Schedule

Choose from 80+ classes taught by the photography industry’s best!

We're adding speakers and classes as they're confirmed. Check back later this summer for the full schedule of events and classes!


All Dates January 13 January 14 January 15 January 16 January 17 January 18
Thu, January 13
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Business Intensive for Portrait Photographers ($299)
2 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Friday, January 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  Business, 
Lindsay Betz
Cr.Photog.
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Painting With Photoshop ($189)
Technique, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Fri, January 14
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
8:00 am - 6:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Intro to Strobes for Natural Light Photographers ($189)
Portrait, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
The Fine Art of Portraiture Workshop ($189)
Business, 
Kristi Elias
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Business Intensive for Portrait Photographers ($299)
2 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Friday, January 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  Business, 
Lindsay Betz
Cr.Photog.
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep ($99)
CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep ($99)
CPP, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sat, January 15
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
8:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Affiliate Leaders Meeting
9:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Photo Safari of the Historic Capitol Mall! ($209)
CPP, 
Randy Van Duinen
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class B ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
CPP Prep Class A ($299)
3 Day Pre-Conference Training: Thursday, January 13 - Saturday January 15, 9:00am - 5:00pm,  CPP, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Personal Projects that Impact ($99)
Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Children's Portraiture ($99)
Portrait, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Dance Photography ($99)
Portrait, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Volume Photography, Themed Preschools, and Edgy Sports ($99)
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Mark McCall
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
Dan Francis
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
In-Person Sales ($99)
Sales,  Business, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
The Six-Figure Traveling Pet Photographer ($99)
Sales,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Mastering the Art of Maternity Posing ($99)
Portrait, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Product Photography 101: The Crash Course ($99)
Commercial, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
The Superpowers of Tween Portraits ($99)
Portrait, 
Jonathan Burton
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
High Volume Does Not Mean Low Quality ($99)
School, Sport, Event, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
PPA New Members Meet & Greet
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST
ASP Gala
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Sun, January 16
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
8:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Affiliate School Leaders Meeting
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
The Business of Santa and High End Volume
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Karah Sambuco
M.Photog.
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:15 am EST
Get Different
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Expo
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Certification Exam
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EST
High School Seniors from Sports to Portraits—Lighting, Posing, Marketing
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Alison Carlino
Cr.Photog., CPP
6:00 pm
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Light Is Light
Technique,  Commercial, 
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Beyond The Art of Headshot
Portrait,  Technique, 
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Welcome Party
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Mon, January 17
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
8:00 am
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Generate the Right Clients Now!
Business,  Inspiration, 
Lesa Daniel
Cr.Photog.
Gregory Daniel
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
8:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Lighting Demo: Photographing Different Skin Tones Together
Technique,  Commercial, 
9:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
PPA Council Meeting
10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Steps to In Person Sales Success
Sales,  Portrait,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
How To Shoot, Sell, and Grow Your Dance Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Student Volunteer Program
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
New Member Program
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Certification Exam
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Tue, January 18
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
7:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
Imaging USA Registration
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
CPP Certification Exam
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Create an Experience that Wows Your Pet Clients
Portrait,  Business, 
Kimberly Hartz
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Dream Big and Hustle
School, Sport, Event,  Business,  Inspiration, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
5 Things to Consider when Photographing People of Varying Skin Tones
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Feeling First: Using Emotional Keywords To Reframe Your Portfolio
Portrait,  Inspiration, 
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm EST
"Now Normal" - Re-Engaging Customers and Driving Business in a New-Normal World
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
PPA Closing Party
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm