The workshop list for Conference 2014 is still tentitive. Stay tuned for the finalized schedule of classes. (You'll be able to select your workshops when this final list is published.)

Note: Diocesan, Parish, Clergy, and All tags indicate the audience for whom the workshop is intended. Please choose your sessions accordingly.



Accounting

  • A Single Checkbook Solution: Primary/Subsidiary Accounts (Parish)
    • Donal Cousino ParishSOFT
  • Accountability and Transparency: Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention (All)
    • Laura Hofstrand Diocese of Des Moines
  • Bank Reconciliation: Tips and Tricks (All)
    • Tiffany Martin Diocese of Salt Lake City
  • Becoming More Proficient with ConnectNow Accounting (All)
    • Joe Gordon ParishSOFT
  • Best Practices in Building Budgets / Budget Imports (All)
    • Laura Hofstrand Diocese of Des Moines
  • ConnectNow Accounting: Accounts Receivable (Parish)
    • John Miklosovic ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Accounting: Consolidation Manager (Diocesan)
    • Matt Dent ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Accounting: Effective Communications and Training with Your Parishes and Schools (Diocesan)
    • Denise Hanson Diocese of Sioux Falls
  • ConnectNow Accounting: Ledger Report Writer (All)
    • Joe Gordon ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Accounting: Payroll (Including End-of-Year Processing) (Diocesan)
    • Tiffany Martin Diocese of Salt Lake City
  • ConnectNow Accounting: What’s New, What’s Coming (All)
    • Karen Kasenow-Johnson ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow and GAAP-based Financial Statements (All)
    • Bill Weldon Diocese of Charlotte
  • Open Forum for Diocesan Staff: Communicating with Church/School Accounting Staff (Diocesan)
    • Denise Hanson Diocese of Sioux Falls
    • Laura Hofstrand Diocese of Des Moines
    • Tiffany Martin Diocese of Salt Lake City
  • Playing by the Rules: Tax Reporting and Withholding Requirements (All)
    • Pat Kaus Archdiocese of Denver
  • Professional Accounting Services for Your Parishes (Diocesan)
    • Mary Jo Jungwirth Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis
  • Reading and Understanding Financial Statements (All)
    • Matt Dent ParishSOFT
  • Using Financial Reports to Manage Your Organization (All)
    • Bill Weldon Diocese of Charlotte

Communication

  • CLICK HERE! Engaging Parishioners with Online Forms (Parish)
    • Stacey Anttila ParishSOFT
  • Developing a Parish Census as a Means for Engagement and Evangelization (Parish)
    • Lisa Sliker Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Establishing Successful User Group Meetings (Parish & Diocesan Perspective) (All)
    • Roni Argetsinger Diocese of Des Moines
    • Michelle Miller Christ the King Parish, Diocese of Des Moines
  • Open Forum for Diocesan Staff: The Ever-Changing Technology Environment (Diocesan)
    • Bill Glover Archdiocese of Baltimore
    • Christine Dandaraw Diocese of St. Petersburg
    • Dawn Wolf Diocese of Sioux Falls
    • Roni Argetsinger Diocese of Des Moines
  • Parish Engagement Success Stories (Parish)
    • Mark Pauze ParishSOFT
  • Tools for Communication and Engagement (Parish)
    • Mark Pauze ParishSOFT
  • Using Social Media to Go and Make Disciples (All)
    • Roni Argetsinger Diocese of Des Moines

Fundraising

  • Bank Reconciliation: Online Giving and ConnectNow (All)
    • Denise Hanson Diocese of Sioux Falls
    • Craig Ringbloom ParishSOFT
  • Grant $$$: How to Find It and Win It! (All)
    • Dawn Wolf Diocese of Sioux Falls
  • How to Create Successful Fundraising and Friendraising Events (All)
    • Dawn Wolf Diocese of Sioux Falls
  • Modernizing the Development Office (Diocesan)
    • George LaDamus Diocese of Salt Lake City
  • Online Giving: Administration and Reporting (All)
    • Craig Ringbloom ParishSOFT

