What Will You Learn at #ASAE19? Here’s a Preview.

Want a sneak peek at what's in store at the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, starting this weekend? Whether you're traveling to Columbus or following along from home, tap into the learning with this reading list.

Thousands of association professionals are heading to Ohio this weekend for the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, which kicks off in Columbus Saturday night and continues through Tuesday. Along the way, a slew of keynoters, Game Changers, and other experts will lead the learning in every area of association management—with some surprises mixed in.

In recent weeks, several speakers gave Associations Now a preview of their session in interviews or articles. Whether you’re coming to Columbus or keeping an eye on the proceedings from back at the office, get an early glimpse with this reading list.

#ASAE19 keynote speakers Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms.


Attend: Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, “The Future of New Power,” 8:30 a.m. Sunday

Read: The Next Generation Power Play for Associations,” by Mark Athitakis, Associations Now, May/June

Why Your Concept of Power Can Use a Rethink,” by Mark Athitakis, June 9

Game Changers Joe DeLoss and Jeni Britton Bauer.

Game Changers

Attend: Joe DeLoss and Jeni Britton Bauer, “Purpose Takes Over,” 2 p.m. Sunday

Read: “Leading With Purpose,” by Mark Athitakis, July 21


Attend: Nadya Okamoto, “Let’s Talk About Movements. Period.” 4 p.m. Sunday

Read: Passion, Stories Can Spark a Movement,” by Rasheeda Childress, July 11


Attend: Brant Menswar, “Become Unbreakable,” 9 a.m. Monday

Read: “How to Rock It as a Change Agent,” by Mark Athitakis, July 14

Erica Dhawan.

Attend: Erica Dhawan, “Unleash Your Connectional Intelligence,” 2 p.m. Monday

Read:Drive Engagement With Connectional Intelligence,” by Tim Ebner, July 23


Attend: Alison Levine, “Lessons From the Ledge,” 4 p.m. Monday

Read:Lessons to Take Your Association to Its Peak,” by Rasheeda Childress, August 1

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Deep Dives and learning labs

Attend: “Managing Global Teams: The Future of Work,” 4 p.m. Monday in Room B130

Read:Managing a Global Workforce Requires New Skills,” by Rasheeda Childress, August 7


Attend: “Outstanding Association Leadership Through Social Intelligence,” 9 a.m. Tuesday in Room A112-115

Read:How to Deal With a Colleague in Denial,” by Gleb Tsipursky, April 29


Attend: “Be Fearless: ‘Fired’ Is Not a Four-Letter Word,” 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Short North Ballroom A

Read:Seven Steps to Survive and Thrive in a Career Transition,” by Wendy-Jo Toyama, CAE, July 23

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Julie Shoop

By Julie Shoop

Julie Shoop is the Editor-in-Chief of Associations Now. MORE

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