2018 Schedule

Subject to modifications

  • Tuesday | May 1
    7:15 am

    Registration Open

    8:15 am


    Stan Jantz, Executive Director, ECPA

    8:30 am

    Deeper Prayer

    Make Your Voice Heard in Heaven

    Barry C. Black, Chaplain of the United States Senate

    9:15 am

    Deeper Innovation

    How Publishers Can Better Create and Innovate

    Bryan Loritts, Author, Pastor, President of Kainos

    10:00 am


    Sponsored by KNK Publishing Software

    10:30 am

    Deeper Messaging

    How to Publish so a New Generation of Readers Will Hear You

    Montse Alvarado, Executive Director, Becket Fund

    11:00 am

    Deeper Discipleship

    What Churches Need from Publishers

    Michelle Sanchez, Executive Director, Make and Deepen Disciples, Evangelical Covenant Church

    11:45 am


    Sponsored by LSC Communications

    1:15 pm

    Deeper Thinking

    A Survival Guide for a World at Odds

    A conversation with author and professor Alan Jacobs

    2:00 pm

    Deeper Perception

    Changing the Narrative About Reading

    David Barker, SVP of Sales for ReaderLink

    2:30 pm


    Sponsored by KNK Publishing Software

    3:00 pm

    Deeper Reading

    The Books That Have Shaped My Life

    Mark Batterson, Author, Lead pastor of National Community Church in DC

    3:30 pm

    Round Table Discussions

    Round table conversations on the topics of the day, reflecting on the presentations and their implications for our industry.

    4:15 pm

    Program Concludes

    (Museum exhibits are open until 6:00 pm)

    5:30 pm

    Networking Mixer Reception

    6:30 pm

    Night at the Museum: The 40th Annual Christian Book Award® Dinner and Awards Celebration with Anne Graham Lotz

  • Wednesday | May 2
    7:15 am

    Registration Open

    8:00 am

    Deeper Integrity

    Becoming People of Courageous Integrity

    Charles Causey, Former Senior Army Chaplain at the Pentagon

    Sponsored by NavPress

    8:30 am

    Deeper Word

    God’s Word in the World

    Dr. Roy L. Peterson, President, American Bible Society
    Mart Green, Board Chair of Hobby Lobby; Founder of Mardel Christian Supply and of Every Tribe Every Nation
    Bobby Gruenewald, Founder, YouVersion Bible App and Innovation Leader at LifeChurch.tv

    Segment includes group discussion

    10:00 am


    Sponsored by Ingram Content Group

    10:30 am

    Deeper Dive

    Discovering the Habits of Bible Readers

    Kristen McLean, Executive Director of Business Development, NPD Book

    11:15 am

    Annual ECPA Membership Meeting

    12:00 pm


    Sponsored by Nord Compo

    1:00 pm

    Tours of the Museum of the Bible

    (Museum exhibits are open until 6:00 pm)

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