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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

1 - 4 p.m.
Registration (Morris Inn)

4 - 5 p.m.
Campus Tour (Meet at Morris Inn lobby)

5 p.m. 
Reception (Seven on 9 at Corbett Family Hall)

6:30 p.m. 
Dinner (Foley's in O'Neill Hall)


Thursday, July 18, 2019

Conference sessions, breakfast and lunch will be held at the Morris Inn.

8 - 9 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast

9 a.m.
Welcome to Huddle 2019
Sue Ryan and Andy Fuller, University of Notre Dame

9:45 a.m.
Internal Communications panel discussion
Jane Calloway, University of North Carolina; Leanora Minai, Duke University; Abby Cole, Marquette University; Elizabeth Clements, DePaul University

11 a.m.
Connecting faculty to media 
Shannon Pesek and Kayla Stoner, Northwestern University


1:30 p.m.
Crisis communications panel
Geoffrey Mock, Duke University; Elizabeth Clements, DePaul University; Dennis Brown and Colleen Sharkey, University of Notre Dame

3 p.m.
Narrative storytelling
Greg Trevor, University of Georgia

5 p.m.
Happy hour (Eck Visitors Center)
Sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America Counselors to Higher Education

Dinner on your own


Friday, July 19, 2019

Conference sessions and breakfast will be held at the Stayer Center.

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m.
Social media done smart
Kelly Bennett, Miami University (OH); Michelle Young, University of South Florida

9:45 a.m.
Improving Web Performance in a Mobile World 
Erik Runyon, University of Notre Dame

11 a.m.
Roundtable Round-up (Join a conversation at a table of your choice!)
Analytics, crisis communications, marketing communications, news websites, organizational charts, podcasting, project management, and social media

Box lunch (Grab and go)


Note: Thursday's conference sessions will be held at the Morris Inn, while Friday's sessions will be held at the Stayer Center. Sessions will be approximately one hour, with time for networking and Q&A built in between each session.

See the Travel & Accommodations page for more information on getting to Notre Dame. A shuttle will be available for attendees from the Embassy Suites to conference sessions, though both conference locations are within easy walking distance.

Shuttle Schedule
8:00 and 8:30 AM Embassy to Morris; 
4:15 Morris to Embassy, 5:00 PM Embassy to Morris

7:30 and 8:00 AM Embassy to Stayer Center


Andy Fuller, Notre Dame director of strategic content:

Sue Ryan, Notre Dame director of media relations:

Gwen O'Brien, Notre Dame associate director of internal communications: