What: PMI Global Conference 2019
When: October 5-7, 2019
Where: Philadelphia, PA, USA

MONTREAL, QC, September 5, 2019 – Planbox, a leading provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management solutions, today announced the company’s CEO, Ludwig Melik, will speak on The Seven Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations with co-speaker Lynne Hayes, Senior Project Manager at Bon Secours Mercy Health, during the PMI Global Conference 2019.

PMI is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As part of the company’s anniversary celebration, the global PMI Global Conference 2019 will be highlighting modern marvels made possible by project management professionals. The event will feature live TED talks, educational seminars, networking events, and the annual Awards Gala and dinner. The exhibit hall will be a central hub for this year’s event, and it will feature enrichment zones such as the audio zone, career zone, knowledge zone, learning zone, product zone, and wellness zone.

Ludwig and Lynne will be speaking during the “Hot Topics” educational session on “The Seven Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations” on Saturday October 5, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm EST. Digital transformations are putting pressure on companies to innovate smarter and faster—a challenge that the guest speaking duo will address by exploring  the necessary qualities that organizations should integrate to combat this. At the end of this session, attendees will have an understanding of the following topics:

  • How to develop innovation management as a core competency
  • How to operationalize innovation management in their company

“We’re incredibly excited to be a part of PMI’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, and even more so to be guest speakers at the PMI Global Conference 2019,” said Ludwig. “Lynne is a phenomenal individual with a noteworthy background in innovation management, and together we will explore the many ways in which attendees can operationalize innovation management by making it a core competency within their respective organization. Our goal is to provide them with a framework through which they can align their future projects with their company strategies, giving them a much better understanding of what they’re getting themselves into before they get into it.”

To register for the PMI Global Conference 2019, click here.

To view Planbox’s infographic on the 7 Habits of Highly Innovative Organizations, click here.

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About Planbox

Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management solutions – from creative ideas to winning projects. Our mission is to help organizations thrive by transforming the culture of agile work, continuous re-invention, and creativity across the entire organization. Planbox is designed to provide agile innovation tools for everyone, built for companies and teams of all sizes. Planbox is trusted by some of the world’s most recognized brands, including Blue Cross, Cargill, Caterpillar, Dow Chemical, Exxon Mobil, Honeywell, John Deere, Novartis, Ontario Power Generation, Sun Life Financial, Whirlpool and Verizon, with millions of internal and external users.

About PMI

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession. Through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research, we work to prepare more than three million professionals around the world for the Project Economy: the coming economy in which work, and individuals, are organized around projects.