Thursday, September 9, 2010

GlobalPittsburgh Hosting Citizen & Corporate Diplomacy Summit October 7 - What Everyone Should Know to Succeed in Today's Global Economy

New Frontiers in Corporate and Citizen Diplomacy:
What every Executive and Citizen needs to know to Compete, Sustain, and Succeed in a Globalized World.

Thursday, October 7, 2010 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Downtown Pittsburgh
Featuring Cari E. Guittard, Business for Diplomatic Action

GlobalPittsburgh is pleased to welcome Cari Guittard, Executive Director of Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA) to Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 7th, for the GlobalPittsburgh Corporate and Citizen Diplomacy Summit.

Ms. Guittard will hold an interactive workshop, which will include other exemplary regional citizen and corporate diplomats in Pittsburgh on October 7, 2010. Please join GlobalPittsburgh in leading the Greater Pittsburgh Region toward excellence in Corporate and Citizen Diplomacy and promote yourself as a leader in this emerging field. This session will be beneficial to all those who wish to:

- Learn how Corporate Diplomacy is beneficial to individuals and employers
- Identify Corporate Diplomacy role models from CEOs to young executives prepared to share their experiences
- Discover how you can identify Corporate and Citizen Diplomacy opportunities for future growth
- Understand the importance of Corporate and Citizen diplomacy for executives, their staff, and for citizens
- Gain insights into the current administration in global engagement

Cost: $25 per person, includes program and reception.
Register by Friday, October 1st – seating is limited.
Please call 412-392-4513 for information or to make a credit card payment.
Mail: checks to GlobalPittsburgh, 650 Smithfield Street, Suite 1180, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Email reservation requests to
All reservations must be paid in advance.

Cari Guittard has represented Business for Diplomatic Action since 2003; a private sector led a-political, non-profit whose purpose is enlist the US business and citizen community in public diplomacy efforts aimed at building new bridges of respect and understanding for America with the world. She has traveled extensively to every region of the world working on State systems, developing, briefing and working with thousands of Ambassadors, Chiefs of Mission, Commanding Officers and senior US Government officials to include former Secretaries of State Albright and Powell and heads of U.S. based corporations. She speaks to hundreds of audiences each year and guest lectures at a variety of graduate schools and universities throughout the U.S. on issues ranging from public diplomacy and crisis communications to international affairs and foreign policy.

The DoubleTree Hotel
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 (downtown behind US Steel Building)
Time: Program - 2:30PM – 5:30PM; Reception - 5:30PM – 7:00PM


Session One:
Your Region Needs You!
Philadelphia Room

Beverage Break 15 minutes
Philadelphia Room

Session Two:
Being a Citizen Diplomat Overseas
Philadelphia Room

Networking Reception

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