Conference 2020


Regional Project Management Conference 2020

“Trailblazers: Disruption made possible by a Project Manager”

2019 marked 50th year of PMI. While we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we want to focus special attention on the professionals; PMI members, credential holders, volunteers and all those who consider project, program and portfolio management their profession, for their great accomplishments in not just delivering successful outcomes, but in making a difference.

PMI Colombo, Sri Lanka Chapter is the official representative Charter of the Project Management Institute in Sri Lanka, and primarily contributes to the sustainable development of Sri Lanka by introducing best practices, standards, and professional development to those professionals managing or administering Projects, programs or portfolios.

We strive to develop and enhance the field of Project management within Sri Lanka and promote it as a key profession by increasing awareness on its importance for organizational success whether it be in the public or private sectors of our Country. PMI Colombo, Sri Lanka Chapter strongly believes, that by promoting the best practices among the professional community within Sri Lanka, Organizations could significantly increase the efficiency and effectiveness of projects undertaken by them. We also facilitate and encourage professionals to become certified as Project Management Professionals (PMP®).

Past Activities of PMICSL


Project Management Excellence Awards

  • National Project Management Excellence Awards 2013
  • National Project Management Excellence Awards 2018

Monthly Forums

PMICSL has been organizing monthly member forums where a professional from related fields deliver lectures and share their knowledge for the benefit of all practicing Project Managers in Sri Lanka

CSR Events

As part of giving back to the community, PMICSL has organized CSR events such as beach cleaning etc in association with nature protection societies and school painting project with the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka.

PMI Conference 2020

In addition to the furthering of Project, Portfolio, and Program management within Sri Lanka and the Region; the objectives of this conference is to Enhance Sri Lanka’s Image in global eyes, promote good governance, professionalism, create a forum for Senior Sri Lankan professionals to interact with their counterparts throughout the region and the rest of the world, as well as to raise funds to sustain the many voluntary community project undertaken by the PMI Colombo, Sri Lanka Chapter.

It is estimated that approximately 400 professionals and representatives from both Government and Private industries within Sri Lanka and overseas will attend this event.

This year the Project Management conference is scheduled to be held on 11th February 2020 at The Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. The theme of the conference is “Trailblazers: Disruption made possible by a Project Manager” and the organizers expect the event to be a resounding success as per the earlier conferences.

Program and Resource Personnel

This one-day conference convers valuable information on Project Management related discussions and presentations. This is a gathering of PM stalwarts in the region and the PMI global hierarchy which would be an immense opportunity for Sri Lankan Project management community to fraternize with.

Target Audience

The Target audience for this conference would be:

  • Senior officials from Central and Local Government
  •  C-Level executive, and Senior project Management Staff from the following industries:
  • Information Technology
  • Construction
  • Government sector
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Manufacturing & Retail
  • Utilities, Transport and Communication
  • Banking, finance & Insurance
  • Telecommunications

This conference will also be open to Academic and Industry professional groups, Non-Governmental organizations, as well as to Students following related University and professional courses.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Various sponsorship opportunities are available as outlined below to affiliate you esteemed organizations with what is expected to be a highly successful and influential event. This event will see numerous senior officials from the global project management field as well as Senior Policy and decision makers, thus making it very attractive for sponsoring organizations wishing to showcase their capabilities and network with these delegates.

Irrespective of the involvement of your valued sponsorship it will be ensured that your brand names will be reaching out to a wide range of organizations throughout Sri Lanka and the APAC region. maximum access and networking opportunities with all delegates attending the Conference, as well as being recognized by the Project Management Institute during the course of the conference.

Being a Sri Lankan organization, this will also be an opportunity for you to show the solidarity and support for an event of national interest.