• 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Online & In Person in Edmonton
  • May 13 & 14, 2024

This two-day event takes place March 13-14, 2024 in Edmonton, AB. The event consists of a day of six concurrent one-hour sessions delving into communications hot topics delivered by award winning professionals and experts in their respective fields. Complete with
networking friendly breaks and lunch, the first day will be of immense professional benefit for both delegates and speakers. Day two brings two, three-hour workshops rife with interactivity and thought-provoking case studies in a smaller, more intimate setting.

The one day forum on May 13, 2024 is designed specifically to provide quality professional development for communicators, and features six dynamic sessions.

Keynote Session
Authenticity and Authority in Today’s Digital World by Peter Pilarski, President, CIPR Communications, you’ll learn about the “the renewed significance of public relations, intertwined seamlessly with modern digital channels, and underscore the vital role of human stories and authenticity in an AI dominated world.”

This year’s Forum sessions:

  • The Leadership Loop – The Power of Relationships, Communication and Feedback – Camille Weleschuk, Vice President, ATB Financial
  • Bird is the Word: Leaning into the Absurd and Letting Communications Take Flight – Meghan Brennan, Communications & Projects Coordinator, Town of Taber
  • Rev Up Your Community Surveys: Navigating Potholes & Fueling Success! – Kent Waugh, Managing Partner, The W Group
  • State of Mind: Mental Health and Communication – Darby Semeniuk, Director, Communications, CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
  • Humans Writing For Humans – Sandra Sperounes, Senior Writer & Editor & Alex Scuccato, Digital Story Producer, City of Edmonton

+ The Workshops (May 14, 2024):

  1. Harnessing AI: A Roadmap for Communication Excellence – Peter Pilarski, President, CIPR Communications
  2. Allopatric: An intense practice for the EOC Information role in a disaster – Tim Conrad, APR®, President, Butterfly Effect Communications Inc

Exclusive IABC member savings! You’ll save $100 off AND with code YYC2024 you can save an additional 10% when you register by May 1, 11:59pm.

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