Sunday, June 3 - Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Gaylord Texan
1501 Gaylord Trail [map]
Grapevine, TX 76051-1945


Schedule of Sessions and Special Events



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Saturday June 02, 2012

09:15 am - 10:15 am DSEF Executive Committee Meeting - Bluebonnet Boardroom
10:30 am - 12:00 pm DSEF Development Committee Meeting - Del Rio 1
11:00 am - 01:00 pm DSA Executive Committee Meeting - Bluebonnet Boardroom
12:00 pm - 07:00 pm Registration Open - Longhorn Registration DE
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm DSA Board Meeting - Ft. Worth 5-7
03:30 pm - 05:00 pm DSEF Board Meeting - Ft. Worth 5-7
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm DSA Supplier Reception - Mission Plaza
07:00 pm - 08:00 pm DSA/DSEF Board Reception - Yellow Rose Pavilion
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm DSA/DSEF Board Dinner - Yellow Rose Ballroom

Sunday June 03, 2012

08:00 am - 10:30 am WFDSA Board of Directors Meeting - Grapevine 5
08:00 am - 12:00 pm DSEF Entrepreneurs in Action Walkathon - Convention Center Circle Drive
Join us the morning of Sunday, June 3, when we kick off DSEF’s Entrepreneurs in Action three-day Walk A Thon with a walk and brunch benefitting the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). NFTE (www.nfte.com) provides programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, recognize business opportunities and plan for successful futures.

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a real difference for young people in our Annual Meeting host city. Together, we’ll show Dallas Entrepreneurs In Action!
10:00 am - 03:00 pm Exhibitor Set-Up - Longhorn E
10:00 am - 09:00 pm Registration Open - Longhorn Registration DE
11:00 am - 05:00 pm WFDSA CEO Council Meeting - Grapevine 6
12:00 pm - 09:00 pm Cyber Cafe Open - Grapevine Prefunction
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm DSA Ethics, GRC & Lawyers Council Meeting - Grapevine 3-4
DSA Member Services Committee - Austin 2
DSA/DSEF Communications Committees Joint Meeting - Austin 1
03:00 pm - 04:30 pm DSA International Council Meeting - Grapevine 1
DSA Party Plan Council Meeting - Ft. Worth 5-7
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Research Committee Happy Hour
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm Supplier Briefing & Orientation - Longhorn E
05:00 pm - 06:00 pm New Members Reception (Direct Selling Executives Only) - Grapevine 3-4
06:00 pm - 08:00 pm Barbecue & Boots Opening Reception - Longhorn E
08:00 pm - 10:00 pm After-Party Sponsored by VideoPlus - Glass Cactus

Monday June 04, 2012

07:30 am - 08:30 am Grab & Go Breakfast - Longhorn E
Sponsor Breakfast with President Bush (Confirmed Sponsor Participants Only) - UPDATED - Grapevine 4-6
07:30 am - 06:30 pm Cyber Cafe Open - Grapevine Prefunction
Registration Open - Longhorn Registration DE
08:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session: A Conversation with President Bush - Grapevine CD
 
Mr. Douglas L. DeVos photo Mr. Douglas L. DeVos
President
Amway
Biography
10:15 am - 11:30 am Workshops - Various Locations
 
Ms. Paula C. Antonini photo Ms. Paula C. Antonini

Antonini & Associates
Biography
Mr. Joe P. Urso photo Mr. Joe P. Urso
Chairman & CEO
Vollara, LLC
Biography
Ms. Lori Bush photo Ms. Lori Bush
Executive Advisor, Retired President & CEO

Biography
Mr. Bart Dangerfield photo Mr. Bart Dangerfield
VP of Marketing

Mr. Terrel Transtrum photo Mr. Terrel Transtrum
Chairman
ServiceQuest
Biography
Doug Stephens photo Doug Stephens
Founder
Retail Prophet
Biography
Greg W. Marshall Ph.D. photo Greg W. Marshall Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing & Strategy
Rollins College
Biography
Michael Solomon Ph.D. photo Michael Solomon Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing
St. Joseph's University
Biography
Ms. Jennifer James photo Ms. Jennifer James
Vice President
GfK Roper
Biography
Mrs. JJ LeBlanc photo Mrs. JJ LeBlanc
Manager, Strategic Intelligence

Biography
Ms. Audrey Bauer photo Ms. Audrey Bauer
Chief Information Officer
THE COCOA EXCHANGE™
Biography
Mr. Matthew Cooley photo Mr. Matthew Cooley
President
Younique
Biography
Mr. Jonathan Ducos photo Mr. Jonathan Ducos
Development Lead

Biography
10:15 am - 12:15 pm Investors Forum - Grapevine B
 
Mr. Scott Van Winkle photo Mr. Scott Van Winkle
Managing Director

Biography
Rodney Clark photo Rodney Clark
Managing Director
Canaccord Genuity
Biography
Mr. Joseph N. Mariano photo Mr. Joseph N. Mariano
President
Direct Selling Association (DSA)
Biography
Rip Mason photo Rip Mason
Executive Chairman
LegalShield
Frank Schiff
Managing Director, MidOcean Partners
LegalShield
Biography
Mr. Jason Stoffer photo Mr. Jason Stoffer
Board Member
Gigi Hill, Inc.
Biography
11:30 am - 01:00 pm Buffet Lunch - Longhorn E
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Speaker Showcase - Grapevine CD
 
