Conference Agenda - Wednesday 17th May 2017

 

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Registration
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote 1 - Peter Terwee
Assistant Secretary Program Management, CASG - Department of Defence

Implementing Program Management in Defence.

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote 2 - Dr. Alicia Aitken
Chief Project Officer (CPO) Telstra

Creating the Future of Project Delivery at Telstra.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Tea
  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Scheduling Complex Projects.

Sean Best • Muru Consulting

Project Portfolio Prioritisation & Optimisation.

Gareth Chegwidden • Telstra

Implementing Benefits Management on a Large, Complex & Messy Government ICT Program.

Nick Lauder • NSW Dept. of Education

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

SCRAM: Controlling Risks & Issues that Drive Schedule

Angela Tuffley • Redbay Consulting

Showcase Session

Meet the Vendors

Capability Improvement- A Slogan or a Reality?

Lawrie Kirk • APMG International

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Knowledge Hub:
Scheduling Complex Projects

Sean Best • Muru Consulting

Difficulties in Educating Australian Project Management Teams in Techniques for Evaluating Project Realisation.

Dr. Keith Joiner • Australian Defence Academy (UNSW)

Benefits Management Supporting Transformational Change.

Neil White • APM UK

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Knowledge Hub:
SCRAM: Controlling Risks & Issues that Drive Schedule.

Angela Tuffley • RedBay Consulting

Deltek PPM  in 2020.

Rob Edwards • Deltek US

Amplify Product Roadmap

Matt Williams • Connexion Systems

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Tea
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Earned Value: Present and Future

Patrick Weaver • Mosaic Project Services

Project Dashboards: Performance Analytics Tailored for the Executive.

Dan Foster • Skeiny

Making MSP Work in Practice

Ian McDermott • KPMG

 

Conference Agenda - Thursday 18th May 2017

 

  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Knowledge Hub:
SCRAM: Controlling Risks & Issues that Drive Schedule.

Lawrie Kirk • APMG International

Knowledge Hub: 
Project Controls Techniques.Dan Foster • Skeiny

Knowledge Hub:
Benefits Management. 

Nick Lauder • NSW Dept. of Education

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Knowledge Hub: 
Project Portfolio Prioritisation & Optimisation.

Gareth Chegwidden • Telstra

DCMA Data Driven Performance Management: Methods for Varifying Program & Project Health

Rob Edwards • Deltek US

From Business Case to Benefits Realisation: Theory & Practice in UK Government Projects.

Merv Wyeth • Chanctonbury Associate

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Tea
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Knowledge Hub: 
DCMA Data Driven Performance Management: Methods for Varifying Program & Project Health

Rob Edwards • Deltek US

Implementing Centres of Expertise in CASG- Challenges & Opportunities as a Functional Lead.

Stacey D. Wehmeier • Dept. of Defence - CASG

Bringing Rigor to Health & Social Services Programs.

Helen Telford • Telford Ltd. 

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Panel Session - Professionalisation of Project Management

Chartered Project Professional Status - Privy Council Awards APM UK a Charter | Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 - Obama signs into law Will Australia follow the UK and US lead?
Dr. Keith Joiner | Alex Cramb | Neil White | Patrick Weaver

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Keynote 3 - Alex Cramb
PMI

Project Management Circa '2025.'

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Keynote 4 - Rosanne Brand
PwC

Transformation Programme Management: Embracing Digital Service Delivery

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Closing Remarks - Connexion Systems