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2017 Annual Professional Development Day

October 20, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Detroit Marriott Troy
200 W. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084
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Agenda


7:00 AM-8:00 AM

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


8:00 AM-9:30 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY ANDREW TARVIN

Presentation: Humor That Works: A Project's Manager's Guide to Using Humor

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms

9:30 AM-10:00 AM

MORNING POSTER SESSION / BREAK - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS


10:00 AM-11:15 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Advanced Project Management Processes and Tools

by Victor Allen |  Session 1 |  Room: Emerald


10:00 AM-11:15 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Executive's Role in Program Management Excellence

by David Kandt |  Session 1 |  Room: Sapphire


10:00 AM-11:15 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) – What is SAFe and does it really work?
by Rich Weller| Session 1 |  Room: Amethyst


10:00 AM-11:15 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Demystifying ‘Resistance to Change’: What’s Wrong with the Current Paradigm and What to Do About it?

by Marcelino Sanchez |  Session 1 |  Room: Garnet


11:15 AM-12:30 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Tools of Engagement
by Matthew MaCarty, PMP |  Session 2 |  Room: Emerald


11:15 AM-12:30 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Assessing Project Management Maturity to Achieve Project Excellence
by Daniel Cohen |  Session 2 |  Room: Sapphire


11:15 AM-12:30 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Tiger in the Office – Capitalizing on Opportunities in the field of Project Management
by Mike Callahan |  Session 2 |  Room: Garnet


11:15 AM-12:30 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Managing International Projects: Lessons from the Front Line
by John Bowen |  Session 2 |  Room: Amethyst


12:30 PM-1:30 PM

PLATED LUNCH SERVED IN CRYSTAL & ONYX BALLROOMS

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms

1:30 PM-2:15 PM

AFTERNOON POSTER SESSION


2:15 PM-3:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Mastering the Complexity of your Personal PM Brand
by Michael Milutis |  Session 2 |  Room: Emerald


2:15 PM-3:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Learning from Air Crashes: Insights to help manage complex, cross-cultural working relationships
by Raj Kattil |  Session 2 |  Room: Sapphire


2:15 PM-3:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Project Management in the age of Digital Transformation
by Paul Singh |  Session 2 |  Room: Amethyst


2:15 PM-3:30 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Managing Effective Change
by Atul Perez da Silva |  Session 2 |  Room: Garnet


3:30 PM-5:00 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MICHAEL HUGHES

Presentation: Networking as a Strategic Project Management Resource

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms