PRIA NT presents: Of public relations and diplomacy – an evening with Marjorie and Ron

Connect with colleagues and be inspired

Marjorie Anderson and Ron Knight share their journey through public relations and diplomacy at a special event under the stars in Darwin on Tuesday 11 October.

Come and join us on the rooftop of the Zen Quarter to enjoy 270 degree views of the harbour while sipping on champagne and enjoying canapes. Once the sun sets, Marjorie and Ron will lead a discussion that focuses on public relations through the ages.

Marjorie and Ron have shared their lives and careers as colleagues at the Australian embassy in Washington, partners of Anderson Knight PR and Life Fellows of the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

In this special evening they will recall some of the events that have shaped public relations theory and practice in Australia.

Date Tuesday 11 October 2016
Time 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost PRIA Members $25
Non-members $30
Students $15*
Venue

Penthouse suite
Zen Quarter
6 Carey Street Darwin

Format Networking drinks
CPD Points 1

Who should attend? All public relations and communications professionals in the Darwin region

* Students can redeem their special price using the discount code NTSTUDENT when registering for this event.


MARJORIE ANDERSON AM LFPRIA (M.App Sc)

Marjorie Anderson has an extensive career in public relations spanning several decades. She worked for six successive Australian Ambassadors in Washington DC before returning to Australia to begin her own consultancy with Ron. Marjorie is a past national President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, Founding Chair of the PRIA National Education Committee and is currently Chair of the NSW Chapter of the College of Fellows. Last year she was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list as Member of the Order or Australia.


DR RON KNIGHT LFPRIA (MBA)

Ron Knight has been a public relations and marketing professional, research scientist, educator and diplomat through an extraordinary career. Prior to forming Anderson Knight in 1987 he worked as a research scientist and educator in New Zealand, the UK, USA and Australia and was posted as an Australian diplomat to the USA and Canada to cover minerals and energy affairs including international nuclear safeguards arrangements. He has been active in the Public Relations Institute of Australia for many years and has contributed to public relations education in Australia as a lecturer at tertiary institutions, particularly the University of Canberra.



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Event Location: Penthouse suite, Zen Quarter
Registrations Open: Tue, Sep 27 2016
Registrations Close: Wed, Oct 12 2016
Price: AU $ 30 (Inc. GST)

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