PMI Eastern Iowa

Past Events

Date  Program 



1/9/2020 Your personal brand: Embrace the power of you. Leadership Dr. Lynn Maternach 
2/13/2020 Cultivating Iowa’s Talent Continuum with the ABI Foundation Strategic and Business Management Jessi (Steward) McQuerrey
3/12/2020 Impact Leadership Theresa Mickelson, DTM
6/11/2020 How to use BUSINESS ANALYSIS to Hedge Job Uncertainty Technical Laura Paton, MBA, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP, IIBA-AAC, CSM
7/09/2020 Due to COVID-19, Many Employees Are Becoming Remote. Did We Lose Sight of Our Work? Leadership Douglas Williams, PhD, PMP
7/28/2020 Protect your Project during the Pandemic and Beyond Leadership (0.5), Business and Strategic (0.5) Bernadette Donnelly, PMP

Disciplined Agile (DA) Toolkit Overview


Jonathan Lee, PMP, DALSM, CDAI, CSM


Collaboration Tools for Remote Project Management

Technical Karen Lewis, PMP, Behram Kasad, PMP and UFG Team

The Flavors of Agile: Who’s Who of Certifications

Technical Terrance Lynn Knecht, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP

The Future of Work: Corporate Innovation, Coworking, and Collaboration

Strategic and Business Management

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo)
- David Tominsky - Chief Relationship Officer
- Jennifer Murphy - Director of Innovation
- John Foster - Vault Coworking Community Manager
- Rob Merritt - Director of Communication


Leadership for Remote Work in Today's New Virtual World

Leadership Natalie Steck

Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Works Best Where?


NK Shrivastava PMP, RMP, ACP, CSP, SPC4
CEO/Lead Instructor/Enterprise Agile Coach


Evolution of the Prehistoric Sticky Note

 Technical Brandon Conrad, Product Manager, MatchWare Inc

2021 PMI Eastern Iowa Education Summit

Technical PMI Eastern Iowa Leadership Team

How do you make uncomfortable situation comfortable?

Technical (0.5)
Leadership (0.25)
Strategic and Business Management (0.25)

Mike Gregory, NSA, CVP, MBA, MS, ASA, CVA

Change Blows: Leading through the mess

Leadership Courtney Smock
8/12/21 Home Base Iowa, linking between veterans and their families with opportunities in the state of Iowa Strategic and Business Management Gary Sharp, Command Chief Master Sergeant, USAF Retired – Iowa Workforce Development; Home Base Iowa Program Manager
9/10/21 Annual Professional Development Day, no monthly program Various  

Wicked Problem Solving®- An Overview of How to Make Problems More Visible and Lead better Meetings


Technical Jenn Lohrer, PMP, PMO Manager, /MediRevv a Tegria Company
/11/11/21 Overview of UWECI and what they do in our community and Report Out of PMIEIC Hygine Kits Social Good Efforts for United Way Strategic and Business Management Karey Chase, MPA, Director of Community Impact, United Way of East Central Iowa

PM Metrics, Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards

Technical (0.75)
Strategic and Business Management (0.25)
Dr. Harold Kerzner, ILL

Toxic Leadership: Why It Happens and How to Stop It


Leadership Stephen Courtright, PhD, Director of Executive Education and Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business
3/10/22 Transitioning Program Manager Skills from Military Life to the Civilian World   Leadership Joshua Pollak, PMP, Senior Program Manager at Collins Aerospace
4/14/22 2022 PMI Project Management Education Summit Technical  PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Leadership Team
5/12/22 Becoming  A Wholehearted Leader Leadership  Jennifer Zach, Zach Coaching
6/9/22 Brainstorming - Tools and Techniques for Idea Development Technical Harry Rever
7/14/22 Cedar Rapids Airport Terminal Modernization Project Technical Todd Gibbs, Operations Director
8/11/22 Promoting the Growth of Solar Energy in Iowa Technical  Genie Maybanks, Executive Director
9/8/22 Lion Bridge Brewing Company N/A Quinton McClain, Founder & Owner
11/10/22 PMO Establishment and PPM Implementation Technical Guy Grindborg, PMP, MoP, BRMP
1/12/23 Crisis Management - How to Survive and Strive in Difficult Times Technical  Steven Blais, PMP, PMI-PBA

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