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Crisis Communication Think Tank
The Crisis Communication Think Tank invites 20 scholars and professionals to report back on 2018-2019 work group accomplishments and be engaged in a full day of panel discussions, speaker presentations, critiquing graduate student research, and developing research agenda for 2019-2020.
The event is sponsored by the C. Richard Yarbrough Professorship, the Center for Health and Risk Communication, the Georgia Athletic Association Professorship, and the Hearst Visiting Professional program in Grady College.
Several sessions are open to the public including the following:
11:15-12:15: Crisis Executive Panel (Studio 100)
Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Agmen,
Senior Communications Counselor, APCO Worldwide
Vice President & CDC Account Executive, ICF
Senior director, Corporate Communications, Georgia-Pacific
Senior officer, Exelon
Moderator: Deanna Sellnow
Research Professor, Strategic Communication, University of Central Florida
1:00-1:45: Crisis Scholar Panel (Studio 100)
Professor emeritus, University of Houston
Professor of communication, Texas A&M University
Professor, Strategic Communication, University of Central Florida
Moderator: Carl Turner
Chief Strategy Officer, Razorfish Health
2:00-3:00: Speaker Session (Studio 100)
“Blundering Management + Hot Social Issue = Scansis (Moral Outrage)”
Speaker: Timothy Coombs
Abell Endowed Professor in Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University