Chapter Events

The San Diego Chapter holds regularly scheduled events. These events offer the opportunity for members and guests to learn about the latest in project management, share and exchange information, network, find job opportunities, and enjoy some refreshments.

Professional Development Training (4 PDU) - FREE

December 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online - Virtual Training

Project Everest – Reaching New Heights in Project Management

Presented by: Alan Mallory, CSP, MA, BSc, PEng,PE, PMP




Learning Outcomes & Objectives:

  • Upfront and adaptive planning based on current knowledge
  • Reframing activities to focus on goals and results over tasks
  • Empowering team members to make critical decisions
  • Individual and shared accountability
  • The importance of maintaining a future mindset
  • Responding quickly and efficiently to issues that arise
  • A WBS and RBS for attempting Everest
  • Mental health and emotional intelligence for project managers
  • Risk identification, management and response strategies
  • Overcoming external and internal conflicts and adversity
  • Adopting an iterative approach incorporating lessons learned
  • Building psychological resilience and perseverance


Alan Mallory is an international speaker, author and performance coach who is passionate about leadership and reaching new heights in all that we do. His unique philosophy of life revolves around empowering people and embracing an agile mentality focused on relationships and results. By understanding what drives and motivates us, we are able to cultivate more innovative and effective ways of thinking and taking action. Alan holds a degree in Engineering from Queen’s University and a Masters in Psychology from Adler University, giving him a well-balanced approach to the outer and inner challenges we all face. Alan has worked internationally with large organizations as a professional engineer and project manager developing patents and solutions to complex challenges in the mining and metals industry. Living and working abroad has given him the opportunity to deepen his understanding of individual and team challenges, better appreciate cultural diversity and successfully adapt to different organizational structures. Building experience through a lifestyle of adventure and challenge, Alan embarked on the project of a lifetime and set a world record on Mount Everest along with three members of his immediate family. It was a two-month expedition through some of the most exciting yet terrifying conditions imaginable and their success demanded an unwavering perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity.

Please check out this short clip about our speaker:




8:00am – 9:30am: Project Everest: Essential Steps for Successful Projects (keynote)

9:30am – 10:30am: Age of Agile: A Hybrid Approach to Agile Project Management

10:30am – 10:40am: Morning Break

10:40am – 11:50pm: Emotional Intelligence for Managing Diverse and Complex Teams

11:50am – 12:00pm: Wrap-up / Q&A


4 PDUs Event (2 Technical, 1 Strategic, 1 Leadership)



Registration / Pricing:




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$0.00 PMI Member Ticket

$0.00 Non-Members Ticket