IT PMO Town Hall - Nov 2018

IT PMO Town Hall - Nov 2018


 On Nov 21, 2018 at 11:45am, PMI SAC continues its lunch hour event, “IT PMO Townhall”. The meeting will encourage structured, open discussion on topics relating to IT PMOs. A panel of local IT PMO leaders will engage with the audience to address questions, exchange ideas and debate opinions on specific topics. The meeting is open to anyone and is intended to encourage idea exchange and professional networking.

Date and Time

November 21, 2018  starting  at11:45amuntil1:00pm.  
Please note- no lunch is provided, feel free to bring your own bagged lunch.

Register Online

This event is FREE!
Reserve your seat at the link above, seating is limited.


Suite 600, 900 – 6 Avenue SW Calgary 


No charge.Reserve your seat athe link above.
PMP's can claim 1 PDU for attending this event!

Meeting Goal

To support professional networking and knowledge sharing


Talent – Steps to Avoid Hiring Mediocre

We all know the importance of hiring the best people possible. In today’s busy job market, hiring managers often face a large supply of interested candidates and are eager to filter out the best from the rest.

At this townhall our topic is focused on what steps people can take to identify the best. How those applying for positions need to understand what the differentiating hiring factors are. The discussion will include the following highlights:

  • What are the impacts of a bad hire?
  • How do organizations typically define a job requirement?
  • How important is the “Other” category when assessing candidates?
  • What specifically should hiring managers do?
  • What specifically should job applicants do?

Join us for insights and take-aways on how to improve your talent recruiting and hiring practices

Who Should Attend

Project Managers, IT/IS leaders, Developers, Business Analysts, Project Team Members, Consultants, Professionals who have worked with or are impacted by a PMO


Lead: Denise Bodnaryk is the Director, People Services with the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. In her role, Denise is responsible for providing strategic planning and operational oversight for employee and volunteer related programs supporting 300 full-time, 900 year-round part-time and 3,500 Stampede-time employees.

Denise has been working in the Human Resources field for over twenty years and holds her Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. She is a member of the Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (H) in Industrial Relations/Human Resources Management and a Master of Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of Manitoba. She is also certified as a Strategic Workforce Planner.

Facilitator: Matthew Hillhouse – Managing Partner – Taleo Project Services


Sponsored by Taleo Project Services


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