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2009 PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE:
Tough Times and Tough Answers

Morris University Conference Center
Plenary Sessions - Meridian Ballroom
Break Out Sessions - 2nd Floor Conference Center
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Main Campus
Edwardsville, Illinois

Symposium Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Registration Fee: $60
includes continental breakfast, lunch, and parking
Symposium Education Credit: 6.25 PDUs/.625 CEUs

No On-site Registration Available

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE

7:30 -8:00 A.M. Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 A.M. Welcome

8:05 - 9:00 A.M.

Plenary Session Meridian Ballroom
Projects in Tough Times: A Customer Perspective
Project stakeholders discuss the impact of the current economic climate on projects.
  • Chuck Naslund, Chairman, President and CEO
    AmerenEnergy Resources
  • Peter H. Fornof, CPCU, CIO, Sr. VP Corporate Administration
    Hortica Insurance and Employee Benefits
  • Allen Cain, Assistant VP NETOPS CONUS Business Manager
    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
9:00 - 9:15 A.M. Break

9:15 - 10:30 A.M.

Plenary Session Meridian Ballroom
Ethics in Projects
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PowerPoint presentation
  • Ozzie Lomax, PMP, MBA AmerenUE
  • Barb Strang, PMP Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Jim Bostick, PMP CSC
10:30 - 10:45 A.M. Break

10:45 - 11:45 A.M.

Links to session description and presenters

Session A: How SHOULD We Measure Project Success?
PowerPoint presentation
Project Success Survey Results
Project Success Indicators Workbook

Session B: Risk Management
How Are Local Companies Doing Today?
PowerPoint Presentation
Risk Identification Workbook

Session C: Project Prioritization - One Size Does Not Fit All
PowerPoint Presentation
EV Example
Sample Cash Flow - ROI NPV IRR Template
Sample BVA Template
Sample Dashboard Report
Sample Resource Forecasting Template

Session D: Creative Training Ideas -
Grow Your Skills and Knowledge in Tough Times!
PowerPoint Presentation
Creative Training Options Handout

Session E: Team Motivation
Associate Recognition Handout

11:45 - 12:30 P.M. Lunch Meridian Ballroom
12:30 - 1:30 P.M. Plenary Session Meridian Ballroom
Marketing Yourself: A Project Manager's Guide
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PowerPoint Presentation
Branding Handout
  • Nino Clarkin, Edward Jones
  • Laurie Douglas, PMP Daugherty Business Solutions
  • Mary Ann Gates, Gates IT Consulting
  • Dr. Jo Ellen Moore, PMP SIUE
1:45 - 2:45 P.M.

Session A: How SHOULD We Measure Project Success?

Session B: Risk Management
How Are Local Companies Doing Today?

Session C: Project Prioritization - One Size Does Not Fit All

Session D: Creative Training Ideas -
Grow Your Skills and Knowledge in Tough Times!

Session E: Team Motivation

2:45 - 3:00 P.M. Break
3:00 - 4:00 P.M. Keynote Address Meridian Ballroom
Ian Patterson
CIO, Scottrade
"Project Management Success"

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