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DC Net Impact & Weber Shandwick present: Climate Communications Challenges

THIS PANEL IS OPEN; REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE: http://climatecommschallenges.eventbrite.com/

Join DC Net Impact and Weber Shandwick Social Impact Oct. 18th for a discussion on the challenges surrounding communicating on and advocating for climate change-related issues.

In the face of difficult economic circumstances, political polarization and the challenge of keeping energy affordable, communicating the potential impacts of climate change can be difficult. Come hear a variety of perspectives from the political, corporate and nonprofit sectors on what strategies they’ve used to translate this complex issue into understandable and persuasive terms, and what strategies have been successful in their pursuit to bring stakeholders into the cause.

SCHEDULE:
6:00-6:30PM: Networking and refreshments
6:30-7:30PM: Discussion
7:30-8:00PM: Audience Q&A

MODERATOR:
Cindy Drucker, Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Weber Shandwick

PANELISTS:
Mark Grundy, Vice President of Communications, Carbon War Room
Alex Bozmoski, Director of Strategy & Operations, Energy & Enterprise Initiative
Third panelist to be announced

ABOUT WEBER SHANDWICK SOCIAL IMPACT: Weber Shandwick’s Social Impact practice is a global agency team that builds integrated and insight-driven communications programs to spur engagement on pressing social issues. The group partners with corporations, nonprofits and foundations to develop strategic platforms and campaigns that reach key audiences with resonant and actionable messages on corporate social responsibility and social issues spanning global development, global health, education, and sustainability, among others.

WHERE: Weber Shandwick offices,[masked]th Street, NW, Washington, DC; event will be held in Weber Shandwick's Event Center on the 5th floor.

DIRECTIONS: In the spirit of sustainability, we encourage you to use public transport:
METRO – Gallery Place/Chinatown (Red/Yellow/Green lines) or Metro Center (Red/Orange/Blue lines)
If taking public transport is not possible, limited street parking is available nearby.

EVENT FEE: Free for DC Net Impact members, non-members and guests; refreshments will be provided.

TWITTER: We try to livetweet from our events whenever possible. Join us by tweeting to #DCNI #NetImpact. Our Twitter handle is @DC_Net_Impact, so be sure to follow us. For your convenience, we’re providing Twitter handles for our speakers whereever possible.

Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Ticket availability cannot be guaranteed onsite.

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