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Tumwater, Washington

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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About Instant Impact 2019

Our 6th Annual Professional Development Event Instant Impact 2019 promises to be the most productive educational experience for the project management community in the Olympic and South Puget Sound region. You will expand your knowledge, hone your management skills, learn from active practitioners, and be enlightened about various tools, techniques and strategies that support your personal and professional growth.

Join the largest gathering of professionals in the heart of Washington state to “Connect. Communicate.Collaborate.” Participants say every year that Instant Impact has given them ideas and best practices to bring more value to their organization and to their career path.


Capital Events Center
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. -  Instant Impact 2019

5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m. -  PMI Olympia Chapter 15th Anniversary Celebration (Beverages and Light Appetizers Provided)

Special Guest

Tony Appleby, MBA, CDir, PMP
Tony Appleby, MBA, CDir, PMPPMI Board of Directors 2017-2019
Tony Appleby is the managing director of the Project Strategy Consulting Group, specializing in organizational maturity and the delivery of strategic transformation. He has led engagements on six continents, partnering with executive and country leadership teams to achieve business objectives through improved operational capabilities and strategic performance management. He is also focused on expanding organizational project management process excellence to government agencies and nongovernmental organizations in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and holds a variety of specialized credentials across multiple disciplines, including governance, audit controls and organizational development. He served ten years on the board of directors for a manufacturing concern and is an active member of the U.S.-based National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and a Chartered Director and Fellow of the U.K.-based Institute of Directors (IoD). He is an experienced public speaker and has given presentations around the world on organizational project management and strategy execution best practices. Prior to consulting, he spent over 20 years advancing his practical knowledge of project and change management across a variety of industries and disciplines. He has directly managed complex, global high-value projects in the healthcare, engineering, technology and research sectors. Mr. Appleby is also a long-time PMI volunteer, having served on the board and as president of the PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. He has also supported several global PMI committees and task forces over the past decade, including serving as a member of the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group and four years as the PMI Region Mentor for Southwest North America. Mr. Appleby is a former military officer and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in international business. He is passionate about volunteerism and has been helping nonprofit and professional communities since his youth.