32nd IPMA World Congress

Project Management in the Digital Transformation Era

September 21-23rd, 2021


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Saint Petersburg

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Mexico, Merida
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  • 3000 participants online
  • 300 participants offline
  • 140 speakers

Russia, Saint-Petersburg

Japan, Tokyo
Denmark, Copenhagen

Simultaneous translation will be organized for all congress participants


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Welcome to the main project management event. Participants from 70+ countries of the world

  • Professional project practitioners
  • Consultants
  • Academic professors
  • Government officials
  • NGO´s
  • Students


What you can learn at the IPMA World Congress


After the Congress, you will receive a certificate confirming your participation.

The perspective and context of projects, programs and portfolios in the digital world - strategies, products, processes, standards, culture. What is changing, what needs to be changed?

Digital transformation of an enterprise, city, state. Key values ​​and critical success factors for digital transformation projects and programs

Sustainable development in the era of digital transformation. Challenges and Prospects

Application of new digital technologies in project management, artificial intelligence and virtual reality today. How new and old practices together create value

New understanding of the projects’ complexity in the digital world

Successful practices and failures of the last decade. A new look at failed projects: is good failure better than bad success?

What are the differences among projects for society, business or state?

Project management digital ecosystem. Digital platforms and solutions for project management. Challenges for the project offices in new reality

Projects in the VUCA-world: changing the mind of the leader and the project team

New approaches in professional development: travel to the profession, regenerative learning, growth environment

Knowledge transfer in project teams and in digital project management

Human factor in project management: psychological health and well-being, prevention of stress and burnout

Global trends and their influence on project management methodology development

“Smart” Project Management: methods and technologies

Convergence of methodologies and knowledge in project management

Successful hybrid approaches to project and programmes management, traditional projects integration, lean, kanban, design thinking, devops, etc.

Methodologies and successful application examples of flexible approaches to managing large projects and organizations

Flexible business and flexible organization: different models for different organization. Successful transformation: ways to create a flexible organization

Application of individual and organizational competencies of flexible management outside of IT: new product development, procurement, marketing and sales, HR

Thanks to all these people


IPMA International Project Management Association. It brings together the experts from 70+ countries Learn more about IPMA


In Russia, IPMA is represented by the national project management association SOVNET. Learn more about SOVNET

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