The following testimonials were provided by 2021 participants.
This is an excellent opportunity to gauge the pulse of the project management industry from established best practices to emerging trends.
Fabulous! Well spent 2 days!
The UMD Project Management Symposium provides knowledgeable presenters in a variety of tracks – I leave feeling like I have gained valuable skills that I can employ within my organization.
This symposium was a perfect representation of how UMD had adapted its operations to suit the needs of its audience. Also, in doing so, UMD maintained the value of its information by using skilled presenters. Best online conference I have ever attended. Well done!
I like that UMD’s Project Management Symposium has something for everyone: practical tools to take back to your job, new advances in project management, and the hard to find perspective of project managers in the government sector.
Great experience! It was amazing to hear the importance of project and program management across various industries.
It was great to learn how projects were managed in different industries and their end results.
The UMD Symposium was fantastic with knowledgeable and engaging speakers. It was an exciting and collaborative learning environment!
This symposium is a great mix of topics across industries. Every year I discover a new PM gem to take back and apply to my work.
It’s a great opportunity to learn, present, and experience a variety of Project Management techniques from a multiple perspectives. Such a great ROI!
Connect with the cutting edge thought leaders.
Besides the PDUs which all certified professionals need, this event is must for all who are Project and or Program Managers or who are interested in working in that domain. Superb knowlegeable folks who imparted wisdom that you would be hard pressed to obtain over a lifetime of experience.
This symposium offered such a great variety of relevant topics that I had a hard time choosing between sessions. Will definitely attend next year!
Highly motivating and engaging symposium! Brandi Jones
I came for the PDU credits but stayed for the excellent speakers and practical, relevant presentations from working project management professionals. I can hardly wait for next year. John Kennedy, F-35 Joint Program Office
The speakers and content for the Project Management Symposium are world-class.
It was a great value with diverse presentations, dynamic speakers, and I can attend all of the sessions I want or revisit ones that were particularly valuable because they were all recorded and included in my registration.
Intersection of a diverse set of management principles and varied industry verticals.
Enough information in the right amount of time.
The PM Symposium is the best value virtual conference I’ve ever attended.
Very relevant presentation topics, exceptional presenters, and an outstanding symposium. A wealth of information and discussion in a very condensed two-day symposium.
Program Management continues to evolve and the UMD PM Symposium provides best practices to help you stay on the cutting edge.
Holly Stock (U.S. Census Bureau)
Great opportunity for wide variety of great speakers in a variety of tracks! Enjoyable way to earn PDUs!
Mary Ann Hedlund
Become a better Project Manager by sharpening and refreshing your skills at the Symposium.
I feel like I gain years of experience and knowledge in just two days. Time well spent.
So much content to choose from, even if your specific area is not covered, I would highly recommend to even non-project managers.
I have attended the U of Md PM Symposium in person and virtually. I have always had an ‘aha’ moment and have eagerly shared my findings with my team. Can’t wait for next year!