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All Sessions are being recorded and will be posted after the event. You can click this link to join the Presence Summit Chat Channel (Must have Zoom account).

Schedule: July 15th (EST)

What type of communicator are you?
Come to the event knowing your unique communication style by taking the free assessment below.

Event Attendance Options:
Live stream only tickets are free. Professional development passes include interactive exercise opportunities in Zoom video break out sessions. 

Collaboration Sessions
The professional development and small group collaboration sessions will require registration. You will receive the Zoom Meeting Password(s) and registration via email by purchasing a ticket. (Only one email per ticket will be registered for the event).

Behind the Scenes
Are you interested in the technology used to put together this virtual event? Enhance your event experience by learning how the virtual event is set up with the guide below.

  • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Show Kick Off

    Let’s kick off a fun event together and enjoy a brief chat with Summit Hosts Paul Richards & Chris Neto.

  • 9:15 AM - 9:35 AM What type of Communicator are you?

    Michael Gidlewski, Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, will help us understand the type of communicator you are.

  • 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Best Practices as a Video Conference Participant

    You’ve been invited to an important meeting. Let’s review how you can get the most out of any meeting as an active participant with Jason Mobley.

  • 10:05 AM - 10:25 AM Get Comfortable on Camera and Learn to Manage Group Dynamics

    Get Comfortable on Camera and learn how simple techniques can help people engage with you while managing group dynamics via video with Craig Janssen.

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Video Presence - The BIG Picture

    Bill Mullin presents on video communications the BIG picture.

  • 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM Delivering Powerful Presentations

    Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the production studio hosting this event, as Paul Richards reflects on his latest book The Online Meeting Survival Guide and shares his methods for delivering powerful presentations via video on Zoom, and multiple live streaming platforms.

  • 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Priming Your Meetings for Success w/ Mike Fisher from Zoom

    There are multiple ways you can prime your audience to enjoy your next meeting. Mike Fisher will discuss the power of priming and how you can prime meeting attendees for success.

  • 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Keynote #1 - Fatima Doman - Authentic Communication: Making Conversations Conscious

    Discover Your Strengths and better understand your unique profile to empower your personal and professional life. Fatima’s keynote is all about Authentic Communication: Making Conversations Conscious.

  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Halftime Show - Live from NYC w/ the Urbanist

    Join us on with Ariel Vera the Urbanist live from NYC. Ariel will walk us through some of the changes in NYC and interview some people on collaboration at B&H Photo.

  • 1:00 PM -1:45 PM Keynote #2: Joseph Pine - Create Your Experience

    Join us for the keynote: Joseph Pine – Create Your Experience.

  • 1:45 PM - 2:20 PM The evolution of the home office and reshaping of the workplace

    Tim Albright and Tyler Buell will lead this discussion about the evolution of the home office and reshaping of the workplace. Ty Buell, PSO Solution Architect at Zoom, has recently published a “Back to Work” design guide for Zoom Rooms that will help us reimagine the workplace.

  • 2:25 PM - 3:05 PM Re-imagined Campus & Workplace Learning

    Our Campus Re-imagined & Lifetime Learning panel is hosted by Sean Brown, the Chief Strategist at Campus Reimagined. Sean is joined with John C Ittelson
    Professor Emeritus, CSU Monterey Bay, Joe Way,
    Director of Learning Environments at the USC, and Julian Phillips
    SVP Global Workplace Solutions at AVI-SPL.

  • 3:15 - 3:35 PM What is NDI® and Why Should I Care?

    You might not know it, but the studio producing this virtual summit is using NDI. From small studios like this one, to major television networks, NDI is being used to produce high quality video. In this presentation, Dr. Cross will explain why he gave away NDI for free, and how it’s being used for productions small and large.

  • 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Virtual World Cafes Collaboration Sessions

    Join Fatima and Joe in our signature Virtual World Cafe event. These are small group discussions using Zoom breakout sessions designed for collaboration.

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 Musical Performance with G. Love via Zoom + FINALE GIVEAWAY

    Join us for this special live performance

  • 5:00 PM - ? PresenceSummit Happy Hour with Chris Neto

    Join us for our Zoom Happy Hour.

