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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.
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James Friedman

Co-Owner
Forever Vigilant LLC
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Wednesday, November 14
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Does your Sound System deliver the power of the Word? Does it help your congregation focus on the message or is it a distraction? Does it create a sonic environment that reinforces the worship experience?  This session will help you discover ways to improve your building’s acoustics, control noise and...
Speakers
Fredrick Ampel

System Designer/Consultant
Technology Visions Analytics
Moderator

James Brawley

Consultant
James S Brawley & Associates
Co-Presenter

Mike Stukey

Owner
Stukey Associates
Co-Presenter

Steve Thorburn

Principal
Thornburn Associates inc
Co-Presenter

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

  • Room:   W414-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
What are the issues a congregation should be prepared to address as it considers the rehabilitation of a historic property? This session will examine the influence that the US Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines, which define the criteria by which all preservation and historic renovation projects are evaluated...
Speakers
Jonathan Rollins

Principal
GFF Architects
Speaker

Rev. Elzie Odom, Jr

Senior Pastor
Chapel Hill United Methodist Church
Co-Presenter

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

  • Room:   W414-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Are you looking for ways to save money on building projects? We will be discussing  how to leverage bankruptcies and foreclosures, how to coordinate demolition efforts with contractors, how to partner with commercial designers, how to find and use salvaged construction materials, repurposing old store interiors, securing donations, tax advantages,...
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Scott Walker

Facilities Director
Riverwood Church Community
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  • Room:   W414-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Change Orders — nobody wants them, and there's a way to avoid them during construction. Major issues can be averted and there are things you can be looking for that will protect the church from spending more than is needed. Come hear what your rights are as an owner and...
Speakers
Dean Johnson

Business Administrator
First Baptist Church Lubbock
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Kreg Robertson

Associate
Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   W414-B
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
There’s no doubt, that church culture has experienced significant change over the last couple of decades. In the face of that change, churches all over the world are trying to adapt, while remaining relevant and true to the Gospel. Keeping church facilities up-to-date is one of the biggest challenges churches...
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Rodney James

Vice President / Partner
Churches by Daniels Construction, Inc.
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  • Room:   W222-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
We all know that Sunday comes every week, and learning how to manage conflicting goals and schedules, and the overarching workload of your job is challenging. The importance of designing your space for multi-use engagement can affect the way your congregation worships and make your time more efficient and effective.  Learn...
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Justin Crisp

Technical Director
Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church
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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
Speaker

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-A
  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Effective Wi-Fi is not only becoming a guest expectation in a facility, it's also become an essential component of the installed audiovisual systems, building automation, and increasingly, the "Internet of Things". When planning for new facility construction or a remodel, there are many important considerations that come into play during...
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Ian Beyer

Senior WLAN Field Engineer
Wireless Training & Solutions
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