August 2019 Dinner Meeting: How Blockchain Projects are Altering Project Management Methodologies

 

August 15, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Brookhaven Country Club | 3333 Golfing Green Dr
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
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Speaker Biography
Marv Williams is the founder and CEO of Xerillium a company that develops blockchain enabled devices and software. Marv has help lead the technology revolution during the 90’s and was recognized as the top inventor while at IBM. Many of the features we use today in electronic mail and calendaring systems were invented by him. He has created inventions for ATT Bell-Labs and has been employed with Pre-IPO companies, such as TIBCO Software in the propagation of the Enterprise Service Bus. Marv is a Level 2 TOGAF Architect and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Marv has a B.S. in Computer Science from Kent State University and a M.S. in Management of Information Systems from University of Texas, Dallas.

Keynote Synopsis
The blockchain technology is experiencing exponential growth and its market will be worth $2.3 billion by 2021. But why project managers need to care about Blockchain, and how Blockchain would affect project managers like you and me? Come and find out from our keynote presenter, Marv Williams.

Schedule

5:30-6:45 Registration 
5:30-6:30 
     - Open Area: Blue Dot/Green Dot (Job Seekers/Job Offerers networking) 
     - Open Area:  Standup Networking, Library, Book Review program, Sponsors and other tables 
6:00-6:30 Poolside Room:  Free PM Think Tank facilitated discussion or New Member Orientation
6:30-7:00 Table Networking and Dinner
7:00-7:30 Welcome and Announcements
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.

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Tickets

$45.00 PMI Dallas Chapter Member
$35.00 Earlybird rate before August 12

$45.00 Non-Members and Guests
$35.00 Earlybird rate before August 12

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