10 - 13 DECEMBER, 2020, Houston, TX

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Come see what the excitement is all about

Join us in Houston for global networking opportunities, inspiring education sessions, the World Championship of Public Speaking and more.

Where

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Convention Center

1601 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380

When

10-13 December 2020

Monday – Tuesday

The Speech Contest Semifinals lead up to the World Championship of Public Speaking Districts are randomly assigned to one of the 10 International Speech Contest Semifinals. Semifinalists advance to the World Championship of Public Speaking at the International Convention in Houston, Texas

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Event schedule

Day 1

10 DEC, 2020
08:45 AM

OPENING REMARKS

Speaker: ZACHARY SCOTT

09:30 AM

NAME THAT SCRIPT

Speaker: BRIAN WATKINS

12:30 PM

LUNCH TIME

Lunch time

01:30 PM

TIPS FOR CRAFTING A SPEECH

Speaker: RUTH KELLER

04:00 PM

GREAT UX

Speaker: JUDITH FLORES

Day 2

11 DEC, 2020
08:45 AM

PERFORMANCE

Speaker: JANE ROBERTS

09:30 AM

CRITICAL DESIGN

Speaker: BETTY HOPKINS

12:30 PM

LUNCH TIME

Lunch time

01:30 PM

SMART DESIGN

Speaker: MARIE REID

04:00 PM

DESIGN FLOW

Speaker: JUDITH FLORES

Day 3

12 DEC, 2020
08:45 AM

PROGRESSIVE WEB

Speaker: JACOB FREEMAN

09:30 AM

HOW TO PERSUADE

Speaker: JAMES ROSS

12:30 PM

LUNCH TIME

Lunch time

01:30 PM

SCALABLE DESIGN

Speaker: RUTH KELLER

04:00 PM

THE STRUCTURE

Speaker: JUDITH FLORES

Day 4

13 DEC, 2020
08:45 AM

IS LEADERSHIP FOR ME?

Speaker: MARIE REID

09:30 AM

TECHNOLOGY

Speaker: RUTH KELLER

12:30 PM

LUNCH TIME

Lunch time

01:30 PM

THE PATH TO INNOVATIVE PLANNING

Speaker: BRIAN WATKINS

04:00 PM

HUMANE TECH

Speaker: JAMES ROSS

THESE ARE

Our speakers

Brian Watkins

Keynote Speaker- Acme

Judith Flores

Speaker - Initech

Rose Hawkins

Trainer - Globex

Zachary Scott

Negotiation Trainer - Soylent

William Hanse

Content Strategist - Hooli

Jane Roberts

Front End Developer - Vehement

Jacob Freeman

UI Designer - Massive Dynamic

Frank Ferguson

Visual Designer - Globex

Jacqueline Knight

Content Strategist - Umbrella IT

Betty Hopkins

UX Designer - Initech

Venues & Hotel

Marriott Hotel 
1601 Lake Robbins Dr. 
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 367-9797 

This upscale hotel is a half-mile from the Woodlands Mall and the same distance from Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

 

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Registration includes access to convention events from Wednesday afternoon through Saturday evening, including all education events, the World Championship of Public Speaking and the President’s Inauguration.