Call for Nominations: PMI-DVC Board of Director Positions
The PMI-DVC Nomination and Election Committee, as appointed by the PMI-DVC Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2020-2021 PMI-DVC Board of Director Positions are being accepted now through Thursday, July 25, 2019; nominations must be received by midnight, ET.
This is an opportunity for PMI-DVC members to state an interest in leading the Chapter by self-nominating, or to nominate a fellow PMI-DVC member they feel would serve well as a leader in the organization.
Term: The term of office is two calendar years beginning January 1, 2020 and applicable through December 31, 2021. Potential candidates should be aware that participation in the PMI-DVC Board of Directors is expected to require a commitment of an average of 15 hours per month in addition attendance at events to represent the Board.
Positions: All elected positions are considered Director At Large and this year there are five (5) open positions, After the election, functional roles are determined by The Board. Positions that are open next year are:
Nominations: The requirements for nominations are provided on the Nomination Form;
Information regarding PMI-DVC Bylaws can be found here
PMI-DVC Nominating and Election Committee
Thank a Veteran for their Service
The PMI-DVC, Managing Life's Projects Program, has partnered with The Veterans Group (TVG) to support their mission through the application of project management skills and knowledge. Link: http://www.theveteransgroup.org/
The Veterans Group is a registered non-profit organization operating two homes in the University City section of Philadelphia. Their mission is to empower Veterans in need to achieve success in civilian society. TVG accomplishes this by providing safe and secure housing, nutritious meals, and a variety of programs and services in a community of support and care.
Please bring a donation to the September, October, and December PMI-DVC Dinner Meetings.
EASY GRAB & GO SNACK ITEMS
Variety of individually wrapped, non-perishable, snack items, such as, granola bars, small boxes of raisins, goldfish, chips, cookies, jerky, popcorn, trail mix, nuts, sunflower seeds, crackers, fruit snacks, etc.
CASH DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DINNER MEETINGS
Make a Donation! Make A Difference!
Our PMI-DVC Fall Professional Development Day is coming up in November
The focus will be on strategically integrating Agile and the PMBOK.
Check the event listing for details.
Are Project Managers Ready for an AI Takeover?
When: Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: The Dupont Country Club, Wilmington, DE
Credit: 2 Technical PDUs
The disruptive forces of Artificial Intelligence (aka AI) are bearing down on project managers. Today, machines are able to analyze larger data sets and adapt faster than humans could ever imagine. In this general forum, we'll discuss how AI is changing the profession and what project managers can do to position themselves for success.
o Why AI is a game changer and what project managers can expect
o What you can do right now to prepare for the changes that are coming
o How not to get left behind
AI IN FINANCIAL SERVICES
The financial services industry is being impacted by advances in technology. In this private session, we'll discuss what this means to your organization and generate ideas from a robotic perspective.
o How to think about AI technologies
o What you need to plan for in the future
o How to integrate technology
Oliver Yarbrough, PMP®, is an author, speaker, trainer, and leading expert in project management, PMP® Exam Prep, and growth strategies to raise competitiveness. He combines” hands-on”, real world experience with project management fundamentals. Oliver offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences to act with a captivating, entertaining and down-to-earth style.
Mr. Yarbrough holds a Master’s degree from Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (MBA program ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship for 26 consecutive years byU.S. News & World Report). His professional career includes positions with Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.
He is a former Board Member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) – Government Technology Society, as well as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) – Atlanta Chapter. Additionally, he has been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "People on the Move."
Currently, he is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and he has spoken at the following PMI Events:
- PMI Bahrain
- PMI Kentuckiana
- IndyProjectCon 2018
- PMI Talent & Technology Symposium 2018
5:30 pm Networking and Cocktails
6:15 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Chapter Announcements and speaker presentation
8:15 pm Raffle and close
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