This page contains materials from presenters of past events.  We make them available on the site so that past attendees can refer back to the events they previously attended  and are able to download copies of the speaker's presentations, or to verify the details of the program  to claim PDU credits  in order to maintain their certifications.

Additionally, leaving event information on the website make it easy for new visitors to research new events to attend and see if the topics, schedule and locations match their interests. 

February 16 WMPMI Chapter Breakfast Meeting - Paul Nowak, PMP of Butterball Farms talked about the wide availability of high-speed Internet, how many business functions are moving to the cloud. Project management tools are no exception, and several Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions exist.  This presentation gave an overview of 4 of the most commonly encountered online project management tools: Asana, Basecamp, Trello, and Wrike.  A short live demonstration showed what unique features and interfaces are offered by each of these services.  Here is a link to his one page document.

February 12 WMPMI Chapter Dinner Meeting Mike Callahan discussed how to take control of your career - become the Tiger in the office.  We learned to help ourself be better able to rediscover buried career goals and take positive action in the pursuit of career.  Use the Tiger Career Plan Template here.

February 9 WMPMI Chapter Lunch Meeting - Speaker Joseph Smith, PMP of Varian Medical Systems shared his very recent experience of earning his PMP. He described his experience: what worked, what didn't, what it was like to take the test, and what life is like for him as a newly minted PMP.

For complete 2017 Year in Review please click here

 December 2017 

Breakfast Presentation 
Robert Berlin Leadership style applied by a Project Manager

Lunch Presentation 
Joy Ducey Miller Taking a Blended Approach to PM


November 2017 

Breakfast Presentation 
Lieutenant Colonel Jay Richards Applying Financial Analysis to Risk Management

Lunch Presentation 
Sergeant Major Royce Coffee Stress and the Project Team

Dinner Presentation 

Kevin Casey - Leadership

Steve Van Horn  What is Your Sponsor Thinking?


 October 2017 

Breakfast Meeting Presentation
 Des Nelson Viewing Projects Through a New Pair of Glasses

Lunch Meeting Presentation
 Gabrielle Haskins - Leadership...Woman Style


 September 2017 

Lunch Meeting Summary

Jill Arehart - Project Management - Labor Market Trends

August 2017

     Breakfast Meeting Presentation

      Jim Donovan, PMP - Project Scheduling with Microsoft Project

Lunch Meeting Summary

Matt Boon, PMP, CSM -  Yes, Keep on Changing

July 2017

Lunch Meeting Presentation Slide Deck

Lunch Meeting Handout

Kelly Talsma, PMP MSPM - Decisions, Decisions, Decisions


Breakfast Meeting Presentation Slide Deck

 Ken Soper MA, MDiv; MCC, NCC / NCCC - How to Find Work and Stay Employable


May 2017

Breakfast Meeting

David Dahl, PMP - Words to Live By

April 2017

Breakfast Meeting

      Jeff Kissinger, PMP - Project Prioritization Made Easy - Keep It At the Top

March 2017

Breakfast Meeting

Jay Keller - How to Integrate the PMO process within the Agile Process

 Dinner Meeting

Mike Krause - Benefits Realization PowerPoint Presentation

Mike Krause - Benefits Realization Excel Template 

Amy Flick / Dan McGraw - "Getting Real" with the PMI Talent Triagle

February 2017 

Dinner Meeting

       Marni Vyn - Resumes & LinkedIn: The Basics

January 2017

Dinner Meeting

Nora BuchardStrengths

Dave MaynardMaking Project Risk Management Work 

November 2016

Dinner Meeting

Brad MaloneThe Challenges Facing PMOs