Gold Quill winning case studies: Rápido style

This fast-paced special session with content-rich, time-limited presentations offers an innovative way to take in new ideas. Session attendees will experience an exciting collage of five-minute stories presented by a diverse group of 2017 Gold Quill Awards winners, bringing you their stories and inspiring award-winning work.

Track: Gold Quill case studies
Format: Rápido style panel
Career Level: All levels
Date and Time: Tuesday at 8:00–9:00 a.m.
Room location: Fairchild


Moderator / Cindy Schmieg ABC

Introductions 8:00-8:10 a.m.

Presenter / Kelly Rusk, digital director and partner at Banfield, brings a decade of progressive experience, constant learning and skills development in marketing communication through a background in agency, startups and a bit of everything in between.

Title: EDC–Customer Advocacy Pilot Project–Social Media
Category: Social media programs
Presenting: 8:10-8:15 a.m.

Presenter / Heather Young, BA, Mpub, is the director of communication at Mitacs, a national not-for-profit organization focused on Canadian innovation. Previously, she was a communication leader at WorkSafeBC and Special Olympics BC.

Title: Building trust with a new government
Category: Government relations
Presenting: 8:16-8:21 a.m.

Presenter / Lysa Rigo, is the director of HR and creative services with Ingram Barge Company, who is a leader in their industry, operating a fleet of 140 towboats and 5,000 barges that transport bulk commodities on America’s inland waterways.

Title: Your Voice Matters
Category: Internal communication
Presenting: 8:22-8:27 a.m.

Presenter / Elizabeth Barnett, is a strategic communicator who leads communication and change projects across many different topics and geographies. She specializes in employee engagement, particularly driving healthy behaviours, to achieve corporate objectives.

Title: “Your Money. Your Choice.” Campaign
Category: Human resources and benefits communication
Presenting: 8:28-8:33 a.m.

Presenter / Vija Valentukonyte, is the head of internal communications at Telia Lithuania. She leads a team of full-range internal communications professionals. The main aim is to help the leadership team to inform, involve and inspire employees, engage them in company’s strategic priorities and build a high-performing organizational culture.

Title: A Day with Telia FM
Category: Special events
Presenting: 8:34-8:39 a.m.

8:40-9:00 a.m. – Q&A from panel

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