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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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Strategic Ingredients: Inspiration and Innovation

Professional Development Workshop Set 1

The PRSA 2014 Member Survey identified that for PRSA to continue to be successful, it needs to become increasingly inspirational and innovative. In this session, you’ll learn how we define “innovative” and “inspiring,” and what those words mean to the PRSA member of today and the future.

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David Rockland, Ph.D., partner and managing director, global research, Ketchum

Photo of David Rockland, Ph.D.

Rockland joined Ketchum in 2000 and led the development and implementation of the Barcelona Principles. He is responsible for the research business at Ketchum, including its global network across the United States, Costa Rica, Brazil, China, Germany and the U.K. He also is responsible for Ketchum Pleon Change, the firm’s management consulting enterprise. He manages approximately 180 people across the two business units. He also was responsible for forming Ketchum Interactive, now known as Ketchum Digital. Rockland is a member of the IPR Commission on PR Measurement and Evaluation, and was its chairman for 2007 and 2008. He is on the board of the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication, and created the North American chapter, of which PRSA is a key contributor.