The 17th Global Communication Conclave, organised by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) in collaboration with the Public Relations Society Delhi (PRSD), will be hosted on September 21 and 22, 2023 in New Delhi.
Former Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and KC Tyagi, Ex MP/Special Advisor and Chief Spokesperson, Janta Dal United, will be the guests of honour.
Dr. Vijay Pothukuchi, Chairman at a number of companies in India and abroad, will deliver the opening address. Diplomats from various countries including embassies of Austria, Egypt, Israel, Switzerland and the Philippines are expected to participate, informed a PRCI statement.
Day one will see the Chanakya Award Ceremony where senior professionals will be honoured. Among awardees will be Dr. Sambit Patra, Chairman, ITDC; Jual Oram, MP and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence; and Prof. Dr. K. Venugopal, Former VC, Bangalore University.
Under the theme ‘Building Trust in the Digital Age’, the conclave will focus on the challenges of trust in our digital-centric era, including data breaches, privacy concerns, and more.
The event will feature sessions and discussions on topics like the Ethical Implications of Digital Transformation, Reinventing Culture in a Digital Age, and Maintaining the Human Element in Public Relations. Additionally, the conclave will induct individuals into the ‘PR Hall of Fame’ and present the PRCI Excellence for Corporate Collaterals.
MB Jayaram, PRCI Chief Mentor and Chairman Emeritus, said, “We have invited top-notch speakers and experts from around the world to participate in the 17th Global Communication Conclave. Over 250 corporate communication experts and high-end professionals will be attending this mega event. Our esteemed speakers will share their thoughts on building trust and transparency in the digital age, as well as discuss social media marketing and effective communication strategies.”
SS Rao, Chairman of the Public Relations Society Delhi, added, “The 17th Global Communication Conclave will facilitate insightful discussions engaging experts from around the world.”
Among speakers will be Dr. Pavan Duggal, Chairman, International Commission on Cyber Security Law; Bhaskar Majumdar, Head Marketing Communication CSR, and Digital, EGI India and South Asia; Samanyou Garg, Founder & CEO, Writesonic; Dr Samir Kapur, Director, Adfactors PR; Rajeev Dubey, Head of Media, Dabur; Nitin Mantri, Group CEO, Avian WE; Akanksha Jain, Head of PR and Communication, BharatPe; Sanjeev Handa, Head (CC), Maruti Suzuki; Sweta Mohanty, Chairperson, Millennial Board, Adfactors PR; Indu Sharma, Senior GM (Corp Comm) Schneider Electric; Aakriti Bhargava, Co-founder, Wizikey; Jyotsana Dash Nanda, AVP, (Corp Comm) DS Group; Sister BK Vidhatri of Brahmakumaris; Priti Setia, Vice President, Frontier Technology Practice, Adfactors PR; Kanti Dey, Vice President, PR & Corporate Communications, MobiKwik; Yatin Naik, Business Head for Innovation and New Business, HT Media; Jitender Bhargava, Former ED, Air India; Sudeep Purkayastha, Executive Vice President/Head (Corporate and Brand Communications) Jindal Steel & Power; Anita Nayyar, COO Media & Communication, Patanjali Ayurved; Vijay Lokapally, Former Deputy Editor, The Hindu – Sportstar; Abinash Manghani, CEO, ITC Welcom Heritage Hotels; and C Lekha, Vice President, Corporate Communications & Brand Reputation, Indigo Airlines.
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