NAPO2019 Conference Program



For more details regarding the Education Levels and the Session Tracks, click here.

*Please be advised, the program is subject to change. 


Wednesday, April 3, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop 1:
Driving Client Success through Optimized Team Productivity
Ellen Faye, CPO®
*$180 for members
$280 for non-members

Thursday, April 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop 2:
Creating Your Own Buzz: Branding + Marketing for Productivity + Organizing Consultants  
Geralin Thomas
*$180 for members
$280 for non-members
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

National Leadership 
Invitation only

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 3:30 PM Chapter Leadership 
Invitation Only
Get to Know NAPO's Business Partners 
Come and meet your NAPO Business Partners and learn what they have to offer
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Welcome & Opening Keynote
Branding and Monetizing Your Message
Michelle Prince
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception! - Networking Mixer and Get to Know NAPO's Business Partners

Friday, April 5, 2019

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM New Attendee Orientation 

Special Interest Group Meetings 
-Holistic Organizers
-Business Organizing & Productivity 

BCPO Information Meeting

Think Like a Futurist: The Impact of 
Today’s Trends on Your Future Business
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Get to Know NAPO's Business Partners
Concurrent Sessions 1-1 through 1-5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1-1: The Boring Stuff: A Framework for Success and Profitability 
Liz Jenkins
Business Productivity 
1-2: Get Noticed: Using Graphics to Set You Apart from the Competition
Tenna Rasmussen
1-3: Adding to Your Toolkit: Helping Clients Identify the Value in Their Objects
Lauren Mang & Kate Molets
1-4: Rise to the Top: Expand Your Confidence, Grow Your Mindset & Succeed as a Leader
Lisa Luken & Laurie Malloy
Business Growth

1-5: Wait, The Session is Today?! Time from the ADHD Perspective
Shelly Collins
Challenging Needs
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch 

Concurrent Sessions 2-1 through 2-5
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

2-1: Leveraging Your Personality for Maximum Productivity: The 4 Productivity Personality Types
Devin Ambron
Business Productivity 
2-2: Get Acquainted with Office 365®
Holly Uverity & Nancy Kruschke
2-3: The Last Stage of Life - Practical Preparations for Everyone, No Matter What Age! 
Audrey Billet
2-4: Back Up Your Business: Is It Ready for Anything?
Annette Adamska
Business Growth 
2-5: Solutions for Hoarding: Four Alternatives to Rapid Clean-Out
Angela Esnouf & Wendy Hanes
Challenging Needs
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM SIG Speed Dating 

International Round-Table

Research Session: How the Public Really Feels About Organizing
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Special Interest Group Meetings
-Environmentally- Conscious Organizers 
-Authorship & Publishing 
-Working with Seniors 
-Moving & Relocation 

IFPOA Meeting 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Breakfast
Concurrent Sessions 3-1 through 3-5
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

3-1: How's Your Bottom Line? 
Kate Martin
Business Productivity
3-2: Secrets of a Successful Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software - a Hands-On Technology Workshop Using
Amy Payne
3-3: The "Do it for me Client", How to Maximize Results When the Client Wants to Minimize Their Involvement 
Kirsten Fisher
3-4: Let's Make a Shidduch! How to Match Your Strengths to Client Needs and Do More of the Work You Love
Allison Task
Business Growth
3-5: Where's My Hamster? Resiliency and Productivity Strategies for You and Your Clients
Janice Simon
Challenging Needs 
Concurrent Sessions 4-1 through 4-5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
4-1: The Prequel to Time Management and Productivity: Uncovering the Obstacles to Conquer What Gets in Your Way
Leslie Josel & Regina Lark
Business Productivity 
4-2: Tech Tool for Writers
Darla DeMorrow

4-3: A Day in the Life of a KonMari Consultant: Fundamentals and Case Studies 
Amanda Jefferson
4-4: The Operations Manual - Run Your Business Like a Badass
Alexis Boccanfuso
Business Growth
4-5: If You're An Organizer, You Have Chronically Disorganized Clients: Tips & Techniques for Working with People with ADHD, Mental Health Issues, and Disabilities 
Gayle Gruenburg & Panel 
Challenging Needs
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM NAPO Annual Meeting & Awards
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bonus Keynote!
Outer Order, Inner Calm
Gretchen Rubin 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Special Interest Group Meetings
-Technology Organizing
-Multi Person Business
-Speaking for Fees 
-Hoarding Specialists
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM President's Reception - Dessert and Networking 

Sunday, April 7, 2019

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM- 8:15 AM Breakfast

Concurrent Sessions 5-1 through 5-5
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

5-1: Project Management: One More Tool in Your Productivity Tool Belt
Amy Tokos & Jan Lehman
Business Productivity 

5-2: Making Sense of Apple Photos
Isabelle Dervaux
5-3: The Dirty Cleaning Secrets Every Professional Organizer Should Know
Kandy Sartori & Pam Clyde
5-4: A Radio Sales Veteran Shares Strategies and Tips on Selling an Intangible! 
Cynthia Lindsey 
Business Growth
5-5: Tuning In to the Needs of Disorganized Musicians and Other Creatives
Debbie Stanley 
Challenging Needs

Concurrent Sessions 6-1 through 6-5
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

6-1: Behavioral Time Mystery: The WHY and the HOW of Time Management Consulting
Lori Vande Krol & Angie Lookingbill
Business Productivity 

6-2: Make Money on the Beach: How Workflow Automation Can Get You Back Your Life 
April Merritt 
6-3: From IKEA to Death Cleaning: Swedish Concepts in Organizing
Caroline Guntur & Kelly Brask
6-4: How I Reinvented My Business, Let Go of the Clutter, and Paid Myself More 
Nettie Owens
Business Growth 
6-5: Are you Ready for Organizing with Differently Abled Clients?
Carri LaCroix Pan
Challenging Needs 

* Not all courses may qualify toward your Continuing Education Unit (CEU) requirement. CEU-eligible courses can come from any educational provider, and can be on any subject related to the type of organizing or productivity consulting in which you engage. Because your organizing or productivity specialty may vary from your peers, eligible classes may be different for everyone. 

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