Survival communications for water professionals

The Water Environment Federations (WEF) invites water quality professionals to attend a new communications workshop, Survival Communications for Water Professionals, scheduled for June 6, 2003 at the Harvey Hotel � DFW Airport in Irving, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth area).

SURVIVAL COMMUNICATIONS FOR WATER ROFESSIONALS

(Alexandria, Va.) The Water Environment Federations (WEF) invites water quality professionals to attend a new communications workshop, Survival Communications for Water Professionals, scheduled for June 6, 2003 at the Harvey Hotel � DFW Airport in Irving, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth area).

The interactive, one-day workshop will be held in conjunction with the Stockholm Junior Water Prize U.S. National Competition (June 5-7) and is designed to help participants develop the skills to communicate current industry efforts to protect public health and the environment, thus increasing the public's support.

Topics will include: communications strategy, outreach tools, face-to-face interactions, advisory committees, media interaction, and conflict resolution.

Workshop participants will learn how to develop a model program shaped to their organization and receive numerous workshop materials, including a copy of the Water Environment Federation's Survival Guide: Public Communications for Water Professionals ($50 value). The editor and primary contributors to the publication will present the workshop.

Those encouraged to attend include: utility managers; executives, and board members; water and wastewater professionals; wastewater professionals; consultants; public information professionals and managers; and anyone who interacts with the public on a regular basis.

Please visit the events page on WEF website www.wef.org to obtain additional information and registration materials [the following link will take you directly to the brochure: http://www.wef.org/conferences/workshop_semin/].

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