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INVITATION - 9th Art of Projects

Looking for insights and inspiration? Join PMI Budapest, Hungarian Chapter’s 9th „Art of Projects” Conference on November 4, 2021. The PMI Budapest, Hungarian Chapter, working within the confines of the current pandemic situation, is holding their annual professional conference virtually. Building upon the theme of „Empowering people to make ideas a reality” our PMI Chapter has brought together multiple presenters, known for their expertise in the Project Management field. All sessions will be live-streaming and on-demand so that attendees can re-visit the sessions for thirty-days following the event.

Date: November 4, 2021.


09:00 – 09:10 Prof. György Bőgel, PhD. &
László J. Kremmer, MBA, CLC, PMP®

Welcome - program introduction
09:10 – 09:25 Dr. Máté Kertész, MBA, PMP®
PMI Budapest “Project Management Thesis of the Year Award Ceremony”
09:25 – 09:45 Ashwini Bakshi, MBA, CPCC
PMI Keynote Presentation
09:45 – 10:05 Lysa Morrison, MBA
Mastering Motivation - The keys to unlock improved performance
10:05 – 10:15 Q&A Section -
Ashwini Bakshi, MBA, CPCC
Lysa Morrison, MBA
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 10:45 Dr. Máté Kertész, MBA, PMP®
PMI Budapest “Young Project Management Professional of the Year Award Ceremony”
10:45 – 11:05 Rokas Samuolis, MSc, PMP®
Hybrid project management
11:05 – 11:25 Willy Benko, BA, Economic
You haven't taught until the child has learned
11:25 – 11:35 Q&A Section -
Rokas Samuolis, MSc, PMP®
Willy Benko, BA, Economic
11:35 – 12:45 Lunch break
12:45 – 13:05 Dr. Zoltán Buzády
Flow with serious game
13:05 – 13:10 Q&A Section -
Dr. Zoltán Buzády
13:10 – 13:25 Dr. Máté Kertész, MBA, PMP®
PMI Budapest “Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award Ceremony”
13:25 – 13:45 Michael Frenette, PMP®, SMC,

PMO case study
13:45 – 14:05 Dawn Mahan, BSc, PMP®
Design Thinking: Next Level Innovation, Problem-Solving & Collaboration for Project People
14:05 – 14:15 Q&A Section -
Michael Frenette, PMP®, SMC,
Dawn Mahan, BSc, PMP®
14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 – 14:50 László A. Rétfalvi, MSc
Successful Project Managers have Mastered Key Skills and ...So Can You!
14:50 – 15:10 Bruce Gay, MA, PMP®
Advancing your career to Program Management
15:10 – 15:20 Q&A Section -
László A. Rétfalvi, MSc
Bruce Gay, MA, PMP®
15:20 – 15:40 Dávid Szántó, MSc
FINA World Championships -
Budapest 2017
15:40 – 15:45 Q&A Section –
Dávid Szántó, MSc
15:45 – 16:00 Viktor Horváth, MSc, PMP® &
László J. Kremmer, MBA, CLC, PMP®

Conference closing, present draw


Prof. György Bőgel, PhD.
Professor of Management
Central European University


Ashwini Bakshi, UK
PMI Managing Director Europe

Lysa Morrison, UK
Keynote Speaker, Coach,
Management Consultant,
Trainer, Facilitator and Author

Rokas Samuolis, Lithuania
Program Project Manager at Litgrid AB
former President of PMI
Lithuania Chapter

Michael Frenette, Canada
Senior Project Manager - IT PMO Halifax Water;
PMI Global Standards Insight Team-Volunteer; PM & OCM Speaker, Trainer

Dr. Zoltán Buzády, Hungary
Associate Professor of Leadership at Corvinus University of Budapest

Willy Benko, USA/Hungary
BA, Economic

Businessman, investor, coach, founder of Toastmasters Hungary

Dawn Mahan, USA
International Speaker, Award-Winning Consultant
Creator ProjectFlo® Learning System
Veterans Advocate, American Lung Board

László A. Rétfalvi, Canada
General Manager Retfalvi and Associates Incorporated

Bruce Gay, USA
Director, Program Management at UPMC Enterprises

Dávid Szántó, Hungary
Hungarian Swimming Federation,
Head of International Competitions and Communications; FINA, LEN International Liaison

Viktor Horváth, Hungary
Vice President of Professional Events

Dr. Máté Kertész, Hungary
Vice President of Awards

László J. Kremmer, Hungary
Chapter President



INVITATION - Future Proof your PM Career

How you speak is your biological business card. Spend three hours with me and I'll move you along the path of going from shame to being in the game.
Show up. Speak up. Shape up.

Date: November 5, 2021.


09:00 – 09:10 Welcome, introductions and expectations
09:10 – 10:30 Part 1
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:00 Part 2
12:00 – Summary and key learning points


Willy Benko, USA/Hungary
BA, Economic

Businessman, investor, coach, former President of the American Chamber of Commerce, founder of Toastmasters Hungary.





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