Planisware User Summit 2017
(Philadelphia, PA)

May 17th and 18th at the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square

Customer registration
(It's free!)


Planisware's largest annual customer meet-up in North America 

Planisware's North American User Summit brings together more than 200 PPM professionals from 70+ organizations, including leading product development and R&D organizations from around the world, for two days of case studies, best practice round table discussions, software-focused workshops, and a sneak peek at what's coming up in all things Planisware.  
Take advantage of this unique and exclusive opportunity to network, and learn from Planisware consultants, industry experts, and peers. Session topics cover how to elevate PPM business processes and ways to leverage the Planisware solution in order to better prioritize projects, programs, products, optimize resource usage, and improve project deliveries. Customer registration is free - save your seat today!




Pre-Conference Events (Elective)

May 16 (Tuesday)


9am - 5pm

Introduction to PEX Training ($) (Learn more and register.)



9am - 5pm

Advanced PEX Training ($) (Learn more and register.)



9am - 5pm

Level 1 Configuration ($) (Learn more and register.)



9am - 5pm

Best Practices Working Group (Pharma) - This session is for members only. For inquiries, please contact





Planisware User Summit Philadelphia 2017

May 16 (Tuesday)


6pm - 7pm

Welcome Reception


May 17 (Wednesday)



Breakfast and Registration




Planisware achievements, roadmap, and V6.2 demo




Coffee & Conversations Break




Rapid-fire Company Introductions




Lunch Break




Fast-Paced Implementation for Fast-Paced Commercialization (AdvancePierre Foods)
PPMI Implementation 1 Year After Go Live
(Daiichi Sankyo)
(read more)




Center for Excellence Workshops (see choices)




Coffee & Conversations Break




PPM Evolution and Trends:
A Fireside Chat with Forrester Analyst Margo Visitacion




Real-Time Visibility and Accountability in Project Management (A Beam Suntory Case Study)




Day 1 Wrap Up and Announcements




Dinner with a Viewpoint at the Hamilton Garden (Kimmel)


May 18 (Thursday)







Day 2 Overview and Announcements




Adopting Resource Planning on a Named Basis
(Mine Safety Appliances)
Utilizing Planisware to Predict Cost Spread
(read more)




From Ideation to Execution
(Bristol-Myers Squibb)
Unleashing Algorithms to "Drive" Highway Project Schedules
(Michigan Department of Transportation)
(read more)




Coffee & Conversations Break




Interactive Group Workshops (see choices)




Lunch Break




Planisware Workshops - Round 1 (see choices)




Coffee & Conversations Break




Planisware Workshops - Round 2 (see choices)




Final Announcements and Conference Close




Featured Presenters



Who's coming?

  • Actavis

  • Actelion

  • AdvancePierre Foods

  • Alcon

  • Allergan

  • Amgen

  • Applied Materials

  • Aptar

  • Astellas

  • AstraZeneca

  • Battelle

  • Beam Suntory

  • Biogen

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • CAE

  • Daiichi Sankyo

  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

  • DuPont

  • Elanco

  • Eli Lilly

  • EMD Serono

  • Ferring

  • Ford Motor Company

  • Grunenthal


  • GSK Pharma

  • GSK Vaccines

  • Incyte

  • Jazz

  • JNJ - Pharma

  • JNJ - Medical Device

  • MedImmune

  • Merck

  • Milliken

  • Montana DOT

  • MSA Safety

  • Pfizer

  • Philips

  • Pierre Fabre

  • Roche/Genentech

  • Roche Diagnostics

  • Sanofi

  • Syngenta

  • UCB

  • United Launch Alliance

  • Zebra Technologies

  • Zodiac Aerospace



Why attend?

  • Learn from PPM case studies. Hear how different organizations have been able to transform their PMO and portfolio, product, program, project and resource management challenges into successes.
  • Engage with industry thought leaders. Attend workshops and discussions to learn tactics and best practices that you can incorporate into your own business processes.
  • Exchange best practices with your peers. Meet other PPM professionals and Planisware users through interactive breakout sessions and networking opportunities.
  • Discover more about Planisware's solutions. Find out the latest product enhancements and participate in product workshops that show you how to maximize your experience with the tool.


What Past Attendees Have Said


Good tips, tricks and learning mixed in with functionality and demos.

Manager, Design to Value Analytics of Beam Suntory, on workshops

It was my first experience and it was good to see other users, and share [and] talk with Planisware staff. The organization of the event was excellent.

Group Leader of Management Tools and Dashboards, CAE

Being able to hear and learn from other companies' experiences implementing Planisware, and the opportunity to connect with the business community of users

Project Manager, Amgen, on the most valuable thing about the event

Once a year is not enough.

Business Intelligence Specialist, Milliken

Last Year's Trip Report




Tuesday, May 16th (Welcome reception)
Wednesday, May 17th (Day 1)
Thursday, May 18th (Day 2)


Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square
220 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia 19103
(215) 735-6000

Hotel accommodations:

Planisware has reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $199 per room, per night. You can register here, via the code 170514PLAN.

Rooms at this rate are limited and are only available until April 14th, so book ASAP to ensure you can take advantage of this low price.