PMI Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter

Past PMI-CTT Presidents Panel (September 29th)

Past PMI-CTT Presidents Panel (September 29th)

Please join us on Tuesday September 29th for a virtual panel with some of PMI-CTT’s past Presidents. During this session, the impact of COVID-19 on the project management field will be discussed as well as the ‘new normal’ for the industry. The past presidents will reflect on similar experiences they encountered during their presidential period including during the 2008 recession.

The session will be moderated by PMI-CTT’s current President, Diogo Magalhaes, and will include opportunities for participants to comment and ask questions.


PMI-CTT Members:  $5.00 (Please login before you register)  Non-members: $7.00

Attain PDUs: Leadership: 1 PDU, Technical : 0.5 PDU


A link to the virtual event will be provided in advance of the meeting. Registration will close at 5 pm on September 29th. Please email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Event Properties

Event Date 09-29-2020
Event End Date 09-29-2020
Registration Start Date 09-01-2020
Cut off date 09-29-2020
Individual Price 5$ for PMI-CTT Members
Location Virtual Event


6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Virtual Room Open

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Welcome and Introductions

6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Moderated Panel Session

7:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Questions and Answers


Dale Van-Looyen

Dale Van-Looyen is an impassioned People, Program and Project Leader dedicated to assisting organizations in mobilizing their teams to deliver outstanding solutions and long-term value to their customers, supported by appropriate organizational change measures and technology tools. A diverse 25+ years of successful transformation, operations and strategic program leadership has led Dale to build a unique professional services network which allows her clients to leverage robust, cross industry expertise through an adaptive services model that aligns with today’s emphasis on organizational and project agility.

Marc Blanchette

Marc Blanchette is Sr. Manager, Global Program Management at IBM Watson Health. He is also Past President for PMI Toronto Chapter and currently handling the membership portfolio after having served 2 years as President, Marc also serves on the Board of Advisors for Project World and was previously President for 5 years with PMI Canada’s Technology Triangle (CTT). Marc is a persuasive communicator, fluent in English and French, a resourceful and innovative leader who is skilled in engaging, developing and motivating team members, mentoring volunteers and providing an inclusive environment for all stakeholders in both his career and volunteer roles.

Ian Adare

Ian Adare is a Professional Engineer and PMP certified with approximately 20+ years of experience spanning a variety of industries from Automotive to Health Care. He is currently working as a program manager at D2L and as a part time instructor of Project Manager at Conestoga College. Ian has been a guest speaker for various organizations including Wilfrid Laurier, the City of Guelph, and PMI-CTT. In his spare minutes, Ian is an avid photographer.

Moderator: Diogo Magalhaes

Diogo Magalhaes is a Project Management enthusiast with more than 19 years of experience in the Technology, Education and Government fields. He discovered his passion for Project Management when he started leading software development teams in Brazil. He has been involved with PMI for many years in Brazil through PMI-MG (Minas Gerais - Brazil Chapter) and since 2011 with PMI-CTT (Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter) where he is the current president. Diogo holds a degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Project Management and currently works with the City of Kitchener in Ontario, Canada leading Enterprise Projects in the Technology Innovation and Services Division.

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