Schedule

This schedule is our planned format, which models PRSA’s International Conference. Speakers and times may shift. 

Sunday, April 22, 2018

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration/Info

8:00 AM – Noon

Foodie Walking Tour* — David Blandford, APR, Senior VP, Visit Seattle, Amy Hatch, Director of Communications, ChefSteps, and Savor Seattle Tour Guides.

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Pre-conference professional development: Quick Start for Chapter Leaders
Participation limited to PRSA Chapter leaders in the North Pacific District.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Breakout sessions (x3)

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

Breakout sessions (x3)

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

Welcoming Keynote: Oliver Roll, SVP Corporate Communications Officer, Cisco

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Welcome Reception Presented by T-Mobile

From PR to Pie and Beyond; Lessons LearnedChris Porter, Founder, A la Mode Pies

Monday, April 23, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration/Info

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Keynote #1: Frank X. Shaw , Corporate Vice President, Communications, Microsoft

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Breakout sessions (x3)

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Keynote #2 – Janice Kapner, EVP of Communications & Community Engagement, T-Mobile

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Breakout sessions (x3)

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Breakout sessions (x3)

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Keynote #3: Scott McClellan , VP of Communications, Seattle Universit

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

No-host Dine Arounds* at Seattle area restaurants

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

5k fun run with Frank Shaw & Nick Thompson*

7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Registration/Info

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Keynote #4: Nick Thompson

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Breakout sessions (x3)

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Breakout sessions (x3)

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Closing remarks

 

*Value-added opportunity for full pass conference attendees also lodging at the conference hotel, the Hyatt at Olive 8. Exact time subject to change. Restrictions and fees may apply-check Full Program section for details.