March 2024 PMI-MC Monthly Chapter Dinner Event

March 2024 PMI-MC Monthly Chapter Dinner Event


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$35 PMI Montgomery County Valid Members | $55 Non-Members

Post registration, please contact chapter leadership if you are not able to attend the event 

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PMI-Montgomery County MD Chapter March  2024 Monthly Virtual Event
Wednesday,  March 6th 2024
In-Person Valid Member Price: $35 
In-Person Non-Member/Guest Price: $55
Virtual Member  / Non Member Price: $0.00
Topic: Aligning Portfolio Governance and Project Governance for an Effective Framework
Speaker: Mr. Kevin Eastland, Associate Partner, Gartner
PDU: 1.0 – Ways of Working
Presentation Abstract:

In today’s dynamic business environment, organizations face the challenge of managing multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring alignment with strategic objectives. Portfolio governance and project governance serve as pivotal frameworks in navigating this complexity, yet often operate in silos, leading to inefficiencies and disjointed outcomes. Please consider joining us as we explore the imperative of aligning portfolio governance and project governance to establish a cohesive and effective framework that optimizes resource allocation, mitigates risks, and enhances project delivery.

In conclusion, the alignment of portfolio governance and project governance is essential for establishing an effective framework that optimizes resource allocation, mitigates risks, and enhances project delivery. By fostering collaboration, transparency, and alignment between these governance frameworks, organizations can maximize the value derived from their project portfolios and achieve their strategic objectives efficiently and effectively.

Presenter Bio:

Kevin Eastland is a Senior Director with Gartner Consulting, focusing on the Federal Government sector. He currently covers the Air Force, Space Force, Navy and Marine portfolio for Gartner Consulting. Mr. Eastland has a wealth of experience advising senior Department of Defense (DoD) leaders and leading executive-level IT initiatives in strategy development, sourcing, governance and organizational design. Mr. Eastland joined Gartner in 2019 and works out of the Gartner offices in Arlington, Virginia. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Eastland was a Colonel in the United States Air Force.  He has a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a focus on Technology Management from the University of California-Davis and a master’s degree in Transportation Management and Logistics from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Additionally, he graduated from National War College with a master’s degree in National Security Strategy.


That’s Amore Restaurant, 15201 Shady Grove Rd #1, Rockville, MD 20850  (Downstairs Banquet Entrance)

Simulcast delivered via Zoom; At Present’s Request, there will not be the normal On-Demand access of the Presentation on the Chapter YouTube Channel


Registration Check-In Opens at 5:30pm (Social Hour Begins)

Dinner Services starts no later than 6:45pm

Zoom Room Opens @ 7:15pm

Chapter Business Remarks No Earlier Than @ 7:30pm

Mr. Eastland’s Presentation w/ Q&A to follow – NLT 7:40pm

Program concludes No Later Than @ 9:00pm after Chapter Closing Remarks
MENU – $35 for Valid Members , $55 For Guests/Non-Members
1.) Crispy Chicken Parmesan served with Spaghetti Bolognese
2.) Summer Primavera Pasta w/marina cream sauce
3.) Jumbo Shrimp Scampi w/ Linguini
4.) Special Request (Vegan/Gluten-Free/Allergies)
Served with Hot and Fresh Italian Bread w/ garlic-oil dipping sauce
Greek Salad
Cannoli for dessert
Please make your online reservation no later than 10:00 pm Monday March 4th as the registration system will be taken offline at that point in order to prepare for the 3/6/24 meeting.

Additional information

Are you a PMI Member?

Member, Non-Member

Meal Choice

1 -Crispy Chicken Parmesan, 2 – Summer Primavera Pasta, 3 – Jumbo Shrimp Scampi, 4 – Special Request (Gluten Free/ Vegan/Allergies)


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