Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference & Workshops 2012 - Presentations

The Presentations for the SNEC-PMI Project Conference 2012
are available by clicking on the session names below.

If you attended the conference, 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 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).
2012 Workshop Session Presentations

How to Stop Herding Cats: Leading Project Teams Through The Chaos by Bill Fournet

Bridging the Gap: Linking Strategic Roadmaps to Tactical Project Plans by Luke Hohmann

Universal Strategies for Compelling Communication by Halina St. James

What Happens to Project Managers When Organizations Adopt Agile by Jason Tanner


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


Agile, Lean, PMBOK and Business Value of Joy


Richard Sheridan

9:15 - 9:30 Break (15 mins)

Meeting Room 11-12

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

9:30 - 10:30

Applying Lessons Learned through Retrospective Sessions


Jeffrey Hanson

The VALUE of Earned Value


Lee Lambert

The Goldilocks Style of Leadership: Getting Leadership "Just Right" as a Project Manager


Skip Weisman

Corporate Lattice - The Changing World of Work


Carin Salonia

10:30 - 10:45 Break (15 mins)

10:45 - 11:45

Preventing Projects that are Destined to Fail


Robin Goldsmith

Project Communications - Creating a Effective Plan


Charles Jones

Teams on Fire!


Heather Hansen O'Neill

Improving Project Success: Customer Experience Matters


Jill Hart, Dan Antion

11:45 - 12:00 Break (15 mins)
12:00 - 1:00

Room 16-17
Lunch & Learn:

5 Ways to Do More With Less Using Microsoft Project Server 2010



PM Evolution

Lunch and Networking - Ballroom A/B


Exhibits - Prefunction Area

Room 26-27
Lunch & Learn:

"Iron and Silk" - The Dual Roles of the Project Manager



eRichards Consulting

1:00 - 1:15 Break (15 mins)

1:15 - 2:15

It's Time To Step It Up and Reenergize: Taking your PMO Best Practices to the Next Level


Maryann Burns

Delivering Business Value on Business Process Management Projects


Phebe Arouni

The Manhattan Project: Lessons in Leadership


Dr. John J. Byrne

An Iterative Approach to Organizational Project Management Improvement


Darwyn Azzinaro

2:15 - 2:30 Break (15 mins)

2:30 - 3:30

Integrated Procurement Management Overview


James Hill

Busting Barriers to Implementing Risk Management!


Susan Parente

The Myth of Teamwork: Why Project Managers Must Engage the "I" in TEAM for Success


Skip Weisman

Products Not Projects: Deliver Value with Product Roadmaps


Ellen Gottesdiener


Meeting Room 11-12

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

Closing Keynote Address - Ballroom A/B


Passion with Purpose


Halina St. James

4:45 - 5:00 Closing Remarks - Ballroom
5:00 - 6:00  Conference Reception- Pre-Function Area

(last revised 18-May-2012)

Key to Presentations:

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