September 22 - 25, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

2019 Value Pass Schedule

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*This does not include your pre and post workshops. Visit your Registration Resource Center to select your workshops.

Saturday, September 21

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

PACE Exam Prep Course (Separate registration and fee applies.)

Conference Registration/Customer Service Desk Open

 

Sunday, September 22

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Conference Registration/Customer Service Desk Open

Full-Day Workshops

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Business Writing Intensive: Better Writing in Just One Day (hands-on, advanced)

Mandi Stanley, CSP, Founder, Mandi Stanley Seminars LLC


Exploring and Living in the Google Ecosystem (hands-on)​

Anne Truger, Innovation Technology Consultant and Google-Certified Educator, Innovator & Trainer

8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Half-Day Workshops (Morning)

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Next-Level Project Management: Deepen Your Expertise and Overcome Obstacles (advanced)

Chrissy Scivicque, PCM, ATD, Career Coach and Corporate Trainer, EatYourCareer.com


Working Well with Others

Christy Crump, Director of Operations, RCS Training

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Workshop Lunch

Half-Day Workshops (Afternoon)

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Next-Level Project Management: Deepen Your Expertise and Overcome Obstacles (advanced)

Chrissy Scivicque, PCM, ATD, Career Coach and Corporate Trainer, EatYourCareer.com


Working Well with Others

Christy Crump, Director of Operations, RCS Training

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Best Practice Discussion Groups

Networking by Industry

Conference Orientation

Welcome Reception / Exhibit Hall Opening

 

Monday, September 23

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

8:45 AM – 10:15 AM

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Conference Registration/Customer Service Desk Open

Continental Breakfast

Keynote: Sekou Andrews & Opening Act

Coffee Break w/ Exhibits / Meet and Greet

AM Concurrent Sessions

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Meeting and Event Tips to Survive and Thrive

Jordan D. Clark, Managing Partner, FACE2FACE Meetings & Incentives

Track 4


Meet and Greet Microsoft Office 365

Corinne Hoisington, Professor of IT, Central Virginia Community College

Track 1


Gmail and Beyond: Must-have Tools to Work Smarter, Faster and More Efficiently

Anne Truger, Innovation Technology Consultant and Google-Certified Educator, Innovator & Trainer

Track 1


Build and Motivate a Team to Greatness: Overcoming Dysfunctional Behaviors

Christy Crump, Director of Operations, RCS Training

Track 2


Developing Your Executive Presence: How To Project Poise, Confidence, and Composure

Mandi Stanley, Founder, Mandi Stanley Seminars LLC

Track 3


Strategic Alignment for Top-Notch Management Support

Lisa Olsen, CEO, Admin to Admin, Executive Coordinator, Dignity Health

Track 2


Mastering Social Media for Your Best Online Presence

Lucy Brazier, CEO, Publisher, Marcham Publishing, Executive Secretary Magazine

Track 5


Take the Lead: Best Practices for Your Special Projects

Crystal J. Richards, PMP, PMI-ACP, Mosaic Resource Group, LLC

Track 4


Time Management for Admins: Working with the Unique Challenges Facing Support Professionals

Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach and Corporate Trainer, EatYourCareer.com

Track 4


Unleash the Power of Influence

Rhonda Scharf, Certified Speaking Professional, Trainer & Author, On The Right Track- Training and Consulting™ INC.

Track 2


Understanding SharePoint and OneDrive (hands-on)

Neil Malek, Founder and Lead Instructor, Knack Training, LLC

Track 1

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Lunch/ Exhibits Open

PM Concurrent Sessions

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The Art and Science of Site Selection for Meetings and Events

Jordan D. ClarkManaging Partner, FACE2FACE Meetings & Incentives

Track 4


Meet and Greet Microsoft Office 365

Corinne Hoisington, Professor of IT, Central Virginia Community College

Track 1


Gmail and Beyond: Must-have Tools to Work Smarter, Faster and More Efficiently

Anne Truger, Innovation Technology Consultant and Google-Certified Educator, Innovator & Trainer

Track 1


Build and Motivate a Team to Greatness: Overcoming Dysfunctional Behaviors

Christy Crump, Director of Operations, RCS Training

Track 2


Developing Your Executive Presence: How To Project Poise, Confidence, and Composure

