Session Details

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.

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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).

TimeCommon TracksComments (Speaker in Room unless Noted)
8:30-9:15Keynote – 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 KanabarCo-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 PMLunch 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.
Lunch Served

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Projects/Programs/Portfolios (PPP)

Parallel Tracks (17thFloor)

June 23rd, 2023

1:00 to 1:40 PM AI Track 1
 The Promise and Peril of Our AI Future (Virtual) – Nigel Williams Intro by Elif Celik
PPP Track 1
Panel Discussion
Panelists: Bill Dow, Deb Cote, Gina AbudiPanel Host: Jim Stewart
10 Minute Break
1:50 to 2:30 PMAI Track 2
Panel Discussion
 AI and PM – Research Poster Presentations

Panelists: Dahlia El-Gazzar, Gabor Stramb, others

Host: Dave Silberman
PPP Track 2
Panel Presentation
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 DemoProggio (James Walker)
10 Minute Break View Posters
2:40 to 3:25 PMAI Track 3
 Presentation, Smart Cities, Bev Pasian (virtual)Host: Rich Maltzman
PPP Track 3
Panel Presentation
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
10 Minute Break
3:35 to 4:30 PMAI 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 LyndeHost: 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 ProjectsThe new PMI-CP and BU’s Curriculum Updates and Committee ReflectionsOPTIONAL

Research Posters

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