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    Keynotes with:
    David Litt David Litt, former speechwriter for President Obama and current head writer for Funny or Die
    Lessons learned from Between Two Ferns: Use humor to make your point
    Michael Flynn Michael Flynn, former deputy director of speechwriting for Vice President Biden and current principal at West Wing Writers
    Your story is your strategy: How to capture attention and inspire action
    Breakout sessions with:
    Rachel Wallace U.S. State Department
    Rachel Wallace, speechwriter and press advisor for Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues
    The power of the pen: 3 ways speechwriters can lead
    William Smith THE COCA-COLA COMPANY
    William Smith, leadership communications director
    Leadership communications: How to build a powerful platform that makes your boss (and you) wildly successful
    Judith Narang GENENTECH/ROCHE
    Judith Narang, senior director of communications
    A tale of two CEOs: Match your speech to the personality
    Jeff Opperman PACE UNIVERSITY
    Jeff Opperman, director of executive communications
    Why executive communication strategies differ from all other strategies
    Nina Anand U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
    Nina Anand, speechwriter
    Panel: How to overcome the two perennial dilemmas of (1) access to your leader and (2) the dreaded approval process
    Daniel Ginsburg KPMG LLP
    Daniel Ginsburg, executive director of corporate and functional communications
    Panel: How to overcome the two perennial dilemmas of (1) access to your leader and (2) the dreaded approval process
    Daron Christopher U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    Daron Christopher, speechwriter
    Panel: How to overcome the two perennial dilemmas of (1) access to your leader and (2) the dreaded approval process
    Christian Nwachukwu U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
    Christian Nwachukwu Jr., deputy director of speechwriting
    Panel: Unlikely sources of inspiration for your speeches process
    Eric Kleiman Biotechnology Innovation Organization
    Eric Kleiman, executive speechwriter to the president and CEO
    Panel: Unlikely sources of inspiration for your speeches process
    Pre-conference workshops with:
    Douglass Hatcher MASTERCARD
    Douglass Hatcher, vice president of executive communications
    Guide to really good storytelling: The art & science of making things matter
    Rob Friedman ELI LILLY AND COMPANY (FORMERLY)
    Rob Friedman, retired senior director of executive communications
    How to create a compelling TED Talk
    Tom Mucciolo MEDIANET, INC.
    Tom Mucciolo, president
    Visually speaking: How to make your speech shine when it's delivered the way you wrote it