September 23rd, 2021
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST







About the Event

The ACMP Midwest Conference is an annual event that facilitates our mission to engage, grow, and empower a thriving Midwest community of change professionals, champions and allies. Our dynamic speaker line-up will provide change management professionals across not only the Midwest, but other regions as well as other countries, the tools, inspiration and best practices of building and demonstrating Resilience in this ever-changing environment.  The ACMP Midwest Change Conference will be held virtually on September 23rd, 2021.

Why Attend

The ACMP Midwest Change Conference is the place to learn and connect with other change management professionals.  Don’t miss the opportunity to join us at ACMP Midwest for a great event this fall!

You should attend if you:


September 23rd, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. CT
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. CT


11:15 - 11:30 a.m. CT


12:30 - 1:30 p.m. CT

Lunch and Networking & Sponsor Chats

2:30 - 2:45 p.m. CT


3:45 - 4:00 p.m. CT


4:00 -5:00 p.m. CT

Keynote Speaker: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Connecting across differences
  • Applying cultural considerations during team interactions
  • How DE&I helps us achieve our organizations’ objectives
  • Engaging our hearts and minds when we connect across differences
  • Demonstrating resilience and agility to successfully navigate changes
  Jeff Boudro

Registration Type Price
Early bird Expired
Non-Member $149.99
Member $119.00
Midwest Chapter Volunteers $89.00

Midwest members must be signed in to receive the member rate

Keynote Speakers

A champion of social justice, Jahmal Cole’s mission is to build a more interconnected Chicago on the pillars of service and education.

As the founder and CEO of the city’s fastest growing social impact organization, My Block My Hood My City, Jahmal is the creator of an exposure-based education program for teens and a network of volunteer initiatives that serve Chicago communities year-round.

Traveling, youth mentorship and community organizing are the subjects of Jahmal’s highly acclaimed books and speeches. He has spoken to audiences ranging from high school students to the Mayor of Chicago.

In 2019, Jahmal Cole was named to Crain’s 40 under 40, he’s also the recipient of the 2019 Champion of Freedom Award, the 2018 Chicago Defender Men of Excellence Honoree, and the 2018 Chicago City Council Resolution Award. In 2018, he was also named one of the “20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans” by Streetwise Magazine and a Chicagoan of the Year by Chicago Magazine. In 2020, he was awarded the 2020 American Red Cross Community Impact Hero Award. Most recently, he was named to Crain’s List of the 25 Most Powerful Chicagoans.

Jeff Boudro is the Executive Director of Power + Systems, Inc.

Power + Systems is a successful, 40+ year old company founded by Dr. Barry Oshry. Power + Systems helps organizations accelerate their key initiatives and maximize their success through people. Key areas of focus include: leadership development, diversity & inclusion, employee engagement, partnership, and customer-focused cultures. Jeff has been an expert practitioner of Oshry’s work for over 20 years. He is a graduate of the legendary Power Lab and is Master Certified in all of Power + Systems workshops. Jeff has worked with a wide variety of organizations to leverage systems thinking and experiential workshops to strengthen leadership at all levels.

Jeff is a results-oriented leader who has worked with a wide variety of organizations from Fortune 100 companies to nonprofits, and from governmental agencies to school systems. He is a dynamic facilitator and a highly energetic leader with a proven track record of developing and leading high performing teams.

Previous to Power + Systems, Jeff held a number of leadership roles in the HR functions of companies including: Hanover Insurance Group, Staples, BankBoston, Putnam Investments, and Macy’s.

  • Global Innovation:  Embracing uncertainty (without boundaries such as fear, distance or risk). Being limitless is what make us resilient and innovative in this Global environment.
  • Tools & Technology:  Demonstrating grit, courage, passion and perseverance as we highlight how we’ve utilized new and innovative technology and change trends this past year.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Overcoming adversity, facing uncertainty, and stepping out of your comfort zone to demonstrate strength of character to embed Diversity Equity & Inclusion into our lives.
  • Professional Growth:  Understanding that having a deep intuition to discern the true nature of a situation is insightful and demonstrates a thirst for continuous Professional Growth, whether that is around change management, coaching, facilitation, PM, etc.

Session Speakers

                   Please click on each speaker to see their Session Title and description

Global Innovation

Dethorn Young

Ken Rickard

Steve Wilson

Tools & Technology

Adrienne Guerrero

Lee Mozena

Jake Jacobs

Euan Wu

Dr. Jim Bohn

Professional Growth

Leonard Green

Julie Lawson

Brandee Abel

Dustin Shell

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kemy Joseph

Gretchen Sussman


Frequently Asked Questions

ACMP Midwest Chapter is one of the largest chapters of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), a global change management organization whose goal is to lead the way change works. At ACMP Midwest, we strive to engage, grow, and empower a thriving Midwest community of change professionals, champions, and advocates.
Yes. Please confirm your attendance via the Register link near the top of the page.
The ACPM Change Conference is for anyone undergoing change within their organization and wanting to get the tools and knowledge to better handle it. It is not limited by role or industry or career level. Please feel free to share this link with your friends and colleagues.
You will need to log into the registration link with your ACMP registered email address. (You will need to use forgot password the first time you try and log in.) If you cannot login because the username is not found, you may be a new ACMP member (welcome!) and you may need to wait 3-4 business days until after the next database update
We are unable to offer discounted pricing for groups at this year’s conference.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a swag bag for you! You can add all of the documents available to the online swag bag in your account and then email them to yourself or share items with friends and family by simply entering their email.