Hands-on Training

  • ConnectNow Family Directory: Basic (Parish)
    • Eva Heininger ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Family Directory: Intermediate (Parish)
    • Eva Heininger ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow IQ (All)
    • Rebecca Fortney ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler: Basic (Parish)
    • Mary Breault ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler: Intermediate (All)
    • Aman Singh ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Offering & Pledges: Basic (Parish)
    • Mary Breault ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Religious Education (Parish)
    • Will Desrochers ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Tuition (Parish)
    • Will Desrochers ParishSOFT
  • Mail Merge for Microsoft Word (Parish)
    • Christine Dandaraw Diocese of St. Petersburg

Ministry & Stewardship

  • A Christ-Centered Office (All)
    • Judy Franquelin St. Joseph, Diocese of Salt Lake City
  • Growing a Parish of Intentional Disciples through Small Group Facilitation (Parish)
    • Lisa Sliker Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Missionary Creativity for the Parish Community (Parish)
    • Penny Warne Holy Spirit, Diocese of San Jose
  • Proven Tips for Effective Youth Ministry – It’s Possible! (Parish)
    • Frank Whiting & Jeff Bachelor ParishSOFT
  • Spiritual Growth and Authentic Relationships with Small Groups (All)
    • Jonathan Prisant ParishSOFT

Sales Previews

  • ConnectNow Diocesan Suite: Core Modules (Diocesan)
    • John Miklosovic ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Family Suite Overview: The Basics (All)
    • Matt Dent ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Religious Education / Tuition (Parish)
    • Frank Whiting ParishSOFT
  • Online Giving (All)
    • Jeff Bachelor ParishSOFT

Priest Track

  • How Can Your Digital Presence Better Serve the People of God? (Clergy)
    • Bill Glover Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Missionary Creativity for the Parish Community (Clergy)
    • Penny Warne Holy Spirit, Diocese of San Jose
  • Spiritual Leadership in Catholic Schools (Clergy)
    • Fr. Brendan McGuire Holy Spirit, Diocese of San Jose

Product Training

  • ConnectNow Diocesan Suite: What’s New, What’s Coming (Diocesan)
    • Bob Kozal & Ted Zettel ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Family Directory (Demonstration) (Parish)
    • Trisha Barth ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Family Suite: What’s New, What’s Coming (Parish)
    • Ted Zettel ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow IQ: Get the Most out of Your Data (All)
    • John Collman ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler (Demonstration) (Parish)
    • Aman Singh ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Mobile: Take Your Parish with You (Demonstration) (Parish)
    • Craig Ringbloom ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow My Own Church: Connect with Your Parishioners (Demonstration) (Parish)
    • John Collman ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Offering & Pledges (Demonstration) (Parish)
    • Trisha Barth ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Religious Education (Parish)
    • Jonathan Prisant ParishSOFT
  • ConnectNow Tuition (Parish)
    • Frank Whiting ParishSOFT
  • Leading the Transition of Parishes to the ConnectNow Family Suite (Diocesan)
    • Roni Argetsinger Diocese of Des Moines
  • Transitioning to ConnectNow Census: The Who, What, When, Where, and Why (Parish)
    • Rebecca Fortney ParishSOFT

Reporting

  • Census and Giving: End of Year Reports (Parish)
    • Carla Haiar Diocese of Sioux Falls
  • Census: Essential Reports (Parish)
    • Brian Smith Christ the King, Diocese of Toledo
  • Diocesan Reporting and Analytics: A New Testament to a Book of Numbers (Diocesan)
    • Carla Haiar & Bob Kozal ParishSOFT
  • Parish Reporting and Analytics: A New Testament to a Book of Numbers (Parish)
    • Carla Haiar & Bob Kozal ParishSOFT

Technology

  • Data Analytics Using Excel (All)
    • Michelle Swiger Diocese of Columbus
  • Church Intelligence – Data Analytics for Decision Making (Diocesan)
    • Bill Glover Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Digital Resources to Maximize Discipleship (All)
    • Christine Dandaraw Diocese of St. Petersburg
  • IT: Keeping Your Data Secure (All)
    • Ron Hurt Archdiocese of Baltimore
    • Doug LaPlant ParishSOFT
  • Stay Safe Online: Is It Even Possible? (All)
    • Dawn Wolf Diocese of Sioux Falls
  • Using Mobile Technology to Engage a Mobile People (All)
    • Bill Glover Archdiocese of Baltimore