Cadence Management Corporation President and CEO, John Patton, joined colleagues from around the world for the Project Management Institute’s Global Congress EMEA in Istanbul, Turkey. As Board Chair for the Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF), John’s presentations were focused on Project Management for social good.
During the three-day event, John presented the purpose and history of PMIEF and said that it was a pleasure to have discussion time with global leaders and answer their questions about PMIEF. He also conducted sessions where two speakers shared stories about the activities for their schools in Peru and Benelux.

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John Patton, PMIEF Board Chair, delivering a speech at the PMIEF reception at the EMEA Global Congress in Istanbul in April 2013.

On Sunday April 21, he hosted a reception for members of the PMIEF Board of Directors and attendees who had volunteered their time or provided a donation to the foundation. There were approximately 150 people in attendance. Attendees were excited to discuss the PMIEF mission and commitment and asked how they could participate in foundation activities in the future.