2018 Conference - Agenda

Sharing Perspectives and Best Practices - November 26, 2018

The 2018 Conference in its 13th year anniversary is organized by the HAU Centre of Excellence in Project Management and Global Business Management Consultants.

 

Keynote speakers

IT Governance, Project & Portfolio Management - the applied perspective
Sakis Maraslis
, Deputy Head of Unit -DIGIT A.1 Customers, Communications and Governance, European Commission

MSF: a 5-year journey implementing an activist PMO in an activist organization
Robin Vincent-Smith
, Programme, Change & Knowledge Manager, General Directorate, Médecins Sans Frontières

Enhanced business support for Business Analysis and Portfolio Management using sophisticated tools
John Waring
, Corporate Programmes and Projects Officer, European Defence Agency

 

Conference workshops & facilitators (26/11/2018)

The Agile Toolbox: 3 agile techniques
Apostolis Apladas
, Senior IT Project Manager at the European Commission

Practicing deep listening, an effective communication tool for conflict resolution
Themis Gkion
Learning Experience Architect, Flow Athens

Strengths and weaknesses of the "notorious" Risk Matrix: One size does not fit all
Ilias Katsagounos
, Project Manager (e-training & communications), European Security and Defence College

Balancing the Ps of Project Management, Effective Management of Critical Success Factors
Nicos Kourounakis
, Senior Consultant, Project Management Methodologies, OPM2

Benefits Management
George Merguerian
, Senior Partner, Global Business Management Consultants

Advanced collaboration techniques for a team that rocks!
Theodore Moulos, Group CEO, GrowthRocks

A chameleon without borders - helping MSF to become a learning organization
Robin Vincent-Smith, Programme, Change & Knowledge Manager, General Directorate, Médecins Sans Frontières

 

Agenda

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Opening remarks: George Merguerian, Senior Partner, Global Business Management Consultants

  Keynote Presentations

09:30 – 10:15

MSF: a 5-year journey implementing an activist PMO in an activist organization.
Robin Vincent-Smith, Programme, Change and Knowledge Manager, MSF

   Parallel Sessions - Workshops

 

STREAM 1

STREAM 2

STREAM 3

10:15 – 11:45

Strengths and weaknesses of the ‘notorious’ Risk Matrix: One size does not fit all.

Ilias Katsagounos, Training Manager , e-training & communications, European Security and Defence College

Balancing the Ps of Project Management, Effective Management of Critical Success Factors.

Nicos Kourounakis, Senior Consultant, OPM2

Practicing deep listening, an effective communication tool for conflict resolution 

Themis Gkion, Learning Experience Architect, Flow Athens

11:45 – 12:15

Coffee break and networking

12:15 – 13:45

A chameleon without borders - helping MSF to become a learning organization.

Robin Vincent-Smith, Programme, Change and Knowledge Manager, MSF

The Agile Toolbox: 3 agile techniques.

Apostolis Apladas, Senior IT Project Manager

 

Advanced collaboration techniques for a team that rocks!

Theodore Moulos, CEO, GrowthRocks, ViralLoops

13:45 – 15:00

Lunch break 

  Keynote Presentation

15:00 – 15:30

How to say ‘This is crap’ in different languages.

Michael Robbs, Business English & Communications Coach, Hellenic American Union

  Parallel Sessions - Workshops

15:30 – 17:00

Benefits management

George Merguerian, Senior Partner, Global Business Management Consultants

Project Management in the Age of Blockchain

Sorin Cristescu, Blockchain Competence Centre Leader at European Commission (DIGIT)

 

Professional Virtues for Performance: The CAVE Approach© A virtues-based management approach

Anastasia Moira, Performance Improvement Practitioner

17:00 – 17:15

Coffee break and networking

  Keynote Presentation

17:15 – 17:45

Enhanced business support for Business Analysis & Portfolio Management using sophisticated tools.

John Waring - Programmes & Projects Management Officer, European Defence Agency

17.45 – 18:00

Closing Remarks: George Merguerian, Senior Partner, Global Business Management Consultants

 

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