Webinar: Crisis Communications During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GAIN and George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management are pleased to bring you 2020's second segment of our joint webinar series: Politics, Communication, and Advocacy: A Practical Playbook, focused on helping government affairs professionals refresh their knowledge of the formal procedures and institutions that govern our democracy and the roles and responsibilities of each player.

This next webinar event, Crisis Communications During the COVID-19 Pandemic will feature Larry Parnell, Associate Professor and Director of the award-winning Strategic Public Relations program at GW's Graduate School of Political Management.

Over a 30-year career, Parnell has held senior communications positions in consulting, on the client side and in politics. Most recently, he was Vice President and Group Leader of the Corporate Communications practice at Hill and Knowlton Canada. He came to Hill & Knowlton from Barrick Gold Corporation (Toronto) where he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations with responsibility for corporate, financial and internal communications. In New York, he served for four years as Director of Global Public Relations at Ernst & Young LLP. While at Ernst &Young he was named PR Professional of the Year (2003) by PR Week magazine.

Join us as we benefit from Professor Parnell's wisdom on crisis communications and the professional, diplomatic, and compassionate way to communicate with your members and stakeholders in the midst of a public crisis.

The program will begin at 12:30pm on April 1st and run approximately 30 minutes, followed by a 15-minute Q&A period.