WAVES2020: A Virtual, Green Experience
PMI KERALA CHAPTER

The 10th edition of PMI Kerala Chapter’s annual project management conference, WAVES, which was a virtual and green affair, saw the largest participation till date.

The event was conducted from 24 July to 26 July from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm IST to suit the target audience across the world. The conference, titled ‘Resilient Agile Leadership’, had 12 speakers, who delivered insights to 857 CXOs and project and product professionals from 15 countries.

Dr. Krishnakumar T I, president, PMI Kerala Chapter, delivered the welcome and presidential address. Dr. Srini Srinivasan, managing director, PMI India, inaugurated the event.

The chapter presented the PMI Kerala Awards for best community projects. UST Global was the winner for its ‘Adopt a school campaign’ that involved 27 government schools. The runner-up was the SK Hospital team from Thiruvananthapuram for their campaign against substance abuse and behavioral addictions.

The speakers on day one were Dr. C V Anandabose, IAS; Anshuman Tiwari, and Scott W Ambler. The next day’s keynotes were delivered by George Paul, Geordie Keitt, Lee R Lambert and Peter Monkhouse.

This year, the chapter presented the speakers a green certificate by which they can contribute to the chapter’s greening efforts. The speakers received a QR Code with which they can track the growth of saplings dedicated in their name and maintained by Sankalptaru Foundation, a non-government organization.