Introducing the Speakers of the Sixteenth Virtual International Symposium, Tehran, I.R.Iran, 11 November 2020

Coronavirus: lessons learned for Sustainable and Effective Public Relations.

Tom Watson


Prof. Dr. Tom Watson

-Emeritus professor of Media & communication, Bournemouth University

-Chair of International History of Public Relations Conference.



Mrs. Svetlana Stavreva, 2020 IPRA President

(Inaugural Address)

IPRA president (2019-2020)

Head of Communications at IBM in Austria


Dr. Hooshmand Sefidi
Secretary of International Public Relations Symposium in Iran
Ex-Advisor to the Minister and Public Relations Department, Ministry of Health and Medical Education
President of Public Relations House(Confederation) in Iran



هادی خانیکی

Prof. Dr. Hadi Khaniki

Professor of Communication, Allameh_e_ Tabatabee University

Ex-Deputy Minister, Ministry of Sciences and Technology, I.R.Iran



Dr. Ataolah Abtahi

Academic Member of Media Management, Science and Research University.

Director of different Departments in

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB)



Dr. Maxim Behar

CEO and Chairman of the Board of M3 Communications Group, Inc.

President, World Communications Forum Association, Davos, Switzerland
Ex ICCO President, Inducted into the Global PR Hall of Fame in London



Banu Hawks

Prof. Dr. Banu Baynars

Academic Member of Faculty of Communication, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Chair of public relations and information Department. Kadir Has University.



Mr. Philippe Borremans

Member of the Board of the International Public Relations Association

Emergency Risk Communication Consultant at the World Health Organization

Guest lecturer on Crisis Communication at several universities across Europe and North Africa


حمید ضیاپرور

Dr. Hamid Ziaeeparvar

Ex-Director-General of Public Relations Department, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization.

-Media and Public Relations Instructor at different Universities.

Former Director-General of Media Planning and Studies Office, Ministry of Culture, I.R.Iran



Dr. Enric Ordeix

-President of the Global Communication Institute

-Full time professor of Corporate and International Public Relations in Barcelona



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