Sessions at-a-Glance

Select Criteria: Super Track = Church Safety & Security Conference

Tuesday, November 13
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   W314-A
  • Tuesday, November 13, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
This training will show the need and necessity for a church to establish, and maintain a Security and Safety Team. The course will present evidence from a local, state, national and global perspective. You will learn how to build a team, including processing the application, interviewing, screening, background checks, and...
Speakers
Christophor Periatt

Co-Owner/Lead Instructor
Forever Vigilant LLC.
Speaker

James Friedman

Co-Owner
Forever Vigilant LLC
Speaker

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Tuesday, November 13
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room:   W414-A/B
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This intensive is an opening path to becoming a Certified Church Administrator through The Church Network. (TCN) is an inter-denominational association of churches and individuals which exists to serve the church by promoting the highest level of professional competence in individuals serving Christ through administration in local churches. In addition...
Speakers
Bob Winstead

Director of Lifelong Learning and Assistant Professor of Church Leadership
Candler School of Theology
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Michael Batts

Managing Partner
Batts Morrison Wales & Lee
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Phill Martin

Deputy CEO
The Church Network
Speaker

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  • Room:   W414-C/D
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
During any emergency, it is important to be able to draw from all available resources. The special skills, training, and capabilities of staff will play a vital role in coping with the effects of any disaster, and they will be of paramount importance during and after a major event. Participants...
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Paul Timm

Vice President
Facility Engineering Associates
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 14
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
This will be an overview of legal issues affecting churches in terms of their land, buildings, and property. We will discuss the acquisition and zoning of land. We'll talk about construction contracts, building occupancy permits, building codes, and so forth. We will talk about the process of securing the building...
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Josh Bryant

Managing Attorney
Church General Counsel
Speaker

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  • Room:   Chapin Theater
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
For those who serve in the church, we know that every week another Sunday is always coming. And it’s easy to loose perspective of our true calling and run with confidence. Add to this, the world we live in. It’s full of criticism and comparison, that so easily entangles us....
Speaker
Luke McElroy

Founder
Orange Thread Media
Keynote

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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room:   W414-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
In this session, we are looking to inform and educate members of the church on providing and maintaining a safe and secure environment. Any church size and all levels of knowledge is welcome as the training can apply to all houses of worship environments.
Speaker
Bill Wells

Director of Security
AE Global
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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   W414-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
This 90-minute presentation will primarily deal with sudden ambush-style attacks, unruly/disorderly individuals, children’s ministry incidents, domestic violence, medical situations, criminal law, civil liability, and attempted intrusions into secure areas. The presentation will introduce statistical data on church attacks, layered security, armed security teams, candidates for teams, as well as other...
Speakers
Christophor Periatt

Co-Owner/Lead Instructor
Forever Vigilant LLC.
Speaker

James Friedman

Co-Owner
Forever Vigilant LLC
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   W224-G
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
It is a known fact that leaders who have self-awareness about their own functioning are much more effective in their leadership work. In addition, those who have access to their own inner lives can effectively self-supervise and monitor their responses to the emotionally demanding circumstances that naturally arise as a...
Speaker
Natolie Warren

Licensed Minister, LPC, Transformational Speaker, Self Development Coach & Author
The Whole Woman Experience
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  • Room:   W414-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Places of worship and church-related facilities must maintain a delicate balance between providing an open and welcoming environment and the safety and security for those participating in their services and events. Salient will discuss several topics of interest including: physical environment , security assessments, multi-site challenges, and response plans. For...
Speaker
Paul DiBerardino

Regional Sales Manager - Southeast
Salient
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Wednesday, November 14
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Room:   W224-G
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
The most important part of a flight is not the pilot, the passengers, the engine, the size of the plane, the wheels, the shape of the plane or the stale peanuts - although the peanuts help. The most important part of air travel is the size of the runway; if...
Speaker
Eric Byrd

Worship Leader/Minister of Music
St John Baptist Church
Speaker

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  • Room:   W414-B
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
This hands-on demonstration of non-lethal training ammunition will help Security / Guardian teams to pressure test incidents related to active killer/shooter, a terrorist attack, medical situations or handling an emotionally disturbed person. You will appreciate and understand the benefit of proactively utilizing reality-based training scenarios by incorporating UTM Non-Lethal Training...
Speaker
Pierce Kibbey

CEO / Chief Instructor
PRACTICs INC
Speaker

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  • Room:   W414-D
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Security, parking, and medical teams are needed in today's churches, schools, and nonprofits more than ever. The best teams run not only on their own, but also in coordination with each other to produce a holistic approach to serving an organization, allowing all that come onto property to worship, teach,...
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Terry Berringer

Owner / Operator
Church Emergency Consulting
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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-D
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
The Layered Security Approach is a method used to evaluate the church’s security needs by reviewing the security issues, current situation, and future needs with a series of questions. The information is used to help determine the type of systems needed to meet the requirements – whether it is intrusion,...
Speaker
Keith Shaver

VP Sales and Marketing
Matrix Network, ATV/NLSS, Uniview Tec
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  • Room:   W414-C
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
From active shooters, disgruntled parents, to wanderings kids – our society has changed. It is sad, but it is a reality that we must deal with. There is a lot a church can do logistically, but also some simple measures you can take with your facility to make the children,...
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Kreg Robertson

Associate
Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
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Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ministries are most effective when they are fully immersed in their community and buildings can play a key role in moving a church toward an embedded identity.  Learn how strategic planning and innovative design can help bring the church back to the center of the community through spaces that are...
Speakers
Brian Walsh

Founder & President
The Collage Companies
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Don Mahoney

President & Principal Architect
Building God's Way
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Roger Conner

Senior Executive Pastor
Journey Christian Church
Church Co-Presenter

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  • Room:   W414-C
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Using current technologies like texting is an easy way to report suspicious activity information. We can crowd-source suspicious activity information for safe churches by  Implementing the Department of Homeland Security campaign “See Something Say Something”.  Prevention of major emergencies is literally, at everyone’s fingertips. Suspicious activity information  can effectively intercept...
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Cyril Rayan

President & CEO
Resiligence, Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   The Spark
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Do you run from conflict? As a leader do you address every rumor about you or the ministry you lead? Do you send a text when you should really make a phone call? A very wise person once said 'if you are a leader and no one is mad at...
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Eric Byrd

Worship Leader/Minister of Music
St John Baptist Church
Speaker

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  • Room:   W414-D
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Come and explore a statistical fact based look into the trends of criminal attacks that churches are currently experiencing and learn how this knowledge can help save lives. Learn from the facts and statistics, trends and detailed case studies that will help you establish safety and security measures in your...
Speaker
Roger Hammer

Director of Security and Public Safety; CEO, Templar Solutions Groups
Christ Fellowship Church
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Thursday, November 15
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W315-A/B
  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Learn how your church can develop a framework for a solid legal defense, risk management, and a legal compliance strategy. It is important you understand the components of a legal defense wall that can be built around your church much like the walls of a city. Do you understand the...
Speaker
Josh Bryant

Managing Attorney
Church General Counsel
Keynote

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Thursday, November 15
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   Chapin Theater
  • Thursday, November 15, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
The most impactful and influential leaders are the ones who lead from who they truly are, not who they pretend to be. In today’s culture, there is a desperate need for life-giving leadership, but we can’t give what we don’t have. During this message, Tyler Reagin will talk about the...
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Tyler Reagin

President
Catalyst
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