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PRSA 2016 International Conference

Oct. 23–25 | Indianapolis

Register by Aug. 26 and save $200! 

At the PRSA International Conference, enhance your personal and professional network, while engaging with some of the world's most influential companies and organizations that call Indiana home. Connect with thousands of colleagues and more than 150 industry experts from all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries for three days of practical insight and networking.

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Opening Keynote Speaker: Capt. Scott Kelly
Pioneering U.S. Astronaut and Navy Test Pilot Scott Kelly, just back from a record-setting year aboard the International Space Station, will inspire you with a thrilling account of his space odyssey, orbiting 229 miles above the Earth's surface. While his adventures were truly out of this world, Capt. Kelly will share valuable advice on pushing one’s own limits. Learn more

Watch Capt. Scott Kelly describe his journey of a lifetime!

 
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Monday Morning Keynote Speaker: Cybersecurity Expert Theresa Payton
Former White House Chief Information Officer (CIO) Theresa Payton will deliver a compelling wake-up call regarding the world of cybersecurity as the International Conference General Session Keynote Speaker at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. In the aftermath of headline-making, debilitating cyberattacks at Anthem, Sony Pictures, Home Depot and Target, Payton will spotlight practical ways that PR professionals can help address the risks of a data breach and communicate proactively on the subject. Learn more

 
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Tuesday Morning Keynote Speaker: Marketing Maverick Scott Stratten
Nonconformist Scott Stratten will challenge your approach to marketing and social media when he addresses the International Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. In his humorous, down-to-earth manner, Stratten will help you re-examine the commonly held wisdom about branding and relationship building in order to enhance customer engagement and produce more effective results. Learn more

Four More Things We’re Looking Forward to at Conference

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New Approaches to Use Immediately at Work
Tailor your Conference learning within five tracks: Integration, Tools & Techniques, Specialization, Strategic Planning & Implementation, and Leadership & Management.
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Success Stories Spanning Sectors and Career Levels
Find groundbreaking approaches from Silver Anvil Award-winning programs and technique-based programs that are tailored to the changing needs of professionals at all career stages.
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Networking Events That Connect Thousands of PR Colleagues
Join thousands of old and new friends for networking events featuring the best of the industry and Indianapolis at the Opening Night Reception.
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Pre-Conference Workshops Offering In-Depth Insight
Looking for a day to develop one particular skillset? Check out the suite of pre-Conference sessions.
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