March 30 – April 2, 2017
Seattle, Washington

Program

Agenda

Thursday, March 30

4–6 p.m…………………. Day-of Competition (Pre-registration required)………….. Carlsbad (Lower Level)

7–9 p.m…………………. Welcome Reception…………………………… Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Karith Foster, Founder, The Foster Russell Family Foundation and CEO, Stereotyped 101, Inc. LLC

Friday, March 31
7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast……………………………. Sequoia/Glacier (Lobby Level)

8:30–9:30 a.m…………. Chapter Officer Sessions

Presidents/Vice Presidents/Firm Directors………………. Yellowstone (Lobby Level)

Public Relations Directors/Historians/Other positions……. Carlsbad (Lower Level)

Secretaries/Treasurers/Webmasters……………………………. Yosemite (Third Floor)

National Officer Preparation………………………………………… McKinley (Third Floor)

9:40–11:50 a.m……….. Leadership Training Sessions

A–K L-Z
9:40–10:40 a.m. Ethical Leadership: Using the Code of Ethics to Inform Your

Leadership Style

Pitching Your Passion: Advocating for PRSSA Through Authentic Storytelling
10:50–11:50 a.m. Pitching Your Passion: Advocating for PRSSA Through Authentic Storytelling Ethical Leadership: Using the Code of Ethics to Inform Your

Leadership Style


Ethical Leadership: Using the Code of Ethics to Inform Your Leadership Style…………
Yellowstone (Lobby Level)

Pitching Your Passion: Advocating for PRSSA Through Authentic Storytelling………….. Carlsbad (Lower Level)

12:15–1 p.m……………. State of the Society Presentation……………. Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Emma Finkbeiner, National President, PRSSA

Joseph Truncale, Ph.D., CAE, CEO, PRSA

1–1:30 p.m…………….. Delegate Debriefing*…………………………. Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR

Kelly Davis, APR

*This session is mandatory for delegates. Non-delegates running for National Committee should attend.

1:30 p.m………………… Lunch on Your Own/Free Afternoon

Saturday, April 1

7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast ……………………….. Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

8:30 a.m.–Noon………… National Assembly Meeting*…………………. Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Brief Review of Parliamentary Procedure and Election Process, Bylaw Amendment, National President, Career Services

Noon–1:15 p.m………… Lunch on Your Own

1:15–6:30 p.m…………. National Assembly Meeting*…………………. Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Professional Development, Advocacy, Chapter Development, Public Relations, Member Services, Regional Conferences

* This meeting may last longer depending on the number of candidates.

Sunday, April 2

7:45–8:30 a.m…………. Continental Breakfast………………………… Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

8:30–11 a.m……………. Farewell Meeting and Keynote Address……… Evergreen Ballroom (Lobby Level)

Ty Rogers, Director of Corporate Communications, Amazon

National Conference Presentation

Recognition of Outgoing Officers

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m……… National Committee Meeting*…………………………… Carlsbad (Lower Level)

*For the newly elected and current National Committee members only