PMI-OC Meeting

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Saturday, June 4, 2011 -- PMI-OC June 2011 Advanced Topics Seminar. Keith Montgomery, PMP and vice president of business development at Discovix, Inc., will lead a half-day workshop June 4, 2011, on negotiating skills as part of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapters Advanced Topics Seminars. The workshop will help attendees learn better general and project negotiating skills, as well as identify opportunities to negotiate in their professional and private lives.

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PMI-OC March 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012 -- PMI-OC March 2012 Dinner Meeting. Sylvan Finestone, past president PMI-OC, program manager, and PMO lead, will discuss the future of project management and how project management professionals can be meaningful to businesses at the March 13, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter.

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PMI-OC July 2011 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 -- PMI-OC July 2011 Dinner Meeting. Paula Campbell, director of Southern California Edisons SmartConnect advanced metering initiative, will share how project management practices contributed to the programs success at the July meeting of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter (PMI-OC). The SmartConnect Program also is being recognized as the 2011 Project of the Year for PMI-OC.

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PMI-OC January 2013 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 -- PMI-OC January 2013 Dinner Meeting. Hank Mondaca, a marketing specialist and vice president, western region at Sonic Mobile USA, will discuss mobile marketing communication tools for today's innovative project managers at the Jan. 8, 2013, meeting of the Project Management Institute?s s Orange County Chapter.

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PMI-OC August 2012 Networking Event

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012 -- PMI-OC August 2012 Networking Event. The Orange County Chapter of the Project Management Institute will host a dinner and miniature golf tournament. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC November 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 -- PMI-OC November 2012 Dinner Meeting. Mike Sanders, PMP and IT Manager at Southern California Edison, will discuss multitasking in today?s s fast-paced work environment at the Nov. 13, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institute?s s Orange County Chapter. Sanders will discuss how multitasking works, what it can do for you, and what it can do to you.

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PMI OC August 2012 Advanced Topics Seminar

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Saturday, August 4, 2012 -- PMI OC August 2012 Advanced Topics Seminar. Dave Cornelius, a veteran information technology solutions consultant and doctoral candidate, will lead a half-day workshop August 4, 2012, on how to lead global teams successfully as part of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter?s s Advanced Topics Seminars.

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PMI-OC December 2012 Advanced Topics Seminar

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Saturday, December 8, 2012 -- PMI-OC December 2012 Advanced Topics Seminar. Marty Wartenberg, chief inventor for ZBglobal, a training and software company, and former project management and systems engineering teacher with the UC Irvine extension program, will lead a workshop Dec. 8, 2012, on how to achieve project success as part of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter?s s Advanced Topics Seminars.

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PMI-OC June 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012 -- PMI-OC June 2012 Dinner Meeting. Members of the Web presentation team for Southern California Edisons SmartConnect advanced metering initiative will be recognized as winners of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter (PMI-OC) 2012 Project of the Year at a dinner meeting June 12.

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PMI-OC October 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012 -- PMI-OC October 2012 Dinner Meeting. Rachel Medrano, PMP, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting, will discuss how a top consulting firm puts the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) into project management at the Oct. 9, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institute?s s Orange County Chapter.

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PMI-OC July 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 -- PMI-OC July 2012 Dinner Meeting. Dan Stetson, president and CEO of the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, will discuss the challenges, constraints, and collaboration required to raise funds for the construction and ongoing operation of the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center at the July 17 meeting of the Project Management Institute?s s Orange County Chapter. Stetson will provide takeaways that attendees can implement in their professional and personal lives.

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PMI OC December 2011 Advanced Topics Seminar

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Saturday, December 3, 2011 -- PMI OC December 2011 Advanced Topics Seminar. Joe Brannon, international management consultant, entrepreneur, and educator, will lead a half-day workshop Dec. 3, 2011, on how to apply project portfolio management skills as part of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapters Advanced Topics Seminars. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC May 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 -- PMI-OC May 2012 Dinner Meeting. Jason Scott, founder of 120° Venture Construction, Inc., will discuss communication as a leadership tool at the May 8, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter. Scott, who has dedicated his career and livelihood to the advancement of project management, will share tips and techniques for communicating effectively, instilling confidence in the project team, and leading projects to success.

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PMI-OC August 2011 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 -- PMI-OC August 2011 Dinner Meeting. Eric Gildenhuys, international coach in marketing, sales, and operations, will address effective business conversations at the Aug. 9 meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter. Gildenhuys will present techniques and approaches to increase an individuals communications skills and enhance his or her interactive abilities, especially during business gatherings. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC Nov. 2011 Advanced Topics Seminar

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Saturday, November 5, 2011 -- PMI-OC Nov. 2011 Advanced Topics Seminar. Raphael Natale, award-winning speaker and author, will lead a half-day workshop Nov. 5, 2011, on motivation and increasing personal productivity regardless of external conditions as part of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapters Advanced Topics Seminars. Attendees will learn more about triggers, coping mechanisms, and accountability. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC January 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012 -- PMI-OC January 2012 Dinner Meeting. Lindon Crow, a leadership and motivational speaker from Productive Learning and Leisure, will discuss the correlation between thoughts and how they can limit success at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter. Crow also will cover understanding human behavior and using it as a tool, as well as identifying dysfunctional communication and developing new solutions to problem areas.

