Project Management is one of the most popular work roles in the world, given that there are Project Managers in almost every industry. Most have been educated and trained in their fields, and then keep themselves up-to-date by actively following influential project management blogs, reports, industry journals, online publications, events, and conferences.

Project Management conferences are an incredible way to enhance your knowledge, learn about new methodologies and tools, keep your certifications updated, and expand your network of peers, influencers, and even vendors. Here are some of the conferences that we think would be worth your while in 2019.

  1. APM Project Management Conference
    May 2, London, UK

    A rich program of influential speakers will discuss how those working in the project profession can take control of their projects and deliver benefits of greater value using innovative methods, tools and techniques. The three streams this year will focus on adapting to develop your career, working smarter in your approach to projects and how to develop your performance. You can also earn up to eight hours of CPD which equates to nearly a quarter of your expected professional development for the year.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  2. Global Scrum Gathering
    May 20-22, Austin, Texas

    The Scrum Alliance hosts this annual conference where you’ll find yourself among 1000+ Scrum and Agile practitioners from across the globe who “come to-gather” for new ideas, community collaboration, and an opportunity to create essential connections.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  3. Project Summit Business Analyst World
    May 27-30, Toronto, Canada

    Accredited by both PMI and IIBA, this is the largest series of conferences for Project Managers and Business Analysts in North America. Participants can earn up to 26 PDUs and CDUs, learn from experts in every sector, acquire new skills and strategies, and expand their professional network.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  4. Agile & Beyond 2019
    May 29-31, Detroit, Michigan

    With approximately 100 sessions packed into this two-day conference, suitable for Agile novices and experts, this conference is dedicated to exploring ideas.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  5. Project Management in Practice Conference
    June 13-14, Boston, Massachusetts

    This is Boston University’s annual conference with a mission to motivate and train young professionals in PM best practices, Agile methodologies, and prepare them for certifications at an affordable cost.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  6. PMI Global Conference 2019
    October 5-7, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    PMI Global Conference is the flagship event of PMI, the leading association for project, program or portfolio management professionals. Attending the conference can help you maintain your certification by earning up to 18 PDUs, and learn about new practices, approaches and tools for success.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  7. Future PMO
    October 17, London, UK

    Future PMO is the only no-sales PMO Conference designed to bring PMO Practitioners together to learn, grow, and share through meeting peers and hearing from inspirational speakers curated from across the globe.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  8. Digital PM Summit 2019
    October 20-22, Orlando, Florida

    If you manage digital projects, this is your event! Hosted by the Bureau of Digital, this event has repeatedly proved successful at building community. Learn how to keep your projects moving, clients happy, teams engaged and budgets intact.
    Learn more about it and register here.

  9. PMO Symposium
    Nov 3-6, Denver, Colorado

    PMO Symposium is an event for PMO Leaders, attracting PMO professionals for four days to share experiences, build valuable connections and develop practical solutions with other PMO leaders from around the world. This year, the event will focus on the “Future-Enabled PMO”.
    Learn more about it and register here.

Regardless of which conference(s) you decide to attend, having a good project management tool will always be the most important investment in your day-to-day efforts. Choose the right one, and you’ll be saving time, money and resources. But most of all, you’ll be saving yourself a whole lot of stress! Try Gantter free for 30 days, and you’ll see why it’s the partner to over three million project managers around the world!

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