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 Please visit this page regularly as it will be updated as Speaker Symposium information becomes available

Review each day by clicking on the day below, as well, click on a speaker's name to view their presentation information and biography.

The PDUs that are applicable for PMPs who attend this event are shown under each day of the Symposium.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
 Leadership PDUs    2.5
 Business and Strategic PDUs     2.5
 Technical PDUs   2.0
TOTAL    7.0
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
 Leadership PDUs     3.0
 Business and Strategic PDUs      2.0
 Technical PDUs    2.0
TOTAL    7.0
TUESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2018
Time Track 1 - Room 106 DEFG Track 2 - Room 106 ABC
  7:15 am - 8:30 am   Registration
  7:15 am - 8:30 am   Light Breakfast & Networking
  8:30 am - 9:05 am (TedX)   Dealing with the Challenges (and
  Opportunities) of Project Fatigue

  Presented by Lisa Prentiss
  Waterfall...Agile...and the Adaptable PM
  Presented by Tracy Alldridge
  9:15 am - 9:30 am   Opening Ceremonies and Announcements
 
  9:30 am - 10:40 am

  Keynote Speaker
  "Playbook for a Productive Team" 10 Leadership Keys to Increase Productivity
   Presented by Marcel Bellefeuille "Coach MB"

 
  10:40 am - 11:00 am   Refreshment Break & Networking
  11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Introduction to Blockchain
  Presented by Rick McMullin
  Power of Agile
  Presented by Fahd Gulzar
  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Lunch & Networking
  1:00 pm - 1:50 pm   What Escape Rooms Can Teach Us
  About Leadership and High-Performance

  Presented by Jay Gosselin
  Project Leadership - 4 Rules to Simplify
  Complex Projects and Help You Succeed

  Presented by Laszlo Retfalvi
  2:00 pm - 2:50 pm   How Artificial Intelligence Will
  Transform Project Management

  Presented by Paul Boudreau
  Data is the New Sexy - New
  Emphasis on Data by Organization

  Presented by Jason Annable
  2:50 pm - 3:05 pm   Refreshment Break & Networking
  3:05 pm - 3:15 pm   End of Day 1 Announcements
  3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

  LRT (Light Rail Transportation)
  Changing Transportation in Major Cities

  Presented by Richard Holder

 
  4:15 pm   End of Day 1
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 WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2018
Time Track 1 - Room 106 DEFG Track 2 - Room 106 ABC
  7:15 am - 9:15 am   Registration
  7:15 am - 9:15 am   Light Breakfast & Networking
  8:30 am - 9:10 am (TedX)   Connection in the Digital Age
  
Presented by Laura Paul
  The Principles of Lean Six Sigma - Define,
  Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control
  
Presented by Joseph Kaminski
  9:10 am - 9:30 am   Day 2 Welcome and Announcements
  9:30 am - 10:45 am   What Went Wrong with Phoenix Project?
  
Presented by Sandy Moir
  Complex Projects: Marine Ship Project 
  Presented by Robert Pask & James Campbell
  10:45 am - 11:00 am   Refreshment Break & Networking
  11:00 am - 12:00 pm   The "I" in Team - Tools to Create An
  Extraordinary Team
  
Presented by Nadine Fortin
  Your People are the Main Cause of
  Security Breaches
  
Presented by Bill Dunnion
  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Lunch & Networking
 
  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

  Keynote Speaker
  Emotional Intelligence for Managing Diverse and Complex Teams
  Presented by Alan Mallory

 
  2:15 pm - 2:30 pm   Refreshment Break & Networking
  2:30 pm - 3:05 pm    Personality Types: How Easy Are
  You to Work with?

  Presented by Linda P. Cousineau
  Positive Change Management
  
Presented by Alastair Smart
  3:05 pm - 3:15 pm   End of Day 2 Announcements
  3:15 pm - 4:15 pm   Are you the Captain of Your Own Ship:
  5 Senses of Leadership & Emotional Intelligence

  Presented by Geoff Crane

  How Machine Learning through Artificial
  Intelligence can Solve Problems

  Presented by Jim Provost

  4:15 pm   End of Day 2
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 THURSDAY OCTOBER 25, 2018 - WORKSHOPS
Time Workshop 1 - Room 106 DEFG Workshop 2 - Room 106 ABC
  7:15 am - 8:30 am   Registration
  7:15 am - 8:30 am   Light Breakfast & Networking
  8:30 am - 12:00 pm

  Age of Agile: A Hybrid Approach
  for Reaching New Heights
  
Presented by Alan Mallory

      Leadership PDUs   1.5
  Business and Strategic PDUs    1.5
  Technical PDUs  0.5
  TOTAL  3.5

  Project Reviews:  Why? When? How?
  
Presented by Goss Gilroy Team:
  Sandy Moir, Tasha Truant & Laura Conroy

      Business and Strategic PDUs   2.5
  Technical PDUs    1.0
  TOTAL  3.5
  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Lunch & Networking
  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm   How to Identify Burn-Out in
  Yourself and Your Teams
  
Presented by Geoff Crane
      Leadership PDUs  2.0
  Business and Strategic PDUs     1.5
  TOTAL  3.5
  Emotional Intelligence & Art of
  One Way Transmission
  
Presented by Paul Bryne
      Leadership PDUs  2.0
  Business and Strategic PDUs   1.5
  TOTAL  3.5
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