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Gretchen Johnson


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Business Initiatives to Combat Anti-Americanism

Symposium on April 28

The Corporate Communication Institute (CCI) at Fairleigh Dickinson University in partnership with Business for Diplomatic Action will sponsor a CCI Symposium on Reputation: Business Initiatives to Combat Anti-Americanism, Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 a.m. in the Library of the College at Florham, Madison, New Jersey.

Keynote speakers are Thomas A. W. Miller, Managing Director of NOP World, responsible for Roper Reports and Roper Reports Worldwide and Keith Reinhard, President, Business for Diplomatic Action and Chairman of DDB Worldwide. Miller will address the latest research on the U.S.’s reputation abroad, and Reinhard will explore business initiatives to improve America’s reputation.

A panel discussion will follow with remarks by William P. Underwood, Executive Director, Business Council for the United Nations, Michael B. Sperling, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Global Learning at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Gary Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop, and Peter Hirsch, Executive Vice President, Corporate/Public Affairs, Porter Novelli. Michael B. Goodman, Director of the Corporate Communication Institute will moderate the panel discussion.

CCI’s Symposium Series is designed for corporate communication practitioners, community relations managers, and investor relations specialists charged with corporate communication issues, and for corporate officers speaking for and representing their corporations to multiple stakeholders. Practitioners, scholars, and graduate students in related disciplines are also encouraged to attend.

Registration and payment is requested in advance of the program date. To register contact the Corporate Communication Institute at 973-443-8709 or email cci@corporatecomm.org.

The Corporate Communication Institute provides a world-class, research driven teaching program on the best practices and theory of the profession for corporate practitioners, scholars, policy makers and the general public. Business for Diplomatic Action was founded to be a force to spearhead change by U.S.-based multinational businesses to better communicate universal values, increase social capital, and build lasting, enriching partnerships with local communities around the world.
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