Director of change management communications for a multibillion-dollar company, Katherine Sopranos plays a crucial role in her company’s behavior change management communications program and global leadership program for organizational change. Katherine Sopranos also maintains membership with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).
The 2016 IABC World Conference takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 5-8. The theme of the event is Rise: Innovating Global Communication. Attendees will participate in programs that aim to improve leadership and communication skills, employee engagement, marketing, and reputation. Courses slated for the conference include communication lessons from disruptive technologies and the use of innovation labs to engage and inspire. Depending on what a person wants to gain from the conference, he or she can select a specific track to ensure courses are applicable to their goals. Special keynotes will be given by FutureSight Labs founder Seth Mattison and Fortune’s senior editor-at-large Geoff Colvin.
Those interested in participating in the Annual General Meeting may do so by joining other professionals at the Hilton Riverside Hotel on Saturday, June 4. The meeting, which coincides with the conference, will provide eligible members the opportunity to vote on bylaw amendments and executive board elections.