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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 PPM” to deliver new 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
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 attendees have said about what they learned

Gartner Managing VP, Audrey Apfel shares insights on what you'll find at this year's event. 

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Our 2017 Gartner Program and Portfolio Management Summit agenda featured 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

Track A: Transformation Gets Real: Executing Against Strategy
Track B: Agile Business Impacts: Emerging Roles, Rules and Risks

Track C: The Changing Program and Portfolio Management Ecosystem: Building on Excellence

Track D: Empowering People: New Requirements for the Digital Age

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Hot Topics 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
“ Great event again! Good to see lots of fresh thinking on PPM & Governance. A must attend event for all PMOs"

- Claire Hornsey, Head of PMO Captial One

Optimize Your Attendance

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

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • One (30 min) Gartner Analyst One-on-One (sign up will open pre-event)
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception


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

Highlighted Speakers

  • Bruce Robertson
    Bruce Robertson

    VP Distinguished Analyst


  • Donna Fitzgerald
    Donna Fitzgerald

    Research Vice President


Gartner Summits - The Attendee Experience

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 Program & Portfolio Management

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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Venue & Travel

London, UK


A limited number of rooms have been held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel for attendees of the Gartner Program & Portfolio Management Summit. There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:
Superior Room - £195 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room- £225 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and excludes VAT.
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate please click on the link below.
Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to gartnerconference@pphe.com or call the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in-house reservations office on +44 844 415 6780, quoting the promotion code GART06
Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time)

Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT

Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street
London, United Kingdom