September 13 - 16, 2020 | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

2020 EA Summit Schedule

Note: Separate registration required for Pre- and Post- Conference Workshops. The APC Value Pass includes access of up to three Workshops. The PACE Certification class and exam is a separate registration and fee. This schedule is subject to change

2020 EA Summit Workshops

Take a deeper dive into your training when you choose from the Workshop topics most consistently requested by YOU!

Note: EA Summit registration includes access to two advanced pre- or post-conference workshops.
Sunday
September 13, 2020
Monday
September 14, 2020
Tuesday
September 15, 2020
Wednesday
September 16, 2020

Showcase Presentation – Detour: Winning When Life Doesn’t Go According to Plan

Hard work usually pays off. But sometimes, no matter how hard you work, your plans just… DON’T work. Resilience researcher Courtney Clark helps teams adapt to change and crisis when...
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Courtney Clark

Power BI: User-Friendly Data Cleanup, Analysis, and Visualization

Power BI is all the things people wish Excel was. It’s incredibly easy to ‘fix’ messy data, and to bring together information from different sources. It’s capable of creating dozens...
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Neil Malek
EA Summit Workshop

Communicating Strategically for Results

Communication is more art than skill. What we say, how we say it, when we say it and to whom we say it and our awareness of the proper context...
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Lisa Olsen
EA Summit Workshop

The Power of Automation in Outlook

Automating your workflow is a crucial step to successfully navigating the constant demands of the Administrative profession. In this dynamic class, learn how to make the most of Outlook’s automation...
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Melissa Peoples

Leading Process Improvements to Maximize Efficiency

In today’s business world, we often do things the way we’ve always done them because that’s the way we’ve always done them! Rarely do we stop to re-evaluate our processes...
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Chrissy Scivicque

Create Great Charts & Diagrams Easily with Visio

For organization charts, process flows, floorplans, and dozens of other diagrams, the most powerful tool Microsoft has to offer is Visio. A process-mapping solution used to illustrate business processes, organizational...
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Neil Malek

From EA to Chief of Staff: Is It the Right Move for You?

The role of Chief of Staff is becoming more prevalent in companies all across North America. With it clearly emerging as a career path for the Senior EA, Lucy Brazier...
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Lucy Brazier

The Art of Resilience: Adapt Faster and Achieve More (Featured Session)

In today’s competitive world, there’s no time to recover from our setbacks slowly. You need to be able to adapt quickly in order to achieve more. The research-based strategies from...
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Courtney Clark

Working with Millennial Bosses (Featured Session)

Millennials have been taking over the workplace for the past few years and it goes without saying that it affects our profession when it comes to working with them. By...
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Diana Brandl

Leading a Team

We all know the proverb that says “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far go together.” Mostly, the greatness in a team starts...
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Diana Brandl

The Future of the Executive Assistant

Technology is constantly changing and evolving, and the role of the administrative professional is changing and evolving, too! Our role has expanded far beyond calendars, phone calls, and meeting notes....
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Kim McCartney, CAP-OM
Lisa Adkins, CAP, PACE

Facilitated Collaboration®—Leading as an Executive Assistant

Meetings and group collaboration are a daily part of the world of business, and virtual meetings have become quite common. Once novel and scarcely available, video technologies to support virtual...
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Eddie Turner

Growth Mindset: The Road to More and Better in Your Profession

What we believe is unbelievably powerful — research shows that at work and in life, we tend to  achieve what we expect. Do you believe that your characteristics, ability and...
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Lorinda Lewis

Accelerated Development of Emerging Leaders (Featured Session)

There is an urgent need for effective leadership in our institutions of higher learning, government and in our corporations. Emerging leaders are all around us, but they need help developing...
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Eddie Turner

How We Work: The Surprising Science Behind Getting Your Best Work Done (Featured Session)

In an age of disengagement, distraction and fatigue, how we work frequently isn’t working. Health and Productivity Expert Michelle Cederberg comes at this topic with big energy and laugh-out-loud humour,...
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Michelle Cederberg

Strive for Improvement – Not Perfection (Featured Session)

Whether someone is an administrative professional or an executive, we all tend to believe that we ought to be “perfect” in our position…that we have to know the best way...
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Chris Fairbank

Leadership Lessons from the Movies (Featured Session)

Movies are more than entertainment; a good movie communicates an incredibly effective story. And, people have been learning from stories since prehistoric times. Stories convey values, life lessons, understanding and...
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Jay Foreman

Managing an Event as a Project

Project management seems to be overtaking the Executive Assistant’s world these days. With 89% of assistants organizing events as part of their role, whether or not your company calls it...
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Lucy Brazier
EA Summit Workshop
APC Half-Day Workshop

InDesign: Creating Beautiful and Effective Flyers, Newsletters, Documents, and More

InDesign provides us all the things we are missing in Microsoft Word: careful control of visual elements on the page; flowing text around images and to different pages; and a...
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Neil Malek
EA Summit Workshop
APC Half-Day Workshop

Mapping Your Career: How to Build a Professional Development Plan

In today’s modern business world, most organizations no longer provide clear, distinct career paths for their employees, especially administrative professionals. Career planning is largely left up to the individual. Unfortunately,...
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Chrissy Scivicque
EA Summit Workshop
APC Half-Day Workshop

Gmail and GCal: A Match Made in Heaven

Learn how Gmail and GCal can seamlessly work together making your life easier and work simpler. These two tools work together to provide a perfect (or close to it) communication...
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Anne Truger
EA Summit Workshop
APC Half-Day Workshop

Clue Live! The Scavenger Hunt

End your APC experience with a bonding experience with your new friends. Get ready for a fast, fun, interactive scavenger hunt based on Clue, the Musical (exclusively to TeamBonding). The...
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TeamBonding.com
EA Summit Workshop
APC Half-Day Workshop

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