Program


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

01

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.

06

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.

07

Earn PDUs

Conference provides the opportunity to earn 16+ professional development units (PDUs) to help maintain your PMI certification.

08

Think Outside the Box

Gain new perspectives and inspiration from passionate and innovative speakers.

09

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 TANZANIA

8 – 10 SEPTEMBER

Dar es Salaam- Tanzania

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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 8 – 10 September 2019 at  Dar es Salaam– Tanzania.

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.

We are bringing together hundreds of project, programme and portfolio managers from around the world, PMI® Project Management Africa Conference provides two and a half days of unparalleled professional development and networking. Organized by the Project Management Institute®, the event aims to enhance personal skill sets and empower leaders to drive strategic organizational objectives through the advocacy and advancement of the profession. Innovative keynotes challenging the status quo, industry experts delivering actionable solutions and peer driven content offering real-world insight into today’s evolving project and business challenges are some other expected benefits.

This is the 4th PMI Africa Conference, The 1st having been held in Johannesburg, South Africa 2015, the 2nd in Accra Ghana 2016, 3rd in Port Louis Mauritius 2018. Each of the conferences attracted over 300 delegates from around the world including –business leaders, entrepreneurs, professors, politicians, humanitarians and industry experts.

is organized by PMI and supported by the 14 PMI Chapters currently in Africa:Click Here

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08:00 – 18:00

Registration

12:30 – 14:00

Arrival Lunch / Networking

Opening Session
MAIN CONFERENCE HALL

 

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 14:00 – 14:30
  • Ike Nwankwo, Anael Ndosa
  • Opening Activities and Remarks
  • 14:30 – 15:15
  • Tejas Sura
  • “The Value of Project Management” – PMI’s 2019 Pulse of the Profession®
  • 15:15 – 16:15
  • Key Note Speaker 1
  • Opening – Plenary Session Topic 1

16:15 – 18:15

Networking Social: PMI 50th Anniversary Celebration
Opening of Exhibition

08:00 – 18:00

Registration

08:00 – 08:30

Networking / Welcome Coffee Break

BreakAway Session 1

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Room 1
  • Oghale Akpobome
  • Your Secret Power
  • 08:30 – 09:30
  • Room 2
  • Kenneth Alexander Grodotzki
  • Back to the future – A business case for sustainable PM in Africa
  • Room 1
  • Lynn Keeys
  • Project Management in Africa: Ancient Indigenous Practice to Deeply Rooted Modern National Competence
  • 09:30 – 10:30
  • Room 2
  • Dogaru Catalin-Teodor
  • Servant Leadership – Creating a Circle of Safety for Your Project Team

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break

BreakAway Session 2

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Room 1
  • Brian Wesaala
  • Obama Cup – Skills for Life Workshop
  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • Room 2
  • 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

BreakAway Session 3

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Room 1
  • Selected Speaker 7
  • BreakAway Topic
  • 14:00 – 15:00
  • Room 2
  • Olufifun Adedamola Adeleke
  • Use of Project Management in Overcoming Ethical, Social, Financial and Technical Barriers in Africa.

15:00 – 15:30

NETWORKING BREAK

BreakAway Session 4

  • TIME
  • ROOM
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • Room 1
  • Selected Speaker 8
  • BreakAway Topic
  • 15:30 – 16:30
  • Room 2
  • Selected Speaker 10
  • BreakAway Topic

18:00 – 23:00

Gala Dinner

08:00 – 16:30

Registration

08:30 – 09:00

Networking / Welcome Coffee Break

Opening Session
MAIN CONFERENCE HALL

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 09:00 – 10:00
  • Key Note Speaker 2
  • Plenary Session Topic 2
  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • Key Note Speaker 3
  • Plenary Session Topic 3

11:00 – 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 – 12:30

Project Clinic

12:30 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

Closing Session
MAIN CONFERENCE HALL

  • TIME
  • SPEAKER
  • TOPIC
  • 14:00 – 15:00
  • Key Note Speaker 4
  • Closing – Plenary Session Topic 4
  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • Closure Activities and Closing Words

16:00 – 16:30

Networking, Departure Tea Break