PMI Tour Cono Sur Regional Congress in multiple cities – Cordoba and Buenos Aires


Project Management Update from Buenos Aires

By Cecilia Boggi, PMP

International Correspondent

Buenos Aires, Argentina


It already started in Argentina the most important Congress about Project Management of the region, named PMI Tour Cono Sur 2015.

The PMI Tour Cono Sur is a Regional Congress that’s takes place in multiple cities during successive dates, helping the synergies between the different PMI chapters of the region, allowing both speakers and participants to attend several consecutive events.

The first edition of this Tour took place in 2005, involving PMI Chapters of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santiago, Chile y Montevideo, Uruguay.

This is the first time in the history of this PMI Tour Cono Sur event that Cordoba city, Argentina is included in the schedule, having developed with success during October 29th. The congress had excellent speakers with a participation of more than 250 professionals and students, which expect to have a PMI Chapter in the city really soon.

Congress ended with the lecture given by former NBA basketball player Fabricio Oberto. This charismatic basketball player captivated the audience explaining his learning experience while included on a high performance team, the San Antonio Spurs coached by Gregg Popovich.

Thursday, November 5th, it took place the PMI Tour Cono Sur congress of Buenos Aires city in the neighborhood of Recoleta, with excellent lectures too. The keynote speaker was PMI Board of Directors Antonio Nieto Rodriguez who talked about “The Value of Project Management.


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About the Author


International Correspondent

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Cecilia Boggi, PMP is founder and Executive Director of activePMO, giving consulting services and training in Project Management and Leadership skills in Argentina and Latin America.

After graduating with a degree in Computer Science Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, she has managed software development projects and PMO implementation projects for more than 20 years both in the government and private sector. Cecilia also has graduated from an Executive Program in Business Management at Universidad del CEMA. She holds the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential since 2003, is certified as SDI Facilitator from Personal Strengths© and is alumni of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2012. Ms. Boggi is Past President of the PMI Buenos Aires Argentina Chapter, and is a founding member of the PMI Nuevo Cuyo Chapter and PMI Santa Cruz Bolivia Chapter. She has been designated by PMI in the role of Mentor of Region 13, Latin America South, for the years 2014-2016. Cecilia has participated in the development of PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition, leading the Chapter 9, Human Resource Management, content team and she is professor of Project Management in some Universities and Institutes in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia.

She can be contacted at [email protected] and http://www.activepmo.com/

To view other works by Cecilia Boggi, visit her author showcase in the PM World Library at http://pmworldlibrary.net/authors/cecilia-boggi/.