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Communications Week NY: “Shaping the Workforce of the Future” Conference

  • Blender Workspace - 135 Madison Avenue (btw 31st & 32nd) Floor 8 135 Madison Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

We’ll kick off Communications Week’s fifth year directly addressing our 2018 theme “The Workforce of the Future.” Industry experts will join us to dive into the remedies of success for future PR, media and marketing professionals. Full details on the day’s programming can be found here.

9:00 - 9:20 a.m. - Registration & Networking

9:20 - 9:30 a.m. - #FutureofWork Building the Skills You Need opening remarks from Tiffany Guarnaccia 

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. - The State of the PR Profession: Skills You Need for 2030 presented by PRWeek

  • Moderated by Steve Barrett, Editorial Director, PRWeek

  • Cassi Gritzmacher, Director of Corporate Affairs, Away

  • Fred Hawrysh, Head of Integrated Communications, Ruder Finn 

  • Kelli Gail, Director of Ad Communications, Roku

  • Ray Kotcher, Non Executive Chairman, Ketchum, Professor of the Practice, Boston University College of Communication

10:15 - 11:00 a.m. - Tomorrow’s Talent: The Inevitable Future of Talent - Insights from the Inside and Outside fireside chat

  • Sjoerd Gehring, Global VP of Talent Acquisition and People Experience, Johnson & Johnson

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. - The Client/Agency Relationship: The Key To Building Trust presented by Business Wire

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Networking