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3 DAYS, 27 TALKS
ANNUAL CONVENTION
June 10 - 12, 2019 in Vancouver, USA
Hilton Hotel
Washington Society of Association Executives


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Featured Speakers

WSAE Annual Conference 2019

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Kelly Johnston

Clarity Consulting

Pre-Convention Deep Dive

Kelly Johnston

Owner at Clarity Consulting Partners, LLC

Pre-Convention Deep Dive

The thread that links my work experience together is seeking ways to facilitate meaningful and lasting positive change in organizations and with people. Each position I’ve held has been aimed at helping organizations make sustainable changes that lead to better business results.

Talent within organizations is one of the primary levers we have to generate meaningful change, and I am passionate about unleashing people’s potential from the organizational constraints that usually exist. This can include driving out fear by creating clear lines of sight and aligning around common business practices and goals, equipping people with the skills they need to do their jobs well, and coaching managers of people in performance management.

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Sierra Modro, CSP

Technology Futurist

Awards Luncheon Keynote

Sierra Modro, CSP

Technology Futurist

Awards Luncheon Keynote

Meet technology futurist Sierra Modro. Sierra helped engineer the first Pentium processor motherboards, the screen technology on your Kindle device and the software that powers streaming music in your home. A former technology evangelist for Intel, Sierra has spoken for the best tech leaders in the world, including Bill Gates, Paul Otellini, Steve Ballmer, and executives from Intel, Microsoft, Samsung, and Google.

Sierra has worked in the area of emerging technology for 15 years. She thinks 3 years in the future today, so you can get ahead of the disruptive technology that will change your business tomorrow.

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Jerry Balleristri

Professional Trainer, Speaker and Author

Closing Brunch Keynote

Jerry Balleristri

Professional Trainer, Speaker and Author

Closing Brunch Keynote

Jerry Balistreri is a professional educator, administrator, author, and trainer. His training on how to read body language leaves participants wanting more and creates a memorable experience. Jerry gets the participants involved with fun learning experiences that leave them with concrete knowledge of how to read body language and what the "tells" mean.

Jerry has been training, researching, writing, and speaking on non-verbal communication for over thirty years. Jerry delivers customized trainings, keynote addresses, and conference sessions.

Jerry has been married to his wife Sheila for 34 years and lives in Anchorage, Alaska. Sheila and Jerry have two grown children. Their son lives in California, and their daughter lives in Oregon.

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Joceyln McCabe

Joceyln McCabe Public Relations, LLC

Joceyln McCabe, APR (@jocelynmccabe)

Joceyln McCabe Public Relations, LLC

With more than 25 years’ experience in media, public relations and public affairs, Jocelyn McCabe has a proven record as a skilled, versatile and effective communications professional. Her work reflects a cross-section of public and private sector experience, ranging from K-12 public relations to corporate clients and association communications. As an independent consultant, Jocelyn has worked with some of the state’s largest trade associations to help them tell their stories and better engage with their members.

A native Washingtonian, Jocelyn holds a Master of Arts in journalism from Michigan State University with an emphasis on crisis communications and media relations. She also holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Washington in English/creative writing and editorial journalism.

In 2008, Jocelyn earned the professional designation Accredited in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America.

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About

2019 Washington Society of Association Executives Annual Convention

The WSAE Annual Convention is the premiere networking and educational event of the year for Washington association community.  Association executives and industry suppliers gather formally and informally, to discuss the most important trends and traditions in association management.  

Schedule

Monday June 10, 2019

8:30 a.m. | Swing, Slice & Shank Golf Scramble | Tri-Mountain Golf Course | LEARN MORE

12:30 p.m. | Pre-Convention Deep Dive | ilani Meeting & Entertainment Center

3:30 p.m. | Associate Member Summit | Hilton Hotel

5:00 p.m. | Past President Social | Hilton Hotel

6:00 p.m. | First Timers | Hilton Hotel

6:30 p.m. | All Convention Welcome Reception | Hilton Hotel

8:00 p.m. | After Hours | To be determined

June 11 Tues
8.00 AM
 
Opening Welcome
8.30 AM
 
60 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

9.50 AM
 
60 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

11.10 AM
 
60 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

12.10 AM
 
Lunch
Awards Luncheon

WSAE annual awards banquet and keynote Sierra Modro.

2.00 AM
 
60 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

3.20 AM
 
60 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

5.00 PM
 
Social
6.00 PM
 
Dinner
June 12 Weds
8.00 AM
 
90 minute sessions

Four concurrent breakout sessions

10.00 AM
 
Brunch
Closing Session

WSAE annual membership meeting and closing keynote, Jerry Balleristri.

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