Learning and Development Opportunities

IABC Orange County provides myriad opportunities for learning and professional development. Our monthly Network and Knowledge Series features outstanding speakers on relevant topics, and our affiliation with the International Association of Business Communicators worldwide offers members Gold and Silver Quill Awards, communications certifications, online magazines and the IABC World Conference.

On the second Tuesday of each month, the Network and Knowledge Series highlights a top speaker or panel to share insight and tips with communicators. Topics cover everything from social media to branding to crisis communications. Check the IABC-OC event calendar to see what we have coming up. We hope you can join us!

Held on the second Tuesday of every month

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Keeping It Real in an Increasingly Unreal World

May 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

As professional communicators, the struggle with how to best handle controversies and difficult issues that, if not handled appropriately, can significantly impact our company’s or our client’s brand and reputation is all too real. How do we guide the actions of our teams, including our executives, and maintain consistent, responsible, ethical and legal choices through difficult times?

Join our distinguished panel of experts for our May 10 luncheon at Taps in Irvine as we take an in-depth look at strategies and solutions for a world where, as IABC International notes, “fake news” and “alternative facts” have become common terms, and it is incumbent upon us to keep the record straight

Event fees:

Please register by noon Monday, May 8, to secure your entree selection and pricing below. Registrations received after this date will incur an additional $15 fee and meal selection cannot be guaranteed.

  • $40 members
  • $50 non-members
  • $28 students

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Speakers:

Jeff Campangano

Jeff Compangano
General Counsel and Vice President
Word & Brown Companies
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Serving as the General Counsel and Vice President for the Word & Brown Companies, a leading provider in health insurance and benefits administration products, Jeff Compangano brings almost twenty years of substantive legal experience to the benefit of his clients. He is an adjunct professor in the disciplines of Law, Communications, Political Science and Sociology at Chapman University and Brandman University, actively developing and teaching courses throughout the year.

Mary Luthy

Mary Luthy
Director, Corporate Communications
Beckman Coulter
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Mary Luthy has decades of experience as a professional communicator, in a variety of industries from not for profits to public agencies to publicly traded companies. She has worked in both marketing and corporate communications, and currently is director of corporate communications at Beckman Coulter.

David Cordero

David Cordero
Senior Account Manager
Communications Lab
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David Cordero, Senior Account Manager for Communications LAB, has nearly 20 years of experience directing government relations, public affairs and community outreach programs in Orange County. Throughout his career, he has worked with elected officials, boards of directors, business owners, public agencies, coalitions and others to advance sound public policy, as well as projects and programs that address needs in the community. David also serves as the Accreditation and Ethics Chair of the Public Relations Society of America’s Orange County Chapter.

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Details

Date:
May 10
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2pBvHnX

Organizer

IABC-OC
Phone:
949-246-6996
Website:
iabcoc.com

Venue

Taps
13390 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92602 United States
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Phone:
(714) 619-0404
Website:
www.tapsfishhouse.com