The objective of this symposium is to provide a platform for the foremost thought leaders in the field of project management in Pakistan to share their insights about the profession. Our distinguished speakers will cover some of the most important contemporary project management issues including the rise of Agile project management. We welcome practitioners from the public and private sectors, academicians, researchers, students, and anyone interested in learning about the major projects that will inevitably shape the future of Pakistan. This symposium is an excellent opportunity to build your professional acumen and network with the leading professionals and academicians in the project management. Attendees will also receive PMI participation certificates (4 PDUs).

The 27th April Symposium will feature following speakers:

Dr. Khalid Ahmad Khan, Ph.D., PMP, PE

President PMI Lahore Chapter


Project Management is considered as one of the youngest professions – but it has a very high impact on the global economy. According to the World Bank almost 25% (USD 15 trillion) of the global GDP is spent on projects. We will look at important profession trends and how PMI is playing a key role in defining standards and best practices for enabling portfolio, program and project success.

Mr. Malik Usman Waheed

Senior Program Manager

Punjab Information Technology Board


Technological improvements and infrastructures in E-Government activities solely form the tip of the iceberg. Transformed and streamlined services have become underlying mechanism for many government projects. The invisible part of the iceberg in an E-Government project is composed of human resources management, business process re-engineering, and administrative and legislative needs. The success in an E-Government project requires well-defined project plan and technical specifications, and comes with adequate level of focus on non-technical aspects that are based on the gap analysis for transformational needs.

Mr. Salman Aziz Khan, PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP

Director Professional Development PMI Lahore Chapter


Project management in the IT sector has evolved as a separate stream with concepts like Agile, Lean, Scrum and XP. PMI has responded by making Agile an integral part of the sixth release of it project management standard – PMBOK. But Agile is not just restricted to IT, there is a growing adaptation of hybrid approaches in non-IT disciplines that are making use of Agile concepts. We will look at Agile with a special focus on the certification and standards developed by PMI for Agile.

Mr. Omer Iqbal, P.E, PMP

Project Controls Specialist and founder of Sydney Harvard Business School Online Chapter


Pakistan is investing billions of dollars in mega infrastructure projects. Project controls have successfully proved their benefit by bringing together time, cost, risk and contract management information. For large Capital Projects, Project Managers deserve a formal introduction to project controls and how best to make use of them. We will highlight project controls, bring together four major project knowledge areas and their benefit to Project Managers.

Benefits to Attendees: 

  • PMI Lahore Chapter Participation Certificate (4 Professional Development Units)
  • Acquire Project Management Knowledge
  • Networking opportunity with leading Project Management Practitioners

Pricing & Registration:

  • Attendance is free with online registration


Event Timing: 27th April, 2019 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Event Address: Punjab Information Technology Board, Arfa Software Technology Park, 346-B, Ferozepur Road, Lahore

For any queries please contact:

Farooq Afzal, PMP®, PMI-PBA®, PMI-ACP®, PMI-RMP®
Chapter Administrator, PMI Lahore Chapter
412/406, 7th Floor, Mega Tower, 63-B Main Boulevard, Gulberg, Lahore
Phone: 0333-4475828

Looking forward to seeing you at the event and thank you for your continued support and participation in the development of Project Management in Pakistan.