ELEVATE! 2017

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NEW Format, A NEW Conference

Manitoba’s Premier Project Management Conference will be held on March 23 & 24, 2017 at Polo Park Canad Inns Destination Center. This event holds a great opportunity for Project Managers to ramp up their skills while gaining much needed PDU’s in a professional environment. This year's conference features 10 Speakers, 38 Sessions, 6 Keynotes and 1 Network Event. 

 

 
Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park - 1405 St. Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB

Group Discounts Available for Groups of 10 or more.  Contact us here to arrange Special Invoicing.

 

 

Schedule

ELEVATELABS PPM WORKS

For information on Speakers, Schedule and other important information: https://guidebook.com/guide/82535/

    LEADERSHIP TRACKS
    TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRACKS
    STRATEGIC AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TRACKS
    ELEVATE! LABS:  HANDS-ON LAB
    KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  March 23, 2017
7:30-8:15 BREAKFAST AND SIGN-IN
8:15-9:00 KEYNOTE: Patrick Girard
Keynote: Are you speaking Klingon to your Business Stakeholders?
9:15-10:15   Steven Armstrong
Motivating People Effectively, Without Authority
Pat Hirst
Learning to Listen: Listening to Learn
Bill Fournet
Silent Assassins: A Case Study Into Assumptions Management Failure
John Canfield
Strategic Thinking
Gord Gibben
Leadership Skills: Becoming a More Effective Team Leader
Scott Clausen
LAB #1: Increase Productivity Project Online
10:30-11:30   Steven Armstrong
Stakeholder Management
John Canfield
 Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict - Managing Options
Patrick Girard
PRINCE2 Agile: connected to the organization governance framework
Bill Fournet
Building The Vision: How “Bold” Projects Are Changing The World
Gord Gibben
Team Development: Building High Performance Teams
   Scott Clausen
LAB #2: Resource and Capacity Planning
 
11:30-12:15 LUNCH
12:15-1:00 KEYNOTE: Stephanie Staples
Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work Life
1:15-2:15   Steven Armstrong
Managing your #1 Stakeholder - Your Boss
John Canfield
Artificial Harmony
Patrick Girard
PRINCE2 Agile: connected to the organization governance framework
Bill Fournet
PM: The Next Generation
Gord Gibben
Influence Without Authority: Using Your Personal Power to Get What You Need from Others
    Scott Clausen
LAB #3: Portfolio Management Made Easy
 
2:30-3:30   Steven Armstrong
Are you Courageous at Work?
Pat Hirst
Straight Talk: Communication Strategies for Leaders
Bill Fournet
How to Stop Herding Cats: Leading Project Teams through the Chaos
John Canfield
Leading Strategic Initiatives
Gord Gibben
Stakeholder Management: Identifying Stakeholders and Managing Their Expectations
    Scott Clausen
LAB #4: Create Your Own Portfolio Dashboard
 
3:45-4:30 KEYNOTE: Steven Armstrong
You can’t lead from behind – what I learned in combat about leadership, people, and profit.
4:30-6:00 NETWORK EVENT
Tavern United
  March 24, 2017
7:30-8:15 BREAKFAST AND SIGN-IN
8:15-9:00 KEYNOTE: John Canfield
Practical Use of Dr. Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats
9:15-10:15   Rick Brenner
Strategies for Leading Teams in Hard Times
John Canfield
Process Improvement
Gord Gibben
Change Management: Effective Techniques to Keep Your Project Under Control
Bill Fournet
Stop Wasting Time: How to Hold More Effective Meetings
   Jack Duggal
How to Develop Change-Intelligence? A Crucial Skill for Next Generation Project Managers
   Scott Clausen
LAB #1: Increase Productivity Project Online
10:30-11:30   Rick Brenner
Influencing Outcomes Without Authority
Pat Hirst
Picking Your Fights: Conflict Resolution Skills for Leaders
Gord Gibben
Conflict Resolution: Applying Collaborative Techniques to Reach “Win-Win” Solutions
John Canfield
Scenario Planning
   Scott Clausen
LAB #2: Resource and Capacity Planning
 
11:30-12:15 LUNCH
12:15-1:00 KEYNOTE: Jack Duggal
How to Change the World with Project Management?
1:15-2:15   Rick Brenner
Conflict Resolution Skills for Leaders
John Canfield
Creative Thinking Skills
Gord Gibben
Problem Solving and Decision Making: Getting to the Root Cause and Making Better Team Decisions
Bill Fournet
Strategic Thinking for Today’s Project Managers
   Jack Duggal
Next Generation MarCom – Marketing & Communication Skills for PMs
      Scott Clausen
LAB #3: Portfolio Management Made Easy
 
2:30-3:30   Gord Gibben
Communication Skills for Managers: Improving Your Oral and Written Communications
Pat Hirst
Essentials of Leadership: From Project Manager to Leader
Rick Brenner
Changing How We Change: The Essence of Agility
John Canfield
Strategic Planning
   Scott Clausen
LAB #4: Create Your Own Portfolio Dashboard
 
3:45-4:30 ENDNOTE: Bill Fournet
It’s Not Trivia(l)! Critical Concepts No PM Should Overlook

 

Fees

  Fee GST (5%) Total
PMI Manitoba Members
1 Day $495.00 $24.75 $519.75
2 Days $990.00 $49.50 $1039.50
       
Non-Members - Save with a PMI Manitoba Membership! Find out more here..
1 Day $618.75 $30.94

$649.69

2 Days $1237.50 $61.88 $1299.38

 

Registration & Fee Information:

  • All registration is online. Payment for individual registrations is made by credit card or PayPal. You will receive a confirmation and receipt by email. Note: Once you confirm your registration online and receive your email receipt you are considered registered.
  • No refunds given for no shows. Substitutions are accepted if the subsitution falls within the same fee structure.

Group Registration:

 

Sponsors

ELEVATE!2017 would like to acknowledge the following sponsors

 

GOLD SPONSORS

 

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SILVER SPONSORS

 

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 If you are interested in sponsoring ELEVATE! 2017 please contact conference@pmimanitoba.org

 

Event Properties

Event Date 03-23-2017 7:00 am
Event End Date 03-24-2017 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date 12-07-2016
Cut off date 03-22-2017 8:00 pm
Location
CanadInns Polo Park
1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5, Canada
CanadInns Polo Park
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