30
Nov 2021
Focus on Project Management
Online, 30 November - 3 December 2021

About Focus PM 2021

Elia’s Focus on Project Management 2021 – #eliaPM is an online programme set to develop core skills of Project Managers. Developed in partnership with senior entrepreneurs in the localisation industry, this will provide a platform for growth for the next 10 years.

PROGRAMME

This year’s theme is Evolution and Revolution of Project Management – the role of the project manager has changed over the last ten years and will continue to change in the next decade. The four-day event will help you to develop practical and soft skills, try new approaches and shift your mindset to become a truly unstoppable force for your company.

The 6th Focus on PM will be divided into three interrelated tracks featuring presentations, workshops and discussions hosted by professors, technology experts, language industry leaders and end clients. The event will kick-off with a Pre-conference Focus on Technology day, on November 30, 2021.

Track 1: New solutions for new needs: how to upgrade your skills to meet client expectations, moderated by Ricard Sierra

Track 2: Sustainable project management in the fast paced language industry landscape,
moderated by Alina Birsan

Track 3: The impact of translation sustainability on Project Management,
moderated by Richard Brooks

  • 30 Nov
    Day 1
  • 1 Dec
    Day 2
  • 2 Dec
    Day 3
  • 3 Dec
    Day 4
  • Pre-conference Focus on Technology day
13:00–13:30
Technology demo

13:30–13:40
Mini break

13:40–14:10
Technology demo

14:10–14:20
Mini break

14:20–15:20
Advanced training

15:20–15:30
Mini break

15:30–16:30
Advanced training

  • Track 1: New solutions for new needs: how to upgrade your skills to meet client expectations
13:00–13:25
Event opening and welcome

13:25–13:30
Mini break

13:30–14:20
Opening keynote - AI and the Future of Business

Daniel Hulme photo
Daniel Hulme
CEO, Satalia
14:20–14:30
Mini break

14:30–15:20
Join the Revolution! How to become a next generation PM

Presentation

Verónica García García photo
Verónica García García
Department Manager, Transperfect
15:20–15:30
Mini break

15:30–16:20
Ideas and tactics to establish a healthy client-PM partnership

Presentation

Miguel Sepúlveda photo
Miguel Sepúlveda
Global Localisation Manager, King
16:20–16:30
Mini break

16:30–17:30
How to win a client through test translation

Workshop

Sabina Jasisnka photo
Sabina Jasisnka
Head of Growth, Transfer Room
  • Track 2: Sustainable project management in the fast paced language industry landscape
13:30–14:20
Through the lenses of a former PM turned into end client

Presentation

Sabina Jasisnka photo
Sabina Jasisnka
Head of Growth, Transfer Room
14:20–14:30
Mini break

14:30–15:20
The key to sustainable business growth: from language and technology suppliers to knowledge providers

Presentation

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Hristina Racheva
Head of localisation, Skyscanner
15:20–15:30
Mini break

15:30–16:30
Workshop

Hristina Racheva photo
Hristina Racheva
Head of Localisation, Skyscanner
16:30–16:40
Mini break

16:40–17:30
Structured networking

Alina Birsan photo
Alina Birsan
AB Language Solutions
Richard Brooks photo
Richard Brooks
K International
Ricard Sierra photo
Ricard Sierra
Kobalt Languages
  • Track 3: The impact of translation sustainability on Project Management
13:30–14:20
Translating sustainability and supply chain into Project Management

Presentation

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Anna Golubeva
Multilanguage Communication & Localisation Specialist, IKEA
14:20–14:30
Mini break

14:30–15:30
The PM perspective on automation

Workshop

Anna Golubeva photo
Anna Golubeva
Multilanguage Communication & Localisation Specialist, IKEA
15:30–15:40
Mini break

15:40–16:00
Preview of Elia / ATC PM eLearning Course

Presentation

Raisa McNab photo
Raisa McNab
ATC, CEO
Julia Lantz photo
Julia Lantz
Student, University of Helsinki
16:00–16:05
Mini break

16:05–16:35
Closing keynote - Creating a net positive solution for humanity

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Ben Kneppers
Co-Founder and COO, Bureo
16:35–16:40
Mini break

16:40–17:00
Event closing and prize draw

17:00–17:50
Open networking

Description of the sessions will be provided soon.

SPEAKERS

Verónica García García
Department Manager, Transperfect
Verónica García García
Anna Golubeva
Multilanguage Communication & Localisation Specialist, IKEA
Anna Golubeva
Daniel Hulme
CEO, Satalia
Daniel Hulme
Sabina Jasisnka
Head of Growth, Transfer Room
Sabina Jasisnka
Ben Kneppers
Co-Founder and COO, Bureo
Ben Kneppers
Julia Lantz
Student, University of Helsinki
Julia Lantz
Raisa McNab
ATC, CEO
Raisa McNab
Hristina Racheva
Head of Localisation, Skyscanner
Hristina Racheva
Miguel Sepúlveda
Global Localisation Manager, King
Miguel Sepúlveda

Who should attend?

This event is for ambitious project and production managers who are serious about delivering the very best for their company and clients. This year’s online edition is a chance to review every aspect of your role, connect with like-minded peers and understand how future trends will affect best practices.

Benefits of the programme

For you

  • Discover the secrets of leading PMs from our industry and beyond
  • Approach the future confidently with an understanding of the latest trends
  • Identify and overcome the obstacles holding you back
  • Share points of view and be inspired by peers in the same environment

For your company

  • Boost your bottom line with efficient new approaches
  • Build a productive, happy team with a shared idea of success
  • Contribute the latest insights to the company’s 2021 roadmap
  • Deepen client loyalty by delivering added value

REGISTER

Registration provides access to the presentations, workshops, the networking event apps and the Focus on Technology tool demos and advanced trainings.
For group registrations, please contact us by email.

Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellation or to arrange substitutions must be received in writing. Please contact us by email. Event registrations are non-refundable. Registrations can be transferred to another person provided Elia is notified at least one day prior to the event, no admin fee will apply. Any attendee who registers will receive access to the materials and recordings of the event.
For more information about Elia’s Terms & Conditions please click here.

Committee

Alina Birsan
AB Language Solutions
Programme Committee Chair
Alina Birsan
Richard Brooks
K International
Programme Committtee
Richard Brooks
Ricard Sierra
Managing Director, Kobalt Languages
Programme Committtee
Ricard Sierra
  • Dusa Jovanovic, Dema Solutions

    Thank you for organizing this event in this period of pandemic crisis and social distancing you gave us a great opportunity of being close to our company peers through networking sessions, workshops & even virtual handshaking!

  • Catalina De Sanctis, Baquero Translations

    Focus on PM2020 went beyond my expectations. It was an incredible event for networking, it was a shock of reality and trends for developing new approaches.

  • Rodrigo Peralta, Execero Soluciones

    I would like to thank ELIA's team for humanizing this event despite the virtual challenges we are all facing, and for making it smoother for those who like me are not that used to big international events like this one.

SPONSORS

Interested in sponsoring Focus on Project Management 2021? Please click here

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