2017 May 18th Pasadena Morning Meeting

Thursday, May 18th, 7:30 am – 8:50 am
Location: 100 W Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91124
No registration required!
Speaker: Pam Wiedenbeck 

Topic: 2018 – Panda-Monium: Applying 2017 Lessons Learned to the 2018 Float


We will discuss the milestone management and application of 2017 lessons learned necessary to get an all-volunteer float into the Tournament of Roses Parade. We will discuss how conflicts among volunteer managers and designers affect the sense of urgency needed to prepare a float for Judging.


About the Speaker: Pam Wiedenbeck

Pam Wiedenbeck is an experienced project manager with more than 30 years of experience leading projects of all sizes, as well as training the next generation of project managers.  She is currently a contract instructor of Project Management for The Caltech Center for Technology and Management Education.

Ms. Wiedenbeck earned a B.S. in Physics from the University of Michigan and an M.S. in Planetary Science from The California Institute of Technology. She later completed the Executive M.B.A. program at The Peter F. Drucker and Masotoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at The Claremont Graduate University. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and an active member of the PMI Los Angeles Chapter.  She is currently serving as Treasurer for The La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses, as well as continuing as a volunteer for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses and the Southern California Genealogical Society.



Parsons Corporation
100 W Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91124


  1. You can enter the Parsons lot from either Holly Street or Walnut Street.  Take a ticket when you come in. 
  2. Park anywhere on the east side of the building not otherwise prohibited.
  3. When you go through the east entrance, there will be a security desk on your left side. Sign in with this information: Parsons Manager: Kevin Fichtner; Building: A2, Ext: 3172
  4. You will be assigned a temporary badge and I will come down to escort you to the room. 
    No cafeteria – Starbucks is about a block away
    Kevin Fichtner number 626.319.5662 or my desk, 626.440.3172


Questions or comments:
Contact programs@pmi-la.com


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