Join us in-person or virtually for the 2020 Annual KRPA-MRPA Executive Forum. This dynamic leadership conference targets directors, assistant directors, managers and professionals in key decision making positions within public agencies in Missouri and Kansas providing parks, recreation and similar community services.
Date: September 23, 2020 9 am-3:30 pm
In-Person Location: Lenexa Community Forum
Guest Speaker: Richard Brundage
This year, a few special options are available. Attendees can choose between the in-person option in Lenexa or a live virtual option, and you or your agency can purchase individual registrations or take advantage of the buy 3 registrations and get 1 FREE deal.
Richard Brundage is the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Heart In Communicating, and the new Vietnam novel, The Five O’clock Follies under consideration as a motion picture. He is one of the world’s premiere crisis communicators and media response trainers, an award-winning television director, former anchor and correspondent. His seminar,Crisis Communications and Media Response Training for Today's Leaders, is being taught to audiences around the world.
8:30am- 9:00am- Registration Opens for In-Person
Richard Brundage will pull from his stories from a lifetime in front of and behind the cameras to teach participants how to :
10:30 am- 10:45 am- Morning Break
10:45 am- 12:00 pm- Session II
During this session, Brundage will teach participants:
12:00 pm- 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm- 2:00 pm- Session III: "Case Study" analysis
During this session, participants will be divided into small groups and given case studies on which they will prepare responses for. Each case study will represent a real situation, which if improperly responded to, would leave a negative impact on the organization involved. Individual interviews will begin and will be critiqued.
2:00 pm- 2:15 pm - Afternoon Break
2:15 pm- 3:15 pm - Session IV: "Case Studies" Continue
During this final session, the "Case Studies" continue with on-camera exercises. Video interviews are played back and critiques are given by instructor. Concentrates on "theme building" and sound bite techniques for print, radio and television. Participants will then learn how to conduct a "News Conference", including preparing an opening statement, and fielding questions from reporters.
3:20 pm- 3:30 pm- Final Remarks