2018 Professional Development Day

September 22, 2018
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Ayrsley
1917 Ayrsley Town Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273


Join us on Saturday, September 22th as PMI-Metrolina's "PDD" returns better than ever. Our theme this year, "Partners in Progress," brings a focus to the human element of Project Management and the importance of the people and the team for successful outcomes!


Four Special Keynote Speakers:

Chris Elmore, Co-Founder of AvidxChange


JJ DiGeronimo, President of Tech Savvy Women


Dr. Nika White, President & CEO at Nika White Consulting, LLC


John Martin, CEO & President at Young Black Leadership Alliance


Also presenting:

Thomas Friend, CSP, ACP, AHF, FLEX, CSM, PSM, ATP (Ash Elements LLC)Mike Mariano (Wells Fargo).; Roger Moore, PMP (Intelektra Technologies, Inc.); Jack Christine, A.A.E. (Charlotte Douglas International Airport); Felix Hernandez, CISM, PMP (Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta); Lee Richardson (CapTech Ventures); Michael Milutis (Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI); Rhonda Evans (RiMU Growth Professional); Gary DePaul, Ph.D., CPT (Gary DePaul Leadership Consulting); Rich Sauser, CISSP, CISA, CPA, PMP (Wells Fargo); Richard Adams (Life & Business Coach); Paula Guilfoyle (Claim Leadership); Dr. Valerie Benney, DBA, PMP (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University); Dawn Nicole & DeMario Mcllwain (BrandDisco Technologies); Christopher P. Michel, PMP, CEM, MEP, NCEM (Duke Energy); Joan Hassler (Wells Fargo); Leslie Lowman (AvidxChange); Betsy Kauffman (Agile Pi, Inc.); Mike Ryan, CSM Ray Daines, PMP, CSM, CSSBB, PMI-ACP (Wells Fargo); Paula Lesso (Personal Journey Coaching)


Accompanying Five Learning Tracks:

  1. Strategic Thinking
  2. Leadership & Development
  3. Crisis Management
  4. Agile
  5. Innovation

All sessions will be recorded so that all attendees may watch the sessions online following the event. In addition to the 7 PDUs you earn on the day of the event, you can earn up to 16 additional PDUs by watching the remaining sessions online! 

If you will not be able to attend in person, you can attend virtually.

Register now as space is limited. More information to come soon regarding speakers and sponsors!!

Breakfast Menu: Continental Breakfast with Bagels, Fruit, Pastries, Juice, Tea, and Coffee. 

Lunch Menu Options: Cantina Salad, Chicken Fajitas, Beef Tacos, Salad Bar, Fruit Bar, Churros.

**Attendees with special dietary restrictions, please email vpprofessionaldevelopment@pmi-metrolina.com **
























$139.00 Member Registration - Virtual

$139.00 Member Registration - Full Day

$165.00 Guest Registration - Full Day

$165.00 Guest Registration - Virtual

$75.00 Student Registration