Past Events



Solomon David Bobrow - Remote Work in a HealthCare IT PMO


Presentation Abstract

Will be discussing CHOC (Children's Health of Orange County) Information Services Department PMO remote work challenges and successes from the start of the COVID pandemic to today. Will also be discussing the tools CHOC used to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of their work.

Learning Objectives:

1. Obtain fundamental knowledge of remote work
2. How to implement remote work in your organization
3. How to mitigate remote work challenges in your organization
4. How to measure remote work success in your organization

Speaker Bio

David Bobrow is a senior Project Manager for CHOC (Children’s Health of Orange County).
David has led the execution of non-strategic and strategic initiatives as part of the PMO at CHOC’s Information Services Department. He has successfully led numerous project implementations in the areas of Revenue Cycle, Clinical Applications, Systems Integration, Information Security, and Infrastructure at CHOC for the last 11 years.

Before he became a project manager, David had 23 years of experience working in IT for healthcare organizations such as CHOC, Perot Systems, St. Joseph Health System (now known as Providence), and Loma Linda University Medical Center.

David holds a Computer Science degree from UC Riverside. He is a PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as CSM (Certified Scrum Master).

Previously David has spoken at PMI-OC events on topics such as Phase Gates in Healthcare and Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable in Project Management.

David won the 2022 President's Recognition Award for CHOC for bringing the latest industry knowledge and practices to the PMO team as well as helping to make them part of the project management process at CHOC.

Event Date 05-16-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 05-16-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 05-16-2023 10:00 pm
Individual Price See registration to select ticket price
No. of Ways of Working PDUs 2.0
Location Virtual Event/Web Conference

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Anthony Cayman - Developing a 30, 60, and 90 day plan prior to starting the new job


Presentation Abstract

Developing a 30, 60, and 90 day plan prior to starting the new job is considered an important step in your career path. Answering this question in an interview can give the potential employer a better idea on the steps you will take to get up-to-speed quickly and what you feel your high-level priorities are. In this presentation, Anthony will share valuable information on how to effectively create a plan and help you understand the importance of updating the plan on a regular basis once you are hired. 

Speaker Bio

Anthony Caymen is Vice President - Director of Permanent Placement Services for Robert Half. He specializes in placing software/web developers, system/network/network security engineers, database administrator/data developers, project managers and IT Managers within Orange County, Greater Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire. Robert Half specializes in the placement of contract to full-time and permanent placement opportunities within Fortune 500 companies, small start-ups to mid-sized companies in various industries.

Event Date 04-18-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 04-18-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 04-18-2023 10:00 pm
Individual Price See registration to select ticket price
No. of Power Skills PDUs 2.0
Location Virtual Event/Web Conference

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 Anup Deshpande - Creating a Value Delivery Office (VDO) for Extreme Business Agility


Presentation Abstract

Does your organization strive to achieve laser focus on planning the right set of projects and delivering at a predictable pace? Do you want to learn from the successes (and failures) of Extreme Agile Implementation at a Corporate to attain a sustainable business model? Then hope isn’t a plan! It takes more than a year to get into a regular rhythm, with about 1,000 people interacting with the model. If you want to learn directly from the people who’ve made it work, this session is for you.

Expected Takeaways -
- How to set up the Org to bring in Extreme Business Agility
- Pointers to transform PMO into Value Delivery Office
- Knowledge of Org Level Value Realization Metrics

Speaker Bio

Anup Deshpande has been instrumental in Agile Transformation at the enterprise level and has over 25 years of program management, business operations, and security experience in the Software Industry. He has served at the PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter as a President, a Chief Governance Officer (CGO), and a Board Member. Anup served as the PMI Silicon Valley Chapter president in 2012 as well. He has been on the Agile Advisory Board and taught as an Adjunct Faculty at UC Berkeley Extension for various Agile and Project Management curricula.

He currently works at a Fortune 100 Healthcare organization as a Sr. Director of Program Management, Business Operations, and Security and has tremendous energy to drive audacious goals for the company. Before this, he worked at various companies, including Yahoo, Visa, and Broadcom, where he spearheaded multiple cross-organizational plans to successful completion.

He has bootstrapped two software product startups successfully. Anup focuses on building Trackegy, one of his young startups, where they prepare the students for the exams and take their confidence off the roof, making them successful in taking on further career advancements. The product also helps lead generation and evaluation for businesses.

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Event Date 03-21-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-21-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 03-21-2023 10:00 pm
Individual Price See registration to select ticket price
No. of Power Skills PDUs 2.0
Location Virtual Event/Web Conference

We are no longer accepting registration for this event





Whether you are in transition or not, this hands-on event will improve your marketability and odds of landing that job or promotion you so much desire.

Is your resume the best it can be for today’s job market?  Is your LinkedIn profile as effective as it can be?  Do you feel comfortable going into a job interview?  Do you have problems establishing a people network?

If the answer to any of these questions is “no” or even “I’m not sure”, then you owe it to yourself to take advantage of this truly unique opportunity.

Your PMI Inland Empire Chapter is pleased to present the Brand and Land professional development event conducted by Signofied Services.  John Signo and his team have been enthusiastically embraced by numerous PMI chapters across North America and now it’s our turn.

Brand and Land is a one-day 5-hour weekend event that teaches PMI chapter members how to improve their personal marketability by teaching the following skills:

  • Resume Writing
  • LinkedIn Profile Optimization
  • Application Tracking System
  • Networking


 For more information, check out the Brand and Land video!


Speaker Bios

Mohun Sundar is currently a Senior Program Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield, managing health care projects with the goal of improving health outcomes while reducing managed care costs.  He has previous work experience at the Cleveland Clinic.  Mohun continues to be an active member of PMI Dallas and PMI Dallas Toastmasters.  He is an advocate for PMI certifications and currently holds the PMI PMP, PMI ACP, and PMI RMP certifications.  In addition, he is a certified resume writer and LinkedIn specialist that provides private career coaching services for working professionals.


Rebecca Cooper is currently a Project Manager at Core Logic, managing projects with the goal of improving data-driven insights for commercial and residential real estate investment purposes. Rebecca is an active member of the PMI Dallas Chapter.  She currently holds the CAPM certification along with Scrum certifications to demonstrate her proficiency in project management and Agile methodologies.  She also privately coaches project managers with their resumes and LinkedIn profiles.

Event Date 03-18-2023 8:00 am
Event End Date 03-18-2023 2:00 pm
Cut off date 03-18-2023 10:00 pm
Individual Price See registration to select ticket price
Location Virtual Event/Web Conference

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New Member Orientation


PMICIE conducts New Membership Orientation Sessions designed to welcome you and give you the opportunity to understand what our Chapter is all about and the benefits of membership

This session is for all new and existing members.

We will also have a random drawing from all of the attendees for a $25 Amazon e.card.

Be sure to register to save your seat.


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Event Date 03-07-2023 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-07-2023 8:00 pm
Cut off date 03-07-2023 10:00 pm
Individual Price Free

We are no longer accepting registration for this event