VABADD 2018!!

The Central Virginia IIBA Chapter is excited to host its second annual development day exclusively focused on business analysis. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to expand your skills set, learn about the latest industry trends, and network with your colleagues. You will also be eligible to claim up to six CDUs and six PDUs for attending. We are happy to be able to bring this value-packed event to the greater Richmond area.
The theme of the Virginia Business Analysis Development Day (VABADD) 2018 is Becoming the Complete Business Analyst. There are two tracks this year: Pursuing Technical Excellenceand Becoming the Trusted Advisor. The BA role has become more prominent, and the ever-changing requirements and opinions of the business analyst role is important to the success of major projects. This event focuses on the future of the business analyst role while giving educational advancement.

Jepson Alumnia Center - University of Richmond

Current Topic List
There are two tracks with a total of eight breakout workshop sessions and two keynotes. These topics are meant to fulfill a spectrum of interests. Please see our current list of presentations below and stay tuned as we add more to our agenda!

While our speaker roster has been finalized for this conference; if you are interested in becoming a speaker at another of our BADD conferences around the U.S., please contact us!

Keynote: What is Likeonomics and How Does It Connect to Your Career Success?
David Mantica
Author Rohit Bhargava wrote the definitive book on how being likeable drives business and personal success. But what the heck does that mean? In this keynote presentation we will go over very specific tactics, tips and tricks to increase your likeability. We will also discuss the fine line between being likeable and being a “doormat”.

Keynote: Moving Your Career Forward in 2018 & Beyond
Heather Mylan-Mains

Remember the kindergarten question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Some of us may have answered exactly what we are doing today. Most of us have changed our minds a time or two or maybe 15! Careers evolve. They are the result of your thinking, planning and doing. You are your best advocate in your career journey! Learn an approach to manage your career today and tomorrow. It’s such an exciting time with limitless possibilities ahead. We all have evolution stories, let’s work on writing yours!