Events

CPRS Calgary presents a variety of events throughout the program year from September to June to teach, inform, inspire and connect.

Professional development and networking events are offered catering to every stage of your career – from students to practitioners of all experience levels to senior independent consultants. Recent events have included thought-provoking international speakers, informative national webinars, practical hands-on workshops and career-building networking events.

Summer Social with AGM, June 23

Where: cSPACE King Edward, RGO Treehouse, 1721 29th Ave SW When: Thursday, June 23, 6pm Cost: Members: Appies, no drink tickets: $30; Appies, 1 drink: $37.50; Appies, 2 drinks: $45; Student members: Students, no drinks: $15, Students, 1 drink: $22.50; Students, 2 drinks:$30 CPRS Calgary’s AGM marks the end of the current program year and…

Beyond Land Acknowledgements: Creating Meaningful, Inclusive Communications, May 10

When: Tuesday May 10, 2022, 11:45 am – 1:15 pm Where: Online via Zoom Cost: CPRS members $20, CPRS student members $10, non-members $30 Register: https://bit.ly/397L0xd    As communicators, we have influence, privilege, and access to large audiences.  We also have a responsibility to be consciously inclusive of all cultures and nationalities.  CPRS Edmonton and…

What’s helpful from social media research? Apr 20

When: Wednesday April 20, 2022, 11:30 am– 12:30 pm Where: Online via Zoom Cost: CPRS Calgary Members: $10, CPRS Students: $5, Non-Members: $25 Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/whats-helpful-in-social-media-research-tickets-290948935097 Description: Dr. Ran Ju will present findings on social media from ten years of recent research. The findings provide a macro-level understanding of social media from a public relations perspective…

Putting Purpose in your Career, Apr 2

When: [NEW DATE] Saturday, April 2 Cost: $35 students; $50 members; $65 non-members (lunch and refreshments included) Where: Argyle, 206 – 1802 1 St NW, Calgary (in-person) | Note: This venue participates in the Alberta vaccine passport program; you will need to present your QR code showing full vaccination. We are monitoring public health guidelines…

Ethics in Communication and Public Relations, Feb 17

When: Thursday February 17, 2022, 12 noon – 1:15 pm  Where: Online via Zoom Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ethics-in-communication-and-public-relations-tickets-249057396377  Cost: CPRS Calgary and CPRS Edmonton Members: $10, Non-Members: $25, Students: $5 Description: Everyone thinks they know ethics, or how to handle an ethical situation… until they are confronted by an unexpected ethical dilemma. And every seasoned PR pro…

CPRS + IABC Holiday Celebration, Dec 3

When: Dec 3, 2021 When: 7:00 – 9:30 PM MST Where: Flower and Wolf Calgary, 255 Barclay Parade Southwest Cost: Appetizers, no drinks: $30; Appetizers & 2 drinks: $45 Join your colleagues from IABC and CPRS for our annual holiday gathering (let’s just forget 2020 happened, ok?). This celebration is open for members and future members, and…

APR Information Session, Nov 20

November 20, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (MST) via Zoom If you’re considering Accreditation with CPRS, this is your opportunity to ask all the questions. Please join CPRS Calgary Accreditation Chair, Kimberlee Jones, APR along with Lisa Rushka, APR and Ran Ju, Ph.D., APR as we talk about deadlines, expectations, study groups, the exam process…

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting, Nov 17

When: Wednesday, November 17, 12 noon-1:30 pm mountain time Where: Online Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/environmental-social-and-governance-esg-reporting-tickets-194614476137 Cost: CPRS Members $10, Non-Members $25, Students $5 The rise of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting has been meteoric over the past five years. ESG is the latest evolution of an old concept that asks companies to consider how they affect…

2021 Alberta Municipal Election Panel

When: Thursday, October 14, 12 noon-1:15 pm mountain time Where: Online Cost: PAAC or CPRS Members: $10, Non-Members: $15, Students: $5 Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2021-alberta-municipal-election-panel-tickets-177369465847 Co-sponsored by CRPS Calgary and the Public Affairs Association of Canada Alberta   Join our political panel for a discussion of the Calgary municipal election campaign and the Alberta referendum questions on…

Politics & PR: The Federal Canadian Election 2021 Edition

When: Thursday, September 16th, 5-6:30pm Where: Online Cost: Free for members! $10 for non-members. In considering the rising COVID case counts in Calgary, we have shifted to a virtual event for September, but hope to host an in-person gathering in October (stay tuned). In the meantime, please join us for a great September virtual session…