  • Zoom Breakout Sessions Open

    Zoom Breakout Sessions Open. Use passwords emailed to you as a registered attendee to access breakout rooms.

  • 9:36 AM Join Michael Gidlewski's Zoom Room

    Michael Gidlewski, Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, will help us understand the type of communicator you are.

  • 10:01 AM Join Jason Mobley's Zoom Room

    Jason Mobley is the Executive Director of IT @ Florida A&M and has helped implement a world-class online distance learning program. This is your chance to interact with Jason about best practices for video conferencing participants.

  • 10:26 AM Join Craig Janssen's Zoom Room

    Welcome to Craig Janssen’s Zoom Room. Craig helps leaders navigate engagement and technology shifts. He leads the team at Idibri and this is your chance to interact with Craig regarding on-camera presence and body language.

  • 10:51 AM Join Bill Mullin's Zoom Room

    Bill Mullin is the CEO of Starin and he leads his self-proclaimed “Zoomified” organization with a special emphasis of video presence. This is your chance to interact with Bill in his personal Zoom Room about the BIG picture.

  • 11:16 AM Join Paul Richard's Zoom Room

    Welcome to Paul’s studio! Paul will be taking a break as the host of the show and joining you in this Zoom breakout session to discuss presentations.

  • 11:41 AM Mike Fishers Zoom Room

    There are multiple ways you can prime your audience to enjoy your next meeting. Let’s discuss the power of priming and how you can prime meeting attendees for success.

  • 12:31 PM Join Fatima Doman's Zoom Room

    Fatima’s Zoom Room is open and she will be conducted exercises that enhance your strengths, and communications with others.

  • 2:00 PM Join Joseph Pine's Zoom Room - Analyze - What does this mean to you?

    Welcome to Joseph Pine’s Zoom Room. Joseph has prepared an exercise designed to help us rethink our customer experiences which draws upon his international best-selling book The Experience Economy.

  • 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Idea Generation with Joe & Fatima - What are we going to do? Workshops

    Interact & Unpack on Zoom w/ Fatima Doman & Joe Pine in this combine Zoom Panel.

  • 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Virtual World Cafes Collaboration Sessions

    Join Fatima and Joe is small group discussions inside of these exclusive Zoom breakout sessions designed for collaboration.

  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 Musical Performance: G. Love & Special Sauce + GIVEAWAY

    Join us for this special live performance

  • 5:00 PM - ? AV Happy Hour with Chris Neto

    Join us for our Zoom Happy Hour.

A Full Day of Professional Development for:

Online Collaborators

This Summit is for any individual or business who uses online communications and considers professional development a priority. This thought-leader forum is designed specifically for enhancing communications in a video presence era.

What is the Presence Summit?

The Presence Summit is a full day of stimulating presentations and workshops to help you AMPLIFY and SHARE your value using video communications.

You can participate in Zoom breakout sessions, designed for professional development with our world renowned keynote speakers Joseph Pine and Fatima Doman. This event is hosted by Paul Richards author of The Online Meeting Survival Guide.

Joining Paul Richards as a co-organizer is Bill Mullin, with 30+ years of video conferencing industry experience. Mullin is CEO of Starin, now part of Midwich Group, the world’s largest AV specialty distribution network.

Why you are going to love this event:

    • Professional Development
    • Interactive Collaboration
    • Powerful Presentations
    • Actionable Takeaways

Our Keynote Speaker

Joseph Pine is the author of The Experience Economy an international best selling book that has helped define modern business today. Pine will deliver a keynote speech designed to help you come up with an experience that can transform the products and services that you offer through the use of video communications. Let’s learn how to transform customer experiences with a professional approach to online communications.

The Presence Summit’s theme has been designed to reflect the insights of Joseph Pine, the man who defined The Experience Economy in his book of the same title. Pine and other workshop leaders have created an entirely digital event focused on attendees’ personal growth and transformation amid a time of rapid change.

Interact & Unpack with Fatima Doman

One of today’s most influential voices in engagement, productivity, resilience and well-being, Doman is passionate about empowering people for sustainable high performance—at work and in life.


