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Crisis Communication Think Tank

April 18

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)
Karen White
Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, Agmen,

Jim Spangler
Senior Communications Counselor, APCO Worldwide

Michael Greenwell
Vice President & CDC Account Executive, ICF

Greg Guest
Senior director, Corporate Communications, Georgia-Pacific

Jamie Firth
Senior officer, Exelon

Moderator: Deanna Sellnow
Research Professor, Strategic Communication, University of Central Florida

1:00-1:45: Crisis Scholar Panel (Studio 100)
Bob Heath
Professor emeritus, University of Houston

Sherry Holladay
Professor of communication, Texas A&M University

Tim Sellnow
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


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