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Opening Keynote Session


2:00 - 3:00 pm
Panel Discussion

Overcoming Barriers to Senior Leadership Positions

Join our panel for a lively discussion about stepping up into a new role. The session will be led by a panel of experienced professionals who have successfully navigated the challenges of career advancement. This session will explore how to leverage your experience and knowledge to step up into new role, how to navigate the obstacles to moving into an elevated role and continue to develop the skills needed to be a successful leader. 

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Visit Frisco Reception
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Dinner Event
6:00 - 8:00 pm


7:30 am
Panel Discussion

Building Confidence and Assertiveness

Becoming a confident leader takes experience and resilience. Join a panel of your peers as they discuss how they build and maintain their confidence. The panel will also explore the negative perceptions of confident women in leadership. They will also discuss how to express your thoughts and opinions effectively by balancing direct communication and consideration to others.

8:00 - 9:00 am
Networking Roundtables

These peer-led, small group discussions provide a place for you to ask questions, connect with others who are have similar challenges, goals, or interests. Join the open dialogue and share your insights, obstacles, and solutions. You may gain new knowledge, perspective and maybe even some new confidants. You will be able to attend multiple tables

9:30 - 10:30 am
Closing Panel Discussion

Disagreeing with Civility and Kindness: How to create a culture of kindness with your board, staff and volunteers.

This session will focus on how to create a culture of kindness and civility at your organization, even when faced with disagreements. We will discuss key strategies for promoting civility, as well as specific examples of how organizations have successfully created a culture of kindness. We will also address the challenge of dealing with influential individuals who may not be on board with your efforts and discuss how to handle sticky situations that require extra kindness.

11:00 - 12:00 pm

*Schedule subject to change


TSAE is a CAE Registered Provider. This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer that has been approved for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation. We will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Registered Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae

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