All-Star Linda Dulye / New York/ "Lying on the job: Do your leaders create a workplace of truth or consequences?"
All-Star Jeff Ansell/ Ontario, Canada/ "Say It Like You Mean It"
Kevin Carroll/ Philadelphia/ "Rediscovering play: Bringing fun and passion to your work—and life"
Robert F. Kennedy Jr./ Virginia/ "Our environmental destiny"
Pamela Shockley-Zalabak, Ph.D. / Colorado/ "Communication strategies that build organizational trust"
Barbara Fagan-Smith / California/ "The naked company: Why organizations must have engaged employees in today’s transparent world"
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. / New York/ "IABC Research Think Tank"
Multiple Events to Enhance Your Conference Experience
"Gift of Communication"
Saturday, 23 June 2 p.m.-5p.m.
Put your talents to use by assisting local charities with their communication needs. This is a great opportunity to help solve unique communication problems, brainstorm with colleagues from around the world and demonstrate how communication professionals can make a difference.
Sunday, 24 June 7:30 – 9:00 pm
The ever-popular Welcome Reception is an evening of conversation, food and visual pleasure at the beautiful Art Institute of Chicago, housing more than 5,000 years of human expression from cultures around the world.
The Welcome Reception is sponsored by:
Gold Quill Awards Gala and Celebration
Monday, 25 June 7:30 p.m. –10 p.m.
Bring your black tie and stunning shoes to an evening of friends, fine food, music and pageantry featuring the funk and roll of Chicago’s All That Jazz Revue. If you’re a current or past Gold Quill Award winner or if you want to see what the Gold Quill Awards are all about, invite your colleagues to be a part of this glittering evening. Rub elbows with communication legends in the making and bring your sparkle for an evening in sweet Chicago!
Research Foundation Luncheon and 30th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, 26 June 11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The IABC Research Foundation is entering its 30th year, and we want to celebrate its rich history with you! Experience a brief history of the outstanding work commissioned by the Research Foundation during its 30-year history and hear what the future holds for the Foundation. Instead of having your lunch in your room, come party with colleagues, have some fun, and help us honor the people and work that have gone into the Research Foundation's last 30 years.