2020 Conference

17th Critical Chain Conference

May 12-13, 2020
La Jolla, California

Our 2020 Critical Chain conference will be held at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California from 8:30am to 5:00pm, May 12 and 13, 2020. Continental breakfast (8:00am – 8:30am) and lunch will be provided both days. Please join us for a complimentary Networking Reception on Monday, May 11th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Reserve your room now!

Conference Presenters

We are preparing a powerful lineup of presenters! Engage with Project Management Leaders who have transformed their organizations. You’ll have the opportunity to listen to real Project Managers and their first-hand experiences, challenges, and results. We will post information as it becomes available. Some prior presenters include:

Abbott Laboratories


The Boeing Company

Cliffs Natural Resources

Eli Lilly and Company

Ethicon Endo Surgery


Intel Corporation

Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Kimberly Clark Corporation

Merichem Chemicals and Refinery Services

Micron Corporation

Procter & Gamble

Raytheon Corporation


Conference Schedule

Each day will include engaging presentations using Critical Chain methodology and tools. The Conference is designed to take you on a journey through real project challenges and scenarios faced by Project Managers and their teams and discuss what they’ve achieved and how they’ve done it.

Monday, May 11th:

6:30pm-8pm: Evening reception

Network with other Project Managers and Leaders!

Refreshments and light appetizers will be served.

Tuesday, May 12th:

8:25am-5pm: General Session

10:00am-10:30am: Break

12pm-1pm: Lunch Reception

3pm-3:30pm: Break

7pm: Conference Dinner

* Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided

Wednesday, May 13th

8:30am-4:30pm: General Session

10:00am-10:30am: Break

12pm-1pm: Lunch Reception  

3pm-3:15pm: Break

* Breakfast and lunch will be provided

Hotel Accommodations

The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines has everything you need in a conference hotel. After a day of learning and networking, enjoy the heated pool, whirlpool, private cabanas, tennis courts and fitness center. Stay a few extra days and hit a few rounds at the award-winning Torrey Pines Golf Course, soak up the San Diego sun with a hike at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, or simply relax on the beaches of La Jolla and Del Mar.

To reserve a room for the conference, you may either:

Go online to reserve your room in the dedicated ProChain block.

Call the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines at (858) 558-1500 and mention the ProChain conference.