The 2017 Spring Seminar addressed the issue of stakeholder activism and how it is affecting our businesses, economy and the world at large. The interactive and engaging workshops and sessions along with topic experts provided practical insight that helped attendees and their teams be more effective leaders and communicators.
Ethan McCarty of Bloomberg LP sat down with Interpublic Group (IPG)'s Heide Gardner, and Glassdoor's Dawn Lyon to chat about employee activism.
Fireside chat about CEO activism with Ethan Allen's CEO Farooq Kathwari
Farooq Kathwari, chairman, president, and CEO of Ethan Allen and co-chair of the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council shared an insider’s view of what CCOs can expect when their CEOs engage in activist causes, as well as his unique perspectives on how having strong values impacts leadership.
Students from DePaul University speak about their winning case study
Students from College of Communication - DePaul University speak about their winning case study on Apple's privacy and security battle with the FBI following the #SanBernardino shooting.
Insights from #PageSpring
The 2017 Spring Seminar addressed the issue of stakeholder activism and how it is affecting our businesses, economy and the world at large. Page's Eliot Mizrachi spoke with Weber Shandwick's CEO Andy Polansky, co-chair of the event about his thoughts and insights from #PageSpring
Statement on our Commitment to Truth and a Free and Fair Press
The Page Board approved a Statement on its Commitment to Truth and a Free and Fair Press. “The Page Society declares its support for journalists and public relations professionals who fearlessly fight for the truth, bring facts to light and hold government, business and other institutions accountable.” #PageSpring
Transparency, authenticity and civility in the era of activism
Aedhmar Hynes discussed transparency, authenticity and civility in the era of activism with columnist and political commentator Sally Kohn. #PageSpring
Transformed media landscape
Gary Sheffer, formerly GE's CCO, Page's President, Roger Bolton and Eliot Mizrachi, VP, communications and thought leadership at Page talk about the transformed media landscape. #PageSpring
Thinking the Unthinkable
Margery Kraus of APCO Worldwide spoke to Thinking the Unthinkable duo, Nik Gowing and Chris Langdon to help us better understand what leaders must do to operate in an era of intense pressure and volatility.
2019 Page International Exchange
The inaugural Page International Exchange focused on existential disruption and attendees heard from European leaders, CEOs and CCOs on how industry leaders in the region are managing a time of turbulent change in both business and communication. We’ll also discuss how the Page model driving change within organizations, in terms of the role of corporate brand, culture change, digital disruption, and corporate purpose.
2019 Page Spring Seminar
This year’s Spring Seminar comes at a moment of truth for the Chief Communications Officer. Following in-depth conversations with more than 100 CCOs from Google and General Motors to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Siemens, Page is preparing its latest research report, which will be previewed at the Spring Seminar.
2018 Page Annual Conference
The pressure on companies, and specifically their CEOs and CCOs, to engage with their publics on a range of social issues – from climate change to privacy, from immigration to gun control, from gay rights to racial bias – is more intense than ever. How do you determine if, when and how to engage?
2018 Page Spring Seminar
“When we started to think about the theme for this Spring Seminar, we heard from many of you that we really needed to shake things up and use this time to learn things that might be new to our thinking. Companies have been transformed or disrupted. Many have turned to design thinking to infuse their thinking about the future.
Latest from Page
Honoring Harold Burson, 1921-2020
To commemorate Harold Burson following his passing at age 98, we are republishing a past podcast featuring Harold’s conversation with Becky Edwards, now CCO of Schneider Electric, at the 2018 Page Spring Seminar. Harold explains why he’s bullish on the future of the communications, his roundabout path into the profession, and how the digital era has and will continue to reshape it.
A Conversation with Mike Wing, Page's Author
As The New CCO wraps up 2019, we sit down with Mike Wing, the lead writer of Page’s most seminal research reports, to discuss the common threads of the CCO role from our first publication in 2007 to the present.
Dealing with Deepfakes - Danielle Citron, Boston University
Professor Danielle Citron is the vice president of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and an expert in online privacy at the Boston University School of Law. She discusses deepfakes’ rise to prominence, their proliferation, the ongoing battle to regulate them through legislation and the best ways for us to steel our organizations against attacks.
The Payment Platform with a Purpose - Franz Paasche, PayPal
Purpose and values are often derided as corporate buzzwords or feel-good messaging. But for Franz Paasche, SVP of Corporate Affairs at PayPal, these foundational elements of corporate character are the lifeblood of the enterprise. They are what differentiates this financial disruptor from its peers.