APM To Explore Conditions For Project Success At Power Of Projects Conference 2021

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 PM News by ProjectManagerNews.com. 

Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, will explore the conditions required for project success at its Power of Projects conference taking place on 7-11 June 2021.  

Factors including sustainability, technology and data, skills and training, agile approaches and diversity will each be explored and provide the backbone to the week-long virtual conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to discover valuable insights into project success and enjoy a full conference programme with a line-up of renowned speakers, including Priya Lakhani OBE.  

Debbie Dore, chief executive of APM, said: “In a world of unprecedented change the need for project professionals has never been greater with a huge role to play in helping business bounce back and adapt to new realities.  

“We look forward to sharing valuable insight learnings relevant to every professional who wants to increase project success. We are delighted to be welcoming such prominent speakers with fascinating and inspirational stories to share.”

Keynote speaker – Priya Lakhani OBE

Lawyer turned business entrepreneur and founder of CENTURY Tech, Priya Lakhani OBE, will open the conference on 7 June.

Priya will talk about the cutting-edge work of her company CENTURY Tech in bringing together artificial intelligence, neuroscience, education and learning. She will also speak about her entrepreneurial experiences including launching food brand Masala Masala, and how to embed innovation in a company culture. 

Expert speakers from a broad range of sectors will include: 

  • Ben Hooper – programme and project manager C-UAS, Heathrow Airport Limited
  • Hollie Cregan – head of equality, diversity, and inclusion, organisation: Volkerwessels UK
  • Gareth Parkes – head of data and analytics at Sir Robert McAlpine
  • John McGlynn – Director, Atkins
  • Dee Tamlin – head of client and legal project management, Pinsent Masons
  • Lucy Finney MBE – head of leadership development, Underscore

Individual APM members (including Student members) can book free of charge. For non-members of APM a ticket for the whole week is just £25.  

Media spaces are available on request, please contact Hayley.mountstevens@apm.org.uk 

For further details, including full programme details, speakers, and how to book, visit apm.org.uk/power-of-projects