PCPA Annual (Hybrid for 2022) Conference
6:30 pm - 8:00 pmBy Invitation Only: Heads of Houses/Board of Directors Group Dinner
9:00 am - 11:30 amBy Invitation Only: Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 am - 12:30 pmConference Registration Desk Open
11:30 am - 12:15 pmBy Invitation Only: Lunch for Heads of House/ Board of Directors Meeting Sponsored by MetaComet
David Marlin, Co-Founder, MetaComet Systems
11:30 am - 12:15 pmOptional: Lunch at Scarritt Bennett Dining Hall: Prepaid reservations required by March 25, 2022
12:30 pm - 12:50 pmWelcome and Opening Prayer
12:50 pm - 1:45 pmTracking Congregational Trends Through and Beyond the Pandemic sponsored by 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
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmLeading Through a Time of Change sponsored by Ingram Content
Mark Glesne, Senior Marketing Director, HarperCollins Christian Publishing
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmCoffee Break with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmTake Advantage of the Search Volume on Amazon
Joseph Glorioso, Account Manager, Lakeside Book Company
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSales Tax in the Not-For-Profit World
Kelvin Ault, Principal, Blankenship CPA Group
Leigh Ann Vernich, Senior Manager, State and Local Tax, LBMC
Abigail Campbell, Tax Manager, Blankenship CPA Group
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmPlans and Hopes for Faith Formation Amidst and Beyond the Pandemic
Hannah Evans, Doctoral Research Fellow, Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Dr. Allison Norton, Faculty Associate in Migration Studies and Congregational Life, Hartford International University
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAdapting to the New Reality: Balancing the Supply Chain & Sustainability Imperatives
David Hetherington, Vice President - Global Business Development, Books International
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmBreak
4:15 pm - 5:15 pmQ&A Discussion with our Keynote Speakers, Celebration of Gary Mulder, former PCPA Executive Director
5:15 pm - 6:15 pmIn Person Only: Appetizers and Soft Drinks in Adjunct Member Display Area
8:30 am - 9:30 amMeasuring Your Website’s Effectiveness: Title Visibility, Website Search and Google Analytics
Sarah Arbuthnot, Commercial & Partnerships Director, Supadü
8:30 am - 9:30 amUnderstanding the 4 Phases of Royalty Management, and How Best to Optimize
David Marlin, Co-Founder, MetaComet Systems
8:30 am - 9:30 amHow Christian Publishing Can Better Navigate in a Pandemic Climate
Brandie Herrell, Sales Representative for the Southeast US, Friesens Corporation
8:30 am - 9:30 amExpand the Boundaries of Content with Digital Experiences
John Beall, East Region Sales Director, Book Group, Sheridan
Waseem Andrabi, VP Learning Solutions, KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL)
9:30 am - 9:50 amIn Person: Coffee Break with time to visit Adjunct Members Displays
9:50 am - 10:50 amUnlock Business Value from Data for Service-Oriented Firms
Kejia Hu, Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Dean's Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University's School of Management
9:50 am - 10:50 amHow Are You Leveraging Marketing Automation?
Sebastian Mayeres, CFO, knkSoftware
Maximilian Schneider, Head of Pre-Sales, knkSoftware
9:50 am - 10:50 amLean Content Development sponsored by Core Publishing Solutions
Ken Brooks, President, Treadwell Media Group
9:50 am - 10:50 amSupporting Families in the Digital Age
Dr. Georgene Troseth, Professor of Psychology, Vanderbilt University
10:50 am - 11:00 amMove to Plenary
11:00 am - 11:15 amAnnouncements & Introduction of Keynote
11:15 am - 12:15 pmThe Container Problem: Moving from Trauma to Resilience sponsored by Lakeside Books
Rev. Dr. Ron Bell, Senior Pastor, Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, St. Paul, MN
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmThank You and Closing Prayer

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