The momentum at which project management is evolving is making it tough for project managers to keep pace with it. New project management methodologies, tools, best practices and trends replace old ones. Project management conferences help you stay updated with all the latest developments in the project management industry. Moreover, it also enables you to hone your project management skills so you can manage projects more efficiently.
With dozens of project management conferences to choose from, deciding which ones to attend can become a tough task for project managers. Attending a wrong project management conference that does not deliver value not only wastes your time but also your money. To help you make the right choices, TaskQue has put together a list of project management conferences you can not afford to miss in 2020.
Start marking your calendars and get ready to attend these project management conferences.
10 Project Management Conferences For 2020
Here are the ten best project management conferences 2020 you must attend.
- The Technical Project Management Conference
- Change Management Conference 2020
- 2020 Project Management Symposium
- Global Scrum Gathering 2020
- Agile and Beyond
- APM Project Management Conference
- PMO Conference
- Project Management In Practice
- PMI EMEA Congress
- PMI Global Conference 2020
1. The Technical Project Management Conference
If you are one of those who have years of project management experience but want to dip your toes into technical aspects of project management, then this conference is for you. The technical project management conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia from 24-26 February 2020.
Project managers can learn how to create a technical project management environment. In addition to this, this conference also covers different project management frameworks and provide you networking opportunities so you can get in touch with hundreds of project management professionals.
Official Page: https://10times.com/technical-project-management-atlanta
2. Change Management Conference 2020
Change management has become an integral part of project management. That is why it is important for project managers to manage change more efficiently. Instead of attending all the sessions, Change Management Conference 2020 will take place in Anaheim, California, from 3 to 6 May 2020. Unlike other conferences, it let you customize your experience letting attendees handpick sessions they are interested in.
Official Page: https://www.acmpconference.com/cm2020
3. 2020 Project Management Symposium
Acquiring theoretical knowledge of project management is easy, but putting that knowledge into practice is difficult. That is where Project Management Symposium 2020 comes in. It will give you access to some useful insights and help project managers implement your knowledge to overcome real-world project management challenges. This project management conference will take place at the University of Maryland on 7 and 8 May 2020. Participants can choose one of the five tracks and personalize their conference experience.
Official Page: https://pmsymposium.umd.edu/pm2020/
4. Global Scrum Gathering 2020
Get an opportunity to connect with hundreds of Scrum practitioners and enhance your Scrum knowledge by attending the global scrum gathering 2020. Listen to industry experts and get access to ideas, inputs and resources. Global scrum gathering is all set to take place in New York City from May 11 to 13, 2020.
Official Page: https://events.scrumalliance.org/sgnyc20
5. Agile and Beyond
If you are a project manager who is using agile project management methodology in your projects, then you don’t want to miss this agile project management conference. With an impressive panel of speakers, sessions and topics, Agile and Beyond conference offers something for everyone. Although the dates for this conference have not been confirmed yet, but the past record suggests that it would be held probably in May 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. We’ll update this article once the date and venue get finalized.
Official Page: http://agileandbeyond.com/
6. APM Project Management Conference
APM Project Management Conference will be held on 21 May 2020 in London. The focus of this conference will be on career development, performance improvements and helping project managers choose the best project management approaches. It will also shed light on how project managers can deliver value in today’s dynamic world and help project managers uplift their status from facilitators to influencers.
7. PMO Conference
If you are interested in learning about the latest techniques, tools and research related to portfolio management, program management or project management office, then the PMO conference should be on top of your list. Attendees can share ideas and connect with like-minded individuals. With more than 600 PMO professionals in attendance, it is one of the largest PMO conferences in the world. The conference will start on June 2, 2020 and will end on June 3, 2020, in London.
Official Page: https://pmoconference.co.uk/
8. Project Management in Practice
As the name suggests, Project Management in Practice conference guides project managers on how they can implement their project management knowledge in the real world and drive projects to success. Boston, Massachusetts, will host Project Management in Practice conference on 13 and 14 June 2020.
Organized by Boston University, this two-day project management conference will cover a wide range of topics from both academic and business perspective. The best part is that the conference is available online. Additionally, the professional development units will be available to facilitate participants attending the conference online.
Official Page: http://www.projectmanagementinpractice.com/
9. PMI EMEA Congress
This conference attracts hundreds of project managers, program managers and portfolio managers from all over the world. These project management professionals discuss innovative ideas, predict future trends and reinforces core industry skills. Prague, Czechia, will host PMI EMEA Congress on 14-16 June 2020. Students and retirees can enjoy a 50% discount if they are already a member of PMI.
Official Page: https://www.pmi.org/emea-congress
10. PMI Global Conference 2020
PMI is the largest association of project management professionals. They offer certifications, arrange training sessions and organize conferences. PMI global conference is one of the largest gatherings of the year. The dates and venue are not finalized yet, but we can safely say that it will be held in October 2020 just by looking at previous PMI global conference dates. Unfortunately, we can not use the same formula to guess the venue for the PMI Global conference but will update this post as we get an update, so stay tuned.
Official Page: https://www.pmi.org/global-conference
Which project management conferences are you planning to attend in 2020? Let us know in the comments section below.