PRII Annual Conference 2013

PR at the Media Crossroads

The PRII annual conference takes place at the Clyde Court Hotel, Ballsbridge, on Thursday 25 April. "PR at the Media Crossroads" explores the evolving role of the PR professional in an increasingly complex media landscape and offers insights on delivering and measuring up in the new reality. 


Chaired by Matt Cooper, confirmed speakers and panellists to date include:


  • Kevin BackhurstRTÉ’s Managing Director of News and Current Affairs was appointed in July 2012. The former deputy head of the BBC Newsroom is tasked with overhauling the State broadcaster’s Newsroom in the aftermath of the Prime Time Investigates and Frontline crises
  • Paddy Cosgravethe Founder of F.ounders and the Web Summit series will speak on brand building in the digital age
  • Dr. Gavan Titley, Lecturer in Media Studies, NUI Maynooth, & Dr. Roderick Flynn, Lecturer at the School of Communications, DCU
  • Kay McCarthy, Managing Director, MCCP
  • Stephen JioDell’s Social Media Expert will show delegates why social engagement across all employee levels and functions is essential, and how to implement it
  • Stephen Rae, Editor, Irish Independent
  • Angelina Fusco, Editor TV News, BBC Northern Ireland


Bookings are currently being accepted at a special Early Bird rate of €225 for PRII members and €325 for non-members.
Group packages are also available to companies sending three or more delegates to the conference.
To register, please e-mail    


For more information, visit PRII website