The APM National Conference for Women in Project Management 2017, sponsored by BAE Systems, will be aimed at the progressive project professional. Please view the programme below for details on the agenda and speakers.         



Thursday 28 September 2017

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09:00 Arrival  
09:30 Registration  
10:00 Chair's opening remarks - Adeline Daly
10:05 Chief executive address - Sara Drake - CE, APM
10:15 Opening Speaker - Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE
11:05 Break
Panel Discussion 
The progressive project professional - what does that look like?



12:30 Lunch
13:30 Afternoon sessions
Career Challenges
Demystifying Agile

Sponsored by 20|20 Business Insight
Chaired by: 

Hollie Woodard and Alison Whitehead

Sponsored by Hyde Park Solutions
Chaired by:

Haroona Irshad-Franklin

Chaired by:

Alison Munro


Interactive masterclass

  • Lucy Finney
    Thales Learning & Development
    How to raise your profile for promotion
  • Susan Clarke
    Ethical Research: 
    The practicalities of adopting scaled agile methodologies
  • Sarah Coleman
    Business Evolution Ltd
    Influencing without authority
  • Barbara Roberts
    Agile Business Consortium
    Dispelling the myths and misconceptions that surround Agile

15:00 Break
15:25 Session summary - stream chairs and comments from the floor
15:55 The essential guide to project managing breast cancer - Catherine Holmes
16:20 Closing speaker - Steph McGovern
17:05 Chair's closing remarks - Adeline Daly
17:10 Drinks reception
18:00 Close
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