WELCOME TO FORGE YOUR FUTURE 2019
ONE DAY. SEVEN AMAZING SPEAKERS. UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES.
ARE YOU READY?
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meet the speakers
WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
JENNIFER BULLANO RIDGLEY
9 - 10:15 am
4 - 5:15 pm
MEET OUR ESTEEMED BREAKOUT SPEAKERS:
10:30 - 11:45 pm
BEN BUTLER, APR
2:30 - 3:45 pm
8:30 - 9 am: Registration - 200 Lawrence Hall
9 - 10:15 am - Keynote and Introduction - 200 Lawrence Hall
Dr. Jim Ice, The PR Role in Driving Change | Carlow University
Jen Bullano Ridgley, Game Plan for Communicating Like a Champion | Pittsburgh Penguins
Leadership Summit - PRSSA Chapter Leaders only - Center for Media Innovation
10:15 -10:30 Break
10:30 -11:45 Breakout Session
Ben Butler, How to Get to Where You Want to Go in Your Career | Top Hat - Lawrence Hall 200
Nick Paradise, Riding the Reactions Roller Coaster: PR and Reputation Management in the Social Media Era | Kennywood - Center for Media Innovation
Jordan Mitrik, Influencer Marketing and the Importance of Relationship Building in PR | Brunner - JVH Auditorium
11:45 - 1:15 Lunch on your own
1:15 - 2:30 Expert Expo - Center for Media Innovation
2:30 - 3:45 Breakout Session
Steve Radick, Stop Trying to Fit In. Start Trying to Stand Out. | BCW - Lawrence Hall 200
Paul Furiga, Storytelling During Crisis | WordWrite Communications - JVH Auditorium
3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 5:15 - Keynote and Closing - Lawrence Hall 200
Catherine Clements, A Closer Look at Havas PR | Havas PR
Miles Ritenour, Dilly Dilly: Behind the Scenes | Bud Light
5:15 - 7
Dinner - Wolfies Pub - 274 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS…
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Email conference coordinator Morgan McCoy at firstname.lastname@example.org.