PDD 2018 Speaker Presentations


Monday, October 1st
Time PMI Triangle Speaker Topic 
8:30 - 9:30 Leadership Harry Campbell Keynote - Harry Campbell: Get-Real Leadership
9:45 - 10:45 Leadership Harry Campbell Harry Campbell: Get-Real Leadership, 2.0
Strategic & Business Management Michael Higgins & Connie Hsiung

Tea, Video and Visas - Project Management Lost in Translation

Applying the PMBoK to Intl Projects Checklist  (PDF)  (DOCX)

Technical Diana Alt Product Ownership for the Rest of Us
Leadership Rebecca Grube Standardize the Decentralized: Creating Win-Win Relationships
Strategic & Business Management Doug Von Feldt System Alignment: Bringing Systems Thinking to Project Management
11:00 - 12:00 Strategic & Business Management Dale Crandell Bringing Metrics to Project Management
Technical Michelle Eis Lessons Learned: Managing Projects in a Healthcare Environment
Leadership Kay Harper The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: How to Position Yourself
Leadership Tawny Navarro Mentoring Partnerships
Leadership Erica Woods Shaping Your Hiring Process to Attract Top Talent
1:00 - 2:00 Technical Sara Gallagher Keynote: Win the Battle Before it Begins: How to Maximize the First 21 Days of Any Project
2:15 - 3:15 Technical Sara Gallagher Why We Love Bad Ideas: Exploring the Biases that Shape Our Behavior
Strategic & Business Management Luke Desmond Surfing the Big Data Wave
Leadership Sarah Harper Black Holes and Revelations - Destructive Agile Behavior
Leadership Tom Mulligan Who are you? Who am I?
Strategic & Business Management Jason Tice Deal Me In - Portfolio Dashboard Poker - A Fun Way to Align Business and Technical Goals
3:30 - 4:30 Strategic & Business Management Gary Broils Developing a Vision for Change
Technical Stacie Gabriel Keys to Successful PPM Tool Implementation
Strategic & Business Management Alex Mitchell Avoid Agile Anarchy
Tuesday, October 2nd
Time PMI Triangle Speaker Topic
8:30 - 9:30 Leadership Brad Montgomery Keynote: Embrace Your Awesomeness: The People Side of Business
9:45 - 10:45 Leadership Brad Montgomery The People Side of Business 201: Deep Dive
Strategic & Business Management Danny Glidewell, Jennifer Geis, Andrea Cooper Developing a Risk Management Process
Leadership Todd Long P4 - Performance Leadership
Leadership Beth Taylor & Mark Garcia Mindset Matters
Leadership William Periman The Caching of Leadership
11:00 - 12:00 Strategic & Business Management John Iverson Value is Created, not Earned
Technical Mark Shead What is Kanban?
Leadership Bill Cole Collaborative Decisionomics - The Technical Professional's Toolkit for Improving/Influencing Decision Making
Leadership Kupe Kupersmith Next Gen Business Competencies - Keys to Being Ready for the Future
1:00 - 2:00 Leadership Kenn Kington Keynote: 4 Critical Decisions Successful People Make
2:15 - 3:15 Leadership Kenn Kington 3 Questions Every Person Is Asking
Strategic & Business Management Ron Montgomery, Tom Witty Successful Project Portfolio Management Deployment - Strategies, Tactics, Tips, and Lessons Learned
Technical Jenny Tarwater Never Would I Ever! Examining Your Agile Non-negotiables
Leadership Lisa Ptter Project and Portfolio Management across the Enterprise
Technical Heather McCain A Team Approach to Determining Risk: FMEA
3:30 - 4:30 Leadership Kupe Kupersmith Keynote: Level Up Your Communication and Collaboration