EVM World 2014 Announces Keynotes from DOD, NASA and Rotary-Wing Industry


Bridging Defense Agency, Civilian Agency and Defense Contractors at May conference in San Antonio

17 April 2014 – Virginia, USA – The College of Performance Management (CPM) has announced the keynote speakers for EVM World 2014. Senior leadership from the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), NASA and Bell Helicopter will give keynote presentations on Integrated Project Performance Management. Keynotes will take place from Wednesday, May 21st to Friday, May 23rd in San Antonio, Texas. More information can found here and a brief video here.

“We are bringing together senior leadership from a defense agency, a civilian agency and a major government contractor to share their unique perspectives on integrated project management,” said Mr. Gary Troop, President of the College of Performance Management. “This is a rare opportunity for attendees to learn from, meet with and network with these experienced and inspiring individuals.”

The keynote topics and speakers are:

140417-pmwj22-keynotes-IMAGETaming Complexity in a Chaotic Environment: Leveraging Performance Insight at NASA – Sandra Smalley, Director for Engineering, Program and Project Management for NASA

DCMA Earned Value Management Systems Line of Service – Joe Sweeney, Executive Director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Portfolio Management & Integration (PM&I)

Integrated Program Management – Robert Kenney, Retired Bell Helicopter Executive Vice President and Sikorsky Aircraft Vice President with 32 years in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.

The 30th Annual EVM World will take May 21st through May 23rd, 2014 in San Antonio Texas. The theme of the event is “Fueling the Value of Project Performance.” EVM World is the premier annual event for project performance management techniques and earned value management. It offers outstanding training, excellent networking, in-depth sessions with leading experts, workshops, case studies and the opportunity to learn about the latest techniques and tools to improve project performance. Visit the EVM World website for more information.

The College of Performance Management (CPM) is an international, non-profit professional organization dedicated to the disciplines of earned value, performance measurement and project management.  Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, CPM is the world’s leading source of education and information related to earned value management and other performance management techniques. For decades, the CPM Community has been responsible for leading, developing, promulgating and training people on the program management techniques used by the private sector, the U.S. Federal Government and around the world for successful program performance management. CPM is a growing body of professionals dedicated to managing projects that deliver the right outcomes on time and on budget.  For more information, visit www.mycpm.org.

Press contact: Mark Phillips, PMP, CPM VP Communications, at [email protected]

Source: College of Performance Management