Opening General Session

Monday, August 7
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Music City Center
Karl F. Dean Ballroom

Open to all conference attendees and exhibitors. Badge needed for admission.

Keynote Presentation

Rob O’Neill
Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions

Rob O’Neill has served America as a SEAL, team leader, and senior chief petty officer at Naval Special Development Group in some of the most challenging, storied, clandestine military roles of our time. O’Neill shares what he learned during his more than 400 combat missions across four theaters of war. Join one of the legends of our nation’s military as he shares his views on the ingredients to a successful mission: the right people, preparedness, decision making under pressure, and, above all, a commitment to never quit.


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