Closing Keynote
Friday, July 19 | 12:00 - 1:00pm

He will be sharing the importance of collaboration and partnerships in today’s association climate. 

Mr. Stanton is the author of #1 New York Times bestsellers In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and Horse Soldiers; the extraordinary story of a band of US soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan. Horse Soldiers is the basis for the Jerry Bruckheimer produced movie 12 Strong, released by Warner Bros. in January 2018.

Doug attended Hampshire College and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His writing has appeared in The New York TimesThe New York Times Book ReviewTimeThe Washington PostMen’s JournalThe Daily BeastNewsweek, Esquire and Outside, where he has been a contributing editor.

Stanton is a founder of the National Writers Series, a year-round book festival, and lives in his hometown of Traverse City, Michigan with his wife, Anne Stanton, and their three children, John, Katherine and Will.


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