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The

Agenda

WHERE GREAT MINDS REUNITE

The Church and Technology Summit Conference has over 35 dynamic speakers lined up to deliver thought-provoking General Sessions and targeted Breakout Sessions that will help you implement new technologies to your church.

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AGENDA KEY

Track 1:
Lead & Executive Pastors

Track 2:

Emerging Technology/IT

Track 3:

Digital Marketing & Social Media

Track 4:

Production Engineering & Technology

*All sessions listed below are in Mountain Standard Time (MST)

OCT. 3

DAY 1: REGISTRATION

Registration

Starts at 1:00 PM(MST)

Location:
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

Welcome to the Church & Technology Summit! We are thrilled to have you join us here in Phoenix. Stop by the West Registration Desk to pick up your credentials and get ready for three and a half days of motivation and inspiration. 

Exhibitor Expo & Welcome Reception

Starts at 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM(MST)

Location:

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa Cira Ballroom A & B

Start your conference out on the right foot by meeting your peers at the Opening Night Welcome Reception at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres as you mix and mingle with your fellow attendees. We’re a casual bunch so dress comfortably. 

 
 

OCT. 4

DAY 2

General Session:

Adapt Or Die - Why Church Innovation Matters

Speaker:

Ashley Wooldridge & Ben Gowell

Duration:

1 hr

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9:00 am

10:00 am

BREAK

Workshop:

Microsoft Experience @ CTS Applications of Immersive Technology in Ministry

Speaker:

April Speight

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

How To Create Sermon Recap Video Clips In Minutes (DEMO)

Speaker:

Melissa Womack

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Defending Your Ministry Against Cybersecurity Attacks

Speaker:

Chris Holub

Duration:

1 hr

10:15 am

Workshop:

The Pioneering Spirit Needed for 21st Century Ministry

Speaker: 

Sam Gallucci

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Purchasing the Right Broadcast Video Camera on a Budget

Speaker:

Daniel Gourley

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Why Your Ministry Needs a Relationship Management System

Speaker: 

Melinda Anderson

Duration:

1 hr

11:15 am

BREAK

Workshop:

Microsoft Experience @ CTS Microsoft HoloLens 2

Speaker: 

Joe Bailey

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Digital Ethics - The Do's & Don'ts When You're Online

Speaker: 

Quacy Smith

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Does Production Really Matter?

Speaker:

Stephen Kramer

Duration:

1 hr

11:30 am

Workshop:

Technology Roundtable

Speaker:

Keith Odom

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Win as ONE. Collaboration Across Disciplines

Speaker:

Ben Gowell, Cameron Smith, Tyler Kurbat, Brandon Waldron, Melinda Anderson, Chris Holub, Blair Drake

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Crypto Currency 

Speaker:

Duration:

1 hr

12:30 pm

LUNCH/BREAK

1:30 pm

Workshop:

Equipping Your Church Generationally for High Tech Church

Speaker: 

Sidney Malone

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Am I too Creative to be Christian?

Speaker: 

Kervance Ross

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Microsoft Experience @ CTS Microsoft HoloLens 2

Speaker: 

Joe Bailey

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

What to Look For When Selecting an LED Wall

Speaker:

Brandon Cole

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Curating a Creative Culture / Building Healthy Teams

Speaker:

Cameron Smith

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Polishing Your Live Stream.

Speaker:

David Cherry

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Augmented Reality in The Church

Speaker: 

L.Michelle Salvant

Duration:

1 hr

2:30 pm

BREAK

General Session:

The Church's Role in the 21st Century

Speaker:

Joseph Walker, III 

Duration:

1 hr

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2:45 pm

4:00 pm

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Location

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

Cira Ballroom A & B

End of day. Be sure to explore the beautiful city of Phoenix. Dinner on own.

 

OCT. 5

DAY 3

General Session:
When Change Agents Resist Change

Speaker: Jamal Bryant

Duration:

1 hr

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9:00 am

10:00 am

BREAK

Workshop:

Purchasing the right video camera on a budget

Speaker:

Daniel Gourley

Duration:

1 hr

10:15 am

Workshop:

What to Look For When Selecting an LED Wall 

Speaker:

Brandon Cole

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Polishing Your Live Stream

Speaker:

David Cherry

Duration:

1 hr

General Session:

Tech Town Hall w/ Denominational Leaders

Speaker:

J Drew Sheard, Joseph Walker 

Duration:

10:15 am - 12:15

11:15 am

BREAK

Workshop:

Microsoft Experience @ CTS Microsoft HoloLens 2

Speaker: 

Joe Bailey

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Transform Your Culture of Giving with AI & Apps

Speaker:

Anthony DeShazor 

Duration:

1 hr

11:30 am

Workshop:

Audio, Video, Lighting at all sizes

Speaker:

Stephen Kramer

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Reimagining Digital Discipleship

Speaker:

David Brown

Duration:

1 hr

12:30 pm

LUNCH/BREAK

1:30 pm

Workshop:

COLOR: LEDs and the Human Eye (DEMO)

Speaker:

Stephen Ellison

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Leading for the Inside Out

Speaker:

Derrick McRae

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Decoding Digital Audiences

Speaker:

Melinda Anderson

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Ministry Effectiveness: How and What to Measure   

Speaker:

Brandon Waldron / Ben Gowell

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

The Church & Blockchain - Should We or Shouldn't We?

Speaker:


Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

5 Steps to Being Known for Something Relevant & Needed

Speaker:

Mark MacDonald

Duration:

1 hr

2:30 pm

BREAK

General Session:

When Innovation Intersect Purpose - How the Church's Technology Presence is Critical for 21st Century Ministry

Speaker:

Nona Jones

Duration:

1 hr

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2:45 pm

4:00 pm

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Location

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa

Cira Ballroom A & B

End of day. Be sure to explore the beautiful city of Phoenix. Dinner on own.

OCT. 6

DAY 4: FINAL DAY

9:00 am

Workshop:

Seriously Engaging Sermon Content

Speaker: 

Ben Gowell / Cameron Smith

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Performing a Social Media Audit

Speaker: 

Zack Grey 

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

From Pyramids to Spiderwebs

Speaker: 

Kervance Ross

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Church Online: Principles of Production

Speaker: 

Blair Drake / Michael Chamot / Ian Matchner

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

What to Look For When Selecting an LED Wall

Speaker:

Brandon Cole

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

6 Steps to a Strategic Technology Road Map

Speaker:

Chris Holub / Keith Odom

Duration:

1 hr

10:00 pm

BREAK

Workshop:

Recruiting and Developing Great Volunteers

Speaker:

Chuck Mitchell

Duration:

1 hr

10:15 am

Workshop:

Live Website Assessment

Speaker:

Mark Macdonald

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Polishing Your Live Stream

Speaker:

David Cherry

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Rethinking Space Utilization in a Post-COVID Era

Speaker:

Mark Moore Jr. 

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Purchasing the Right Broadcast Video Camera on a Budget

Speaker:

Daniel Gourley

Duration:

1 hr

Workshop:

Virtual Reality Church - Unchartered Territory (The Future of Virtual Reality & The Church)

Speaker: 

L.Michelle Salvant

Duration:

1 hr

11:15 am

BREAK

General Session:

Reaching Gen Z w/ Compassion Through Technology

Speaker:

Angie Richey

Duration:

1 hr

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11:30 am

12:30 pm

LUNCH/BREAK

End of day. Be sure to explore the beautiful city of Phoenix. Dinner on own.