Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference & Workshops 2011 - Presentations

The Presentations for the SNEC-PMI Project Conference 2011
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).
2011 Workshop Session Presentations

Organizational Politics for People Who Hate Politics by Rick Brenner

Going Commando: Applying Special Forces Tactics to Improve Project Delivery by Bill Fournet

Bold Presentation Skills for Project Managers by Gilda Bonanno, PMP

Deadliest Catch: Risk Identification in the Vast Bering Sea by Larry Winters, PMP


TIME Professional Development Day for Project Managers Presentations
7:00 - 8:00 Registration, 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


WINGMAN LEADERSHIP - How to Build a Culture of Courage in Business and Life


Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman

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

Meeting Room 26-27

Meeting Room 21-23 Meeting Room 11-13 Meeting Room 24-25 Meeting Room 14-15

9:30 - 10:30

PMI Professional Ethics - Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace


Claire DeCusati

Project Sponsorship - Managing the Executive Role in Project Excellence


Charles Jones, PMP

Is Your NET Really Working? How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Make a Lasting Impression Where it Really Counts


Bob Dickson

Managing Virtual Teams for Real Results


Rick Brenner

Managing Conflict - Stepping Back to Mindfully Achieve Win-Win Results


George Pitagorsky

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

10:45 - 11:45

Techniques for a Successful Job Search


Edward Olsen

Implementing Winning Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing Initiatives Using Project Management Skills and Disciplines: Lessons Learned and Critical Success Factors


Dr. Gad Selig

Proactive Testing™ - Project Manager’s Success Secret


Robin Goldsmith

Visualizing Your Process with a Kanban System


Brian Bozzuto

Keys for Success in using a Global Delivery Model (GDM)


Dave Roy
Amit Unde

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

Room 16:
Lunch & Learn:



PM Evolution

Lunch and Networking - Ballroom A/B


Exhibits - Prefunction Area

Room 17:
Lunch & Learn:



Passionate Project Management

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

1:15 - 2:15

Project Management to Leadership - The Role of Emotional Intelligence


Shobhna Raghupathy

Project Manager As Agile Change Agent


Brian Bozzuto

Consulting Secrets for Project Managers


Steve Martin

Career Resilience for PMs
(No Presentation - Session Cancelled)


Lisa DiTullio

Delivering Successful Projects ...Every Time


Victoria Kumar

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

2:30 - 3:30

Interpersonal Skills and How to Help Your Team Develop What It Takes to Get Things Done


Bob Dickson

The Top Five Microsoft Project Pain Points and How to Solve Them


Matthew T. Davis
John Riopel

Beyond the Timesheet – the move to Social Project Management


Michael Leser

Project Risk… Managed


Susan Parente

Resume Writing


Paul Mathews

  Meeting Room 26-27 Meeting Room 21-23 Meeting Room 11-13 Meeting Room 24-25 Meeting Room 14-15
3:30 - 3:45 Break (15 mins)
3:45 - 4:45

Closing Keynote Address - Ballroom A/B


How Will You Spend Your 28,000 Days?


Gilda Bonanno

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

(last revised 11-May-2011)

Key to Presentations:

General Sessions
Soft Skills
PM Tools
PM Best Practices