Topic: Social Media for Project Managers 

The explosion of social media is changing the way we communicate, affecting the processes involved with information services supporting project management. Discover the benefits, value, expected challenges and social media tools to use for projects. You will learn about recommended best practices, what to do and not do, and how to address concerns around privacy and security. The various platforms available as social media channels will be explained to help you make better selections. Learn how to integrate social media into projects. Recommendations are also made for social media tool selection.

In this session you will learn:

• What social media is and why adopt it on projects 

• Benefits of using social media 

• Best practices when using social media on your projects

• Privacy and security guidelines

• Social Software 

Presenter: Shannon McLellan

Shannon is a social media savvy trainer with a unique focus on the boomer audience. Shannon’s passion for social media led her to launch her own venture, On the Line Communications, providing one on one tutoring & group training. She has received special recognition from several community organizations which include, the Smiths Falls & District Crime Stoppers, the Smiths Falls Lions Club, & the Lanark Leeds & Grenville Canadian Cancer Society.  In addition to her extensive knowledge of social media & web management, Shannon has 10 years of experience in public speaking, freelance writing, & entrepreneurship consulting. Shannon is a featured contributor to She Is Fierce! A global community of female entrepreneurs & professionals. Additionally, she has taken on an exciting new role as Event Planner for Creative Relations Event Planning. 

 Event Information:

PDUs:   One (1) PDU is applicable for PMPs who attend this one (1) hour Seminar. Note that PMI OVOC registers PDUs for PMI OVOC members only.
SIGNING IN: Please ensure that you sign the Sign-In Sheet, as this is the official source document verifying your attendance.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 2016


RCAF Officers' Mess
158 Gloucester St
Ottawa, ON K2P 0A6

PARKING: It is suggested that you allow extra time for finding a City parking lot or a street meter.
DRESS:   Business Casual
SCHEDULE:   11:20 AM      Registration check-in
11:30 AM      Buffet Lunch is served
12:10 PM      Presentation starts

01:00 PM      Presentation ends
FEE SCALE:   Early Bird  - Ends 27 Apr 2016
   Non Member

$29.38 (includes $3.38 HST)
$36.16 (includes $4.16 HST)
    Regular Rate - 28 Apr-19 May 2016
    Non Member

$35.03 (includes $4.03 HST)
$41.81 (includes $4.81 HST)
    *Late Rate  - 20-25 May 2016
    Non Member
$40.68 (includes $4.68 HST)
$47.46 (includes $5.46 HST)
    * Note that the Late Rate is subject to availability
MENU:   Salad of Assorted Fresh Greens
Warm Bread Sticks
Main Course
Assorted Cookies & Squares
Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Teas, Pop, Juices, Pitchers of Water
FOOD ALLERGIES:   Please contact the registrar at to advise of any serious allergies so that an alternate meal can be prepared.  Please advise the registrar at least 1 week prior to event date.
CANCELLATION FEES & REFUND POLICY:   To request a refund, you must send an email to no later than 12:00 NOON EST, on the Monday before the Wednesday Lunch Seminar. No further refunds will be processed after this deadline. Please note that a cancellation fee of $10.00 will apply to all refunds.

Event Registrar: Creative Relations Event Planning
Phone:                (613) 283-2697, Ext 3
:  Please note that when you register on line for an OVOC event, you should receive 2 confirmation emails – one from the OVOC registration system and one from the OVOC's secure PayPal account.  If you fail to receive these 2 automated emails, please contact the Event Registrar by phone (613) 283-2697, Ext 3 or send an email to as soon as possible.