Programme 2018

The APM National Conference for Women in Project Management 2018, sponsored by BAE Systems, will aim to give women who work in all areas of project management the tools to develop themselves, their teams and enhance their delivery skillset. 

There is a choice of three streams covering a range of topics:

  • Empowering Self: Raise your profile and take charge of your career.
  • Mini Masterclass Delivery Skills: Enhance your project management delivery skill set.
  • Empowering Teams: Lead your team to successful projects.
09:30 Registration 
10:00  Conference Chair's opening remarks – Hollie Woodard
10:05 APM President’s address – David Waboso CBE
10:15 Opening Keynote – Sue Black OBE
11:15  Break
Empowering Yourself

Stream Chair: Lucy Finney MBE,
Thales Learning & Development

Mini masterclass Delivery series

Stream Chair: Haddy Njie,
Transport for the North

Empowering Teams

Stream Chair: Alison Whitehead,
Birmingham City University

 Emma Dutton MBE,
Applied Influence Group
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Emma-Ruth Arnaz-Pemberton,
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Trish Thurley,
Sims4Training Ltd
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12:30  Lunch
13:30 Julie Wood,
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Stephen Carver
Senior Lecturer, Cranfield School of Management
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Marion Thomas & Sarah Walton,
Extraordinary Project Management
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 Karlene Agard, ARAVUN
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Susan Clarke, Ethical Reach
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 Besnike Jaka,
Infrastructure & Project Management Group, UNOPS
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15:00 Break
15:30 Closing Keynotes - Mark Davies, Kelly Sotherton & Calvin Morriss, 7Futures
16:50 Conference Chair’s closing remarks
17:00 Networking drinks reception
18:00 Close


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