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Overview

Project Management National Conference, India 2015 is a three-day professional development event, organized and hosted by the PMI Bangalore India Chapter from 10th to 12th September 2015.

The conference theme ARCHITECTING PROJECT MANAGEMENT for Redefining India… takes inspiration from the mood of change and optimism that has enveloped India. It aims to present industry views, case studies, invited speeches and technical papers that focus on how Project Management practitioners:

- Play a key role in redefining the way India builds its capabilities

- Help create the climate for growth

- Enable the country to move towards an economy focused on innovation & product development

The conference provides a platform for Project Management Practitioners across industries, government, NGOs and academia, to exchange ideas on the challenges and opportunities in managing projects that will help redefine the nation.

Why Attend This Event

Visionary speakers to share their wealth of knowledge

Great networking opportunities! Over 1000 professionals from diverse fields from across the country are expected to attend the conference

Impactful and award winning projects to be presented at the conference

Earn up to 21 PDUs by attending the conference and early bird sessions

Register online from home or office - It's easier than ever!

Choice of informative paper presentations and individual excellence sessions running on parallel tracks - Take your pick!

Innovative Poster Presentations - Now even your break time will be insightful!


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Agenda

08:30 – 10:30 Registration & Networking / PM Poster Sessions
10:30 – 12:30 Pre-conference special sessions

Early bird registrants get the benefit of attending any one of the below mentioned pre-conference sessions worth 3 additional PDU’s



Special session 1: Challenges in Projects Environment and Opportunities for Make in India – Theory of Constraints Perspective by Ravindra Udagatti & Nikhil Shah (Hall: Kalinga 2)

Special session 2: Inside out, Outside in – Redefining Project Leadership by Valerie Gray (Hall: Lalit 3 & 4)

Special session 3: Lead the way: Excel as a woman project manager by Puja Kohli, Nemichandra, Aruna Schwarz, Lakshmi Char, Vaishali Pandey and Pradeep Chankarachan (Hall: Lalit 1 & 2)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break / PM Poster Session
13:30 – 15:30 Pre-conference special sessions (continued)

Special session 1: Challenges in Projects Environment and Opportunities for Make in India – Theory of Constraints Perspective by Ravindra Udagatti & Nikhil Shah (Hall: Kalinga 2)

Special session 2: Inside out, Outside in – Redefining Project Leadership by Valerie Gray (Hall: Lalit 3 & 4)

Special session 3: Lead the way: Excel as a woman project manager by Puja Kohli, Nemichandra, Aruna Schwarz, Lakshmi Char, Vaishali Pandey and Pradeep Chankarachan (Hall: Lalit 1 & 2)

16:15 – 16:45 Cultural Program (Hall Name: Kalinga)

COLLOQUIAL COUSINS (Praveen Kumar & Sundeep Rao)
An evening of English stand up comedy

17:00 – 17:30 Inauguration Function (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Inauguration by Michael DePrisco, Vice President - Academic and Educational Programs, PMI

Welcome address by Murali Santhanam, President - PMI Bangalore India Chapter

17:30 – 18:00 Opening Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

by Mr. Michael DePrisco, Vice President - Academic and Educational Programs, PMI

18:00 – 18:45 Inaugural Address by Chief Guest (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Dr. Bala Bharadvaj, Leader of Engineering and Technology, Boeing India

18:45 – 19:30 Special Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Manish Sabharwal Chairman and co-founder of Teamlease Services and Member of Central Advisory Board of Education under Ministry of HRD

19:30 – 20:15 Awards & Recognition (Hall Name: Kalinga)
20:15 – 21:30 Networking Dinner

Lawns

08:15 – 09:00 Registration & Networking / PM Poster Session
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome note (Hall Name: Kalinga)

by Jacob Varghese, Head – IT, Defence and Aerospace - PMI India

09:05 – 09:50 Special Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Nandan Nilekani, former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India

President of the governing body of  the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). He is also a member of the board of governors of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

09:50 – 10:30 Keynote Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Seeding Innovation for Tomorrow's India

By Vishnu Sundaram, Director of Engineering at HARMAN International (India) Private Limited

10:30 – 11:15 Tea Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

11:15 – 12:45 Inspirational Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Winning against Odds - Ability in Disabiity

By Deepa Malik - Athlete (Paraplegic), Arjuna Award Winner

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

14:00 – 14:45
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Invited Speaker:

Enterprise Agility and Leadership Transformation Stories by
Siraj Sirajuddin, PMP, SPCT and Susan Gibson, SPCT, CSPO, MSAP


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Paper Presentation: 

Disruptive Approach to Skill Building by Pradeep K Jaswani



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Improving Agricultural Supply Chain Performance by Rose Antony

 


 

Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Projects in rural & Semi Urban India - Customizing basic Project Management by Mangesh Inamdar

 


14:45 – 15:30
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Case Study:

Redefining India's Air Defence by Natraj Krishnappa, General Manager (Missile Systems Strategic Business Unit) - BEL, Bangalore.


