PMI Lunch & Learn
Monday, October 20th, 2014
Location: IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais Street, Columbia SC
Date: Monday, October 20th, 2014
Time: 11:45 am (buffet lunch); 12:00 noon (program starts); 1:00 pm (program ends)
Guest Speaker: Todd Lewis, Executive Director of IT-oLogy @Innovista
Workshop Topic: Giving Back Pays Off
Earn More PDUs through Community Service
During the October L&L program, attendees will explore the changes in PMI's PDU Category Structure and Policies as well as the increased opportunities to earn PDU credits through Community Service.
Guest Speaker - Todd Lewis, Executive Director of the IT-oLogy team in Columbia, SC will provide an overview of the IT-oLogy Projects scheduled for 2015.
The IT-oLogy Portfolio for 2015offers valuable opportunities for Chapter Member engagement; giving back to the profession and the community and can assist in earning the PDUs required to maintain PMI certifications.
Read more about IT-oLogy here; IT-oLogy.org
He is responsible for overall operations of the IT-oLogy @ Innovista office. It Includes program development and delivery, partner recruitment and development, marketing, and fundraising. IT-oLogy is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to growing the number of IT professionals in the U.S.
Mr. Lewis also started and Chairs All Things Open, an open source technology conference located in the Raleigh/Research Triangle area of North Carolina. He is responsible for all planning, coordination, and marketing. The conference features some of the most well known experts in the field of open source technology as well as the largest and most influential IT companies in the U.S.
He serves as Chair of Great Wide Open, a conference dedicated to open source, open tech, and the open web. Responsible for nearly every aspect of the event, and thankful for the opportunity. We host some of the most well known open experts in the world in downtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street.
Todd serves as Chair of the Palmetto Open Source Software Conference (POSSCON). Responsible for overall conference management and oversight. Involved in every operational and planning facet.
POSSCON has become one of the largest open source events in the southeast. In 2013 approximately 500 people for 16 states and 7 countries attended and participated. The event featured the industry's most well known speakers and companies.
Additionally, Mr. Lewis is Managing Partner at Palmetto Computer Labs, LLC where he is responsible for overall strategy, development and management. He works with partners to determine service focus areas, and assures client expansion, maintenance, and support.
Attendees will have an opportunity to talk with IT-oLogy staff before and after the program. A volunteer sign-up sheet for 2015 projects planned for IT-ology and the Midlands Chapter will be available at the end of the program.
IT-oLogy is a non-profit collaboration of businesses, academic institutions and organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development and advancing the IT profession. Your volunteer support will help to PROMOTE, TEACH AND GROW IT in the Midlands.
Midlands Chapter Members can build/strengthen professional networks; make new friends; touch lives in meaningful ways and make a difference in the Community and earn PDUs in the process.