Symposium 2018

Join us for NYC’s premier project management experience! Network and learn best practices at the 2018 PMINYC Symposium on April 20 & 21.

You can attend one or both days of the Symposium. Click on one of the following buttons to register:

This amazing annual two-day event offers professional development opportunities for everyone, from seasoned project managers to those just starting out. The Symposium attracts top project managers, as well as senior management. It’s where Leaders meet!

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Why attend? 

The PMI Symposium is the most important annual event for NYC project management professionals. Join over 200 project management leaders to share career best practices, network with peers, meet vendors and listen to speakers who both teach and inspire.

Friday Keynote Speakers



Michael Nir
Sapir Consulting USA



Milos Topic
Vice President & CIO
Saint Peter's University



Daniel Wakeman
Vice President & CTO
Educational Testing Services

Friday Track Speakers



Gene Gendel
Agile Coach, Trainer and Organizational Design Agent



Michael Milutis
Creator, Director: IT Metrics & Productivity Institute
Computer Aid, Inc.



Dave Williams
Senior VP, Information Technology
OceanFirst Bank

Saturday Workshop Leaders



Natalya Bah
Natalya H. Bah Consulting



Brent Hurley
Chief Problem Solver
Gira Solutions



*Ted Kallman
Enterprise Agile Coach
Unified Vision Group

*Also a Friday track speaker

Earn PDUs

Earn professional development units (PDUs) toward maintaining your PMI credentials!


Who attends?

Speakers will include some of the most respected professionals in project management and from a range of industries. The Symposium attracts New York’s top project managers, as well as senior management. It’s where leaders meet!

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Friday, April 20
Activity Start Time End Time
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking / Birds of a Feather 7:30 AM 8:30 AM
Welcome 8:30 AM 8:45 AM
Keynote Speaker: Milos Topic - "We are Managing Projects, but Who is Leading People?" 8:45 AM 10:15 AM
Break - Coffee - Networking 10:15 AM 10:30 AM
Track 1a: Michael Milutis - "Know Thyself: The Secrets to Total Engagement and Self-Actualization in the Workplace"
Track 1b Gene Gendel: "Agile Transformations: Treat Your Organization as a Sushi Roll"
10:30 AM 11:15 AM
Keynote Speaker: Michael Nir: "The Secrets of Silent Influence: Using Body Language to Persuade Others" 11:15 AM 12:45 PM
Lunch / Networking - Vendor Visits 12:45 PM 1:30 PM
Track 2a: Ted Kallman - "Increased Performance for any Project Via Flow"
Track 2b: Dave Williams - "World Trade Center Escape dovetailing Crisis Management and Disaster Recovery techniques")
1:30 PM 2:15 PM
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Wakeman - "Agile DevOps and the PMO" 2:15 PM 3:45 PM
Break - Networking
Grand Drawing for the Win-a-Dream-Vacation Giveaway
3:45 PM 4:30 PM
Bring it all together - End-of-Day Panel and Wrap-up 4:30 PM 5:30 PM

Saturday, April 21
Activity Start Time End Time
Registration / Continental Breakfast / Networking 7:30 AM 8:30 AM
Welcome 8:30 AM 8:45 AM
Workshop # 1 - Brent Hurley - "Agile Teams and the Transformation to Agility, What to Expect" 8:45 AM 10:15 AM
Break - Coffee - Networking 10:15 AM 10:30 AM
Workshop # 1 (continued) 10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Lunch / Networking 12:00 PM 12:30 PM
Birds of a Feather 12:30 PM 12:45 PM
Workshop # 2 - Ted Kallman - "Leading Without Authority" 12:45 PM 2:15 PM
Break - Coffee - Networking 2:15 PM 2:30 PM
Workshop # 3 - Natalya Bah - "Put a Ring on It: Increasing Project Team Member Engagement" 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
Bringing it all together - End-of-Day Wrap-up 4:00 PM 4:30 PM

Note: Schedule may be subject to change.