Southern New England Chapter of PMI

Lower Fairfield County Chapter Meeting - October 2019

Lower Fairfield County Chapter Meeting - October 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 5:30PM to 8:00PM

UConn - Stamford Campus
1 University Place
Art Gallery Room
Stamford, CT 06901

Directions: Note this meeting is being held at a new location from previous meetings.  It will be held at UConn - Stamford Campus, One University Place, Stamford, CT.

UConn Stamford parking lot is across the street on Washington Boulevard and free. Alternatives include (a) the Target parking garage at 33 Broad Street (there is a parking fee) or (b) street parking may also be available – bring quarters for the parking meters.

Planned and Hosted by Quinnipiac University School of Business - The Bobcat Project Management Student Organization

5:30 - 6:00 pm  Doors Open and Check-in/Networking
6:00 - 6:30 pm  Introductions & Dinner
6:30 - 7:15 pm  Presentation
7:15 - 8:00 pm  Q&A


Costs: Pre-Register At the Door
SNEC Members $25 $30
Non-SNEC Members $35 $40
Note: Members must LOGIN to website prior to registering to obtain their $10 discount
Registration closes:
Friday, October 4, 2019 at Midnight

In Association with:

Stamford Health

Quinnipiac University


Sponsored by:



The PM's for this event are:

Ben Wolf
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Neil Weiss
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Stamford Hospital – The Innovation and Transformation of Constructing a New Healthcare Facility
Presented by John Rossi

Stamford Health’s Information Technology Department was Voted Connecticut’s “Healthcare’s Most Wired” for two years in a row.

Learn about the project management of constructing a new “state-of-the-art” healthcare facility – Stamford Hospital. Get to know some of the challenges and successes for building a new “state-of-the-art” hospital from the ground up.

Some points/questions that will be discussed are:

  • How long did it take?
  • How difficult was it to coordinate the construction with clinical requirements?
  • Technology Project Planning – State of the art Video/Audio teleconferencing
  • Moving clinical areas to their new space and how to manage patient care during the move


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:

1.5 PDU - Strategic and Business Management


John RossiJohn Rossi - Executive Director, Information Services & Security Officer

John is responsible for developing and implementing an expansion strategy for growth at Stamford Hospital. He provides leadership support to 54 professionals in execution of diverse IT strategies and 24 x 7 operational support for two hospitals and 26 community practices. He has previously worked at Prodigy Service as a manager, GE Asset Management as a Chief Technology officer, GMO as a Senior Technology Leader, and Resource Search Company as a Chief Technology Officer and Consultant. At each of these positions he has established himself as a leader for change and driver for innovation. He seeks progression and development in each project he takes on. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Iona College.



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If the event is cancelled by SNEC-PMI and is not being rescheduled, the pre-registered participants will be notified via an email broadcast and a full refund will be processed. If the event is rescheduled and the pre-registered participant cannot attend the new date, SNEC-PMI will process a full refund.

For any individual cancellations, please notify the PM of the event. Any user requested cancellation prior to registration ending, will be refunded the amount paid, minus a 10% cancellation fee. SNEC-PMI does not provide refunds for any user requested cancellations after the registration deadline or for No-Shows.


In the event that inclement weather is forecast for the time of the event, a cancellation decision will be made prior to the scheduled event.

If the meeting is cancelled, registered participants will be notified of the cancellation via an email broadcast. We will also endeavor to get meeting cancellation notices broadcast by local media. Notification of the re-scheduled event or refund will also be communicated via an email broadcast.

If a decision is made to hold the meeting, our normal cancellation policy (above) will be in effect, i.e. there will be a 10% cancellation fee for any individual cancellation requests prior to the registration deadline. We do not refund any individual requests after the registration deadline or for no-shows.


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Event Properties

Event Date 10-08-2019 5:30 PM
Event End Date 10-08-2019 9:00 PM
Registration Closes 10-04-2019 11:55 PM
Individual Price $25 for members / $35 for non-SNEC members
Location UConn - Stamford Campus
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