Sep 20 2013, 3:24am CDT | by PR.com
Chicago, IL, September 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- PMI-Chicagoland, the Chicago chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is hosting it’s annual Professional Development Day (PDD) 2013 for Chicago area project management professionals. PDD 2013 will be held on Friday, November 1, from 8am-6pmCT at the Meridian Banquets, 1701 W Algonquin Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. for registration. Attendees will enjoy this acclerated 1-day event tackling the theme of "Mastery Beyond the Triple Constraints" with a keynote address by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, 28 workshop sessions and presentations by expert speakers across 4 Knowledge tracks. Earn 8 PDU's for attending.
Early Bird Discount Ends Tomorrow: $349 for members ($399 non-Chapter members)
Join them for an invigorating day of networking and knowledge sharing by registering now at tinyurl.com/pddchi2013 to enjoy the Early Bird discount which ends tomorrow, Thursday September 19th. Early bird fee is $349 for members ($399 non-members). Regular registration for Professional Development Day ends October 28th and is $399 for members ($449 non-members). Attendees must reserve a seat in advance. This price includes the entire day of workshops and networking and includes Breakfast, Lunch and Networking reception. No refunds or walk-ins permitted. Note: Student Discount for current full-time students is $150. To register, please email your student ID, enrollment verification, and a contact phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “FT Student” in subject line. They will contact you to confirm you have met all requirements.
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/Risk Management
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 Choon, Aun Quek, Google
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.
To become a sponsor for PDDay please contact email@example.com and specify “PDDay 2013 Sponsor” in the subject line.
Do not miss the Premier Project Management Event of 2013.
Visit tinyurl.com/pddchi2013 to register for the Early Bird Discount and for additional information about this event.
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(at)pmi-chicagoland(dot)org
PMI Chicagoland: www.pmi-chicagoland.org
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.
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