Hi folks, it’s here and it’s what you’ve been waiting for. Below is an initial list of some of our most valued speakers who will be presenting their topics at the PRSA 2009 NE District Conference in Rochester (Thursday, Oct. 8, RIT Inn & Conference Center). We’ll be sending you more updates as they come in, if titles are subject to change, etc. Enjoy!
Steve Cody, Morning Keynote, “Leading in the Midst of Crisis”
Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Buffalo State College: moderating a panel for crisis communications, “The Crash of Flight 3407: A Crisis Communications Case Study.” Panelists include Grant Loomis, Communications Director for Erie County; Executive Director Christopher Collins; Becky Gibbons, NYS Police; Nadine Krimow; American Red Cross, Rochester Chapter; Brian Meyer, Buffalo News; Barbara Burns, Reporter, WBEN-AM; Josh Boose, Reporter, WGRZ.
David Rockland, “ROI of PR”
Jean Vincent, President, Vincent McCabe, Inc., “Providing Your Plan’s Worth: A Guide to Public Relations Measurement and Evaluation 2009 and Beyond.”
Ginni Jurkowski, SUNY Geneseo; Deborah A. Silverman, Ph.D., APR, Buffalo State College; Jonathan R. Slater, Ph.D., SUNY Plattsburgh, “Masters Class in Public Relations Ethics.”
Jill Hurst-Wahl, President of Hurst Associates, Ltd. & Alison Miller, MLS, Florida State University, “Establishing Your Social Image to Enhance Your Public Image.”
Stacy Smith & Robin Schell, Jackson Jackson & Wagner, “Internal Communications.”
Carl Langsenkamp, Xerox, & Erin Humphrey, Text 100, “Social Media Drives Product Launch Success.”
Linda Burkely, APR, CEO, Ardis Communication Strategy and Training, “Putting Your Best Foot Forward- Developing an Effective Writing Portfolio.”
Peter Shankman, HARO, Lunch Keynote, “It’s not Web 2.0, it’s not Web 3.0. It’s simply life.”
Liz Poda, Public Relations Manager, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, “PR and Marketing- United or Untied?”
Mike McDougall, APR, VP Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Bausch & Lomb, “Working at the Speed of ‘New’: Secrets for Conquering (and Surviving) the 24-Second News Cycle.”
Joseph Stabb, Director of Emerging Media, ABC Creative Group, “Get Indexed: Best Practices for Search Engine Optimization.”
Peter Kapcio, Director of Reputation Management Services, Eric Mower and Associates, “Just because it’s bad news doesn’t mean it’s a crisis… yet.”
Jan Sokoloff Harness, Chief Creative Instigator for Sokoloff Harness Communications, LLC, “Horsing Around: A Strategic Creativity Break or Better Business Writing.”
Jonna L. Martin, President of AdvanceMe Associates, & David L. Dey, President of the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship, a B. Thomas Golisano Foundation, “Gain the Competitive Edge in Today’s Job Market Using Old School Techniques.”
More to come, and more updates to follow soon! Looking forward to seeing everyone Oct. 8.
Register Below for the PRSA 2009 NE District Conference. Early Bird Specials are through Sept. 4!