October 2018 Chapter Meeting: COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

October 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Norris Meetings and Events Center
2525 West Anderson Lane, #365
Austin, TX 78757


Norris Centers 

Norris Centers
2525 West Anderson Lane, #365 
Austin, TX 78757 


Our dinner events have been selling out, so please register early! Dinner ticket registration has been extended through Saturday, October 20 at 6:00 PM. Session(s) online registration closes on Monday, October 22 at 5:30 PM. Please note: If you have paid for your PMI Austin Chapter Membership within the past 48 hours, register as a guest and self-report the PDUs.

Menu: TBD. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available.

5:30 – 7:00 pm
(.5 Leadership PDU)
Registration, Business Meeting, Networking and Dinner (Cash Bar)


7:00 – 9:00 pm 
(2 Leadership PDUs)

Celebrations! ~ Music, Fun, Laughter! ~ New excitement! ~ Invite someone, enter to win $50 gift cards! ~  Free gifts ~ Multiple guest passes to non-members ~ Career opportunities ~  Several major employers on the spot for hiring ~ Students from colleges, high schools, friends, and prospective project managers ~ Mentoring and certification opportunities ~ Vision/goals attainment for 2018 ~ Milestones, achievements, and recognition ~ Celebrate our sponsors and other stakeholders ~ Opportunity to volunteer ~ and more!


Panelist: Tonya Hofmann
CEO and founder of the Public Speakers Association

Tonya Hoffmann is a globally sought-after speaker, host of Tonya Hoffann's Fabulous TV Show, and best-selling author of seven books. She is winner of four major awards, including the eWomenNetwork Conference “Business Matchmaker of the Year” and Global Mentorship Award for the Evolutionary Business Council. Tonya has appeared on the cover of five magazines with the featured article in each—one on the cover of her main competitor!

Panelist: Dave Gawlik
President and CEO, PMware

David Gawlik’s high-performance career spans more than 20 years in various leadership roles for successful enterprise software organizations such as Parametric Technology, Siebel, and VMware. Dave joined PMware as its first sales representative in 2003, and his passion, hands-on approach and commitment to client success have led to a long track record of performance across many leadership positions, including his current role as CEO. He recently led the successful acquisition of Legato Management Solutions. Dave holds a BBA in Marketing from Texas State University. He is actively involved in giving back to the community through charitable donations. 

Panelist: Benjamin Anyacho
Senor Project Manager, TxDOT and 2018 PMI Austin Chapter President

Advancing with Personal Net Promoter Score (pNPS). Net Promoter Score®, or NPS®, measures customer experience and predicts business growth. This proven metric has transformed the business world and now provides the core measurement for customer experience management programs the world around. pNPS measures stakeholder experience and predicts personal relational and career growth and provides the core measurement for stakeholder experience management. In Advancing with pNPS, we shall identify and define how a high scpre can distinguish a project manager as a superior leader in a politically charged project environment. 

Moderator: Shawn Kotoske
Senior Executive at Public Partnership


PMI Education Foundation Scholarship Award Recipients

Venkatesh Jadhav, PMP
David McCarty

Thanks to our Chapter Meeting Sponsors!

 Norris Centers

...and Thanks to our 2018 Fall Symposium Sponsors!

Silver Sponsors

Apex Systems

Banyan Group

OptiMind Institute

PMware Technology

PS Promotions

Bronze Sponsor

Sistema Technologies

Exhibitor Sponsor

Successful Projects

In-Kind Sponsor



For any issues with registration, email registration@pmiaustin.org. For questions about claiming PDUs, email VP of Professional Development.

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$25.00 PMI Austin Chapter Member: Dinner & Presentations
$20.00 Earlybird rate before October 18

$35.00 Non-Member: Dinner & Presentations
$30.00 Earlybird rate before October 18

$15.00 PMI Austin Chapter Member: Presentations Only
$10.00 Earlybird rate before October 18

$25.00 Non-Member: Presentations Only
$20.00 Earlybird rate before October 18