Empower yourself and your organisation with the knowledge, skills and relationships required to stay competitive in an ever-changing global environment.

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Find Your Inspiration

Conference speakers are chosen not only for their expertise but for their passion. Interact and learn what they’ve done to achieve success then take their lead to motivate yourself toward action.

02

Make Connections

Ask questions, seek advice and meet like-minded people. Gain inspiration and opportunities from a new alliance, business partner, mentor or employer.

03

Increase Your Visibility

Meet the experts and key influencers in your specific industry or field. Share your knowledge and ideas with others to not only give back and advocate but become an expert yourself.

04

Stay Current

The global project, programme and business environment is constantly changing. Keep ahead of competition and stay relevant by learning the latest trends and best practises—including which strategies and tactics to avoid.

05

Learn and Retain Valuable Skills and Knowledge

When’s the last time you were able to absorb three days worth of tips, tools and techniques while doing your day job? Step away from meetings and distractions to better assimilate the information you’ve set out to learn.

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Prepare for Your Future

To help you develop the skills that employers seek, each of the Area of Focus educational sessions are aligned with an element of the PMI Talent Triangle. Prepare yourself for the future and elevate your value as a strategic partner in business success.

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Earn PDUs

Conference provides the opportunity to earn 12.5 professional development units (PDUs) to help maintain your PMI certification.

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Think Outside the Box

Gain new perspectives and inspiration from passionate and innovative speakers.

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Share Best Practices

Learn the latest trends, gain insights and help yourself and your peers advance the future of the profession.

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Meet us in Lagos

06 – 08 SEPTEMBER

Lagos – Nigeria

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Make the most of two and a half days of knowledge sharing in one of Africa’s fastest growing emerging Markets on 06 – 08 September 2020 at  Lagos – Nigeria.

Join hundreds of professionals and practitioners from multinational organizations from Africa and rest of the world to share experiences, reinforce core skills and network with leading international speakers, industry experts and other practitioners across all areas of expertise.

ABOUT PMI AFRICA CONFERENCE

Bringing together hundreds of project, programme and portfolio managers from around the world, PMI® Africa Conference provides two and half days of unparalleled professional development and networking. Congress enhances personal skill sets, empowering leaders to drive strategic organisational objectives through the advocacy and advancement of the profession. Innovative keynotes challenge the status quo, industry experts deliver actionable solutions and peer driven content offers real-world insight into today’s evolving project and business challenges.

This is the 4th PMI Africa Conference, The 1st was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2015, the 2nd in Accra, Ghana in 2016, the 3rd in Port Louis, Mauritius and the 4th in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Each of the conferences attracted over 300 delegates from around the world including –business leaders, entrepreneurs, professors, politicians, humanitarians and industry experts.

The 2020 PMI Africa Chapter Conference is supported by:

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Exclusive PMI® partnership with TED

To highlight the impact of project management in Africa, PMI® Africa Conference 2019 programme will be enhanced by an exceptional PMI® partnership with TED. In the framework of PMI 50th Anniversary, our two great brands will bring inspiring ideas and powerful voices to the world of project, program and portfolio management, empowering people to make ideas a reality. This partnership is an immersive and impactful experience that has the power to create change, to shift perspectives and connect cultures. As part of this partnership, this year’s Conference will include a TED Session on 8 September – a series of live talks specially curated to inspire and inform project management professionals.

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PROGRAMME

The PMI® Africa Conference 2019 will feature a diverse number of educational tracks and networking opportunities. Check back periodically as additional offerings will be added to this year’s schedule.

Pre-registration for sessions is not required. Seating will be based on a first-come, first-serve basis.

08:00 – 18:00

Registration

12:30 – 14:00

Arrival Lunch/ Networking

Opening Session

 

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 14:00 – 14:30
  • Opening Activities and remarks
  • 14:30 – 14:45
  • Welcome Address
  • 14:45 – 15:30
  • 15:30 – 17:00

17:00 – 20:00

Networking Social: 

08:00 – 18:00

Registration – Mezzanine Floor

08:00 – 08:30

Networking/ Welcome Coffee Break – Mezzanine Floor

BreakAway Session 1

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Kibo Ballroom
  • Oghale Akpobome
  • Your Secret Power – “The Key To Driving Better Project Performance”
  • 08:30 – 09:30
  • Zanzibar
  • Kenneth Alexander Grodozki
  • Back to the future – A business case for sustainable PM in Africa
  • Kibo Ballroom
  • Lynn Keeys
  • Project Management in Africa: Ancient Indigenous Practice to Deeply Rooted Modern National Competence
  • 09:30 – 10:30
  • Zanzibar
  • Dogaru Catalin-Teodor
  • Servant Leadership – Creating a Circle of Safety for Your Project Team

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break – Mezzanine Floor

BreakAway Session 2

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Kibo Ballroom
  • Brian Wesaala
  • Project Management in Football – A Case of Obama Cup
  • 11:00 – 11:40
  • Zanzibar
  • Cei Chiara
  • Programme Management as success key factor to Development initiatives in Zanzibar

12:00 – 12:30

Group Photo

12:30 – 14:00

Networking Lunch – Kili Marquee

BreakAway Session 3

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Kibo Ballroom
  • Innocent Kayigamba
  • The African Project Manager of the next decade
  • 14:00 – 15:00
  • Zanzibar
  • Olufifun Adedamola Adeleke
  • Use of Project Management in Overcoming Ethical, Social, Financial and Technical Barriers in Africa

15:00 – 15:30

Networking Break – Mezzanine Floor

BreakAway Session 4

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Kibo Ballroom
  • Mashhood Ahmed
  • Strategically Navigating Project-Program Risks for Successful Delivery
  • 15:30 – 16:30
  • Zanzibar
  • Ivan Rincon
  • Project Culture and its influence in project success in multicultural environments

18:00 – 23:00

Gala Dinner – Kili Marquee

08:00 – 15:30

Registration – Mezzanine Floor

09:30 – 10:00

Networking/ Welcome Coffee Break – Mezzanine Floor

Opening Session
KIBO BALLROOM

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • Brenda Msangi
  • “The Value of Lean Thinking” – How to inspire change and growth through leadership and how to generate a culture of accountability
  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • Werner Maritz
  • Role of Public Infrastructure Developers in Financial Sustainability of Project Supply Chain and Economic Growth in Africa

12:00 – 13:30

Networking lunch – Kili Marquee

Closing Session
KIBO BALLROOM

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 13:30 – 14:30
  • Juliana Rotich
  • Scratching the surface: Platforms, Impact and Innovation- Strategic lessons for Project Management
  • 14:30 – 15:00
  • Ike Nwankwo, Anael Ndosa
  • Closure Activities and Closing Words

15:00 – 15:30

Networking, Departure Tea Break – Mezzanine Floor

PMI® Africa Conference 2019