Call for Speakers

We are now inviting proposals from speakers who wish to present at PMI-MCAC's 2018 PDD. Please complete and submit the speaker form here


Early Registration Pricing - Through November 2
Member $250
Nonmember $300

Regular Registration Pricing - November 3 - 28
Member $300
Nonmember $350

Walk-in Registration Pricing - November 29
Member $350
Nonmember $400

NEW! Student Rate $50
Valid and current student ID must be scanned and uploaded to be eligible for the discounted price.

Group Registration
Interested in registering a group? Please contact



View speaker abstracts and bios here


View the agenda here



The Country Club of Lansing
2200 Moores River Dr
Lansing, MI 48911

Driving directions


8 PDUs!


2018 Professional Development Day

Join Us At PDD 2018
"Change in Your Organization"
Thursday, November 29, 2018


You Talked, We Listened! This Year's Theme Is All For You!

PDD 2018 offers a series of interactive sessions addressing the theme of organizational change. Sessions will address:

  • Leadership in organizational project management and how it is used; including process management.

  • Handling/understanding resistance.

  • Emerging technology. Big data, common cloud, etc. and its influence on change in project management.

  • Applying project management communication and team management tools and techniques to business teams.

Panel of Local Leaders 
Local leaders are being selected to participate in a roundtable discussion on this year's  theme, "Change in Your Organization."  

View the speaker abstracts and bios.

Four Track Presentations
PDD 2018 will feature morning and afternoon presentations on topics that align with PMI's Talent Triangle:

Technical Project Mangement
Strategic and Business Management

Don't miss the special track, "Choose Your Own Adventure!"

We offer up to 8 PDUs for attendees and possibly up to 8 more from online presentations.

PMI-MCAC 2018 Annual Membership Meeting and Holiday Party

Please plan to stay for our annual chapter membership meeting and festive holiday party. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served at the party.

Coming Soon: Much, Much More

Stay tuned for more information on two major players in the project management arena who will be presenting and also participating in the vendor fair. 


It's Not Too Late to Sponsor this Special Event

If your company is interested in supporting PMI-MCAC by sponsoring PDD 2018, click here.

NOTE: We have enough volunteers for PDD 2018, but we're always looking to fill other volunteer opportunities. For more details click here.