Harrisburg University to Hold 2016 Agile Project and Portfolio Summit

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host an Agile Project and Portfolio Summit, May 9th-11th, that will bring together industry leaders from around North America to close the gap between Agile and traditional project management.

The conference will provide challenging technology sessions that will cause Traditional project managers and executives in attendance to pause and consider Agile and cause Agile leaders to understand and build the bridge to the Traditional approaches.  Three tracks will be held in addition to keynotes and a panel discussion addressing agile teams, projects, organizational transformations, and portfolio and enterprise agile.  Plus PMPs can earn 7 PDUs for attending!

Click here for information on the schedule or for details on how to submit a paper. Register by April 15th to take advantage of our early-bird rates for the conference on May 9th and for the optional training days on May 10-11!  Click here for information on prices and registration.

Harrisburg University offers a Masters of Science in Project Management using both traditional waterfall methods and agile methods.  One of the core academic program goals is for students to be able to demonstrate the applied knowledge and technical expertise in the management of a single team to meet stakeholder needs within constraints and aligned with agile project management frameworks with industry best practices.  Another program goal is for students to demonstrate the use of enterprise agile frameworks. This summit builds on these overall goals for our commercial and governmental partners.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology offers innovative academic and research programs in science and technology that respond to local and global needs.  The institution fosters a diverse community of learners, provides access and support to students who want to pursue a career in science and technology, and supports business creation and economic development.

More information on the Summit is found online at http://agilesummit.harrisburgu.edu/   Questions can be sent via email to Connect@HarrisburgU.edu 

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg.