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February ACP South Texas Chapter Meeting

Date: February 6, 7am-4pm
Location: 10th Annual Texas Technology Summit at NRG Center (1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054)

NOTE: Below is a summary of the email sent only to ACP South Texas Members on January 18th at 1:26PM CST. If you are member, check your email for the special registration codes mentioned below. As they say, membership has its benefits. If you would like to become a member of this chapter, please check our membership page or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Greetings ACP - South Texas Chapter Members:

Happy New Year! We hope you were able to enjoy time with your friends and families over the holidays. We have some exciting things planned for 2019 and great opportunities for our members to take advantage of in the month of February.

For our chapter meeting this month, we are encouraging your attendance at the 10th Annual Texas Technology Summit. This event is FREE for ACP South Texas members. Our chapter leadership will have a booth at this event highlighting to our local professional community the importance of resilience generally as well as the value of participating in our chapter specifically. Further, this will also serve not just as a networking event, but also an opportunity for us to socialize as a group over lunch and drinks. (FREE). As an added benefit, this conference will also provide you with 6 CPE credits for maintenance of your DRII certification.

Additionally, we are able to offer our member’s a 50% discount to the ROAR Transformational Leadership Conference. Based on her best-selling book ROAR: How to build a resilient organization the world famous San Diego Zoo way, Sandy Asch will challenge, stretch and inspire you to build more emotional, physical, relational, value and mental resilience. 30,000+ leaders in 50 countries and 6 languages have implemented these ideas to cause breakthrough results. Imagine what's possible for you! In this transformative experience you will: explore how resilience fits into your landscape of success; make new commitments; share ideas with forward-thinking leaders on how to build a resilient organization and create a great place to work; and take away practical, proven tools to stay relevant and thrive in a disruptive world.

We also have been invited to participate in the Houston Public Works Transform Launch free of charge. At this event you will have the opportunity to join City of Houston, business and community leaders to celebrate the launch of TRANSFORM: a groundbreaking initiative to transform Houston Public Works. Learn and be inspired to spark transformation in your own organization.

Details on all of these opportunities are below. Members, check your email for all the details on these events including the special registration codes to get in for free or at a huge discount!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

ACP South Texas Chapter Board of Directors

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10th Annual Texas Technology Summit Information:
Wednesday, February 6: 7am-4pm
NRG Center
1 NRG Park
Houston, TX 77054

Members, join us and receive complimentary registration (a $149 value) to the 10th Annual Texas Technology Summit coming to the NRG Center at Houston, TX on February 6th, 2019 from 7am-4pm.

Our Opening Keynote Speaker is Ross Tucker, CIO of Texas United Management Corporation. We will address "Evolutionary Technology 2020: Entering the 4th Industrial Revolution" as Ross will explain his journey as a CIO and his insightful perspective about how IT & Security will transition into the future.

Register HERE: (Check 1/18 ACP South Texas Member Email for the special promo code to secure your spot and waive the $149 registration fee.)

The theme for 2019 is "Evolutionary Technology for 2020: Enter the 4th Industrial Revolution.” Our summit will focus on IoT, -Ops, Agile, Next Generation Data Management, Bots, AI, SAP, Blockchain, Decentralization, Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, and other evolutionary concepts.

Take this complimentary opportunity to interact with executives, high ranking companies, and renowned speakers about strategies that will enhance your career.

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ROAR Transformational Leadership Conference Information:
(Check 1/18 ACP South Texas Member Email for the special 50% discount promo code)
Tuesday, Feb 5: 2pm-4pm, followed by VIP reception 5pm-7pm
Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University
Wednesday, Feb 6: 8am-5pm
Gorilla Treehouse, Houston Zoo

GET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO BE MORE RESILIENT

It doesn't matter your education or experience, resilience is the key to your success in this rapidly changing, unpredictable world.
· Are you eager to thrive through crisis, chaos, and change?
· Do you want to have a deeper sense of purpose and greater fulfillment?
· Are you hungry for new ways to improve your team's engagement and performance?
· Do you want to achieve your next level of leadership mastery?

Based on her best-selling book ROAR: How to build a resilient organization the world famous San Diego Zoo way, Sandy Asch will challenge, stretch and inspire you to build more emotional, physical, relational, value and mental resilience. 30,000+ leaders in 50 countries and 6 languages have implemented these ideas to cause breakthrough results. Imagine what's possible for you!

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Transform Houston Public Works Launch Information:
Tue, February 5: 5pm – 7pm
Moody Center For The Arts
6100 Main MS-550
Houston, TX 77005

Hear first-hand from the TRANSFORM team how they were inspired to radically transform one of the largest Public Works agencies in the U.S. and establish a "world class" organization. Engage in a dialogue with Resilience thought leaders on how to strengthen communities, cities and organizations to meet the rising demands of this disruptive world. Be inspired by Houston Public Works Director, Carol Haddock's vision to build a kind, respectful and purposeful workplace that provides outstanding service.

 

Note:
Everyone is always welcome to attend our exceptional networking and educational events. Your first program meeting visit is free and without obligation. There is a nominal fee for returning guests and non-members. Your support of the growth of our profession and the chapter is truly appreciated.

Thank you, past sponsors!

Meeting Space Sponsors:

unitedway        Synchronet        Texas Children's Hospital

 

Refreshment Sponsors:
MIR3      stormgeo

 

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