Your Virtual Host

Paul Richards will be your virtual host interacting with the live audience on social media. Richards will be joined with Chris Neto. Neto is the host of #AVinTheAM and the Market Development Manager at Starin.

Every Session Has a Question

Interactive Training

Join us in an interactive learning experience. Questions and Polls will cover topics presented during the main live presentations and give the attendees a pulse on audience reactions.

Enter to win a brand new PTZOptics 20X-USB (1st Prize) or a HuddleCamHD Pro (2nd Prize) here.

Halftime Show & Musical Performance🎵


G. Love


We are excited to announce G. Love will be performing our Summit Finale. G. Love (Garrett Dutton) enjoys using Zoom so much, he has agreed to create a special interactive performance for the PresenceSummit.


Live from NYC w/ Urbanist


Our Halftime-show will be with Urbanist, Live from New York City! Ariel Viera will take us through the streets of NYC and take us on a live Zoom tour of downtown, with a few special stops planned along the way.

It’s more than a single event. It’s a community. Join our community on LinkedIn!

Summit Speakers

Andrew Cross NewTek

Dr. Andrew Cross

President of Global R&D at Vizrt

Dr. Andrew Cross in the President of Global R&D at Vizrt. Dr. Cross is the creator of NDI® the innovative IP based video protocol that has taken the broadcast & streaming industry by storm.

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Charmaine Torruella

Global AV Service Partner & Chairperson of AVIXA Diversity Council

Charmaine Torruella is a 20+ year technology professional who has worked in IT, Network, Telecomm & AV

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Tyler Buell

PSO Solutions Architect at Zoom

Ty Buell PSO Solutions Architect has been in the AV & Video Conferencing industry for the last 13 years, doing everything from AV systems installation & support to administration, design & architecture.

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John C Ittelson PhD

Professor Emeritus, CSU Monterey Bay

John is Professor Emeritus of Information Technology and Communication Design. John was one of the founding faculty at California

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Joe Way, PhD, CTS

Dir of Learning Environments at the USC

Dr. Josiah Way is the Director of Learning Environments at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, CA, and the 2019 AV Professional of the Year. Joe hosts the Higher Ed AV podcast

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Julian Phillips

Julian Phillips

SVP Global Workplace Solutions at AVI-SPL

Julian is the leader of Workplace Solutions at AVI-SPL. Julian has a multi-disciplined track record in innovation, business development, marketing, and sales in both global enterprises

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Mark Coxon

Director @ Tangram Interiors Technology

Mark is the Director for the Tangram Interiors Technology team driving workplace design. Mark has over 20 years of experience in ProAV and technology. Mark is also a contributing editor and podcaster at rAVe Pubs.

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Ariel Veira

Ariel Viera

🎬Filmmaker - Making videos about hidden history @UrbanistLive

I’m driven by one thing: to tell stories that will change the way you view the world. That’s the entire basis behind my show Urbanist with more than 48,000 followers across Facebook and YouTube.

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Mike Fisher

Enterprise Sales Productivity & Enablement at Zoom

Mike Fisher is an Enterprise Sales Enablement Manager at Zoom and has lead global onboarding and ongoing sales enablement programs during Zoom’s transition to working in a 100% remote environment.

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Tim Albright

Founder of AVNation

Tim Albright is the founder of AVNation and is the driving force behind the AVNation network. He carries the InfoComm CTS, a B.S. from Greenville College and an M.S. in Mass Communications

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Sean brown

Sean Brown

Chief Strategist at Campus Reimagined

Sean Brown spent 15 years as SVP at Sonic Foundry, pioneering the MediaSite, the first and foremost academic video capture and streaming learning eco-system. As Chief Strategist at Campus Reimagined

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jenny hicks

Jenny Hicks

Head of Technology Midwich Group

Jenny fell into the technology industry thirteen years ago, holding roles from purchasing to sales, technical support and market development.  Jenny really developed a fascination with visual technology and was spurred to challenge her technical ability.

