Join the Strategic Communication Conference: September 28-29, 2023
Join us for the Strategic Communication Conference on September 28-29, 2023, hosted by the University of Johannesburg and Lund University. It will be held online or in-person at UJ's School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), Auckland Park Bunting Campus.
For access, please register here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=zVp4-u82vEGKlImEEyfgRS51_rYYVq9Js5EmKEVFABVUQjVET0tHRDg3S0hPS1g0QjhFRjYxR1pCUC4u
This conference serves as a celebratory milestone for the 10-year journey of the Strategic Communications Department at the University of Johannesburg. We are thrilled to announce that WCFA stands as a proud partner, contributing to the rich tapestry of this event.
The theme of the conference is "Reflect, Rethink, and Reimagine: A Decade of Strategic Communication".
During this two-day conference, you'll have the opportunity to engage with 26 distinguished industry leaders and scholars who will share their profound insights on various critical topics, including:
- The Role of Ethics in Strategic Communication: Challenges & Solutions
- AI Governance Framework
- Organization-Stakeholder Relationships of Woolworths: A Twitter Social Network Analysis
... and many more thought-provoking subjects.
Our keynote speaker, the renowned Prof. Howard Nothaft, is a prominent figure in the critical school of thinking in strategic communication. His expertise spans across public relations, digital communication, and organizational crisis management. Prof. Nina Overton-de Klerk, a leading South-African scholar, will also provide her perspective on the themes explored by Prof. Nothaft.
One of the conference highlights is the open panel discussion, featuring esteemed academics and industry experts, including prof. Ana Adi from Quadriga University of Applied Sciences, Oscar Tshifure, Head of Public Affairs at Razor PR, and many more.
This panel discussion will delve into the critical issues facing the field of strategic communication today, offering invaluable insights from both academic and professional perspectives.
Don't miss this opportunity to reflect on the past, rethink the present, and reimagine the future of strategic communication with us.