Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST
Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 4:30 PM EST

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Professional Development Co-Chairs 
CPRS Hamilton 

#ELEVATEPR6 - Learning in Crisis Times 

Join us for #ELEVATEPR6 -- a two-afternoon conference designed to fit your altered workday! Five extraordinary speakers, covering: Influencer Marketing, Indigenous Health, CEO communications, Personal/Professional Growth and dynamic Crisis Communication Workshop by the legendary Michael Meath from Syracuse University. This conference will be a great opportunity for e-networking!


Schedule for Wednesday, November 25:

Professor Michael Meath, past chair of the Department of Public Relations at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Relations at Syracuse University, will do an in-depth crisis communications workshop. He has done this workshop for Syracuse University, PRSA and several other large venues. We are THRILLED to have him. 

Shannon Gallagher, MCMPresident of Influencer Logic, will present her fascinating and very practical research, which is based on her MCM thesis on which she has built a thriving practice. Her topic is "Influencer Relations: The Blue Ocean for PR." We are excited for Shannon to share her ground-breaking and recently published research, as well as how she built her business with us!

Scheduled for Thursday, November 26:

Davis McKenzie, MCM, Principal at Too (Becoming Clear) Communications, is a leading expert in Indigenous communications. He will share a case study with us on COVID-19 communications for outbreaks in first nations communities. We can't wait to hear him share his personal experience, steeped in both PR theory and traditional knowledge.

Tanvir Bhagoo, MBA, former VP of Technology at Freshii and now Managing Director of TBX Digital, is a digital transformation leader who focuses on putting people and culture first. At #ELEVATEPR, he will help further our professional growth through his discussion of principles and techniques which communicators and PR practitioners can employ to be successful within their organizations. 

Dr. David Malloy, Principal, King's College, Western University is an organizational leader who believes strongly in the power of communication to build brand and reputation. He will share his experiences working with his communications team to achieve online success for King's College.