Chapter Meeting

Chapter Meeting

September 26, 2017

Keynote Presentation

Getting the Results You Want - It's All In Your Head! with Jessica Tidwell

Educational Presentation

Chapionship Traditions - Project Resource Management, with Liz Price

Registration Opens 9/1.  Late pricing starts 9/21.

Keynote Presentation

Getting the Results You Want - It's All In Your Head!

Managing projects can be brutal. Your project may start off within scope, budget, and timeline, but pretty soon things take a nasty turn and you are left stressed, discouraged, and ineffective. Projects can take a toll on you mentally, physically, and emotionally. The good news is that there are skills that will help you keep your project on track, refocus your project when you get into trouble, and build the relationships you need to get your project across the finish line.

This presentation goes beyond the tools and processes of the PMBOK and focuses on helping you perfect the skills you need to help you, your team, and your project be successful: organization, thoughts, body language, and vision. To get the results you want, you need to start inside your head!

About the Speaker

tidwell jessicaJessica Tidwell, PMP, has served on the PMI Northern Utah Chapter’s board of Directors as Secretary, VP of Membership, and VP of Finance. She earned a degree in Finance from the University of Utah. She has led various IT, training, event planning, and community emergency response team (CERT) projects over the last 18 years. She spends time volunteering with youth programs and helping young adults realize their full potential. Jessica enjoys helping leaders be successful by going beyond tools and processes to building





Educational Presentation

Chapionship Traditions - Project Resource Management

You don't have to be a fan of Nebraska College Football to appreciate the parallels between the struggles of a coach and that of a project manager. This presentation takes the participant through the successes and failures of Nebraska Football relating them to the world of project management resource management. With the unique application of principles the listener steps outside the day to day mindset to approach real life management from a new angle.

About the Speaker

price lizLiz Price works as a Senior Project Manager where she specializes in management of large, complex projects that include developing tactical implementation strategies, integrated project plans, timelines and scheduling resources for implementations with major clients including many Fortune 500 companies. Liz obtained her Project Management Professional (PMP) credential in 2010. In the spring of 2015 Ms. Price completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) through Western Governors University. Liz currently serves on the Project Management Institute Northern Utah Chapter’s Executive Board as the Executive Vice President of Professional Development. Previously she served as the Vice President of Volunteers successfully building a volunteer program with a fully staffed board and directors.





Hickory Roasted Chicken
With Mozzarella, Shaved Prosciutto, Sauteed Mushrooms,
Sun Dried Tomato Pesto & Spinach Oil
With Parmesan Risotto
Harvest Plate
With Barley, Smoked Beets, Butternut Squash,
Cippolini Onions, Brussel Sprouts,
Spinach, Arugula,
Green Goddess Dressing

Banana Cake


Doubletree Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon

Pick up your parking voucher at the registration table–Parking is FREE!

4:00  Registration table opens
4:30  Educational presentation
5:30  Networking
5:35  New member welcome meeting
6:00  Dinner & announcements
7:00  Keynote presentation


Chapter Meeting includes Educational presentation, Keynote presentation and meal. 

Regular Pricing: 9/1/2017 – 9/20/2017

  • Non-members    $45
  • Chapter Members   $25
  • Chapter Student Members    $10

Late Fee Pricing:  Starts 9/21/2017 

  • Add $15 to the pricing above 
*Chapter Members must log in to receive automatic membership discounts.


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Event Date 09-26-2017 4:00 pm
Event End Date 09-26-2017 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-01-2017
Cut off date 09-26-2017 11:55 pm
Individual Price $45.00
Late Fee $15.00(From 09-21-2017)
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1000 NE Multnomah St,
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