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PMPC 2016
 Project Managers’ Practioners’ conference

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Transformations on Priority


Padma Vibhushan Dr. M S Swaminathan, Founder and Emeritus Chairman, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation couldn’t join us in person due to health issues but made sure he is not disappointing the audience and connected through Skype. He shared the challenges and achievements of the green revolution movement that he led. He also emphasized on focused approach to run long term transformation projects.


Smart City



Dr. Ravindra A, Chairman, The Smart Cities India Foundation delivered the keynote address and explained “The Smart Cities initiatives” by the Government of India. He added how Government of India has been harnessing technology to create smart outcomes for citizens and how Smart Cities are helping in improving quality of Life by improving infrastructure and other facilities. The session was very interesting and interactive with many questions from audience.

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Acknowledgment & Recognitions


On the third day of the Conference, The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System or IRNSS team from ISRO was given the “Project Excellence” recognition by PMI Bangalore India Chapter. The team was recognized for demonstrating outstanding project management techniques during deployment of seven satellites in Geo Stationary Orbit at approximately 36,000 km altitude above earth surface


Valedictory Address




Ms. Shalini Urs, Founder Chair-Person, Myra School of Business in her address shared her opinion and views on Enterprise Agility. Her reference to “The Red Queen Effect”, the constant battle between the Enterprise and Innovation was well taken. Example like US police adopting Don’t pokemon and drive and nokiafication made audience enjoy the session. She also highlighted the next disruptive technology like BlockChain, essentially a giant network which records ownership. Audience applauded when she concluded her speech saying mindset need to change and Changing the Mindset is not as easy as handset.

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Address by Distinguished Guest



Distinguished Guest, Padmashri Dr. Annadurai M, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Indian Space Research Organization explained ISRO’s target of Make in India and launching satellites. He mentioned, India started late but is latest in the field with it’s own GPS and many other satellites. His explaination on how India has been working on stringent deadlines for its target of one satellite every month and how being agile is helping the organization to achieve it mesmerized the audience. Audience connected well to see achievements of its country and applauded loud enough to show how much they loved the session.


Conference Closure


Mr. Murali Santhanam, Past President, PMI Bangalore India Chapter did the honours of closing the Conference. In his address he thanked the Delegates, Sponsors and Volunteers for their dedication and commitment. He called all the volunteers on stage and congratulated them for yet again successful Conference.

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PM Enlight

PMI Bangalore Chapter had introduced a Mentor forum named as ‘PM Enlight’. Keeping in tune with the theme of PMPC “Architecting Project Management for Enterprise Agility”.


PM Enlight: This year’s PMPC 2016 mentoring session with Industry experts was offered in four tracks:

Track 1: Managing Career in VUCA environment,

Track 2: How to become Agile Transformational Leader,

Track 3: Strategic Skills for effective PMO Leader and

Track 4: Career Choice as an Intrapreneuer/Entrepreneur.


We are happy to inform that this year’s edition of PM Enlight was well received by the delegates. The feedback about the program and the mentor was extremely positive. A special mention about Sunilraj Mallesh; he managed the entire rollout of this program singlehandedly.


PMPC 2016 Inauguration


PM Poster is an opportunity to experience, in a Poster format, about the best practices, management tools and new business trends related to Project Management during the PMPC.


PM Poster: In this year’s PMPC 2016 Conference as well this program was well appreciated and connected with audience. Almost 18 topics by 20 speakers were discussed and presented to delegates over the 3 days of Conference.

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