Breakout sessions will run simultaneously, you’ll get to choose which session you want to attend during that hour block.  


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Sheila Scarborough

Sheila Scarborough is a writer and speaker specializing in tourism, travel and social media. She's written for many blogs and print publications and is also a certified Navy Master Training Specialist, with years of experience as an instructor.
A 2010 "Austin American-Statesman" Texas Social Media Award winner and 2011 Clarion communications award winner, Sheila trains and speaks regularly about social media to a variety of audiences including journalists, public relations and marketing professionals, tourism and economic development experts and Chambers of Commerce.

Along with Becky McCray, Sheila co-founded Tourism Currents, which offers online and in-person training in social media for tourism and hospitality.

She serves on the National Board of Directors and the Professional Development & Tech Resources Committee for the AWC (Association for Women in Communications,) she's the Chair of Freelance Austin and was honored to be selected the 2012 Gladys Whitney Hearst Outstanding Chapter Member of AWC Austin. She also founded and runs #awcchat, a weekly online Twitter chat about a variety of communications topics.

A U.S. Navy veteran who is married with two children, Sheila is an NHRA drag racing fan because there's one winner, one loser and no whining.