Lower Fairfield County Breakfast Meeting - March 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 7:30AM to 8:45AM

Marriott International.
333 Ludlow Street (One Star Point)
Stamford, CT 06902
(click here for directions)

7:30 - 7:45am  Networking, Opening Remarks
7:45 - 8:45am  Presentation and Discussion

Note: Breakfast is available for purchase at the on-site cafeteria.

Costs: Pre-Register At the Door
SNEC Members Free Free
Non-SNEC Members $10 $10
Note: Members must LOGIN to website prior to registering to obtain their $10 discount
Registration closes:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Midnight

In Association with:

Marriott International


Sponsored by:

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The PM for this event is: Mary Frances Gorgas
Phone: 203-434-8252
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Leading and Supporting Organizational Change with Mary Frances Gorgas

We all experience change – at work, at home, in our community. John Kotter is a renowned thought leader in organizational transformation and feels “transformation is a process, not an event. It advances through stages that build on each other”. Through years of research he has identified 8 stages for change that can be found here: https://www.kotterinc.com/8-steps-process-for-leading-change/

In this session we’ll discuss;

  • What types of change have you encountered in your organization?
  • What techniques do you use to smooth (or disrupt!) different types of change you have experienced?
  • How can we best support leadership when implementing change?
  • And as leaders, how can we best support our teams?

Bring your ideas, opinions, experiences, techniques, or just plain curiosity to our discussion of leading and supporting organizational change.

Pre-Registration is encouraged. Come and be ready to participate!


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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 - Leadership


Mary Frances GorgasMary Frances Gorgas, PMP is an innovative solutions leader and visionary with proven capabilities in project management, process improvement and business analysis. Her educational background in Psychology and Computer Science enables her to uniquely integrate the needs of business stakeholders and technology professionals. Regarded as a creative thinker, problem solver and motivator she loves engaging with people and helping create solutions to solve their needs.

A volunteer with the Project Management Institute since 2006, Mary Frances has served in various leadership capacities throughout the Southern New England Chapter and is currently SNEC-PMI's VP/COO and oversees Volunteer recruitment, engagement and recognition. She is also a 2017 graduate of PMI’s prestigious Leadership Institute Master Class.



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Event Properties

Event Date 03-15-2018 7:30 AM
Event End Date 03-15-2018 8:45 AM
Registration Closes 03-14-2018 11:55 PM
Individual Price $10 for non-members / Free for members
Location Marriott International
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