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Noteworthy events for the month ahead . . .

June is Gay and Lesbian Pride Month, National Safety Month, and Professional Wellness Month.

A few key general elections taking place in June: Latvia – president (June 3); Mexico – congress; Turkey – national assembly (June 7); and Denmark – parliament (June 18).

Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts the annual G7 Summit on June 7-8 in Schloss Elmau, south of Munich. Detailed agenda can be found here.

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Written on June 2nd, 2015 by
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Noteworthy events for the month ahead . . .

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May. For a list of events, click here.

In sports, two major events take place in May: The Kentucky Derby (May 2) and the French Open (May 24-June 7).

PRSA hosts a couple of events for agencies and corporate communicators. In Laguna, California, from May 3-5, “PR agency owners and senior counselors come together at the Counselors Academy Conference to learn new strategies for managing their operations, clients and employees.” Then, on May 18-19 in Chicago, PRSA hosts its Connect 15 Conference, which focuses on internal communications best practice.

The 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom to be decided on May 7 during its general election. More info here.

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Noteworthy events for the month ahead . . .earth-day

The month kicks off with April Fools’ Day. Here is a look-back at the biggest pranks in 2014.

April 9 marks the end of the Civil War, with Robert E. Lee’s surrender 150 years ago, as well as the assassination of Abraham Lincoln six days later.

Jakarta, Indonesia, plays host to the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2015 on April 19-21. The forum serves as a “platform for senior decision-makers from different sectors to explore how enhancing trust can improve regional cooperation and advance critical decisions for accelerating sustainable socio-economic development.”

Here are “5 tips to help you file taxes by April 15.”

The 119th Boston Marathon is held on April 20. More than 30,000 runners are expected at this year’s event.

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22. This year’s theme for Earth Day is “It’s Our Turn to Lead” to help create sustainable communities. Continue Reading »

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Noteworthy events for the month ahead. SpringForward

March is National Women’s History Month and this year’s theme, according to the National Women’s History Project, is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.”

The Economist hosts two important events in March. With the theme of “The Age of the Entrepreneurial CMO,” The Big Rethink 2015 (March 5) event convenes senior marketing executives, thought leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in New York to share actionable insights on winning in today’s global market. Then at Innovation Forum 2015 (March 26) in Chicago, The Economist convenes and facilitates conversations amongst Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and entrepreneurs on the topic of “how exponential technologies, frugal engineering and radical business models are disrupting top industries.”

Set your alarm to “spring forward” an hour on March 8 and be prepared to lose an hour of sleep.

Gorkana continues its “Connects” series with an “exclusive briefing with members of The Wall Street Journal Law Team on March 11.” Continue Reading »

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Noteworthy events for the month ahead.

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February is Black History Month and PBS has a full line-up of special programs for this month.

We kick off the month with the Seattle Seahawks defending their championship title against the New England Patriots in Arizona on Feb. 1. If watching grown men tackling each other is not your cup of tea, then perhaps check out Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl and Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl.

Conference season is in full swing at The Wall Street Journal. In the coming months you will see numerous high profile events, but let’s start with February. The CIO Network convenes chief information and technology officers from the world’s largest companies on Feb. 2-3 in San Diego. Speakers at this year’s conference include John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco and J. Craig Venter, Co-founder, Executive Chairman and CEO, Human Longevity Inc. (HLI).

If you’re in Los Angeles on Feb. 3, check out ENGAGE: The LA Digital Storytelling Conference. The conference looks at the intersection of the digital age and storytelling. Continue Reading »

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