Professional Development Day 2019 - Program Schedule

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Program Schedule

Professional Development Day will take place on March 2, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM, at UBC Robson Square located at 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 Category Details
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration  
Check-in and Receive your Program Guide

Breakfast Served

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8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Opening Keynote  
Roger Burlton - Enabling Business Agility
 
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break  
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9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions #1  
Track 1 – Techniques
Jason Kelly – Business Analysis Canvas
Track 2 – Agile
Steve Adolph – Introducing the Second Agile Extensions of the BABOK
Track 3 – BA Skills
Guillermo Garcia – How to Manage time in a busy world
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 Break  
Snacks & Refreshments Served

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11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Breakout Sessions #2  
Track 1 – Techniques
Derek Belyea – Self-Service Tools for Data Analysts
Track 2 – Agile
Andre Kaminski – DevOps Adoption and How it Changes Business Landscape
Track 3 – BA Skills
Catherine Deluca – Beyond Analysis – Providing Value
Track 4 – Change Management
Hossam Eddeen Saleh – The BA Role to a Successful Change
 
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch  
Buffet Lunch Served

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1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Breakout Sessions #3                          
Track 1 – Techniques
Andrew Rose – Facilitating an Effective Retrospective
Track 2 – Agile
Hasnain Rizvi – Leverage Agile Principles to Manage Project Risks & Uncertainties
Track 3 – BA Skills
Irene Popescu – Discovery Interviewing: How to Build a Rapport with and Engage Stakeholders
Track 4 – Change Management
Chris Edgelow – Business Analysis Leading Change

 

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Break  
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2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Closing Keynote  
Michael Bork - Health Happiness, and World Peace through laughter!
 
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Announcements  
Closing Remarks / Draws
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM                                                         Break  
Snacks & Refreshments Served

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2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Career Fair / Exhibitors  
Open to Everyone *Advanced registration is required

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NOTE: Whilst the session program is not expected to change, small amendments may be made to accommodate speaker availability.

Early bird pricing is available until Dec 31, 2018.
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