Meeting/Event Information

December 2017 Dinner Meeting & Annual Meeting

December 11, 2017
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Management Education Center
811 West Square Lake Rd.
Troy, MI 48098
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Registration: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Annual Meeting & Dinner: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Speaker Presentation: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Attendees will receive 1.0 PDUs for this event.

REGISTRATION NOTE: Advance, online registration will close at Noon on the Friday prior to the meeting.  Please register in advance to secure your seat and dinner.

Please click here for the Cancellation Policy & Informed Consent Release 

Monthly Meeting Topic:  Managing the Ever-Changing Landscape

Projects in Information Technology (IT) are changing rapidly due to new delivery methods (e.g., Agile) and security concerns. The Project Manager is the key to develop a quality project, on-time and on-budget. To meet this goal: They need to adapt to the ever-changing landscape quickly. This presentation will assist in developing strategies on managing the different type of delivery methods for projects. Furthermore, ensuring a quality product is delivered in the end. 

  • Describe the Ever-Changing Landscape
  • Challenges for Project Managers to manage beyond waterfall
  • Describe Agile/Kanban/Iterative development
  • Keys to Managing – (Hint: Risk Management is Key)
  • Describe Security concerns for Software Related Projects
  • Building Quality/Secure Code 

Speaker: Tony Callan
Tony is a project manager for Ford and has worked in a myriad of industries over his 20 years in IT. He is PMP certified since 2006, and has obtained a Master’s degree with a concentration in project management and Master’s certificate in security. He has a passion for the training and education of project managers in the areas of Agile and Security.  

Topic: Annual Business Meeting

This month, the Forum is being replaced by the Annual Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting Agenda:

  • Chapter Governance
  • 2017/2018 Officers
  • Operations Model
  • Mission and Vision
  • 2017 Operations Review
  • Financial Review
  • VP Reports
  • 2018 Events and Plans 



$25.00 PMI-GLC Member - Full Meeting (Business Meeting, Dinner & Featured speaker)

$25.00 Non-Member - Full Meeting (Business Meeting, Dinner & Featured speaker)

$25.00 PMI-GLC Member - 7:30pm Speaker Only (No Dinner)

$25.00 Non-Member - 7:30pm Speaker Only (No Dinner)


Managing the Ever-Changing Landscape