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International speakers, thought leaders and a new digital partnership announced as part of World Public Relations Forum

June 20, 2012


Internationally renowned professionals, Professor Lee Chin-Chuan and Facebook’s Elizabeth Linder will join the already impressive line-up of speakers secured for this year’s World Public Relations Forum in Melbourne. Hot on the heels of this announcement is a new digital partnership with the world’s largest PR firm, Edelman. With pre-sale prices until 13 July, there has never been a better time to register!


Professor Lee Chin-Chuan is one of China’s top minds in communication. He has authored, co-authored and edited seven books and more than 80 articles in English and seven books in Chinese, showcasing his unique ability to connect across languages. Chin-Chuan is Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Media and Communication and Director of the Center for Communication Research at the City University of Hong Kong, and is a current Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.




Elizabeth Linder will be sharing her experience as the Politics and Government Specialist for the world’s largest online social network, Facebook. With a current focus on Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Elizabeth liaises with government agencies, public administrations, political figures and think tanks to develop strategies for leadership and diplomacy using social media.




Heading up the World PR Forum’s own digital strategy is the global independent communications leader Edelman, who has joined the forum as a digital partner. Edelman will be consulting on the forum’s digital promotion and using their networks to develop the forum’s recognition, reputation and engagement. Edelman’s Global President and CEO Richard Edelman will also be featuring as a keynote speaker at the World PR Forum.


Pre-sale registration for the World PR Forum is now available for GA association members until the 13 July, and with savings of up to $200 now is the time to register—don’t miss out!



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