PMI Finland Conference 2018

The Conference on Project Management

Welcome to the PMI Finland Chapter Annual Conference on 17 May 2018 in Espoo area of Finland with the overarching topic: „Grow!”

Listen experienced leaders in Project Management, participate in Agile workshops, meet and get inspired by other professionals while enjoying the conference on two main streams of Organizational Growth, and Personal and Professional Growth.
During the 2018 Conference we all together discuss how big companies learn, we will explore start-up success stories and ponder upon factors that can accelerate growth.

PMI Finland Chapter is very honored to present Véronique M. Oury, Catharina (Ufi) Stackelberg and Markku Heikura as three of our Key Note Speakers. Véronique M. Oury is an experienced coach and consultant specializing in project management and interpersonal skills. Catharina (Ufi) Stackelberg is Marketing Clinic Group CEO and founder. Markku Heikura is Director General of the Finnish tax Administration.

Come and join the conference to explore this vital topic, meet professionals in your domain and grow yourself through this experience.

Looking forward to seeing you on 17 May 2018 in TUAS-house, Otaniemi, Maarintie 8!

Early bird tickets are already available


PMI Finland is a non-profit organization, powered by volunteers. PMI Finland Chapter is the local arm of the international Project Management Institute, the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. Our conference is “for project professionals .. from project professionals .. with project professionals.”



PMI Finland Conference 2018




Ohjelma 17.5.2018

08:00 - 09:00
Coffee and registration
09:00 - 09:10
Welcome message and opening by Vesa Koskela (President of the Chapter)
09:10 - 10:00
From a Perfect leader to an Authentic Leader
Coach, Consultant Véronique M. Oury
10:00 - 10:30
CEO Catharina Stackelberg
Marketing Clinic Group
10:30 - 10:45
Networking coffee break
10:45 - 11:15
Concept of Balanced Growth – people, company and projects
Founder, Business Advisor Timo Kotilainen
KASIN Consulting Oy
GROW as project manager through developing your facilitation skills
CPF Master KTM Mirjami Sipponen-Damonte
Xpedio Oy
Agile workshop
11:15 - 11:45
Making Omelette Without Breaking Eggs
Recreating FX Business of Nordea Matti Honkanen
How to boost the organisation renewal capability?
CEO Kimmo Vättö
Celkee Oy
Agile workshop
11:45 - 13:00
Lunch break
13:00 - 13:30
What Is More Powerful Than Knowledge – 3 Lessons From a Startup
Brand Manager Tanja Lindner
Zervant Oy
Personal Growth
CEO (Vincit Coop) Teemu Uotila
Agile workshop continues
13:30 - 14:00
Startups & Growth
Head of Startup & Growth Business Unit Vesa Riihimäki
Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj
Curiosity is the new oil – How curious mindset is designed and why one should never stop learning
Growth Market Leader, Nordic Business Development Matti Copeland
Ernst & Young Oy
Agile workshop continues
14:00 - 14:30
Networking coffee break
14:30 - 15:15
Finnish Tax: From 1000 Ideas to Results - faster and safer
Director General Markku Heikura
15:15 - 16:00
Digitalisation – source for personal and corporate renewal and growth
Director Digitalization Strategy and Programs Pekka Sivonen
Business Finland Oy
16:00 - 16:15


Matti Copeland
Ernst & Young Oy
Markku Heikura
Matti Honkanen
Timo Kotilainen
KASIN Consulting Oy
Tanja Lindner
Zervant Oy
Véronique M. Oury
Vesa Riihimäki
Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj
Mirjami Sipponen-Damonte
Xpedio Oy
Pekka Sivonen
Business Finland Oy
Catharina Stackelberg
Marketing Clinic Group
Teemu Uotila
Kimmo Vättö
Celkee Oy


PMI Finland Conference 2018
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If registered participant can not attend the conference another person can be sent as substitute. If cancellation is done less than 21 days prior the scheduled start we shall charge 100% of the conference price as office and reservation expenses. If the person does not arrive to conference and this happens without a notice, full price is charged. Cancellation charges apply also in the case of illness.



TUAS-house, Otaniemi

Maarintie 8