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We are currently planning the 2021 Leadership Forum and will be updating this page as updates are available! In the meanwhile here are our previous year's guests and schedule!

Sponsors

The PMI Chicagoland Chapter would like to thank our proud sponsors of the 2020 Leadership Forum.

Gold Sponsor

Virtual Sponsor

Location

 
Chevy Chase Country Club
1000 N Milwaukee Ave,
Wheeling, IL 60090
Directions

Sponsorships

Sponsorships are available. If you or your organization is interested in being a sponsor, please download our sponsorship kit!

Bold Experimentation

Forward-thinking executives and senior leaders play a key role in creating the right culture and environment to promote bold experimentation. Experimentation is one of the main drivers that will help pivot new ways of leading and navigating the changes and challenges ahead. It is critical in enabling organizations to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in an era of transformation and the new normal.
Bold Experimentation promotes a hybrid of great ideas, flexibility in the team's unique way of working, improves team motivation and retention, and delivers value quickly. To remain relevant, companies cannot rely on the status quo. Adopting a mindset of bold experimentation, organizations will promote and drive sustainable growth. 
Leadership Forum provides an excellent opportunity to executives, senior leaders, and mid-level project management professionals with tangible information and insights that can be applied to the company's organizations, making them more effective at delivering value.
Come and join us to learn the latest concepts, strategies, and critical success factors to champion bold experimentation from global and local leaders. 

 

Benefits

  • Bold Experimentation: Learn from industry leaders how to transform and champion bold experimentation for business success. 
  • Changing Mindset: Gain insights into cultivating the right culture and environment that promote bold experimentation for sustainable growth. 
  • Sharpen Your Saw: Take away new ideas and approaches to make you more effective in adopting new ways of working. 
  • Develop Greater Focus: Understand fresh perspectives and concepts for transformational leadership and the new normal. 

 

Session Schedule
Friday, May 1, 2020


START


FINISH

AGENDA ITEM


07:30 AM


08:00 AM


OPEN CHAT FORUM


08:00 AM


08:15 AM


CONFERENCE OPENING REMARKS WELCOME/INTRODUCTION


08:15 AM


09:15 AM


KEYNOTE SPEAKER #1


09:15 AM


09:30 AM


BREAK


09:30 AM


10:30 AM


KEYNOTE SPEAKER #2


10:30 AM


10:45 AM


BREAK


10:45 AM


11:45 AM


KEYNOTE SPEAKER #3


11:45 AM


12:00 PM


RAFFLE/CONFERENCE CLOSING REMARKS

 


Emcee

CathyWestfall

Cathy Westfall
Vice President, Zurich

Cathy Westfall is the Vice President, Head of Product Development for Zurich in North America, where she has dedicated the last 17 years. She is responsible for driving new and updated insurance products to the marketplace for customers and managing product health. Cathy has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry with expertise in Underwriting, Operations, Project Management and transformational technology initiatives. Prior to Zurich, she served in roles of increasing responsibility at Interstate National Corp and Prudential. Presently Cathy serves as the Chair of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Chicagoland Executive Council and has been an active member of the PMI Chicagoland chapter since 2002. She holds an M.B.A from DePaul University, a B.S. in Finance from Northern Illinois University, and earned PMP and CPCU professional certifications. BackToTop

Speakers

We are currently planning the 2021 Leadership Forum and will be updating this page as updates are available, including biographies for the 2021 Speakers!


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 Contact Us

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