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NAPO2017 Program


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration Open

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Registration Open
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Welcome Address
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Opening Keynote Address
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Leadership 101
Sue Pine, CAE
Guided TED Talk Discussions 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Networking for Introverts
A guided discussion based on the TED Talk by Susan Cain
Hazel Thornton
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
A guided discussion based on the TED Talk by Amy Cuddy
Katie Tracy

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

A guided discussion based on the TED Talk by Tim Urban
Debbie Lillard

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
First Timer and New Member Orientation

Ask the Organizer Panel for newer Productivity and Organizing Professionals
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
International Attendee Round Table
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Expo Hall Reception
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Chapter Leadership Forum
(Invitation Only)

Thursday, April 27, 2017

6:30 AM - 8:25 AM
Breakfast on Your Own
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Registration Open
Concurrent Sessions 1-1 through 1-5
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
1-1: How to Get and Keep Media Attention
Paula Rizzo and Terri Trespicio
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership

1-2: Empower the Grieving Client to Organize with Joy
Dorothy Clear, CPO®
Client Interaction

1-3: Bridging The ADHD Spousal Communication Gap Through Organization
Nathalie Pedicelli, TDO
Niches

1-4: Organizing Solutions For Overwhelmed Families
Kate Martin, CPO®
Residential Organizing
1-5: Spotlight Consulting Interactive: Business Consulting in Action!
Lisa Montanaro, JD, CPO®
Workplace Productivity
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Expo Hall Networking 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Lunch served from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
BCPO® Presents: Why & How to Get Certified 
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Annual Meeting & Awards
Concurrent Sessions 2-1 through 2-5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
2-1: Grow Your Organizing Business with the Team Approach
Matt Baier
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership
2-2: The Power of Nonverbal Communication
Bill Acheson
Client Interaction
2-3: Organizing Dead People
Judith Kolberg
Niches
2-4: What Your Clients Wish You Knew
Nettie Owens, CPO-CD®
Residential Organizing
2-5: Eliminate Email Overwhelm for You and Your Clients
Jennifer Stewart
Technology & Digital Organizing
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Exhibitor 1-on-1 meetings (optional)
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Networking Dinner & Get to Know Pittsburgh

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Registration Open
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Leaders Inspiring Leaders: A Business Success Roundtable
Alisa Collins, Sam Angelo, Missie Bertiotti, & John Ziemann
Moderated by Monica Ricci, CPO®
Concurrent Sessions 3-1 through 3-5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
3-1: How to Succeed at Speaking for Fees
Maryann Murphy, MSW, CPO®
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership
3-2: Mental Floss for Eliminating Brain Clutter
Linda Henley-Smith, BA, MA
Client Interaction
3-3: Organizing the Absent-Minded Professor
Melanie Sobocinski, PhD
Niches
3-4: 9 Technology Tools to Skyrocket Productivity
Amy Payne, CPO®  & Brooks Duncan
Technology & Digital Organizing
3-5: Bridging to Corporate Organizing & Productivity
Heather Cocozza, CPO®, PMP
Workplace Productivity
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Chapter Networking Lunch Around Town
Concurrent Sessions 4-1 through 4-5
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
4-1: Golden Circle Leaders Forum
Monica Ricci
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership
4-2: Listening for Excellence - Connecting with your Clients
Joan Bowling
Client Interaction
4-3: Smart Space Design
Carol Jones
Residential Organizing
4-4: Reset Your Home: Time and Technology Strategies
Christine Moline & Jamie Steele
Technology & Digital Organizing
4-5: Busily Unproductive
Zachary Sexton
Workplace Productivity
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
SIG Meetings Slot #1
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM The Power of Mastermind Groups
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
SIG Meetings Slot #2
7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
President's Reception
Wear your NAPO blue & white

Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Registration Open
Concurrent Sessions 5-1 through 5-5
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5-1: THE ORGANIZING BUSINESS: Scandal, Sabotage, Sanity, Success
Dorothy Breininger
Business Operations & Growth/Marketing/Leadership
5-2: What Are Your Clients' Favorite Lies?
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
Client Interaction
5-3: Bridging the Gap Through Virtual Organizing
Sheila Delson, CPO-CD®
Niches
5-4: Demystifying the Deaccession and Appraisal of Household Contents
Kate Elizabeth Molets
Residential Organizing

5-5: How To Prioritize When Everything's Important
Mridu Parikh
Workplace Productivity

Enhanced Concurrent Sessions 6-1 through 6-5
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
6-1: Tell Me More! Leveraging Client Modalities, Strengths, Insights
Denslow Brown, CPO®, CPO-CD®, MCC, Master Trainer (ICD)
Client Interaction
6-2: What Discourages ADHD Clients and What Empowers Them
Terry Huff, LCSW
Niches
6-3: Beyond The Label Maker: Tools Of The Trade
Liz Jenkins, CPO®
Residential Organizing
6-4: Digital Organizing - Computer Clutter to Clarity
Debi Gianni, MS
Technology & Digital Organizing 
6-5: QuickBooks for Organizers
Kristin Diver, MBA, COC
Workplace Productivity
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
NAPO2018 Kickoff Lunch
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Angela F. Wallace Leadership Forum
(For National Committee Chairs, SIG Leaders, NAPO National Board Members, Chapter Presidents, BCPO® Board Members, and invited guests.)

  

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