October 22 2021 Conference Agenda 

**Agenda is subject to change**


9:30 to 9:55 EDT (6:30 to 6:55 PDT) Conference Opening

We have a full day of Spire training, educational and informative topics planned for you. Our new conference platform welcomes you with a step by step guide on how to get settled into this new environment. We’ve set aside some time for you have a bit of fun for and get acquainted with our exhibitors before we get down to business. There are prizes to be won first thing in the morning, so make sure you arrive on time.

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10:00 to 11:00 EDT (7:00 to 8:00 PDT) Tech Update 2021 with Ward Blatch, CPA, CA

We’ll start the day with some very interesting tech knowledge to share with you. Our guest, Ward Blatch, CPA, CA, and tech guru will answer the question; what technology trends significantly impact you? Which technologies will affect you and your business? This visionary session provides insights, choices, and recommendations. You will experience a summary of 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, and the latest hardware and software trends to help you make the best decisions. You are certainly going to discover at least one new technology you had not considered. This session provides strategic and tactical insight on technology choices.

The Tech Update 2021 session is brought to you by our platinum sponsor SPS Commerce

 


 

11:05 to 12:05 EDT (8:05 to 9:05 PDT) What’s New in Spire with Al Romeyn

Al Romeyn welcomes customers, channel partners, exhibitors, guest speakers and other invited delegates to the Spire Virtual Conference of 2021. Al will be reviewing the improvements made to Spire over the last 12 months and look forward to great features the team has been working on for the coming year. You will see some new and important product integrations as well as some of the items you have been asking for to make your Spire experience even better.

The What’s New in Spire session is brought to you by our platinum sponsor Swiftcount 


 

12:05 to 12:35 EDT (9:05 to 9:35 PDT) Break

While you enjoy a short break, take part in some Spire contests and rack up leaderboard points. Not only can you gain leaderboard points by visiting our exhibitors, but you’ll also learn about how their solutions enhance your day-to-day use of Spire. Pop in a pick up some knowledge! The top 3 Spire Clients with the most points on the leaderboard at the end of today will win something cool! 


Concurrent Tracks

You will have the option on the day of the conference to select the sessions you want to attend within a track.

12:40 to 1:35 EDT (9:40 to 10:35 PDT)

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1:40 to 2:35 EDT (10:40 to 11:35 PDT)

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2:40 to 3:35 EDT (11:40 to 12:35 PDT)

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3:40 to 4:35 EDT (12:40 to 1:35 PDT)

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4:40 to 5:10 EDT (1:40 to 2:10 PDT)

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Spire Conference Wrap Up 

5:15 to 6:00 EDT (2:15 to 3:00 PDT) Yan Markson

This is a unique virtual experience in which professional mentalist Yan Markson uses mentalism and magic effects to capture the audience’s attention and illustrate the power of influence and perception. Guests take part in interactive, and mind-blowing illusions while learning about the science of how we perceive our own identities, abilities, and make decisions in our lives.