Driving excellence, boosting capability, delivering agile improvement
Conference Date
14th & 15th March 2018
SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney
Early Bird - Save $200
Book by 23/02/18


Driving PMO excellence through leadership
The third event in the Public Sector PMO Leadership series will focus on the strategic alignment between the PMO and the business, strengthening team capability and driving agile improvement to boost maturity. For the first time, the program will feature a world cafe, allowing delegates the opportunity to explore key concepts in more depth and through an interactive Q&A with industry leaders.

The 3rd Public Sector PMO Leadership conference will bring together senior public sector leaders to share their challenges, expertise and lessons learnt on how to effectively lead strategic improvement in project, program and portfolio management.

Key learnings:
  • Align benefits management & realisation with strategy
  • Improve risk management
  • Communicate organisational value
  • Improve transfer of knowledge & capability
  • Boost team agility & adapt to rate of change
Who will attend?
Representatives from:
  • Federal Departments & Agencies
  • State Departments & Agencies
  • Local Councils
  • Universities
  • Local Health Districts
Who are Directors, Managers, Executives & Heads of:
  • Project/Program/Portfolio Management Offices
  • Enterprise PMOs
  • ICT PMOs
  • Capital/Business/Strategic Projects
  • Project/Program/Portfolio Management & Delivery
  • Project Planning, Governance & Performance
  • Organisational Transformation & Change Management

Attend to learn:

  • Align benefits management & realisation with strategic direction
  • Improve transfer of knowledge & team capability
  • Adapting to rate of change & boosting team agility

Key Speakers

Hedy Manders
Senior Advisor
New Zealand Treasury
Collin Smith
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
International Centre for Complex Management
Peter Shergold AC
Western Sydney University
Taka Bodiam
Director, Enterprise Portfolio and Planning
QLD Department of Education & Training
Arvind Tyagi
Executive Director Transition and Development Office
NSW Department Planning & Environment


What People Are Saying

  • “As a sponsor, I had delegates calling me the day after the conference”

    Louise Gardner
    Pledge Consulting & Sponsor of the Public Sector PMO Leadership conference 2017
  • “The Public Sector PMO Leadership conference provided an excellent opportunity to network with and learn from PMO leaders, industry experts and impassioned project practitioners across a broad range of industries.”

    Stephen Davies
    Director EPMO, University of Melbourne, Public Sector PMO July 2017 attendee


  • Date: 17 Jul 2017  By: Stephen Davies

    There are several reasons why an organisation might choose to take a systematic approach to benefits management. A methodical approach to benefits management can assist the project owner to clearly articulate the proposed problem or opportunity and achieve project outcomes. It can inform project investment decision-making and project design, and it can form the basis …

  • Date: 8 Jun 2017  By: Jordon Sims

    The demands of today’s rapidly changing global business environment present organisations with increasingly complex strategic and operational challenges. Staying competitive calls for the effective management of projects and programs, which drive all organisational change. Successful organisations recognise the benefits of disciplined project delivery: lower costs, greater efficiencies, improved customer and stakeholder satisfaction, and greater competitive …

  • Date: 29 May 2017  By: Brian Dixon

    In the past 10 years, I have been the lead on the establishment of three PMOs (Project Management Offices); two were in the private sector and I’m currently undertaking the third for a Public Sector organisation. When I first started this journey as a PM over 35 years ago, I was lost with no PM …

  • Date: 22 May 2017  By: Jessica Farrelly

    More organisational projects are meeting their objectives and being completed within budget compared to five years ago, according to the 2017 Pulse of the Profession report. The global Project Management Institute (PMI) survey of project management professionals charts current and future project management trends. Despite progress in the completion of projects, it found that organisations …

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