SEPG North America 2012 began yesterday with great enthusiasm from the presenters and attendees alike. Monday’s program featured a menu of full-day and half-day tutorials on topics like the Accelerated Improvement Method (AIM), CMMI in small settings, Process Performance Models, and scrum.
At the SEI Partner Network Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Lisa Masciantonio, SEI Partner Network manager, recognized SEI Partners commemorating 10- and 15-year milestones.
Monday evening’s Exhibits Opening Reception featured food, drinks, and mingling with the solutions-providers who are taking up residence in Ballroom B this week. The student poster presenters also introduced their research and will be available during afternoon breaks on Tuesday and Wednesday. Be sure to stop by and talk with these up-and-coming process professionals.
This first official networking event of SEPG North America 2012 complemented the informal exchanges that occurred throughout the day during breaks and lunch.
Coming Up Today: Keynote Speakers and Conference Reception
Today’s program opens with a plenary session featuring a welcome address from Paul Nielsen, director and CEO of the SEI, and keynote addresses from Walker Royce, IBM Software Group, and Paul Mesterhazy, National Cyber Security Division.
The conference activities continue this evening at the Conference Reception, held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel, Grand Pavilion Ballroom, Second Level.