Speed Networking Event

Business Acumen

Join us on May 14th for an exclusive Speed Networking event celebrating International PMO Day! Connect with industry leaders and peers in project management for an evening of valuable insights and networking opportunities.

Event Highlights:

  • Connect with experts from diverse industries
  • Expand your professional network
  • Stay current in your profession

Why attend?

  • Earn 1 PDU in Business Acumen
  • Expand your professional network
  • Discuss real-work scenarios

Join us for an evening of valuable connections and insights from industry leaders representing diverse backgrounds, including:

SI Systems – IT Staffing Consultants

Noor Muawad – An Account executive at S.I Systems since April 2018 responsible for making the match by sourcing, networking, and building strong relationships with our clients and candidates. My portfolio consists of clients such as Employment and Social Development Canada, Treasury Board Canada, Justice Canada, and Statistics Canada for whom I curate deep talent pools in Project Management, Software Development, Cyber Security and much more. As a trusted advisor, I help organizations secure talent to build secure networks, create sustainable business value, and drive scalable growth.

Hana Refaat - A recruiter at S.I Systems since September 2022 and recently promoted to Account Executive starting June 1st 2024. I specialize in sourcing, screening, and placing candidates for various technical roles within our client sites at the federal government. I actively search for qualified candidates through our database to ensure a seamless match between candidate skills and client needs.


Eric Uyttewaal (ProjectPro) – Forecast Scheduling Software Expert

Eric Uyttewaal is always working at the frontiers of project, program and portfolio management (PPM). He is perhaps a thought leader. He authored seven textbooks that are well-known among people who work in the intersection of the PMI and Microsoft worlds: ‘Forecasting Programs’, ‘Forecast Scheduling

with Microsoft Project 2010/2013/Online’ and ‘Dynamic Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2000/2002/2003’. Eric founded ProjectPro Corporation specializing in Microsoft Project and Project Online. Eric has been involved in large programs at the Canadian Forces, IBM Cognos, Northrop Grumman, SanDisk, Investors Group and Regeneron. He was president of PMI-Ottawa in 1997. Eric received awards from PMI in 2009, from MPUG in 2012, and yearly awards from Microsoft from 2010 until 2017: ‘Most Valuable Professional (MVP)’.


Lucas Laplante - Non-Profit Project Management

Lucas Laplante has worked as a Volunteer Coordinator, Special Events Coordinator, Chief Editor and Block Leader in a number of volunteer contexts within the non-profit sector. This was done specifically to gain as broad a range of experience as possible prior to entering the field of Non-Profit Project Management.


Peter Mihok – Project Management Office

Peter Mihok is a certified Project and PMO professional with over a decade of experience in leading multinational, cross-functional projects. His expertise spans various sectors, including global corporations, SMEs, non-profits, and government organizations. Peter has a proven track record in project management, process improvement, and organizational development. He serves as an Ambassador for The PMO Leader and for PMO Global Alliance, regularly volunteers for PMI, and played a pivotal role in establishing PMO-themed communities, demonstrating his commitment to the global project management community.


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Type of category: Events - Networking

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: 14 May 2024

Hour: 18:30 to 20:30

Language: English

# of PDUs: 1






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