Future Focus, Fall 2016 Conference

  • October 20, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Merritt Hall, Central Virginia Community College


  • For directions to Central Virginia Community College, visit http://cvcc.vccs.edu/About/Maps

    Register by Oct. 12. Resource table available for members to bring handouts and freebies.

Registration is closed


9:00 a.m. Registration & Light Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Welcome - JoAnn Martin, VGC President, director, Communications & Marketing, City of Lynchburg

9:45 a.m. Session I – Communicating During a Disaster, Response, Challenges, and Lessons Learned. Panel discussion on February 2016 Appomattox tornado communications with Sherry Harding of Campbell County, LuAnn Hunt of Lynchburg, and Steve Strawderman of the National Capital Region Incident Management Team.

11:00 a.m. Session II – What’s Your Plan. Crisis communications planning with VSP Public Relations Director Corinne Geller.

12 noon Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m. Session III – Social Media – The Next Big Thing with Deputy Chief Information Officer John Gauger of Liberty University.

2:00 p.m. Session IV – Video on the Fly using smart phones with Danielle Verderame of 434 Marketing.

3:00 p.m. Door Prizes & Adjournment

All attendees receive a free VGC insulated tote!

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