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2011 Professional Development Summit

  • 04 May 2011
  • St Mary’s University, Halifax


2011 Professional Development Summit

Rise to the Top!

May 4th, 2011

St Mary’s University, Halifax


Presented by: AASQA, CIPS, CMC, IIBA, itSMF and PMI

Hello CIPS Members,

The Professional Development Summit is hosted through a partnership of 6 organizations (AASQA, CIPS, IIBA, itSMF, CMC and PMI) that are committed to aiding in the advancement of their professions. The partnership’s goal is to present a world-class conference that offers premier level professional development tools to Atlantic Canadians. The theme for this year’s summit is “Rise to the Top!” which will examine how to make yourself stand out in today’s competitive professional environment. The event is expected to draw more than 200 professionals.

A great agenda is lined up, including:

  • Keynote speaker Julia Rivard (CEO of Sheepdog Inc. and former Olympic Athlete),
  • Luncheon panel with Grant Sullivan (CGI), Shawn Porter (PWC), Ross MacDougall (Concertia), and Ian Cavanagh (Ambir) to talk about current and future trends and growth opportunities in Atlantic Canada.
  • Presentations from industry experts on current topics such as:

“Fighting with Alligators - Rescuing Projects” with Mike Frenette

“Social Networking – Business Opportunity or Security Threat” with Peter Morin

“How High is too High? A Discussion of Pricing Strategies for the Professional Consultant” with Jules Fauteux

“Expanding your Business to Mobile Devices” with Darcy Benoit

And many more…

If you want to know more or would like to register please visit our website at www.pdsummit.ca. You can also follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


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