The 2018 Plank Summit on Diversity & Inclusion in Public Relations


The Plank Center Summit on Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations offers a unique opportunity to gain professional insights and to see, hear from and network with successful professionals, educators and students from underrepresented groups. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the barriers of D&I in the profession and best practices to develop and implement strategic programs to grow, mentor and retain diverse populations within the field.

Date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: DePaul Daley Building
247 South State St.
Chicago, IL 60604

Agenda: Download the agenda (PDF)

Cost: $100 includes a half-day workshop with keynote sessions, panel presentations, and breakfast and lunch.

Registration: Please use this link to register for the Summit.

Student Scholarships: Five students received travel scholarships to help further their professional development in areas of public relations leadership, mentorship and diversity and inclusion. Meet the five scholarship recipients.

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