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Scaling PPM for Digital Business: Pioneer. Partner. Build.

Digital business requires speed, continuous change and the embracing of uncertainty. The digital environment is constantly morphing, requiring leaders to adapt. In order to progress toward digital success, PPM leaders must re-evaluate and re-invent their disciplines, metrics, and tools – failure to adapt will be fatal. As a PPM leader, you must be able to: 

  • Pioneer new approaches
  • Partner with teams to create a culture of change
  • Build bridges to get from strategy to effective execution.

Join us and 450+ of your PPM peers to learn how to scale your PPM processes, tools and functions to position your organization for success in the digital era.

The Program & Portfolio Management Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
Discover how to:
  • Take a proactive approach to digital
  • Deliver faster results
  • Stay relevant in the digital age
Portfolio Managers
Discover how to:
  • Improve portfolio prioritization
  • Improve resource management
  • Measure the value of innovation
Portfolio Managers
Discover how to:
  • Drive cost optimization programs
  • Manage transformation programs
  • Rescue at-risk programs
Program Managers
Discover how to:
  • Lead change management initiatives
  • Improve communication to employees
  • Understand the PPM tools marketplace
Senior Project Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Prove your value and remain relevant in digital age
  • Build a successful PMO or SRO
  • Prioritize demands for limited resources
  • Create a culture of change
  • Deliver faster results with business agile
  • Drive cost optimization efforts
  • Understand the PPM tools marketplace

See what your peers had to say about what they learned

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Our 2018 Gartner Program and Portfolio Management Summit agenda features four comprehensive tracks. Gain the insights and strategies you need to learn how to scale your PPM processes, tools and functions to position your organization for success in the digital era.

Agenda Tracks

Track A: Pioneer: Techniques for Rapid Response and Delivery
Track B: Partner: Culture, Structure and Skills to Thrive in Constant Change
Track C: Build: Enterprise Engagement to Enable Digital Business
Track D: Transform: Emerging Roles, Rules and Risks

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NEW for 2018Senior Leadership Circle sessions

Hot Topics covered

  • Demand management
  • Resource management
  • Portfolio management
  • EPMO
  • Program management
  • Project prioritization
  • PPM tools
  • Reporting, metrics, dashboards
  • Strategy realization
  • Enterprise transformation
  • Change management
  • IT governance 
  • Enterprise agile
“ 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. 


  • Guest Keynote - Scott Steinberg, Technology Futurist, Business Strategist and Innovation & Trends Expert

Featured Speakers


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 - £200 per night + VAT (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room- £240 per night + VAT (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 GART132
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