Below is the draft schedule for the 7th Annual Type-A Parent Conference in Atlanta. You can also see our list of confirmed speakers here. Please note that only VIP passholders, speakers and sponsors can attend the VIP portion of the agenda. You can jump to the All Attendee Schedule here. Note: All sessions are 45 minutes with a 15 minute break between.

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When? What? Where?
8-10 p.m. Carter’s | OshKosh B’Gosh VIP, Speaker and Sponsor Pre-Conference Reception Azalea
8 a.m. Breakfast and VIP Registration Buckhead Ballroom
9 a.m. Facebook Ads – Beyond the Boost with Sarah Pinnix Buckhead Ballroom I
9 a.m. How To Keep Writing When The Internet Tells You To Quit with Miranda Wicker Buckhead Ballroom II
10 a.m. Demystifying “Dark Social” to Reveal Your Hidden Site Statistics with Annalise Kaylor Buckhead Ballroom I
10 a.m. Building Community with Facebook Groups with Anne Parris Buckhead Ballroom II
11 a.m. Developing, Writing and Optimizing Recipes on Your Blog with Jennifer Perillo Buckhead Ballroom I
11 a.m. Growing Your List and Making Money with Email with Phil Hollows Buckhead Ballroom II
Noon Lunch Buckhead Ballroom
1 p.m. 5 Business Critical Elements to Attract Real Advertising Offers from Brands with Angel Djambazov and Karen Garcia Buckhead Ballroom I
1 p.m. How to Hone Your Blog Photography Skills (or Friends Don’t Let Friends Publish Ugly, Blurry Blog Photos) with Lisa Lehmann Buckhead Ballroom II
2 p.m. Creating Instructional Videos with Sarah Mock Buckhead Ballroom I
2 p.m. The Dad Factor – The Evolution of the Dad Influencer and What It Means for Marketers and the Parent Blogosphere with Trey Burley and Ron Mattocks Buckhead Ballroom II
3 p.m. Build Your Audience and Bottom Line by Speaking with Deborah Gilboa, MD Buckhead Ballroom I
3 p.m. Working with Small Businesses with Michal Chesal and Julie Cole Buckhead Ballroom II



When? What?
2:30 p.m. New Blogger Welcome, Orientation and Crash Course in Professional Blogging with Jessica Rosenberg, Julie Myers Pron and Nicole Hempeck Azalea
4 p.m. Brand to Blogger Meet & Greet Grand Ballroom Prefunction
8 p.m. Disney Parks Welcome Reception Grand Ballroom
8 a.m. Jones Dairy Farm Breakfast Grand Ballroom
9 a.m. Opening Keynote – Building Your Business with Brian Littleton, CEO ad Founder of ShareASale Grand Ballroom
10 a.m. Expo Grand Opening (expo open hours: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.) Buckhead Ballroom
11 a.m. How to Grow Your Instagram from 100 to 10K in One Year with Tauni Everett
11 a.m. Attention Grabbing Brand Pitches with Julie Kahle and Sue Rodman
11 a.m. Backend Blogging with Jaime McKee
11 a.m. Launching a Startup with Megan Jordan and Nancy Dussault Smith
Noon Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe Lunch Grand Ballroom
1 p.m. Free Expo Time Buckhead Ballroom
2 p.m. What Brands Really Want When Working with Bloggers with Doug Busk of Coca Cola, Mollie Surrat of Mohawk Flooring and Tracey Del Moral of OshKosh B’Gosh, moderated by Danica Kombol of Everwhere. Grand Ballroom
3 p.m. Weight Watchers Sweet Baked Goods Snack Break Grand Ballroom Prefunction
3:30 p.m. How to Get Paid to Write with Theresa Ceniccola
3:30 p.m. Reddit for Bloggers with Christina Gleason, Lizz Porter and Jacqueline Cromwell
3:30 p.m. 7 Tried And True Rules For Connecting With Readers Before, During, And After Blog Success with Allison McDonald
3:30 p.m. Starting a Podcast with Rebecca Levey, Amy Oztan and Ryan Hamilton
4:30 p.m. We Still Blog Awards Grand Ballroom
5:30 p.m. Community Showcase Library
6:30-8:30 p.m. p.m. Appy Hour East and West Terraces, 3rd Floor
9-11:30 p.m. Bevy Launch Party and Selfiebration Grand Ballroom
8 a.m. Breakfast Grand Ballroom
9 a.m. Expo Opens (Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Buckhead Ballroom
9:30 a.m. Where Bloggers and Brands Connect – Getting the Most out of Influencer Networks with Stacey Ferguson, Louisa Claire, Edita Rodriguez, Piera Jolly and Adrianna Domingos-Lupher and Kelby Carr (moderating) Grand Ballroom
10:30 a.m. Rocking Periscope with Amiyrah Martin
10:30 a.m. How to Monetize Your Blog: 5 Methods and Best Practices with Gina Lincicum
10:30 a.m. Mastering the Art of Negotiation with Jamie Lieberman and Danielle Liss
10:30 a.m. Advanced WordPress Tips and Tricks with Mitch Canter
Noon YouTube Lunch Grand Ballroom
1:15 p.m. Free Expo Time Buckhead Ballroom
2 p.m. Web Design for Bloggers with Steph Calvert
2 p.m. Pwning Pinterest with Kimber Matherne and Kim Vij
2 p.m. Getting on Camera – Tips for Creating Video Content with Amy Volk
3 p.m. Refining Your Visual Voice with Debbie Bookstaber and Ciaran Blumenfeld
3 p.m. How a Mastermind Will Grow Your Blog with Toni Husbands, Kim Anderson and Michelle Jackson
3 p.m. What’s Your Story? Engaging Your Readers with the Power of Personal Narrative with Cindy Reed
4 p.m. Closing Keynote – a Conversation with Victoria Taylor (interview by David Griner of Adweek followed by audience Q&A) Grand Ballroom
5 p.m. Holiday Gift Guide Sneak Peek Media Event Library
6:45-8:45 p.m. Brand Dinners (individual signup required) Various
9:30 p.m. until Midnight Decades Closing Party Grand Ballroom
9 a.m. Community Mini-Conferences:

  • Working with Brands and Media Kits hosted by Brand Meets Blog: Register Here
  • Midlife at Type-A Parent hosted by Midlife Boulevard: Register Here
  • Faith Blogging Workshop hosted by International Christian Mompreneur Network: Register Here