Southern New England Chapter of PMI

Lower Fairfield County Breakfast Meeting - May 2020

Lower Fairfield County Breakfast Meeting - May 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 7:45AM to 9:00AM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Note: Our regular meeting location is closed due to COVID-19, and we will meet via Zoom. The link to join the meeting virtually will be provided in the confirmation email you receive once registered.


7:45 - 8:00AM Introductions (please jump on early with your coffee or tea)
8:00 - 9:00AM  Presentation and Discussion


Costs: Pre-Register
SNEC Members Free
Non-SNEC Members $10

Note: Members must LOGIN to website prior to registering to obtain their $10 discount


Registration closes:
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Midnight

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The PMs for this event is:
Felicia Keeton / Ken Carlson / Lauren Barraza
Phone: 203-216-4821 / 917-680-2268
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Chatbot Implementation – Project Management Insights
with Paul J. Clapis, Ph.D.

Thanks to advances in technology and machine learning, chatbots have become more popular than ever - capable of handling complex human interaction with ease and providing a personalized experience. As adoption broadens and chatbots become more mainstream, many project managers will be asked to lead a chatbox technology implementation project. In this session, Paul Clapis will share his insights and experience in leading this type of project.

Pre-registration is required. Join us virtually, and be ready to participate!


Talent Triangle

PDU Info: You will need to record and self-report your PDU's for this activity. Following the guidelines of the new CCR program and the PMI Talent Triangle®, the PDU's for this course can be applied as follows:

1.0 PDU for Strategic and Business Management


Speaker Bio: Paul J. Clapis, Ph.D.

Paul ClapisDr. Clapis has been at the forefront of emerging trends in science and AI for more than three decades. He has worked for Perkin-Elmer, NASA and Hughes Aerospace as a research physicist. He also directed the Hughes Advanced Computing Lab at Yale Science Park, where he conducted applied research in artificial intelligence, expert systems, and machine learning.

Paul holds a BS, MS and PhD in Physics from the University of Connecticut and is a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Project Management Institute SNEC chapter.



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Event Properties

Event Date 05-28-2020 7:45 AM
Event End Date 05-28-2020 9:00 AM
Registration Closes 05-27-2020 11:55 PM
Individual Price $10 for non-members / Free for members
No. of Strategic PDUs 1.0
Location Zoom Virtual Meeting
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