PMI Michigan Thumb Chapter

PMI Thumb Chapter Jan 2022 Dinner Meeting

PMI Thumb Chapter Jan 2022 Dinner Meeting

Join us for the PMI Thumb Chapter Meeting - 01/19/2022

TOPIC: How I used PMP Techniques to Write My Book “100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die”

    BONUS: Meet The Board! Board Member Interviews

PDU: 1 - Technical - .5 Leadership

SPEAKER:  Amy J. Piper, PMP, Ph.D., PMP

     BONUS: Selected Board Members

ABSTRACT:

As Dr. Piper has moved toward retiring from Project Management in the IT industry, she continues to use her project management skills to drive change in her life. This presentation will demonstrate how she has used classic project management techniques to transform from IT Project Manager to retire as a travel writer. She relied heavily on these project management techniques to author her new book “100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die,” maintain her freelance travel writing, all while managing a day job.

     BONUS: PMI-MTC Director of Social Media, will be interviewing a few of our chapter's sitting board members.

BIOGRAPHY:

Amy Piper adj

Amy Piper, Ph.D., PMP, has been in the IT project management field for over 35 years. She was a founding board member of the Michigan Capital Area Chapter of PMI and served on the board for ten years in several roles.

As she moves into retirement from project management, she has used project management techniques to transform her career into a published author and travel writer, all while managing her day job. Today Piper is a Lansing, Michigan-based freelance travel writer, blogger, and photographer. Bomb-sniffing dogs chased her in the middle of the night in Bogota, gate agents refused her boarding to Paraguay (wrong visa), 21 lions surrounded her Land Rover while on safari, and Federal Marshalls announced her seat number on a plane looking for a murder suspect (traded seats). It’s always an adventure! She even finds adventures close to home in Lansing, Michigan. She contributed the Michigan chapter in an anthology called “Midwest Road Trip Adventures.” Reedy Press has recently published her book “100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die.” You can follow her adventures at www.FollowthePiper.com, @100ThingsLansing, or www.AmyPiper.com.

 

 Meeting Location: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 713 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Dinner and Presentation: 6:00 - 8:00 PM, BONUS program starts at 6:30, Speaker Presentation begins at 7:15 PM, Networking starts around 5:30.

 

Chapter Members  
     Dinner and Presentation* $TBD
     Attend Presentation $ 5.00
Non-Chapter Members  
     Dinner and Presentation* $TBD
     Attend Presentation $10.00
Students  
     Dinner and Presentation* $TBD
     Attend Presentation $ 5.00
Chapter Board Member  
     Dinner and Presentation* $TBD
     Attend Presentation Free

 

Dinner Selections are:  Chicken Plate, Maize and Blue Dinner Salad, or Broiled Whitefish.  *Dinner Registrations End Monday, prior to meeting,  at 11:00PM. Discounts can only be applied if you are logged in to our website.

Event Properties

Event Date 01-19-2022
Event End Date 01-19-2022
Registration Start Date 08-28-2021
Cut off date 01-17-2022
Individual Price TBD
Location Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Chapter Membership

Total Members 139
New Members This Year 9
PMP® Members 99
CAPM® Members 4
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 4
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 1
Members with no Certification 36

Open Board Positions

PMI-MTC Open Board Positions

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