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This year’s Keynote Speakers include:

Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson, Ph.D.

The 13th Chancellor of the State University of New York; former Under Secretary of Energy for the U.S. Department of Energy; co-founder and former CEO of Cube Hydro Partners LLC.

Anthony W. D’Angelo, APR

Fellow PRSA – Chair of the Public Relations Society of America, the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community; Public Relations Professor, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.

Robbye E. Kinkade, MPH, CHES

Director of Stony Brook University’s Responding to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Project, geared toward increasing the understanding and celebration of the myriad of cultures that contribute to a diverse campus community.

Sean Kirst

A four-decade veteran newspaper columnist (Buffalo News, Syracuse Post Standard); author of, “The Soul of Central New York;” and a recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s national Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award.

John Zogby

Founder of the “Zogby Poll” and the Zogby companies; internationally respected pollster, opinion leader and best-selling author.

This year’s Concurrent Session Presenters include:

Theresa Agresta

Maggie Barnes

Elizabeth Brady

Joseph Brennan, PhD, APR, Fellow PRSA

Cheryl Broom

Matthew Colson

Michael Curbelo

Dan DeZarn

Kris Dreessen

Bonnie Eissner

Brian Flahaven

Alicia Hibbard

Jim Howe

Jennifer Kelly Campbell

Gregory Kie

Sue Kubik

Monica Lavis

Kestrel Linder

Karen Martin

Alfredo Medina, Jr.

Sylvia Navarro Nicosia

Mark Pastorella

Frederic Pierce

Jason Pomeroy

Nicholas Raia

Rachel Ramirez

Kevin Rydberg

Christyn Sanagursky

Terri Scalise Roller

Tim Senft

Michael Sgro

Amber Smith

Jerry Smith

Joseph Storch

Courtney Taurisano-Sprague

Vanessa Theoharis

Piero Tintori

Scott Vinciguerra

Marc Westenberg

Cathy Williams

Kelly Williamson