• PCPA Annual Conference 2022 Agenda

    April 28 & 29, 2022

    Nashville, TN and via Zoom

     

    All times are in Central Daylight Time Zone. (UTC - 05:00)
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    Wednesday, April 27, 2022

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    By Invitation Only: Heads of Houses/Board of Directors Group Dinner

    Thursday, April 28, 2022

    9:00 am - 11:30 am By Invitation Only: Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting

    International Room in Scarritt Hall


    11:00 am - 12:30 pm Conference Registration Desk Open

    Laskey 1st floor


    11:30 am - 12:15 pm By Invitation Only: Lunch for Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting Sponsored by MetaComet
    David Marlin, Co-Founder, MetaComet Systems

    International room in Scarritt Hall


    11:30 am - 12:15 pm Optional: Lunch at Scarritt Bennett Dining Hall: Prepaid reservations required before March 25, 2022

    International room in Scarritt Hall


    12:30 pm - 12:50 pm Opening Plenary

    Harambee Auditorium in Fondren Hall

    Welcome -Scott Gunn, President of PCPA and Executive Director, Forward Movement

    Opening Prayer-Rev. Dr. Amy Steele, Dean of the Chapel, The Upper Room

     

     

    12:50 pm - 1:45 pm Keynote #1: Tracking Congregational Trends Through and Beyond the Pandemic sponsored by PCPA Gold Sponsor Friesens
    Scott Thumma, Professor of Sociology of Religion and the Director of the Hartford Institute for Religion Research, Hartford International University and Hartford Institute for Religion Research
    Dr. Allison Norton, Faculty Associate in Migration Studies and Congregational Life, Hartford International University


    1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote #2: Leading Through a Time of Change sponsored by PCPA Gold Sponsor Ingram Content
    Mark Glesne, Senior Marketing Director, HarperCollins Christian Publishing


    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays

    Laskey 2nd floor lobby

     

    3:00 pm-4:00 pm Workshops (you will select one of four options)

     

    Option 1: Take Advantage of the Search Volume on Amazon
    Joseph Glorioso, Account Manager, PCPA Gold Sponsor Lakeside Book Company

    Laskey 104

     

    Option 2: Sales Tax in the Not-For-Profit World

    Laskey B
    Kelvin Ault, Principal, Blankenship CPA Group
    Leigh Ann Vernich, Senior Manager, State and Local Tax, LBMC
    Abigail Campbell, Tax Manager, Blankenship CPA Group

     

    Option 3: Plans and Hopes for Faith Formation Amidst and Beyond the Pandemic

    Laskey C
    Hannah Evans, Doctoral Research Fellow, Hartford Institute for Religion Research
    Dr. Patricia Tevington, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hartford Institute for Religion Research

     

    Option 4: Adapting to the New Reality: Balancing the Supply Chain & Sustainability Imperatives  

    Laskey A
    David Hetherington, Vice President - Global Business Development, PCPA Platinum Sponsor, Books International


    4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Break

    Laskey 2nd floor lobby


    4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Mid-Point Plenary

    Harambee Auditorium in Fondren Hall

     

    Q&A/Discussion with our keynote speakers
    New PCPA officers election announcement
    Celebration of Gary Mulder, former PCPA Executive Director


    5:30 pm - 6:15 pm Appetizers and Soft Drinks in Adjunct Member Display Area

    Laskey 2nd floor lobby
     

    Friday, April 29, 2022

    8:30 am-9:30 am Workshops (you will select one of four options)

     

    Option 1: Measuring Your Website’s Effectiveness: Title Visibility, Website Search and Google Analytics

    Laskey 104
    Sarah Arbuthnot, Commercial & Partnerships Director, Supadü

     

    Option 2: Understanding the 4 Phases of Royalty Management, and How Best to Optimize

    Laskey B
    David Marlin, Co-Founder, PCPA Sponsor MetaComet Systems

     

    Option 3: How Christian Publishing Can Better Navigate in a Pandemic Climate
    Laskey A

    Brandie Herrell, Sales Representative for the Southeast US, PCPA Gold Sponsor Friesens Corporation

     

     

    Option 4: Expand the Boundaries of Content with Digital Experiences
    Laskey C

    John Beall, East Region Sales Director, Book Group, Sheridan
    Waseem Andrabi, VP Learning Solutions, KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL)

     

     

    9:30 am - 9:50 am Coffee Break with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays

    Laskey 2nd floor lobby

     

    9:50 am -10:50 am Workshops (you will select one of four options)

     

    Option 1: Unlock Business Value from Data for Service-Oriented Firms
    Laskey A

    Kejia Hu, Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Dean's Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University's School of Management

     

    Option 2: How are You Leveraging Marketing Automation?
    Laskey C

    Sebastian Mayeres, CEO and Maximilian Schneider, Head of Pre-Sales for PCPA Platinum Sponsor knkSoftware LP

     

    Option 3: Lean Content Development sponsored by PCPA Silver Sponsor Core Publishing Solutions
    Laskey 104

    Ken Brooks, President, Treadwell Media Group

     

    Option 4: Supporting Families in the Digital Age 
    Laskey B

    Dr. Georgene Troseth, Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

     

     

    10:50 am-11:00 am Move to Plenary

    Harambee Auditorium in Fondren Hall

     

    11:00 am - 11:15 am Plenary: Announcements & Introduction of Keynote

     

    11:15 am-12:15 pm Keynote #3: The Container Problem: Moving from Trauma to Resilience sponsored by PCPA Gold Sponsor Lakeside Books
    Rev. Dr. Ron Bell, Senior Pastor, Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, St. Paul, MN

     

    12:15 pm-1:00 pm

    Thank You's - Scott Gunn

    Closing Prayer -Rev. Dr. Amy Steele, Dean of the Chapel, The Upper Room

     

     

    All times are in Central Daylight Time Zone. (UTC - 05:00)
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