projects” supported by Microsoft, Bogdanov & Associates (PMI G.R.E.P.) and leading Russian web site on project management PMProfy.ru has become one of the most important international Project Management event of 2009. The final report of the conference is available for download.
- 31 sessions included 8 sessions delivered by international speakers, more than 200 questions asked;
- 11 sessions were delivered by practicing Project Managers passed through open competition, contest attracted more than 40 applications;
- More than 30 information sponsors and partners;
- Attendees received about 50 prizes from sponsors including new Project Management books, free trainings, software licenses etc. More than 1500 registrants, among which more than 700 were actively involved in conference activities;
- Wide geography: attendees from different parts of Russia, CIS, Baltic countries, Western Europe;
- Conference Web-Site visits: more than 100 000 visitors according to WebTrends Statistics.
Direct links to English sessions recordings (please find speakers details later in this document)
List of English-Speaking presenters of the Conference (in order of appearance)
Tony Levene is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the British Computer Society, Member of the Association for Project Management (APM), Approved PRINCE2® Trainer, Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner. Tony has worked in a variety of management and consulting roles. He was joint founder / director of a company that was one of the first PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organisations (ATO). He currently serves as a PRINCE2 Lead Trainer and as a director the Best Practice User Group.
Chris Cartwright MPM, PMP led the development of competence and methods within the Ericsson Australia Project Office from 1998 until Dec 2005. The Project Office was ranked “best in class” within the global group in October 2005. Chris spent a total of 35 years within the organisation with roles in design, manufacturing and corporate training before taking responsibility for project management capability. Recognised by the Ericsson Project Management Institute as a leader within the PM profession Chris was regularly asked to present at conferences in Australia, South East Asia, Sweden, Europe and the United States. He was the local owner for the project methodology and regularly conducted training courses across South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Dr. A. Jaafari, ME (Dist), MSc (Dist), PhD (Citation & Award), FIEAust, CPEng, Professor and President, Asia Pacific International College, Honorary Professor of Project Management, (Formerly Chair Professor and Director of Programme) The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.
Avraham Mordoch, a former partner with the Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute, USA (1986–1993) and the President of its Research & Development Subsidiary, Established the Goldratt Institute subsidiaries in the UK (in 1982 together with others), Scandinavia (1991) and Israel (1991).
Morten Fangel, Managing Director and Cheef Consultant of Fangel Consulting. MSc in Civil Engineering, Dipl. Econ. in Organization and PhD in Industrial Research; have founded Fangel Consulting in 1975. More than two decades of experiences in project management consulting, as well as project management in tough practice. Has specialised in project management training, in supporting project start-up processes, as well as facilitating corporate processes on professionalising project management. Author of numerous papers and books on project management both in Danish and English. Honorary Fellow of the IPMA International Project Management Association and Honorary Member of the Icelandic Project Management Association.
Chris Vandersluis is the president and founder of Montreal, Canada–based HMS Software, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. He has an economics degree from McGill University and over 24 years experience in the automation of project control systems. He is a long-standing member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and helped found the Montreal, Toronto, and Quebec chapters of the Microsoft Project Association (MPA) users group. Publications for which Chris has written include Fortune, Heavy Construction News, Computing Canada magazine, and PMI’s PMNetwork, and he is a regular columnist for Project Times. He teaches Advanced Project Management at McGill University and often speaks at project management association functions across North America and around the world. HMS Software is the publisher of the TimeControl project-oriented timekeeping system and has been a Microsoft Project Solution Partner since 1995.
Bas de Baar discusses Project Management in a global, mobile, virtual and multi-cultural world through his popular blog and video podcast “The Project Shrink”. With over a decade spent in the trenches as Software Project Manager within the publishing, financial and public sector, running multi-national teams, he has a lot to talk about. Bas holds a masters degree in Business Informatics and lives with his wife in The Netherlands. He is author of the book “Surprise! Now You’re a Software Project Manager” and is a member of PMI’s New Media Council.
Ben Chamberlain, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation.