Upcoming Courses & Events

November 7, 2020

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

POC 2020 Virtual Summit

The Power of Professional Organizing - #ANewWorld

POC 2020 Summit

2020 has certainly been an interesting year so far. COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on global economies, communities, families, and individuals, resulting in a changed way of life and business for us all. This includes POC and the National Conference Committee (NCC) responded quickly to ensure POC members have networking and professional development opportunities this year.

Join us for this year for POC's 2020 Virtual Summit – “The Power of Professional Organizing, #ANewWorld.” And a new world it is! We have worked hard to build and present a streamlined, professional, and engaging online experience for the Virtual Summit being held Saturday, November 7, 2020. This one-day Summit is comprised of five (5) plenary sessions that cover areas of education and business development. In addition to offering an outstanding line-up of presentation topics, this year’s Summit will also include many networking opportunities.


Schedule of Presentations

Maintaining Productivity in a Virtual World

Presenter: Jan Lehman
Time: 9:05am-10:05am Mountain

What can Professional Organizers Learn from Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology

Presenter: Caroline Rogers
Time: 10:25am-11:25am Mountain

Pivot to Digital: Growing Your Presence Online

Presenters: Michelle Tresemer & Liza Algar
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Mountain

Selling Safety: Adapting to the Changes and Trends in the Post-COVID Marketplace

Presenter: Barry Gordon
Time: 1:50pm-2:50pm Mountain

Managing Difficult Clients with Clear Boundaries

Presenter: Lauren Mang
Time: 3:10pm-4:10pm Mountain

View the full Summit brochure here


Members $75.00 + GST/HST  
Non-members $90.00 + GST/HST  

Paying in US dollars? Get an estimate of your registration fees here. Please note this is an estimate only and final fees will be detemined by your credit card issuer.

Not a POC Member? You May Still Qualify for Member Pricing
If you are a member of NAPO, ICD, NASMM or APDO, you can still receive POC member pricing to attend the Summit. Simply download and submit the Affiliate Partner Registration Request Form.

Refunds and Cancellations: Refunds for the Summit will be processed up to and including September 6, 2020, minus a $20 administrative fee + GST/HST. After September 6, 2020, no refunds will be provided for any reason. Please note that refunds will not be provided in the event you encounter technical difficulties. It is the responsibility of the registrant to ensure they meet the recommended technical requirements for viewing the Summit presentations, as outlined below.

Recommended Technical Requirements

Internet connection recommendations:

Download speed: 25Mbps or higher
Upload speed: 10Mbps or higher
Latency: less than 30ms (milliseconds)

You can test your device by going to this website: speed.measurementlab.net/

Tip: Plug into your router using a network cable or be as close to your router as possible for best connectivity if you are using WiFi.

Please ensure you have an audio output, such as speakers or a headset.

The following web browsers are supported: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge. Please note that Internet Explorer is not supported.

Sponsored in part by:

Organize A to Z   TraumaCare

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