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Theme and Programme

In an ever-changing world, with increasing pressure on jobs and industries to innovate and use technology to make efficiencies, how can project professionals adapt their practices to ensure they continue to deliver success, consistently? This conference aims to challenge project professionals to think about ‘future proofing’ their approach and will focus on three key topics relevant to project professionals across all industries.

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Programme of the day

09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome – Tim Banfield, Conference Chair
09:35

President’s address – David Waboso

09:50

Rohit Talwar
Keynote Speaker
Award winning futurist speaker 
Q&A

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10:50 Break
11:20

Panel discussion - Future Leader's Forum,  Chaired by 

Sorrel Gilbert
Panel Member 
Program manager, Mercury Systems
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Efrosyni Konstantinou
Panel member
Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management of Projects
University College London
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Matt Leary
Panel Member
Product owner and fast track apprentice,
Department for Education
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Ben Fenwick
Panel Member 
Apprentice Project Manager, Arcadis LLP
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Alan Hayes
Panel Member 
Director, Really Good Ideas
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 12:20

Matthew Taylor
Keynote Speaker 
Chief Executive, Royal Society of Arts  
Q&A
 
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  13:10

Lunch break

 
Mega-trends
Futureproofing People
(sponsored by Jacobs)
Futureproofing Projects
(sponsored by Wood)
14:10 

Rob Leslie-Carter
Stream Chair
 
Director, Arup
 
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Mark Banks 
Stream Chair  
Project excellence global lead, Jacobs 
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Rob Brown
Stream chair
President, Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Europe & Middle East, Wood
 
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Jenny Frances
Stream speaker 
UK Drones PPM Lead, PwC
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Lucy Finney
Stream speaker 
Learning and  Development Consultant, Thales (UK)
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Susie Palmer-Trew
Stream speaker 
Head of PMO and change, The Open University
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14:55

Rebecca Williams
Stream Speaker
Policy manager, RenewableUK
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Sarah Walker
Stream Speaker
Head of communications and engagement, Highways England

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Steve Crosskey
Stream Speaker
Head of Strategic Initiatives, UNOPS Infrastructure and Project Management Group

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15:40 Break
16:10

Hannah Fry
Keynote Speaker 
Mathematician and broadcaster
Q&A
 

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17:10 Next Steps – Tim Banfield, Conference Chair
17:15 Drinks reception
18:15 Close

 

*Programme subject to change

 

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