VGC Spring 2013 Conference

  • April 17, 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Henrico Training Center 7701 E. Parham Rd Henrico, VA 24294

Registration

  • This conference rate is available for students currently enrolled in college or participating in a communications related internship.
Registration is closed for the April 17 Conference

Join us at the Henrico County Training Center
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Agenda

8:30-9:00 a.m. - Registration, breakfast, networking

9:00-9:15 a.m. - Welcome

9:15-10:15 a.m. - 

TOPIC: Maintaining Multiple Communication Channels Paige Nunn, Social Media Manager at Dominion

10:30-11:30 a.m. -  

TOPIC: What Makes a Successful Campaign? Case Studies in Government Communication - CRT/Tanaka

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - 
TOPIC: Hurricane Relief Public Relations - Q&A

Dawn Eischen volunteered with the Red Cross PR Team after Hurricane Sandy. Find out how a national service organization communicates after a natural disaster. 


12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - lunch, tour of 911 Center and drawings

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - 

TOPIC: The Next Big Thing In Social Media
Panel discussion participants:
Kathryn Roberts, Virginia Banker's Association
Christine Maldonado, Independent Social Media Consultant   

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. -

TOPIC: 508 Compliance
David Baquis, U.S. Access Board

Closing Remarks


REGISTER by following the links on the left. Please note that the member ticket rate is $40, but you must log-in to the website to view this rate.


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DIRECTIONS:
The Henrico Training Center is located at the Intersection of Parham and Shrader Roads (Western Henrico County). To enter the parking area, turn onto Shrader Road from Parham Road, stay in left lane, and take a LEFT on Carousel Lane (at the flagpoles). Take another right into the parking area. The following map locates the building at 7701 East Parham Road. Signs designate the appropriate parking area. There is free off street parking at this event.

From the North (Washington D.C., Fredericksburg, etc.): Take I-95 South. Right after the I-295 interchanges, look for Exit #83B (Parham Road West). From the foot of the exit, travel 4.7 miles; take a left onto Shrader Road. Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and then another right into the parking area.

From the West (Charlottesville, etc.): Take I-64 East, exit right at Exit #181 (Parham Road North). Take a left at the stoplight at the foot of the exit, onto Parham Road. Travel 1.7 miles and take a right (at the 4th stoplight) onto Shrader Road. Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and another right into the parking area.

From the East (Norfolk, Williamsburg, etc.): Take I-64 West. Merge with I-95 North for about two miles, and then exit right at Exit 79 to follow signs back to I-64 West (signs to Charlottesville). Take Exit 181B (Parham Road North). From the foot of the exit, travel 1.5 miles; take a right onto Shrader Road. Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and then another right into the parking area.

From the South (Petersburg): Take I-95 North, and exit at I-64 West. Turn right at 181B, Parham Road North. From the foot of the exit, travel 1.5 miles; take a right (at the 4th stoplight) onto Shrader Road. Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and another right into the parking area.

From the South (Western Chesterfield): Take Chippenham Parkway to the Willey Bridge. Once you cross the bridge, the road becomes Parham. From the first stoplight at the foot of the bridge, travel 5.8 miles; take a right onto Shrader Road (first light after Broad Street). Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and another right into the parking area.

From I-295: Take Exit 45B (Woodman Road). Travel 2.0 miles and turn right onto Parham Road. Travel 2.1 miles and take a left onto Shrader Road. Take the first left onto Carousel Lane and another right into the parking area.
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