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MAY 13 & 14, 2016 | CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO

Clarity and impact for the Church through technology.

 Online registration is now closed. Tickets are $79 at the door.

A conference for church techs—all of them.

From audio to stage design to video production to leadership, for small churches and big churches alike.

If you’re new to this, let us show you the ropes! If you have years of experience, our advanced sessions will push your limits! Many of our presenters come from big churches, but our heart is for all churches, big and small, and especially for the volunteers who run them. We hope to teach and inspire you as you amplify the message of Christ in your community through technology.

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A full schedule from Friday night till Saturday afternoon

We want you to learn, be inspired, and connect with others. So we have lined up some inspiring speakers, musicians, and a long list of experts for almost 30 breakout sessions! Have a big idea, question, or problem? Our expert presenters have time set aside to talk with you.

Friday May 13

  • Friday 6:30 - 7:30pm Welcome & Registration
  • Friday 7:00 - 8:30pm Main Session #1
  • 8:30 - 10:00pm Tech Genius Bar

    Hang out, have some coffee, grill an expert with your toughest technical questions.

Saturday May 14

  • 8:00am Doors open
  • 8:30 - 9:00am Reconnect Morning Show
  • 9:00 - 9:50am Main Session #2
  • 10:00 - 12:20pm Breakouts 1 & 2
  • 12:20 - 2:00pm Lunch
  • 2:00 - 4:20pm Breakouts 3 & 4
  • 4:30 - 5:00pm Wrap Up

Keynote Speakers


Jeremiah Raible

Jeremiah Raible has always been pushing the creative limits in church.  It started at age 7 when he learned how to be a puppeteer and travelled with his family ministering to children around the world.  From there, he found himself using his creative gifts in the church and in ministry.   As a teenager, he…

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Ken Taylor

Ken Taylor spent his teenage years tinkering with cars and electronic gadgets, but gave that up to become a pastor and plant a church in northern Waterloo. Ken is a father of five. He has been married to his wonderful wife Carol for much longer than his youthful features would suggest. He serves as the Senior…

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Teachers and Trainers – stay tuned for updates!


Samantha Adams

Sam has been leading worship and creative teams for over 10 years and in 2009 attended Hillsong International Leadership College in Australia where she completed her Advanced Diploma in Leadership and served in many areas of their creative team. Her time in Australia equipped her for the role of Director of Youth Worship and Tech…

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Jared Taylor

Jared is the Communications Pastor at The Meeting House. He is married with kids, famous for his guacamole, and has spent the last 13 years in multisite church ministry both in Canada and the United States. Jared geeks out on a lot of things, most notably audio mixing where he combines a disturbing level of pickiness…

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Matt Brownlow

Matt was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario, and currently still resides there. While he was in high school, Matt got involved with his church’s small video team, and it wasn’t soon after that this 16 year old was leading the ministry. Since then, Matt has completed Niagara College’s Broadcasting program, majoring in Television…

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Eric Silveira

Originally Eric went to Sheridan for photography but quickly jumped into video and graphic design as well. He is the creative director at Lucid Digital Media and is responsible for media and design at Forward Church. Eric and family (Beth and three kids) call Cambridge home.

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Steve Pauls

Steve is the Technical Producer for The Meeting House. His technical career spans over 30 years in 3 large churches and countless freelance shows.  Steve’s goal is to empower and train volunteers to be the best they can be technically and spiritually.  As a show professional, he began as a sound technician in the late…

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Chris Van Dijk

Starting off in the commercial film industry, Chris spent 6 years working on commercial productions in Toronto before becoming a freelance video producer and editor, focusing on NGO and non profit video productions.  Approximately 6 years ago he began working at The Meeting House in Oakville as the Video Production Manager where he has overseen…

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Cheryl Upton

Cheryl is the Technical Arts Director at The Peoples Church in Toronto. Her role involves overseeing all the technical aspects of live production, services, and events. One of Cheryl’s greatest passions is creating environments that are conducive to worship and meeting with God. Her favorite ways to create are from behind an audio or lighting…

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Nicole Smith

Nicole Smith is the Creative Arts Director at WellSpring Community Church in Welland ON where part of her responsibilities include overseeing the Tech Department.  With a background in vocal music and worship leading, as well as stage managing and directing, her vast experience both on and off stage gives her a broad understanding of how to make…

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Derek Sexsmith

Derek Sexsmith is a Mobile Producer with Rogers TV in the Grand River Region. He spent 5+ years experience as a Church Technical Director prior to that and has over 15 years experience with mixing live sound and loves to teach about what he has learned in those years.

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Kellen Jones

Kellen is the Worship Pastor at The Peoples Church in Toronto. He has a passion to see people worship and use their gifts in a way that displays the kingdom of heaven on earth. Most of his time is spent designing worship services for a multigenerational congregation. He uses his training in music, marketing, and…

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Rich Bodnar

Rich is a lifelong Techie, who’s seen his fair share of situations.  He will gladly share his knowledge of what he knows, and how to find answers to the things he doesn’t.

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Adam Fry

Adam is one of the pastors on staff at Central Community Church in the Niagara Region, where he has served for the past eight years. He is incredibly passionate about the local church and designing unforgettable opportunities for people to experience God. Adam lives in St. Catharines with his beautiful wife, Wendy, and their twin…

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Doug Gould

Doug Gould’s calling is to train and equip worship and technical teams in the selection and operation of audio and music technology as it applies to our worship services. Over the last fourteen years he has been a very effective presenter at hundreds of worship conferences all over North America and beyond, including National Worship…

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