Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis Strategic Advocacy

Donna Law

Executive Director of Development and Government Relations · Southern Utah University

Specializing in legislative and regulatory policy, arts and non-profit management, and fund-raising in higher education

Non-Profit Administration Fund-raising in Higher Education Utah Politics Utah Legislative Body Utah Government Relations

Mary Bennett

Director of the Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Elham Ghashghai

Clinical Professor of Systems Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Policy Analysis Graduate and Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Architecture Design and Evaluation Government Relations Program Management

Gordon K. McIvor, Ph.D.

Executive Director · National Executive Forum on Public Property

Distinguished leader in the Canadian public relations and communications industry with a wealth of first hand experience

Strategic Communications Planning Media Relations Government Relations Corporate Public Materials Corporate Social Responsibility

Jean Valin

Principal · Valin Strategic Communications

Fellow CPRS, Principal of Valin Strategic Communications. Founding member and past chair of the Global Alliance.

Advocacy for Pr Strategic Communications Reputation Management Government Relations Corporate Social Responsibility

Teresa Di Felice

Assistant Vice President, Government and Community Relations · CAA South Central Ontario

Teresa oversees CAA SCO's advocacy and community relations efforts in Ontario.

Community & Government Relations Road Safety Policy Advocacy Towing Regulation Congestion Management

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

Joel Levesque, APR, FCPRS

Principal · Public Affairs Counsel

Independent public-affairs counsellor specializing in strategic communications and government-relations management

Strategic Communications Communications Training Crisis Communications Media Relations Government Relations

Stephen Lisonbee

Assistant Vice President of the Office of Regional Services · Southern Utah University

Specializing in workforce and economic development, community outreach, and leadership development

Partnership Development Workforce and Economic Development Leadership Development Community Outreach Government Relations

V. Peter Harder

Senior Policy Advisor · Dentons Canada LLP

Highly engaging speaker with over 30 years at the centre of Canadian law, government decision-making, foreign affairs & international trade.

International Trade Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Public Policy International Natural Resources and Infrastructure Cleantech

Carleen Carroll APR, FCPRS

Strategic Communications and Government Relations Consultant · Canadian Public Relations Society

One of Canada's leading municipal communicators building trustworthy relationships and great public policy through two-way communications

Strategic Communications Planning Relationship Building With Stakeholders Public Relations Best Practices Brand Identity and Brand Management Public Consultation and Community Engagement

Tiffany Gooch

Public Affairs Consultant · Enterprise

Tiffany is a government relations, political organization, and communications professional based in Toronto.

Government Relations & Public Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Women & Leadership Political Activism

John Davies

Founder and CEO · Davies Public Affairs

One of the nation's most respected communication strategists & an expert on building grassroots public support for controversial issues.

Strategic Communications and Grassroots Programs Building Public Support for Controversial Projects and Issues Crisis Communications Perception Persuasion

Glen Hodgson

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

Turning the Telescope Around: Get the bigger picture on how macroeconomics influences public policy and the financial health of your country

Economic Forecasting International Business Productivity and Innovation Economic Analysis

Kerri Froc

Postdoctoral Fellow · Carleton University

Kerri Froc's research interests include feminist legal theory and women's constitutional rights claims

Constitutional Law Government Relations Legal Research Legal Writing Administrative Law

Richard Newmyer

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Senior Lecturer specializing in administration, facilitation, community organizing, governmental relations, social advocacy, and fundraising

Strategic Planning Facilitation Leadership Management Administration

Debra Osburn

Vice President · University of Saskatchewan

Debra Osburn leads institutional strategies to enhance reputation, build effective relationships, and accrue public resources.

Strategic Communications Media Relations Creative Direction Government Relations Web Development

George Stamatis

Founder & CEO · The Stamatis Group

Community & Relationships Builder | Sales & Business Developer | Purpose-Driven Leader | Entrepreneur | Consultant | Child Rights Advocate

Community Builder Connector Relationship Child Trafficking Children's Rights

Jeffrey Morosoff

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Chair, Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. He blogs about the PR industry at publicrelationsnation.com

Public Relations Crisis Communication Reputation Management Community & Government Relations Public relations campaigns