2018 Conference

16th Annual Critical Chain Conference

February 21-22, 2018
Orlando, Florida

This year’s Critical Chain conference will be held at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando from 8:30am to 5:00pm, February 21 and 22, 2018. Continental breakfast (8:00am – 8:30am) and lunch will be provided both days. Please join us for a complimentary Networking Reception on Tuesday, February 20th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Reserve your room now!

Conference Presenters

We have prepared 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.

Edwards Lifesciences

Medical Devices


Healthcare and Diagnostics

Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a Johnson and Johnson Company)


NXP Semiconductors

Secure Connections and Infrastructure



Quality Forward


Synaptive Medical Inc.

Medical Technology

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.

Tuesday, February 20th:

6:30pm-8pm: Evening reception

Network with other Project Managers and Leaders!

Refreshments and light appetizers will be served

Wednesday, February 21st:

8:25am-5pm: General Session

10:00am-10:30am: Break

12pm-1pm: Lunch Reception

3pm-3:30pm: Break

7pm: Dinner at Emeril’s

* Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided

Thursday, February 22nd: 

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

NOTE: ProChain Solutions’ room block at the Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort is completely booked and the discounted room rate is no longer available. To reserve a room for the conference, you may follow the steps below.

Step 1: Call the Reservation Group Call-In Center ((866) 360-7395) and notify them you are calling for the ProChain Solutions Conference and want to check room availability at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort.

Step 2: If no rooms are available at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort, ask the representative to check availability at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Step 3: If no rooms are available at Hard Rock, ask the representative to check availability at Cabana Bay Beach Resort.

If you are unable to reach a representative at the Group Call-In Center, please call the hotels directly using the following phone numbers:

  • Loew’s and Cabana Bay Beach Resorts (888) 273-1311
  • Hard Rock Hotel- (888) 832-7195

Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida, is the ideal tropical getaway. It combines the relaxation of the tropics with all the comfort and convenience you’d expect from a luxury resort. After a day of learning and networking, retire to an enchanting room with bamboo accents, colorful linens and beautiful island decor.