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- PGCS Project and Program Management Symposium 2022 -

Hybrid Event

Theme: Success is never an accident!
Venue: The Canberra Rex Hotel

If Diligence is the mother of good luck, then the diligent application of effective project governance and controls is the underpinning needed to create a culture of successful project delivery. The PGCS Project and Program Management Symposium 2022 (PGCS) will examine the foundations needed to deliver successful projects and programs including:

As Roman philosopher Seneca once said, Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity, being a part of PGCS 2022 as a delegate, presenter or sponsor is a great way to tap into a global knowledge network to help prepare both you and your projects for success.

As always, this year's symposium features an exciting range of keynote and stream speakers focused around our theme 'success is never an accident'. You are invited to 'make your own luck' and become part of a successful PGCS 2022.

Now in its 10th year, PGCS 2022 will focus on ways to build the foundations needed to create project and program success including creating:

You are invited to be part of this journey, by sharing your knowledge and expertise by:

Previous PGCS presentations and papers are available for free download from the PGCS library

Through its history, Australia has been built on projects like the original Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme, national highways and railroads, and Defence projects worth billions of dollars.

Effective project management has been critical to our success as a nation and this is just as important in the decades ahead.

A highlight of the symposium is its access to thought leaders from the USA and Europe. Each year, selected speakers from overseas are brought to the symposium to share knowledge and provide an international perspective on project and portfolio management.

More than anything else, the symposium is about connection. This is perhaps the only symposium that actively engages practitioners with the academic community. It fosters a strong private and public sector attendance, with industry, and with project governance and controls specialists. It doesn't matter which professional body you belong to - this symposium is non-tribal from the opening address through to conclusion - it truly is about sharing knowledge and improving project outcomes.

How will the hybrid symposium work?

Depending on the COVID restrictions at the time of the symposium, delegates will have the option of attending the symposium in Canberra or participating virtually.

Face-to-face delegates will have access to all of the content live in the venue as well as the virtual content on demand.

Virtual delegates will have access to and be able to participate in the live plenary sessions, and view the content on demand.

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