“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.
What I hope…is that we will step out of our comfort zone and listen for new ideas and new ways of thinking about the future. I hope everyone will come away with at least three new ideas they can apply to their way of working that turbocharges their function.” – Margery Kraus
Understanding Blockchain: Opportunity or Threat?
Learn from world-renowned Blockchain experts about how this platform will impact payments, corporate and government processes, content and what CCOs need to know as this technology matures.
How Technology is Changing Everything, and What it Means for Us
Technology is radically changing how companies operate and how they interact with customers, transforming our work lives and consumer lives. Learn from an amazing panel of experts about the revolution under way and what this next wave of innovation means for us as communicators.
What CCOs Need to Know About the Future of Media
Channels of communication continue to change dramatically, but one thing will remain constant: the ability to communicate the right message to the right audience. As technology continues to transform our industry, we need to gain explicit knowledge of the options available to us. Our panelists explored the possibilities and practicalities of a profound media transformation and how to most effectively share our stories.
Workforce of the Future: How Will We Manage the Next Generation?
To meet the challenges of the future, we need to understand how to attract, engage and motivate our workforce. The Stillmans (father and son) engaged us in an interactive session that will help us better understand Gen Z and how they will change business and communication.
How AI is Shaping the Communications Industry
Do you think the internet and social media were game changers? Our world is facing a major disruptive force that promises to be even bigger than both. Artificial Intelligence is disrupting and transforming everything around us, and this imminent paradigm shift will have a huge impact across all sectors, including the media, and the communications industry.
Anticipating the Future: Applying Design Thinking
Creative competitiveness is essential in a world of disruption. Tim Brown – an icon in contemporary management circles – will lead an exploration into the impact of Design Thinking on business.
2018 Case Study Competition Award Winners
Two Brigham Young University students the Jack Koten Page Principles Case Study Award for their winning submission analyzing United Airlines’ crisis response to the viral incident of a passenger being forcibly removed from a 2017 flight.
Futureproof: How to Prepare You and Your Team
Disruption is coming fast and hard, virtually everywhere you look. To succeed, we need to understand the changes that are happening and how they will impact us over the long-term. We are constantly thinking about this, and about what our enterprises, our roles and our teams will look like in 10, 15, even 20 years.
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?
2017 Page Annual Conference
This conference explored the concept of community through a variety of perspectives, with a focus on what leaders and communicators can do to facilitate an open dialogue, build understanding and forge connection.
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.