Southern New England Chapter of PMI

SNEC PM Conference 2009 - Speaker Presentations

The presentations for the SNEC-PMI Project Conference 2009 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.
TIME Professional Development Day for Project Managers
7:00 - 8:00 Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast - Ballroom
8:00 - 8:10 Opening Remarks - Ballroom Exhibition Hall Opens
8:10 - 9:25 Opening Keynote Address - Ballroom


Why? Why Not! Innovating for results in challenging times


Toni Newman

9:25 - 9:40 Break (15 mins)

Meeting Room 26-27

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

9:40 - 10:40

Adopting an Agile Mindset: Moving from Waterfall to Agile


Brian Bozzuto

PM Passion--With A Purpose: Power To Influence Organizational Outcomes


Lee Lambert, PMP

Expected Behaviors for Team Performance: Road Rules, Not Road Rage


Lisa DiTullio

Tools and Techniques for Effective Decision Making


Pat McMahon

Practical Risk Management: The Secrets Behind Real Improvement


David Burr

10:40 - 11:00 Break (20 mins)

11:00 - 12:00

Without Sports, Project Management Would be Hard! - The ESPN PMO Approach


Mike Leser

Process and Possibilities
The How To of connecting people with ideas and ideas with results


Toni Newman

The Facilitative Project Manager


Gary Rush

Moving from WBS to the Critical Path


Charles Jones, PMP

In Search of the Androgynous Manager


Daria Verelley

12:00 - 1:00

Room 16/17:
Lunch & Learn:

Time to Re-balance: Achieve greater returns, lower risks and guide teams to do more with less


Lunch and Networking - Ballroom


Exhibits - Prefunction Area

Ballroom C:
Lunch & Learn:

Why PPM Matters More Now!


1:00 - 1:10 Break (10 mins)
1:10 - 2:40 Ballroom


Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Extreme Project Management


Bruce "Bruno" Hayn

2:40 - 3:00 Break (20 mins)

3:00 - 4:00

Why Don't RFP Vendors Provide the Solutions We Expect


Paul Burek

Essential Communications Skills in a Tough Economy – Networking & Interviewing Skills


Gilda Bonanno

Why Project Leaders fail Emotional Intelligence


Thomas Mattus

Building and Sustaining a Project Management Culture of Excellence


Starlene McMorrow & Panelists

Scrum Master / Agile Project Management


Dan Mezik

  Meeting Room 26-27 Meeting Room 21-23 Meeting Room 11-13 Meeting Room 24-25 Meeting Room 14-15
4:00 - 4:15 Break
4:15 - 5:15

Closing Keynote Address - Ballroom


Building the Strength for Change


Noah Blumenthal

5:15 - 5:30 Closing Remarks - Ballroom
5:30 - 6:30  Conference Reception- Pre-Function Area

Program Subject to Change (last revised 7-May-2009)

Key to Presentations:

General Sessions
Soft Skills
PM Tools
PM Best Practices