|Leadership Summit Program|
MAY 3-4 2016
SHERATON MUSIC CITY | NASHVILLE
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Navigating the Changing Landscapes in
TUESDAY | MAY 3
7:15 am Registration Opens
8:15 am Welcome by Stan Jantz, Executive Director, ECPA
8:45 am RE:IMAGINE LEADERSHIP
Canoeing the Mountains Part 1: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory
Canoeing the Mountains Part 2: Recruiting from the Margins
10:15 am BREAK SPONSORED BY RR DONNELLEY
10:45 am RE:IMAGINE THE CHURCH
What does publishing for the global church look like now and in 20 years? What does the church need most from Christian publishers and what are some specific strategies publishers can employ to connect and engage with churches and hear from the margins?
11:45 pm LUNCH
1:15 pm Report on 2016 Segmentation Study of the Christian Consumer Market
Who is Christian publishing’s most valued customer, what are they reading, and where are the biggest opportunities for engaging those who will own the faith in the next 30 years?
2:15 pm RE:IMAGINE EMERGING LEADERS
How can our industry, organizations, and churches best reflect the culture that we serve?
3:15 pm BREAK SPONSORED BY RR DONNELLEY
3:30 pm Reaching and Recruiting Voices from the Margins
Trillia Newbell, Director of Community Outreach, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Southern Baptist Convention, author of United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity
5:00 pm Sessions Adjourn with Refreshment Mixer
5:30 pm SMALL PLATE DINNER RECEPTION SPONSORED BY NIELSEN
6:30 to 8 pm ECPA Awards Night Dessert
Emceed by radio host and author Chris Fabry, and featuring the announcement of the Christian Book Awards®, Chairperson’s Award, Industry Milestones, and more
WEDNESDAY | MAY 4
Caleb Kaltenbach, lead pastor for Discovery Church and author of Messy Grace
8:30 am RE:IMAGINE READERS
Discovery and Delivery as the Art of Solving Consumer Problems
9:15 am Report on Nielsen Reader Engagement Study
Kristen McLean and Greg Anastas with Nielsen will reveal the latest data on how readers engage in content and why.
10:00 am BREAK SPONSORED BY RR DONNELLEY
10:15 am The Great Book Debate of 2016
What are the unique opportunities and capabilities for each format in which publishers can deliver content? Maybe it’s not about who wins, but how publishers can create solutions for readers.
11:30 am Annual ECPA Membership Meeting
12:00 pm LUNCH SPONSORED BY INGRAM
12:30 pm Helping Authors Discover Readers
Chantal Restivo-Alessi, Chief Digital Officer and Executive VP, International for HarperCollins Publishers
1:30 pm Leadership Summit Adjourns
2:30 pm Attendees are invited to a Tour of the Ingram Facility in nearby La Vergne after the Leadership Summit adjourns. SIGN UP HERE.
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