Keynote Speakers

Her Honour, The Honourable Janet Austin

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

Libby Davies

Former Member of Parliament of Vancouver East, Author

Darren Kahl

Vice President, Dam Site, Site C Clean Energy Project 

Dr. Eamonn O'Laocha

Principal Investigator for Douglas College's Applied Research and Education Initiative

Speakers

Dr. Adam Simpson, PhD, PMP, PRINCE2, MSP, P30, ProSci, UN Women

Advancing Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment through Projects at UN Women

Ariel Landau, MA, BA

Negotiating Through Power and Cultural Barriers

Arthur Fong, BMa, QA Manager, Electronic Arts

EA Panel: Gaming - The Road Ahead Driven By One Team

Behnaz Mortazavi , M.Eng, PMP, Development Director, Electronic Arts

EA Panel: Gaming - The Road Ahead Driven By One Team

Chris Waite, PMP

Project Leadership in a Complex World: What we can learn from the experiences on large complex projects at BC Hydro

Daniel Renier, MHA, MCPM, MCTS, Milestone Consulting Group

YJTJ - A Professional and Powerful Approach to Microsoft Project

Dionne Pelan

Panelist: The Case for Co-creating Projects: Exploring the Benefits for PM's and Communities

Dr. Ed Hoffman

CEO, Knowledge Strategies, LLC.

Gary Wagner, PMP, SAFe (SPC), B Com. (Acct.), BA Int. Business, TELUS

Unleashing the power of projects for Scaled Agility

Dr. Gavin Maxwell, DC

Why and How You Should Make Your Distributed Team Feel Loved Co-Presenter

Helen Holroyd, PhD, MA, BA, UBC Learning Exchange

Panelist: The Case for Co-creating Projects: Exploring the Benefits for PM's and Communities

Jeff Acland, P.Eng, BC Hydro

Risky Business Co-Presenter

John Rauser, Cisco Systems

Beyond the Bottleneck: A New Theory of Constraints for Complex Environments

Kimberly Merin Sivak, MA, PMP, Simon Fraser University

Panel: Adapting the project management approach to transform large-scale research

Laurel Sim, PMP, Partner and VP Taleo Project Management Services

Building a Project Portfolio Road Map

Megan Johnston, BSc, PMP, PSM, Analyte Projects Ltd.

Maturing the Project Capabilities in your Organization

Mei Teh, Senior Associate in PwC's Capital Projects & Infrastructure

Complex Projects Analytics Co-Presenter

Mehran Jamshidi, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, CSPO, CSM, ITIL, Efficert Academy

The Agile Hammer - Agility or Chaos, that is the question!

Michael Guercio, QA Manager at Electronic Arts

EA Panel: Gaming - The Road Ahead Driven By One Team

Michelle Favero, Executive Director of Abbotsford Division of Family Practice

Innovations in Health Systems: A network of consensus

Mike Knapp

The Evolution: Project Manager to Transformational Leader

Nalini Vadivelan, BSc, BEd, MA Comp. Sc., PMP, Scrum Master, ITIL, Technical Program Manager, Electronic Arts

Project Management Powered by Servant Leadership

Neil Kelly, BSc, MBA, CPA, PMP, BC Hydro

Risky Business Co-Presenter

Nick Wilkinson, Master of Applied Science, PMP , TTT Studios

Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Project Management: The Facts Behind the Hype

Owen Williams, M.Eng., P.Eng., PMP, BC Hydro

Developing a High Performing Owner/Contractor Team for Implementing Large Complex Projects

Payal Sipahimalani, MSc, PMP, AbCellera

Panel: Adapting the Project Management Approach to Transform Large-Scale Research

Peter Stovall, LL.B, MA, Fasken Law

Applying Change Management in Culturally Conservative Organizations

Randy Meszaros, AScT, PMP, C.E.T., PwC - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Complex Project Analytics Co-Presenter

Ray Miller, PMP

Toastmasters Workshop: Communicate Powerfully to Influence

Robin Roscoe, BSc, PMP, BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre

Panel: Adapting the project management approach to transform large-scale research

Rohith Patel, BSc

Panelist: From the Horse's Mouth - Project Management in the Nonprofit World

Samad Aidane, MSc,PMP, Oregon State University College of Business

Applying an Equity Lens to Project Stakeholder Management: A Case Study of Social Sustainability in Project Management

Samira Harris, Managing Consultant, Cole Engineering Group

Panelist: From the Horse's Mouth - Project Management in the Nonprofit World

Scott Baker, UBC Advanced Research Computing

Panel: Adapting the Project Management Approach to Transform Large-Scale Research

Scott Hayward, PhD, PMI-ACP, SAFe SPC

An Agile Approach to Distributing Power

Shawn Herman Hawkins, BA, LL.B, CDR, PMP, Executive Director of PMV

Panel: From the Horses Mouth - Project Management in the Non-Profit World

Spencer Horn, MS, CTPC, Altium Leadership

Office Mythology: The Truth About Authentic Leadership

Steve Armstrong, OStJ, CD1, MSc

The Project Manager’s Dilemma: Leading All The Responsibility In The World, But No Authority

Susan Hancock MA, Senior Manager, Coast Mental Health

Panelist: From the Horse's Mouth - Project Management in the Nonprofit World

Suzanne Liddle, Director of Community Services, Collingwood Neighbourhood House

Panelist: From the Horse's Mouth - Project Management in the Nonprofit World

Tom Sparrow, MSc, MBA, PMP

Former Chief Project Officer Multiple BC Healthcare Infrastructure Projects

Vy Luu, PMP, Six Sigma, Prosci, Real Estate Webmasters

Why and How You Should Make Your Distributed Team Feel Loved Co-Presenter

William Booth

Panelist: The Case for Co-creating Projects. Exploring the benefits for PM's and Communities