Please be informed, that this is the list of Speakers of 2016 PM Days in Riga.

The speakers of Baltic PM Days 2017 in Vilnius will be announced later!



Tero Palmu

Project Manager, Deputy Managing Director at Länsimetro Oy.

Helsinki west metro – blasting hard rock and perceptions



Reinhard Wagner

President of International Project Management Association

Making change happen through projects and programmes


Ēriks Eglītis

Country Manager, Latvia, and Acting EPG Lead, Baltic at Microsoft

Shaping The Future of Project Management


Oleksiy Prosnitskyy

Head of LEO Consulting (Ukraine, Kyiv)

Shaping The Future of Project Management

Custom Solution for Managing Strategies, Ideas, Innovations, Project Portfolios


Ivars Austers

Professor of Social Psychology, University of Latvia

Myopic decisions: Something to regret afterwards


Social Identity and Economical Behavior



Neils Balgalis

Spatial Planning Expert at Rail Baltica Project

Managing Rail Baltica stakeholders- the biggest public consultation in Latvian history



Timothy Jacques

CEO of HighWire Projects, Vice President of IPMA USA

The Secret Sauce of Change: A Recipe To Break Down Barriers, Drive Collaboration, and Change Behavior


Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor

President of APM, joint founder of Buro Four, principal of Dashdot, Visiting Professor at Salford University

Project management – a profession, trade, skill or all three
Thinking! THINKING!


Edgars Šadris

Edgars Šadris

Director of EU Funds
Strategy Department of Ministry of Finance of Latvia

Cohesion policy funds 2014 – 2020 planning period – the continuing progress towards higher investment quality and sustainability

Kārlis Danēvičs

CFO, Member of The Management Board of SEB Latvia

The Most Significant Risks in Project Management


Jānis Spoģis

Co-Founder of Airdog

Building Global Innovation in Latvia – Airdog


Martin Villig

Co- Founder of

Secrets of Estonian Startups and Taxify



Ilga Bērzkalna

Head of development at AS “Latvijas valsts meži” (Latvia’s State Forests)

Change Management Best Practices at LVM


Joel B. Carboni

President of IPMA-USA, Founder and President of Green Project Management (GPM Global)

Changing for The Better – Sustainable Project Management



Gediminas Baublys

Business Development Manager at CSC

Future PM Profile

Ieva Martinaityte

Researcher and Lecturer at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

This is our project! Team engagement strategies for PM


Piotr Bogobowicz

Piotr Bogobowicz

Project Manager and Business Development Manager, OMEC

Kinshasa – Agile African Adventure project simulation workshop


Jolanta Łabędzka-Benisz

Project Manager and Approved Trainer, OMEC

How a simulation game helps us being more Agile? The Kinshasa – Agile African Adventure game.



Edgaras Gudavičius

Project Manager at Omnitel, Part of TeliaSonera

Personality in Project Management: From Proactive to Adaptive


Gundars Strazdiņš

Freelance Project Manager, Graphic Designer

Unintended consequences of desicions in events management: errors that should be avoided in crisis situations


Visual communication for Project Managers: presentations that impress and influence


Betija Putniņa

Leadership & Organizational Development Consultant, Supervisor | Coach, Lumina Learning Practitioner

Emotions in Business- Drawback or Driving Force?


Gundega Lapiņa

Dr. paed.,, Head of Business Department, RISEBA University

Creative Discussion Game for Assessment of Project Ideas



Ivars Ruņģis

President of Latvian National Project Management Association, LEAN enthusiast

The Implementation of E- health Project. Challenges and Accomplishments


Uldis Zariņš

Director of Development at the National Library of Latvia

The One That is Changing Will Last- a Story Told in a Library


Vygantas Raišys

Project and Business Development Manager at Bridge2Apex, PPM tools implementation expert, Trainer

Presentation of Project Online, Best Practices of Implementation


Igor Osipov

Research Fellow, School of Economics & Management, FEFU (RU)
Adjunct Professor, Alberta School of Business (CA)
Advisory Board, PM Catalyst

Future of Learning: Big Data, Visualisations, and Competitions


Anita Gaile

Change Architect at INTÚ

Self Management – The Most Valuable and Challenging Project of Your Life.


Ingus Staltmanis

CEO of Debitum

Large Project Programmes That are Succeeding: Efficient Stakeholder Management


Mareks Zeltiņš

Director of Project Management Department in Riga Technical University

Electronic Administration Systems of EU Funds – New Challenges for Project managers.


Oskars Geide

Quality control manager at SIA Do it, part of Jysk Icelandic Group

The Image of PM Profession in Job Advertisments in Latvia


Imants Klāvs

Academic Center for Natural Sciences Project Coordinator

Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia – Project Realization


Kitija Gruškevica

Deputy Rector (Infrastructure Development) at University of Latvia

Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia – Project Realization



Alexandr Tovb

SOVNET Chair of the Board

Development of Project Management Culture for Russian Consulting Company: 10 Years of Experience


Grigory Tsipes

Chief Consultant  of IBS Group

Development of Project Management Culture for Russian Consulting Company: 10 Years of Experience


Selga Laizāne

Adviser to the Minister for Culture

PM Challenges of Managing Cultural Programme in Latvian Presidency of The Council of EU

Kristīne Liepiņa

Communication and PR Advisor

The Golden Hour of Crisis

Inese Slūka

Program Director at Riga International School of Business Administration (RISEBA)

Project Laboratory – practice based learning of project management for RISEBA business and arts students

Kaspars Kauliņš

Principal/ Country Manager Estonia /Pedersen & Partners

6 Competences for Future Success




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