All upcoming and past events


Oct 2020

Dependency and Structure Modelling (DSM, also known as Design Structure Matrix) techniques support the management of complexity by focusing attention on the elements of a complex system and how they relate to each other. DSM‐based techniques have proven to be very valuable in understanding, designing, and optimizing complex system architectures such as those of products, organizations, and processes.

Ricardo will speak at the conference talking about the use of DSM in large scale transformation initiatives.


Oct 2020

he Horasis Extraordinary Meeting is the world's foremost gathering of business leaders who interact with key government officials and eminent thought leaders. Under the theme Unite. Inspire. Create, 500 of the most senior members of the Horasis Visions Community will gather virtually to overcome the profound economic, political, and social disruptions caused by Covid-19. The Horasis Extraordinary Meeting offers the conceptual backbone and action platform to advance the recovery - envisioning and implementing novel business models, new political cooperation, and deep social cohesion.

Ricardo will represent Brightline Initiative on a panel "Stronger Together as Us not Them".


Sep 2020

PMI Canada, West Coast - Leveraging the Brightline, 10 Guiding Principles to the New World

Learn with Ricardo Vargas why the 10 Brightline Guiding principles are more useful than ever in the current global landscape where VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) are shaping every single organization everywhere.


Sep 2020

26th Technology Week for Metro-Rail Systems

Ricardo will speak at the opening keynote for the 26th Technology Week for Metro-Rail Systems. The purpose of the event is to stimulate the development of the rail transport sector in Brazil, contributing to promoting technological development, the improvement of public policies, the training and technical development of professionals in the sector, the clarification of the population, the exchange of information and the dissemination of good practices, nationally and internationally.


Aug 2020

37 Inforuso - O Humano Digital

Ricardo will be keynote talking about the future of work in a world in transformation (Presented in Brazilian Portuguese)


Jun 2020

Collision 2020 From Home

Collision is the fastest-growing tech conference in North America. Now in its sixth year, Collision has grown to over 30,000 attendees. Following the lead of our European event Web Summit, Collision has become a crossroads for the world’s most influential buyers, sellers, emerging companies, and policymakers.

Ricardo will represent Brightline at the event. Due to COVID-19 the event is now online.


May 2020

XV Brazilian Congress of Project Management

The XV Brazilian Congress on Project Management and Leadership is an initiative for the national integration of PMI chapters in Brazil. Each year the event takes place in a different city, in order to encourage the participation of members from all over the country and integrate the Brazilian Chapters of PMI. In 2020, due to the fight against COVID-19, the event will be online, on May 28th and 29th.

Ricardo had participated as a keynote in a panel on the future of project management in a post-pandemic world.


May 2020

TED 2020

The future has never felt so uncertain. Our planet has more humans with more potential than at any other moment in history. The Adjacent Possible glitters with extraordinary promise. Yet there are deadly perils to be dealt with.

Political chaos? Check. Ability to edit our own genome? Check. Climate and environmental threats? Check. New technologies with unpredictable consequences? Check.

At TED2020, we're inviting you on a bold voyage into uncharted territory. We can guarantee thrilling glimpses of the landscape ahead. This journey couldn't matter more.

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