All upcoming and past events


Oct 2018

PMI Global Conference 2018

The global conference is PMI® flagship event, attracting thousands of like-minded professionals for three days of top-notch learning, networking and fun. You’ll build instantly applicable skills, hear from high-energy speakers and form lasting friendships. All while celebrating being part of a global community of change champions. Ricardo attends the conference since 1998 in Long Beach (more than 21 times).


Sep 2018

European Business Forum 2018

The European Business Forum is the premier event for business leaders in Europe. It brings together the continent’s top business people with the world’s leading management gurus in “the Davos of business thinking”. Brightline is the main partner of the event where the theme will be "Making better choices”. Business leaders face more choices than ever before, and there are few limits to the ways a business can grow. In fact, in a world...


Sep 2018

Nordic Business Forum 2018

Brightline Initiative is a key supporter of the Nordic Business Forum on the track about strategy. The forum will have the presence of former US President Barack Obama. Nordic Business Forum has become one of the world’s most significant business conferences for a reason. The events are known for a customer experience like no other, attention to detail, an impressive speaker lineup, top notch customer service, and bright-minded attendees.


Sep 2018

CXO Workshop at the European Business Forum

To help executives bridge the gap between strategy design and implementation, the Project Management Institute has launched an initiative called Brightline. Ricardo Vargas, Executive Director of Brightline, is a globally recognized expert in strategic processes and on September 25th, 15: 00-17: 10 he will teach at an exclusive closed workshop at Focus Advokater in Odense. The event is linked to the Thinkers50 European Business Forum, which will...


Aug 2018

Singularity University Global Summit 2018

SU Global Summit brings together a world-class collection of leaders. Together, we strive to better understand the future through exponential technologies, create meaningful connections among colleagues, and empower every individual to go out and build a better world. This event is the definitive annual gathering of the Singularity University community and the most impactful moment of connection for a global network of innovators. Brightline is...


Jul 2018

Rise 2018 Hong Kong

RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit. In 6 short years, Web Summit has become Europe’s largest tech conference which last year attracted 60,000 attendees from 170+ countries around the world. In July 2018, people from the world’s biggest companies and most exciting startups will come to Hong Kong to share their stories and experiences. They’ll be joined by major global media, hundreds of investors and thousands of attendees for...


Jun 2018

XIII Brazilian Congress of Project Management

Ricardo will deliver the PMFits workshop on June 3rd. It will be the first public delivery of the workshop. On June 4th, Ricardo will present a special edition of the portfolio management workshop PMRank. He will also deliver a keynote at the end of the day and will present PMOtto, the leading AI Interface for project on June 5th.


May 2018

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Mgmt EMEA Summit

Ricardo will attend the Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management Summit to introduce and discuss with Microsoft leadership about Brightline Initiative and Strategic Initiative Management.


May 2018

12 Combis Conference 2018

Ricardo Vargas will be the keynote speaker on May 25th, 2018 and will talk about Strategic Initiative Management at one of the largest conferences in Eastern Europe: the Combis Conference in Croatia. With more than 500 attendees, Combis is a high tech conference aiming to inspire young leaders to drive technology to build a prosperous and inclusive world.


May 2018

2018 Association for Strategic Planning Conference

Ricardo will represent Brightline Initiative on a keynote about the Brightline 10 Guiding Principles. Brightline is a key partner of ASP in the conference that will discuss the gap in understanding, performance, and execution of strategy. This gap invariably translates into unwanted costs, lost opportunities and the failure to execute.