October 15, 2018

WWEST and eng•cite would like to invite any interested community groups to send delegates to the Community Partners workshop.

Date and Time: Monday, October 15, 2018, 11:00am-4:00pm 
Location: Wayne and William White Engineering Design Centre, 2345 East Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 (Click here for a map of the UBC campus)
RSVP: please contact wwest_partners@sfu.ca

Travel subsidies are available for those from outside the Lower Mainland, please contact wwest_partners@sfu.ca


11:00 am Registration begins
11:30 am Welcome from WWEST and eng•cite
12:00 pm Networking Lunch (plus feedback for current applicants)
2:00 pm
Branding and Communications Workshop by Robyn Quinn
3:00 pm
Wrap-up and networking
4:00 pm Event ends

Those organizations who have submitted an abstract for our Funding Program will get feedback on their abstracts during lunch.

Robyn Quinn is President of Big Bang Communications and a dynamic corporate communications professional. Her experience over 20 years includes military, technology, government, not-for-profit, higher education, infrastructure and transportation sectors.  She currently teaches media relations, content strategy and writing and is a frequent speaker on digital communications and social media for Chambers, associations, universities and business groups. Recently Robyn developed and launched a leadership conference for women in STEM, Leading the Way, which generated media coverage and positive profile for the organizing group, iWIST.

A graduate of Royal Roads University (Masters Professional Communications) She is a long-time accredited member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and serves as Presiding Officer for CPRS National Major Awards.  As a passionate communicator and content strategist – Robyn works with clients to create powerful connections with target audiences.

Robyn currently chairs Island Women in Science and Technology (iWIST) and serves on the Broadmead Care Society Board of Directors.

Connect with Robyn on Twitter at @PR4Science or on LinkedIn.