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PMI OVOC 2015 Symposium: Save the Date!

This year's Symposium/Workshops will be held at the Ottawa Conference & Event Centre, Oct. 13-15, 2015.

Once again we will have:
• Inspiring keynote speakers
• A program filled with over a dozen professional speakers
• Up to 20 registered PDUs for certified PMPs
• Delicious buffet style meals and coffee breaks
• Networking with fellow project managers and PMI OVOC members
• Various door prizes and gift bags

Note: The Call for Speakers will be released by the end of February.
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 Upcoming Events

Event Date More Information

PMI OVOC Lunch Seminar

TOPIC: "The Governance of Major Public Infrastructure Projects in Quebec"
SPEAKER: Maude Brunet
Feb 18, 2015
Details

PMI OVOC Kingston Seminar

TOPIC: "Scope, Resources, Schedule — Does Anything Else Matter?"
SPEAKER: Peter Stokes
Feb 19, 2015
Details

PMI OVOC Saturday Seminar

TOPIC: "Practical Steps for Overcoming Networking Inertia"
SPEAKER: Kevin Schaffer
Feb 21, 2015
Details

PMI OVOC March 5-Day PMP Prep

Mar 9 – Mar 13, 2015
Details



PMI OVOC Saturday Morning Seminar News

We now have speakers for March 28, 2015 (two), April 25, and May 23. Watch the website for details.
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PMI OVOC Lunch Seminar — Feb. 18, 2015: 'The Governance of Major Public Infrastructure Projects in Quebec'

Last chance to register!

Join our Presenter, Maude Brunet, who will speak to the management of large public infrastructure projects and how it is an important issue in Quebec.

Maude has almost 10 years of experience in project management. She is a doctoral student specializing in Project Management. The specific focus of her research is studying the Quebec (Canada) governance framework for major public infrastructure projects, how it has developed over time and how it is applied for managing projects into practice.

Click here to Learn More/Register.

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PMI OVOC Kingston Seminar: Feb. 19, 2015: 'Scope, Resources, Schedule — Does Anything Else Matter?'

Free Seminar! Join presenter, Peter Stokes, whose presentation will describe some lessons learned while managing the Embedded Systems Canada (emSYSCAN) project, a successful, multi-year, $50 million research infrastructure project currently underway involving multiple stakeholders in 37 universities across Canada.

Peter is Director, CFI Projects at CMC Microsystems. His current role is project manager of the $50M Embedded Systems Canada project, emSYSCAN, a nation-wide initiative that provides platform-based microsystems design and prototyping environments for multidisciplinary research.

Click here to Learn More/Register

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PMI OVOC continually works to enhance existing programs and build new ones for the benefit of our members. We are fortunate to have many capable and motivated members supporting the chapter as volunteers. There are many exciting opportunities to contribute and we welcome you to join our team to take an active role in supporting our mission to promote project management.

For a detailed list of our volunteer opportunities, click here.

To learn more about the PMI OVOC Volunteer Program, click here.

If you are interested in these opportunities, you can contact volunteer@pmiovoc.org.

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