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March 22-24, 2018

2018 Region 7 Leadership Summit

at Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii


We welcome all PMI Chapter Members and Leaders to this 3-day event for participants to develop their leadership skills, network and support the building and growing of PMI chapters across Region 7.   The following 18 PMI Chapters (California, Nevada, Honolulu, Arizona and New Mexico) will send chapter members and leaders:

Central Coast California, Central Valley California, Honolulu Hawaii, Inland Empire California,                     Los Angeles California, Monterey Bay California, Northern Nevada, Orange County California, Otowi Bridge New Mexico, Phoenix Arizona, Rio Grande New Mexico, Sacramento Valley California, San Diego California, San Francisco Bay Area California, Silicon Valley California, Southern Nevada, Tucson Arizona, and Wine Country California

This event will feature 2 days of conference breakout sessions with world class keynote speakers.  Presentation tracks will be organized by:

  • Leadership

  • Strategic and Business Management

  • Technical Project Management

  • Improving the PMI Chapter (sessions will align to PMI  Talent Triangle appropriately)

We recommend travelers to arrive Wednesday March 21, 2018.  There will be optional activities on Thursday March 22 including an evening luau experience.  Friday and Saturday will include keynotes and breakout sessions.  Friday night will be a special gala event dinner and the event will conclude Saturday night with a reception.  Families are welcome to join us for optional activities, the gala and Saturday reception. 

The theme will be:

"Always Ready, Always There"

Information packets for Call for Speakers, Volunteers and Sponsors are now available.  



Program / Schedule

Subject to changes.  Check back often!

2018 Region 7 Summit Meeting dates: Wednesday March 21 to Sunday March 25, 2018

  • Wednesday March 21, 2018: travel day to arrive in Honolulu
  • Thursday March 22: check in, Optional Day Event TBD, Optional Luau Dinner & Show experience in the evening at Ala Moana Hotel 6 to 9 p.m.
    • Luau Meal to include: Island greens, lomi lomi salmon, poi, ahi poke, huli huli chicken, pork lau lau, sauteed mahi mahi, steamed white rice, sweet potato, taro rolls, medley of fresh vegetables, chocolate cake, apple pie, banana bread, freshly brewed Lion's coffee, decaffeinated coffee, hot or iced tea and 2 drinks from the bar.
  • Friday March 23: 8 a.m. Opening keynote, conference workshops, afternoon keynote and optional banquet Gala dinner event 6 to 9 p.m.
    • Gala Dinner to include: Caesar salad with garlic croutons, choice of New York Steak, roasted salmon with basil pesto or vegetarian dish - portobello mushroom, New York Style Cheese Cake with strawberry coulis,  freshly brewed Lion's coffee, decaffeinated coffee, hot or iced tea and 2 drinks from the bar.
  • Saturday March 24: 8 a.m. Opening keynote conference workshops/keynote, close summit, after event reception for all 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday March 25, 2018: check out and Free Day!



Meet our Keynote Speakers:

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Keynote Speaker (Friday Morning)


Tom Crea

Tom Crea

Author, Speaker, and Coach
Blackhawk Leader Development
Keynote Speaker (Friday Afternoon)


Andy Crowe

Andy Crowe, PMP, PgMP, and Six Sigma Black Belt

CEO and founder of Velociteach

Keynote Speaker (Saturday Morning)


Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Founder, CEO
Metcalf & Associates, Inc.



Ala Moana Hotel

Book your hotel room at special conference rates at Ala Moana Hotel:


Hawaiian Airlines

If you are traveling on Hawaiian Airlines, we have a special group rate of 5% off the published web fare if you click here:



Kane Ng-Osorio
Kane Ng-Osorio, MBA, PMP
Vice President
PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter
2018 Region 7 Summit Project Manager
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