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NPCA Announces Speakers for Its 2007 Annual Meeting
July 1, 2007
WASHINGTON - NPCA has lined up a variety of expert speakers for its forum sessions to be held during the its 2007 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh. The sessions will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, and Tuesday, Oct. 30.
At 9:00 a.m. on
Monday, the Opening General Session will feature Sir Martin Gilbert, historian,
author and official Winston Churchill biographer. At 1:45
p.m., Dan Heath, director of Duke Corporate Education and co-author of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal bestselling business book, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, will focus on the traits
that link sticky ideas of all kinds, from urban legends to corporate mission
statements to advertisements. At 3:15 p.m., Blaine
Brownell, architect, sustainable building advisor and a researcher of materials
with NBBJ in Seattle, will address harnessing the latest materials expertise to
transform the way we make buildings and products. On
Tuesday at 8:00 a.m., Steve Uzzell, a renowned advertising and corporate
photographer, will deliver the final speaker presentation during the Closing
General Session. Uzzell’s presentation is entitled “Open Roads, Open Minds,” in
which he will explore creative problem solving.