Past Events

2020 Past Events

November Meeting
Wired for Wonder -
Harnessing the Brain Science of Awe and Wonder to
Optimize Your Resilience to Stress and Maximize
Dee O'Neill

September Meeting
21 and Other Numbers That Changed My Life -
Harnessing the Power of Analytics to Improve Your Business
Speaker: Jeffrey Ma

Poker Night
Supporting SIM DFW STEM Outreach
Thanks to our sponsors CyberGroup | Genesis10 | Vaco | Qentelli

August Virtual Happy Hour and Meeting
Strengthening Inclusion: People, Tools and Pandemic
Speaker: Bennetta Raby

June Happy Hour & Workshop
Gifts from a Pandemic - Positive Tools for Unsettling Times
Speaker: Julia Johnson, CEO & Founder of Inventing Self, Inc.

May Happy Hour
Maintaining Company Culture While Working from Home
Speaker: Daren Martin, CEO & Founder of the Global Company Culture Association

May Meeting
Pandemic: Moving from “Now Normal” to “Next Normal”
Speakers: Angela Venuk (GameStop), Jeff Dinard (Vari), Rich Guis (Atmos Energy),
Kevin Christ (Concentre) - Moderator

April Meeting
Job Searching During Quarantine and Beyond
Speakers: Renee Arrington (Pearson Parnters), Barbie Barta (Business Centric Technology)
John Bender (RCG Global Services), Andrew Jackson (BravoTECH), Casey Stephenson (Masergy)
and Kevin Christ (Concentre) - Moderator

March Meeting
With Risk Comes Reward - The Evolution from CIO to CEO
Speaker: Adam Zeitsiff, President and CEO, Golds Gym

January Meeting
Top Technology Trends and Predictions for 2020 and Beyond
Speaker: Dr. Richard Nordtvedt, VP Gartner Executive Programs in the Southwest US


2019 Past Events

November Meeting
Athena Rising: Changing the Conversation - Why and How Men Can and Should Mentor Women
Speakers: W. Brad Johnson, PhD, Department of Leadership, Ethics and Law, United States Naval Academy; David G. Smith, PhD, Department of National Security Affairs, United States Naval War College

September Meeting
The Right Kind of Crazy
The True Story of Teamwork, Leadership and High Stakes Innovation
Speaker: Adam Steltzner, NASA engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and previous phase lead and development manager for the landing systems that got NASA’s Curiosity Rover to Mars

May Meeting
Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality
Three featured companies (Mohawk/Daltile, Helios, PTC) will highlight their products and provide insights into the industry

March Meeting
Unstoppable Cultures - Creating and Sustaining Organizations of Enduring Greatness
Speaker: Ginger Hardage, Retired SVP of Culture and Communications, Southwest Airlines

January Meeting
Why Does Crypto Currency Matter?
Speaker: James Robert (Bo) Collins

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