2020 Conference

17th Critical Chain Conference

May 12-13, 2020
Held virtually!

Conference Presenters

Participants engaged with Project Management Leaders who have transformed their organizations. They were able to listen to real Project Managers and their first-hand experiences, challenges, and results, with a question-and-answer session after each.

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Here are the companies, titles, and presenters:

  • Abbott Laboratories
    Using ProChain to Manage a Highly Complex Medical Device Product Transfer Worth $200MM in Revenue
    Mark Frinder, Sr. Operations Manager
    Todd Thessen, Sr. Site Director, Operations
  • Embraer S.A.
    Embraer and TOC – A Journey of Achievements
    Edy Aparecido, Director, New Development Programs
  • Endologix, Inc.
    We are Changing the Question: Prioritizing Priorities
    Valerie Tansley, Vice President, Global Program Management
    Matt Hellewell, Director, Program Management
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a Johnson and Johnson Company)
    How Project Management Data Drives Profound Improvement Through New Insights
    Jesse Conard, Head of Project & Portfolio Management
  • NuVasive, Inc.
    Past, Present and Future: Lessons Learned from 20+ Years of ProChain
    Mike Moeller, Senior VP of R&D and Operations
  • NXP Semiconductors
    NXP SOC Design Experience Using Critical Chain
    Matthieu Altairac, Technical Project Manager
  • ProChain Solutions
    Introduction to ProChain Fusion Software
    Nic Andrews, Director of Software Development
    Critical Chain, Agile, and the Power of NO
    Rob Newbold, CEO
  • Teleflex
    ProChain Implementation and Results
    Helene Rocker, Senior Director of Program, Portfolio & Life Cycle Management
    Chelsea McKiernan, Project Manager

Conference Schedule

Each day included engaging presentations using Critical Chain methodology and tools. The Conference took participants on a journey through real project challenges and scenarios faced by Project Managers and their teams to learn what they’ve achieved and how they’ve done it.

Tuesday, May 12th and Wednesday, May 13th

10:00am-1:pm: Morning sessions

1pm-2pm: Break

2pm-5pm: Afternoon sessions

* All times in U.S. Eastern (UTC-4)