Alison Levine photo Alison Levine
Daredevil Strategies
Keppler Speakers
Biography
Jeff Henderson photo Jeff Henderson
The Chef Jeff Project
Keppler Speakers
Biography
02:15 pm - 03:30 pm Workshops - Various Locations
 
Mr. Daniel O Jensen photo Mr. Daniel O Jensen
Compensation Plan Specialist
Dan Jensen Consulting
Biography
Mr. Curt Waisath photo Mr. Curt Waisath
Co-Founder

Biography
Ms. Adriana Bueno Buitrago photo Ms. Adriana Bueno Buitrago
Legal Manager
Yanbal International
Biography
Mr. Francisco Ortega Gaxiola photo Mr. Francisco Ortega Gaxiola
Partner
Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi
Biography
Mr. D. Nelson Altamirano photo Mr. D. Nelson Altamirano
Social Media Program Chair

Biography
David Sattler photo David Sattler
Digital Marketing Manager
Scentsy, Inc.
Biography
03:45 pm - 05:30 pm General Session II: Inspiring Greatness - Grapevine CD
 
Mr. John A Addison Jr. photo Mr. John A Addison Jr.
Chairman of Primerica Distribution and Co-Chief Executive Officer

Biography
Mr. Alessandro G Carlucci photo Mr. Alessandro G Carlucci
Chief Executive Officer

Biography
Mr. Carl Daikeler photo Mr. Carl Daikeler
Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Team Beachbody
Biography
Mr. David B Holl photo Mr. David B Holl
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mary Kay Inc.
Biography
Ms. Cindy Monroe photo Ms. Cindy Monroe
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Thirty-One Gifts
Biography
Mr. Orville Thompson photo Mr. Orville Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
Scentsy, Inc.
Biography
05:30 pm - 06:30 pm Cocktails & Conversation - Longhorn E
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Big Ticket Council - Ft. Worth 2
CEO Dinners (By Invitation Only) - Various Locations
Dinners will be limited to 15 CEOs per dinner. Attendees will be grouped based upon similarities among companies.

Tuesday June 05, 2012

07:00 am - 08:00 am Beachbody Workout with Tony Horton - Convention Center Circle Drive
08:00 am - 09:00 am Breakfast Buffet - Longhorn E
CEO Breakfast (By Invitation Only) - Grapevine A
08:00 am - 02:00 pm Registration Open - Longhorn Registration DE
08:00 am - 05:00 pm Cyber Cafe Open - Grapevine Prefunction
09:30 am - 11:15 am General Session III: A Prescription for Success - Grapevine CD
 
Dr. Katie Rodan photo Dr. Katie Rodan
Founder and Creator
Rodan + Fields
Biography
Dr. Kathy Fields photo Dr. Kathy Fields
Founder and Creator
Rodan + Fields
Biography
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Best of the Best Award-Winning Programs Showcase - Various Locations
12:15 pm - 01:30 pm Buffet Lunch - Longhorn E
01:45 pm - 03:00 pm Workshops - Various Locations
 
Mr. Brett Duncan photo Mr. Brett Duncan
Co-Founder, Managing Principal
Strategic Choice Partners, LLC
Biography
Ms. Jennifer Fong photo Ms. Jennifer Fong


Biography
Ms. Kristen Jacobs photo Ms. Kristen Jacobs
Web Content & Community Manager
Creative Memories
Biography
Mr. Lane Burtz photo Mr. Lane Burtz
VP of Purchasing Packaging Engineering and Transportation

Biography
Mr. Douglas Mackay photo Mr. Douglas Mackay
Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Council for Responsible Nutrition
Biography
Michael McBurney photo Michael McBurney
Head of Scientific Affairs
DSM Nutritional Products
Biography
Mr. John Venardos photo Mr. John Venardos
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs

Biography
Mr. Vince Han photo Mr. Vince Han
CEO
Change Anything LLC
Biography
Mr. Eric Johnstone photo Mr. Eric Johnstone
Vice President, Marketing & Field Services
Ambit Energy
Biography
Mr. Jonathan Gilliam photo Mr. Jonathan Gilliam
Chief Executive Officer
Momentum Factor
Biography
Ms. Lyn Conway photo Ms. Lyn Conway
President & Founder
A Fresh Perspective
Biography
Ms. Pam Dean photo Ms. Pam Dean


Biography
Ms. Jan Gilmore photo Ms. Jan Gilmore
Principal
Jan Gilmore & Associates
Biography
Ms. Britney C. Vickery photo Ms. Britney C. Vickery
CEO & Founder
Initials, Inc.
Biography
03:15 pm - 04:30 pm Roundtable Discussions - Various Locations
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Cocktail Reception - Grapevine Foyer
07:30 pm - 09:30 pm Awards Gala - Grapevine CD
Please indicate if you are coming to the awards dinner. If you are bringing your spouse, please be sure to include him/her as well and that you have chosen the appropriate registration fee that includes the dinner.