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PMI-OC October 2011 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- PMI-OC October 2011 Dinner Meeting. Erika Flora, principal consultant and co-founder of Beyond20, will present five ways to stand out as a project manager in todays economy at the Oct. 11 meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter. Flora will discuss effective ways to stand out, including creating a career safety net and being viewed as an expert in your field. Attendees will leave with tips that can be put to use. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC June 2011 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011 -- PMI-OC June 2011 Dinner Meeting. Ray Stratton, PMP, EVP, and founder/president of Management Technologies, will discuss how hard-won lessons from flying can be applied to project management at the June 14 meeting of Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter. See [link].

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PMI-OC and Dale Carnegie Training Program

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 -- PMI-OC and Dale Carnegie Training Program. The Orange County Chapter of the Project Management Institute and Dale Carnegie Training are hosting a joint one-day training program focused on successfully managing people in projects, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. The program will show attendees how to apply Dale Carnegies proven human relations principles to the unique people problems faced by project managers. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC May 2011 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011 -- PMI-OC May 2011 Dinner Meeting. Paul Glen, author and founder of C2 Consulting, will discuss how technology organizations can grow better leaders and help technical managers perform at their best at the May 10 meeting of the Project Management Institute Orange County Chapter. See [link] (more

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PMI-OC Project Management Conference 2011

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011 -- PMI-OC Project Management Conference 2011. Orange County Chapter of the Project Management Institute will hold a conference and job fair Sept. The event focuses on enhancing business value with project management and includes sessions on project management education and soft skills. Project managers also can meet with potential employers.

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PMI-OC February 2012 Dinner Meeting

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 -- PMI-OC February 2012 Dinner Meeting. John Tonsick, an expert on fraud and founder of Fraud Solutions, will discuss how to implement internal controls to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud, and make them work for your organization at the Feb. 14, 2012, meeting of the Project Management Institutes Orange County Chapter.

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Precision Medicine In Trump Era? California Presses Own Modest Program

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Bush healthcare Institute of Computational Health Sciences Life Sciences Obama PMI Precision Medicine Stem Cell Research UCSF University of California

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As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges

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PMI officials acknowledged the importance of gaining the public’s trust. “It’s front and center in every decision we’re making,” said Gwynne Jenkins, the chief of staff for the PMI cohort program, the team building the volunteer database. It was “always the plan” to apply for the coordinating center job, said Vanderbilt associate professor of biomedical informatics Joshua Denny, the school’s PMI point man. The U.S.

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If Budget Holds, NIH Precision Study Could Be Flush As Volunteers Arrive

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But as things stand, the Precision Medicine Initiative, or PMI, could get as much as. Until this week, many U.S. government science agencies and programs seemed destined for a big haircut, plus the loss of a limb or two.

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PMP Exam Prep Workshop

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PMI-OC. Saturday, April 4, 2009 -- PMP Exam Prep Workshop. Project management certification. Email programs@pmi-oc.org.

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Agile Training Class

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Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- June 2011 PMI-OC Agile Training Class. Mark Layton, organizational strategist/PMI certification instructor, will lead a two-day Agile Scrum Master Certification training class June 1112, 2011. The class, organized by Project Management Institute Orange County, includes instruction, exercises, and the Platinum Edge "Agile Success" training manual. See [link].

Tribogenics Adds Advisor

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Tribogenics currently is applying its hand held X-ray technology for performing non-destructive testing (NDT) and PMI of metals and alloys. Los Angeles-based Tribogenics , which is developing X-ray technology, said last week that it has added Professor Giuseppe Pezzotti to its Scientific Advisory Board. Pezzotti is at the Kyoto Institute of Technology.

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SCQAA San Fernando Meeting

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Thursday, October 23, 2008 -- "Using the Balanced Scorecard to Measure Project Success" and "Three Leadership Competencies Every PM Needs " SCQAA San Fernando and PMI Los Padres Joint Meeting. See [link] (more

Tribogenics Gets Funding From Nikon

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Tribogenics is led by Dale Fox, and is initially targeting its devices for use in non-destructive testing (NDT) and PMI of metals and alloys, although the technology has potential in other scientific, security, and even medical applications.

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Tribogenics Launches Handheld Metal Identification Device

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The company said the device can be used for positive materials identification (PMI), scrap metal recycling, quality assurance and quality control. Los Angeles-based Tribogenics , the UCLA spinout which is developing hand held X-ray devices, has rolled out its first product, a handheld device for analyzing metal alloys.

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Project Management Professional Certification Prep Classes

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The Project Management Institute- Orange County Chapter announces Winter Session PMP Prep Classes PMI-OC will once again offer a six session preparation class for the PMP Certification examination. Saturday, January 31, 2009 -- Project Management Professional Certification Prep Classes. The PMP is a world wide recognized designation that sets the standard for professionalism and competency in the Project Management discipline. See [link] (more

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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You can also use Southern California Tech Central's list of Organizations to find possible events: UCLA , CalTech , Twiistup , USC , AeA , TCVN , OCTANE , BarCamp , Enterprise Forum , TCOSC , LAVA , UCI , LINC , UCSD , AWT , Digital Hollywood , WITI , TechBiz , ASP , Stirrers and Shakers , AMA , ACG , Pepperdine , PMI , CTC , LMU , LARTA , AITP , iHollywood. Great post by John Shiple.

Recruitment Goal In Obama Precision Med Study: 1M in 3 or 4 Years

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National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins (pictured) and FDA commissioner Rob Califf spoke on a call this afternoon to update the Precision Medicine Initiative, or PMI, which President Obama unveiled in early 2015.

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