Call for Poster Presenters

Questions?

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Suja Joseph, Director Speaker Engagement, at speakers@pmiglc.net.

Marketing or Sponsorship Inquiries 

If your organization is interested Sponsoring the Symposium, please contact Paul West, VP, Marketing Sponsorship & Publicity at vp.marketing@pmiglc.net or Anthony Amalraj, Director of Marketing at director.sponsorship@pmiglc.net.

 

Upcoming Events

PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Summer 2017 - SOUTHFIELD

June 03, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lawrence Tech - Southfield Campus
21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course

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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Summer 2017 - TROY

July 01, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Walsh College - Troy Campus
3838 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course

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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Fall 2017 - SOUTHFIELD

August 26, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lawrence Tech - Southfield Campus
21000 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course

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2017 Symposium Call for Speakers

Call for Speakers

Symposium Format 

The call for speakers has ended for this year's Symposium. 

We are now inviting proposals from speakers who wish to present at 2017 Symposium. The Symposium features 9-12 sessions in 4 tracks. Presentations will be scheduled for 75 minutes (including time for Q&A). Presentations will be selected using the following criteria:

 Presentation Selection Process:

  • Speaker to complete the PMIGLC Presentation Proposal Form and submit it to speakers@pmiglc.net . Presentation Proposal Form is on Page 5 of the Speaker Information Packet

  •  Speaker Engagement Committee will evaluate the submitted proposals based on the below listed criteria/guidelines.

    • Alignment with the theme “Mastering Complexity in Project Management".

    • Speaker Credentials i.e. proven project management credentials and presentation skills

    • Educational Content. Promotion of products/services offered by the speaker or speaker’s organization is not allowed.

    • Emphasis on practical application of the knowledge gained.

    • All the proposals will be evaluated holistically based on needs of the chapter membership. Criteria listed above is not to be considered comprehensive.

      • Reflect current best practices in Program and Project management

      • Illustrate innovative and emerging project management approaches and techniques or developments

      • Provide a case study or real life project (successful or failed) with lessons learned

Benefits of Presenting at the Symposium

  • No charge to present at the PMIGLC Spring Symposium.

  • Accepted speakers will receive one complimentary symposium registration, including access to all conference presentations and keynotes. 

  • PDUs towards PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements.

  • Opportunity to present to a large and experienced group of project panagers. Majority of the membership works in major IT & Automotive Corporations in the Detroit Metro Area.

  • Promotion of speaker on PMIGLC website, brochure and other mediums of communication. The event would also be promoted to membership of other PMI Chapters in Michigan, Ohio and Canada.

  • Access to professionally conducted feedback survey that will help the speakers evaluate their presentations. Potential future invitations to present at other PMIGLC Events like Monthly Dinner Meetings, Forums, and Professional Development Days.

  • Reference and recommendations to other PMI Chapters for Dinner Meetings/Professional Development Days/Symposiums. 

Note: Even if the proposal is not accepted for the Symposium, the proposal might be considered for other PMIGLC events like Monthly Meetings and Networking Forums.