Project Management Institute - Alaska Chapter
Deric Counter, President 2009
Spring is in the air!
We are quickly approaching our final Chapter
meeting for the spring on May 13, 2009. We have a
great surprise in store for our final speaker prior to
summer break. The Chapter activities will continue
over the summer with exception of dinners which,
will begin again on September 9th, 2009.
May 13th Speaker – Roger Hull
Widely known by project managers in the
community and a favorite speaker amongst those
that have seen him present in the UAA MSPM
courses. Will be presenting Program and Portfolio
Management at the dinner presentation in May.
Please RSVP early as we have a maximum capacity
of 60 people at the Petroleum Club.
Training & Education
Part of our mission statement is promoting project
management through education and we are
planning on hitting a home run this year.
· August 27th & August 28th we have a “Power,
Influence and Politics in Project Management”
seminar presented by Vijay K. Verma, PMP, MBA,
P.Eng, an internationally known consultant, speaker,
trainer and author. (Early Bird Registration ends
· PMP Prep Course is slated for Fall 2009
· Increase in Scholarships and a new application this
year is already online.
Region 1 Conference - Anchorage, May 2010
Next year our Chapter will be hosting the first
Region 1 conference. This event is usually attended
by elected Presidents and Board members of the 15
Chapters in the Region 1 geographic location. We
also have the opportunity to bring members from
within the Chapter to the event. We are seeking
volunteers to help the Region 1 Conference
Committee as well attend the event.
Help your Chapter
We have several major events happening this fall as
well in 2010 and need some help planning them. If
you want to help your Chapter provide a better
event, please don’t hesitate to step up and volunteer.
As all good project managers know planning well in