Spring is here and so are the new lockdown regulations. Many events unfortunately had to be postponed due to the Corona crisis, but under the new guidelines most event organizers were also able to get creative and quickly launched new dates and concepts for their 2021 functions.
So things aren’t so bleak after all and we still get a taste of what was once called normality. To stop you getting confused with all of the date changes, we’ve decided to provide you with the latest updates from the hosts about the most important events in project management. There are many events this year to watch out for about project management across Europe, both online and offline.
Here is a list of the top events, check it out!
Agile Austria Conference
📅 28.04.2021 – 29.04.2021
📍 Graz, Austria
Everything around the topic of agile. For the 4th time, the Agile Austria Conference will take place. With great attention to detail, the event offers a relaxed atmosphere with the opportunity for in-depth conversations and networking. An extensive program with many keynotes speakers and participants. For this year, the organizers have come up with a little experiment, the “Open Track”. Each participant can reserve a 30-minute speaking slot during the conference and surprise the other participants with a personal bonus talk.
The PM-Summit has been a constant since 2010 and usually takes place every two years in Munich. Due to the current situation, the organizers have switched to an online version. The event is organized by volunteers. This year’s motto is “Your future starts today” and is dedicated to the questions: How will artificial intelligence (AI) change the profession of project managers? Will everything soon be easier or will AI become a real threat?
📍 Zürich, Schweiz
The SPM spring conference is one of the important network meetings in Switzerland about project management. 300 – 400 high profile industry participants with great keynote speakers and many interactive formats. The event has a reputation for excellent professional discussions with a casual atmosphere in the beautiful Careum Auditorium. The motto for 2021 is ” Project management networked – new ways of working together”.
ICIPMP 2021: 15. International Conference on Industrial Project Management and Planning
📅 5.08.21 – 6.08.2021
📍 Online, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The International Conference on Industrial Project Management and Planning aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Industrial Project Management and Planning. It also provides a leading interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the latest innovations, trends and issues, as well as practical challenges and solutions in the field of industrial project management and planning. The conference specifically focuses on scientific exchange and will be held digitally this year.
PM Camp Berlin
📅 17.09.2021 – 18.09.2021
The PM Camp Berlin is taking place for the 9th time digitally. The usual casual Berlin atmosphere ensures many open and exciting discussions. The event is one of the most established PM Camps and is manageable with about 100 participants. New forms of collaboration, remote working in teams, managing employees online and offline, agility, the future, methods, principles, innovations, social media, Corona – these are the countless topics types that organizations are dealing with this year and thus also the camp. Because the whole thing is so extensive, this year’s motto is: “No Motto”.
📅 23.09.2021 – 24.09.2021
📍 Filderstadt, Stuttgart
For all the SCRUM lovers! At this event you can discuss to your heart’s content about the present and future of Scrum. The organizers also take on the current and significant changes in the world since 2020. Over the years Scrum-Day has developed into the largest conference on the topic. The main focus is of course Scrum and everything around the popular agile framework. The motto for the 14th Scrum Day “With Scrum into the new land”.
Agile Bodensee Konferenz
📅 29.09.2021 – 30.09.2021
This is already the 9th edition of Agile Bodensee, which will take place in September 2021. It is one of the largest conferences for agile software developers and project managers in southern Germany. Experts from IT companies and service providers in the field of agile software development meet in Constance to exchange ideas about agile development processes and practices.
What the SPM spring conference offers in Switzerland, is similar to the focus of the pma conference in Austria. This is where the community meets to network and talk shop. The 400-500 participants are promised interesting talks from keynote speakers in a pleasant atmosphere. On October 21, 2021, the pma focus will take place under the title “BACK TO THE ROOTS? Project Management – Proven.Current.Successful” will take place. Due to the pandemic, the event will also be held online and shortened to one day.
PMO Conference 2021
📅 2.11.21 – 3.11.2021
The PMO Conference in London is the largest professional event in the UK in the field of project management. The organizers emphasize that this event was specifically designed for all those working in the field of PMO. With an average of 600 participants, the conference does not necessarily offer a living room atmosphere, but it does offer a full program. If you want to exchange ideas with PMO experts, are interested in an extensive PMO exhibition with many PMO products and services and want to network, this is the right place for you.
These are our most important event tips for the year 2021. Happy Networking!