MANILA - To celebrate the ASEAN's 50th Anniversary, ASEAN PR Network and the Global Alliance of Public Relations and Communications Management will host the ASEAN PR Conference 2017. This first-ever public relations conference on a global scale in Asia, will take place on the September 20 to 23, 2017 at The Trans Resort, Bali. With the theme "Communicating ASEAN's Global Competitiveness," the conference will put together a road map on how PR and communications can help ASEAN generate better recognition among the global and regional communities of nations.
The 3-day conference will bring about 36 major figures across the region, including Indonesia, Singapore, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Australia.
To talk from the Philippines are Bong R. Osorio, Corporate Communications Director/Consultant of the Dentsu Aegis Network, former VP/Head of Corporate Communications of ABS-CBN Corporation and president of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) and Malou Tiquia, President and CEO of PubliCus Asia, Inc. Osorio will explain PR competencies and abilities in ASEAN, while Tyquia will talk about political communications in ASEAN.
H.E. Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Information Technology (Indonesia), will speak from an Indonesian perspective about communicating in public sphere to remedy digital radicalism and how ICT can use public relations to foster public and small business startups in ASEAN.
Tito Karnavian, National Police Chief of Indonesia, will talk about Cyber Crime Preventional Education. Educating the people to be cyber courteous and how PR and communications can help the public build cyber literacy and courtesy.
Chairul Tanjung, CEO of CT Corp and former Coordinating Minister of Economic of Indonesia, will explain PR, Media landscape in Indonesia and Business Communication Leadership.
Prof. Gregor Halff, Professor and Deputy Dean at Singapore Management University & Co-Chair ASEAN PR Conference Committee, will discuss how association leaders sustain their associations and business.
Krishnasamy Bhavani, Managing Director International PR Training Pte Ltd, Former President of the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore and APRN Honorary Council Member (Singapore) will share her thoughts on the reshaping of ASEAN's image in a global community.
Nutthaboon Pornrattanacharoen, Vice President, Academics, Thailand PR Association, will deal with the refining of ASEAN brand in a global context.
Jennifer Muir, National President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia & Chief Counsel Primary Communication (Australia), will expound on how to build a strong reputation in a competitive world.
H.E. Mr. Xu Bu -- Ambassador of China to ASEAN Mission (China) will articulate the challenges to investor relations in a rising ASEAN region.
The conference will commence with a special workshop for leaders of regional PR associations, a presentation session for research papers from the academic communities, a Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner, and Cultural Night. Around 150 top brains in the field of Public Relations and Communication will convene at the three-day event at The Trans Resort in Seminyak area. Single-day and three-day passes are available.
For more information, visit www.aseanprconference.com.