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2014-07-16 PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter Meeting: "Stakeholder Mgmt: Case-Study of Midway, Ford Island, and Kaho`olawe""
Plaza Club - Pioneer Plaza, 20th Floor
Honolulu, HI
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The PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter's Monthly Meeting topic is entitled, "Stakeholder Mgmt: Case-Study of Midway, Ford Island, and Kaho`olawe"

James Putnam will present three case studies involving challenges dealing with external stakeholders and how those challenges were met. Cases presented are Midway Island transfer from the Navy to the Department of Interior, Construction of Ford Island Bridge, and the cleanup of Kaho`olawe.  Each case dealt with stakeholders that could potentially stop the project before it started or add considerable time and cost.  Each case presents innovative "out of the box" solutions that allowed project completion and success.

Please join us for an engaging speaker, lunch, and networking opportunities.  Anyone currently involved or interested in the Project Management profession is welcome!

Speaker Bio
Mr. Putnam is currently employed at Pelatron, Inc., a local firm manufacturing command and control systems for the Marine Corps, providing IT, facilities support and environmental services to the federal government. He retired ten years ago having served in the U. S. Air Force and as a civil servant for the Air Force and Navy. He performed as a senior contracts manager, supervisory program manager, and cost/prince analyst during his federal service. Major contracts he led as either the contracting officer or program manager were construction of the Ford Island Bridge, Pearl Harbor design/build housing, and base operating support contracts on Midway, Kauai, Johnston Atoll, Deigo Garcia, and Singapore. The last ten years of his federal time were devoted to the environmental remediation and unexploded ordnance cleanup of Kaho`olawe. He started this massive effort as the acquisition planner, then as contracting officer, and, after contract award, became the supervisory program manager for the cleanup. Since his retirement from the government in 2004, Mr. Putnam has worked for three diverse small businesses helping build them into successful businesses by bringing his contracts, program, and business development management expertise to the companies. Mr. Putnam is a member of PMI and holds a PMP. He has a B.A. from DePauw University, a J.D. from University of Iowa, and completed the Advanced Management Program from University of Hawaii College of Business Administration. Mr. Putnam has lived and worked in Hawaii for 37 years.

Event Details
Event ID:  C166-P1407160
Location:  The Plaza Club
Date:        July 16, 2014
Time:       11:30am - 1:00pm
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Plaza Club - Pioneer Plaza, 20th Floor (View)
900 Fort Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States

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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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