Project Conference 2009 Update

A reminder that you can submit content suggestions and perhaps get to speak at the Project Conference 2009, and news of the keynote speakers – Chris Capossela and Professor Gary Harmel.


New for 2009!
  The Project Conference team has received a tremendous amount of interest from customers and partners to present content at Project Conference 2009. In response, we are formally offering an opportunity to contribute to and present content at Project Conference 2009.  We encourage you to utilize the content submission form to propose content ideas and speakers.  The first round of accepted proposals will be released on April 15 with final acceptance and closing of the tool on May 22.  Time is limited – submit your content now!!



September 16, 2009

Chris Capossela

Senior Vice President, Information Worker Product Management Group

Chris Capossela manages the Microsoft Office System of products, which includes desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, InfoPath, Groove, OneNote, Project and Visio, server products such as Office SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, Office Communication Server and Project Server, and hosted software services such as Office Live, Office Live Meeting and Office Online – all of which deliver end-user productivity and companywide unified communications and collaboration, business intelligence and enterprise content management capabilities.  Capossela is responsible for worldwide product and business management for the Office System.  This includes defining pricing, packaging, go-to-markets, branding and advertising, as well as developing sales integration and the partner ecosystem around the world.


September 17, 2009

Professor Gary Hamel

The Wall Street Journal recently ranked Gary Hamel as the world’s most influential business thinker

and Fortune magazine has called him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy.”  For the last

three years, Hamel has also topped Executive Excellence magazine’s annual ranking of the most sought after management speakers.  Hamel speaks frequently at the world’s most prestigious management conferences, and is a regular contributor to CNBC, CNN, and other major media outlets.  He has also advised government leaders on matters of innovation policy, entrepreneurship and industrial competitiveness.