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PRSA 2017 International Conference

The Spirit of Revolution: Communications in the 21st Century

Oct. 8–10 | Boston

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Not a Simulation: Creating a Real Change Management Plan in Real Time

Professional Development Workshop Set 5

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What are the most successful principles and practices for communicators tasked with advancing organizational change? Anthony D’Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA, senior manager, communications, ITT Corp., and adjunct professor, Syracuse University; and Gary Grates, principal, corporate and strategy, W2O Group, will share their own research, notable case studies and proven models to guide you through construction of a change plan for an actual organization. Participants will learn by doing as they debate and apply change concepts.


Anthony D'Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA, professor of practice, public relations, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

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D'Angelo previously served as director of operations for the St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation, and director of public relations services for Sage Marketing Communications.


Gary Grates, principal, corporate and strategy, W2O Group

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Grates has more than 20 years of communications experience, with particular expertise in change management and employee communications. He was previously president/managing director of Edelman Change & Employee Engagement and vice president, communications, North America, for General Motors.