Agenda 


7:00 AM-8:00 AM

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


8:00 AM-9:20 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MELANIE SPRING

Presentation: ROCK YOUR PITCH: Storytelling with Numbers

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms

9:20 AM-9:50 AM

NETWORKING SESSION / BREAK - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS


9:50 AM-10:55 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Unleash Your Project Meeting Potential: How to Maximize Collaboration, Outcomes, and Value 

by Natalie Berkiw |  Session 1 |  Room: Amethyst/Emerald


9:50 AM-10:55 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Leveraging Project Cost Estimation Models to Drive Continuous Improvement in Product Development 

by Rick Crayne |  Session 1 |  Room: Sapphire


9:50 AM-10:55 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: The Real Story: What's Behind Our Highlight Reels
by Jess Ekstrom | Session 1 |  Room: Platinum Ballroom


9:50 AM-10:55 AM

MORNING SESSION #1

Presentation: Agile for IT Infrastructure Innovation: Making the Square Peg fit the Round Hole 
by Raj Kattil | Session 1 |  Room: Garnet 


10:55 AM-11:05 AM

NETWORKING SESSION / BREAK - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS


11:05 AM-12:10 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Laws of Physics in the World of Change
by Minimol Mathew |  Session 2 |  Room: Garnet


11:05 AM-12:10 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: Scheduling by Risk, a Practical How-To Guide 
by Matt Pallaver and Nick Beneker |  Session 2 |  Room: Sapphire


11:05 AM-12:10 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: The Remote Employee – How to Manage Projects From a Virtual Office 
by Christine Panaretos |  Session 2 |  Room: Amethyst/Emerald


11:05 AM-12:10 PM

MORNING SESSION #2

Presentation: You Did What In My Shoes? 
by Neal Rowland |  Session 2 |  Room: Platinum Ballroom


12:10 PM-1:20 PM

PLATED LUNCH SERVED IN CRYSTAL & ONYX BALLROOMS

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms

1:20 PM-1:50 PM

NETWORKING SESSION / BREAK - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS


1:50 PM-3:00 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Schedule Crashing Techniques for Recovery
by Gerardo Abad |  Session 2 |  Room: Garnet


1:50 PM-3:00 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: The Real Story: What's Behind Our Highlight Reels (repeat presentation)
by Jess Ekstrom |  Session 2 |  Room: Platinum Ballroom


1:50 PM-3:00 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: Project Coaching: A New Perspective On Project Leadership
by Matthew McCarty |  Session 2 |  Room: Sapphire


1:50 PM-3:00 PM

AFTERNOON SESSION 

Presentation: When the Organization Thinks They’re Running Too Fast to Use Project Management 
by Jen Pfaff |  Session 2 |  Room: Amethyst/Emerald


3:00 PM-3:30 PM

NETWORKING SESSION / BREAK - COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS


3:30 PM-4:40 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY CYNTHIA D'AMOUR

Presentation: Leading Successfully in a Constantly Changing World

Room: Crystal & Onyx Ballrooms

4:40 PM-5:00 PM

Raffle Drawing