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

  • Room:   W414-A/B
  • Tuesday, November 13, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Getting started on a construction plan or project can feel overwhelming, especially when you don't even know the first steps you should take. No matter the scope and the scale of your project, understanding the process will help to ensure it will be cost-effective and time-efficient.  Master planning, budgeting and...
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Andrew Beyea

Project Architect
Waldon Studio Architects
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Brad Daugherty

Director of Worship Arts and Communications
New Beginnings Baptist Church
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Brittany Sellers, Ph.D.

Sustainability Project Manager
Office of Sustainability & Energy, Orlando FL
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Jeff Benavides

LEED Accredited Professional O+M, GGP
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Ravi Waldon

President & Founder
Waldon Studio Architects
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  • 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...
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Christophor Periatt

Co-Owner/Lead Instructor
Forever Vigilant LLC.
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James Friedman

Co-Owner
Forever Vigilant LLC
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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...
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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
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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
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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.
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Bill Wells

Director of Security
AE Global
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  • Room:   W414-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Almost every component of your facilities will have to be replaced at some point. Do you have an action plan? Intentional organizations plan today for tomorrow’s costs. That’s why it’s critical you establish a capital reserve account now! These are not "IF" questions but rather "WHEN" and "HOW MUCH". If...
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Tim Cool

Chief Solutions Officer
Cool Solutions Group/eSPACE
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  • Room:   W224-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Having great technology isn't always the key to having a great service experience. In fact, without the proper systems in place for training, equipment management, and communication, having complex equipment can do more harm than good. In this class, we will discuss the importance of having proper systems in place...
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Justin Firesheets

Production Director
Church of the Highlands
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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   W222-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Are in-ear monitors - usually paired with personal digital mixing console - really the best way to go in every live Church music situation? What benefits are there? And what are the potential dangers and costs of tossing the open speaker monitor system. How can the best outcomes be achieved...
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Grant Norsworthy

Grammy Nominee, Dove Award Winner, Musician, Songwriter
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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...
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Dean Johnson

Business Administrator
First Baptist Church Lubbock
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Kreg Robertson

Associate
Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
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Wednesday, November 14
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • 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...
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Pierce Kibbey

CEO / Chief Instructor
PRACTICs INC
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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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  • Room:   W414-A
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
There is a technology that is trending that I believe will impact all aspects of your world…including church…so let’s get familiar with it – Internet of Things (IoT). So what does this all mean for churches…YOUR church? Our facilities are no longer just sticks and bricks...they are complex commercial buildings...
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Jason Powell

Director of IT & Data Operations
Granger Community Church
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Tim Cool

Chief Solutions Officer
Cool Solutions Group/eSPACE
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  • Room:   W414-C
  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
This is a session about project borrowing as discussed from the Church's perspective-not the lender's. Lending to churches has changed as financial institutions realized that churches are good at repaying mortgages. This has made a number of lending options available to churches that were previously limited to for-profit entities. Sadly,...
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Billy Goff

CEO
Goff Companies
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Kerry Jones

Director, Client Relations/Church Planner
Goff Companies
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Tom Lanning

Executive Pastor
VantagePoint Church
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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • 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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  • 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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Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • 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.
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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...
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Roger Hammer

Director of Security and Public Safety; CEO, Templar Solutions Groups
Christ Fellowship Church
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