Tentative Schedule

  • Keynote speaker- RenĂ© Siegel – CEO of Connext

    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Ballroom B

  • Diversity and Inclusion Panel

    9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.


    Camelia GendreauD&I, Cultural Communications Lead at HP
    Gail Bautista – Program Manager, Corporate Engineering Diversity, Inclusion & Outreach Programs at Google
    Jocelyn Arellano – PRSA SF D&I Director, Account Executive at Zeno Group
    Mariah Turner – Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, D&I at Intuit
    Rick Callendar – VP of NAACP of the California/ Nevada Conference – Chief of External Affairs at Santa Clara Water District 

  • Coffee Break

    10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Breakout Session

    10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    • Jolie Meschi – Philz Coffee, Store Marketing, Social Media, Special Events

    • Kimberly Veale – Corporate Communications Manager at Golden State Warriors

  • Lunch

    11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

  • Workshops

    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    • Anthony Baldini Head Strategist at Athlete Strategies

    • Jasmine Garcia – Creative Communications Manager at Connext
      Shandy Dunn – President of Connext

    • Priya Ramesh- President and Founder of CEO Communications LLC

  • Leadership Summit

    2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


    Jacqueline Barraza – PRSSA National VP of Career Services

  • Agency Panel

    3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


    Andy Lutzky – SVP, Head of Consumer Tech at Edelman
    Irma Guardado – Associate at Weber Shandwick
    Melissa Lewelling – Account Manager at The Hoffman Agency
    RJ Jovellanos – Senior Account Executive at Ogilvy

  • Closing

    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.