Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference 2019 - Breakout Tracks


Competencies Needed to Excel

Solving Challenging Problems with Collaborative Dialogue:
Beyond Talk -- Engage Ideas!!

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Jason Lutrell

Jason is an experienced communicator who has benefitted from a diverse career in a number of radically different industries. A bit of a renaissance man, and a philosophical thinker, Jason has leveraged his lifetime of experience to develop and hone a skill set for communicating meaningfully in collaborative environments.
In Ten years in the Navy in Submarine Communications Jason communicated in with a broad range of mediums, both written and spoken. The subject matter spanned the gamut, from personal, operational, administrative and interpersonal. The exposure to the highly disciplined world of military communications and protocol gave Jason a rare perspective as he moved into the civilian professional world.

An Agile Journey: A Panel Discussion

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Deborah Ketai

Deborah Ketai brings her expertise as a project manager, trainer, and communicator to bear on the challenges of change and growth. She specializes in driving strategic, enterprise-level programs that rely on collaboration between business and IT.

Evolved Competencies Needed for
Success in Today’s Environment

Kerry Wills

Kerry Wills has planned and executed over $2 Billion in programs, managed many portfolios as well as remediated several troubled projects. Kerry has also led the evolution of the delivery model into a Scaled Agile framework for a Fortune 100 company. Kerry is a member of Mensa and has a unique perspective on project work, resulting in eleven patents, six published books, and speaking engagements at many conferences and corporations

Do Project Organizations Learn from Lessons Learned?

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Timothy P. Brandon, Ph.d

Dr. Tim holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems and Technology Management, Business Administration and Project Management. He is certified as a PMP and ACP by the PMI and is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Lessons learned has been an interest throughout his 45 year professional practice.

Adapting Your Leadership Style –
Know the Culture of Your Organization

Patricia Tyre

Pat spent over 20 years as a PM, Practice Leader and Managing Director consulting working primarily in the Financial Service industries. From 2011 to 2017, she was an SVP at Citicorp, Credit Card Division. Citicorp commissioned Pat to deploy strict project management practices into the Pricing Department to avoid pricing errors and regulatory fines. In 2013, she introduced Lean tools for cross-ocean MIS reporting in Decision Analytics organization. From 2015 to 2017, she implemented a Big Data infrastructure in 22% of the time and with 4% of the budget leveraging Agile methodology. From 2017, Pat has worked as an Agile Coach and Change management consultant while concurrently teaching Agile and Project Management at UConn, and NYU.