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PMI Mid America Chapter Dinner Meeting

March 09, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Doubletree Hotel Overland Park
10100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210-1462
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Have you ever needed to shift your project approach in mid-stream? As more companies pursue an Agile mindset this may happen more and more. Stephen Smith will join us to recount a recent high profile project that experienced exactly this, and share how he and his team were able to flex their strategy for success.


Vance Brison

Vance began his career at Faith Technologies in 2019 as the President of Faith Technologies University (FTU), our state-of-the-art apprenticeship program. He is responsible for defining, creating, and implementing a global learning and development strategy for FTU, as well as supporting specific training and development initiatives within the organization.  

Vance has nearly 20 years of experience in directing corporate education strategies, team management and consulting.

Vance holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Missouri.

 Stephen Smith, Ph.D. (Steve)

 Steve’s focus is on improving business processes, improving individual capabilities and organizational capacities, and creating work teams that are much more than the sum of their parts.

Steve has 20+ years of experience in corporate training and management consulting.

Steve holds degrees from Boise State University, Utah State University, and Indiana University.
Steve facilitates courses at Baker University, Pitt State University, and the University of Kansas.


5:00 - 6:00    Registration

5:30 - 6:00    Happy Networking

5:45 - 7:00    Buffet Dinner

6:15 - 6:30    Sponsors News and Giveaways

6:30 - 6:45    Chapter Business Meeting

6:45 - 7:45    Speakers Stephen Smith & Vance Brison

7:45 - 8:00    End-of-Meeting Grand Prize Giveaway

8:00               Meeting Adjourns


Knowledge Exchange - FREE

March 09, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Requires seperate Registeration



$33.00 Member Ticket

$40.00 Guest Ticket

$23.00 Student Member and Retiree