Summit18 Schedule

Thursday March 22, 2018

8:00 - 8:30a Welcome & Registration                                Summit18 agenda is subject to change.
8:45 - 9:45a

Keynote - Afterburner
ID# 20180322-Keynote | PDU: 1

9:45a - 10:00a


Location Savannah Marquis Sterling Charleston
  Track 1


Tommie Anderson

Track 2


Andy Burns

Track 3

Strategy & Innovation

Brad Brezinski

Track 4

Business/Industry Essentials

Mike Willey

Morning Tracks

10:00a - 11:30a

Relevant Project Management for Changing Times (10:00 - 11:00a)

Ashima Sharma, VP, Retail Lending Project Management Office, PNC Bank

ID# 20180322-Leadershp-1 | PDU: 1


SAFe Portfolio Management

Brian Levy, CEO, RomeAgile &
Robert Frohman, Agility Office Head, Security Business Group, Cisco

ID# 20180322-Tech-1 | PDUs: 1.5


Get S#*t Done Like a Startup (10:25 - 11:25a)

Tarek Kamil, CEO, Cerkl

ID# 20180322-Strategy-1 | PDU: 1

Leading Change in an Agile World

Amber Steedle, SVP, Senior Director, Agile, Fifth Third Bank

ID# 20180322-Business-01 | PDUs: 1.5

11:30a - 12:30p Lunch
Afternoon Tracks

12:30p - 1:30p

Cynefin Framework for Decision Making

Dave Hatter, Director, Illustrations Development, Ohio National Financial Services

ID# 20180322-Leader-2 | PDU: 1

Transformation to Agile

Charlie Slaven, Professor of Practice, Department of Business Informatics, Northern Kentucky University

ID# 20180322-Tech-2 | PDU: 1

Experience Change Mini-Simulation (12:35p - 3:05p)

Dr. Lynda Kilbourne, Professor, Management & Entrepreneurship, Williams College of Business, Xavier University

ID# 20180322-Strategy-02 | PDUs: 2.5

Business Case - Good & Bad

Paul Gelter, CAO, The Christ Hospital Health Network

ID# 20180322-Business-2 | PDU: 1

1:30p - 3:00p

Lessons on Critical Leadership Behaviors from Agile and PM-2

Tim Kloppenborg,
Professor Emeritus,
 and Marcie Lensges, Assistant Professor, Xavier University

ID# 20180322-Leader-3 | PDUs: 1.5

Rapid Planning

Brandon "Manson" Williams, Executive Consultant
F-15E Fighter Pilot, T-38 & Charles Payne, Client Advisor, Major Accounts, 

ID# 20180322-Tech-3 | PDUs: 1.5

Diversity + Collaboration = Innovation (starts at 2:00p)

Wendy Lea, CEO, Cintrifuse

ID# 20180322-Business-3 | PDU: 1

3:00p - 3:15p Break

Afternoon Tracks

3:15p - 4:15p

Influential Leadership in Project and Program Management

Josh Wiffler, Program and Project Leadership, Veritiv

ID# 20180322-Leader-4 | PDU: 1

Getting More Out of Your Retrospectives

Cynthia Mobley, Epsilon

ID# 20180322-Tech-4 | PDU: 1

“So… what do I do now?” Finding everyone’s place in a new initiative (3:20 - 4:20p)

Julie Glassmeyer, Owner, Glassmeyer Construction Consulting & Coaching

ID# 20180322-Strategy-4 | PDU: 1

Communicate Early and Often: IS in all Phases

Matt King, Director, Global IT Security, Belcan

ID# 20180322-Business-4 | PDU: 1

4:15p - 5:15p Happy Hour - Meet the Speakers and Sponsors

Friday March 23, 2018

8:00a - 9:30a

Lifetime Achievement Award - Charlie Slaven

Transformational Leadership….and The Skills it Takes to be Successful  - Women in Leadership Panel Discussion 
ID# 20180323-Leadr-Panel | PDU: 1

Summit18 agenda is subject to change.


Valerie Browning, Center Director, Kiddie Academy of Mason

Trish Fielden, CSM, MBA, Senior Vice President - Head of Transformation and Ops Excellence, Fifth Third Bank

Sydni Neptune, PMP, PMO Director, Western & Southern Financial Group 

Karen Tate, PMP, MBA, PMI Fellow, President, The Griffin Tate Group, Inc.

Facilitators: Andrew Tarvin, Summit18 Keynote, Humor That Works | Beth Hecquet, CMP, CMM, The E.W. Scripps Company

9:30a - 9:40a


Location Savannah Marquis Sterling Charleston
  Track 1


Tommie Anderson


Track 2


Andy Burns

Track 3

Strategy & Innovation

Brad Brezinski

Track 4

Business/Industry Essentials

Mike Willey

Morning Tracks

9:40a - 10:40a

Working in a World of Ambiguity

Troy Bitter, Sogeti

ID# 20180323-Leader-1 | PDU: 1

Agile Workshop

Andy Burns

ID# 20180323-Tech-1 | PDU: 1

Delivering the Strategy:  Lessons Learned on How to Execute

Joe Lockett, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Cincinnati Bell

ID# 20180323-Strategy-1 | PDU: 1

Project Planning in the Military

Zachary Willey, Founder and CEO, Army Flashcards

ID# 20180323-Business-2 | PDU: 1

10:40a - 10:50a Break

Morning Tracks

10:50a - 11:50a

Authentic Leadership

Amy Zimmerman, Account Executive, Veritiv Corporation at DXC Technology

ID# 20180323-Leader-2 | PDU: 1

Leadership in an Agile Environment

Frank Forte, Forte Leadership Technology

ID# 20180323-Tech-2 | PDU: 1

Creating Innovative Solutions

Holly O'Driscoll, Global Design Thinking Leader, Founder & CEO at Ampersand Innovation, LLC

ID# 20180323-Strategy-02 | PDU: 1

Developing a Sustainable Portfolio Prioritization Process

Brian Daniel, Director, IT Strategic Planning at The Christ Hospital Health Network

ID# 20180323-Business-3 | PDU: 1

11:50a - 12:50p Lunch

Afternoon Tracks

12:50p - 1:50p

Leadership When a Project Crashes

Dave Davis, Ohio Healthcare

ID# 20180323-Leader-3 | PDU: 1

Facilitation Fitness

Mark Wavle, PST, CBAP, Cardinal Solutions

ID# 20180323-Tech-3 | PDU: 1

The Silent Killer of Strategic Effectiveness

Brad Brezinski, Founder, S2A

ID# 20180323-Strategy-3 | PDU: 1

Being Right Doesn't Make you Effective

Kevin Willey, Kroger Executive in Residence, Cintrifuse

ID# 20180323-Business-1 | PDU: 1

1:50p - 3:30p

Closing Keynote - Andrew Tarvin, Humor That Works - The Secret to Being More Productive, Less Stressed, and Happier
20180323-Closing | PDU: 1