Meeting/Event Information

April 2017 Dinner Meeting: Crash-Proof Your Career in 2017

April 13, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Brookhaven Country Club
3333 Golfing Green Dr
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Venue information

Our dinner events have been selling out.  Please take advantage of early-bird pricing and register early.

Speaker Biography
Jon Davis serves as the Executive Vice President for MATRIX – a $200M IT Services & Search Firm. He is responsible for all 13 MATRIX branch offices and 125+ Sales and Recruiting Associates in the US. Jon has been in the IT services and staffing space for 20 years at MATRIX.  In his work, he’s helped all types of IT professionals find the next step in their professional career.  His clients range from Fortune 100 companies to start-up ventures. Jon has led training seminars on job search, networking and career planning.  In October of last year, he was asked to speak at the annual LinkedIn Talent Connect event in Las Vegas with over 4,000 attendees.

Keynote Synopsis
In this presentation, Jon will share his two decades of experience helping IT professionals navigate their careers. He’s helped more than 4,000 professionals find their next job and worked with top US companies from start-ups in Silicon Valley to top Financial Institutions on Wall Street.

In this session you’ll get his Top 10 Tips for Career and Job Search Success in 2017.  He’ll share with you a step by step plan to manage your career so you can make the most of where you are today, and plan for future growth in your profession. He’ll shed light on the current market in DFW.  His firm, MATRIX Resources currently represents more than 400 open positions in the DFW area across all IT categories. Last year, MATRIX helped more than 2,500 individuals and 600 companies through the placement process.

Schedule

5:30-6:45 Registration 
5:30-6:30 
     - Fireside Room: Career Networking (Blue Dot/Green Dot), Lois Montague
     - Back Area (facing pool):  Frank Zaber, Franklin Photography, offering professional portraits to PMI Dallas Chapter members and guests 
     - Open Area:  Standup Networking, Library, Book Review program, Sponsors and other tables 
6:00-6:30 Free Leadership Forum discussing PM Topics of Interest:  Andreas Rueters
6:30-7:00 Table Networking and Dinner
7:00-7:15 Welcome and Announcements
7:15-7:25 PMO Spotlight:  Jack Henry & Associates
7:30-8:30 Presentation* 

* As a courtesy to our speakers and guests, admission to the meeting is prohibited after 7 pm sharp. Refunds will not be provided.

Vegetarian Meals
If you would like a vegetarian meal, please place your order by Thursday the week before the dinner meeting.  Vegetarian meals may not be an available option the day of the event or if you register at the door.

Cancellations and Refund Policy:  
Full refunds will be granted if request is submitted before the defined early bird deadline identified for the event. Partial refunds of 50% of the course registration fee will be refunded if the cancellation request is received after the early bird deadline but prior to the day of delivery for the event. Please refer to the Refund and Cancellation Policy for additional information.

PDU
PMI Dallas Chapter Dinner meetings are 1.5-PDU events per PMI CCR guidelines. For instructions on how to claim your PDUs for this event, please go to Reporting PDUs for 1-2 PDU meetings or events.

Photo Release
In consideration of the acceptance of this registration, I, the undersigned, specifically release the PMI Dallas Chapter and its representatives from any claims or liabilities arising from or related to my participation in this activity.

I understand the PMI Dallas Chapter or its representatives may take photographs of attendees at the above identified event. I agree that the PMI Dallas Chapter may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content. (Note: "If I do not wish to be photographed, I understand it is my responsibility to notify the photographer on site at the event.")

Vendor Sponsorship
If you are a vendor and interested in sponsoring this dinner event, please click on the “Register Now” button and proceed with your vendor registration. For more detail about our monthly meeting or other sponsorships with the Dallas chapter, please contact our VP of Communications at marketing@pmidallas.org.

Questions
- For registration and payment issues - Registration Director
- For questions related to this event - VP of Programs
- PMI Dallas does not have a phone number.

Tickets

$45.00 PMI Dallas Chapter Member
$35.00 Earlybird rate before April 8

$45.00 Non-Members and Guests
$35.00 Earlybird rate before April 8

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