• Gartner Summit - Program - Portfolio Management

    Consistently and effectively execute strategy

    Gartner predicts that, by 2021, enterprises that commit dedicated organizational resources to ensuring that strategy is successfully executed will be 80 percent more likely to be industry leaders.

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    Be the change leader your organization needs to transform

    Gartner Research Vice President Audrey L. Apfel discusses how PPM becomes the key going forward for executing big change in transformation.

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    Tackle digital “next-generation” PPM leadership

    Your key PPM priorities are addressed in this year's agenda.

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    Hands-on insight from case study speakers

    This year, most of our expert PPM practitioners will be available for expanded Q&A and roundtables you don't want to miss.

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Driving Innovation at the Speed of Business

To succeed in the digital age, program and portfolio management must move past the traditional confines of “technical PM” to deliver new high levels of enterprise agility and business value. Transformation is crucial, but the risk of failure is real — requiring a fundamental shift in strategies, processes and leadership. This year, you will learn how to advance your program and portfolio management leadership embrace agility as a core capability and fully exploit the opportunities it presents.

The Program & Portfolio Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • EPMO
  • PMO Leaders
  • Portfolio Management Leaders
  • Program Management Leaders
  • Project Management Leaders
  • Project Portfolio Directors and Managers
  • Change Management Leaders
  • EPMO
Program and Portfolio Management Leaders

What You Will Learn

  • Prioritize your IT investments
  • Allocate resources more effectively
  • Realize the full benefit of every project
  • Perfect your bimodal approach to IT
  • Lead change and business transformation
  • Deliver more business value, faster

See what your peers had to say about what they learned.

Features & Benefits

What's Included

Frequently Asked Questions

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Our Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit 2017 agenda features four comprehensive tracks covering resource management, agile development, information logistics and more. Gain the insights and strategies you need to advance the new PPM culture and your personal program and portfolio management leadership to drive innovation at the speed of business.


2017 Tracks

  • Transformation Gets Real: Executing Against Strategy
  • The Changing Program and Portfolio Management Ecosystem: Building on Excellence
  • Empowering People: New Requirements for the Digital Age
  • Agile Business Impacts: Emerging Roles, Rules and Risks

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Hot Topics to Be Covered

  • Agile PPM
  • Effective Innovation
  • Business agility at scale
  • Benefits realization
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Capacity planning for effective delivery
  • Continuous Change management
  • The role of metrics in business transformation
  • Building an innovative culture
  • People management
  • IT governance
“Provided a great opportunity to engage with other project managers across industries - and the time to think critically about program and portfolio management is invaluable.”

- Sarah Lewis, Project Manager MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Two (30 minute) Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
  • First Time Attendee Orientation Program


Join us and hear from inspirational guest keynote speakers, Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with real-world knowledge and Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

2017 Case Study Speakers

  • Donald Siler
    Donald Siler

    Principal Consultant

    Bridge Light Consulting

  • Mary Ann Coburn
    Mary Ann Coburn

    VP, Enterprise ITPMO of the CIO


  • Jule A Baradi
    Jule A Baradi

    Senior Director, Enterprise PMO


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What We Hear About Our Speakers

“ The PPM summit is awesome! The speakers help me to understand the main transformation in digital business. They also showed tools to help us in our routine. It was my first time here and I can’t wait to come back soon.”

- Jessica Cavalcanti, Corporate PMO, Rede Globo


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of PPM

The Program & Portfolio Management Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Orlando, FL


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W. Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, Florida, United States - 34746


Gartner has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms for attendees of the conference at $217/night (plus tax and resort fee). Please note, this rate is only available for a limited time (hotel cut off is May 4, 2017). To obtain our special Gartner rate, please click here or inform the hotel that you are attending the Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit when making your reservation.
New Reservations/Modifies /Cancels
Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit one night's room and tax deposit.

Deposit Policy
A deposit of one-night room and tax must be charged to a credit card for reservations to be guaranteed.
Government Rates
There are a limited number of government rate rooms available at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Please contact the hotel directly to obtain this rate. These rooms are for U.S. government officials and military travelers that require the federal per diem lodging rate. A valid US Government or Military ID will be required at check-in upon arrival. Government rooms are subject to the cancellation policies outlined above.

Discount Disney Tickets
Please visit our Disney Microsite, which enables attendees, as well as those friends and family members traveling with you, to individually purchase specially priced Disney Meeting & Convention Theme Park Tickets. They’re available for purchase for pre- and post-conference stays, too. Discount only available until 9:00 p.m. on June 4, 2017, so book your tickets now!!

Accommodations & Privacy Advisory

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list. 
Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone. 
Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts. ​