2017 Mega Event Agenda: Navigating Projects in Turbulent Times

    Tuesday April 18, 2017

    7:00 - 8:00a Registration and Breakfast                     Mega Event 2017 agenda is subject to change.
    8:00 - 8:30a

    Welcome and Introductions - PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter Board

    Charlie Slaven, Mega Event Project Manager, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter
    Sandip Basu, President, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Sponsor Thank You & Veteran Recognitions
    Dan Eslinger, VP of Marketing and Communications, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter
    8:30 - 10:00a

    Keynote: Community - The Structure of Belonging

    Peter Block, Partner in Designed Learning and Author, Flawless Consulting

    PDU Activity #: 20170418-KN | PDU Value: Leadership/Strategic

    10:00 - 10:15a Break
    10:15 - 11:45a

    Keynote: The Eight Constants of Change - What Leaders Need to Know to Drive Change and Win

    Stacy Aaron, Partner Change Guides, LLC

    PDU Activity #: 20170418-KN | PDU Value: Leadership/Strategic

    11:45a - 12:45p Lunch
      Track 1

    Change Management, Leadership Workshop

    Track 2

    Leadership Workshop

    Track 3

    IT Project Management - Blending Traditional PM and Agile PM

    Judy Sanker
    Chair

    Track 4

    Leadership and Business Management

    Andrew Nelson
    Chair

    Track 5

    Agile

    Frank Forte
    Chair

    1:00 - 1:50p

    Making Change Management Work 

    Annie Ayvazian &
    Gina Giannitelli, Co-Facilitators

     

    Introduction to Flawless Consulting 

    Daphne Woolfolk

     

     

    The Perfect Pair:
    Agile Service Management and Agile Process Design Projects

    Judy Sanker

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T3-1 | PDU Value: Technical

    Co-create:
    How to Ignite Commitment in your Project Teams

    Steve Martin

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T4-1 | PDU Value: Strategic

    There is nothing new with the SAFe model

    Charlie Slaven

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T5-1 | PDU Value: Leadership

    2:00 - 2:50p

    PMBOK, PRINCE2, and ISO 21500:  Global Fluency in Project Management

    Lisa Hodges

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T3-2 | PDU Value: Technical

    Agile Leadership in a Rapidly Evolving World

    Darren Terrell

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T4-2 | PDU Value: Strategic

    Dragon Scales: 
    50 Teams Scrumming

    Andy Burns

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T5-2 | PDU Value: Leadership

    2:50 - 3:10p Break / Refreshments
    3:10 - 4:00p

    Making Change Management Work

    Annie Ayvazian &
    Gina Giannitelli, Co-Facilitators

    continued

    PDU Activity #: 20170418 - WS1 | PDU Value: Strategic

    Introduction to Flawless Consulting

    Daphne Woolfolk

    continued

    PDU Activity #: 20170418 - WS2 | PDU Value: Leadership

     

    Implementing an Enterprise PMO:
    Learnings From a New Company Startup

    Tommie Anderson

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T3-3 | PDU Value: Technical

    What Courageous Leaders Do: They Honor and Respect Others

    Hema A. Krishnan. Ph.D.

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T4-3 | PDU Value: Strategic

    Agile Panel 
    Discussion 
    with:

    Andy Burns, Chief Scrum Master, Siemens PLM Software
    Tom Ringenbach, Software Development Manager - Digital, Kroger 
    Amber Steedle, Agile Methodologist, 84.51°
    Rich Theil, IT Director, Crossroads Church
    Kathy Willwerth,
    Project Leader, GAIG

    Frank Forte, Moderator

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T5-3 | PDU Value: Leadership

    4:10 - 5:00p

    COACH IT UP!
    Coaching Beyond the Project Resources

    Paul Baumgartner

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T3-4 | PDU Value: Technical

    Overcoming Resistance to Change

    Susan Thomas

    PDU Activity #: 20170418T4-4 | PDU Value: Strategic

    5:05 - 7:05p Sponsor's Reception

    Wednesday April 19, 2017

    7:00 - 8:00a Registration and Breakfast                    Mega Event 2017 agenda is subject to change.
    8:00 - 8:30a

