PM Insights - Foster City: Personal Retrospectives, Reflection for the Future.

PM Insights Foster City - 

Personal Retrospectives, Reflection for the Future

When:   Tue, Feb 26, 2019  6:30pm-8:00pm (door open at 6:00pm)
Where:  Foster City Community Center - Sail Room  1000 E Hillsdale Boulevard Foster City CA 94404MAP
Last Date for On-line Registration is Fri, Feb 22, 2019

One of the key characteristics of effective leaders is self-reflection. Personal retrospectives provide guidance for anyone who wants to explore their past with an intention to inspect, learn and adapt.



  • The What, Why and When of Personal Retrospectives
  • A short set of steps to facilitate self-reflection
  • Approaches to find the learning in experience
  • Appreciation for the power of questions

About the Instructor:









Ainsley Nies

Ainsley Nies is an independent consultant (after 30 years of writing code and managing projects and teams). Her work is focused on development of sustainable environments for learning and continuous improvement.

She also teaches a graduate course in Agile Management at Golden Gate University, is co-author of “Liftoff: Start and Sustain Successful Agile Teams”, and facilitates Open Space events.

Ainsley volunteers as: Director of the Agile Alliance Agile Open Program, an AAUW California state board Director, and founder/organizer of the Agile Open California set of conferences.  She has a BA in Criminology and an MS in Psychology and Counseling.

Meeting Leader:  Eugene Chen 

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PDU Info:     1.5 - Category A

PDU claiming instructions  

Program Agenda:

6:00 PM - Sign In and Networking

6:30-7:45 PM - Featured Speaker

7:45-8:00 PM: Q&A and Raffle

8:00 PM - Meeting Adjourn

Food: Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages


Online Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10

Non-Members: $20

Full-time Student: $5 (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event)

Veterans: Free (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring appropriate ID card to the event)

At-the-Door Registration

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20

Non-Members: $30

(Only Check or Cash accepted; make checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley")

Cancellation Policy

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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Event Properties

Event Date 02-26-2019
Event End Date 02-26-2019
Registration Start Date 02-05-2019
Cut off date 02-22-2019
Individual Price $20.00 (Login for Member discount)
Location Foster City Community Center - Sail Room
We are no longer accepting registration for this event