2020 Keynote Speakers

Jim Lukaszewski

America’s Crisis Guru® Jim Lukaszewski will kick off the symposium with a powerful opening keynote: Getting Your Boss to Listen to You: How to Achieve More Access, Impact and

Lukaszewski has spent his career counseling leaders of all types who face challenging situations that often involve conflict, controversy, community action or activist opposition.




Tania Katan

Tania Katan, an inspirational speaker, creative consultant and co-creator of the #ItWasNeverADress campaign, will deliver a funny, thoughtful and dynamic closing keynote. As author of Creative Trespassing, Katan travels the world showing
individuals, teams and organizations how to experience the breakthroughs necessary to spark a creative revolution at work and in life.


2020 Presenter

Jessica Pucci

Back by popular demand, digital expert Jessica Pucci, ASU Assistant Dean, Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice, Data Analysis and Audience Engagement will share her unique insight and expertise to help guide your decisions on digital content.


2019 Presenter
2020 Panel

Learn from the best in the biz on managing messages in these extraordinary times. Three of Arizona’s top spokespeople will share their experiences with high profile crises, major events and emotionally-charged issues.

City of Phoenix Communications Director Julie Watters will moderate this engaging conversation with Jennifer Liewer, Executive Director for Community Relations at Tempe Union High School District, and David Leibowitz, Professional Storyteller.


Online Registration:
Opens at 9 a.m. on March 26
Event Details:
  • Registration: 9 a.m.

  • Program: 9:30 a.m.

  • Lunch provided

  • Attire: Business casual


Available on-site at the Heard Museum for free. Please plan to arrive early to give ample time to park and register.

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