Flash Point

Date: Monday, July 25, 2011
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m./13.30 - 17.00 

With so many exciting speakers planned at WEC 2011, attendees strive to absorb every experience possible. When they attend Flash Point, it’s about maximizing time and sharing the excitement and energy of inspiring speakers and leaders. Flash Point is a diverse platform of 15-minute presentations, with speakers seeking to impart their insight on you, leaving you ready to change your world and industry.

Flash Point at WEC 2011 received glowing reviews, from the quality of speakers to the innovative idea of condensed time format as a way to get right to the meat of the story. Find your own inspiration in Orlando by attending Flash Point.

Share your biggest takeaway from these Flash Point presentations on Twitter by using #WEC11FP.

Jon Petz
Author, Motivational Entertainer, Corporate Magician and Master of





Marketing for Social Change

After 20 years of developing successful marketing communications programs for Fortune 500 clients like Westin Hotels, Hewlett- Packard and Apple, Bill Toliver has spent the last several years bringing non-traditional thinking to organizations involved in social change.


Leadership and Innovation

As the founder and CEO of ePrize, Josh Linkner has led a revolution by dislodging the old guard and dominating the industry through disruptive innovation and creativity.


Under Exploration

Jeff Lieberman explores the connections between the arts, sciences, education, passion, creativity, and the potential future of human consciousness.



The Medici Effect: Ground-Breaking Innovation at the Intersection of Disciplines and Cultures

Frans Johansson shares stories and ideas about how an open mind and a willingness to explore ideas outside your field of expertise can help break down barriers that inhibit new discoveries.


The Prism Effect™

Based on her three-angle system called The Prism Effect™, Victoria Labalme provides tools to listen effectively, communicate with impact, tap into your own unique talents to catapult performance and profitability. 


Socialnomics: It's a People-Driven Economy

Erik Qualman explores why flourishing companies are acting like Dale Carnegie: listening first and selling second, and explains how social media isn't a fad–it's a revolution.


People Protect What They Love

Fabien Cousteau discusses the three main threats to the world’s oceans and empowers audiences about ways the can make a real world in solving these challenges.


The Future of Robotics is Swarms: Why a Thousand Robots is Better than One

James McLurkin discusses "The Swarm". While a centralized system is easier to program and control, it is not readily scalable and thus does not react well if one member of the group fails to perform during the task.



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Creating Brilliant Organizations:  Shifting from Good to Awesome!

Join Simon Bailey for a high octane blend of insight and practical tools that challenge people to look at themselves from a different point of view. This fresh perspective is the first step in finding the impetus and desire necessary for individuals to overcome inertia, say goodbye to frustration and recognize their brilliance.


Normal Gets You Nowhere

Think Nelson Mendela, Joan of Arc, Eleanor Roosevelt, John Lennon. Instead of changing themselves to accommodate the status quo or what others thought they should be, these people hung a light on their differences – and changed humanity in the process. There’s already an army of supertalented uberfreaks changing the world–isn’t it time you joined them?