APQC's 2018 Knowledge Management Conference program is jam-packed with sessions that take various formats. The formats are outlined below and provide more details about what you can expect.


Happening prior to the conference, APQC offers an array of half-day and full-day workshops–designed for beginner to advanced level practitioners–led by APQC experts. Workshop registration is not included in the full conference registration.

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Breakout Sessions

Attendees can select from 20 breakout sessions available throughout the conference. Participants are broken into smaller groups for either 45-minute or hour-long sessions led by practitioners showcasing their organization’s successful programs and practices. The breakout sessions are categorized according to four tracks that denote general topic areas. Attendees are not required to follow any single track and can move between tracks to choose the ideal combination of sessions to suit their needs.

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Keynote Sessions

This conference offers keynote lectures given by renowned  thought leaders and influencers. These presentations gather all conference attendees in a general session and last about an hour each.

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Accelerated knowledge Sessions

You’ve experienced a TED Talk, right? Taken from that same format, our storytellers are given 20 minutes to grab your attention by sharing their narratives, giving you ideas and concepts that will be exciting and memorable. These are two 20-minute sessions that could change your career!

Live! with APQC Experts

Have a KM question you would like answered? Want to get a point of view on something you've heard? Well, here's your chance to hear from APQC's experts, friends, and fellow conference participants.