Presentation Handouts For: Y21CN0VC


Thank you for attending Ragan's 2021 Internal Communications and Culture Next Practices Conference. Below are the slide decks from the presentations.

Please note: there are no slides from panel sessions or fireside chats.


Wednesday, Feb. 24 


12:45-12:55 p.m.

How Corporate Email Usage is Changing in 2021 -- What the Data Says, and How You Can Prepare For this Change

Steve Gregoire, Business Development Executive, PoliteMail


1:10-1:15 p.m.

Your Secret Superpower: Use Communication Insights to Guide Leadership to Transformation

Betsy Sewell, Head of Marketing, Aware


1:20-1:40 p.m.


Use Employee Apps and Strong Leader Communications To Engage Employees and Promote Wellness

Brandi Wessel, Internal Communications Manager, Love's Travel Stops


1:45-2:15 p.m.

The New Digital Workplace: How to Use Your Intranet to Offer Compelling, On-Demand Employee Content

Brianne McClure, Employee Communications Manager, Keysight Technologies

Kevin Cockett, Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer, Kamehameha Schools



Writing Mini-Clinic: Craft Inclusive Copy that Breaks Through to All Stakeholders

Nikki Hopewell (she/her), Senior Communications Strategist for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Rush University System for Health


3:15-3:35 p.m.

Anatomy of a Successful Virtual Town Hall

Jeri Grier, AVP, Corporate Communications, Nationwide


Thursday, Feb. 25


11:20-11:40 a.m.


Communicating to a Large, Distributed Workforce During a Crisis

Nicholas Sucich, Director, Digital Communications, USPS


11:45 a.m. -12:05 p.m.

Three Ways Mars Boosted Employee Engagement With Yammer – Challenges, Leaders and Analytics

Kimberly Henderson, Digital Workplace Technologies Lead, Mars


12:40-12:45 p.m.

Remote Work Is Now Mainstream: How to Keep People Connected Through Content, Communication & Company Culture

David Gang, CEO and Co-Founder, Brightspot


1:05 -1:35 p.m.

The New Measurement Rules: How to Build Better Surveys and Track the Impact of Campaigns to Innovate in a Time of Change

Whitney Eichinger, Managing Director, Culture & Engagement, Southwest Airlines


1:35-1:50 p.m.

Five Essential Elements of a Successful Change Management Plan

Diana Peltier, Change Communications Consultant, Ragan Consulting Group

Bonus Materials