Lower Fairfield County Breakfast Meeting - September 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 7:30AM to 9:00AM

Stamford Health
1351 Washington Blvd
Conference Room 867
Stamford, CT 06902

Directions: Free parking on North St. (left side of building). Take elevator to 8th floor.

7:30 - 7:45am  Networking
7:45 - 8:00am  Introductions and General Announcements
8:00 - 8:45am  Presentation and Q&A Discussion
8:45 - 9:00am  Attendee Survey and Future Meeting Announcements

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

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, September 26, 2018 at Midnight

In Association with:

Stamford Health


Sponsored by:

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The PM's for this event are:
Felicia Keeton
Phone: 203-216-4821
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Karen Pecoraro
Phone: 475-217-0050
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Improving Project Outcomes Using Change Management: An Overview and Examples
Presented by James Wolff and Ken Carlson

More and more, companies are embracing formal change management, understanding the value it can provide to both project-level and organizational-level change. This presentation will provide an overview of what change management is and why it is important, along with some common challenges. The key points will be illustrated with a real-world example of its successful application in a real project. 

Bring your experiences and best practices and join our discussion.

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


ken carlsonKen Carlson, PMP is a project management professional with 30+ years of experience working in large Pharma in drug development and change management.  He is the Principal of Carlson Project Management Consulting, LLC, which specializes in providing project and change management consulting services to clients in the biopharmaceutical industry. Ken spent most of his career at Pfizer, working his way into leadership positions in variety of operational and project management roles.  He was a leader in the development of Pfizer’s project management systems and he gained much of his change management experience by leading the implementation of new Corporate portfolio and project management tools for Pfizer. Ken holds an MBA, and MS degrees and is certified in the Prosci Change Management methodology.






james wolff2James Wolff, PMP has spent more than 25 years in Project Management with companies spanning the range from startups to the Fortune 250, as well as starting his own project management consulting practice, and is passionate about developing and strengthening project and portfolio management capabilities as strategic drivers for organizational success. His background includes teaching, coaching and presenting experience and he has served on the boards of several local/regional non-profit organizations.

James' leisure pursuits revolve around the outdoors, where he enjoys triathlon, hiking, skiing, mountaineering and teaching wilderness medicine.  He lives with his wife and two college-aged children in Newtown, CT.



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Event Properties

Event Date 09-27-2018 7:30 AM
Event End Date 09-27-2018 8:45 AM
Registration Closes 09-26-2018 11:55 PM
Individual Price $10 for non-members / Free for members
Location Stamford Health
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