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Virtual Keynote and Workshop

October 30, 2020
This autumn, planners across Atlantic Canada are unable to gather for our annual conference, so API is bringing the conference highlight to you.

Join us in welcoming James Hoggan as he delivers his Keynote address. James Hoggan is a best-selling author and president of an award winning public relations firm. James writes and speaks widely on public relations, communications and incivility in the public sphere, keying especially on lessons from his most recent book I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up.

 

I’m Right and You’re an Idiot…
The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up

On November 16, author and public relations consultant James Hoggan grapples with this critical challenge and shares what he learned through extensive interviews with social scientists from Harvard, MIT and Yale. Drawing on the wisdom of such thinkers as Peter Senge, Karen Armstrong and the Dalai Lama he discusses how we can have higher-quality, mind changing public conversations that are shaped by science. Click here for registration and for more information on the Keynote address.

On November 23, the hands-on workshop explores how community leaders can use public narrative to improve their communication skills and cut through today’s toxic public discourse. Through hands on exercises and breakouts it offers participants an opportunity to develop their own public narrative. Click here registration and for more information on the Workshop.

Keynote is free for API members, $20 for non-members. Keynote plus workshop is $25 for API members, $65 for non-members.
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