Meeting Schedule Archive 2008 - 2017

2017 Monthly Meetings

Date Location​ Topic​ Speaker
December 2017No Meeting ScheduledN/AN/A
November 14, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExEffective and Engaged EmployeesLisa Hammer and David Newman, Leadership Techniques, LLC
October 10, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExThoughts on Agile, Hybrid Projects and Risk ManagementMark Tolbert, Best Practices Team, LLC
September 12, 2017Meeting CancelledOffice 365Jeff Erickson, NIH, CIT
August 2017No Meeting ScheduledN/AN/A
July 2017No Meeting ScheduledN/AN/A
June 13, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExFrom the desk of a PMO Manager: Finding Harmony in CollaborationBrittany Miller, NETE Solutions
May 9, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExEstablishing a CIO Level PMO:  A Case Study of Experiences at NIGMSKenneth Bergman, Director at NETE Solutions
April 2017No Meeting ScheduledN/AN/A
March 14, 2017 Meeting CancelledConflict Management and ResolutionGloria Allen-Sims, PMP, ITILv3, CSM, GLO Solutions Inc
February 14, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExSecurity Chris Todd, NIH Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Angela Davis, NIH Deputy CISO
January 10, 2017Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebExDynamic Risk Management Lisa Hammer and David Newman; Principals, Leadership Techniques, LLC


 

2016 Monthly Meetings​

Date Location Topic Speaker
November 29, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebEx Improving Project Management Communication Dr. William Brantley, PMP, CIP, HRIP, Security+, CSM, IPMA-HR SCP, SPHR, EMCDSA; Global Intellectual Property Academy, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
October 11, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & WebEx Emotional Intelligence: It’s not an Oxymoron! It’s a Project Management Tool Susan Schwartz, PMP, The River Birch Group
September 13, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Agile at eRA (eRA – electronic Research Administration) Patti Gaines, NIH/OD; Director, Division of Information Technology, Office of Research Information Systems, eRA
July 12, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect FITARA - What does an NIH PM need to know? (FITARA - Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act) Stacy Charland, NIH OCIO (OCIO - Office of the Chief Information Officer)
June 14, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Enabling a government agency to be successful in delivering major programs & IT modernization initiatives Richard Spires, CEO, Learning Tree; former CIO, IRS & DHS
May 10, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Make or Break Your Career: Risk Management Jeffrey S. Nielsen, PgMP®, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, PMI-RMP®, CSM, MSCIS; Senior Instructor and PM Trainer, RMC Learning Solutions
April 12, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Modern Application Development Christina Fisher, Appian Corporation
March 8, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Topic 1: Efforts to support Organizational Change Management at NIH ​
Topic 2: Overview of FAC-P/PM certification &  HHS sponsored training program
Topic 1: Sandra Scarbrough,
NIH/OD/OM (OD- Office of the Director; OM – Office of Management)
Topic 2: Carmen Cheng,
NIH/OD/OCIO (Office of the CIO)
February 16, 2016 Meeting Cancelled Topic 1: Efforts to support Organizational Change Management at NIH
Topic 2: Overview of FAC-P/PM certification &  HHS sponsored training program
Topic 1: Sandra Scarbrough, 
NIH/OD/OM (OD- Office of the Director; OM – Office of Management)
Topic 2: Carmen Cheng,
NIH/OD/OCIO (Office of the CIO)
January 19, 2016 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect Stakeholder Management - The Right Information to the Right People at the Right Time Lisa Hammer and David Newman,
Leadership Techniques, LLC.


2015 Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held from 11 a.m. to noon unless otherwise stated.

Date Location Topic Speaker
November 17, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect The DevOps Effect Donna Knapp,
ITSM Academy.
October 13, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect How to Double Project Speed in 2 Months or Less Michael Hannan,
Fortezza Consulting, LLC.
September 8, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 & Adobe Connect InPowered ™ Project Manager Sheila Savar,
The Savar Institute, LLC.
July 21, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Project Management vs. Change Management – Which should lead? Jon Weinstein, PMP;
President, Line of Sight, LLC.
May 12, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Agile, Hybrid Projects and Risk Mark Tolbert,
Best Practices Team, LLC
April 14, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Technology Sandbox: Seeking Out Innovative Technology Use at NIH Ben Hope, NIH/ORS
March 10, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Integration Management: Project Management Principles for Shared Service Implementations Dan Rubenstein,
Chevo Consulting, LLC
February 17, 2015 Meeting Cancelled InPowered PMP Sheila Savar,
The Savar Institute
January 13, 2015 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Unified Communication and Collaboration Capabilities for NIH Todd Cox, NIH/CIT

2014 Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held from 11 a.m. to noon unless otherwise stated.

