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The PIO and the Right to Know – A 2018 Communications Summit

February 15, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 6:00 pm

The PIO and the Right to Know – A 2018 Communications Summit is fast approaching. Please remember to register as soon as possible athttps://rsvp.wayne.edu/piosummit2018. The summit is free to attend and includes parking, breakfast, lunch and a networking event.

The Summit aims to provide mission critical guidance for the Public Information Officer  and others who play a critical role in communicating during a crisis. You will learn best practices and strategies for navigating communications before and during a crisis from the experts, including keynote speaker, Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator under President Barack Obama.

Attached is the full agenda with session details and speakers, which include:

  • James David Dickson, Breaking News Reporter at The Detroit News
  • Dr. Rebecca Harris Burns, Global Head of Social Center of Expertise at General Motors
  • Eric Jones, Executive Fire Commissioner of the Detroit Fire Department
  • Dr. Laura Pechta, Health Communication Specialist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Janet J. Schroeder, Communication Officer at the City of Toledo Department of Public Utilities
  • And more!http://www.region2north.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/

PIO Summit Agenda



February 15, 2018
8:15 am - 6:00 pm


Wayne State University Student Center
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, 48202 United States
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