2019 Project Management Conference: Delivering Value in a Transforming World

Agenda

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Time: 8 am – 5 pm; Reception to follow (sponsored by Mazama Brewing)

Location: Salem Convention Center

Exhibitors Include: Oregon State University, Advisicon, Aerotek, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Project Management Advisory Board, and Project Management Institute Willamette Valley Chapter.

Time*

   

 Item

PDU’s

7:45 am

 

Registration & Refreshments

 

8:15 am

 

Welcome

 

8:25 am

 

Opening Keynote: Implementing the Never Give Up Perspective by Scott Lesnick

 

Cancelled - The Fine Art of People Power by Jonathan Michael Bowman, J.D., Keynote Leadership Speaker

1

9:25 am

 

Breakout Session #1

BA: Top 5 BA Tools Every BA Should Know by Julie Smith, PMP, CSM, Principal Instructor, Make It Happen, LLC

PM Fund: Increase Project Adoption and Value Added with Communication by Tammie Stark, MA, PMP, Project Manager, Lane Community College

Additional Resources: Presentation Handout

PM Adv: Building an IT RFP for the State of Oregon: Best Practices and Helpful Tips (OSCIO will change its name to EIS) by Nell Klumph, PMP, OPMCP, ACP, Consultant, RK Technical Associates, LLC

1

10:15 am

 

Break

  • Visit Exhibit Hall
  • Opportunity to Network with Others
  • Refreshments
 

10:35 am

 

Breakout Session #2

BA: Requirements Elicitation by Tim Roby, CBAP, Lead Business Analyst, Oregon Dept. of Transportation

PM Fund: Managing Effective & Inclusive Project Meetings by Allison Brown, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HR Leader, DentaQuest

PM Adv: Next Generation Leadership by Scott Lesnick, CSP, Certified Speaking Professional and Author

1

11:30 am

 

Breakout Session #3

BA: Stakeholder Engagement - a Key Success Factor by Kim Cude, PMP, CEO, Make It Happen, LLC 

Additional Resources: MIH_Introduction to Business Analysis Workbook Template

PM Fund: Organizational Change Management by Karis Joy Alston, Organizational Change Strategy Manager, ODOT

PM Adv: Know Your Leadership Compass by Jimmy Godard, MBA, PMP, ITIL, Doctoral Student and Goal Success Coach

1

12:20 pm

 

Lunch - Includes Opportunity for Structured Networking

1

1:20 pm

 

Breakout Session #4

BA: Skills All BAs Need by Jasmin Sexton, Lead Business Analyst, SAIF Corporation, and Angela Rodriguez, Business Analyst, SAIF Corporation

PM Fund: Overcoming the Hurdles of Distraction by Jimmy Godard, MBA, PMP, ITIL, Doctoral Student and Goal Success Coach

PM Adv: Myth Buster: Using Agile Tools with Predictive Project Management by Erik Gradine, PMP, CSM, CSPO, Technical Program Manager, Handheld Group

1

2:15 pm

 

Breakout Session #5

BA: BA - The Path to Certification by Parm Kaur, PMI-PBA, SFC, Oregon Department of Corrections

PM Fund: Hope is Not a Plan by Beth Smith, Business Services Supervisor, SAIF Corporation

PM Adv: Myth Buster: Agile - It's Not Just for Software by Erik Gradine, PMP, CSM, CSPO, Technical Program Manager, Handheld Group

1

3:05 pm

 

Break

  • Visit Exhibit Hall
  • Opportunity to Network with Others
  • Refreshments
 

3:35 pm

 

Concluding Keynote: Implementing the Never Give Up Perspective by Scott Lesnick, CSP, Certified Speaking Professional and Author

1

4:25 pm

 

Closing Remarks by Kevin Hollinger, President WV PMI Chapter and Ben Kahn, Chair, Oregon Project Management Advisory Board

 

4:45 pm

 

Post Conference Reception sponsored by Mazama Brewing

 
   

Total PDU’s

8

* Start times may change; See official schedule in conference program

 

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