Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference & Workshops 2010 - Presentations

The Presentations for the SNEC-PMI Project Conference 2010
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
that provides the specific username and password you need to use to retrieve the presentations.

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).
Workshop Session Presentations

A Creative and Innovative Leadership Development Workshop by Dr. Jerry Brightman

Agile from the Traditional Project Managers Perspective by Brian Bozzuto

Microsoft Project Intermediate/Advanced Hands-on Workshop by Jacques Goupil, PMP

Using Financial Criteria for Project Assessment by Gary Heerkens, PMP

How to be a Champion Team in an Ever-Changing World by Dr. Alan Zimmerman


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


STAYING UP IN A DOWN WORLD: How To Be A Positive Project Manager Who Builds A Positive Work Environment


Dr. Alan Zimmerman

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

Managing Virtual Teams By Using Technology


Tom Mattus

Effective Project Risk Management Development Using the WBS


Charles Jones, PMP

Presenting with Power and Passion


Gilda Bonanno, PMP

Resource Management Made Simple


Howard Berger, PMP

A 'State of the Union' Address on Project Management: An Examination of a Profession in Crisis
(No Presentation)


Gary Heerkens, PMP

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

10:45 - 11:45

The Project Manager and Business Analyst: A Winning Combination


Sue Lach, PMP and Donna Gendreau, CBAP

Building Better Communication Plans


Deborah Ketai, PMP

Lean Project and Program Management: Practices and Tools for Accelerating Business Value and Creating High-Performing Teams


Dr. Jerry Julian

Project Planning: Estimation and Scheduling


John Slack, PMP

Too Busy to Share, Promoting Successful Collaboration


Daniel Suppin

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

Room 16:
Lunch & Learn:


Project 2010: A sneak peek at the newest release of Microsoft Project



Lunch and Networking - Ballroom A/B


Exhibits - Prefunction Area

Room 17:
Lunch & Learn:


Why Training Alone Won’t Make you Agile



1:00 - 1:15 Break (10 mins)
1:15 - 2:15 After Lunch Keynote - Ballroom A/B


Networking for Results: The Power of Personal Contact


Michael J. Hughes

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

2:30 - 3:30

Growing to Fit the Leadership Boots


Melissa Evans, PMP

In Defense of Waterfall - Deconstructing the Agile Manifesto


Kenneth Katz, PMP

The New Role of the Project Leader - 21st Century Transformation


Cathy Cassidy

Avoid Creep--Discover the REAL Requirements


Robin Goldsmith

Release Your Creative BIRD


Lisa DiTullio

  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


The Power and the Passion of Project Management Can Literally Change The World
(No Presentation)


Amy Barzach

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

Program Subject to Change (last revised 3-May-2010)

Key to Presentations:

General Sessions
Soft Skills
PM Tools
PM Best Practices