The IPR Research Symposium is our special way of saying thank you to our supporters. Attendees are invited to listen to and discuss the latest public relations research findings with authors, fellow practitioners and educators. There is no charge to attend this event. #IPRBeijing17
Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 8 am – 12 pm UTC
The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China
The Office Park, Tower AB, 6th Floor
No. 10 Jintongxi Road, Beijing, 100020
Thanks to our partner:
Sarab Kochhar is the Director of Research for the Institute for Public Relations. Dr. Kochhar has been Director of Research with the Institute for Public Relations since 2014. Her background includes not only significant academic achievements (including a Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida) but also significant practical experience working in public relations in her native India and in the US. She held a major communications position with the Indian government, worked with the Oklahoma Department of Architecture and has held affiliations with Ketchum and Burson-Marsteller. She is also the associate director of measurement and analytics at APCO Worldwide.
Gary Li is an associate director at APCO Worldwide’s Beijing office. Previously, he has worked for a number of consultancies in both London and Beijing, where he specialized in the analysis of the energy, aerospace & defense, and maritime sectors. In London, Mr. Li was in charge of, and developed methodologies for, the overall business intelligence collection efforts for a political risk consultancy which involved policy monitoring on a global scale. He is an experienced political risk analyst and routinely briefed C-suite audiences as well as Lloyd’s of London on Chinese policy as well as commercial risks.
Jim Lin is the lead for Brand, Communications and Citizenship for IBM in China. His was previously the Senior Director of Corporate Communications for Oracle. Prior to that, he was a Public Relations Manager for Microsoft in China.
Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, is the President and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), and was formerly a university professor. She has more than 100 research presentations and academic publications in books and journals with her research broadly focusing on social media with specializations in mobile technologies, engagement, and reputation. She is on the editorial review board of several academic journals and industry boards.