    Welcome, Recap of Day-1, Introductions to ME17 Team Leads
    Charlie Slaven, Mega Event Project Manager, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Sponsor Thank You & Veteran Recognitions
    Dan Eslinger, VP of Marketing and Communications, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

    2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to J. Kent Crawford - Four Keys for Life, Love, and Profession

    Sandip Basu, President, PMI Southwest Ohio Chapter

    8:30 - 10:00a

    Keynote: Project Everest - Key Steps to Successful Projects

    Alan Mallory, P.Eng, P.E., PMP, New Heights Consulting

    PDU Activity #: 20170419-KN | PDU Value: Leadership/Strategic

     

    10:00 - 10:15a Break
    10:15 - 11:45a

    Keynote: When Things Get Real - Agile Lessons Learned From Combat Operations

    Jack Wooten, Agile Coach/Delivery Manager, Ingage Partners, LLC

    PDU Activity #: 20170419-KN | PDU Value: Leadership/Strategic

    11:45a - 12:45p Lunch
      Track 1

    Traditional PM Workshop

    Alan Mallory

    Chair

    Track 2

    Change Management Workshops

    Sandip Basu

    Chair

    Track 3

    Critical Chain Workshops

    Susan Thomas

    Chair

    Track 4

    Innovative and Strategic Workshops

    Brad Brezinski &

    Dr. Tom Merrill 
    Co-Chairs

    Track 5
    Agile Workshops

    Frank Forte
    Chair

    1:00 - 2:45p

    Age of Agile:
    A Hybrid Approach to Agile Project Management


    Alan Mallory

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T1-1 | PDU Value: Leadership

     

    Becoming More Relevant - Change Management

    Dave Palm

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T2-1 | PDU Value: Strategic

     

    A Different Perspective on Critical Chain Project Management:
    Effects of CCPM on Stress, Motivation, Commitment, and Leader-Member Exchange

    Don Humpert

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T3-1 | PDU Value: Technical

    Strategy, Innovation
    and Design
    …Oh My!

    Brad Brezinksi & 
    Tom Merrill
    Co-Facilitators

     

    User Stories;
    Under-Appreciated, Unloved and Bloody Critical

    Rob Annis, Eliassen Group

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T5-1 | PDU Value: Leadership

    2:45 - 3:00p Break
    3:00 - 4:45p

    Managing Risk in the Face of Uncertainty

    Alan Mallory

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T1-2 | PDU Value: Leadership

    Leading Change with Emotional Intelligence

    Dr. Tracey Sigler & Angel Emerson
    Co-Facilitators

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T2-2 | PDU Value: Strategic

    Project Leadership:
    Riding the Waves of Organizational Change Towards Project Success

    Scott Pochron

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T3-2 | PDU Value: Technical

    Strategy, Innovation and Design...Oh My!

    Brad Brezinski &
    Tom Merrill

    Co-Facilitators

    continued

    PDU Activity #: 20170419WS-4 | PDU Value: Strategic

    Survive the Waterfall

    Philip Japikse

    PDU Activity #: 20170419T5-2 | PDU Value: Leadership

    4:45 - 5:00p Break
    5:00 - 6:00p

    Capstone Session: CXO Panel - C Level Expectations on Project Managers 

    J. Kent Crawford, PMP, PMI Fellow, CEO of PM Solutions
    Brandon Ebken, CTO, Cardinal Solutions Group
    Vinit Kohli, Vice President of MIS, Sibcy Cline Inc. 
    Michelle Kyle, CISA, PMP, Vice President / IT Director EPMO & GRC, The Cincinnati Insurance Company

    Dave Voelker, Vice President, Information Technology, Ameritas
    Mike Vogel, Vice President, Information Systems, Ohio National Financial Services
    Frank Braun, D.M., Department of Business Informatics Chair, Northern Kentucky University

    PDU Activity #: 20170419-CXO Panel | PDU Value: Leadership

    6:00 - 8:00p CEO Reception