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IPM Day 2017

November 02, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Edward Jones
130 Edward Jones Blvd
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
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IPM Day is a worldwide recognition of the many project managers and project teams in every industry who contribute their time, energy, creativity, innovation, and countless hours to deliver products, services, or results from facilities to emergency and disaster recovery services in every city and community around the world.

The International Project Management Day is intended to encourage project managers through this key recognition event to demonstrate appreciation for the achievements of project managers and their teams.

This year, the PMI Metropolitan St. Louis Chapter will be hosting this event, assisted by Edward Jones.   An executive reception will be followed by the IPM open gathering featuring food, beverages and networking.

A highlight of the IPM Day Celebration is  the presentation of the annual Metro St. Louis PMI Chapter awards (Project of the Year and Project Manager of the Year).    

Agenda

5:30 P.M. General Gala & Executive Reception Begin

  • Food & Drinks
  • Networking
  • Sponsors

 

6:45 P.M. Welcome & Introductory Remarks

  • Joe Garritano, Senior Project Team Leader, Edward Jones
  • Nino Clarkin, General Partner, Edward Jones
  • Venus Patel, President, PMI Metro St. Louis Chapter

 

7:00 P.M. Panel Discussion: Transforming Your Teams to Modern Project Delivery Methods

  • Avni Acar, Agile Coach, Express Scripts
  • Anna Smith, IS PMO Department Leader, Edward Jones
  • David Hanes, Manager, Daugherty Business Solutions

 

7:30 P.M. Sponsor Recognition

IPM Day Proclamations

Project Manager of the Year Award Presentation

Project of the Year Award Presentation

8:15 P.M. IPM Day Closing Remarks

Networking

Panel Discussion

  

Panelists:

 

Transforming Your Teams to Modern Project Delivery Methods

Industry Panelists from four companies will be invited to talk about how they have transformed their teams and organizations from traditional project delivery methods to modern methods. They will discuss their challenges and how they overcame those. 

Avni Acar, Express Scripts

Agile Coach Avni, began his Agile journey as a Scrum Master in 2012 and has served as a change agent within Agile environments since then. He has studied, practiced, trained and embraced the Agile mindset and its practices for building well performing teams that deliver solutions with built-in quality rapidly while maximizing the client satisfaction and ROI. Currently he is mainly engaged with agile transformations for large companies and providing team, executive and enterprise level coaching to help with their Agile journey.

Avni has the PMP, SPC4, CSP, CSM, CSPO, SASM, and ITIL certifications.

Anna Smith, Edward Jones

 

 

 

Anna Smith joined Edward Jones in 1995 as an analyst in Information Systems.  She has spent the last 22 years as a Project and Program Leader executing efforts that deliver high quality business solutions to our branches and clients.  Currently she is a Department Leader in the IS Project Management Office with responsibility for project execution. She was involved in key firm initiatives such as Guided Solutions and DOL.

Prior to Edward Jones, Smith spent 14 years in IT with McDonnell Douglas and IBM in technical positions. 

Smith completed her undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Business at Fontbonne University and a Master's of Science in Management at Maryville University.  She also has a Project Management Professional certification and Series 7 license. 

Smith is a native of St. Louis and volunteers with Junior Achievement teaching children about money.

 

David Hanes, Daugherty Business Solutions

David Hanes is a Manager at Daugherty Business Solutions with 25 years of experience in a wide range of industries including banking, health care, and communications.  He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), certified Scrum Master and certified Scrum Professional. David is currently working on certification in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). 

David holds a Masters from Webster University in Information Technology Management where he graduated with honors.  David has served as a change agent in Agile transformations for both small and large organizations.  He currently is consulting at a top communications company as a Senior Project Manager & Scrum Master. 

 

Event = 1 PDU - Business & Strategy

 

Tickets

$15.00 IPM Day Ticket (PMIMSL Member)

$20.00 IPM Day Ticket (non-member)

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