SANGAMAM19 brings together industry stalwarts
PMI Chennai Chapter

PMI Chennai Chapter hosted its largest project management conference, #SANGAMAM19, on 17 November 2019 in Chennai. The theme of the conference this year was “Agility & Innovation: Ingredients for Project Success.”

The aim of the conference was to bring industry stalwarts from different spheres on one platform to share insights on successful project execution and efficient delivery for sustainable business results through agile practices. The one-day conference witnessed participation from over 400 professionals from various sectors. PMI members who hold PMI certifications were awarded six PDUs for attending the event.

The conference was a platform to discuss strategies on how to transform organizations, jointly visualize future technologies, and use a holistic approach to project management, one that includes a culture for innovation and agile techniques, enables flexibility and the use of the right approach for the right project.

Some of the keynote speakers at the conference were Mr. Sudhanshu Mani, former general manager –Integral Coach Factory, Indian Railways, Chennai and chief architect, Train 18; Ms. Mythreyee Ganapathy, director – program management, cloud and enterprise, Microsoft; Mr. Sameer Chavan, senior director and design head, Flipkart; Ms. Chittu Nagarajan, managing director, Contract Wrangler (India), and founder CREK ODR; Mr. Ranjan Malik, innovation specialist, speaker and writer, jury of Indian Design Council and founder of Primalise; Mr. Amar Babu, vice president – Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo; Dr. P.V. Venkitakrishnan, director, capacity building program office, Indian Space Research Organisation; and Mr. C.K. Kumaravel, co-founder, Groom India Salon & Spa Pvt. Ltd.

In addition, there was a panel discussion on “Agility & Innovation: Organizational Driven or Individually Led” that included panelists Mr. Padmanabhan Sundaram, Mr. Krishnan Naganathan, Ms. Eva James, Mr. Naved Narayan and Mr. Balajee Rajaram.