Xerocon Day 2

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

8:00 AM

Doors and expo opens

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM


9:15 AM

Keynote: The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Speaker: Kelly McGonigal

Stress is unavoidable. But is it always harmful? Stanford psychologist and award-winning author Kelly McGonigal, PhD, offers a surprising new view of stress — one that reveals the upside of stress, and how to capitalize on its benefits. The latest science shows that stress can make us smarter, stronger, and more resilient. Stress can even help you connect with what you care about most and strengthen close relationships. This session will explore both what makes stress good for you, and what you can do to get good at stress. Learn how to cultivate a mindset that helps you thrive under stress, and simple strategies for transforming the biology of your stress response, to improve health and well-being. The new science of stress resilience will give you a renewed sense of optimism about your own ability to handle whatever challenges life brings.

10:05 AM

Xero Platform Keynote
Nick Houldsworth, Executive General Manager, Ecosystem & XLLP

What binds our Xero community is the innovative platform from which we all operate. This platform holds the key to how small business owners expand and differentiate to make their businesses more successful. Nick Houldsworth, Executive General Manager, Ecosystem & XLLP, will discuss how we are expanding our community with financial institutions and ecosystem partners creating deeper, data-rich connections that deliver breakthrough solutions to help small business and advisors tackle the biggest financial challenges.

10:35 AM

Speaker: Nigel Mead

10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Morning Break

12:20 PM

Transition to breakout session

1:25 PM - 3:00 PM


3:00 PM

Keynote: If I Cancan, You Cancan
Maysoon Zayid, Actress, Comedian, Writer and Disability Advocate

Maysoon uses comedy to tell her tale of beating the odds as a multiple minority (Arab, Muslim, disabled woman of color) living in America. This hilarious talk is an extended version of her viral TED Talk, “I’ve Got 99 Problems and Palsy is Just One”. 

4:00 - 4:45 PM

Closing keynote

6:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Xerocon Wrap Party

Get your dancing shoes on and join us at the Hard Rock pool deck for drinks, food, and lots of great entertainment.

Xerocon Schedule Day 2
Xerocon Schedule Day 2
Xerocon Schedule Day 2
Xerocon Schedule Day 2

*Schedule is subject to change


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