Speakers

Cathy Simpson Keynote Speaker
Title: Chair of the NB Innovation Fund and Vice-President Public Sector at T4G Limited
Day 1: Keynote (9:00 am - 9:40am)
Topic: The Project Managers Dilemma - Innovation requires big thinking from all players and that Leadership starts with you!
Talent triangle: Strategic and Business Management
Dhirendra Shukla
Title: Professor and the Dr. J Herbert Smith ACOA Chair in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at University of New Brunswick
Day 1: Panel discussion (10:00 am – 11:15 am)
Topic:  The Impact of Innovation Demands on Project Management
Talent triangle: Strategic and Business Management

 

David Whelbourn
Title: Programme Director, CyberNB
Day 1: Panel discussion (10:00 am – 11:15 am)
Topic: The impact of innovation demands on project management
Day 1: Lunch/Networking (12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)
Biography

 

Nick Scott
Title: Executive Director, Open Government and Innovation, Government of New Brunswick
Day 1: Panel discussion (10:00 am – 11:15 am)
Topic: The impact of innovation demands on project management

Heather MacLean Panel Moderator
Title: Marketing Director, CyberNB
Day 1: Panel discussion (10:00 am - 11:15 am)
Topic: The impact of innovation demands on project management
Day 1: break-out session (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)
Topic: Innovation, Project Management and Marketing - Partnering for Project Success
Talent triangle: Strategic and Business Management
Biography and break-out session overview
Troy Kearns
Title: Program Director, Smart Grid Centre of Competence at Siemens Canada
Day 1: Panel discussion (10:00 am – 11:15 am)
Topic: The impact of innovation demands on project management
Day 1: Break-out session (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)
Topic: Business transformation smart grid
Talent Triangle: Leadership
Biography and break-out session overview
Paula Brinston
Title: President, PMI New Brunswick
Day 1: Break-out session (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
Topic: Understand Your Animal to Lead and Build Better Teams
Talent Triangle: Leadership
Biography and break-out session overview
Carla Calabrese
Title: Change Management and Privacy Consultant for Mara Consulting
Day 1: Break-out session (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm)
Topic: The Importance of Privacy Management in Project Management
Talent triangle: Technical
Biography and break-out session overview
Jean-Claude Beaudry
Title: Senior Associate, Qualiti7 Group
Day 1: Break-out session (2:45 pm – 3:45 pm)
Topic: Integrating Service Management (ITIL) and Project Management
Talent triangle: Technical
Biography and break-out session overview
Chris Weir
Title: Entrepreneur, author, MBA instructor
Day 1: Break-out session (2:45 pm - 3:45 pm)
Topic: How to Inspire and Enable Action by Leading with Purpose
Talent Triangle: Leadership
Heath Suddleson
Title: President at the Project Leadership Academy
Day 2: Workshop (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Topic: Project Management Business Administration
Talent triangle: Strategic and Business Management