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Location: Normandie Farm Restaurant, Potomac MD
Topic: "CyberSecurity Primer for Project Managers"

Presenter: Dr. Alex Akpodiete (JD, PMP, ITIL, CPHIMS, Sec.+)

Presenter Bio: Dr. Akpodiete is an IT & Cyber Security Consultant, Subject Matter Expert (SME), Mediator & Conflict Coach, Educator & Trainer, cloud analyst, Health Informaticist, and certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, with a varied inter-disciplinary education and experience. Certifications include ITIL, Information Security & Assurance, A+, Security+, Cloud Essentials, certified PMP®, Certified Associate in Health Information & Management Systems – CAHIMS. He is currently the CEO of The Atawa Group, an international consulting

Presentation Abstract: Project Management of Cyber Security does not always follow normal methodology approaches. Whether it is controls, vulnerability scanning of hardware/software, or accreditation/certification of systems/programs, there is a great chance that there is a cyber element to your Project scope within the IT world. This presentation will examine a number of methods and techniques used to steal data and information including real-life examples of cyberattacks and data leaks that have become common in today’s work environment. You will walk away with an understanding of tips & techniques for how to be more of an asset to your organization's cyber security efforts as well as the impact of organizations that don't make the right strategic decisions regarding their cyber security efforts.

Location: Normandie Farm Potomac MD

Our Meeting agenda is as follows:

5:00 to 6:30 PM Informal Social/Networking - A cash bar will be available ;
5:30 to 6:30 PM Complimentary Project Showcase presented by Ms. Karen Cagle (Separate Registration is required)
6:30 to 7:45 PM Dinner
7:45 to 8:00 PM Announcements and Introductions
8:00 to 9:00 PM Presentation by Dr. Akpodiete

Dinner Menu Selections
1 - Roasted Boneless Breast of Chicken, Wild Mushroom Madeira
2 - Capelini d' Angelo with Roasted Vegetables & Garlic, Virgin Olive Oil
3 - Grilled Filet of Atlantic Salmon, Sauce Béarnaise
4 – Special Request

Dinner also includes:

Salad Normandie
Carrots and Mashed Potatoes (for entrees 1 and 3)
Chocolate Truffle Cake, Whipped Cream for dessert

NOTICE: The cost for dinner is $30 for PMI Montgomery County, MD Chapter members and $40 for non-members & guests. The cost of the dinner will be the same regardless if you pay in advance online or in person at the door.

Please make your online reservation no later than 5:00 PM Sunday , April 28th, 2019 as the registration system will be taken offline at that point in order to prepare for the 5/1/19 meeting.
Date: 05/01/2019 05:30 PM
Location: Normandie Farm Restaurant, Potomac MD
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Showcase Topic: Tips & Tools for Entrepreneurship

Presentation Synopsis: With the recent partial closure of the Federal Government, the value of having supplemental sources of income has become clear to the masses. Juggling your career responsibilities and personal family obligations often does not allow for any additional commits of responsibility/accountability. How can one consistently have a second gig?

Learn the mentality and techniques from Ms. Cagle as she shares her professional path and success and how she applies a Project Management life cycle mentality to her daily practices. Learn tips on how to lead virtually, how best to both initiate and sustain entrepreneurship as well as how to get and stay motivated as a lifelong learner.

Presenter: Ms. Karen Cagle, MBA

Ms. Karen Cagle (United States Air Force Reserve) balances year-long active assignments for her military service with being the Owner/CEO of two companies (Wedding & Event Management / Catering) in her home state of Alabama. She has been a Adjunct Professor teaching Entrepreneurship as well as several public speaking engagements on the topic. Ms. Cagle has both an MBA from Troy University as well as a Masters in Business Conflict Management from the University of Alabama.

Discussion will begin at 5:30pm preceding the monthly PMI dinner program and last about 45-50 minutes. We will meet in the patio room at Normandie Farm (look for signs on the way in)

Please grab a refreshing drink from the bar and join the discussion!

(0.75 PDU - Strategic & Business Management provided for verified attendance)
Date: 05/01/2019 05:30 PM



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