2017 PDD Symposium Day & Vendor Fair | Thursday, September 28
Symposium Day & Vendor Fair Agenda
7:00 - 4:00 Vendor Fair & Photographer Booths open all day
7:00 - Noon Registration
7:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 Keynote: David Horsager, speaker
'The Trust Edge: What Top PMs Have
and 8 Pillars to Help You Build It Yourself'
9:45 - Noon Sessions 1 and 2, Morning Breaks
Noon - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 3:45  Sessions 3 and 4, Afternoon Breaks
3:45 - 4:45  Endnote: Garry Golden, speaker
'Tapping Your Inner Futurist:
The Art and Science of Looking at the Future'
Take a moment at PDD Symposium Day to
update your Linkedin photo AT NO CHARGE!
A Hands-on Team Building
Take-Away Session
with Kirk Weisler



Four 1-hour hands-on sessions limited to 35 participants each during Symposium Sessions 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Build trust and teams as you build a tower
...but, beware the Saboteur!

Kirk is giving away one of his very favorite, most fun and incredibly effective team building activities with the promise that you will be able to take it back and use it with your teams immediately. Don't miss this SUPER ENGAGING hands-on Team Building Take-Away Session led by Chief Morale Officer and Master Team Builder, Kirk Weisler.

Click on title for session description, speaker & PDU information.

KEYNOTE Keynote Speaker: David Horsager
“The Trust Edge: What Top PMs Have and 8 Pillars to Help You Build It Yourself"
Break | 9:30 - 9:45 | Visit Vendor Booths!


The Potential Difference: Mindset, Motivation & Change in the Real World
The Future of the PMO: Beyond Benefits & Value
Surefire Scheduling
The 7 Skills of Successful Change Agents
From Management to Leadership in Strategic Alignment of Program/Project Management
The Future of the Scrum Master
Joyce Layman Bill Haskins Joe Perzel Michelle Smeby Richard Lu Samir Penkar
Break | 10:45 - 11:00 | Visit Vendor Booths!
Accountability: How to Hold People Accountable Even if They Don't Report to You
Just Call Me Trim Tab: Lessons for Project Managers by Buckminster Fuller
Oh No! You Gave Me What I Asked For
Please Don't Make Me Change! 
The Future of Mobility
Rogue Agile
Julie Kowalski Chris Vandersluis Elizabeth Larson Julie Soderlund Garry Golden Carrie Mitchell
Lunch Break | Noon - 1:15
The Indispensable Project Manager
Collaborative Leadership: How to Harness Ideas, People and Resources for Results
Be a Business Manager & Connect With Your Client
Change Triggers Fear: How to Influence Stakeholders and Overcome Resistance
Avoiding Disaster: Why Great Project Managers Care About Cyber Security
Are Scaled Agile and DevOps the Same Thing?!? Two Mega-Trends for Connecting People that Impact Your Career!
Frank P. Saladis Lisa DiTullio Joseph A Lukas Sonja Almlie Chris Veltsos John Stenbeck
Break | 2:15 - 2:30 | Visit Vendor Booths!
Making Meetings Matter
Strategic Thinking: A Rare and Valuable Competency
Can We Just Decide?
Measuring ROI of Change
Best Practices in Managing a Security Portfolio
Smart Agile Metrics
Carolien Moors Greg Githens Phil Almeroth Dan Olson Joe Perzel &
Ryan Messier
Mike Griffiths
Break | 3:30 - 3:45 | Visit Vendor Booths!
ENDNOTE Endnote Speaker: Garry Golden
“Tapping Your Inner Futurist: The Art and Science of Looking at the Future"
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Symposium Track Sessions are included when you register for Symposium Day.
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