Public Sector
Driving outcomes, innovation & excellence in portfolio, program & project management
Conference Date
1st & 2nd March 2017
Canberra Rex Hotel
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Today, the sheer scale and quantity of projects being implemented across Australian government demand effective project, program and portfolio management. In response, there is an increasing push towards the establishment and maturation of PMOs to align budgets, resources, time frames and project scope with the organisation’s broader strategic direction.

This conference showcases key leaders in portfolio and program management from across the Australian Public Sector (APS) who will share their experiences and lessons learnt to address some of the biggest challenges facing government PMOs right now.

This conference will focus on:

  • Defining the role of the PMO & its scope within your organisation
  • Strengthening workforce capability & improving project delivery
  • Linking organisational purpose to operational outcomes
  • Measuring outcomes & improving benefits realisation
  • Driving effective organisational change management
  • Ensuring the longevity of your PMO

Who will attend?

Representatives from:

  • Federal Departments & Agencies
  • State Departments & Agencies
  • Local Councils
  • Universities
  • Local Health Districts

Who are Directors, Managers, Executives and Heads of:

  • Project Management Office
  • Enterprise Project Management Office
  • Portfolio, Program or Project Management/ Delivery
  • Strategic Governance & Reporting
  • Change, Transformation & Knowledge Management

Attend to learn:

  • Define the role of the PMO & its scope within your organisation

  • Strengthen workforce capability & improve project delivery

  • Link organisational purpose to operational outcomes & benefits realisation

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Key Speakers

Peter Terwee
Assistant Secretary Program Management, Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group
Department of Defence
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Belinda Robertson
Assistant Commissioner, ATO Portfolio Management
Australian Taxation Office
Alicia Aitken
Chief Project Officer
Richard Hemsworth
EPMO Planning and Environment Cluster
NSW Department of Planning & Environment


What People Are Saying

  • “As the public service fully commits itself to measuring results by outcomes, program management needs to be accorded far greater professional status. Project and program managers need to be recognised as a community of practice…and capability needs to be progressively enhanced.”

    Professor Peter Shergold AC
    August 2015

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