Central Mississippi Chapter Professional Development Day

    Central Mississippi Chapter Professional Development Day

    “Project Management Builds Community”

    When: Friday, September 21, 2018.  Registration begins at 7:30 and sessions begin at 8:00 ending at 4:45, followed by a networking reception (see details below).

    Where: The Manship Wood-fired Kitchen, 1300 North State Street, located in The Belhaven district in Jackson.  Covered parking garage with Security provided by the Baptist Hospital.

    Online Registration: Early Bird rate of $149.00 extended through Monday, September 10, ending at midnight. Regular rate of $159 is available until the morning of the event.  Day of registration may be open depending on availability of space.

    Schedule for Event Day: Registration begins at 7:00 with a continental breakfast, juice, and coffee provided. The program begins at 8:00 and end at 4:45. Lunch and snacks are provided throughout the day.

    You are invited to a networking reception, immediately following the last panel, to mingle with students from the Mississippi Coding Academy!

    This is an opportunity for the students to talk with you about your profession, and to ask questions about real-life work situations and practices.  Please plan to join us! 

    This reception will include complimentary hors-d'oeuvre, along with a cash bar.

    Total PDUs Available: Eight (8)

    This is our Chapter’s largest event of the year and you don't want to miss it!  It will be an exciting day with dynamic speakers and sessions focusing on projects that impact key aspects of our community: education, health, public utilities, charity, culture, economic development, government, public/private partnerships, and business, along with a session on technical project management skills.

    We have an exciting and diverse group of presenters this year, and we welcome their experience and knowledge as we grow together, expanding the influence of project management in our communities. 

    Speakers and topics include:

    • The Story of a Successful Project: The Two Mississippi Museums
    • The Changing Landscape of Project Management, Will Duckworth, Certified Scrum Master
    • A Powerful Project, Moon Mullin, Entergy
    • Revitalizing Northpark Mall, Christy Campbell, Marketing and Business Development Manager, Northpark
    • Data Modelling and Mapping, Gary Hennington, The Geospatial Group
    • “Better Together” Project: Jackson Public Schools
    • Managing Resources, Charlie Case, Core Technology
    • Meeting Stakeholder Expectations: Online Business Registration and Reporting, Thomas Riley, Mississippi Secretary of State's Office


    More speakers coming soon!