September 19, 2017


Cutting-edge communications for research and policy: Taking events to the next level

start date: November 28, 2017 end date: December 11, 2017

Effective communication is central to being a successful think tank or advocacy group. It is a critical part of shaping policy and practice. It ensures that research is relevant and helps evidence get to decision-makers when they need it, and how they need it.

Each unit in our long course, Cutting-edge communications for research and policy, has been specially crafted by our trainers to focus on a particular aspect of strategy, channels or MEL in think tank communications. Participants will walk away with a comprehensive set of resources to help them put their learning into practice.

Join us for Unit 7 and learn more about: Taking events to the next level

Webinar date: 28 November

This unit will:

  • Outline the different types of events you can choose from (keynote, panel, series, alternative events, etc.).
  • Explain how to plan and run events successful events through the use of standard checklists, and guidelines for speakers and chairs.
  • Explain how to run a successful ‘media roundtable’ and why this event format is so important for creating and maintaining relationships with journalist.
  • Teach you how to reach more people through live streaming.

Trainers: Jeff Knezovich and Carolina Kern

You can register for as many individual units as you want. Check out what’s next.