PMI '98 in review

at the crossroads of past, present and future

This article reports on PMI's 1998 Seminars & Symposium, held in Long Beach, California at the Long Beach Convention Center. Keynote speakers included Dr. Janet Lapp, speaking about the qualities that make a good project manager; Jim Taylor, whose presentation focused on personal development as the core of success; and Dr. Cynthia Earle, who urged the audience to use their skills to preserve the environment. Other events featured at the conference included the Standards working session, the annual Global Project Management Forum, and selection of the PMI Person of the Year. The issues dealt with affect all members of the profession, even though less than ten percent of the membership normally attend the annual Symposium.
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