EVA27 Project Performance in Turbulent Times

EVA27 Project Performance in Turbulent Times

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Armourers Hall

Coleman Street

Moorgate

London

EC2 5BJ

United Kingdom

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How we address major project delivery when the stability we have enjoyed for 20 years has vanished overnight.

About this event

EVA conferences have a great reputation. I am curating the programme now and looking for speakers Your opportunity to speak if you haven't before.

Presentations slots are 30 mins including handover and questions.

Conference is single track. 2 days 0930-1700. Dinner first evening.

The event is focussing on how we address major project delivery when the stability we have enjoyed for 20 years has vanished overnight.

How is industry coping?

How can Government make reliable cost and delivery assumptions?

If there is an upsurge in project requirements, are we ready to answer?

Subject areas I am interested in.

Resilience. Organisational and human.

Project Skills for all. Disappear the project manager so everyone can do it.

Adaptability

Innovation

How will data analytics cope with a variable future?

Benefits are realised through use not projects. Defend.

Sustainable practice. Degrowth and Circular Economy will only work if it's enforced. Discuss.

Are professional bodies helping us or helping themselves?

Also an opportunity to raise the profile of Earned Value Management (EVM). The ISO workgroup creating an Implementation Guide to EVM will be there coinciding with a working meeting in London.

Additionally with my BSi chair hat we will be introducing BS202001 Project Controls. The new specification standard which will describe a broader oversight horizon for inception of an idea through to final use. Not just the delivery of scope.

EVA is an annual event which presents a review and discussion of subjects related to the improvement of the processes and people involved in the delivery of project programmes and portfolios.

Audience and speakers are drawn from middle to very senior practitioners in government industry audit and academia.

Ultimately delivering better value for taxpayer stakeholder and shareholder alike as well as improving the quality and wellbeing of working life for individuals and organisations..

It was set up originally by Steve wake in 1996 to promote the use of Earned Value Analysis (EVA) in the UK which became what we know as EVM. Steve Wake has curated and chaired every conference whilst becoming a globally recognised subject matter expert in Project Controls.

Steve founded the EVM and the PMC Sigs in the APM and was the Chairman of APM who led it to chartered status.

He is now a member of the guild of Educators and chair of the British Standards Institution M/S 2 committee with responsibility for national standards in project programme and portfolio management. He is leading the development of BS202001 Project Controls in which MOD is a participant and working closely with PsACE community harmonising estimating practice in government and its supply chain. Also he represents BSi on ISO WG12 developing an Implementation guide to EVM.

Attendees will listen learn and discuss around 20 topics relevant to immediate controls practice as well as exposure to strategic thinking. They will also be able to learn about the sociology and psychology of their work to enable them to function better as individuals as well as in teams.

The information is delivered by experts with experience mostly senior to very senior.

They will make professional connections.

BSi 202001 is scheduled for issue early 2023. The attendees will better understand its intended use.

They will earn 16 of the 35 CPD hours annual requirement for APM for example.

A broadcast series of linked discussions linked to EVA also takes place around the year. 1 hour Thursdays at 4. c.40 per annum. There is an archive of 60 recordings since October 2020. Attendees are invited to a free subscription. 1 hour CPD per broadcast.

To learn more or offer to speak contact Steve directly

Swprojects@blueyonder.co.uk

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