Elia’s Focus on Project Management

Elia’s Focus on Project Management

Now in its fourth year, Elia’s Focus on Project Management is the language industry’s only event devoted to project management. The format combines a traditional and unconference style to equip project and production managers of all...

Hamburg, Germany
05 Dec 2019 - 07 Dec 2019
Conference Organized by WellingtonePPM

Future PMO 2019

London, UK
17 Oct 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
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    Future PMO 2019

    About FuturePMO

    FuturePMO is a one-day unique, fun, informative, inspiring and friendly PMO Conference that is designed to push the boundaries of your PMO thinking, to look towards the future.

    The PMO event is attended by PMO Practitioners at all levels and it brings together leading experts from across industry to share their PMO knowledge, experience, challenges and solutions.

    FuturePMO carefully balances serious PMO talk with a hefty dose of fun. So if our Back to the Future or Sci-Fi themes weren’t black tie enough for you, maybe join us for our very Special Agent FuturePMO in 2019.


    Why should you attend FuturePMO


    Spending time with your PMO peers is always valuable. Spending that time in an environment tailored to the challenges and opportunities you not only face today, but tomorrow; will enable both your personal development and that of your PMO. You will return to your day job focused on your PMO future, empowered with tools and techniques, and passionate about your journey.


    Steve Leybourne - Professor at Boston University

    Bobby Binns - Global Head of PMO

    Alan Chambers MBE - former Royal Marine and author of Lead Yourself To Success

    Andy Murray - partner at RSM UK Consulting LLP, Chartered Director and Management Consultant

    Ellen Jarrett - Head of PMO

    Ben Brownlee - Programme Assurance Director at BBC

    James McMillan - Founder of and Chief Officer at Audeo Fortis

    Henrik Sonnenberg - partner at Implement Consulting Group

    Americo Pinto - Chair at PMO Global Alliance

    Florian Bay - District Director (CEO) at Toastmasters International in UK South

    Gilbert Silvius - Academic Lecturer, Researcher and Author

    Alan Jackson - Lead Programme Manager

    Emma-Ruth Arnaz-Pemberton - Director of Consulting Services at Wellingtone

    Baz Khinda - Senior Microsoft PPM Consultant and Director at Wellingtone

    Paulo Finuras, Ph.D - Associate Professor at ISG-Lisbon Business & Economics School and an Executive Director at PF Lda

    Marisa Silva - Secretary of the APM PMO SIG, a Senior Consultant at Wellingtone, Programs Director at Project Managers Without Borders and author of Bedtime Stories for Project Managers.

    Vince Hines - Managing Director at Wellingtone, accredited APM Trainer and a Microsoft Technology Specialist



    Wednesday, October 16:


    19:00 - PMO Networking, Drinks & Canapes


    Thursday, October 17:


    09:15 - Welcome, Vince Hines, Wellintone

    09:30 - "Bricolage and Improvisation within Contemporary Project Management", Steve Leybourne, Boston University

    10:10 - Americo Pinto, PMO Global Alliance

    10:40 - 20 Minute Break

    11:00 - Workshops

    "Half Double - An Enterpreneurial Approach to Agile Projects", Henrik Sonnenberg, Implement Consulting Group (Workshop Room: Moore - The Future)

    "Public Speaking Demystified", Florian Bay, Toastmasters Internationals (Workshop Room: Craig - Personal Development)

    "PMO Assurance of Major Projects", Ben Brownlee, BBC (Workshop Room: Connery - PMO Journey)

    "PMO from zero to...?", Alan Jackson, LLWR (Workshop Room: Dalton - Winners)

    "Showcase of Microsoft PPM, the Tool of the Future PMO", Baz Khinda, Wellingtone (Workshop Room: Microsoft Clinic)


    "Future Maturity (P3M3) or Five Generation Workplace", Andy Murray, RSM UK (Workshop Room: Moore - The Future)

    "Wellingtone PMO Academy - Your Personilised Journey", Marisa Silva & Emma-Ruth Arnaz-Pemberton, Wellingtone (Workshop Room: Craig - Personal Development)

    Speaker to be Announced (Workshop Room: Connery - PMO Journey)

    "Putting the Pea in PMO", Ellen Jarrett, Ella's Kitchen (Workshop Room: Dalton - Winners)

    "PMO Analytics with Power BI" (Workshop Room: Microsoft Clinic)

    12:20 - Lunch & Networking


    Best PMO in Asia Pacific, PMOGA Finalist

    Best PMO in Europe, PMOGA Finalist

    Best PMO in Africa, PMOGA Finalist

    Best PMO in Americas, PMOGA Finalist


    "Taking Responisbility? The Role of PMOs in Relising a Sustainable Society", Gilbert Silvius, LOI University of Applied Sciences

    "Cultures, Trust and PMOs", Paulo Finuras, Lisbon Business & Economics School

    "The People Side of PMO", James McMillan, Audeo Fortis

    "Programme PMO Leads – the Programme Manager’s COO", Bobby Binns, Dyson

    "Practical Resource Management with Project Online", Wellingtone

    14:50 - 20 Minute Break

    15:10 - Keynote Speaker: Alan Chambers MBE

    15:50"Food for Thought", Vince Hines, Wellingtone

    16:20 - Networking and Drinks Reception

    17:30 - Close

    About the Organizer

    FuturePMO is owned, managed and staffed by WellingtonePPM.

    They are a leading Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) consultancy, working with clients across the UK and internationally with offices in Windsor, United Kingdom, Dublin, Ireland and Madrid, Spain.

    They are the only organisation that is both a Microsoft Gold Partner with the PPM Specialisation as well as an APM Accredited Training Provider. They are also an exclusive Partner of the PMO Global Alliance and PMO Value Ring. Their clients range from global organisations to SMEs across most verticals.

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