Programs Overview

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The PMIWDC Program Events have something to offer to everyone in the Project Management Community. The events include the Monthly Chapter Events, Special Events, Local Community Meetings, Book Clubs, and Webinars. The Monthly Chapter Events are the main events featuring dinner at the centrally located Sheraton Tysons Hotel. The Special Events are held on weekday mornings, Saturday mornings, and at local universities to accommodate busy schedules. The Local Communities Meetings are convenient for those that can only spare their lunch hour. Finally, the Webinars are a great option for those not available to attend the in-person events. All of the events offer PDUs in the three PMI Talent Triangle areas including Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic and Business Management.

Monthly Chapter Events

Discuss an essential PM Book, share ideas during the invigorating networking session, find project management solutions during PM Industry Insights and attend an entertaining keynote during the dinner meeting.

  • PM Industry Insights - Discussion based sessions delivered in various formats such as presentation on tools, industry panels, and workshops. Earn 1 PDU!
  • Networking - Exhibit hall session including networking activities, poster presentations, raffles, and more.
  • Dinner Meeting - Keynote style dinner session focused on indispensable project management topics. Earn 1 PDU!

Special Events

Benefit from informational meetings during weekday mornings, Saturday mornings, or in the evenings at local universities.

  • PM in the AM (1 PDU) – Quarterly executive morning meetings that serve breakfast and are held in Washington, D.C.
  • PM Saturday (1 PDU) – Quarterly morning meetings for PMs that provide breakfast and are held in the southern-most region of Northern Virginia.
  • University PM Talks (1.5 PDUs) – Quarterly evenings meetings held at local universities for students, young professionals, PMIWDC members, and non-members.

Local Community Events

Attend monthly and quarterly local meetings that take place during lunch time at various locations throughout the DC metro area. Most of the meetings are free of charge and open to PMIWDC members and non-members. Find a community near you!

  • Agile Meetup
  • Ballston Local Community
  • Census Local Community
  • Chantilly Local Community
  • Fair Lakes VA Monthly Brownbag Luncheon
  • IRS Local Community
  • M2D2 Monthly Downtown DC Meetings
  • PMI Cloud & Sybersecurity
  • Reston Agile Breakfast Club
  • Shenandoah Valley Community
  • Sunrise Valley Luncheon

Book Clubs

Share and discuss your opinions about key Project and Program Management books with your PM industry peers. There is no Book Club membership fee and you can earn one PDU for every study hour. The clubs are open to any PMIWDC member and there is space for up to 15 people.

Webinars

Participate in the one-hour webinars held six times per year to learn about the latest trends and techniques in Project Management.