2016 PDD Speaker Presentations

 

2016 Professional Development Days

Day 1 – Monday, September 19th

Time

 

Topic

Speaker

Presentation

8:30 – 9:30

 Opening Keynote

"How to Influence & Impact Your Most Important Stakeholder"

Skip Weisman

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Agile

"In the Beginning…What is Needed Prior to Doing the Work?"

Mike Frymyer & Kristofor Walurn

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Interpersonal skills

"The Team, The Team, The Team"

Shahzad Zafar

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Technical Skills

"Are All Projects Created Equal?  Project Management Considerations Unique to Renewable Energy Projects"

Connie Hsiung

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Personal Development

"How to Influence & Impact All Your OTHER Stakeholders"

Skip Weisman

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Senior Leadership Topics

"Standing Up a PMO"

Megan Hruda

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Agile

"Starting an Agile Team - Evolution or Revolution?"

Scott Bird

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Interpersonal Skills

 "How to Say No with Finesse"

Barb Teicher

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Technical Skills

"Practical Organizational Change Management for the PM"

Dave Ebberts

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Senior Leadership Topics

"10 Powerful Leadership Revelations Many Executives Just Don't Get"

Jerry Glazier

 Presentation Link

1:00 - 2:00

Afternoon Keynote

"Tackling Awesome Superproblems"

Luke Hohmann

 Presentation Link

2:15 – 3:15

Agile

“Working with Innovation Games and Frameworks on Your Projects”

Luke Hohmann

 Presentation Link

2:15 – 3:15

Interpersonal skills

"Team Toxins Plaguing Your Projects?  Here's the Antidote"

Kay Harper

 Presentation Link

2:15 – 3:15

Technical Skills

"The Panama Canal -- A Lesson in Project Management Complexity"

Walter Viali

 Presentation Link

2:15 – 3:15

Senior Leadership Topics

"Connecting the Gap Between Business Strategy and Project Execution"

Tom Witty

 Presentation Link

3:30 - 4:30

Agile

"My Journey from PMP to SM"

Paul Carter

 Presentation Link

3:30 - 4:30

Interpersonal Skills

"The Magic of Intercultural Communication to Achieve Project Success"

Yawen Brown

 Presentation Link

3:30 - 4:30

Technical Skills

"Lessons Learned from the Evolution of Project Portfolio Management at Blue KC "

Jake Brittingham

 Presentation Link

3:30 - 4:30

Personal Development

"Navigating the Grey: Observations of Effective Project Managers"

Steve Taylor

 Presentation Link

3:30 - 4:30

Senior Leadership Topics

"Managing the New Enterprise"

Matt Anderson

 Presentation Link

Day 2 – Tuesday, September 20th

Time

 

Topic

Speaker

 Presentations

8:30 – 9:30

 Morning Keynote

"Your Network is Your Net Worth: How Superconnecting Provides the Greatest ROI"

J.T. O'Donnell

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Interpersonal  skills

"What's at Stake?  Turning Stakeholders into Advocates Through Effective Communication"

Angie Pastorek PhD

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Technical Skills

"Introduction to Lean Six Sigma"

Heather McCain

 Presentation Link

 

Personal Development

"5 Ways To Be A Better Business-of-One Using LinkedIn"

J.T. O'Donnell

 Presentation Link

9:45 - 10:45

Senior Leadership
Topics

"Developing Leadership in Project Management – A Case Study"

Chris Mills

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Agile

"Agile and the PMO: Killing Me Softly With This Song"

Jill Hayhurst & D.K. Evenson

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Interpersonal skills

PM201: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers"

David Fuston

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Technical Skills

“The Only Constant is Change:  Managing Cerner’s New Campus Project”

Mike Gillaspie, Curtis Golba, Lee Turner

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Personal Development

"Disarming Difficult People: How to Win over Your Toughest Stakeholders"

Nancy Whatley

 Presentation Link

11:00 - 12:00

Senior Leadership Topics

"Purchase Agreements with Hidden Strings Attached"

Ed Marquette, JD

 Presentation Link

1:00 - 2: 00

Afternoon Keynote

"How to Stop Herding Cats: Leading Project Teams Through the Chaos"

Bill Fournet

 Presentation Link

2:15 - 3:15

Agile

"Establishing Predictability in Software Development"

Jim O'Keefe

 Presentation Link

2:15 - 3:15

Technical Skills

"Keeping Your Balance – Weighing Your Project Portfolio's Rsks and Benefits"

Ron Montgomery

 Presentation Link

2:15 - 3:15

Personal Development

"Silent Assassins: A Case Study into Assumptions Management Failure"

Bill Fournet

 Presentation Link

2:15 - 3:15

Senior Leadership Topics

 "Connecting Products & Projects With Progress"   

Anthony Washington

 Presentation Link

3:30 – 4:30

Closing Keynote

"Up Your Game"

Devin Henderson

 Presentation Link