PMI-MN 2018 Professional Development Days
2018 PDD Symposium Day & Vendor Fair | Thursday, September 27
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Symposium Day & Vendor Fair Agenda
7:00 - 4:00 Vendor Fair & Photographer Booths open all day
7:00 - Noon Registration
7:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 Keynote: Carey Lohrenz, speaker
'Lessons in Leadership'
9:45 - Noon Sessions 1 and 2, Morning Breaks
Noon - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 3:45  Sessions 3 and 4, Afternoon Breaks
3:45 - 5:00 Endnote: Ross Bernstein, speaker
'The Champion’s Code: Innovative Relationships Building Lessons from Sports applied to Drive Business Success'
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KEYNOTE Keynote Speaker: Carey Lohrenz
“Lessons in Leadership"
Break | 9:30 - 9:45 | Visit Vendor Booths!


Servant Leadership: Creating a Culture for Winning Teams
How story telling can improve your strategic thinking
Portfolio Dashboards with Power BI … the Best of Both Worlds
Navigating Change by Leading Effective Meetings
What's Hot in the World of Projects - New for 2018
Use Agile to Build a Better Business Case
Tom Crea Greg Githens Jacques Goupil Gus Broman Elizabeth Larson Darrell Andersen
Break | 10:45 - 11:00 | Visit Vendor Booths!
How to Make the Most of Generational Differences on Your Project
Effective Project Portfolio Management
Root Cause doesn’t have to hurt like a Root Canal! Five Proven Techniques for Understanding Business Needs
Your brand. Your Reputation. Too Precious to Leave to Chance!
The Power of Storytelling in 1 Hour
Scrum Vs. Kanban: Which works best where?
Sinikka Waugh Victoria Kumar Richard Larson Catherine Byers-Breet Emily PorterNK Shrivastava
Lunch Break | Noon - 1:15
Project Manager Career Boosters
Purpose & Value: 101

Risk Management: Don't Do Project Management Without (paying attention to) It

The Intersection of Culture and Project Success: 5 Best Practices that will Enhance your Ability to get Things Done
Managing the Intersection of Adaptive and Predictive Approaches
Project Management; Parenthood - The Agile Parenting Manifesto
Chris Vandersluis Mandy Spiess Dean Boorman Paul Feikema Sonja 
Almlie and Cheryl Carstens
Geoffrey Lory
Break | 2:15 - 2:30 | Visit Vendor Booths!
The Spectrum of Awesome: Fuel Your Leadership to Own the Room  Organizational Project Management: Confluence of Business Strategy, Leadership Culture and Project Management Maturity
Measuring the True Success of a Project
Using Organizational Change Management to Deliver Project Results
Making, Building, and Maintaining Connections in Your Network
Two-Pizza-Team Heartburn Relief: Solutions for Team Dependencies
Kristen Brown Ulka Shrikhande Brandon Olson D. Scott Ross Sinikka Waugh Mike Griffiths
Break | 3:30 - 3:45 | Visit Vendor Booths!
ENDNOTE Endnote Speaker: Ross Bernstein
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Symposium Track Sessions are included when you register for Symposium Day.
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