Programme

APM, the chartered body for the project profession, brings its project management conference, sponsored by Hyde Park Solutions, to Manchester for the second time to ask a simple question: What next?

Please view the programme below for details on the agenda and speakers. Additional speaker information will be added in due course, therefore this programme is subject to some change. 

Explore the speaker presentations from the day on each of their profiles below. Please note the programme may be subject to change.

   

08:30

Corporate Networking Breakfast - Invitation only with Ian Heptinstall

Projects, People and Processes

09:30

Registration 

10:00 

Chair's opening remarks - Philip Isgar

10:10

CEO's address - Debbie Dore

10:30

Keynote 1: John Cridland CBE, Transport for the North

11:30

Break

 12:00

Stream 1:
Smarter Thinking - sponsored by KCOM
Stream Chair: Christine Leigh

Stream 2:
Smarter Working
Stream Chair: Jason Hyde

Stream 3:
Smarter Leadership
Stream Chair: Kathryn Jones

 

Duncan Ross Russell 
Regional Director, Faithful + Gould

& Chris Taylor
Managing Director, DTW

Delivering real project benefits means challenging the iron triangle: How Northern Spire is delivering for the city of Sunderland

Rebecca Grady
Ramboll

Case Study - UK Antarctic Hub Rothera Modernisation Project

Sarah Coleman 
Director, Business Evolution

& Tom Frost
Head of Shell Project Academy

Distilling the essence of project leadership

An interactive session featuring APM's Project Leadership Report

12:45  Lunch

13:45

Hugo Minney
Chief Executive, Building Self-Belief

Why you need to think outside the triangle

Lynn Dwyer
Head of Commercial, Virtual Engineering Centre, Liverpool University

What Is All This Digitalisation About?

Debbie Francis
Managing Director, Direct Rail Services Ltd.

14:30

5 minutes to move rooms

14:35

Benjamin Heap & Hannah Eustace
NHS England

Learning from Local Health & Care Records

Andrew Ross
CEO, Hyde Park Solutions Ltd.

Smarter Technology: What would the Egyptians think?

Guus van Ekelenburg
Project Academy Assessment and
Accreditation Advisor, Shell

A Workshop: Leadership Dilemmas

15:20

Break

15:50

Stream Summary - Stream Chairs

16:10

Keynote 2: Maeve Cohen - Director, Rethinking Economics

16:55

Chair’s closing remarks - Philip Isgar

17:05

Drinks reception

18:00

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