After nearly two years of absence due the pandemic The EVA26 Earned Value Management conference is back in the room and taking place on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th March in London. is certain to an insightful and informative event.

The two day conference is certain to an insightful and informative event and 

is being held at Armourers Hall on Coleman Street in London with sessions commencing at 9.30am on both days.

Featuring leading speakers from Industry, Academia, Government, Audit and Standards the two day event has a packed programme of sessions with Michael Rosen joining the conversation on Thursday 17th March.

The event will be different, entertaining and informative. Dinner is being served in the Hall by candlelight which will provide many hours of the best networking in the sector with high level attendees and speakers.

The schedule is in the final stages of being confirmed but the line up includes the following exceptional cast – 

Estimating Forecasting Cost Management – contributions from MOD ACostE and the Public Sector Advisory Community for Estimating. Sirish Parekh, David Jones Gary Hill.

Benefits Management for Cradle to Grave Social Benefits – The Open Strategies method from Phil Driver.

Systems Thinking – Dr Nigel Williams, Portsmouth University and RPM

ECITB – Engineering Construction Industry Training Board– Levelling Up with Controls.

Data Analytics – Martin Paver.

Project Controls – The forthcoming BSi Project Controls Specification Standard step-chasing controls. Broadening the controls horizon with cradle to grave oversight. Ensuring benefits are delivered and used.

Transversal fusion employability skills – Carole Still University of Coventry talks about the skills assessment system being piloted by the Corporation of London And Public Sector Estimating and the ED-EN Eramus Research Project for Transversal skills development and deployment.

Agility – Adrian Pyne Making Projects Thrive.

Digital Transformation – Simon Taylor and Nails Fais look at Digital Transformation.

Mindset and Culture – Jame Lea and Alex Davies consider ‘the psychology of estimating and planning – working with your team’.

BMT Subconscious Biases In Project Management – Alex Leppard, what you need to know and how you can fight it.

Routines – New research into how we conduct ourselves in Business.

Automation – Allan Glasgow describes the benefits of the automated revolution in projects.

Up and Running in Testing Times with BIM – Nial Faris tells how a COVID lab was set up in the greatest crisis of our times and the lessons we can learn to improve practice.

Ego to Eco from little spores mighty mushrooms grow – Jo Lucas, Harmonising systems. An interactive exercise.

Stephen Carver of Cranfield University returns with Fred Gardner the first soldier on the ground at the Falklands, to look at idiots not making hard decisions early and then expecting project teams to pull rabbits out of hats, or in other words ‘Great Project – Shame about The Steering Committee’

Gamekeeper turned Poacher Hilary Baker former head of UK PPM at Airbus and now Head of PMO at supplier Safran will reflect on the customer supplier relationship.

Lessons Learned – to improve Delivery Practice– Emma Willson NAO

Hydrogen – The answer to Carbon– Emily Wiltshire Gardiner and Theobald

WRI World Resources Institute – will focus on a global challenge

Life on Mars – 2 Presentations, Bas Theelen Head of the Project Management Centre of Competence at Airbus Defence and Space. Formerly Programme Manager for the European Service Module, ESM, being the European contribution to NASA’s Orion Spacecraft that will bring humans to the Moon and beyond.


Professor Andrew Edkins for UCL ask Is there Life on Mars – focussing on the creation of a human colony.

Plus Poets and a band – EVA poet in residence Paul Lyalls and Jack Pinter Musician in residence and his band prepare us for a Performance. Getting our message ready. Delivering it and making sure we do the right things right.

Full details and tickets can be found here at the Eventbrite link –

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