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Thursday October 31 2019

Leeds Set To Host Project Management Conference in Anniversary Year


The UK Chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute), has chosen to host one of its renowned Synergy events in Leeds, to mark the milestone 50th anniversary of the Global organisation.



Leeds Set To Host Project Management Conference in Anniversary Year

The UK Chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute), has chosen to host one of its renowned Synergy events in Leeds, to mark the milestone 50th anniversary of the Global organisation.

Taking place at the The Tetley in Leeds on 12th November (5.30pm to 9pm), as part of PMI UK’s regional Synergy tour, the event will focus on "Project Delivery in the VUCA world" (VUCA: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous).

Cameron Stewart, Managing Consultant for Enterprise Agility at Tata Consultancy Services and Paul Clavering, Owner & Change Leader at Just Enough Change, will take to the stage to offer their expertise on VUCA. In addition, the Sheffield Enactus, the University of Sheffield’s student society for social enterprise, will be showcasing some of their key projects.

Attendees will also be given the opportunity to meet with event sponsor Inter-vention, the Harrogate based IT Project Management recruitment agency, network with local and regional businesses and attend an after party in the iconic Tetley Bar.

Dan Auld, Branch Chair at PMI Yorkshire & Humber, comments: “We are very excited to be bringing the iconic Synergy conference to Yorkshire. The event will provide a great opportunity for both members and non-members across the region to share their expertise in project management and take part in PMI’s 50th anniversary celebrations.”

The Yorkshire & Humber Synergy event will also see one local project management professional receive a special Project Personality of the Year award. Nominations are welcome and can be made by e-mailing hello@inter-vention.co.uk, explaining why the candidate should win.

Founded in 1969, PMI (Project Management Institute) is the world’s leading project management organisation delivering value for more than 2.9 million professionals worldwide through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.

The UK chapter of PMI is a non-profit volunteer organisation with over 3,500 members. Hosting daytime and evening events (in-person and digital) across the UK, PMI UK promotes the project management profession, supports professional development and provides the opportunity to network with practitioners from across industry sectors.

In its 50th anniversary year, PMI will also host a series of celebratory events world-wide, including at venues in Las Vegas and Lebanon.

The organisation has also pledged to contribute 100,000 volunteer hours to advance causes aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and rebranded with a new logo to better reflect its new vision for the future of the organisation. PMI UK has become one of the first chapters to adopt the new branding, which includes the launch of a new look website.

For more information about PMI UK, visit www.pmi.org.uk or to find out more about PMI, go to https://www.pmi.org/.

The Yorkshire & Humber Synergy event is open to both members and non-members. Tickets are free of charge and allocated at a first come first serve basis. For details about the evening or to secure a place, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pmi-yorks-humber-synergy-north-surviving-and-thriving-in-a-vuca-world-tickets-69221849415.

To find out more about other events in the PMI 2019 Synergy Evening series, visit https://pmi.org.uk/events/event-registration.



"We are very excited to be bringing the iconic Synergy conference to Yorkshire. "
Dan Auld, Branch Chair at PMI Yorkshire Humber








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