Mega SeminarsWorld® in Orlando

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22 - 25 June 2020
Orlando, Florida
United States

Hilton Orlando

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Register by 11 May for early bird rates, and through 28 May save on guest rooms at the Hilton Orlando.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch. SeminarsWorld runs from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mega SeminarsWorld® offers the same opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge from experts in small group settings that you find at any SeminarsWorld event. But you can also earn extra PDUs outside the classroom. And you can build your professional network by sharing meals and attending receptions with more than 600 participants.

All face-to-face seminars are taught by skilled instructors who bring the value of their real-world experience and enable an atmosphere of sharing and learning through action.

What makes this a Mega SeminarsWorld experience?  
  • Keynote presentation (1 PDU)
  • Networking reception
  • Breakfast educational sessions (0.5 PDU each)

Mega SeminarsWorld is a four-day event with courses varying from 1 to 4 days in duration. Attendees may take advantage of any of the activities listed above during the four-day period (excluding lunch).  

Attendees must select a specific course, over a set of specific days. Each seminar is only open to those who have both registered and paid for that specific session. Example: If you are attending a one-day course on Thursday. You may arrive any day prior to Thursday to attend Monday keynote, morning educational sessions and receptions. You would not have the opportunity to attend a workshop prior to Thursday unless you purchased an additional two or three-day course.


Keynote Speakers

 

Sample Schedule 
Subject to change  
List includes all session days. Actual session days vary based on course selection.
 
 

Monday
22 June

Tuesday
23 June

Wednesday
24 June

Thursday
25 June

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

Registration and Information Desk

Registration and Information Desk

Registration and Information Desk

Registration and Information Desk

Breakfast 
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m

Keynote Speakers

Breakfast Speaker

Breakfast Speaker

Breakfast Speaker

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Seminars

Seminars

Seminars

Seminars

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch*

Lunch*

Lunch*

Lunch*

Time varies

Networking Reception (4:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

 

Networking Reception (4:00 – 5:00 p.m.)

 

*Exact times may vary from session to session

  Additional Activities 
Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for information on specially priced Disney theme park tickets.

Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors in Orlando to network and learn with your peers in small-group, topic-intensive seminars aligned with the PMI Talent Triangle® while you earn up to xx PDUs and xxx Continuing Education Units.

 

Hotel & Conference Location

Hilton Orlando
6001 Destination Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32819

Make reservations early, as rooms tend to sell out quickly. Click on the "Book Your Room" button or call the hotel directly at +1 407 313 4300. Be sure to mention PMI Mega SeminarsWorld 2020 to receive the SeminarsWorld rate.
 
PMI will not reach out to solicit rooms. If you are contacted by a third party company regarding hotel reservations, please ignore it and delete the message to avoid fraudulent scams. Click here for more information. 

Seminar Pricing

Fees include tuition, seminar materials, certificate of completion, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Pricing for SeminarsWorld Orlando

Early Member Rate
PMI Member Rate
Early Non Member Rate
Non Member Rate
Government Rate
One-day Seminar
$721
$773
$773
$922
$721
Two-day Seminar
$1456
$1560
$1612
$1862
$1456
Three-day Seminar
$2163
$2627
$2627
$2766
$2163
Four-day Seminar
$2884
$3090
$3090
$3687
$2884
Early Member Rate
One-day Seminar $721
Two-day Seminar $1456
Three-day Seminar $2163
Four-day Seminar $2884
PMI Member Rate
One-day Seminar $773
Two-day Seminar $1560
Three-day Seminar $2627
Four-day Seminar $3090
Early Non Member Rate
One-day Seminar $773
Two-day Seminar $1612
Three-day Seminar $2627
Four-day Seminar $3090
Non Member Rate
One-day Seminar $922
Two-day Seminar $1862
Three-day Seminar $2766
Four-day Seminar $3687
Government Rate
One-day Seminar $721
Two-day Seminar $1456
Three-day Seminar $2163
Four-day Seminar $2884

Any organization registering a group of at least 3 individuals to a specific SeminarsWorld® location is eligible to send one additional registrant to a seminar at the same location at no cost.Group discounts apply to the same SeminarsWorld session and location at the same pricing. The maximum number that any organization can receive is three complimentary registrations (one for every 3 registrants up to 9). This offer does not include travel or hotel expenses. Groups can be registered online and will indicate group registration and the option to “Register Another” via their registration dashboard. 

