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APM Conference 2024 | Navigating Tomorrow: Future Skills for Project Professionals

5 - 6 June 2024 | Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, UK
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Conference Programme Day 2 - Data driven performance & AI

Explore how to embrace the opportunities of artificial intelligence and data analytics and investigate its effect on roles, skills and competencies now and in the future.

Tackle Big Topics Stream

This stream will include insightful discussion, thought leadership and latest updates on the big topics affecting project professionals today.

Build your Toolkit Stream

This stream is for practical, interactive workshops and clinics aiming to equip delegates with valuable tools to utilise in their daily work.

Discovery Zone

New for 2024, this interactive area provides drop in and pre-bookable sessions to aid learning and networking, including ChPP 121s, topics table and advice on APM membership and qualifications.Β 

Conference programme (subject to change)

DAY 2

Thu 6 June πŸ• 09:00-09:15 | Plenary Session

OPENING REMARKS

πŸž‡ Milla Mazilu, Chair, Association for Project Management

Thu 6 June πŸ• 09:15-10:30 | Plenary Session

OPENING KEYNOTE
Thimon de Jong

πŸž‡ Thimon de Jong, Future human behaviour expert

Thu 6 June πŸ• 10:45-11:30 | Tackle Big Topics Stream

RESEARCH FOCUS
Digital Transformation in Project Management: Navigating the AI Economy

πŸž‡ Dr Nicholas Dacre, Director of the Advanced Project Management Research Centre (APROM)Β  πŸž‡ Dr David Baxter, Associate Professor of Innovation in Southampton Business School Β πŸž‡ Dr Hao Dong, Director of Strategy & Collaboration (APROM), University of Southampton
πŸž‡ Dr Al Mhdawi, Digital Transformation in Project Management: Navigating the AI Economy, Teeside University

Thu 6 June πŸ• 10:45-11:30 | Build your Toolkit Stream

HOW TO LEAD THROUGH UNCERTAINTY
Navigating the biggest concerns for tomorrow's project professional

Session details 👒

Thu 6 June πŸ• 11:40-12:35 | Tackle Big Topics Stream

THE DATA DRIVEN APPROACH
Understanding the principles of a data driven approach to project management

πŸž‡ Diego Barilla, Partner, Bain and Company

Thu 6 June πŸ• 11:40-12:25 | Build your Toolkit Stream

THE DIGITAL TOOLKIT
The latest AI and new tech for project professionals

πŸž‡ Nicola Benjamin, Arup

Thu 6 June πŸ• 14:00-15:00 | Tackle Big Topics Stream

OXFORD STYLE DEBATE

Thu 6 June πŸ• 15:05-16:00 | Tackle Big Topics Stream

DATA AND PEOPLE SKILLS
Where's the value in people? Discussing the balance between analytics and people skills in project decisions

πŸž‡ Laura Ellis, BBC

Thu 6 June πŸ• 15:10-15:55 | Build your Toolkit Stream

DATA DRIVEN MANIFESTO WORKSHOP
How to implement the six key principles into your own organisation

πŸž‡ James Garner, Global Head of data, Insights and Analytics, GleedsΒ 

Thu 6 June πŸ• 16:05-16:50 | Plenary Session

NAVIGATING TOMORROW: CLOSING KEYNOTE
Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

πŸž‡ Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, Mathematician & STEM advocate

Thu 6 June πŸ• 16:50-17:00 | Plenary Session

CLOSING REMARKS