Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference and Workshops 2015 - Presentations

The Presentations for the SNEC-PMI Project Conference 2015
are available by clicking on the session names below.

If you attended the conference and/or workshop, you will have received an email to the address you used at registration two weeks
after the events that provides the specific username and password you need to use to retrieve the presentations.
Those attendees who complete our electronic survey will immediately receive the access code at completion!

Please note the following

  1. Unless otherwise noted in the presentation, these are copyrighted works provided as a courtesy by their respective authors.  They are intended for the personal use of conference attendees only and they cannot be re-posted, used for any commercial purpose, or included in part or whole without the express, written permission of the author.

  2. If a session does not have a link, that means we have not yet received the presentation.  Please check back later.  Sessions where the author was not able to share the presentation are noted as (No Presentation).

2015 Workshop Session Presentations

What Project Managers Can Learn from Great Coaches by Dr. Paul Schempp

[The Realist's Guide] To Getting a Grip on Negativity by Craig Price

The Multipliers Workshop by Jon Haverly, PMP

Sensei Leadership Workshop by Jim Bouchard


TIME Professional Development Day for Project Managers
7:00 - 8:00 Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast - Ballroom A/B
8:00 - 8:15 Opening Remarks - Ballroom A/B Exhibition Hall Opens - Prefunction Area
8:15 - 9:15 Opening Keynote Address - Ballroom A/B


Achieving the Extraordinary


Dr. Paul Schempp

9:15 - 9:30 Break / Snack / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)

Meeting Room 11-12

Meeting Room 14-15 Meeting Room 21-22 Meeting Room 24-25

9:30 - 10:30

Six Steps for Establishing a Governance Model for Strategic Portfolio Management


J LeRoy Ward

Implementing Continuous Delivery and Lean Product Developement


Joe Zenevitch

PMI Skills for Life - SNEC-PMI's Focus on the Future


Sue Lach
Justin Navarro

We're All in This Together


Brent Hurley

10:30 - 10:45 Break / Snack / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)

10:45 - 11:45

If you can't stand the heat - get out of the kitchen:
Effective Conflilct Management Techniques for the Project Manager


Mark Hehl

How to Deliver Bad News


Deborah Ketai

Integrating Risk Management into All Aspects of a Project


Jeffrey Ogilvie
Douglas Macdonald

Project Managers and Business Analysts - Frenemies?


Sandra Sears

11:45 - 12:00 Break / Snack / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)


12:00 - 1:00

Lunch and Networking - Ballroom A/B


Sponsor Exhibits - Prefunction Area

1:00 - 1:15 Break / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)

1:15 - 2:15

Implementing Successful Enterprise Growth Strategies Based on Best Practice Enabling Portfolio and Project Management Disciplines and Tools


Dr. Gad Selig

How to Reward People Without Any Money?


Gail Lonczewski

Scrum: The Secret Sauce for Building Happy High-Performing Teams


Jean Laporte
Todd Kowalczyk

PMO Without Borders: Extending PMO Influence Within Your Organization


Barbara Wilson

2:15 - 2:30 Break / Snack / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)

2:30 - 3:30

Selling Yourself: Using Sales Techniques for Better Project Management


Jeffrey Liggett

Panning for User Story Gold - Increase Business Value and Reduce Cost


Brent Hurley

The Art of Divestiture Program Management


David Cowles
Sarah Ransford

PPM Maturity: Step by Step


Barbara Manville


Meeting Room 11-12

Meeting Room 14-15 Meeting Room 21-22 Meeting Room 24-25
3:30 - 3:45 Break / Visit Sponsor Exhibits (15 mins)
3:45 - 4:45

Closing Keynote Address - Ballroom A/B


How Did I End Up In Cleveland?


Lee Lambert

4:45 - 5:00 Closing Remarks - Ballroom A/B
5:00 - 6:30  Conference Reception- Prefunction Area

Last revised 30-Apr-2015

Key to Presentations:

General Sessions
Soft Skills
PM Tools
PM Best Practices
Project Methodologies / Frameworks