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Laurie Richards
Media Training Monday, March 25, 2019;  08:00 AM-05:00 PM On-the-Record Media Training
Monday, March 25; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Industry leaders, product managers, executives and others who see the value in capitalizing on the opportunity to use the media to build credibility and awareness will learn how reporters think, what they're looking for and what they hate. Know your rights and how to exercise them, plus get ready for a variety of interview situations with videotaped practice sessions including a mix of friendly and hostile experiences.

Media Strategies for ABC Chapters (only 40 seats)
Tuesday, March 26; 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Is your chapter seen as a credible, reliable source by local and regional media? Develop a strategy to position your chapter as a sought-after media source to generate positive news coverage. Learn what is news—and what isn’t (tip: your convention is not news). Discover how to make your story newsworthy, choose the most appropriate person for the interview and prepare that person to effectively represent you, the chapter, their company and the industry. 
Steve Wiltshire
The Road to World-class Safety: ABC’s Safety Academy Tuesday, March 26, 2019;  08:30 AM-12:00 PM The ABC Safety Academy is designed to help attendees understand the importance of leadership commitment, cultural transformation and the safety management process in achieving a world-class safety culture. The academy goes beyond the technical side of safety and explores the emotional and behavioral components that take safety from one of many priorities to the core value upon which all decisions are based. 

Day One
Tuesday, March 26;  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two
Wednesday, March 27;  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Three
Thursday, March 28;  8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
ABC Safety Academy Facilitator Orientation*

To facilitate the ABC Safety Academy, a candidate must have completed all four sections of the academy and be able to deliver a safety discussion during the course. Facilitator qualifications include intermediate-to-advanced experience in classroom management and presentation skills, an uncompromising attitude toward safety performance, working knowledge of STEP and the SPR and time and experience in the field with responsibility for safety performance. 
*Open only to those who attended ABC's Safety Academy at Convention 
Wally Adamchik
ABC Apprenticeship Trustee Academy Wednesday, March 27, 2019;  08:30 AM-12:00 PM The ABC Apprenticeship Trustee Academy will provide new and current apprenticeship trustees with the knowledge and tools to effectively lead the essential programs that develop our future construction professionals. In addition to world class trustee development, the academy provides the unique opportunity to network with fellow merit-shop trustees from across the association and witness the premiere craft competition in the construction industry at ABC’s National Craft Championships.

Day One (CAPACITY FULL – contact to be put on the wait list.)
Wednesday, March 27; 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Day Two (CAPACITY FULL – contact to be put on the wait list.)
Thursday, March 28; 8:30-11:30 a.m.

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