FIRST GENERAL SESSION | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
> Sarita Maybin | How to Stay Positive and Focused in Uncertain Times


The ability to stay positive and productive in the face of change, challenges and uncertain times is essential for career success. In this interactive presentation, you will learn how to stay motivated, respond to workplace challenges and rekindle passion for your career. In Sarita Maybin's 20+ year career as a professional speaker, this former university dean has made it her mission to motivate others to embrace positivity, even amid the challenges of our ever-changing high-tech times. She has spoken on the prestigious TEDx stage and wrote the book on how to answer the perpetually perplexing question: If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What DO You Say? 

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SECOND GENERAL SESSION | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18
> Emmitt Smith


Emmitt Smith is a professional football icon and one of the greatest to ever play the game. After his playing days, Smith served as a football analyst. He also added author to his list of accomplishments, publishing Game On, which outlines the principles that helped him succeed both on and off the field. Currently, Smith has transitioned to the role of businessman and entrepreneur and runs several companies spanning real estate, construction and technology. Active in charitable outreach both in the Dallas area and on a national level, Smith founded Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities with his wife to provide unique experiences and educational opportunities to underserved youth.

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