PMI Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter

PMI Canada's Technology Triangle Chapter

2013 Symposium - "P3M: Tracks to Success"


P3M: Tracks to Success

We are delighted to announce a Referral Program in which you can qualify for 10% (or more!) off your registration fee AND be entered into a draw to win a Q10 with accessories!


Whether you are a budding project manager, an experienced Project Manager with a career goal of Program or Portfolio Management, or a seasoned Portfolio Manager, we have something for you! This year’s Symposium embraces many levels of the project management profession and will offer relevant, insightful speakers and workshops. Learn techniques, tools and new ways of thinking about current work challenges/opportunities that will allow you to excel in your role and keep you on track to a successful career.





  • Morning workshop sessions (choose 1):
    • Uri Galimidi, Founder and Coach at Will to Change, will use a case-study format to explore key reasons for project failure and how to avoid these occurrences when working with Executive sponsors. (Download Presentation)
    • Mike Edwards, Program Manager - Contract at Sun Life Financial and Lean/Agile Coach at LeanIntuit, will provide insights and expertise on using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies together. (Download Presentation)
    • Gerry Call, President and Senior Training Consultant for GCA Consulting and Training Ltd., will lead PMs in enhancing and practising effective delegation techniques. (Download Presentation)
    • Shelley Aubry, Engagement Consultant at CSA Consulting, will share her expertise on conducting effective conversations, whether in a tension-packed situation or with key project stakeholders. (permission to post presentation not granted)
  • Afternoon Breakout sessions (choose 1):
    • Sandro Buffone, IT Projects Mentor and leader in the setup and implementation of Sheridan College’s PMO, will be exploring the "Softer Side" of Project Management and focusing on one of the most important success factors in executing projects in our modern and overly-connected world. (Download Presentation)
    • George Jucan, leading the Canadian Committee at International Organization of Standardization (ISO) for the establishment of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management family of standards, will discuss how stakeholders are the ultimate key to project success. (Download Presentation)
    • Martin Hynd, Seasoned manager with 40 years of experience in series of positions in product design, program and engineering operations management, with Unisys (Burroughs), NCR and Teledyne-DALSA, will be imparting his knowledge regarding the move from an individual contributor to project leader. (Download Presentation)
    • Chris Benninger, managing director at Process Impact Inc, will provide insight on how to gain efficiencies by eliminating non-value add work. (Download Presentation)

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(it has everything: speaker schedules, rooms, and bathroom breaks!)




  • Earn 6 PDUs at an affordable price
  • Get inspired, get motivated and get going!
  • Learn how to excel in the present and hear what it takes to reach the next level
  • Apply innovative knowledge to your projects, programs and portfolios and get results
  • Network with over 200 of your peers and industry experts



For inquiries on the Symposium program, registration or sponsorship opportunities, please contact: symposium



Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Start Time:

8:00 AM

End Time:

5:00 PM


St. George Hall,             wc logo

665 King Street North, 

Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4G8 

Member Fees:

CAD 375.00

Non-Member Fees:

CAD 475.00

Early Bird Discount:

CAD 100.00

Early Bird End Date:

October 11, 2013 at 11:55 PM