Converge - to capture the breadth of our responsibilities as communicators, no matter the specialty, especially in higher education.
Quapaw, Okla
July 13 - 15, 2014

Schedule at a Glance (PDF)
Online Registration is closed. To register, please call (405) 408-2946 or email kkelly@ou.edu.

 

Special Guests

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Patrick Allmond Focus Digital Marketing Agency Learn more.

Patrick Allmond
Focus Digital Marketing Agency
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Bill Handy Schnake Turnbo Frank Learn more.

Bill Handy
Schnake Turnbo Frank
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Greg Hawks Hawks Agency Learn more.  

Greg Hawks
Hawks Agency
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Whit Hiler & Griffin VanMeter Kentucky for Kentucky Learn more.

Whit Hiler & Griffin VanMeter
Kentucky for Kentucky
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Saturday
July 12

5:30 p.m. Board Members Dinner
(Red Oak)

7 p.m. - OCPRA Board Meeting - for members of the board (Hospitality Suite)

Sunday
July 13

4-6 p.m. – Registration,
Hospitality Room

5 p.m. – First-time attendee orientation

6-8:30 p.m. – Dinner and Opening Session -
Greg Hawks
Change Like an Owner
Abstract & Bio

9-11 p.m. – Hospitality Room, Photo Booth

Monday
July 14

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Breakfast/ Registration

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Morning Keynote -
Bill Handy
Converged Media in Higher Education: What it Takes for a Passing Grade
Abstract & Bio

9:45-10:30 a.m. – BREAKOUT 1

3 concurrent sessions
Patrick Allmond
The End Of Free!
Abstract & Bio

Diana Hartley
We Were Built for Relationship
Abstract & Bio

Jonna Myers
How to Think Like a 5-Year-Old
Abstract & Bio

10:45-11:30 a.m. – BREAKOUT 2

Team BC
Carrie Harris Phillips | Brent Passmore
Beyond the Basics: Using Video to Enhance Your Message
Abstract & Bio

Anglin PR
Debbie Anglin, APR | Lori Johnson, APR
Message or Monologue? How to combine multiple ideas into one concise statement
Abstract & Bios

This Land Press
Holly Wall
Multimedia Storytelling: How to Integrate Multiple Media to Best Tell Your Story
Abstract & Bio

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. – Lunch
Keynote
Patrick Allmond
Tribe Building: Don’t Forget Why You Are Here!

1:15-2 p.m. – BREAKOUT 3
Staci Johnson
Creating a Social Media Strategy
Abstract

Kayla Acebo
Social Media, Breaking News and Crisis Communications
Abstract & Bio

Jason Graham
The F/Stops Here
Abstract & Bio

2:15-3 p.m. - Roundtables
Table Topics

3-6 p.m. – Hospitality Room Open; Networking Time

6-6:45 p.m. – Pre-Awards Banquet Reception (Cash Bar)

6:45 p.m. – OCPRA Awards Banquet and Dinner

Post-banquet-Midnight – Hospitality Room Open

 

Tuesday
July 15

8 – 9:30 a.m. – Breakfast

9:30 a.m. – OCPRA Business Meeting

10 a.m. - Closing Keynote
Whit Hiler, Griffin VanMeter
Bootleg Branding: How Creativity and Bold Choices Led to a Grass-roots Branding Campaign Heard Around the World
Abstract & Bio

11:15 a.m. – Grand Prize drawing and closing comments

11:30 a.m. – Conference Adjourns