IABC Conference Offers Thought--Provoking Program.Pencil in the IABC IABC International Association of Business Communicators
IABC Indo-Americans for Better Community international conference, Vancouver Vancouver, city, Canada
Vancouver, city (1991 pop. 471,844), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia, opposite Vancouver Island and just N of the Wash. border. 2000, as one of your millennium projects A parallel computing project at the University of California at Berkeley. Using nearly a thousand computers donated by Intel, its focus is on developing a multi-level "system of systems" that uses local clusters of SMP machines called a "CLUMP. . Plan to attend June 25th to 28th to hear about the latest developments in the field and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the International Association of Business Communicators The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a leading association for public relations professionals. IABC has about 14,000 members in more than 100 chapters in 70 countries.
Its headquarters are located in San Francisco, California, United States. .
The Year 2000 conference is shaping up as an exciting, multi-faceted offering of information and insight for all levels from all sectors. As at all IABC conferences, you'll find an impressive number of seminars available -- 68, in total -- and extensive subject material.
If you are interested in professional discussions that will be of use to you on the personal front, consider the seminar "Career Management for the New Millennium," or "Growing the Distance, for Personal and Career Success," which provides guidance on leadership development geared to thriving thrive
intr.v. thrived or throve , thrived or thriv·en , thriv·ing, thrives
1. To make steady progress; prosper.
2. (not just surviving) in a time of change.
If you expect to focus on communication challenges for your organization in the coming year, the list of seminars on your short list might include "Inspiring and Leading Change," "Cross-cultural Diversity in International Organizations," or "Keep Your Most Valued Assets: Use Strategic Communications to Create a Loyal Work Force."
If managing the message between yourself or your organization and the external environment is a priority, consider "Controlling the Uncontrollable News Day: A Media Perspective," "Communication Preparedness pre·par·ed·ness
The state of being prepared, especially military readiness for combat.
Noun 1. preparedness - the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); "putting them for Crisis" or "Reputation Management." Incidentally, all of the above represent a selection of the items on the menu for just the first day!
Gail Hulnick is head of Gail Hulnick Communications, Vancouver.