Traditionally, Slovenian non-profit organizations itSMF Slovenija and PMI Slovenija are joining forces to propagate the knowledge on most current IT service management and project management practices at the one key regional event Together in Excellence.

The best co-workers: project management and IT service management

The attendees can experience a unique event with quality multi-discipline contents. The conference hosts recognized experts and discuss most wanted topic on project management and IT service management in the new reality initially driven by digital transformation and accelerated by pandemic situation.

Remote work, more and more business over the internet that must be implemented quickly, even higher reliability and availability of IT services force many organizations to rethink their strategy and take into consideration an importance of a good risk management, well-established basic concepts and good practices.

Experts will share with the participants concrete tips and present practical solutions how to address those challenges, make right moves and gain positive results.

Why you should join us?

The conference is designed for those of you, who are anyhow involved in management, coordination, solutions or project development of organisation, implementation of novelties in business, and for all those who are aware of the impact of novelties on business strategies. But in essence the event is devoted to those who want to be up to date with the novelties and want to be excellent in growth. And, of course, to anyone interested in project management and IT service management topics.

New ways of socializing and networking!

The conference will be held in virtual form on online events platform Hopin, which is one of the leading platforms for hosting virtual conferences, while offering maximum involvement of attendees as well as sponsors and speakers. During conference time, all attendees will have access to the expert lectures, round tables, various presentations of sponsors, presentations of practical solutions and networking with and among conference attendees or sponsors.

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DAY 1 - 16 March 2021 - STRATEGY

Opening of the conference lobby

13:00 – 13:10

Exploring conference show room

13:00 – 15:00

One-on-one networking

15:00 – 15:45

Welcome address by the presidents of organizers

15:45 – 16:00

Opportunities of the project economy and how to evolve from project managers to strategy implementation specialist

16:00 – 16:45

Speaker: Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez

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Conference break

16:45 – 16:55

Fireside chat with Charles Araujo - Leadership in the digital era

16:55 – 17:40

Speaker: Charles Araujo

Moderator: Benjamin Oražem

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ITIL4 digital and IT strategy: What does it mean for you?

17:40 – 18:25

Speaker: David Cannon

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STRATEGY day closing panel

18:25 – 19:10

Speakers: Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, Charles Araujo, David Cannon, Nenad Šutanovac

Panel moderator: Matej Delakorda

Group networking

19:10 – 19:30

DAY 2 - 17 March 2021 - BACK2BASICS

Welcome address into BACK2BASICS day

9:30 – 9:35

How to become a lean, mean ITSM machine?

9:35 – 10:05

Speaker: Tilen Čuk

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Good to great user stories with story cubes

10:05 – 10:45

Speaker: Priya Patra

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End-end Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management to support your ITSM, PM and other business initiatives

10:45 – 11:10

Speaker: Nebojša Živković

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Project Management in the age of remote working: Real-time integrated project management in the cloud

11:20 – 11:45

Speaker: Hermann Erlacher

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Keeping ITSM & ITIL 4 practical, pragmatic and not to bureaucratic

11:45 – 12:15

Speakers: Dr. Don Page, Paul Smith, Allan Stear

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Conference break

12:15 – 12:30

BACK2BASICS day closing panel

12:30 – 13:15

Speakers: Priya Patra, Nebojša Živkovič, Hermann Erlacher, Dr. Don Page, Marko Praprotnik

Panel moderator: Matej Delakorda

One-on-one networking

13:15 – 14:15

Group networking

13:15 – 14:15

Remote work and support with ISL Online

Group session

14:15 – 15:15

DAY 3 - 18 March 2021 - PRACTICE & OPERATIONS

Group networking

14:00 – 15:00

Meeting of itSMF Slovenia and itSMF international

14:00 – 15:00

Welcome address into PRACTICE & OPERATIONS day

15:00 – 15:05

Challenges and common information security management practices to successfully manage cyber risks in IT processes and services

15:05 – 15:30

Speaker: dr. Andrej Bregar

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Privacy engineering for PMO and ITIL practitioner

15:30 – 15:55

Speaker: William Bello

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AIOps & ChatOps; creating a virtual war-room

15:55 – 16:40

Speaker: Robert Barron

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Conference break

16:40 – 16:50

Human capital in project management in the Covid & post Covid era, why soft is the new hard…

16:50 – 17:35

Speaker: Dr. Constantine “Dino” Kiritsis

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Multi-level risk management using the disciplined agile toolkit

17:35 – 18:20

Speaker: Daniel Gagnon

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18:20 – 19:05

Speakers: Robert Barron, William Bello, dr. Andrej Bregar, Daniel Gagnon

Panel moderator: Matej Delakorda

Conference closure

19:05 – 19:10



Multidisciplinary interlace of related areas on a unique event.

Hot topics.




Top presenters, global professionals in one place.

Best practices and experiences, success stories and projects from different parts of the world.

Meeting and socialization of colleagues, new professional acquaintances.

Use membership and student discounts. Earn up to 12 PDUs.


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