PMI Silicon Valley Chapter

PM Breakfast Meeting - {VirtualCity}:WIP_DoNotUse

PM Breakfast Meeting - {VirtualCity}:WIP_DoNotUse

Event Focus: 

When:  Dec 26  7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Virtual Event (Access link to be distributed by Breakfast Leader upon registration)
About PM Breakfast Meeting
Monthly Breakfast Meeting is a small gathering of project managers (10 to 15) to discuss current PM trends, best practice,brainstorm resolutions against challenges, and job info exchange. The meeting's agenda is set ad hoc at the beginning of each gathering by the breakfast leaders and attendees.
The meeting is a facilitated roundtable discussion on agenda topics solicited from the attendees during introductions. These meetings are open to anyone who is interested: PMs, members, non-members, and professionals who are interested in the PM arena.
By attending our breakfast gathering, you'll gain:
  • New network with like-minded professionals
  • Best practices, insights and advice from other PMs and leaders
  • Possible insider job leads
This is a free event. Please register online in advance to help the event host plan and arrange seats.
Attendees are responsible for own cost of food ordered, separate checks.
Additional Information:
PDU: 1.5 - Category "Education - Informal Learning"  PDU claiming instructions 
Event Leaders: Ainsley Nies and Mary Ann Michaels  Contact Event Host
Food: The only cost for this event is what you order from the menu. Separate checks.
Registration: Please register online in advance to help the Event Host plan and arrange seats. Walk-in accepted.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-26-2020
Cut off date 12-24-2020
Individual Price Free
Location Virtual Event


Ainsley Nies


Ainsley consults with organizations that want to perform at their highest level. Her work is focused on the development of sustainable environments for learning and continuous improvement primarily through methods such as chartering, retrospectives, Open Space Technology, or World Café. In addition, she teaches a variety of courses in the UC Berkeley Extension Agile Management Program. Ainsley is also on the coordinating committee of the Bay Area Agile Leadership Network, initiator and co-founder of Agile Open California, and President of the Pacifica AAUW Branch. Her recent book, co-authored with Diana Larsen, “Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams and Projects Toward Success” will be available in print this Fall.

Mary Ann Michaels


Mary Ann is an experienced large-scale project leader with a focus in multi-channel retail. She has proven success in delivering innovative solutions on-time and within budget while leading direct or matrixed organizations. She’s a strong advocate of Agile and has worked with teams in Canada, UK, China, Mexico, and India. Her background includes, Williams-Sonoma, Levi Strauss and other companies. She’s been part of PMI since 2009 and appreciates the great networking opportunities in the organization.