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Invited Speaker:

Frank Galahad - Director, Partner Sales, Microsoft Corporation



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Tangible & Rapid Adoption of Cloud technologies by Pamela Kundu

 


Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Measuring ROI of Agile Transformation by Rahul Sudhame

 


15:30 – 16:00 Tea Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

16:00 – 16:45 Keynote Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Digital India: Architecture, Achievements, Opportunities and Challenges

By Prof. S. V. Raghavan Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

17:00 – 17:45 Keynote Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Putting India First - Leadership Dimension in Project Management to Redefine India

By Shantharaju B S, CEO Indus Towers

17:45 – 17:55 Announcements & Closure of Day

(Hall Name: Kalinga)

08:15 – 09:00 Networking / Poster Sessions

Event Sponsors and Poster sessions at Lalit Gardens

09:00 – 09:05 Welcome note (Hall Name: Kalinga)

By B. G. Jayaram, PMI Region Mentor - (Region 11)

09:05 – 09:50 Special Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman and Founder, Narayana Health

09:50 – 10:30 Keynote Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

By Mr. Viq A. Pervaaz,  Principal- Ernst & Young's Human Capital Practice (New York)

10:30 – 11:15 Tea Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

11:15 – 12:00
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Paper Presentation:

Role of Supply Chain Management in Infrastructure Projects by Dr. Tapash Kumar Ganguli


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Paper Presentation:

Its time for Product Leadership by Ravi Kanniganti



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Integrated Portfolio management for Federal and State Projects by Sreejith N T


Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Challenges & benefits of Agile Practices in Pharma Industry by Krishna Vasu Deva Sharma M


12:00 – 12:45
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Case Study:

Marketing Health Awareness

By Dinesh Madhavan Director, Healthcare Global (HCG) 


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Paper Presentation:

Leveling Up: Five Real-World Examples of Incremental Maturity by Tony Appleby



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Organizational Project Management in Financial Inclusion Projects by Raju Rao


Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Dedicated Freight Corridors for Indian Railways by Ajit Kumar Mishra


12:45 – 14:00 Lunch Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

14:00 – 14:45
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Paper Presentation

Last Link Project Management in Automotive World by Yogesh Kulkarni


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Paper Presentation:

Leveraging ICT Technologies for Redefining India by Vimal Wakhlu



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Effective Governance of Improvement Program in a Large Organization by Souvagya Choudhury


Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Projects implementing Smart Cities: Risk Identification, Analysis & Mitigation by Venkata Jogarao V.


14:45 – 15:30
Track 1 (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Paper Presentation:

Creative Thinking for Effective Project Management by Debabrata Pruseth


Track 2 (Hall Name: Kalinga 2)

Paper Presentation:

Transformation Management office as an Enabler by Gaurav Sapra



Track 3 (Hall Name: Lalit 1 & 2)

Paper Presentation:

Redefining Monitoring and Evaluation system for enhancing effectiveness of watershed development by Dr. Ranganath B. K.


Track 4 (Hall Name: Lalit 3 & 4)

Paper Presentation:

Automation of Public Distribution Systems by Vijay Mohangandhi


15:30 – 16:15 Tea Break / PM Poster Session

Lawns

16:15 – 17:00 Keynote Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

Technology driven changes and Project Management

By Mr. B. V. R. Mohan Reddy - Founder and Executive Chairman of Cyient India Ltd and Chairman of NASSCOM.

17:00 – 17:45 Valedictory Address (Hall Name: Kalinga)

The Reality of Climate Change

By Mr. C. B. Ramkumar- Founder & Managing Trustee Green Dreams for the Planet

17:45 – 18:00 Conference Closure (Hall Name: Kalinga)

By Vijay Paul, Secretary & Treasurer - PMI Bangalore India Chapter

Speakers

Listed below are the top 50 papers submitted for the conference.

Partners and Sponsors

Organizer's Speak

Murali Santhanam

Conference Chair

Dear Practitioner,
The events of the National Conference 2011 hosted in Bengaluru are still fresh in memory. When Dr. APJ Abdul....

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Raj Kalady

Managing Director,
PMI India

Dear Practitioner,
It is my great pleasure to announce the PMI India National Conference for the seventh year running. PMI India....

