PCPA Annual 2023 Conference
11:00 am - 1:00 pmBy Invitation Only: PCPA Officers Meeting (with working lunch) [More Info]
1:30 pm - 5:30 pmBy Invitation Only: Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting [More Info]
6:30 pm - 8:00 pmBy Invitation Only: Heads of Houses Group Dinner at Tony's on Main Street [More Info]
8:30 am - 11:15 amBy Invitation Only: Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting [More Info]
11:15 am - 11:45 amBy Invitation Only: Lunch for Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting Sponsored by Friesens
11:00 am - 12:30 pmConference Registration Desk Open
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmWelcome & Opening Prayer [More Info]
Robin Johnston, PCPA President and Editor in Chief and Publisher, United Pentecostal Church International
12:20 pm - 12:25 pmPlatinum Sponsor greeting from Versa Press
12:25 pm - 12:30 pmKeynote Introduction Sponsored by Marquis Book Printing - Gold Keynote Sponsor
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmThe Way Forward: On the Front Lines of Change with DEI [More Info]
Carrie Bloxson, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Hachette Book Group
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmBreak with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays sponsored by Color House Graphics
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBest Practices in Nonprofit Accounting [More Info]
Tim Hudson, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, The Charity CFO, LLC
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmThe State of Religion & Young People: How the Most Diverse Generation in History Approaches Faith [More Info]
Dr. Angela Patterson, Head Writer and Editor, Springtide Research Institute
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmLessons Learned Selling Books Direct to Consumers and Through Non-Traditional Channels sponsored by AdvantageCS [More Info]
Brian Nordyke, eCommerce Manager, Sheridan
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmSilver Workshop Sponsor Core Publishing Solutions Readaloud creation: enriching a fixed layout epub with audio and word highlighting [More Info]
Larry Bennett, Executive Director, North America, Nord Compo
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmAppetizers and Soft Drinks in Adjunct Member Display Area
6:30 pmDinner on your own and/or in Peer Groups
9:00 am - 10:00 amPartnering with Your Printer: Tools for Success [More Info]
Matt Kennell, Executive Director, Versa Press, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amOvercoming the 5 Barriers to Royalty Automation [More Info]
Rachel Rigdon, Director of Sales, MetaComet
9:00 am - 10:00 amRights (and Wrongs) of Publishing: Legal Issues that Every Publisher Should Know [More Info]
Craig Gipson, Counsel, Flagler Law Group
9:00 am - 10:00 amKnow Your Audience: The Power of Reader Data, Analytics, and Old-Fashioned Listening [More Info]
Lou Ann Sabatier, Principal, Sabatier Consulting
9:00 am - 10:00 amConsumer Data Roundup 2022 [More Info]
Brooke Borneman, Client Development Director , NPD BookScan
10:00 am - 10:30 amCoffee Break sponsored by Bethany Press with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays
10:30 am - 11:30 amForecasting and supply planning for publishers [More Info]
Ken Brooks, President, Treadwell Media Group
10:30 am - 11:30 amThe Future of Technology for Publishers and Media Companies: Utilizing IT to Increase ROI [More Info]
Sebastian Mayeres, CFO, knkSoftware
10:30 am - 11:30 amDigital Equality: The Importance of Accessibility in Your Publishing Strategy [More Info]
Sanjay Tangri, Senior Director, Content Services at KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL)
10:30 am - 11:30 amPaperGeek: The Hands-On Experience [More Info]
Brandie Herrell, Sales Representative for the Southeast US, Friesens Corporation
11:30 am - 12:15 pmBoxed lunches with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays
12:15 pm - 12:30 pmMove to Plenary
12:30 pm - 12:40 pmPlatinum Sponsor greeting from Books International
12:40 pm - 1:40 pmPanel Discussion: What’s happening in Christian Ed? How can publishers help? [More Info]
Dawn Rundman, Director of Faith Formation Resource Development + Assistant Director of ELCA Relations, 1517 Media
1:40 pm - 1:45 pmSponsored by knkSoftware- Gold Keynote Sponsor
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmUsing Design Thinking for the Christian Publishing Industry [More Info]
Rev. Dr. John Park, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Central Seminary
3:00 pmAdjournment