Monthly Archives: July 2021

PGCS Standard Registrations Close 30th July

Virtual & In-Person Attendance

This is your last chance to register for PGCS 2021 at the standard rate. We have a full and exciting program and the Symposium is guaranteed to run. Subject to the ACT remaining virus free, the event will be hybrid, with both in-person and virtual attendees. If the situation changes, we are set to transition to a fully virtual event. Face-to-face delegates will be offered the option of either transitioning to a virtual registration and receiving a partial refund, or receiving a full refund. However, at the moment we are busy putting the final planning in place for a successful hybrid event. Don’t miss out! https://www.pgcsymposium.org.au/

Dept. Defence Support for PGCS 2021

The Department of Defence, and particularly CASG have been involved in the development of PGCS since its inception in 2013. This year is no different with a powerful line up of speakers in the Defence Stream including keynote presentations by Ciril Karo, Group Business Manager, CASG, Shane Fairweather, First Assistant Secretary Rotary, Aerospace and Surveillance Systems CASG.

These two keynote presentations are supported by technical papers including:

Andrew Butt: Joint Confidence Levels – combining project control artefacts to inform decision making.

Andrew Goodwin: An update on the significant developments in integrated project controls, EVM and project reporting within and external to CASG.

LCDR Victoria Jnitova and GPCAPT Adrian Xavier: Measuring RAAF training system resilience using survey instrument.

Dr Anh Pham-Waddell: Force Structure Plan 2020 costing methodology and outcomes.

Defence members (civilian and military) across Australia, and around the world, have special access to PGCS 2021.  The details of your free access and other options for participating are outlined in DEFGRAM 269/2021.

The full program for PGCS 2021 is now on our website. Click through o see more and register: https://www.pgcsymposium.org.au/

Asia-Pacific Project Controls Expo Awards 2021

The submission deadline date for
Asia-Pacific Project Controls Expo Awards are closing

This is great opportunity for individuals and organisations to share the success stories on Friday 16th July, but it’s not too late to submit an entry.

To find out more, check the Categories & criteria details

PGCS 2021 is just a month away!

On of the themes this year is the Role of Earned Value Management in Project Governance and Controls.

Click through to the symposium website: https://www.pgcsymposium.org.au/


The role of Earned Value Management (EVM) has had a decades long influencing role in project governance and controls systems theory, standards, and practical application, that extends well beyond the mandated use of EVM on major defence acquisition projects. It is regarded as a project controls best practice for the informed management of major acquisition projects within Defence and beyond. Application of ‘EVM lite’ systems which extract the data required for EVM analysis is becoming important in general project management world-wide across multiple industry sectors and geographies.

PGCS 2021 offers an unequalled opportunity for anyone interested in EVM to interact with presenters and PGCS committee members who have had leading roles in the theoretical development of and publication of global standards related to this important methodology over many decades.

If your project is in need of the practical application of project governance and controls best practices or has EVM in the mix, PGCS 2021 is the ideal place to find out more about the topic, or to update your knowledge to include the latest developments in this field.

There are of course many other themes and presentations including Agile, staff development and building multi-contractor teams; plus three International Masterclasses. The full program for PGCS 2021 is now on our website, to see more and register, follow this link: https://www.pgcsymposium.org.au/

Australian Dept. of Defence members (civilian and military) across Australia, and around the world, have special access to PGCS 2021. The details of your free access and other options for participating are outlined in DEFGRAM 269/2021.