• Gartner Summit - Program - Portfolio Management

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    Join us, June 12 – 14, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

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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
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 2018 agenda is currently being tailored to the priorities that keep you up at night. Check out these materials from 2017 for an idea of the type of content we will build upon this year.


2018 Hot Topics

  • 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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Venue & Travel

National Harbor, MD


Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD, United States - 20745


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. ​