Thursday, September 14th  (all times CST)


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Keynote — Opening: Anne Bonney Ignite Your Team: Fired Up to Follow Leadership

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

·        Janice Litvin (Power Skills) Banish Burnout: Move from Stress to Success

·        Julie Kowalski (Business Acumen) Challenge the status quo, apply new ways of thinking, working and acting to achieve elevated success

·        Ways of Working: Kristian Bainey Supercharge your Project Management Skills with ChatGPT Practical Prompts: A Guide for Project Managers

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm


3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

·        Anupama Kinatukara (Power Skills) Relational Shift: Pleasing People to Challenging People

·        David Barrett (Business Acumen) Creating a Strategic Mindset

·        April Callis-Birchmeier (Ways of Working) Get READY for Rapid Change!

4:15 – 4:30 pm


4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

·        Neil Magsombol (Power Skills) Becoming a personal of influence

·        Jurjit Toor (Business Acumen) Inquisitive Minds Win

·        Kevin Sutherland (Ways of Working) Unlocking Agility from Within a Bureaucracy


Local chapters are holding different events throughout PDD

Friday, September 15th  (all times CST)


8:00 am – 9:00 am

·        Spencer Horn (Power Skills) Flexible Authenticity

·        Sinikka Waugh (Business Acumen) Aligning your Project with Your Organization’s Strategic Goals

·        Saby Waraich (Ways of Working) Have you ever jumped from an airplane? Journey of delivering a complex project

9:00 am – 9:15 am


9:15 am – 10:15 am

·        Alyssa Cox (Power Skills) Amplifying your Influence

·        Steven Haines (Business Acumen) Build Your Business Acumen to Help you Thrive in Your Career and to Help Your Company Succeed

·        Neil Magsombol (Ways of Working) Customer Journey Mapping

10:15 am – 10:30 am


10: 30 am – 11:30 am

·        Sonal Sheth Zawahri (Power Skills) Smarter Together: How Emotional Intelligence Fosters Diverse Workspaces

·        Keith Kmett (Business Acumen) The Art and Science of Storytelling

·        Chris Craft (Ways of Working) Sensus Plenior: A Revolution in Business Wisdom 

11:30 am – 12:00 pm


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Keynote — Closing: Jenn Donahue Becoming the Warrior