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

Project Management Networking Event

February 21, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Jolly Pumpkin Royal Oak
419 South Main St
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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Join us for a networking event at Jolly Pumpkin in Royal Oak!

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PMIGLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

February 28, 2018
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Craft Breww City
27843 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Venue Website

PMIGLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

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Leading THE Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe Agilist Certification) and PMI-ACP

March 19, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Henry, Autograph Collection
Fairlane Plaza, 300 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
Venue Website

Leading THE Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe Agilist Certification) and PMI-ACP

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Call for Speakers

Symposium Format 

We are now inviting proposals from speakers who wish to present at 2018 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 “Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity in a World of Change."

    • Speaker's 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 PMI-GLC 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 PMI-GLC 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.