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Schedule

Professional Development Day will take place on March 2, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM, at UBC Robson Square | 800 Robson Street | Vancouver, BC | Canada

The event includes two keynote speakers, 12 break-out sessions, a career fair, breakfast, coffee, lunch and refreshments!

Agenda details are shown in the table below:

 

Time Details
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM                              Registration / Breakfast
 
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
 
Opening Keynote: Roger Burlton - Enabling Business Agility
 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
 
Transition Time - Network with colleagues - Fire up Social Media on Your Phone #IIBAVAN
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Track 1 – Agile
Steve Adolph – Introducing the Second Agile Extensions of the BABOK
Track 2 – BA Skills
Guillermo Garcia – How to Manage time in a busy world
Track 3 – Change Management
Chris Edgelow – Business Analysis Leading Change
Track 4 – Leadership
Dr. Robert Hershorn - Business Analysts at the Forefront of Self-Awareness Driven Leadership: A Foundation for Enhancing Workplace Culture?
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Snacks & Refreshments served - #bestPDDever
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Track 1 – Agile
Andre Kaminski – DevOps Adoption and How it Changes Business Landscape
Track 2 – BA Skills
Catherine Deluca – Beyond Analysis – Providing Value
Track 3 – Change Management
Hossam Eddeen Saleh – The BA Role to a Successful Change
Track 4 – Techniques
Derek Belyea – Self-Service Tools for Data Analysts
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch - Network with Colleagues
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Track 1 – Agile
Hasnain Rizvi – Leverage Agile Principles to Manage Project Risks & Uncertainties
Track 2 – BA Skills
Irene Popescu – Discovery Interviewing: How to Build a Rapport with and Engage Stakeholders
Track 3 – BA Skills
Andrew Rose – Facilitating an Effective Retrospective
Track 4 – Techniques
Jason Kelly – Business Analysis Canvas
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Transition Time - Find a Good Seat for Closing Keynote Speaker - #bestPDDever
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Closing Keynote: Michael Bork - Health Happiness, and World Peace through laugher!
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Closing Remarks / Announcements
3:15 PM 4:15 PM Snacks & Refreshments - Network with colleagues –
Fire up Social Media on Your Phone #IIBAVAN
TBD Career Fair / Exhibitor booth
NOTE: Whilst the session program is not expected to change, small amendments may be made to accommodate speaker availability.