Call for Presenters

The NYS Forum NYC Project Management Workgroup is soliciting presentation submissions to be considered for the session topic of Project Management Office (PMO) Success

Session Topic: Project Management Office (PMO) Success

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: NYC Law Department, 100 Church Street, New York, NY
Submission due date: May 4, 2017

IMPORTANT: Please read the information below thoroughly for details regarding how to submit your presenter information, what to present, important dates and rules of engagement.

Session Description - Targeted Audience:

The goal of the "Project Management Office (PMO) Success" session is to provide guidance on establishing a PMO or enhancing an existing PMO.

The audience will consist of government Project Managers, Project Management Office Managers/Directors, Project Portfolio Managers/Directors and IT Management staff.

The session agenda is expected to include two or three SME presentations with a Q&A panel of the presenters to close out the session.

Presentation topics may include the following: These are only examples and we encourage you to think of other ideas that may be relevant.

  • What is the purpose of a Project Management Office (PMO)?
  • From an agency leadership perspective, what should be expected of a PMO?
  • Originating a PMO.
  • Guidelines for PMO Processes.
  • How to strengthen an existing PMO.

All presentations must be vendor neutral. All presentations will be vetted by a group comprising members from The NYS Forum Work Groups hosting this event. Feedback and recommendations regarding final presentation material will be provided by this group.

PLEASE NOTE THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT AND SCHEDULE LISTED BELOW, WHEN CONSIDERING SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL:

Presentation Guidelines - Rules of Engagement

  • Presentation must be made using The NYS Forum's Power Point template.
  • Presentations must be vendor and product neutral.
  • Presenter corporate logo and contact information should appear on the first and last Power Point slides only. Corporate logo must not appear on each individual slide.
  • The presenter must discuss the topic at an expert level, and direct the presentation toward the specific targeted audience identified.
  • The session is planned for 120 minutes with 20-25 minutes of content for each speaker and a 30 minute Q&A panel.

Schedule

  • 4/18/2017 - Call for presenters distributed to vendor community.
  • 5/4/2017 - Deadline for proposals from vendors.
  • 5/12/2017- Selection/notification of presenters
  • PLEASE NOTE: All PowerPoint presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum PowerPoint template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 5/25/2017 - Deadline for first draft of presenter Power Points and related documents
  • 6/8/2017 - Deadline for final presentation Power Points and related documents.
  • 6/15/2017 - Event Date.