ProjectBites LIVE! Virtual – January 23, 2024

Panel Discussion: AI and its Role in the Business of Project Management

ProjectBites LIVE! (Virtual)
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
7-8pm EST
6-7pm CST

Free and Open to All
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Panel Discussion: AI and its Role in the Business of Project Management

Dive into the Future of Project Management! Uncover the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence as we bring together four renowned project management professionals who are also AI experts.  As the moderator, David Barrett will our experts through a dynamic, free-flowing conversation that explores the intricate intersection of AI and project management.

Have burning questions about the impact of AI on your career? This is your chance to gain valuable insights and join the conversation!  Engage with our panel, share your thoughts, and leave with a clearer understanding of how AI is shaping the future of our industry.

Do not miss out on this golden opportunity to stay ahead in the evolving landscape of project management.  Secure your spot now – let’s chart the course together!

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In Partnership with…

Niki Weiss, Program Management Expert, Product Delivery Specialist and Blockchain/AI Governance Expert
Niki, an engaged member of the PMI Delaware Valley Chapter, is an emerging expert in AI Governance for project managers. She’s currently enhancing her skills through a Master’s in Legal Studies at Drexel’s Kline School of Law, concentrating on data privacy and cybersecurity. This education has sharpened her understanding of how AI influences risk in data management and regulatory compliance. Niki’s involvement with the International Association of Privacy Professionals bolsters her deep knowledge of the intricacies of AI Governance. In her upcoming presentation, she aims to simplify AI Governance concepts for project managers, aligning them with their professional needs. Her background as a project manager in the health insurance industry adds a practical dimension to her insights, merging hands-on management expertise with strategic perspectives on AI’s role across various business sectors. Outside of work, studies, and volunteering, Niki enjoys training dogs, spending quality with her family, and playing with her two granddaughters.

Mashhood Ahmed, Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Advisor, Project, Program & Process Management Speaker
Mashhood Ahmed embarked on his research journey into the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) and its profound impact on project management practice in 2017. Over the years, he has shared his insights on this compelling subject at various global events such as NCPMI (2023), PMI Global (2023), PMI New Zealand (2018), PMI Singapore (2019), PMI PMO Symposium 2019, and a number of other in-person and virtual gatherings. With an impressive career spanning over 18 years, Mr. Ahmed actively contributes to the project management field as a seasoned practitioner and management consultant. He also teaches project management at Grant MacEwan University. Currently, he also serves as an AI Advisor to a project management software startup. He is also member of PMI Standard SME Group and PMI SME for AI group.
Mr. Ahmed holds a master’s degree from the University of Waterloo in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology, along with Project Management Professional (PMP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and SAFe Scaled Agilist designations.

Michael Roberts, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, SPK and Associates LLC 
Michael Roberts is an IT industry professional with more than 23 years of experience in bringing software to market.  His industry certifications include those from Atlassian, ICAgile, Cisco, CompTIA, Microsoft and the Scaled Agile Framework. With his experience as a technology executive, he’s guided many companies to successful IT and software projects, and become a skilled strategist who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and benchmarks performance against key operational targets/goals.

Kiron D. Bondale, Project Management and Career Mentor, Aksys Consulting Inc.
Kiron D. Bondale, PMP, PMI-ACP, PSM II, ICP-ACC, PMI-RMP, DALSM/CDAI is a senior consultant for World Class Productivity Inc. delivering training & consulting services to North American clients. Kiron has managed hundreds of projects in both internal and third party contexts over the past twenty years. He has setup and led Project Management Offices (PMO) and has provided agile, project portfolio management and project management consulting services to hundreds of clients across multiple industries. Kiron is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and served as a volunteer director on the Board of the PMI Lakeshore Chapter for six years. He has reviewed a number of recent PMI standards and practice guides including the Sixth and Seventh editions of the PMBOK® Guide. Kiron has been published in both project management-specific journals as well as industry-specific journals. He has delivered hundreds of webinar presentations on a variety of project management and agile topics and has presented at multiple industry conferences. In addition to a weekly blog, Kiron is a daily contributor to key LinkedIn and Projectmanagement.com project management discussion groups. In January 2021, Kiron published his first book based on his weekly blog: Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice – 100 lessons in project leadership.

ProjectBites LIVE – January 23, 2024

Thursday, January 23, 2024 7-8pm EST *** NOTE TO ALL PMI CENTRAL VIRGINIA CHAPTER MEMBERS Your meeting starts at 6:15pm EST. Join event and you will be directed into a breakroom.

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