Student Baltic Weekend 2015 was held at LETi
On September 9, 2015 conference Student Baltic Weekend 2015 was held at St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI" as a part of Baltic Weekend.
On September 9, 2015 conference Student Baltic Weekend 2015 was held in assembly hall of building 3 of St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI". This conference is a part of Baltic Weekend - the largest event in Eastern Europe dedicated to public relations, advertising, journalism and marketing.
Opening the conference, Vice-Rector for Student and Social Affairs of ETU Yuri V. Filatov said that holding of event with humanitarian orientation in a technical college is important for harmonious development of both personality and university, and stressed that PR-specialists, marketers and journalists bear a great responsibility for the formation of public consciousness.
Executive Director of Northwest branch of Russian Association of Public Relations Ekaterina Trofimova thanked the leadership of ETU "LETI" for help with the conference and admonished students with the quote of the founder of Swatch Nicolas Hayek, who she worked with for many years: "Opportunity, fate, chance are just a tram. If you are late on one of them, hurry to catch the next. "
This year Student Baltic Weekend brought together more than 600 future experts in communications from all over Russia and abroad. For students participating in the conference was not only an opportunity to improve the professional quality, make useful contacts, but also the ability to have a great time. While doing their presentations professionals shared their invaluable experience with their future colleagues on such issues as PR in crisis, protection of insider information, communication errors, professional standard of PR-specialist, PR in social networks. At the end of the event the most active participants got prizes from the partners of the conference. Colleagues could communicate informally on Students' Weekend Party.
Among the speakers there were Head of the strategic planning group SPN Communications Sergey Kalinchuk, Director of Public Relations Company "Yandex" Ochir Mandzhikov, manager of corporate communications of cellular operator "MegaFon" Yulia Dorokhina, executive director of Russian Association of Public Relations (RASO) Julia Gryaznova, Doctor of Social Sciences, Professor of St. Petersburg State University Dmitry Havre.
The event was organized by SPN Communications company with support of Russian Association of Public Relations (RASO), International Public Relations Association(IPRA), mobile marketing agency Imobis, publishing house "Extra-Balt", newspaper "My District", business magazine "Business -journal" and others.