Date and Times: March 31, 2021 – April 1, 2021 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)
Location: Online event
- CPRS members whose membership is current and in good standing with the society as of March 22, 2021: Free
- Pinnacles Awards’ applicants: Free
- Non-CPRS members: $99 one day; $149 full two-day conference
Join us for #ELEVATEPR7 - a two-afternoon conference designed to fit your altered workday! Six fantastic speakers will share their insights on topics including leadership, healthcare and indigenous communications, relationship management, and more. We will also be revealing our Pinnacle Award winners at the event.
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to celebrate, network, and learn with us!
Wednesday, March 31 (1:00pm - 4:30pm):
It's a well-known fact that organizations need to build relationships with their key stakeholders in order to be successful. Drawing from her research of Canadian non-profits, Julia Rim Shepard, MCM, APR, CMP (ProSci), Director of Strategic Communications at Future Skills Centre, will investigate which organizational functions are best poised to build these relationships and will offer suggestions on effective relationship management.
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested hospitals like never before. Caroline Bourque Wiley, MCM, APR, Chief Communications Officer of Niagara Health, will take you behind the scenes as she shares her top 10 lessons learned from leading the communications strategy at Niagara Health, a multi-site hospital with more than 6,000 staff, physicians, volunteers and learners.With a career that spans several sectors, including corporate (public/private), crown, regulatory, government, academic, and not-for-profit/community, Dr. Paul K. Bates, M.T.S., DPT, FCPA, FCMA, CMC, will share his research and reflections as gathered from his four decades in various leadership roles.