Southern New England Chapter of PMI



Presentations from our 15th Annual Conference, May 13, 2022 at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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Competencies Needed to Excel

Methods for Operating in Today's Environment

Important Trends to be Prepared for

Foundational Elements for Success

7:00 - 8:00 Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast - Premier Ballroom B/D
8:00 Exhibition Area Opens
8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks - Premier Ballroom A/C

Neil Weiss, PMP - President, SNEC-PMI

8:15 - 9:15

Opening Keynote Address - Premier Ballroom A/C


Competing in the New World of Work


Keith Ferrazzi
Author of Never Eat Alone, Who's Got Your Back and Leading Without Authority

9:15 - 9:45 Break - Visit Sponsor Exhibits, Book Signing and Network (30 mins)
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9:45 - 10:45

Solving Challenging Problems With Collaborative Dialogue: BeyondTalk - Engage Ideas!!


Jason Luttrell

Eversource Energy’s IT PMO Evolution


Janet Reckert Biron and Jeffrey Bache

What to look out for when Leading Cybersecurity projects?


Stephen DeBenedet

The Evolution of Project Management In a Scaled Agile Environment


Kerry Wills

10:45 - 11:00 Break - Visit Sponsor Exhibits & Network (15 mins)

11:00 - 12:00

An Agile Journey: A Panel Discussion


Deborah Ketai and Chris Zack

Developing and Practicing with a Racial Equity Lens


Kia Levey-Burden

How to Ace your Artificial Intelligence Initiative


Paul J. Clapis, Ph.D.

Making You A Leader


2 Hour Session

Robin Goldsmith

12:00 - 1:15

Lunch and Networking - Premier Ballroom B/D


Visit Sponsor Exhibits - Exhibition Area


1:15 - 2:15

Evolved Competencies Needed for Success in Today’s Environment


Kerry Wills

I’m a little a Agile Guy in a Big A Agile World


David Davis

Leading change: Looking through the lens of organizational culture and leadership traits


Dr. Mo Sattar

Making You A Leader


2 Hour Session

Robin Goldsmith

2:15 - 2:30 Break - Visit Sponsor Exhibits & Network (15 mins)

2:30 - 3:30

Do Project Organizations Learn from Lessons Learned


Timothy P. Brandon, Ph.D.

Business Agility: What? Why? How?


Stephen Grislock

Finding Your Place in a New Digital World


Michael Milutis

Open Space Technology - The Power of Spirit


Kevin Riley

3:30 - 3:45 Break - Visit Sponsor Exhibits & Network (15 mins)

3:45 - 4:45

Adapting Your Leadership Style - Know the Culture of Your Organization


Patricia Tyre

Change Management – The key to value and the final risk of a project


David Burr

Adapt, Adopt and Thrive: The Robot Revolution, Agile and their Impact on Your Profession


Mike Palladino

Project Management on the Cloud


Indrajit Bhattacharya

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4:45 - 7:30  Networking Reception with the Stay Tuned Band - Pre-Function Area

(last revised 19-May-2022)


Please see the Abstracts and Bios page and the Keynote page for more detail on the Start, Build, Advance category, and the Talent Triangle and PDU Certification areas for each presentation!