PRINZ Conference 2016

PRINZ Conference 2016 'Challenge to Opportunity' was held at The Heritage Hotel Auckland on 12 & 13 May.

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#PRConf16 Speakers

Below are speaker presentations that have been made available to delegates and PRINZ members.

Judy Phair, President, PhairAdvantage communications on 'Technology, Trust and the Promise of Public Relations in a New World'

Paul Edwards, Group General Manager Corporate Communications, ANZ Bank on 'ANZ banks' move into corporate publishing'

Megan McPherson, Head of Communications, University of Otago on 'Online reputation management'

Anneke Pinker, Leadership and Development Consultant, Blacksmith, spoke on 'Stay fit to play - in life and work' with Catherine Etheredge, Head of Communications, New Zealand Superfund and Phil Johnstone, MPRINZ, Communications Consultant

Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First on 'Barbara Streisand's Blues: Rethinking how we move from Challenge to Opportunity'

Sean Smith, CEO, Isentia on 'PR perception and media realities'

Jacqueline Bourke, Senior Creative Insights Manager, London, Getty Images on 'Visual trends impacting brand conversations in 2016'. A similar webinar presentation has been made available to view online here

Chris Galloway, Senior Lecturer, Massey University on 'Turning points in crisis: spotting the road ahead' and 'Blood, bullets and bulletins: the ISIS media machine and what it means for PR'

Michael Ziviani, CEO, Precise Value on 'International best practice: strategies and planning for measurement'

Richard Spencer, Head of Digital, Isentia on 'Essential social media components for great a PR campaign'

Greg Fahey, General Manager, SweeneyVesty Auckland on 'Scooting onto the International Stage'

Stella Muller, MD, Bright Sunday and 4PI Marketing Communications on 'Meet Generation Aotearoa Pacific' - presentation to come

Phil Boeyen, Corporate Communications Manager NZ, Jetstar Airways on 'Jetstar: Low fares, Fast growth and why reputation is everyone's business'

Chris Savage, Business Growth Specialist, The Savage Company on 'How to keep yourself at the edge - Relevant, Effective, Wanted, Thriving'


Pete Burdon, Head Trainer, Media training NZ on 'Turning media interviews from challenges into opportunities'. Buy Pete's Media Training book here