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160 Sessions and Inspiring Speakers
What: PMI Global Congress 2011—
When: 22–25 October
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort &
Convention Center, Dallas/Fort Worth,
hey say everything is bigger in
Texas, USA. On 22 October, PMI®
Global Congress 2011—North
world will tilt toward Dallas/Fort Worth
on those October days. Several thou-
sand practitioners from around the
world are expected to take part in the
congress, which is the major educa-
tional and networking event of the year
for professionals involved in projects.
Learn More/Sign Up: http://congresses.
It may be no Texas-sized exaggeration
to say that the project management
Electing Your PMI Board Directors: 3
A Right of Membership
Community Portraits 10
Project Management Resources 13
Offered to Not-for-Profit and
Events Calendar 14
PMI Joins With IPMA to Recognize 17
PMI India and Seven Chapters 20
Participate in “Education Boutique”
Middle School Students Learn 22
Project Management Through
Chapter Links 23
Participants will be able to choose from
160 educational presentations, the majority of which have been selected by PMI
communities of practice and chapters.
They will also be able to get inspired by
high quality speakers, and take advantage
of evening networking receptions and
other opportunities to share their experiences with colleagues.
Learn About Watson,
The Computer That
Take a chance to compete
against Watson. See page 18.
Influential Author as
The keynote speaker will be Malcolm
Gladwell, author of What the Dog Saw,
Outliers, Blink and The Tipping Point.
Along the way, he has overturned many
of our conventional notions about what
makes a person successful. He has created an entirely new model for nurturing success and suggests ways to give
people the best opportunities to succeed that are based on the factors that
Mr. Gladwell has often discussed what
makes people successful. Using stories of
real people, he concludes that far too
much attention is paid to what successful
people are like and too little attention to
where successful people are from: their
culture, their family and their generation.
He has explained what Bill Gates, The
Beatles and other world-class successes
have in common and how culture affected their careers and performance.
Other topics Mr. Gladwell has written
about include suggesting new tools for
understanding how trends work, and
looking at first impressions—the snap
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