Discounts are available for paid-in-full registrations only, and cannot be combined with any other discount(s). Complimentary registration must be requested at the time of enrollment and cannot be applied retroactively. Complimentary registration will be on the lowest-priced seminar.
 
Buy 3 get 1 free does not apply for seminars booked in conjunction with PMI® Global Conference or PMI® EMEA Congress. For those events, the 10% discount applies for groups of 10 or more from the same company.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY | Deadline: 30 days before the first day of the event
All cancellation requests must be received in writing and emailed to pmisw@experient-inc.com.

Please note: PMI Membership Fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Once your registration is processed, we will update your membership purchase to your account; however, please allow approximately 10 days for your membership to be applied to your account.

PMI will make every effort to notify SeminarsWorld registrants within 30 days of the start of the program regarding cancellations due to insufficient enrollment. PMI will either enroll participant in a different SeminarsWorld program or provide a full refund. All refund requests must be received in writing and emailed to pmisw@experient-inc.com.

If PMI cancels a seminar for any reason, PMI assumes no responsibility for nonrefundable airline tickets or other travel costs. PMI will make every effort to immediately notify registrants of a cancellation. PMI reserves the right to cancel any seminar that has insufficient enrollment.

REGISTRANTS REQUESTING EMBASSY LETTER (VISA) DECLINED
Deadline: Two weeks before the first day of the event.
Registration fee paid minus $150.00 per registration = Refund Amount
It is recommended that Visa applications must be sent to the appropriate Embassy at least 6 weeks from the start date of the event.

NO REFUND | Any refund requests will need to be requested 30 days before the first day of the event. Requests received 29 days or less before the first day of the event will not be eligible for a refund.

All applicable refunds will be issued following the close of the event.  NOTE: A refund will be returned in the original purchase format. If paying with a credit card, a refund will take an additional 10 business to post to your account. There are no transfers from one location to another or across calendar years, or other PMI events.

 

Hotel Discounted Rates

Room
Nightly Rate
Standard
$199
Room Nightly Rate
Standard $199

 
 


 

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Flight Information

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Save off published fares to Orlando, Florida (MCP) between 17 June and 30 June 2020. 

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Valid dates: between 17 June and 30 June 2020.

Local Attractions

Event Instructors

Instructor Agata   Czopek

Agata Czopek
PMP

Agata Czopek, PhD, PMP, is a management consultant working at Deloitte Consulting in Switzerland. She is a Digital Learning expert. She has more than 10 years of experience creating learning solutions (platforms, digital content, learning ecosystems) across industries, from media to pharma, from the US to the Middle East. She won one of the first Design Thinking and Lean Start-up Accelerator Programs organized by leading media group Sanoma in Amsterdam.   She is a passionate work…

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Instructor Olivier  Lazar

Olivier Lazar
PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMP, PgMP, PfMP

Olivier Lazar is an organizational architecture consultant, coach, and trainer, as well as a graduate with a master’s degree and an executive MBA in strategy, project, and program management from the Lille Graduate School of Management and from the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2013. Committed to the advancement of the profession, he’s managing partner and COO at the Valense Palatine Group, acting Project Management Director at Altran AG in Switzerland, a former president …

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Instructor Neal  Whitten

Neal Whitten
PMP

Neal Whitten is a popular speaker, trainer, consultant, mentor, and best-selling author in the areas of leadership, project management, and employee development. He has written over 100 articles for professional magazines—over 80 for PM Network magazine—and is the author of seven books. With over 35 years of front-line project management experience, Neal has developed and instructed dozens of unique workshops, created many professional- and personal-development online courses, and…

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Instructor Teresa  Lawrence

Teresa Lawrence
PMP

Teresa Lawrence, PhD, PMP, CSM, provides training and facilitation in the application of creative problem solving to project management. Additionally, she consults as a project manager and provides professional services in project management and agile mindset development and PMP certification training. Since September of 2017, over 30K project managers have participated in Teresa’s trainings, workshops, presentations and webinars and earned PDUs as a result. Teresa is an alum of the Int…

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Instructor Bob  Mason

Bob Mason

Bob is focused on leadership development. His extensive leadership experience has taught him that a large number of the challenges and problems companies face are directly linked to leadership, usually at the supervisor and manager level and so he helps companies meet challenges and solve problems by developing energized leaders, engaged employees, and more effective teams.   During a military career spanning 30 years, Bob was fortunate to learn leadership from some great leaders…

