Three leading experts confirmed for APM Conference
Posted by APM on 25th Feb 2014
APM are proud to announce that three leading experts from PA Consulting Group, The Nichols Group and OPS Ltd will join the impressive speaker line up at the APM Project Management Conference on 3rd April.
The 20|20 Business Insight sponsored event offers delegates the chance to hear from influential and thought provoking speakers sharing thought leadership and best practice techniques.
Simon Miller, managing consultant at PA Consulting Group
Simon Miller is one of PAs leading experts in the delivery of transformation and innovation in technology-rich environments with a successful record of benefits realisation.
His substantial board-level experience includes leading or advising on business transformation and complex delivery portfolios and programmes with significant roles in research, manufacturing, government, transport and finance organisations.
PA Consulting specialises in a wide range of industries worldwide. Their deep industry knowledge and skills in management consulting, technology and innovation allow their teams to challenge conventional thinking and overcome every obstacle for exceptional results.
PA Consultings recent work includes:
- protecting troops' lives in Afghanistan by developing a groundbreaking IED-detection vehicle that can be remote controlled by the detection team
- delivering an air-traffic system to safely handle 600,000 aeroplanes over Denmark each year
- working with the Bank of England to create the Prudential Regulation Authority, which will transform financial regulation in the UK
- developing a system to restore power more quickly and improve the customer experience for households and businesses in Washington, US
- creating a revolutionary new kitchen towel and a completely new manufacturing process at our Technology Centre in Cambridge, UK.
Alistair Godbold, senior consultant for The Nichols Group
Alistair is a senior consultant with the Nichols Group and an experienced programme manager. He delivers projects from large multi-disciplinary high integrity safety related systems in a regulated environment, building and relocation, through to organisation wide business change and IT projects. The total value of his portfolio was 370m.
He has authored several chapters of project management books on ethics, sections of the APM Body of Knowledge and chaired its review. He is also a council member of the International Project Management Association and works with them on standards development. He is an academic referee for the International Journal of Project Management.
Alistair is currently with The Nichols Group; a management consultancy specialising in strategy development and management of major infrastructure programmes and projects and large business change initiatives.
Dr. Glen Fox, managing director/principal psychologist at OPS Ltd
OPS was established by Dr. Glen Fox in 1994 as a consultancy of business psychologists where the rigorous and scientific standards of psychometrics could meet the creative and client focused requirements of consultancy in business psychology. The company has grown to become a major player among UK occupational psychology firms and is one of the largest independent providers of training in psychometrics.
Glen and her team are in demand for selection, promotion, team development and organisational development projects. Besides being a registered and chartered occupational psychologist, Glen is an executive coach and member of the Institute of Conflict Management.
Glen is currently working on designing a new type of measuring tool, for an international plc, which can be used to predict how well people will be able to cope if they move over to flexible working, something which a growing number of companies are embracing. She is also contracted by the Senior Civil Service to assess top grade Civil Servants when they apply for promotion.
Another ongoing project involves regularly profiling failing doctors and hospital consultants for the NHS to predict whether they might pose a further risk to patients. She has worked all over the world for large and small companies, in the public, private and voluntary sectors, including aerospace, retail, health, education, local and central government, financial services and manufacturing. Glen particularly enjoys the opportunity to help firms improve performance and workplace wellbeing.
Taking place on Thursday 3rd April at Kings Place in London, the APM Conference 2014 will be looking forward to New Frontiers. Change is changing; project management is a profession for the 21st Century. It embraces the speed of change and innovation now possible in our connected, global, technologically advanced age.
To see why the APM Project Management Conference is known for featuring the countrys most innovative and groundbreaking projects watch interviews with speakers from last years conference including High Speed 2 (HS2), The Shard, MoDs Afghan National Security Forces Transformation Programme and the Halley VI research station for the British Antarctic Survey.
The conference will also feature an exhibition where you can talk to numerous organisations at the forefront of the profession about how their products or services can benefit you or your business. Those exhibiting include: 20|20 Business Insight, Asta Development, Barbecana, Champs2, CITI Limited, Deltek, EcoSys, Hydra Management Ltd, LogiKal Projects, MatchWare, NEC3, Network Rail, Program Framework, QA, Sellafield Ltd and Visure Solutions. For more information on our exhibitors please visit our website.
|Date:||Thursday 3rd April 2014|
|Venue:||Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG|
|APM members||385 per person*|
|APM non members||495 per person*|
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*All prices are exclusive of VAT. Cancellations will be subject to a booking charge and no refund will be made after 5pm on Thursday 20th March 2014.