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Project Management Conference 2019

Talent, Inspiration, Motivation and Emotional Intelligence are the game changers in our industry. How we use our talents, inspire others around us to do their best, motivate our project teams and connect with stakeholders positively affects the success of our projects.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) Portland Chapter is the leader in the region working for the advancement of the project management industry. We strive to serve individuals and organizations by making them more successful. We are a responsive and collaborative center of excellence promoting ethics, quality, knowledge, skills, integrity, and leadership.


About the Conference

Portland Chapter’s 2019 Annual Conference will be here before you know it. September 20, 2019, is just around the corner! This year’s conference, held at the Oregon Convention Center, is shaping up in exciting ways.

The PMI Portland Annual Conference has provided premier educational experiences for Project Management in the Portland region for the past 18 years. This year, with a theme focusing on TIME: Talent, Motivation, Inspiration and Emotional Intelligence, we’re looking to bring the best and brightest in the profession together to expand our knowledge, make connections, and elevate our industry to new heights.

Attendees will walk away from this unparalleled gathering feeling energized from sharing innovative strategic ideas with more than 600 professionals in the field, and connecting with vendors whose products and services can enhance our trade.

4 Educational Tracks  •  2 Keynotes  

2019 Opening Keynote: Kevin D. Monroe

What TIME will do for you...

  • New Talents: You’ll discover skills you didn’t realize you had; improve the talent you already hold, and build new ones.

  • New Inspiration: You’ll absorb the wisdom and experience of our excellent keynote speakers, selected not only for their expertise but for their passion and ability to inspire others. Leave inspired!

  • New Motivation: Spending time connecting with peers and experts alike will provide renewed motivation to take on new challenges and achieve more in the professional project arena.

  • New Emotional Intelligence: Managing teams requires us to learn and deepen people skills. Emotional intelligence, the ability to understand the feelings and motivations of others, is in demand more than ever.

What you’ll leave with...

  • New Connections: Network with 600+ diverse-minded professionals. Connect with leaders, experts, and other professionals. Polish your elevator speech, dust off your burning questions, and bring your business cards to broaden your own network!

  • PDUs: Earn professional development units (PDUs) to help maintain your certification.

  • Current Knowledge: Keep ahead of competition and stay relevant by learning the latest trends and best practices. Demonstrate your new knowledge at work and stay relevant.

List of Companies Present Last Year:

  • City of Portland
  • Nike
  • State of Oregon
  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Legacy Health
  • Providence Health & Services
  • University of Portland
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • OHSU
  • Metro
  • PGE
  • OnPoint Community Credit Union
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Rivermark Community Credit Union
  • Cambia Health
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Multnomah County


Attendants with Certifications