Mandi Stanley, Founder, Mandi Stanley Seminars LLC

Track 3


Strategic Alignment for Top-Notch Management Support

Lisa Olsen, CEO, Admin to Admin, Executive Coordinator, Dignity Health

Track 2


Mastering Social Media for Your Best Online Presence

Lucy Brazier, CEO, Publisher, Marcham Publishing, Executive Secretary Magazine

Track 5


Take the Lead: Best Practices for Your Special Projects

Crystal J. Richards, PMP, PMI-ACP, Mosaic Resource Group, LLC

Track 5


Time Management for Admins: Working with the Unique Challenges Facing Support Professionals

Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach and Corporate Trainer, EatYourCareer.com

Track 4


Unleash the Power of Influence

Rhonda Scharf, Certified Speaking Professional, Trainer & Author, On The Right Track- Training and Consulting™ INC.

Track 2


Understanding SharePoint and OneDrive (hands-on)

Neil Malek, Founder and Lead Instructor, Knack Training, LLC

Track 1

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Coffee Break w/ Exhibits

Feature Sessions

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The Administrative Profession: Today and Beyond

Moderator:

Megan Hall, Executive Director, ASAP

Panelists:

Eth Lloyd, Chairman, WASummit Advisory Council

Lucy Brazier, CEO, Executive Secretary Magazine

Veronica Cochran, CEO, IAAP

Melba Duncan, Founder and President of The Duncan Group Inc.


Closing the Gap Between Average and Excellence

Dr. Samuel L. Jones, Life Changing Presentations


Simplify! Practical Changes to Keep Your Life and Priorities in Order

Mary Carlomagno, Principal, Order


Your Business Will Never Be The Same: Hot Technologies in 2019

Jim Spellos, President, Meeting U.


Grow Your Skills in the Changing World of Work

Alanna Vallee, Senior Director, Staples’ Worklife Programs

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Night Out (Separate registration and fee applies.)

 

Tuesday, September 24

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Conference Registration/Customer Service Desk Open

Continental Breakfast

Keynote: Erica Dhawan & 5th Annual Eureka! Award

Coffee Break/ Book Signing

AM  Concurrent Sessions

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Mind Mapping: Understanding the Concept and Managing the Ideas

Brandon Conrad, Manager, Matchware

Track 4


The Big Office Year: Updates of Office 365/2019 and Advanced Features

Corinne Hoisington, Professor of IT, Central Virginia Community College

Track 1


Exploring Excel Power Query And Flash Fill (hands-on)

Anne Marie DelPrincipe, Adjunct Professor, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), and Owner, Mastering Software Unlimited

Track 1


Dealing with Difficult Behavior at Work – without Losing It!

Lorinda Lewis, President, Lorinda Lewis, LLC

Track 5


Developing Your Inner Circle

Peggy Vasquez, Chief Executive Assistant, International Speaker and Author; Not Just an Admin

Track 3


Powerful PowerPoint: Creating Slides with Pizazz

Lee Silber, Best Selling Author, Creative-Lee Speaking

Track 4


Divergent Thinking: Problem-solving Revisited (advanced)

Kisha Allen, Corporate Trainer/ Public Speaker, eBeyond Motivation, LLC Training & Development

Track 2


Multi-Tasking: Strategies for Taking Control of Your Time

Sandy Geroux, CEO, Trainer, WOWplace International

Track 4


It’s App-tastic: 60 Apps in 75 Minutes

Jim Spellos, President, Meeting U.

Track 1


Building Personalized, Powerful PDFs for Your Team with Acrobat Pro (hands-on)

Neil Malek, Founder and Lead Instructor, Knack Training, LLC

Track 1


Onboarding New Colleagues: How to Maximize Value While Saving Your Sanity

Shelagh Donnelly, Speaker and Administrative Consultant, Founder, Exceptional EA

Track 4

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Lunch

PM Concurrent Sessions

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The Big Office Year: Updates of Office 365/2019 and Advanced Features

Corinne Hoisington, Professor of IT, Central Virginia Community College

Track 1


Exploring Excel Power Query And Flash Fill (hands-on)

Anne Marie DelPrincipe, Adjunct Professor, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), and Owner, Mastering Software Unlimited

Track 1


Dealing with Difficult Behavior at Work – without Losing It!