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Instructor Steve  Alltop

Steve Alltop

Steve Alltop is a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot. His military career took him from pilot training to high-performance jet aircraft in combat to an assortment of command and leadership positions. Retiring from the Air Force after 24 years of service, Steve joined the corporate world as a project manager supporting diverse projects which provided high-tech solutions to the modern warfighter. Though enjoyable work, Steve felt something was missing in his life and eventually left defense se…

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Instructor Traci  Duez

Traci Duez

Traci is a sought-after speaker in the project management community. She has spoken at over 120 PMI events in the past 6 years to over 14,000 project managers and leaders including 4 four PMI Global Congresses in North America and Europe. Traci earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She then entered the master's program in athletic coaching at The Ohio State University. She has coached basketball at the high school and collegia…

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Instructor Thomas Luke Jarocki

Thomas Luke Jarocki

Thomas Luke Jarocki, managing director of consulting and training for Emergence One International, is an internationally recognized expert, author, and thought-leader when it comes to integrating project management expertise with organizational change management proficiency. A frequent and popular presenter with PMI audiences worldwide, Thomas has logged nearly 25,000 hours working with various project teams across the United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. His influential…

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Instructor Jack S. Duggal

Jack S. Duggal
PMP

Jack Duggal is a sought after international keynote speaker, change-maker and executive. His passion is to provide new perspectives on how to manage the DANCE [Dynamic | Ambiguous | Nonlinear | Complex | Emergent] nature of projects and life in today’s disruptive world, and inspire people and organizations on how to lead change and make a difference! Jack is an internationally recognized expert in Strategy-Execution and PMO. His Next Generation seminars have been top-rated for over 15 y…

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Instructor Michel  Thiry

Michel Thiry
PhD, PMI Fellow

Michel Thiry has extensive worldwide experience and has worked in many cultural environments. He is recognized as a worldwide authority in strategic applications of project, program, and value at the organizational level and has supported the development and implementation of a number of strategic programs for major corporations in various fields, including construction, financial, pharmaceutical, IT and IS, telecom, water treatment, transportation (air and rail), local government, and others…

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Instructor Kent  Crawford

Kent Crawford
PMP, PMI Fellow

Kent Crawford is the founder and CEO of PM Solutions, the leader in applying project and portfolio management processes to drive operational efficiency. He is also founder and CEO of the firm’s training subsidiary, PM College. In addition to his executive role, he is an influential member of the project management community, highly respected as a thought leader. He is a sought-after speaker at business conferences worldwide and the award-winning author of The Strategic Project Office. …

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Instructor Frank P. Saladis

Frank P. Saladis
PMP

Frank P. Saladis, PMP, is the president of Blue Marble Enterprizes, Inc.  He has more than 35 years of experience working in the IT, telecom installation and project management training environment at AT&T and Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for large telecommunications and IT projects with capital budgets ranging from $3 million to $450 million USD.   Mr. Saladis is now a leading consultant, instructor, motivational speaker and an author within the discipline of…

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Instructor Gary R. Heerkens

Gary R. Heerkens
PMP

Gary R. Heerkens, PMP, CPM, MPM, CPC, CIPM, MMC, CBM, CIPA, PEng, MBA, IAPPM Fellow, AAPM Fellow, is president of Management Solutions Group, which provides innovative project management educational programs and enterprise-wide project management services. Prior to founding Management Solutions Group, he spent over 20 years managing projects for Eastman Kodak. As staff assistant to Kodak’s director of project management, Mr. Heerkens developed and delivered project management training, …

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Instructor Kristy Tan Neckowicz

Kristy Tan Neckowicz
PMP

With 20+ years of experience in executive management, Kristy Tan Neckowicz has an extensive background in leadership development, strategic planning, project portfolio management and execution, and customer relationship management. Ms. Neckowicz has held various executive positions in business software companies, including president, senior vice president of operations, vice president of product strategy, vice president of new market development, and vice president of customer support. She ex…

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Instructor Deborah  Crawford

Deborah Crawford
PMP

Deborah Bigelow Crawford has more than 20 years of experience in project and business management. She attained her PMP certification in1998 from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Ms. Bigelow Crawford serves as executive vice-president of PM Solutions, where she is responsible for the organization’s overall administrative operations and training. She also serves as president of the PM College®, PM Solutions' training division, where she is responsible for the fiscal managem…

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Instructor David  Po-Chedley

David Po-Chedley
PMP

Dave Po-Chedley, PMP, has been  involved in project management for over 25 years, and a SeminarsWorld faculty member since 2002. A  Principal at Cambridge Consulting, he helps clients enhance project effectiveness. Thousands of people from organizations across the globe have benefited from workshops and consulting services provided by Mr. Po-Chedley, including Google, General Dynamics, Hasbro, Boeing, General Motors, IBM, AT&T and General Electric. Dave has written several books…

