Zoom URL for Workshops
Today you are invited to join the ChatGPT session at 10 AM, CAPM/PMP at 10:30 AM, and ScrumMaster at 11 AM.
See the URL
Today you will use the same URL as the conference Day 1
Paste the URL in your browser and then select the following if you wish,
a) AI if you wish to learn about ChatGPT 10 AM – Dr. Warburton
b) PPP, our usual CAPM/PMP talk. 10:30 AM – Dr. Kanabar
c) Agile 11 AM – Professor Hannon
Our tracks and sessions are by design and by the nature of the subjects, interrelated and overlapping.
This is a live event. If you opted for the virtual option, you will receive Zoom Room Details Via Email a Week Before the Event. There will be one joint track in the morning and a joint track for the closing sessions to maximize networking and communication. Pre-recorded videos will be in alternate tracks.
Day 1 (In-Person)
Projects, Programs, and Portfolio
665 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215
Room 1750 (17th Floor)
Note: We will Zoom and Record the Sessions except for the Tour.
Generous Breaks between Sessions for Networking, Refreshments, Code Switching
(All participants – you will get two reminder updates and Zoom link).
|Time||Common Tracks||Comments (Speaker in Room unless Noted)|
|8:30-9:15||Keynote – Murali Kulathumani (Virtual)||Conference Chairs Opening Comments|
9:30 – 10:15 am
|Assessing the Effectiveness of AI Assistants in Project Management – Roger Warburton and Vijay Kanabar||Co-Authors “stress test” ChatGPT against the theory from their book. How good are AI tools?|
|10:30 – 11:15 am|
Executive Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Team Overview – Case Study Project Risk Analysis – Bill Parker
|Get insights into Data Science, AI and PM. Obtain topic insights from the United States Department of Defense government sector.|
|11:15 – 1:00 PM||Lunch and Tour of Data Sciences building… Dennis Carlberg – Richard Maltzman, Chair||Master insights into PPP and Sustainability using a tour of the world class facility as a live case study.|
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Projects/Programs/Portfolios (PPP)
Parallel Tracks (17thFloor)
June 23rd, 2023
|AI Track 1|
|The Promise and Peril of Our AI Future (Virtual) – Nigel Williams||Intro by Elif Celik|
|PPP Track 1|
|Panelists: Bill Dow, Deb Cote, Gina Abudi||Panel Host: Jim Stewart|
|1:50 to 2:30 PM||AI Track 2 |
| AI and PM – Research Poster Presentations|
Panelists: Dahlia El-Gazzar, Gabor Stramb, others
|Host: Dave Silberman|
|PPP Track 2|
|Leadership Development: People, Methods, and Tools: |
-Discover Your Strengths, Leverage Others’ Differences (Jill Senff)
-Great Meetings Build Great Teams: A Guide for Project Leaders and Agilists (Maltzman and Stewart)
-Project Portfolio Management Fundamentals (Chris Friday)
-Adaptive Project Portfolio Management platform (James Walker)
|Host: Loredana Abramo|
|Product Demo||Proggio (James Walker)|
|2:40 to 3:25 PM||AI Track 3|
|Presentation, Smart Cities, Bev Pasian (virtual)||Host: Rich Maltzman|
|PPP Track 3|
|The Intersection of PPP and AI – Panel Discussion and Posters|
-PM Challenge in Mexican Agricultural Industry (Daniela Gatica)
-Chief Project Officer and AI Impact on a Project-Driven Economy (Rimma Wilms)
-ACES – Using AI to Launch a Non-Profit Educational Project (Faith Hickey)
|Host: Loredana Abramo|
|3:35 to 4:30 PM||AI Track 4|
|AI and PM – Panel Discussion and Posters (contd.)||Host: Vijay Kanabar|
|PPP Track 5|
|Real Intelligence: Leading Programs with Passion and Purpose – Scott Lynde||Host: Ann Chesley|
|4:30 to 5:15 PM|| Looking Ahead |
Luis Sanchez – The application of AI and Machine Learning (ML) to enhance PMO and project management practices, focus on the Built Environment
|Host: Naavid Rezvani|
|5:15 to 5:30 PM||Construction Professional in Built Environment Projects||The new PMI-CP and BU’s Curriculum Updates and Committee Reflections||OPTIONAL|
Research Papers are presented as Posters. Talk with the authors throughout the day and during the coffee breaks.
- Using Generative AI to Launch ACES: a Non-profit Educational Foundation
- Leveraging Generative AI to Build Code4All a Web-Accessibility Hub
- Impact of Large Language Models on the Business Analysis Profession: Case Study Implementing a Telemedicine App
- Planning & Implementing a Multicultural Breakfast Restaurant – Leveraging the Agile Approach and ChatGPT
- Building the PMiP website using Agile Principles and Generative AI
- Does Generative AI Help With IT PM and Creating Web Prototypes? A Research Project to Explore the Generative AI ChatGPT
- Theoretical Applications of Process Mining for Project Management Software
- Overcoming traditional EVM limitations through statistics and AI
- Marketing Inclusivity Analysis: AI developed-framework based on master thesis
Post-Event Meeting at BU PUB
Join us at the BU PUB for networking at Fuller’s BU Pub from 5:15 PM to 8 PM.
|Click here see the website of the BU PUB|
Day 2 (Virtual)
Saturday, June 24th, 2023
ChatGPT Prompting for Project Management (AI)
10 AM to 11 AM
Session Goal: Free Tutorial and license provided to participants.
Chair: Roger Warburton
10:30 AM to 12 Noon
Session Goal: PMP Prep
No cost participation in weekly PMP/CAPM boot camp. Ten Saturdays. Details provided at event.
Summary of core concepts with a focus on concepts you might see in the exam.
We will review the CAPM new exam certification outline and study guide.
Chair: Vijay Kanabar
Scrum Master Product Owner Certification Preparation (AGILE)
11 AM to 12 Noon
Session Goal: We will guide you to obtaining credentials.
Chair: Jim Hannon
Optional Participation – boot camp to get Scrum Master certified or Product Owner certified – additional cost & schedule details provided by Professor Hannon