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IIL Announces Keynote Speakers for Its 14th Annual International Project Management Day Online Conference

Shobhana Gupta, Maxine Hill, Harold Kerzner, and Jeff Sutherland head the lineup of speakers for November 2, 2017.


International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) is pleased to announce its line up of Keynote Speakers and Corporate Sponsors for the upcoming 14th annual IPM Day Online Conference taking place on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The conference is tailored to project management and agile professionals, as well as other business leaders who utilize project management principles to achieve business success. IPM Day is expected to attract 50,000 attendees representing the most respected companies around the world.

IIL’s distinguished line-up of keynote speakers includes leaders and innovators in their respective fields. Dr. Shobhana Gupta, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, NASA, will present Inspiring Innovation, featuring her role as Project Manager for NASA’s ‘Space Apps’ international hackathon contest. Maxine Hill, Vice President, WSP US Transportation Business, will present The Unwritten Rules of Project Management. Dr. Harold Kerzner, futurist and Senior Executive Director at IIL will present, How Changes in Project Management Support Agile and Scrum Methodologies. Dr. Jeff Sutherland, Inventor, Co-Creator, and CEO, Scrum, Inc. will present, The Path to Agile.

Dr. Kerzner is the opening Keynote Presenter, following opening remarks by E. LaVerne Johnson, Founder, President and CEO of IIL. More details regarding the November 2 online conference, as well as professional profiles for additional presenters can be found at the IPM Day website.

Platinum Sponsor, AXELOS, is a U.K.-based company responsible for developing, enhancing and promoting a number of best practice methodologies used globally by professionals working primarily in project, program, and portfolio management, IT service management and cyber resilience. Additional sponsors include BrightWork, Citibank, Infor, GE, and SAP. Sponsorship packages are still available.

About IPM Day—People, Passion, and Purpose in a Digital Age

Today’s organizations need the right people to lead the charge into the digital frontier. Those people are Project Management professionals whose passion and sense of purpose galvanizes their teams and stakeholders to bring their very best to every project, every day—in pursuit of major change. IPM Day encourages Project Management professionals around the globe to advance their careers and celebrate their accomplishments. For more information, or to register, click here.

Media Contact:

Lori Milhaven
Executive Vice President, Marketing
International Institute for Learning, Inc.


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