Schedule

Same Great Education, No Travel Required

Imagine more for your business 
& learn how to turn your dreams into reality. 


General sessions run January 17-19 and are included with your All-Access Pass.

Pre-convention classes and workshops are held on January 12-16 for an additional fee.

  • The 3-day CPP Prep Class, January 12-14,  is $219 and the price includes the exam fee.
  • All other pre-con classes, January 14-16, are only $49.

All times below are Eastern Standard Time (EST). The schedule is subject to change without notice.


All Dates January 12 January 13 January 14 January 15 January 16 January 17 January 18 January 19
Tue, January 12 - Thu, 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
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Prep Class A
Technique,  Business, 
Steve Kozak
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Prep Class B
Technique,  Business, 
Cris Duncan
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
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
Wed, 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
9:00 am
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
Thu, 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
9:00 am
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 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
Monica Sigmon
M.Photog.Cr.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Capture One Workflow & Photoshop Efficiency
Technique, 
Scott Detweiler
M.Photog.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Painting With Photoshop
Technique, 
Sandra Pearce
M.Photog.MEI.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Addiction of Print Competition: Don’t Say No!
Technique,  Inspiration, 
Jessica Vogel
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Carl Caylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep
Technique,  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
Certification Technical Image Evaluation Prep
Technique,  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 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
All the World is a Studio / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API,F-ASP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Commercial Photography Techniques for Products and Food / Live Demo
Technique,  Commercial, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Building a Sustainable Career as an Artist
Business,  Fine Art, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taking Off With Drone Photography - for Weddings and More
Wedding,  Technique, 
Russell Caron
M.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Overcoming Obstacles with In Person Sales
Sales,  Business, 
Jenn Lewis
Cr.Photog., CPP
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Why a Tribe Can Make You Better
Business,  Inspiration, 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Fine Art Landscape-Beyond The Postcard
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Dennis Hammon
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Real Strategies to Make REAL Money
Wedding,  Business, 
Jamie Hayes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All the World is a Studio / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Michael Taylor
M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., API,F-ASP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
From “Free”lance to Profitable Commercial Photographer
Portrait,  Business,  Commercial, 
Joseph Glyda
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Composing Intimate Candid Artistry / Live Demo
Wedding,  Technique, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio to Go? WOW Your Clients by Printing On Site
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Bill Vahrenkamp
Cr.Photog., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Creating Stunning Sports Images In Any Situation
School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
Kevin Jairaj
M.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pet Photography - Behind The Scenes
Portrait,  Business, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
YouTube Marketing Masterclass
Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Better Under Pressure / Live Demo
Portrait,  Technique, 
Dan Rowe
Cr.Photog.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get Your Business in Motion (An Introduction to Video)
Wedding,  Technique,  Business, 
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Film - What’s Old is New Again
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Pete Rezac
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Secrets to Effective Boudoir Posing and Lighting
Portrait,  Technique, 
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
Sun, January 17
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 11:15 am
The 10Ks of Personal Branding
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grants and Photography – Funding Your Practice
Business,  Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Amplify You: Cultivate Career Confidence
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Take the Hassle Out of Youth & High School Sports Photography!
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Master Your Marketing
Business, 
Gary Hughes
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learning to Read and See the Light
Portrait,  Technique, 
Lindsay Adler
Cr.Photog.
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Enhancing Portraits the Gud Way
Portrait,  Technique, 
Phaneendra Gudapati
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Art of Play
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Secrets To Success in Home Studios (or No Studio at All)
Business,  Inspiration, 
Marnie Clagett
Cr.Photog., CPP
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Council Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alternative Possibilities for Film, Digital, and the Unknown
Portrait,  Technique,  Inspiration, 
Parker Pfister
Cr.Photog.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Understanding Commercial Photography
Commercial,  Inspiration, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Keys to Making Money in Sports Action Photography
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
5:00 pm
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Imaging USA House Party
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Mon, 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
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sustaining Success: Amplifiers & the Secret Syllabus
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Creative Posing For Bride and Groom
Wedding,  Technique, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Best Practices as You Start Your Volume Photography Business
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Shifting Your Mindset from Pitiful to Profitable
Sales,  Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dramatic Lighting Using Off Camera Flash
Wedding,  Portrait,  Technique, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Next Level Portrait Retouching in Lightroom
Technique,  Adobe, 
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Let’s Make A Profit!
Business,  Inspiration, 
Arica Dorff
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Crafting a Clear & Consistent Brand
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Creating High End Virtual Groups
Portrait,  School, Sport, Event,  Technique, 
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Developing a Diverse and Inclusive Portfolio
Business,  Inspiration, 
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Build a $100k Senior Business in a Pandemic World
Portrait,  Business, 
Dan Frievalt
M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Google Ads for Photographers
Sales,  Business, 
Yaneck Wasiek
M.Photog.
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
Tue, January 19
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
9:00 am
10:00 am
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CPP Lounge
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Member Lounge
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Branding Through Storytelling
Business,  Bridging the Gap, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Real Life Ideas for your Boutique Volume & Senior Portrait Studio
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
Mary Fisk-Taylor
M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API, EA-ASP
10:00 am - 11:00 am
What's New in Photoshop
Technique,  Adobe, 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Turning Event Headshots Into the Ultimate Brand Experience!
Portrait,  Business, 
11:00 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Best Light for Your Wedding Portraits
Wedding,  Technique, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Break Through Negativity Bias with a Solid Brand Story
Business,  Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Getting Hired for YOU
Business,  Inspiration, 
Kira Derryberry
M.Photog.Cr., CPP
12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Live Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Discover the Beauty in Conflict
Inspiration,  Bridging the Gap, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Being Seen
Business,  Inspiration, 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Expect the Unexpected
Inspiration,  Fine Art, 
Charles Maring
Cr.Photog.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Capturing & Captivating the Dance Client
School, Sport, Event,  Business, 
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