Upcoming Meetings

Feb 8

Social Media & Digital Marketing Round Table

This will be a casual round table on the topic of social media and digital marketing.


Feb 20

Everything Speaks: How Communications and Culture Can Produce Wildly Successful Business Results

This lunch and learn will explore how to create meaningful cultures and powerful communications that produce incredible results.


Mar 20

Make 90 Seconds Last a Month

The Story Behind Adweek’s #1 Super Bowl Ad


Crisis-Savvy Communication

November 28, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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University of Denver, University Hall
2197 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208

Course Description

Twitterstorm or tropical storm – A crisis can take many forms and happens with little or no notice. Is your company ready? Are you? 

Why Attend?

Find out what you can do to prepare for a crisis and how to weather the storm when it hits.


Deb HilemanDeb Hileman, President and CEO
Institute for Crisis Management
A business leader and certified strategic communication management professional (SCMP) with 30+ years’ experience in public and private companies and non-profit organizations, Hileman is a FEMA-trained Incident Commander with experience as a national EMS public information officer during five major hurricanes.

Jo SolinkaJo Solonika, Vice President Corporate Communications
With 25 years’ experience, Solonika is a corporate communications and marketing professional known for improving business results and driving brand awareness. Prior to CoBank, she led corporate communications and content marketing at IHS Markit, and has served in similar roles for other large organizations.


Skip Thurman

Skip Thurman, Vice President of Communications  
Thurman is a veteran media specialist who has served in senior communications roles in Fortune 500 companies. Prior to DaVita, he covered Washington, D.C., and all facets of policy, law and national crises from the White House for The Christian Science Monitor and MSNBC.



$30.00 Member Registration

$25.00 Student/Faculty Registration

$45.00 Non-Member Registration