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PMI Nashville June 2020 Webinar – Project Management in Antarctica: A Case Study of Implementing Project Management on the Harshest Continent in the World

June 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About Event:

  • From 2002-2006, Elise Hudson worked at Raytheon Polar Services Company to support the National Science Foundation in Antarctica. In August 2004, she deployed to McMurdo Station for nearly 6 months to implement new project management and IT governance practices. She will share her stories of how they changed departments which supported scientists and contractors via radio and data connectivity to science camps across the coldest, windiest, driest, and most remote continent on Earth.
  • This presentation will focus on key project management and leadership tricks, along with conversation interlaced with general info about the Antarctic experience with photos and stories. It’s an adventure you won’t want to miss!

About Presenter:

Elise Hudson (PMP, MPA, TOGAF, CSP-SM) has been in IT for over 25 years and has been in project management for over 17 years. Elise has traveled the world working for both major corporations and government agencies, and her favorite assignment was supporting the NSF in McMurdo Station, Antarctica. She has served in various management roles including leading PMOs, workforce management, SDLC/Agile, and Quality Assurance teams. Elise founded the Nashville PMO Leaders Group in 2018 and is currently the President-Elect of the Nashville PMI Chapter.

PDU(s): 1.0 (Category: Technical)


  • Event Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
  • Program: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Central

Registrants will receive the link

Event Fees:

Regular Registration Members: $5
Regular Registration Non-members: $10

Note: Members of other PMI Chapters, please include your PMI number so you can get the member rate.

Registration Close Time: One day before event

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests must be sent via email to by the Sunday before event at 11:59pm



June 16, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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