Letters from the Organizers, PMI India
PMI India

Dear PMI Member,

PMI Pearl City Chapter (PMIPCC) successfully hosted the 11th edition of the PMI India Project Management National Conference (PMNC19) and PMI 50th anniversary celebrations on 20 and 21 October. It marked the end of an exciting journey that started a year ago after we took over the baton of hosting the national conference from PMI North India Chapter.

The PMNC19 organizing committee, along with PMI India staff, PMIPCC board members, and advisors, started by framing the theme and subthemes, format, and components.

Throughout the planning phase, we maintained laser focus on maximizing the delegate experience with knowledge sharing sessions, engaging discussions, inspiring talks, showcasing success factors, and providing a glimpse into future skills requirements.

The chapter's prior experience of hosting national conferences, the vision of the leadership team, the passion and commitment of volunteers, and insights of the other PMI India chapter leaders and our regional mentor guided us through this phase.

The result was an exciting new format of PMNC19 that received an overwhelming response from delegates and attracted thought leaders, industry captains, and practitioners from across domains as speakers.

The honorable Vice President of India, Shri. M Venkaiah Naidu, delivered a highly engaging keynote and inspired delegates to contribute to nation-building.

The contributions of chapter volunteers made PMNC19 a memorable conference.

We send our best wishes to Lt. Col (retd.) Sri Harsha and PMI Bangalore Chapter for PMNC20. See you all in the Garden City next year.


Komal Mathur
Conference Director - PMNC19

Dear Members,

Project Management National Conference 2019 was a practitioners’ conference with a nationalistic agenda. While the theme, Adapt, Transform, Accelerate, Made Possible by a Project Manager, focused on project management professionals, the conference tracks and the speakers were aligned in a way that provided delegates a national level stage.

Themes like the “Startup Dive in” was a first for a national conference. The idea was to encourage professionals with project ideas to consider entrepreneurial ventures. The second theme, digital transformation, focussed not on technology but on how project managers can leverage digital technologies across sectors. No PMI conference is complete without discussions around the backbone of the nation, which is infrastructure building. We had some of the most visible, successful, and challenging infrastructure projects showcased at the conference.

We had some outstanding speakers, who talked about their work as chief architects and project directors of some of the world’s greatest and most challenging projects. Our TED Talks segment brought to the fore new ideas and inspiration for delegates.

Above all, the address by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, inspired us all. We will always remember his address and the message that he delivered to our members.

We have received highly positive feedback from our delegates. Our sincere gratitude goes to PMI headquarters, PMI India, PMI India chapters, and all the volunteers who made the conference happen.

Stay connected. There is a lot to come in 2020.


Sriram Santhana Gopalan
Conference Chair