Date Location Topic Speaker
November 18, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Change Management Geoffrey Marsh, NIH CIT
October 14, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 An Overview of Earned Value Management (EVM): Using EVM to Track Progress Steven Edwards, 
Edwards Project Solutions
September 9, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Seeing through the clouds: A PM primer on cloud computing and security Mark Silverman, NIH OCIO
July 15, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Risk Management: Small Habits in Risk Planning That Drive Tremendous Project Value Erika Flora, 
Beyond20
June 10, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Core Value Alignment—The Key to Passionate Engagement and High-Performing Project Teams Carla Perez, 
OneAll Solutions, LLC
May 13, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Taking Agile to the Enterprise: A Disciplined, Hyper-Productive IT Portfolio Management Approach Michael Hannan, 
Fortezza Consulting, LLC
April 8, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 If we know how to be successful at managing projects, why is it so difficult? Scott Patton, 
Management Concepts
March 11, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 3 Keys to Better Stakeholder Management Dave Wakeman, 
Wakeman Consulting Group
February 11,  2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Budget Management (PERT method and establishing contingency) 
Lisa Hammer and David Newman, Leadership Techniques, LLC 
January 14, 2014 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Steps to Cultivating High-Performance Teams 
Ray Strackbein, 
Learning Tree International 

2014 Brown Bag Sessions

Date Location Topic Speaker
April 29, 2014 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Business Case Development 
ICs

2013 Monthly Meetings

Date Location Topic Speaker
September 10, 2013 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Agile at OPM: The USAJOBS Products Owner's Perspective 
Alesia Booth, U.S. Department of Treasury 
Richard Cheng, Excella Consulting 
July 9, 2013 Fernwood Bldg. Rm 3E02 Providing an Independent & Objective Assessment of Your Project Cynthia Maison, Maison Counseling, LLC.
June 11, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Project Scheduling and PMI Scheduling Professional Certification (PMI-SP) Christopher Talmont, Off Peak Training
May 14, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Improving PMOs with Enterprise Project Management: A case study from EPA Richard McKay, INDUS Corporation
April 9, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Project Planning and Reporting Kenneth Bergman, NETE Solutions
March 12, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Trust & Influence: What every PM should know Cate Gregory, Trusted Advisor Associates, LLC.
February 12, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 I Don't Have Time to Manage Requirements Elizabeth Larson, Watermark Learning
January 8, 2013 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Differences between Project Management and Product Management Hector Del Castillo, AIPMM

2013 Brown Bag Sessions

Date Location Topic Speaker
April 30, 2013 
Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Project/Portfolio Management Tools 
OHR, eRA, CIT, NINR

2012 Monthly Meetings

Date Location Topic Speaker
November 14, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Avoiding Common Project Management Pitfalls – A Guide for Super PMs Yvette Soliz Rivers, Cirdan Group
October 10, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 CIT/OCIO Pilot Implementation of HSPD-12: A PM’s Insights John Castilia, NIH/CIT/OCIO
September 9, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Will Agile Help My Organization Achieve Performance Excellence? Steve Ziegler, ICF International
August 8, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC: Too Much for Your Project? Peggy Joyner, Deloitte, CDC Contractor
July 11, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3D18 Cloud Computing Best Practices & Considerations for Project Managers Michael Lamoureux, Octo Consulting
June 13, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Effective Presentations Lisa Hammer and Dave Newman, Leadership Techniques, LLC.
May 9, 2012 No Meeting No Meeting No Meeting
April 11, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Natural Project Management – Interpreting Team Dynamics through Nature Joanne Aaronson, Life Transformations, LLC.
March 14, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Essential Skills for a Project Manager: Tips for Managing Time and Leading Teams through Change. Tina Taylor, Lifetime Leaders Inc.
February 8, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Managing Communications Through Generations At Work Valli Swerdlow, VALLI Associates
January 11, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Data Center Consolidation -What do the project managers need to know? Charlie Jones, NIH/OCIO

