Technology Speculators Sessions

by Candace Kuss

Director of Social Media, London
February 22, 2017

Technology Speculators Sessions

Every week at H+K, we gather to dissect, debate and delight in the different aspects of communication technology. We call ourselves Technology Speculators, because our mission is to explore the latest digital tools that can improve how our clients communicate with their audiences. Our intentionally eclectic curriculum is a chance to hear directly from major … Read more

 Hill+Knowlton Strategies named Pan-EMEA Agency of the Year

Pan-EMEA SABRE

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been named Pan-EMEA Consultancy of the Year at the Holmes Report SABRE Awards in Amsterdam. “We are delighted with the results. To win this award twice in three years, in a category with so many other strong nominees, is testament to all the hard work and excellent client service delivery from our teams … Read more

Caring for the carer: innovation in schizophrenia management

Otsuka and Lundbeck, developers of the schizophrenia drug, Abilify Maintena, approached us with a communications brief for a public affairs programme which would make a difference to the lives of more than 26 million people worldwide living with schizophrenia.  H+K recognized the need to go beyond the more traditional route of patient education, and focused … Read more

Corporate Communications Horizon: A Conversation with Senior Practitioners About the Future

corp comms horizon

Many corporate communications practitioners, particularly those working in-house, rarely have the opportunity or time to reflect on the industry. Unfortunately reflecting on the future is often shelved in favor of getting through the immediate business cycle or—quite frankly— the workday. With this challenge as a guide, we set out to start a conversation with leaders … Read more

Is AI the future of healthcare?

As my colleagues Hannah and Robyn have been discussing from a Tech perspective, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic in the halls of Hill+Knowlton Strategies this year. It should come as no surprise that the Health team has a perspective here but I want to start by sharing a broad definition. For the … Read more

What We’ve Been Up To in London – 1st Sept

The FPS team has been busy this week supporting Royal London on the launch of their fourth annual National Funeral Cost Index which tracks the average cost of a funeral and funeral debt across the UK. This year’s findings showed that the average cost of a funeral has increased by 3% from 2016 to £3,784. … Read more

The Return of Grand Narratives

Audience

In a recent interview, French President Emmanuel Macron argued that the absence of “grand narratives” in society has eroded public trust in political leadership and has constrained the aspirations of countries and their citizens. It’s a sentiment that President Macron’s predecessors Charles de Gaulle or François Mitterrand might have expressed, but one could easily envision … Read more

PRovoke17 Q&A: Tadashi Matsushita On Trust and Authenticity

PRovoke17 is here! All Nippon Airways’ Tadashi Matsushita, VP of Strategic Planning, The Americas, discusses trust and authenticity as a staple of culture and a key player in communications. Stay tuned this week to hear what Tadashi and his fellow panelists have to say about Navigating Change in a New Reality. We have seen a lot of discussion around the importance … Read more