PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter General Membership Meeting & Luncheon

September 20, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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The Plaza Club, 20th Floor
900 Fort Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter General Membership Meeting & Luncheon

Speaker: Jim Putnam, J.D., PMP, President, James Putnam Consulting

Title: “Choosing the Right Contract Type for Difficult or Risky Procurements.”

Event Details

Event ID: C166-P1709200
Location: The Plaza Club, 20th Floor
Date: September 20, 2017
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

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More about this month's topic: Presentation will look an usual construction contract, a high risk environmental project and Strategic Planning Services that utilized different or unusual contract types to successfully complete high risk, complex projects.

Speaker Bio:

Mr. Putnam has over 45 years’ experience in contract and program management. Forty of those years have been in Hawaii. He served as a procurement officer in the Air Force, and as a price/cost analyst, small business specialist, supervisory contract manager, and supervisory program manager at Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB and with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific. Since his retirement from federal service he has been a senior executive with small businesses on the mainland and in Hawaii working as Federal Program Manager, Contracts Manager, and Business Development Executive. His commercial work was primarily in information technology, environmental remediation, and military command and control systems.


Major projects accomplished by Mr. Putnam include Ford Island Bridge construction (contracting officer), Kaho`olawe unexploded ordnance and environmental remediation (contracting officer then program manager), Pearl Harbor design/build family housing (source selection official), Base Operating Support contracts for Diego Garcia, PMRF Kauai, Singapore, and Johnston Atoll (contracts manager). He project managed IT network support for Central Command in Iraq and for HQ Pacific Air Forces.

About The Plaza Club

The Plaza Club - Pioneer Plaza, 20th FloorThe Plaza Club
900 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

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No validated parking. $3.50/30 mins at Pioneer Plaza
Alternative parking near by: Harbor Court 55 Merchant St.

Interested in being a speaker?

Earn Giving Back PDUs. Lunch is on us! Contact our chapter Programs Director.


$34.00 PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter Member
$42.00 after 5:00 pm September 19
$30.00 Earlybird rate before September 15

$13.00 PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter STUDENT member

$42.00 Non-Member
$38.00 Earlybird rate before September 15

$37.00 PMI Member (NOT Honolulu Chapter Member)
$42.00 after 5:00 pm September 19
$33.00 Earlybird rate before September 15