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Venue

The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore


Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Next to CM Guest House, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Terms & Conditions

Participation Terms and Conditions

1. Communication Address: 
The official address for all communications pertaining to this conference will be of:
PMI India
PMI Organization Centre Pvt Ltd
302-305, 3rd Floor, Balarama, Plot No. C-3, E Block,
Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East,
Mumbai - 400051, India
Or Email: registration@pmi-india.org

All communications should be marked as "PMI India National Conference 2016"

2. Early Bird Offer:

a. Early bird registrations will start from 29th August uptill 30th September 2016 OR till the first 200 registrations (which ever is first)

d. Early Bird delegates will get benefit of attending the Special session complimentary. Special session will be held on 17th November 2016 which will be worth 2.5 additional PDUs

e. Early bird registrants have the option of choosing from 2 sessions. The Master class by Kevin Kelly has a max seating capactiy of 150 persons and the Workshop by Tathagat Varma has a max seating capacity of 50 persons. These seats will be filled on a first come first serve basis and once a session is full registrations for that session will be stopped.

f. Early bird registrants also have the option to choose to be part of the mentoring clinic sessions which is an exclusive opportunity to meet with an industry expert and get guidance. A fifteen min slot will be scheduled during the conference and the timings for the same will be communicated to the registrant a 3 days before the conference.

g. Cancellations and transfers of registrations are strictly not permitted under the "Early Bird Offer"

h. Early bird registrants get the benfit of choosing a session + mentoring clinic + a networking lunch on Nov 17th afternoon. NO monetary discount is applicable for early bird.


3. Offline Registrations (Groups of 5+ delegates sponsored by an organization)

a. Any organization wishing to sponsor delegates to attend the conference may avail of offline registrations.

b. For offline registrations please register at: http://www.pmi.org.in/apps/offline and enter your nominations. One submitting your nominations an invoice will be auto generated.

c. All Demand drafts/cheques must be in favor of "PMI Organization Centre Pvt. Ltd." payable at Mumbai.

d. Registration confirmations are subject to receipt of payments.

 

4. Group Discounts applicable:

a. Any Corporate or individual group of 5 and above participants are entitled to a Group Discount. Refer to fee table for details.

b. In case a invoice is requested for individual groups, then only a single invoice will be raised on the name of the primary registrant (ie Multiple invoices will NOt be raised). 

Fee table (pricing per head, inclusive of taxes)

ACTIVE PMI CHAPTER MEMBERS: INR 13000
ACTIVE PMI MEMBERS: INR 13500
ACTIVE PMI Credential Holders: INR 14500
Other individual delegates: INR 17500
Government Employees/Academicians/Students: INR 11000
CORPORATE/ GROUP Registrations of 5 to 10 delegates: INR 14000
CORPORATE & GROUP Registrations of above 10 delegates:  INR 13000

5. Cancellation/Refund & Transfer of Registration:
a. Cancellation and/or refund of registration is NOT allowed for any category, however registration can be transferred, provided the request for transfer is made on or before 31st August 2015. If in case the category of registration differs, balance amount if any will be payable by the delegate. No refunds balance amount will be given in a case where the transfer is being done to someone eligible for a greater discount.

b. All transfers requests are subject to scrutiny and may be rejected by the organizing committee if found inappropriate.

c. Transfers not applicable in case of Early Bird offers.

 

6. Pricing and fee categories

a. All participation fees mentioned are inclusive of 14.5% service tax

b. Government Employees include all employees working for Central and any state government organization (excluding PSUs) in India

c. The Govt./Academicians/Student fee category of INR 11000 is limited to a maximum of 35 seats and will be allocated on first come first serve basis. This category will not be available once these 35 seats are booked.

d. Academicians include only full time professors

e. Students include only full time students

 

Important points for delegates

  • Registrations open on 29th August 2016 and close on 31st October 2016
  • Attendees can claim maximum of 18 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for attending the conference. Those attending the Early Bird session on 17th November can claim upto 2.5 additional PDUs.
    (Note: PDUs mentioned are the upper limit on number of PDU’s that can be claimed. However this may vary depending on the PMI credential you hold.)
  • You are bound by the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Members and credential holders should provide membership number and credential number at the time of registering.
  • You will receive an e-mail of acknowledgement upon completing the registration process. A confirmation mail with your unique ID will be sent a week prior to the conference date.
    Please print out the confirmation page while registering online and carry it to the venue.
  • In case any data that is provided during registration is found to be false and/or incorrect, PMI India reserves right to cancel the registration and no refund will be provided.
  • Inaugural/Valedictory Sessions, Keynote/Special Addresses will be conducted in the main hall. These events will also be telecasted live to a separate hall at the venue for comfortable viewing.
  • Entry in the main hall will be on first come first serve basis.
  • Providing of incorrect information for the purpose of claiming offers or otherwise, will lead to cancellation of registration and the registration amount paid shall not be refunded.
  • All registration processes either online or off-line should be completed within the specified date(s).
  • Include your registration number, e-mail address, name and dates of the event in all future correspondence.
  • For queries, please email us at registration@pmi-india.org

PMI Organization Centre Pvt. Ltd.


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