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Conference Schedule
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Tuesday, April 18     Location: Hotel
3:00 - 6:30 p.m. — Registration for pre-conference intensives 

Pre-conference participants can have dinner in local restaurants (there is a restaurant in the hotel, as well) and we’ll coordinate a group for those who want to go together; the hospitality suite will open after dinner.

Wednesday, April 19 Locations: Hotel and Church of the Redeemer
8:00 a.m. — Registration for pre-conference continues; breakfast on your own
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. — Pre-conference intensives (lunch included)
Noon - 5:00 p.m. — Registration for regular conference; lunch on your own (unless registered for pre-conference intensives)
3:30 p.m. — Plenary #1: Welcome, introductions, orientation
4:30 p.m. — Shuttles to Redeemer
5:30 p.m. — Opening Eucharist – reception/dinner follows
8:00-8:30 p.m. — Shuttles return to hotel 
9:30 p.m. — Compline (Salon D); Hospitality Suite opens 

Thursday, April 20     Locations: Hotel and local restaurants
7:30 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Salon D)
8:00 a.m. — Breakfast buffet at Hotel
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. — Registration 
9:00 a.m. — Chaplain's Reflection; morning announcements
9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. — Workshop Session #1 

  • Episcopal Church 101
  • Invite Welcome Connect
  • Transforming Communications through Asset Mapping
  • Branding
  • Using Public Relations to Strengthen Community Partner Relationships
  • Video on the Fly: How to Make Quality Video on a Tight 

10:45 a.m. — Coffee/snack break sponsored by Episcopal Church Foundation
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Keynote address #1: Jana Reiss
12:30 p.m. — Lunch and business meeting; online voting opens  [Minutes of 2016 annual business meeting] [Board nominees]
1:45-3:00 p.m. — Workshop Session #2

  • How to Identify and Nurture Advocates
  • ReContent: Refresh and Revitalize Your Content Strategy
  • Home: From the Community to the Kitchen
  • When It Feels like Work, Not God's Work
  • Invite Welcome Connect
  • Jesus’ Blood Is Thicker than Water: Latino/Hispanic Evangelism in English

3:00 p.m. — Snack break
3:30-4:45 p.m. — Workshop Session #3

  • Social Media: It Starts with a Strategy
  • ReContent: Refresh and Revitalize Your Content Strategy
  • Branding
  • When It Feels like Work, Not God's Work
  • Effective Powerpoint
  • Planning Your Special Event

6:00 p.m. — Dinner Roulette (dinner on your own and optional) 
9:00 p.m. — Compline (Salon D); Hospitality Suite opens

Friday, April 21    Location: Hotel (various locations for afternoon activities)
7:30 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Salon D)
8:00 a.m. — Breakfast buffet at Hotel
9:00 a.m. — Chaplain’s reflection; announcements
9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. — Workshop Session #4

  • Making Good Writing Great
  • Storytelling for a Millennial Audience
  • Photography for Auto-Setting Users
  • Pairing & Sharing

11:00 a.m. — Keynote address #2: Jana Reiss
12:30 p.m. — Lunch—choice of roundtable groups (reminder: voting closes at 1:45 pm)
1:30 p.m. — Afternoon free time (activities TBA)
6:45 p.m. — Reception, conference banquet and awards at hotel; celebration sponsor: Saint Francis Foundation
9:30 p.m.  — Compline (Caprice 2); Hospitality suite opens

Saturday, April 22
Check out and safe travels 


How We Speak and Listen Matters…Understanding Different Communication Styles- Denise Trevino
Getting The Word Out: Marketing your Church Fundraiser - Alyssia Turner
Asset Mapping - Katie Mears
Social Media: Real World Experiences from the Trenches - Anjel Scarborough
“Did you know . . . ?” How to make people sit up and take notice of your story - Patti Borda Mullins
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