Program 2020 – CONFLICT & CRISIS

Conference Program of Day 1 – May 30, 2020

OPENING
Time: 2:00 pm – 2:10 pm CEST

GRZEGORZ SZALAJKO, POLAND – Independent strategic advisor, leading editor of the IPMA Project Excellence Baseline speaking about a step by step process on getting the project in control
 
Time: 2:10 pm – 2:40 pm CEST
Topic: Heeelp! How to deal with external crisis influencing your project?
Format: LIVE
 
EMMA-RUTH ARNAZ-PEMBERTON, UK – PMO, Project, Programme and Portfolio specialist with extensive experience in the change management industry speaking about the emerging trends
 
Time: 2:50 pm – 3:20 pm CEST
Topic: Cutting through the Method Monsters During Covid-19
Format: LIVE
 
BENEDICT GROSS, GERMANY – Crisis Management expert with more than 15 years of experience, certified Emergency Manager (CEM) speaking about Crisis Management as a profession
 
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:10 pm CEST
Topic: Crisis Mgmt as a profession: How companies prepare for adverse scenarios & emergencies
Format: LIVE
 
EVA GABORIKOVA, SLOVAKIA – Cross-cultural consultant and coach supporting leaders, managers and teams for more than 15 years speaking about conflicts and crisis in a cross-cultural context
 
Time: 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm CEST
Topic: Why are we locked in conflicts and crisis caused by cross-cultural differences?
Format: LIVE
 
ROLAND GAREIS, AUSTRIA – Managing director of Roland Gareis Consulting GmbH presenting a case study of resolving the crisis of the “HAPPYPROJECTS 20 organizing” project
 
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm CEST
Topic: Courage & Crisis: First defining, then resolving the project crisis…
Format: LIVE
 
STEPHEN CARVER, UK – Academic, Businessman and Teller of Tales speaking about how to navigate from being totally overwhelmed by a crisis right through to turning it into a project
 
Time: 6:10 pm – 6:40 pm CEST
Topic: Turning Crisis into a Project
Format: LIVE
 
STIJN PIETERS, BELGIUM – Founder and managing partner of PM • Risk Crisis Change discussing how companies and emergency services can learn from each other when it comes to resilience
 
Time: 6:50 pm – 7:20 pm CEST
Topic: Learning from global crisis: shifting from efficiency to resilience?
Format: LIVE
 
PETER MILSOM, CANADA – Convenor of ISO 21502, author of Sustainable Project Management standards speaking about conflicts related to sustainability and social responsibility
 
Time: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm CEST
Topic: Recognizing and dealing with sustainability conflicts in your projects
Format: LIVE
 

Conference Program of Day 2 – May 31, 2020

OPENING
Time: 2:00 pm – 2:10 pm CEST

PETE MORGAN, HONG KONG – Hostage negotiator, Retd. Commander of the Hong Kong Crisis Negotiation Unit, executive coach speaking about hostage negotiation tactics and techniques
 
Time: 2:10 pm – 2:40 pm CEST
Topic: Influencing secrets of crisis negotiators
Format: LIVE
 
ELENI TSECHELIDOU, GREECE – Assessor, business strategy and project management consultant, and trainer exploring the topic of conflict from different perspectives and in alternative scenarios
 
Time: 2:50 pm – 3:20 pm CEST
Topic: The art of making people happy. Or maybe not?
Format: LIVE
 
SILVIA DRAHOŠOVÁ, SLOVAKIA – Program and Portfolio Manager, Freelancer with history of working in the ICT speaking about risk and crisis anticipation and crisis prevention
 
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm CEST
Topic: Be brave enough for a conflict
Format: LIVE
 
DEANNA LANDERS, USA – Founder of Project Managers Without Borders sharing how to use project management and related life skills to make the world a better place
 
Time: 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm CEST
Topic: Making the World a Better Place through Project Management
Format: LIVE
 
BAREND DANIËL (BEN) PETERS, SOUTH AFRICA – Director of Corporate Project, Programme and Portfolio Management at the City of Cape Town speaking about Water Resilience Programme
 
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm CEST
Topic: Crisis Project Management: Water Resilience Programme
Format: LIVE
 
MARK CAWOOD, SOUTH AFRICA – Senior management consultant specialising in project, programme and portfolio management speaking about Water Resilience Programme
 
Time: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm CEST
Topic: Crisis Project Management: Water Resilience Programme
Format: LIVE
 
SUSANNE MADSEN, UK – Internationally recognised project leadership coach, trainer, consultant, and author sharing her personal story and providing tips and insights on how to overcome stress
 
Time: 6:10 pm – 6:40 pm CEST
Topic: Stay Clear of Negative Stress in Project Management
Format: LIVE

PANEL DISCUSSION
Time: 6:50 pm – 7:45 pm CEST
Topic: SOFT SIDE OF THE CRISIS
Panel facilitator: Vladimir Polkovnikov, Russia

KAMIL MROZ, BELGIUM – Winner of IPMA Young PM of the Year Award 2013, “Best in Best” global award 2019, organiser of “Pint of PM” monthly event for PMs in Belgium ELIZABETH HARRIN, UK – Author, mentor and award-winning blogger with over twenty years’ experience in leading IT, business change and process improvement projects
RUTH PEARCE, USA – Regular speaker and writer on the topics of Building Social Intelligence Through Character Strengths, Mindfulness & Character Strengths

CLOSING
Time: 7:45 pm – 8:00 pm CEST

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