Leadership

2017 PMI Silicon Valley Chapter Symposium

"Creating Business Value Through Project Leadership"

PMI Silicon Valley chapter

 

The PMI Silicon Valley Chapter’s Board of Directors and Symposium Team would like to welcome you to our annual Symposium. It is our sincere hope that you find the conference both educationally stimulating and enjoyable.

"Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better." -- Senator Bill Bradley

 

Keynotes

Day 1 Opening Keynote

MarkMorgan

"Leadership for Strategic Execution"

Mark Morgan, Founder of StratEx Advisors, Inc. 

Day 1 Afternoon Keynote

ZacharyWong

"The Three Critical Human Factors in Project Leadership and Performance"

Zach Wong, Ph.D., DABT, Recently retired Senior Manager at Chevron

Day 2 Morning Keynote

TomPavelko

"How to Save a Program or Project that is Failing and Make a Good One the Best It Can Be"

Tom Pavelko, Program Director at Lockheed Martin

Day 2 Closing Keynote

ThomasLukeJarocki

"'Big Picture' Project Leadership"

Thomas Luke Jarocki, Managing Director at Emergency One International, Ltd.

 

Breakout Sessions (Schedule subject to change)

Monday October 2 - Day 1

07:00 AM

Registration/Breakfast in GA Meeting 123, Upstairs

08:45 AM

Welcome, Introductions, Ballroom J

08:55 AM
Main Hall

Opening Keynote - Mark Morgan: Leadership for Strategic Execution 

  Track 1, Ballroom J Track 2, Ballroom K

10:00 AM

Session 1 - Jose Solera: Transforming Insurance IT

Session 2 - John Carter: How to Implement Agile Methods to Develop Tangible Products Quickly

10:55 AM

Break

11:05 AM

Session 3 - Skyler Holloway: Managing B Players to A-Level Results

Session 4 - Chintan Singh Ahuja: Developing Product Lifecycle Management Culture and Processes through Project Management

12:00 PM

Lunch in GA Meeting 123, Upstairs

1:00 PM

Session 5 - Ahmet Taspinar: Forty Years of Creating Value with Project Management

Session 6 - Avinash Patil: Dealing with Challenges of Successfully Delivering a Complex Global Scale Business Transformation Program

2:00 PM

Session 7 - Vincy Li: Valuable Leadership Lessons Learned from a Global Service Provider

Session 8 - Zul Helal: Quick Leadership Tools for Top Notch Project Managers

2:55 PM

Break

3:05 PM

Session 9 - Haziel Matias: The Taming of the New Shrew—Working with IT Professionals

Session 10 - Ian Rajczi: Cultural Evolution to Support Digital Transformation at GE

4:05 PM

Afternoon Keynote - Zach Wong: Human Factors in Project Leadership and Performance

5:05 PM

Day 1 Close

5:05 PM

Networking Reception

Tuesday October 3 - Day 2

07:00 AM

Breakfast in GA Meeting 123, Upstairs

08:45 AM

Opening, Sponsor Presentations, Ballroom J

08:55 AM
Main Hall

Morning Keynote - Tom Pavelko: How to Save a Program or Project That is Failing and Make a Good One the Best It Can Be

  Track 1, Ballroom J Track 2, Ballroom K

10:00 AM

Session 11 - Obaidur Rashid: Leadership Patterns - Lessons Every Leader Learns the Hard Way

Session 12 - Pattie Vargas: Leadership - The New Management Reality

10:55 AM

Break

11:05 AM

Session 13 - Anup Deshpande: Create a Value Delivery Office (VDO) for Extreme Business Agility

Session 14 - Rajesh Wajge: Case Studies in Creating Business Value Through Project Leadership

12:00 PM

Lunch in GA Meeting 123, Upstairs

1:00 PM

Session 15 - Sreedhar Potti: A Dynamic Risk Assessment & Notification Process Methodology

Session 16 - Ketan Dave: Deploying Emerging Technologies and New Products - A Program Management Perspective

2:00 PM

Session 17 - Rekha Rao: Leadership Methods – Unique Approach to Agile transformation

Session 18 - Joe Milner: The Importance of Ritual in Project Management

2:55 PM

Break

3:05 PM

Session 19 - Aimee Degnan: Healing a Broken Project

Session 20 - Richard Mazzarella: Low Resistance - High Impact Release Planning for Agile-Scrum Projects

4:05 PM

Closing Keynote - Thomas Luke Jarocki: 'Big Picture' Project Leadership: Laying the Foundation for Organizational Adoption, Utilization, and Business Value Creation

5:05 PM

Event Close


Thanks to our Sponsors and Exhibitors

  • Gold Sponsors (ProSymmetry)
  • Bronze Sponsors (SciForma, UC Berkeley Extension)

 

Thanks to our Volunteers

PMI – Silicon Valley Chapter thanks the tireless volunteer’s who have made this event possible!

 

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