Archive for posts on ‘speaking platforms’

The top global trends in public relations today

I was in Seoul recently, addressing Kia Motors Corporation’s global public relations conference on the top trends in the world of PR. In my role as Kia’s first international communications counsel starting in 2002, […]

Posted December 3, 2014

Worldwide communication for Asian MNCs: PR’s next big thing?

I was honoured to be the lead-off speaker at this year’s ICCO Global Summit in New Delhi on the topic of “Worldwide communication for Asian multinationals: PR’s next big thing?” Almost 200 companies […]

Posted October 9, 2014

Overseas communications for Chinese multinationals

I was honoured to speak in Beijing to the China Going Global Think Tank summit on the topic of “Overseas corporate communications for Chinese companies: promoting image > protecting reputation.” Over 12 years in […]

Posted March 20, 2014

The 12 Truths of Modern PR

Today I spoke at the Dow Jones forum in Korea: “Information Explosion: from Burden to Blessing.” See below for a copy of my presentation: View more presentations from Robert Pickard.

Posted October 11, 2011

“Who’s afraid of social media?” speech in Greece

A few months ago, Maria Lazarimou, CEO of Advocate Burson-Marsteller invited me to speak at the “Who’s afraid of social media?” conference in Athens, Greece hosted by the Institute of Communication. Here […]

Posted November 12, 2010

Image and reputation in the age of digital communication

This morning I delivered this presentation to the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. We discussed the crafting and co-creation of persuasive narratives, digital storytelling through the newsfeed with stakeholders, the production […]

Posted September 1, 2010

Executive MBA lecture at Nanyang Business School

On July 27th I was honoured to guest lecture executive MBA students in Martin Roll’s class at Nanyang Business School. I talked about the scientific roots of the PR profession, putting the […]

Posted August 2, 2010

How the art of PR is becoming a science

On April 23rd, I gave a speech to the 5th Annual Opinion Mining Workshop in Seoul. Attended by 150 academics, marketers, and social media thought leaders, the event was hosted by Daumsoft, […]

Posted April 24, 2010

18 lessons learned after 18 years in the PR world

Lately I wrote an article about 18 reflections after 18 months away from PR. Sticking with the ’18’ theme, I am posting a PowerPoint presentation delivered to the staff of Edelman Japan […]

Posted January 9, 2010

Guest lecture to PR students in Hong Kong

On November 10th, I was honoured to address PR students in the Communications School of Hong Kong Baptist University. I was invited and hosted by the distinguished Dr. Flora Hung as well […]

Posted November 26, 2009