New Ideas Keynotes and Education Announced

June 13, 2017

We’re excited to announce the education for the 2017 New Ideas Annual Conference taking place this September 17-19 at the new Marriott Marquis in Houston.

In addition to the fantastic relationship building you’ll experience at TSAE’s New Ideas Annual Conference, the event gives you exceptional education so you can return to your office inspired with tips and resources to immediately start improving your organization.
From nationally known association thought leaders to content-specific experts, our planning committee has created a robust lineup of education that addresses the latest challenges and trends in association management and personal development.

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Leadership Lessons Learned from Inside the President’s Bunker on 9/11
Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling, USMC (Ret.) 

Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling was witness to unprecedented leadership and decision making while serving the President and National Security Advisor in the underground President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC) on 9/11. Listen and learn as he shares the principles of crisis leadership and decision making with an “edge of your seat” presentation.


Intentional Innovation
Shelly Alcorn, Principal, Alcorn Associates Management Consulting

There is nothing more disillusioning than whacking enthusiastic members with good ideas upside the head with the tripod of stagnation – bylaws, budget, and strategic plan. Come with us as Shelly Alcorn explores how some associations are taking steps to walk-the-walk, not just talk-the-talk, and discuss some practical suggestions on how your association can be intentionally innovative.


Linking Social Awkwardness and Extraordinary Achievement
Ty Tashiro, Author of "Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome"

Modern social life is more awkward than ever. Even the most socially adept people can feel uncomfortable forging new connections or navigating challenges that arise in ongoing relationships. Psychologist Ty Tashiro will share strategies and skills to help you develop more meaningful connections and create environments that encourage healthy relationships among team members.

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Planning to join us this September 17-19 for this great education and everything else New Ideas offers? Don’t wait to register, early bird pricing ends June 23.

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