2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Schedule at a Glance

September 14, 2017

 

Track Details:  Keynote  |  Strategy  |  Leadership  |  Technical  |  Agile  |  Business Analysis

 Time

Activity

Track

7:30-9:00 am Registration & Breakfast  
9:00-10:00 am Shimi Kang  -  A Leader’s Guide to Creating a Motivated Workplace Keynote
10:00-10:15 am Break  

 

10:15-11:15 am

Line Morkbak - Let us Collaborate: Engaging techniques to enhance co-creation in your team Leadership
Terry Schmidt - Bullet Proof Project Design Strategy
Terri Carbone - Risk Management Made Fun and Highly Effective Technical 
Rebecca Knight - Incognito Risk Management
Agile  
Charlie Tang - The Journey into Business Intelligence Business  Analysis
Ken Loewen - Building Insightful Project and Portfolio Dashboards with Power BI Tools & Techniques
11:15-11:30 am Break  

 

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Dr. Shimi Kang - Adaptability: The One Skill Needed for Lasting Success Leadership
Shawn  Daley & Kathy Milhauser - Robotic Telepresence - Coming to a Meeting Near You! Strategy
Bert Martin & Kevin Williamson - Integrating Risk and Issue Reporting from Project to Portfolio Levels Technical
Jean Richardson - What does an Agile Manager Do? Agile 
Sabrina Rahn & Adam Russell - Using Data Modeling in Problem Solving - Case Study Presentation Business  Analysis
Ken Loewen - An Overview of Strategic Portfolio Selection and Analysis Technology Tools & Techniques
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch and Presentation:  Pamela Cournoyer - How to gain extraordinary peace of mind  

 

2:00-3:00 pm

Tiffany Couch - The Thief in Your Company Leadership
Skip Weisman - The 3 Keys to Leading Exceptionally Successful Change in Any Environment Strategy
Dr. Richard Sperry - Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping: A Systems Modeling Approach to Project Stakeholder Analysis Technical
Dan Walsh - Agile in Context: How to Improve Agile Development Using the Cynefin Framework Agile
Chris Lattig - Delivering Business Analytics in the Health Care Setting Business Analysis
Ken Loewen - Cutting through the Clutter - Understanding the Broad Set of PPM Solutions Available from Microsoft  Tools & Techniques
3:00-3:15 pm Break  

 

3:15-4:15 pm

Samad Aidane - How Culture Shapes the Brain: Implications for leading across Borders and Cultures Leadership
Greg Spehar - Strategic Consequences of a Balanced Corporate Resource Pool Strategy
Ben Newbill - Job Search & Career Advancement! Technical
Cynthia Kahn - 10 Easy Ways to Close More Stories Agile
Matthew Douglass - The Producer Business Analysis
Ken Loewen - Visio Best Practices in Mapping Processes and Requirements Tools & Techniques
4:15-4:30 pm Break  
4:30-6:00 pm No Host Happy Hour  

September 15, 2017

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 Time

Activity

7:30-9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Skip Weisman - The 7 Deadliest Project Manager Communication Sins that Kill Collaboration and Innovation Every Time 
10:00-10:15 am Break

10:15-11:15 am

Opening the Space
  New Horizons – MS Project 2016 (Fundamentals – Defining a Project) - Training Lab
11:15-11:30 am Break

 

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Open Space Session
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Open Space Session
Open Space Session
New Horizons – MS Project 2016 (Fundamentals – Adding and Importing Tasks) - Training Lab
12:30 am-1:30 pm Lunch and Presentation:  Coming Soon!

 

1:30-2:15 pm

Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
New Horizons – MS Project 2016 (Advanced – Updating Progress) - Training Lab - 1:30-2:30
2:15-2:30 pm Break

 

2:30-3:15 pm

Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
Open Space Session
New Horizons – MS Project 2016 (Advanced – Controlling a Project Plan) - Training Lab - 2:45-3:45
3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:30 pm Retrospective

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