Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020
Project management is a constantly developing role within companies and between projects. Conferences are a key asset for staying updated on the most effective project management tools and strategies and networking with your peers in the project management field. Take advantage of the vibrant project management community by planning to attend one or more of these conferences throughout the year.
- The Resource Planning Summit 2020
- June 1, 2, and 3
- Louis, MO
The Resource Planning Summit is a leading thought leadership conference, which seeks to promote best practices in resource management, demand management, and capacity planning. The Summit features dynamic and informative speakers that offer insight on team-building and resource management, boasting special guests from last year’s event such as, David Hayter of the X-Men franchise, Patrick Henry, and Youtube celebrity Judson Laippley. In addition to the speaking line-up, the Resource Planning Summit allows project professionals to connect and share ideas about how to best utilize and optimize enterprise portfolio management strategies. To round out a fantastic learning and networking opportunity, the Resource Summit offers fun special events like concerts and backstage tours.
- The PMO 2020 Conference
- June 3
- London, UK
The PMO Conference is widely praised across the project management community for its learning and networking opportunities. Focused on offering the most insightful tools and research to develop your ability as a project manager, the PMO Conference hosts a full program of expert speakers, an exhibition of the latest PMO products and services, and networking opportunities with the best in the project management field. The PMO Conference is dedicated to delivering the latest PMO research, ideas, and techniques to further your knowledge of the most effective strategies in project management today.
- 2020 Project Management Symposium
- May 7-8
- University of Maryland
Turn project management knowledge into practice through the insight you’ll gain at the University of Maryland’s Project Management Symposium. The Project Management Symposium offers attendees the chance to personalize their program by choosing from 5 concurrent tracks that each cover a variety of topics, allowing you to take the most from your experience. The conference covers a diverse array of topics, discussing topics from advances in stakeholder management and integrated program management to people management. In addition to the conference’s lineup of accomplished and insightful featured speakers, you can also see the benefits of engaging with like-minded colleagues in the collaborative and dynamic environment that the conference offers. See what others think.
- Change Management 2020 Conference
- May 3-6
- Anaheim, CA
The annual Change Management Conference is one of the industry’s most prominent opportunities to meet colleagues committed to changing management around the world.The conference is designed to support your growth and goals as a project manager by allowing you to handpick your experience based on which sessions and topics create the most value for you. Expanding your expertise in project and people management is the goal of this conference, as exhibited by its commitment to curating evidence-based content from unique viewpoints.
- The Technical Project Management Conference
- February 24-26
- Atlanta, GA
The Technical Project Management Conference is dedicated to covering areas that expand your expert knowledge and ability in the project management field. The conference covers areas such as project management frameworks, defining a technical project management environment, and successfully leading project teams. This conference boasts its networking opportunities and annually attracts hundreds of project management professionals.
- PMI Global Conference 2020
- Philadelphia, PA
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019, the PMI Global Conference is the leading association for project, program, and portfolio management professionals. The conference offers certifications, professional development, and community. In 2019, the PMI Conference hosted a series of live TED talks that praised the accomplishments of professionals in the ever-changing world of project management. On top of the opportunity to customize your schedule to fit your learning needs, the PMI Global Conference also hosts an Awards Gala and dinner that honors the achievements of the top professionals in the industry. See what you can expect.
- The Power of Projects 2020
- May 21
- London, UK
This newly developed conference for project management professionals has multiple dates and locations throughout the year. The conference series focuses on topics that add value to the constantly fluctuating field of project management, and covers topics such as team management and project management tools. This conference believes in promoting the power of the project management profession to adapt, work smarter, and perform in a changing environment. The rich program of accomplished speakers touches on topics like how those in the industry can take control of their projects and deliver greater value using cutting edge strategies and tools.
- Agile & Beyond
- Detroit, MI
The Agile conferences are known and attended by those even beyond the project management community. The conference hosts an immense panel of speakers that cover every corner of using agility in your field. From topics like elevating team collaboration to building a well-oiled delivery machine, the Agile conference has topics that will take your knowledge of project management to the next level.
- The Project Summit
- Multiple dates and locations throughout the year
The Project Summit is the largest series of conferences for project managers in the United States. The Project Summit offers immediate results by arming you with the most innovative skills, tools, and techniques to elevate your project management operations. Attending conferences heightens your creative and analytical skills, and the Project Summit takes your education further by teaching the latest industry trends and what steps you need to take to align them with your company goals.
- The Digital PM Summit
- Orlando, FL
The Digital PM Summit seeks to build a community among project management professionals. Catered towards those in the digital field, this conference offers project managers knowledge on project development, team engagement, and budgeting. The conference takes a dynamic learning approach by programming workshops, interactive sessions, lightning talks, and breakouts. This hands-on learning style gives attendees more depth to their understanding of the topics and the ability to immediately put information to practice. Take a look for yourself!