Early Bird Discount Ends Tomorrow: $349 for members ($399 non-Chapter members)
Join us for an invigorating day of networking and knowledge sharing by registering now at tinyurl.com/
The Professional Development Day is a unique opportunity for professionals who lead and impact projects to learn about the latest project management trends and techniques. It is also an opportunity for project managers to engage and network with peers, and learn from one another. The event will feature a keynote presentation by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, on “Leveraging Project Management for the State”. Governor Quinn has been instrumental in driving initiatives for innovation and growth in the Illinois area.
Attendees will also enjoy a dynamic line-up of speakers and 28 workshop sessions designed to inspire and stimulate learning around 4 Key Knowledge Tracks:
1. Program and Portfolio Management
2. Agile, Collaboration and Emerging Trends
3. Stakeholder Management/Procurement/
4. Leadership lessons from the C Suite
Each session is 60 minutes followed by a 15-minute break/networking session.
Other top rated topics and speakers include:
Agile: Nuts and Bolts | Len Lagestee, SPR/Redpoint Technologies
Case Study: How a PMO Was Built in a Company Where PMO Was a Dirty Word | Amy Martin, Aon Hewitt
Pulling the Trigger on Portfolio Management | Brian Kaminski, Allstate Insurance
Skills for Success: The Dale Carnegie Approach to Stakeholder Management | Mark Wilson
Project Management in the "Cloud" | Richard Pless, Takeda
Risk Management in an Agile Lifecycle | Elena Yatzeck, VP Chief Agilist, JP Morgan Chase
Attendance for the event is limited to the first 500 people registering, which promotes an intimate learning environment and a great variety of networking opportunities.
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Do not miss the Premier Project Management Event of 2013!
For more information contact:
Srinivas Saineni PMP
PDD 2013 Conference Chair
Media Contact: Aisleigh McGann (Director of Marketing and Pubic Relations) PMI Chicagoland, Email: marketingpr(
PMI Chicagoland Chapter advances the mission and objectives of the Project Management Institute (PMI) by advancing and promoting the project management profession within local businesses, universities and professional organizations in the Chicagoland area.