Lorinda Lewis, President, Lorinda Lewis, LLC

Track 5


Developing Your Inner Circle

Peggy Vasquez, Chief Executive Assistant, International Speaker and Author; Not Just an Admin

Track 3


Powerful PowerPoint: Creating Slides with Pizazz

Lee Silber, Best Selling Author, Creative-Lee Speaking

Track 4


Divergent Thinking: Problem-solving Revisited (advanced)

Kisha Allen, Corporate Trainer/ Public Speaker, eBeyond Motivation, LLC Training & Development

Track 2


Multi-Tasking: Strategies for Taking Control of Your Time

Sandy Geroux, CEO, Trainer, WOWplace International

Track 4


It’s App-tastic: 60 Apps in 75 Minutes

Jim Spellos, President, Meeting U.

Track 1


Building Personalized, Powerful PDFs for Your Team with Acrobat Pro (hands-on)

Neil Malek, Founder and Lead Instructor, Knack Training, LLC

Track 1


Onboarding New Colleagues: How to Maximize Value While Saving Your Sanity

Shelagh Donnelly, Speaker and Administrative Consultant, Founder, Exceptional EA

Track 4


MeetingBooster: Learn How to Optimize Your Meeting Process

Ulrik Merrild, Director, Matchware

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Networking by Region

Feature Session: Engaging Teams Across Generations
Dima Ghawi
, Leadership Speaker & Executive Coach, Dima Ghawi, LLC

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Feature Session

Tuesday Night Party- Moonlight Masquerade

 

Wednesday, September 25

8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Registration/Customer Service Open

Continental Breakfast

Concurrent Sessions

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Leadership Bingo™ (hands-on)

Sandy Geroux, CEO, Trainer, WOWplace International

Track 2


The Gift of Gab: Becoming a Comfortable and Compelling Communicator

Lee Silber, Best Selling Author, Creative-Lee Speaking

Track 3


Finding Your Healthy Work/Life Balance

Lorinda Lewis, President, Lorinda Lewis, LLC

Track 5


Advanced Minute Taking – Motions and Voting

Rhonda Scharf, Certified Speaking Professional, Trainer & Author, On The Right Track- Training and Consulting™ INC.

Track 4


Root Cause Analysis: Figuring Out What Happened & How to Make Your Best Next Move (advanced)

Madeline Cate, Administrative Coordinator, Martin’s Point Healthcare Management System

Track 3


LinkedIn Masterclass: A Career Game Changer (hands-on, advanced)

Melissa Peoples, EA Coach and Trainer, Founder, Admin Gurus

Track 5


Getting to Better Collaboration

Brian Childers, Training Manager, United States Air Force

Track 5


Coordinating Hotel RFPs and Contracts Smoothly

Kelly Phinney, Senior National Account Manager, Experient

Track 3


So You Want to Become a Virtual Assistant?

Tawnya Sutherland, Founder, VAnetworking.com

Track 5


[Tips and Tricks to] Manage Your Office Like a Rockstar

Stephanie Powley, Sr. Office Manager, Executive Assistant to CEO, Seer Interactive

Track 5

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Coffee Break

Keynote: Ben Nemtin

Workshop Lunch/ Book Signing

Half-Day Workshops & Post-con activities

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Maximizing Your Influence at Work

Lorinda Lewis, President, Lorinda Lewis, LLC


On the Hunt in The Big Easy: Lessons in Leadership and Influence

Conducted by Strayboots


Unleash the Full Power of Microsoft Excel (hands-on, advanced)

Anne Marie DelPrincipe, Adjunct Professor, Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), and Owner, Mastering Software Unlimited


Creating & Using a Skills Portfolio to Reach Your Goals

Sandy Geroux, CEO, Trainer, WOWplace International


Start Monday Right: Seize Opportunities & Make Things Happen

April Stallworth, Executive Team Assistant, Niles Township High School District

Peggy Vasquez, Executive Assistant, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

*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.

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