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Instructor David B. Newman

David B. Newman
PMI-ACP, PMP

David B. Newman, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, SPHR is a co-founder and principal of Leadership Techniques, LLC, a training and consulting firm specializing in project management and leadership development. Along with his PMI credentials he holds a Master’s degree in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University as well as the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)® credential.    David has a diversified background in engineering and product development who loves …

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Instructor Lisa  Hammer

Lisa Hammer
PMP

Lisa Hammer, PMP is a co-founder and principal of Leadership Techniques, LLC, a training and consulting firm specializing in project management and leadership development. She is an engaging and entertaining presenter with over 30 years of experience in project management and staff development for both large and small firms.    Lisa has managed the implementation of several multi-million dollar programs, which included coordination of staff, consultants and subcontractors to…

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Instructor Candase  Hokanson

Candase Hokanson

Candase is a Senior Product Manager at Seilevel and a PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner. Candase helps her clients to clearly understand the desired business value of the projects she works on so that the project team can focus on only the features/requirements that bring the most value. With this technique, she has cut up to 80% of project scope in unrelated or low priority requirements for multiple projects. Additionally, Candase has developed requirements for a variety of products such as: …

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Instructor Dr. Frank T. Anbari

Dr. Frank T. Anbari
PMP

Dr. Frank T. Anbari is professor and director of the Project Management Program at Drexel University and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He holds a PhD in project management and quality enhancement, as well as an MBA and an MS in engineering. Dr. Anbari gained extensive industrial experience serving in leadership positions in engineering and information technology in major organizations. He served as a faculty member and director of the Project Management Program at The George Washington Unive…

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Instructor Karlheinz  Muenchow

Karlheinz Muenchow
PMP

As founder and president of XoJom Group, Karlheinz Muenchow is an innovator who excels at transforming the project management practice at organizations all across the globe. What sets him apart is the combination of his vast experience in technology and engineering, along with his committed passion to coach executives and managers striving for change.  Karl provides invaluable lessons developed from the real world that accelerate the process of piloting lean-agile across all organiza…

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Instructor Steven  Martin

Steven Martin

Steve is a popular, engaging trainer, facilitator, coach, and consultant known for helping all levels of organizations, from executives to managers to teams, effectively apply Agile and Lean Startup approaches. Steve brings a calmness and focus during turbulent times, aligning and guiding diverse technical and business groups to deliver exceptional outcomes and solutions.   Over the past 20+ years, Steve has worked in a wide range of industries such as healthcare IT, finance, ins…

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Instructor Sunny   Faronbi

Sunny Faronbi
PMP

A highly in-demand and respected keynote speaker, seminar leader and business coach, Sunny Faronbi’s professional experience of almost 3 decades across 4 continents continues to provide him with a wealth of knowledge and skills that he frequently draws from.   With an engineering background, Sunny began to learn what it takes to be a leader when he started leading teams of engineers and other professionals on projects across international boundaries. As a project manager, h…

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Instructor Lawrence  Suda

Lawrence Suda

Lawrence Suda is the CEO of Management Worlds/Palatine Group and is a popular and senior trainer, speaker and sought-after consultant. As a simulation designer and trainer his focus is on teamwork, business culture that drives results, a forward moving vision building leadership capability in support of business strategy and achieving key business outcomes. Larry is known for his company’s project and program management simulations and is one of the early developers of simulation learni…

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Instructor Mike  Katagiri

Mike Katagiri

World class Project Leadership Coach in the profession of project management on 4 continents for over 30 years.    Coached thousands of professionals from large organizations through complex computer supported leadership and teamwork simulations: PMI SeminarsWorld, NASA Academy of Project and Program Leadership, GM University, Electronic Arts, Jabil Corp, HP, Trane Corp, and the University of Washington.   PMI Officer during a decade of exploding growth: Preside…

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Instructor Carlene  Szostak

Carlene Szostak

Carlene Szostak a proven senior leader with a broad range of experience managing people, process and technology. She is presently a Principal of C Squared, Inc., a global strategic organization.    She has served as the COO of three organizations and a divisional executive at two others. Her background includes management level positions at H&R Block, Fiserv and Scott Paper. She has managed strategic programs for the NFL, NBA, US Olympic Committee, Mattel and General Foo…

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