SPAC | Sacramento, CA

SPAC 2017 Conference Schedule of Sessions
(updated Nov 14, 2016) 

** Over 60 hours of education!  Session descriptions will be published in Resource Guide, which you will get when you check in!**

Pre-Conference Activities:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017  1-4  ImageQuix Product Launch. All attendees are welcome, more details coming soon!

Wednesday: January 25, 2017

5pm- Early Check In and Social Mixer sponsored by SPAC & ImageQuix(Conference Desk and Sonoma rooms)
Thursday: January 26th, 2017

7:30am- Check In /Registration Opens
8:30am- Noon- SPAC University SCHOOLS 101- by Chris Wunder (Room: Sonoma B)
8:30am-10:00am- SPAC University- SPORTS 101-by Bradley Cooper (Room: Sonoma A)
9:00am-10:00am-SPACTalk #1 New Revenue Stream & SPACTalk #2 Product Trends(Room: Sonoma C)
9:00am-10:00am- Little Changes Can Make A BIG Difference by Mark Oliver (Room Sonoma D)
10:00am-10:30am- Coffee Break
10:30am-Noon – Getting Started with Recreational Sports Leagues by Stella Crase(Room: Sonoma A)
10:30am-11:30am SPACTalk #3 Production Workflow Front End & #4 Production Back End Virtual Groups(Room: Sonoma C)
10:30am-11:30- VIP SPAC Discussion-Feedback on Ideas Lead by Marty Brown (Sonoma D)
(these classes will go to lunch at 11:30pm)
11:30 – Noon: Garden Lunch Buffet sponsored by SPAC & JD Lab . Get vouchers at end of class or at SPAC Front Counter.
12:30pm- 1:30pm-“Our Marketplace is Under Attack”  The Service and Revenue Equilibrium is Not in Balance by Calvin Harrell (Room: Sonoma C)

12:30pm-1:30pm- Work Smarter, Not Harder – A small business’s way to the future! by Joy Cahill (Sonoma D)
1:00pm-5:00pm – SPAC University SCHOOLS 101 (Cont.)- by Chris Wunder (Room: Sonoma B)
1:00pm- 2:30pm SPAC University SPORTS 102 by Dave Stock and Jamie House (Room: Sonoma A)
1:45pm-2:45 pm- Using Behavioral Marketing and Automation to Increase Revenue Per Sale by Derek Clapham (Sonoma C)
1:45pm- 2:45pm Outsourcing as an Integral Part of High Volume Photography Work flow- by Bill Champion (Room: Sonoma D)
2:45pm- Break
3:00pm-4:30pm Sports Programs by Jim and April Aslup (Sonoma A)
3:00pm- 4:00pm The BIG Roundtable- Audience Driven Content- Moderated by Calvin Harrell  (Room: Sonoma C)
3:00pm- 4:30pm Office CRM Panel Discussion Lead by TBA (Room: Sonoma D)
4:00pm- 5:00pm Creating High End Team Composites by Ty Fisher and Wes Kroninger  (Sonoma A)
5:00pm-7:00pm Hospitality Suites Hosted by Fluidmedia Technology and JD Photolab

7:00-9:00pm  BOWLING  Hosted by SPAC and H&H Lab.  Pizza, Prizes, Drinks and FUN!!  Everything included!!

Friday: January 27th, 2017

7:30am Registration opens
7:30am- 8:30 Breakfast (Ballroom)
8:00am- 8:20 Door Prizes (Ballroom)
8:30am-9:30am- Dance Studio Business by Dennis Lange and John, Jon Lovasko(Room: Sonoma A)
8:30am-9:30am- Incorporating Volume Into a Traditional Portrait Studio by Colleen Gonsar (Room: Sonoma B)
8:30am- 9:30am- Sustainability? Only if the Paradigm Shifts by Robert Ste Marie (Room: Sonoma C&D)
10:00am-12:00pm- Advanced Sports and Demo by Dave Stock and Jamie House (Sonoma A) (this group will have lunch from Noon to 1pm)
10:00am- 11:00am- Sales Panel- Back Door Entry Into Getting School Accounts by Darryl Jones (Sonoma B) (this group will have lunch from 11:00 to 12:00pm)
10:00am- 11:30pm- Don’t Kick It Old School: Bringing School Photography into the New Millennium by Neal Freed & Bryan Blanken (Sonoma C&D) (this group will have lunch from 11:30-12:30pm)
Noon- 1:30pm- Social Media by Rebecca Brown (Room: Sonoma B)
1pm- 2:15pm- School 101 Demonstration by Chris Wunder (Room: Sonoma A)
1pm- 2:15pm More Sophisticated Products with a Better Bottom Line: Automate Your Production by Nick Mylas(Sonoma C&D)
2:30pm- 3:30pm How to Build a Great Moblie App for Less than $2000 by Elias Jo (Room: Sonoma A)
2:30pm- 3:45pm- School Technology Panel Moderated by Richard Carroll and others (Sonoma B)
2:30pm- 3:45pm- So you want to grow your business… by Edge Imaging Team(Room: Sonoma C&D)

3:45pm-4:00pm SPAC Welcome, Photolynx Legacy Award Presentation (Sonoma C&D)
4:00pm- 5:00pm-Keynote- Make Photography Great Again! #MPGA by Georgia McCabe (Room: Sonoma C&D)
5pm- SPAC Trade Show Opens (Ballroom)
6:30-7:30pm Dinner Buffet Served.
8:00pm- Desserts Served
9pm Trade Show Closes.
Saturday: January 28th, 2017

7:30am- 8:30am Continental Breakfast Served in Ballroom
8:30am- SPAC Greetings and Door Prize
9:00am-10:15am- Satisfying Consumer Cravings – Delivering Connections and Collection by Ed Monahan- Kodak (Room: Sonoma C&D)
9:00am- 10:15am- Gateway Schools: Preschools, Private and Charters by Chelsea Davis (Room: Sonoma B)
9:00am- 10:15am- Best Way to Hire Seasonal Help by Chris Wunder(Room: Sonoma A)
10:30am- 11:45am- Streamline Your Shooting Stations Demo by Ty Fisher (Room: Sonoma A)
10:30am- 11:45am- SPACTalk #5 Guerilla Marketing (Jim & April Aslup) & SPACTalk #6 In or Out; The Production-Cost Debate (Calvin Harrell) (Room: Sonoma B)
10:30am- 11:45am- Leading your Team To Have a Successful Brainstorming Session by Beth Jones (Room: Sonoma C&D)
Noon: Trade Show Opens and Lunch Provided (Ballroom)
2:30pm- 3:30pm- King/Queen of the Hill of Ideas… Win Cash Prize! Moderator: Michael Rak (Sonoma A)
2:30pm- 3:30pm-Yearbooks: From Pricing, to Selling and Everything In Between” Round Table Discussion – Wayne Barksdale (Sonoma B)
3:30pm- 4:30 Keynote TBA by Shawn Lee
4:30pm – SPAC Closing Meeting, Awards and Grand Prize Drawings
5:30pm – 8:30 Hospitality Suites hosted by Photolynx and Entourage Yearbooks

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