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IIL and PMI Houston Committed to New Orleans Community

Project Management Institute Greater New Orleans Chapter, Inc. announces that International Institute for Learning (IIL) and the Project Management Institute Houston Chapter (PMI Houston) are sponsoring the Chapters Professional Development Summit (PDS) and contributing to the New Orleans community. The Chapters Summit will be held October 27-30 at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in the French Quarter in New Orleans.

IIL has a mission to help and wanted to be a part of the team that is contributing to the New Orleans community and the PMI chapter that is supporting this work, said E. LaVerne Johnson, CEO and president, IIL, Inc., "We are pleased to sponsor a PMI Chapters good and important actions in a community.

The PDS will present proven best practices in the fields of technical communication and project management. PMI Houston and IIL have made possible a community service day on Saturday October 27 for the over forty PDS attendees wanting to help build Musicians' Village with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans' Upper 9th Ward after Hurricane Katrina.

The PMI Houston Chapter and International Institute for Learning join other premium sponsors including SAIC, Inc. (NYSE:SAI), Adobe Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE), Meet YourMarket, PMOLink, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Stewart Lodge at Steelwood, Matchware, Stanford University, PMI College of Performance Management, and Wink, Inc.

With more than 240,000 members in more than 160 countries, Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading membership association for the project management profession. For more information on PMI Greater New Orleans Chapter and the PDS, please visit

About IIL: A global leader in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Microsoft® Office Project and Project Server, Business Analysis and Lean Six Sigma training and consulting, IIL provides enterprise-wide learning solutions that are tailored to organizations real-world business needs (visit IIL also owns and operates, the global project management web portal for over 40,000 project managers in over 90 countries (

PMI Houston was founded in 1974, and was the first chapter to receive a charter from PMI Global, the parent organization and boasts more than 2600 members.


Project Management Institute
Greater New Orleans Chapter, Inc.
Greg Wilde, VP-Marketing, 504-236-5733
PMI Houston
Walter A. Viali

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