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  • Keynotes with:
    Rod Thorn Rod Thorn, Senior Director of Communications for PepsiCo
    Mark Buchanan Mark Buchanan, Lead for Brand Experience Design at Cisco
    Cappy SuretteCappy Surette, Senior Manager for Executive Communications, Walt Disney World Resort
    Breakout sessions with:
    Monique VisintainerMICROSOFT 
    Monique Visintainer, Senior Executive Communications Manager
    Executives? They may be VIPs but they're only half of your communications strategy
    Danny Woodward VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
    Danny Woodward, Director of Executive Communications
    The knack of time: Master your calendar; master your speeches
    David Levey DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
    David Levey, Lead Speechwriter
    30 ideas in 30 minutes panel
    Dean FoustUPS
    Dean Foust, Director of Executive Communications
    The Strategic Speechwriter: How to connect your work with the organization's larger strategic goals through thought leadership
    Randy LeeMBO Partners, Inc
    Randy Lee, Speechwriter Consultant
    Communications during a transition in leadership
    Karen WingPENN STATE UNIVERSITY
    Karen Wing, primary Speechwriter for the Office of the President
    Navigate a crisis: How to speak from the executive suite
    Joel SchwartzbergAmerican Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
    Joel Schwartzberg, Senior Director of Strategic and Executive Communications
    How to coach your speakers—and yourself—to make points clearly and convincingly through effective public speaking techniques
    Gregory BellDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
    Gregory Bell, Senior Speechwriter
    30 ideas in 30 minutes panel
    Rosemary KingROSEMARY KING, LLC
    Rosemary King, Ph.D., Independent Speechwriter
    30 ideas in 30 minutes panel
    Luke BoggsTHE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    Luke Boggs, Director of Executive Communications
    Communications during a transition in leadership
    Fletcher DeanTHE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
    Fletcher Dean, Director of Executive Communications
    Rhetorical devices that should be in every speechwriter's toolkit
    Rob FriedmanELI LILLY AND COMPANY
    Rob Friedman, Senior Director of Executive Communications
    How to create an effective TED talk