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15th PMSA Conference emphasizes innovation-driven project excellence

15th PMSA Conference emphasizes innovation-driven project excellence

The 15th Project Management South Asia Conference (PMSAC23) held in Chennai over the weekend was a grand success with over 780 project professionals coming together at ITC Chola to learn and gather insights from industry leaders and noteworthy speakers from diverse industries. Themed ‘Innovation in Action: Connecting Humans and Technology’ the conference wasgraced by Hon. Dr. Palanivel Thiagarajan, Minister of Information Technology and Digital Services, Tamil Nadu State. 

The theme of the conference was centeredoninnovation and changing work environment in light of rapid digital transformation, emergence of new technologies and how the role of project professionals is changing. It focused on bridging the gap between human ingenuity and technological progress in the AI era, forging new frontiers in project management.

Opening the two-day conference was Ike Nwanko, Governance Committee Chair at PMI, who inhis captivating keynote address, spoke about‘Powering the Project Economy’ and the crucial role of innovation in project management. The Conference Chair and President of the PMI Chennai Chapter, Parvez Alam welcomedthe attendees. 

Industry stalwart Kishore Jayaraman, President - India & South Asia, Rolls-Royce, delivered a captivating presentation on the theme“Building Sustainable and Resilient Businesses for the Future,”urging project managers to prioritize outcomes over actions and emphasized the need for digital transformation to foster sustainable businesses.

As the conference drew to a close, participants were left inspired by the myriad possibilities that arise when innovation seamlessly intersects with human expertise in the field of project management. The 15th Project Management South Asia Conference truly embodied the spirit of "Innovation in Action," setting a dynamic trajectory for the future of project management. The 2024 edition of the conference will be cohosted by the PMI North India chapter in New Delhiand is poised to reach new frontiers in celebrating the project management community across the region.