Project Governance and Controls Symposium 2017

2017 Project and Program Management Symposium
Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Plus Workshops & Masterclasses

Better Management – Better Projects

A balance of academic, private enterprise and government presenters, both local and overseas.

Keynote and international presenters

Professor Peter Shergold, architect of the “Learning by Failure” report on government projects

Lisa Wolf, Booze Allan Hamilton USA – Presenting on the changes to the US Program Management and Accountability Act – what it does, what it means!

Professor Chuck Keating, Old Dominion University USA – Presenting on managing complex systems

Walt Lipke, one of the best US government’s Project Managers and inventor of “Earned Schedule”

Symposium Overview

Following on from the PGCS 2016 the PGCS Project and Program Management Symposium returns to Canberra on 2-3 May 2017 at the University of New South Wales at ADFA. The program builds on the theme developed at the PGCS 2016 by then Secretary of the Department of Finance, Ms

Jane Halton, AO PSM keynote speech which highlighted the importance of the need to improve project management, governance and controls across Government.  (Click here to access her speech).

This theme will be further developed by opening keynote speaker, Professor Peter Shergold author the “Learning by failure report ….” into high profile project and program failures which included 28 recommendations for improvement currently being considered by Government (Click here to access report).

The PGCS continues to bring world class speakers in project and program management to Canberra including Professor Charles (Chuck) Keating from Old Dominion University, Virginia USA who is a leader in the emerging field of Complex Systems Governance which will further develop the theme on the need for improved project performance.

Other important PGCS initiatives include the inaugural PGCS essay competition which includes a $1,000 first prize and the inaugural symposium academic track with the support of UNSW Canberra (Click here for the Symposium program).  The PGCS is also working to develop a research program with an announcement expected at the Symposium.

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