Welcome to The LavaCon Conference on Business
and Professional Development

Join LavaCon and the Greater New Orleans chapter of the Project Management Institute for a four-day conference on Business and Professional Development.

GNO PMI

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Choose from 60+ sessions and workshops on how to manage people and projects, build your business and corporate survial skils, market your services, and more.

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Comments from Previous Attendees

I heard about LavaCon from [a colleague], with whom I work. She raves about this conference, and because I am the project manager for most of my company's technical documentation projects, I felt this conference would be a great benefit to my ongoing education.

I have always envied her attending this conference, but I could not attend until now. I look forward to the brochure, the e-news, and, of course, the conference in October!

B.G. Project Manager

 

The balance of concrete solutions presented in some sessions and problem-solving in others made for an excellent learning experience.

J.H., Business Owner

 

Thanks for putting on such a great conference. I learned a great deal. It was helpful to attend a conference for senior [developers] and managers.

B.C., Sr. Developer

 

LavaCon was professionally transformative for me. The information that I gleaned and the contacts that I made at LavaCon helped me to take some important steps forward with my work.

P.E., Business Owner

 

I have attended and presented at various conferences over the years. Some offer classes that are too basic or general. Some focus only on specific technical areas. I spend my training budget on the LavaCon conference because I think it is the best value for my staff. The agenda offers an excellent variety of sessions—so many choices that often it is difficult to choose which to attend! I like sending my staff to LavaCon because there are more advanced topics than [other conferences].

K.S., Manager - Technical Communication

 

If you have senior staff or are in techcomm management, this is a good conference, partly because the topics are geared toward decision makers: strategists, management, and so on, and because it co-locates with [a local chapter of] the Project Management Institute, which gives people the opportunity to branch out and think of their profession in different ways.

R.B., CMS Consultant

 

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LavaCon 2009
The Seventh Annual Conference on Professional Development

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