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CommuniCon 2018

Join us for the second annual CommuniCon conference.

Wednesday, July 11
9 AM–5 PM
Alumni Memorial Building

Conference Schedule

Time Activity
8–9 AM Check-in (AMB main entrance, enter on Middle Drive)
9 AM Welcome (Room 210)
9:15 AM Keynote Speaker: Ryan Jenkins (Room 210)
As a Millennial and Generation Z keynote speaker and generations expert, Jenkins has helped organizations like Coca-Cola, John Deere, Wells Fargo, Delta Air Lines, and countless other organizations in industries such as insurance, security, banking, health care, education, etc. to better lead, engage, and sell to the emerging generations (Millennials and Generation Z) and across generations.
10:45 AM Break
11 AM Block A Sessions (choose one of two sessions to attend)
Room 27: Reach Everyone! Making Your Message Accessible (Includes presentation and Q&A)

From print to online, learn how to make your content accessible and on brand.

Room 32: Media Relations: How to Make Your News Newsworthy (Includes moderated panel and Q&A)

Hear from local journalists on how they decide which stories to tell and how they prefer our communicators to pitch them.

12:15 PM Lunch (Lauricella Center, Neyland Stadium, Enter at Gate 21A)
1:45 PM Block B Session: 2018 Brand Research Overview (Room 210)
2:15 PM Break
2:30 PM Block C Sessions (choose one of two sessions to attend)
Room 27: Email Marketing: Tips and Tricks for Emails that Get Results (Includes presentation and Q&A)

Subject lines, accessibility, click-through rates, and more. Interested in how to improve your email marketing strategy? Learn valuable tips from campus communicators who regularly design and distribute emails.

Room 32: Social Media: Engagement and Stewardship (Includes presentation and Q&A)

Learn how to engage students and implement stewardship strategies to tell your story.

3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM General Session 2: Show and Tell, Powered by PechaKucha™
(Room 210) PechaKucha LogoYour colleagues have something exciting they want to share with you—whether it’s something they have done, something they have seen, or something they plan to execute soon.In the PechaKucha™ 20×20 format, presenters show and discuss 20 images for 20 seconds each.
5:15 PM Social Hour: West Club, Neyland Stadium (Enter at Gate 19)

Note: Hors d’oeuvres, tea, and water will be provided. Attendees will be responsible for any other drink purchases. Cash only.