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DIS Release of ISO 21502 Guidance on Project Management

June 4, 2020: ISO 21502 Guidance on project management (the refresh of ISO 21500:2012) has just entered the Draft International Standard (DIS) Release. This is a major refresh with the standard being rewritten to provide an objectives/narrative based approach so the standard works more cohesively with the different versions of process-based systems in the current marketplace and better supports the further evolution in the practice of project management. Further, there is a focus on the ‘what’ and ‘why’ and not the ‘how’.

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May 2020: Peter Milsom Elected as Registrar for CMC-Ontario

PMAC director Peter Milsom recently transitioned from his CMC-Ontario council director position for advocacy to taking on the CMC-Ontario Registrar role. Peter Milsom is an IPMA First Assessor, and IPMA PMC/PPMC, was an IPMA leader for the Individual Competence Baseline for Project, Programme & Portfolio 4th Version (ICB4), an advisor to the IPMA International Certification Regulations (ICR) Version 4, and a leader for the IPMA International Validation Regulations & Handbook (IVRH) responsible for processes.

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PMAC President Speaks at the 6th Annual Defence Procurement Conference

PMAC President Kevin Aguanno will participate as a panelist at the 6th annual Defence Procurement Conference hosted by the Canadian Global Affairs Institute at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on November 20, 2019.  The event brings together participants from government, the military, defense contractors, think tanks, and others to find ways of improving our defence procurement policies and processes.  Aguanno will be participating in a panel discussion on "Agility in Procuring Technology-Enabled Defence Capabilities" along with Jerry Mclean, the Managing Director of Defence a

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PMAC Celebrates International PM Day 2019 in Toronto

We have just concluded another successful International PM Day event on November 7, 2019 in Toronto.  A spectacular lineup of speakers, a great venue, and good food combined with the largest audience yet (180 paid tickets) made this an event to remember. We will post the video recordings of the presentations within the next few weeks as the editing is completed.  The list of speakers and topics for the day is still available at www.IPMD.ca

Please mark your calendars for next year's event to be held in Toronto on November 5, 2020.

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PMAC Director Representing Canada at ISO Plenary Meeting

PMAC director Peter Milsom has been selected by the government to represent Canada as head of delegation at the ISO Technical Committee 258 Plenary meeting (which deals with project, programme and portfolio management).  Milsom is an active participant in representing Canadian interests in global working groups shaping the future of the project management profession.  He is also currently the Convenor for the ISO 21502 project management guidance standard working group.

We extend our congratulations to Mr. Milsom and wish him good fortune in this endeavour.

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PMAC 2018 Annual General Meeting

PMAC's 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 starting at 10am Eastern time.  The meeting will be performed online, with online voting.  It is open to all officers and directors of the association plus all current members.  An agenda for the meeting will be posted in our Members Only section of the website when available.  At the present time, there is one proposed bylaw change.  We will post the details of the proposed bylaw change in the Members Only section as well, once we have the final text.  In the mean time, please plan to attend. 

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Upcoming ProjectWorld*BusinessAnalystWorld Conference Oct 28-31st

ProjectSummit*BusinessAnalystWorld and ProjectWorld are the leading educational and training conferences for
Project Management
and Business Analysis Professionals.

ProjectWorld*BusinessAnalystWorld
October 28th - 31st 2019
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Special offer open to PMAC members for 10% off using code: GC-PMAC

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PMAC-AGPC & UBC Professional Development Evening

On November 24, 2015 PMAC-AGPC and UBC held the Ptrofessional Development Evening at the UBC Downtown Campus at Robson Square. The Professional Development evening was a great success. The event was well attended in spite of the traffic problems in the Vancouver area. David Halliday gave an extremely interesting and informative talk on telescopes, the latest telescope technology, the animation rides they build, and tied it all together to project management. 

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PMAC-AGPC & UBC Professional Development Evening

PMAC-AGPC  & UBC Professional Development Evening

On November 24, 2015 UBC and PMAC-AGPC will be holding a Professional Development Evening in downtown Vancouver, BC at Robson Square.

There will be speakers, networking, and a panel discussion. There will be registration starting at 5:30 with the event starting at 6 pm. 

Mark your calendar. More event information and RSVP  information will sent out shortly.

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