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GMU’s Political and Policy Communications: Impact, Ethics and the Art of Persuasion

October 25, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:45 pm

On November 8, all eyes will be fixed on the Presidential election. At the 2016 Communications Forum, George Mason University will take a closer look at political and policy communications — what they entail and why it matters. Join us as a line-up of dynamic speakers, representing a wide array of professional backgrounds, share their thoughts, experiences and perspectives on the current state of political and policy related communications and what we can expect in the years to come.

Following the presentation, students will be invited to participate in a unique speed mentoring session with top professionals currently working in the field of strategic communications.

Featured speakers and panelists include:

Governor Martin O’Malley — Opening Keynote Speaker

Mark McKinnon, No Labels Co-founder, Co-creator of Showtime’s The Circus — Closing Keynote Speaker

Michael Shear, White House Correspondent, New York Times — Moderator

Tori Clarke, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs, SAP

Sarah Audelo, Political and Field Director, Rock the Vote

Linda Qiu, Staff Writer, PolitiFact

Professor Emily Vraga, George Mason University

More at: http://communication.gmu.edu/events/6170

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Date:
October 25, 2016
Time:
9:30 am - 12:45 pm
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Venue

Johnson Center