2012 Brown Bag Sessions

Date Location Topic Speaker
March 28, 2012 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Brown Bag Session - EPLC tailoring Ryan Kennedy, NIH\CC & Adam Porter, Contractor, NIH\NIA
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2011 Monthly Meetings

Date Location Topic Speaker
December 14, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Operational Analysis - What Does It Mean To The Project Manager? Stan Maoury, ICF International
November 9, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Analytics for a Smarter Government Jon Desenberg, The Performance Institute
October 18, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Information Security Updates for Project Managers Kathleen Coupe, NIH OCIO
September 14, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Agile Project Management Bill Gaiennie, Vice President, Davisbase Consulting
July 13, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Update on Enterprise Architecture Helen Schmitz, Chief IT Architect (Acting)
June 8, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Earned Value Management (EVM): A Practical Approach – Effective and Efficient Joseph Houser, VP, KM Systems Group
May 11, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Section 508 for Project Managers and Team Members Gary Morin, NIH/OCIO
April 13, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Integrating ITIL in the early phases of the Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) John Castilia, NIH/CIT
March 16, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Overview of new features in Microsoft Project Professional 2010 Rob Hirschmann, Projility Inc.; Devra Kudeviz, Microsoft Corporation; Phyllis Rienzo, Microsoft Corporation.
February 9, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Building a Non-mandatory Enterprise System – Key Factors for Success Elaine Ayres
January 12, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Troubled Projects -Identifying Early Warning Signs and Providing Project First Aid J. LeRoy Ward, ESI

2011 Brown Bag Sessions

Date Location Topic Speaker
October 26, 2011 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Brown Bag Session - EPLC training & implementation Open Discussion Forum

2010 Monthly Meetings

Date Location Topic Speaker
December 8, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Overview: Organizational Project Management Maturity Model, OPM3 Korinna Shaw and Marvin Hargrove, PMI
November 10, 2010 No Meeting No Meeting No Meeting
October 13, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 HHS’ Federal Acquisition Certification for Project and Program Managers (FAC-P/PM) Program: Now & Beyond Judith Button (HHS)
September 8, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 ITIL and Its Relationship to Project Management (CIT) Jack Castilia
August 11, 2010 No Meeting No Meeting No Meeting
July 14, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Analyzing Operations for the Learning Management System Kim Hill
June 9, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Business Process Modeling within the EPLC Process Angela Thomas
May 12, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC Stage Gate Reviews: A View From Both Sides Carmen Cheng, Danielle Kaczensky
April 14, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC & PM Support at NIDCR Peter Carothers, LCG Systems
March 10, 2010 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC for Non-Enterprise Systems Sue Houston, Clinical Center
February 10, 2010
(Postponed)
Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC Stage Gate Review Carmen Cheng, Danielle Kaczensky
January 12, 2010
(Postponed)
Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC and small systems Sue Houston, Clinical Center

2009 Monthly Meetings

Date Location Topic Speaker
December 9, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Presentation Skills Larry Tracy, Tracy Presentation Skills
November 19, 2009 LiveMeeting Agile Development & the EPLC at CDC  
October 14, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 FAC-P/PM Overview ESI International
September 9, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Performance Management and Obama Administration Jon Desenberg, Performance Institute
August 12, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Valerie Carter Project Management Institute
July 8, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02    
June 10, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Enterprise Architecture and PM Helen Schmidt, OD/OCIO
May 13, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Section 508 Gary Morin, OD/OCIO
April 8, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Integrating Information Security Dan Sands, OD
March 11, 2009 Natcher Bldg Rm C1/C2 Operational Analysis Framework Stan Maoury, ICF International
February 9, 2009 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Project Lessons Learned Danielle Kaczensky
January 14, 2009 Natcher Bldg Rm B Requirements Management Jose Lopez, NIGMS

2008 Brown Bag Sessions

Date Location Topic Speaker
November 19, 2008 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 EPLC Panel Discussion Jane Small, OD/OCIO
October 22, 2008 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Project Server William Hill,CIT/DNST
September 24, 2008 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 CPIC Scott Cory, Susan Murphy, OD/OCIO/ITPRO
July 23, 2008 Fernwood Bldg, Rm 3E02 Service Oriented Architecture Bill Jones
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