PMI Bluegrass Chapter September 2018 Events
Two great speaker options and an Outreach Project!
PMI Bluegrass Chapter Lexington Luncheon Meetings, September 2018
When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Where: Lexington Central Library, 140 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507
Timing: Networking begins at 11:30am, presentation at noon.
Presentation: 1899 Courthouse + $32M Renovation & Remodeling Project = Ida Lee Willis Award.
Registration Link: Click_Here
Speaker: HOLLY B. WIEDEMANN
Historic renovation and remodeling projects have a number of special elements. Holly B Wiedemann will be sharing her perspective on the Lexington Courthouse renovation project and the unique issues that an historic building brings to the project. The quality of this project was recognized with the prestigious Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Award. (link to article)
Holly Wiedemann is the founder, owner and President of AU Associates, Inc. AU was founded in 1990 on the principles of adaptive use and focuses on opportunities for urban infill as well as the revitalization of existing structures. Holly’s firm, AU Associates, has been directly responsible for creating over 750 units of mixed income housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial space and over $178 million of projects across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and West Virginia. This number includes the most recently completed Lexington developments; Davis Park View, multi-family affordable housing in downtown, Parkside 1,2 and 3, the historic First Presbyterian Apartments located between the Lexington Courthouse and Gratz Park on Market Street, historic Midway School Apartments and Bakery, Windy Corner Market and several other adaptive re-use developments across Kentucky and West Virginia. AU is also the development agent, on behalf of the City of Lexington, now completing the re-use of the historic Fayette County Courthouse. AU’s projects have received more than 45 local, state and national awards, including an unprecedented four Timmie Awards for historic preservation and five Ida Lee Willis awards. Holly received the 2010 AIA Citizens Laureate Award. She was inducted into the JA Business Hall of Fame in 2016 and is the recipient of the 2017 Blue Grass Trust John Wesley Hunt award for lifetime service to preservation.
PMI Bluegrass Chapter Frankfort Luncheon Meetings, September 2018
When: 09/27 Frankfort
Where: Frankfort Library, Community Room, Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort, KY
Timing: Networking begins at 11:30am, presentation at noon
Presentation: Passionate Product Owners – Building the Right Thing
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Speaker: Matthew Bower
Matthew will be discussing the role of the Product Owner. During our journey, we will explore tools and methods for the Product Owner that enable them to build the right thing, including Scrum.
Matthew Bower is a Product Owner at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet helping to shape the vision for the applications and services which build and maintain the roadways for the Commonwealth. Matthew believes in passionate product ownership – and that the primary goal of a Product Owner is to collaborate successfully and enjoy making delightful products. Matthew has over 10 years’ experience working in project management. He is an Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner and Certified Scrum Master from ScrumAlliance.org
PMI Bluegrass Community Outreach Project September 2018
Registration is closed, Volunteers are trained, and Nametags are printed!
On Friday, Sept 14, 2018, the PMI Bluegrass chapter is hosting a workshop for non-profit agencies that server the Lexington area.
- The event will be focused on the needs of local non-profit organizations by sharing an introduction to Project Management as a valuable methodology that can enable organizational efficiency and effectiveness to better fulfill the organization's mission.
- To facilitate group discussion, the number of participants will be capped, with one or two from each agency.
- We have invited agencies in the Bluegrass area, representing the diverse services and interests in the region
- We are charging the agency participants a nominal fee per person but this fee does not cover the costs of the event
The Planning Team and the Event Day Team are all excited to welcome the eight agency participants from seven different groups from across Lexington.
Thank you to all of the PMI Bluegrass volunteers and the board who have been this event possible.
Thank you to all our sponsors for participating in this event and their generous gifts which have made this event possible and more accessible to our Bluegrass non-profit organizations. You are invited to check out their products and services and their work in our community
Project Friends (minimum $100 level)
PMI Bluegrass Chapter:
Workbook, templates & material generously prepared & provided…
Solarity: Helping people, organizations, and communities THRIVE!
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Contact: http://www.solarity.com/, 859-215-0253
Barnes PM Consulting
Project Partners ($50 level)
Abel Construction Co., Inc
Project Supporters ($25 level)
Ward’s Kentucky Specialties
ExecuTrain of Kentucky