8th Annual Mars Rover Update & Professional Society Expo!

Redondo Beach | September 21, 2019

WHEN: Saturday, Sept 21, 2019

TIME: 1pm to 5pm+

WHERE: S-Café at Northrop-Grumman, Redondo Beach

(South of Marine Ave @ Simon Ramo Drive (@ Dead End))

COST: FREE (Parking & Admission)!

GUEST SPEAKER - Charles Baker

NASA-JPL Curiosity Mission Engineer

  • Amazing Curiosity Engineering & Science Results & Data To-Date
  • Curiosity Landing Site Scale Model, Hardware & Mock-ups
  • FREE Bottled Water & Healthy Snacks
  • Special Tours of JWST Space Telescope & other Space Hardware
  • Exhibit Tables from Several LA & OC Professional Societies (Planetary Society, IEEE, INCOSE, AIAA, SWE, IET, AFCEA, OCVitalLink, FSEA, IET, SAE, OSSC & SWE, among others!)
  • Kids Activities (Straw Rocket Contest, Robotic Games & More!)
  • Closing Q&A & FREE Raffle (“Space-Related”) Prizes!


Questions? email

This is also an LA/OC-Area-Wide Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Outreach, so All Kids, Students & Adults Most Welcome!!!

Professional Development Day

PMI - Orange County | September 28, 2019


23 Speakers. Various topics to meet the requirements of Talent Triangle. All in one place and on one day! September 28th23speakers.PNG

What: PDD is an event like none other for PMs, where PMI-OC has assembled a roster of highly-skilled and highly-experienced professionals working in the same field as you and on similar projects that you may be working on today.

A day filled with networking, earning PDUs, meeting our esteemed keynote speaker and getting a FREE headshot to update your LinkedIn profile!

When: Saturday, September 28th

BREAKFAST and LUNCH provided

Where: Sheraton Park Hotel

1855 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802



Richard Turner

Playing the Hand You Have Been Dealt

Playing the hand you’ve been dealt isn’t just a figure of speech for Richard Turner... it’s a way of life. He is the Keynote speaker for our Professional Development Day. Richard has been nominated for and won many awards, including the highly-coveted “Close-up Magician of the Year Award" (the magic industry’s equivalent of the Oscar.)

Richard has appeared on the TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Penn Jillette admitted that, “Richard Turner is one of the finest slight-of-hand artists who have ever lived. He fooled us with every single move he did!”

Join us on September 28th to meet this incredible who has defied all odds and hear his inspirational story.

Destress through Meditation 

Peace Unleashed | October 7-11, 2019


What: FREE challenge to break your habit of worry and create an IMPACTFUL life that you love in just 5 days! 

When: October 7-11, 2019

Where: Daily Lessons sent conveniently to your inbox!


According to Harvard Medical School, stress is an epidemic that is responsible for 90% of all doctor visits. Stress also costs American companies $300B per year. 

If you suffer from work-related stress and anxiety, we got great news for you! Los Angeles-based mindfulness company Peace Unleashed has created a FREE 5-day meditation challenge that is designed to help you reduce your stress and tame your racing thoughts so you can live a more productive and creative life. 

The challenge is appropriately titled Shut Off That Monkey Brain! And it begins on October 7. Sign up today.



IIL | November 7, 2019

We are proud to be united as project managers and value the work that we do. As project managers, however, we should recognize that the field of our profession is changing fast and we need to stay on top of the latest developments.

The PMI LA Board is thrilled to share that we have secured a discount for all our chapter members at the IIL’s 16th annual IPM Day Online Conference. This incredible learning event goes live on November 7th, is available on-demand for 90 days after, and can be accessed from anywhere you have an internet connection. There is a great lineup of inspiring keynotes, live Q&A sessions, and presentations outlining the latest developments in Project Management. What is even more exciting: by joining the conference, PMI credential holders can earn up to 26 PDUs!

We encourage you to read all about the conference and to get registered by clicking here. Visit the Members Only – Member Discounts page after you login for the chapter discount code!