Stuart Bruce is speaking at the first World Conference on Public Relations in Emerging Economies (WCPREE). The conference is supported by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management, the confederation of the world’s major PR and communication management associations and institutions. WCPREE is on November 14-18, 2015 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
The World Conference on Public Relations in Emerging Economies will bring together practitioners and academics from across the globe to look at the particular challenges faced by emerging economies in an evolving and continually changing environment. The international communication community coming together in Nairobi will debate topics such as the role of emerging economies in the global economy, the role of public relations and technologies in emerging economies, how to achieve sustainable development, stability and well-being in emerging economies and globally.
Stuart will deliver two sessions at the World Conference on Public Relations in Emerging Economies. The first session is on ‘PR in the digital and social media sphere’ and the second is ‘Information, Communication and Technology as Drivers of Development in Emerging Economies: the Place of Digital and Social Media’. Other keynote speakers at WCPREE include: Lord Peter Chadlington, founder of two of the world’s largest PR companies – Shandwick and Huntsworth Group plc; Francis Ingham, CEO of the International Communications Consultancy Organisation and Director General of the Public Relations Consultants Association; and Professor Gregor Halff, Chair of Global Alliance and Associate Dean of Singapore Management University.
Stuart Bruce is an international public relations adviser and trainer who has earned an international reputation as a pioneer and doer in modernised public relations. He writes a the top-ranked PR blog stuartbruce.biz, teaches post-graduate PR, corporate communications and public affairs at Leeds Beckett University and is an elected member of the national council of the Chartered Insitute of Public Relations. He is the co-author of the PR books Share This and Share This Too as well as several PR ebooks and has co-authored a paper for Quadriga University of Applied Science in Berlin on excellence in online communication. In 2013 he was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Social Media Award.
Stuart was the chief moderator of the 2015 Davos World Communication Forum and sits on its International Organising Committee. In 2014 in Istanbul he gave the keynote address on social media at the Global Crisis Communications Summit of the International Air Transport Association speaking to PR heads of more than 100 of the world’s largest airlines. His regular media appearances include Al Jazeera, BBC, PRWeek and The Guardian amongst many others.
The conference includes:
- a two-day program of thought leaders and speakers, sharing ideas and innovations in a mix of plenaries, panel opinions and workshops
- a full-day Research Colloquium showcasing academic research to both academics and practitioners
- two half days Masterclasses for personal or professional development
- tours and networking opportunities
- Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner and PRSK Awards
Find out more about the World Conference on Public Relations in Emerging Economies here.