Speeches and Seminars

Written and presented by Sandra Thornton

Issues and Reputation Management 13th Crisis Communications Conference, Federated Press Edmonton, October 2012
Keeping the Inside Onside In the Spotlight: High Intensity Public Relations Winnipeg, September 2011
Media Relations Training Presented for Municipal Council and Management for the County of Grande Prairie Grande Prairie, February 2011
Canadian Women in Communications 7th Annual Key Communications
Luncheon
Edmonton, March 2011
Media Coaching for a New Council Alberta Municipal Communicaitons Fall Conference Edmonton, September 2010
Acquisition Communications Framework Process Fourth Annual Alberta Communicators Forum Calgary, February 2009
Developing Effective Internal Communications to Engage Employees Canadian Institute, Turnover and Retirement Edmonton, May 2008
Communicating Mergers & Acquisitions Federated Press 3rd Annual Employee Communications Course Calgary, May 2007
Engaging Employees Through CEO and Executive Communications CommsCanada 2006 Toronto, November 2006
Use and Abuse of Email and Internet International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 37th Canadian Benefits Conference Orlando, November 2003
Why Communication Fails International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 37th Canadian Benefits Conference
Growing, Changing, Communicating Professional Development breakfast Edmonton, October 2002
Dealing With Difficult Audiences International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 35th Canadian Benefits Conference Halifax, August 2002
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 37th Canadian Benefits Conference Las Vegas, November 2004
Ten Things Trustees Need to Know About Communications International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 33rd Canadian Benefits Conference San Francisco, November 2000
Crisis Communications for Benefit Plans International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 33rd Canadian Benefits Conference San Francisco, November 2000
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 35th Canadian Benefits Conference Halifax, August 2002
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 37th Canadian Benefits Conference Las Vegas, November 2004
Assessing Your Technology Options for Internal Communications Canadian Institute Conference on Internal Communications in the Public Sector Ottawa, November 2000
How to Implement an Effective Communications Program International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 32nd Canadian Benefits Conference Quebec City, Quebec, August 1999
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 31st Canadian Benefits Conference Las Vegas, October 1998
Excellence in Pension and Benefits Communication International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans 31st Canadian Benefits Conference Las Vegas, October 1998
Networking as Part of Your Marketing Plan Caribbean Cruise Lines, Training at Sea Bermuda, October 2000
Occupational Health Nurses of Alberta Edmonton, March 1998
Alberta Library Conference 97 Jasper, Alberta, May 1997
Vitalize 96, Provincial Volunteer Conference Edmonton, June 1996
Vitalize 95, Provincial Volunteer Conference Calgary, June 1995
Top Notch Marketing Materials on a Bare Bones Budget Vitalize 96, Provincial Volunteer Conference Edmonton, June 1996
Vitalize 95, Provincial Volunteer Conference Calgary, June 1995
The Virtual Workplace 1999 Employee Development Conference Edmonton, May 1999
Personnel Administration Office, Futurework Series Edmonton, November 1995
Life Long Learning Connecting Women St. Albert, January 1995
Executive Women International Edmonton, February 1995
Mayfield Rotary Club Edmonton, November 1994