The Department of Public Relations and Alpha PRoductions proudly present the Executive Communications Summit, with four nationally recognized communications professionals scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26. The summit will feature a series of workshops and a panel free and open to the general public.
Panelists Steve Bryant, Ron Culp and Ron Sachs will discuss the future of executive communications in the Weimer Auditorium from 6 to 7 p.m. The panel will be moderated by Deanna Pelfrey, UF Department of Public Relations lecturer.
Learn ways to help CEOs, top management, and other organizational leaders communicate effectively during the series of workshops. Speakers include professionals who hold communications positions in the fields of food and beverage, a university graduate program, a corporate company and an integrated marketing firm. All workshops will take place in Weimer 3032. Attendees may register for all or individual workshops at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/executive-communications-summit-tickets-18910326295.
Workshop 1: Led by Ron Culp
The Corner Office: Future Home of PR Pros
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Workshop 2: Led by Rosanna Fiske
Preparing Executives for Media Interviews
Time: 1 – 1:50 p.m.
Workshop 3: Led by Steve Bryant
“Big Food” Executives Face Competing Stakeholders in a World of Transparency: Can They Win?
Time: 2 – 2:50 p.m.
Workshop 4: Led by Ron Sachs
When the Shift Hits the Fan: How to Successfully Navigate a Crisis
Time: 3 – 3:50 p.m.
The event is sponsored by Jack Herrmann, CJC Journalism ’70 and founder of the Jack and Linda Herrmann Fund, which supports speakers and activities for students studying speech writing.