Symposium Agenda


Project Management Symposium

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Welcome
James Szot, Ph.D., Director of the University of Texas at Dallas Project Management Program, Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

8:15 am – 9:30 am

Keynote Presentation
Project Management from Consulting to Construction
Mike Wheeler, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Chief Procurement Officer, Fluor Corporation

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Coffee Break: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Track Room Presentations
Projects are Wicked
Michael Pace
JSOM 1.102

Project Management in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Chaitali Chheda
JSOM 1.107

Impact of GDPR on Project Planning
Neelov Kar & Subhro Mitra
JSOM 1.110

Leading Transformational Change: Winning the Hearts and Minds
James Fette
JSOM 1.117

Ways to Overcome Late Stage Scope Changes to Your Project
Chantel Bailey
JSOM 1.212

VUCA and Information Management – Are Ten Clocks Better Than One?
Rebecca Brady
JSOM 1.217

10:55 am – 11:55 am

Track Room Presentations
How Blockchain Projects are going to Alter Project Management Methodologies
Marv Williams
JSOM 1.102

Project Management: Changing the Way Cyber Security Works in an Organization
Bhavyatta Bhardwaj
JSOM 1.107

The Facilitating PMO: How to Implement Project Success across the Organization
Susan Hostetter & John Walsh
JSOM 1.110

Managing Resource Risk in an Uncertain World
Chris Vandersluis
JSOM 1.117

How Organizational Project Management (OPM) helped a Global Organization to Revamp a Business Unit
Conrado Morlan
JSOM 1.212

VUCA – What does your organization do about it?
Hung Huynh & Somanna Udiyanda
JSOM 1.217

11:55 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Track Room Presentations
Red Projects: Next Steps
Raymond Chin
JSOM 1.102

The Evolution of Customer Relationship Management (CRM), from the Rolodex to Augmented Information, Through Machine Learning
Lawrence Reid
JSOM 1.107

Secret Weapon to Success in Project Management that Can Solve the Uncertainty and Complexity in Every Project #storytelling#
Mei Lin
JSOM 1.110

Just Show Up
Wayne Bullard
JSOM 1.117

Why Should You Fund Value Streams Rather than Projects
Prakash Tuladhar
JSOM 1.212

Managing the move to Continuous Delivery
Bob Vandehey
JSOM 1.217

2:10 pm – 3:10 pm

Panel Discussions
Agile Incognito
JSOM 1.117
Reducing Complexity in Projects: Real World Issues and Practical Approaches
JSOM 1.212
Taming the Volatile Project
JSOM 1.217

3:10 pm – 3:25 pm

Coffee Break: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Keynote Presentation
N.A.K.E.D. Networking
Kari Mirabal, The Connection Coach

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Networking Reception
Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center



Wednesday, May 22, 2019

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Keynote Presentation
Legos and Mousetraps ‐ Avoiding Common PM Pitfalls
Stacey Cellier, Vice President, Project Management Operations, Solis Mammography

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Coffee Break: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

9:30 am – 10:45 am

Keynote Presentation
Riding the Rails to Success
Travis Kelly, Vice President, External Affairs, Texas Central Partners, LLC

10:55 am – 11:55 am

Track Room Presentations
A VUCA‐Mindset and VUCA‐Model for Project Business Management in the 4th Industrial Revolution
Darrel Hubbard & Peter Rogers
JSOM 1.102

Six Fresh Eggs: A Half Dozen New Ideas for Managing Projects in a Rapidly Changing VUCA World
David Pells
JSOM 1.107

Leadership for a VUCA Project Management Environment
Dwight Davis
JSOM 1.110

Real‐Life PM Faux Pas [VUCA is My Life]
Zelda Jones
JSOM 1.117

We Can Work It Out . . . With a Little Help From My Friends
Rebecca Brady & Michael Borts
JSOM 1.212

Key Agile Metrics & Digital Transformation
Rohit Sinha
JSOM 1.217

11:55 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch: Davidson‐Gundy Alumni Center

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Keynote Presentation
Make Yourself Matter Building Trust
Carl Youngberg, Talent America

2:25 pm – 3:25 pm

Track Room Presentations
How to Make the Uncertain Certain: Finding Common Ground in an Uncertain Environment
Ed Haskin
JSOM 1.102

Moving from Waterfall to Agile/Scrum, Transformation, and Lessons Learned
David Carrier
JSOM 1.107

Simplicity – The Ultimate Sophistication
Aniruddha Rajendra
JSOM 1.110

Reduce VUCA with an Infusion of Culture
Neil Farquharson
JSOM 1.117

Lead with Confidence Succeeding with Business Initiatives
Dale Albrecht
JSOM 1.212

Make sure your project doesn’t sink. PM Lessons Learned from the Titanic
Ted Koval
JSOM 1.217

3:25 pm – 3:35 pm

Coffee Break: JSOM Atrium

3:35 pm – 4:35 pm

Panel Discussions
Cybersecurity Trends, Implications and Project Management
JSOM 1.107


Track Room Presentations
Bayesian Network‐based Framework for Large Project Risk Analysis
Subhro Mitra & Neelov Kar
JSOM 1.110

Leading though Changing Change – Managing Exponential Unknowns
Karen Salomon
JSOM 1.117

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