Ireland Chapter of PMI

Events Archive

Events Archive

The AGM will cover a report on activities for the year, statement of accounts for the chapter and election of officers


- President's report on the chapter activities in 2019

- Finance Officer's report on the chapter finances

- Election of officers for 2020

Officer roles for election at the AGM are described in the notice of AGM downloadable here: 

Event Date 05-Dec-2019 6:15 pm
Event End Date 05-Dec-2019 8:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Location: Hilton Hotel
Ireland West Project Management

Great National Hotel Ballina

While government spending and corporate investment has predominately been Dublin focused, there are many examples of project innovation and excellence in the West of Ireland. From the extension of the runway at Knock Airport, to the multi-nationals who are investing in capital projects, there are great lessons learnt to be shared.

This event is about connecting people and sharing knowledge on all things project management.

George McNicholas feom Abbvie will present on an "Approach to PPM in Lean PMO Environment"

Tomas Grimes will present on the recently completed "Ireland West Runway Project"


where it can start.

What's important.

Basic PMO to support.

Thank you

Full Agenda to follow

Event Date 20-Nov-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 20-Nov-2019 8:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Gala Ceremony for National Project Awards 2020

Event Date 14-Nov-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 14-Nov-2019 10:00 pm
Individual Price €125.00
Location: PwC
The PMO Roadshow

The PMO Road Show

International Project Management Day, Thursday 7th November 2019

Moderator: John McGrath


08:45 – 09:15: Registration, Badge Collection & Welcome

09:15 – 09:35: “What makes a great project manager?”

Paul Jones, Project Management Director at Kellogg Company

09:35 – 09:55: “The Project Management Journey at Ebay”

Rhonda Doyle. Director, Operations & Program Management, Global Customer Experience at eBay Inc

09:55 – 10:15: "Project Fatigue: Early Warning Signs and Appropriate Responses”

Carl Bernie, Senior Project Manager, Project at DPS Group Global

10:15 – 10:35: “Project Success - a PM's Perspective”

JP Hillard. Projects Director, WK Nowlan Real Estate Advisors

10:35 – 11:00: Refreshments & Networking Opportunity

11:00 – 11:20: "Project Team Dynamics”

Barbara Kelly Bryer, Senior Director, Project Management at Horizon Therapeutics

11:20 – 11:40: "Lean Continuous Planning at Scale”

Eamon McCormack, Director, Technical Program Management at Verizon Media

11:40 – 12:40: “Developing and Advancing a Career in PM”

Panel Discussion featuring:

Adedayo Rasidat Adeniji, Cara Edwards, S. Didem Genc,  Milton Assis, Tomas Grimes, David Coleman & Youri Van Ooijen

12:40: 14:00: Lunch & Networking Opportunity

14:00 – 14:20: “Insights from the Project Management Community”

Darren D'Arcy, Director, Advisory Services at PwC Ireland

14:20 – 14:40: “The 'PMO' of the PMO, building a business case for the Project Management Office”

Declan Carroll, Head of IT Governance and PMO, Origin Enterprises Plc

14:40 – 15:00: “Ireland West Runway: Engagement and Empowerment”

Brian McKavanagh, Technical Director, Atkins Ireland,

15:00 – 15:45: “The Future of Project Management”

Panel Discussion featuring:

Allison Morris, Programme Manager, Grant Thornton Ireland

Florian Plass, Director at EY Advisory Ireland - Head of Project and Programme Management

Roy Champ, Head of Project Management, IT Business Services at NTMA

Jana Kostalova, Professor, University of Pardubice

Joe Flynn, Director of Client Engagement, Cora Systems

15:45 – 16:00: Conference close followed by social gathering in “the Barbers”, Grangegorman. 


We are already working on the next edition of the PMO Roadshow and a special edition for Life Science & Healthcare.  To submit an article, suggest a topic or contact the editor, E:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.







Event Date 07-Nov-2019 8:30 am
Individual Price €50.00
Location: TU Dublin Grangegorman
Journey to an Enterprise PM Practice

Location: AIB, 10 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2

Doors open at 5.30. Registration and light refreshments until 6.30. Agenda commences at 6.30 and finishes at 8pm

On October 23rd, AIB and EY will host a PMI event covering AIB’s journey to build an enterprise change and PM practice in the organisation. This will include insights from EY on what an enterprise PM practice should comprise of and the transformational journey that AIB has been on to build its enterprise PM Practice today. We will hear from Michelle Claffey from EY who will talk about how she applies her project management skills on the rugby pitch as both a Leinster and Irish Rugby International. Finally we will get insights in to how AIB managed and delivered its recent property programme. This was the largest corporate property programme in Ireland and involved a major capital programme, change to ways of working and introduction of new modern workplace technologies.





1.      Welcome from the PMI and update on the North American PMI conference


2.      Building an Enterprise PM Practice


3.      Project Management in Sport – Michelle Claffey (Irish Rugby International)


4.      Successfully delivering AIB’s property programme


Event Date 23-Oct-2019 5:30 pm
Event End Date 23-Oct-2019 8:00 pm
Individual Price Free