Friday, October 19, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Registration:  11:30 AM with lunch at noon
Program begins at 12:30 PM


432 State St., Schenectady, NY 

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Heather Schechter 
Public Relations Society of America Capital Region Chapter 

2018 Digital Media Summit 

Register by Friday, October 12 for a special Early Bird rate! 
$40 PRSA/NYCRAMA/Ad Club members - Save $10 off the regular $50 rate!
$60 Nonmembers - Save $5 off the regular $65 rate!
$25 Students

Meet and network with outstanding presenters from business & industry, PR, media, public affairs, education, travel, and arts & entertainment. Among the topics we'll discuss:

  • Ethical PR in the digital age
  • Influencer marketing
  • Branded content
  • Native advertising
  • The New Journalism -- podcasting and blogging 

Greg Dahlmann, founder, Uptown/Downtown Media and All Over Albany

Michael Eck, musician, artist, writer; senior communications and public relations leader for Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre

Sarah Funk, founder and editor-in-chief of SarahFunky.com travel website and blog

Taras Kufel, manager of digital engagement for the State University of New York

David Lombardo, Times Union political reporter and Capitol Confidential blogger and podcaster

Regina Luttrell, Ph.D., assistant professor of Public Relations, Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University

John Mackowiak, director of public relations and public affairs, The Martin Group

Joshua Poupore, APR, vice president, Corning Place Consulting; past president and ethics officer, PRSA Capital Region

Jonathan Slater, Ph.D., associate professor of public relations, SUNY Plattsburgh; director of SUNY Plattsburgh’s Institute for Ethics in Public Life

Steven Smith, public information officer, Albany Police Department