Vision 2020 Conference Schedule

Friday, September 27

7:00 p.m. Meet & greet dinner at Brannigan’s in Kalispell

Saturday, September 28 (Red Lion Inn Kalispell)

 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Check-in and registration; coffee and networking

9:00 - 09:45 a.m. Conference welcome and networking activity

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Crisis Communications in a Wild World: Lisa Jones

10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Small Budget, Big Coverage: Jason Mudd

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Leadership on a Sticky Note: Les Kodlick

12:15 p.m. Lunch buffet opens

12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Dave Thompson

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Workshop: Research Tools & Tips with Christina Ragsdale

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Workshop: Media Relations with Jason Mudd

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Workshop: Getting the most out of your graphic designer with Marlene Hutchins

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Workshop: Dread, Shock, & Ex-awe-stion – Tips on crisis planning and initial response with Dave Thompson

4:30 - 4:50 p.m. APR Panel: Learn about getting your accreditation in public relations

4:50 - 5:00 p.m. Thank you & evening networking information

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Networking: Pub Crawl

Sunday, September 29 (Montana West Economic Development in Kalispell)

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Media Training Seminar with Dave Thompson