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Michael Gidlewski

Michael Gidlewski

Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited

Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, Motivational Speaker, Certified Strategic Partner at

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chris janssen

Craig Janssen

Leads the team at Idibri

Craig Janssen helps leaders navigate audience engagement and technology shifts. A theatre space and technology designer for high-attendance venues, Craig has led thousands of group discovery and design meetings

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Joseph Pine

Author of The Experience Economy

Co-author of The Experience Economy, Joseph Pine II is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups alike.

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Jason Mobley

Executive Director of IT @ Florida A&M University

Jason Mobley is a veteran of managing higher-ed instructional technology departments and distance learning programs. As the Executive Director of IT at Florida A&M University, he manages the distance learning

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Bill Mullin

CEO of Starin

From rock & roll drumming, to recording studio engineering,TV-Radio station producing, Mobile DJ’ing, Live audio and studio designing & installing, music publishing managing, manufacturer rep’ing, AV integration designing and selling,

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Paul Richards

Chief Streaming Officer

Paul is the Director of Marketing at HuddleCamHD & PTZOptics. He is also the author of “Live Streaming is Smart Marketing” and “The Virtual Ticket.” Richards teaches over 30,000 students on UDEMY taking courses on live video production, mobile streaming,

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Fatima Doman

Author, Speaker, CEO

Bestselling Author, Speaker, Executive Coach and CEO of Authentic Strengths Advantage, Fatima Doman has motivated audiences across six continents to leverage their authentic strengths for transformation. One of today’s most influential voices in engagement, productivity, resilience and well-being, Doman is passionate about empowering people for sustainable high performance—at work and in life. Her experience fleeing her…

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Chris Neto

Market Development Manager

“Chris Neto has over 20 years of experience in the Pro AV industry. Since 2011, Neto is noted for his social media presence elevating the profile of the industry and achieving global recognition for his efforts. His unique combination of technical expertise and marketing activity have included creating the Sunday morning industry chat forum #AVintheAM,…

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Sustainable Motivation

Let the professional development begin, as we explore your strengths with interactive exercises on Zoom, led by best-selling author and international speaker Fatima Doman.

Notes about the schedule
The live broadcast will be available on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitch. If you wish to join our password protected Zoom collaboration sessions, you must register for a ticket on Eventbrite. Please register for one ticket per attendee. 

You asked and we listened.

To facilitate collaboration and idea exchange with our speakers we are creating more time in our Zoom breakout sessions.
Professional Development
We are including additional professional development and with Fatima Doman’s evidence-based character-building exercises.
Virtual World Cafes
You asked for longer deep dives, and more time to innovate in the moment. This is where our Virtual World Cafe’s come in.
Large Group Access
You asked to invite the whole company, and we said let’s do this. That is why the live stream view-only access is 100% free.
Event Networking
Networking is important for any event. Join our Presence Summit LinkedIn Group to push the conversation forward.
Choose Your Own Adventure
Whether you are a social butterfly or a busy bee, our Open Space Collaboration Sessions will have something for you to dig into.

Content  ⇨  Context

Pine has helped design our Virtual World Cafe & Open Space collaboration Zoom sessions in which he will also be participating. This is your chance to uncover the value of the experiences your company has to offer the world.

Create a clear personal brand experience and engagements through the power of presence

Frequently Asked Questions

What platform will the conference be on? Will talks be recorded?

The conference will be hosted on Zoom with breakout sessions available. The event will also be live-streamed on YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn. A live recording will be available immediately after these broadcasts and individual recordings will be posted in the coming days.

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Will attendance certificates and/or educational credits be offered?

Attendance certificates will be provided upon request at the end of the virtual conference. Unfortunately, our conference will not be accredited to provide any educational credits.

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How do I get a ticket?

It is 100% free to watch this event online. But if you would like to register for a Professional Development Pass on Eventbrite you will receive the Zoom Meeting Password(s). This Zoom video conference is used as the breakout session for collaboration, thought exchange and exercises.

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Will these videos be recorded?

Yes. Everything all of the presentations on our schedule will be recorded and available to re-watch after the event on the HuddleCamHD YouTube channel.

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Participating Presence Leaders

Interested in having your organization part of our next Summit? Email Us