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ELS 12 | Schedule

April 30-May 2, 2012
The Stonegate | Chicago

The Executive Leadership Summit will open at 6 pm on Monday evening and conclude at 4 pm on Wednesday afternoon.
ATTIRE:  Monday evening is business dress.  Tuesday / Wednesday sessions are business casual. 
Breakfast is on your own each day.


MondayApril 30
2:00 pm
ECPA board meeting at Hampton Inn & Suites
Conference registration opens:  The Stonegate West Foyer
6:00ECPA Awards Banquet in The Stonegate Grand Ballroom

May 1
8:00 am
Devotions:  Mark Jobe, New Life Community Church
8:30Patrick Lencioni: "Healthy Organizations Win"
9:30BREAK & BOOK SIGNING of The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni; provided by Ingram|Spring Arbor
10:00Tom Allen, AAP; Len Vlahos, BISG; Mark Kuyper, ECPA
ECPA Annual Member Meeting:  for ECPA members only
12 noon
LUNCH: sponsored by Christianity Today
1:30 pm
Rob Eagar: "What Readers Wish Publishers Knew About Marketing"
Jason Illian: "How Christian Publishers Can Control Their Own Future"
BREAK: sponsored by Courier
Joe Wikert:  "The Evolution of Content and Distribution"
5:00Sessions adjourn
No Host Dinner at THE ASSEMBLY

WednesdayMay 2
8:00 am
Devotions:  Ruth Haley Barton, Transforming Center
David Campbell and Mark Kuyper:  "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know!"
9:30Dr. Philip Jenkins: "New Categories in Religious Geography"
Gary Hopwood & Mark Carpenter:  "Growing the Globe in China and Brazil"
12:30 pm
LUNCH: sponsored by Market Financial Group
1:30Bob Pritchett:  "Own the Process from Content Creation to Consumption"
2:30Joshua Tallent:  "eBooks in Christian Publishing - Learning and Leading"
3:30Closing remarks by Mark Kuyper
Conference adjourns

Schedule is subject to change.

We thank our sponsors for their support of the industry and of this event

Christianity Today    Market Financial Group

Courier Color House Graphics      

Firebrand Technologies Net GalleyBowker

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