IABC ♥ STUDENTS RELOADED (& Rescheduled) – Connect and Learn about Video Best Practices

  • 05:30 PM
  • Western Continuing Studies, Citi Plaza, 355 Wellington Street, London

IABC Hearts Students

Have you heard? IABC Students Reloaded – Connect & Learn about Video Best Practices has just been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 5th, 2019. (Hopefully, this time the weather cooperates with us.)

Not sure what this event is about? Well, as its name suggests, it aims to bring together local students and communication professionals for an evening of learning and networking.

The learning part will consist of a presentation by Scott May, Communications Consultant with the University of Western Ontario and Melissa Cheater, Digital Strategist with the Communications & Public Affairs Department of Western University.

Our Speakers

Melissa CheaterMelissa Cheater
From helping cities rethink youth services, working with Canada’s best minds working to understand online identity, and showing universities how to reconnect – Melissa Cheater has been building & studying community longer than Shonda has been breaking our Grey’s Anatomy hearts.  She studied Media & Public Interest at Western University, has worked across non-profit, government and private sectors and throughout her career has been breaking new ground in digital strategy (featured in publications such as Maclean’s and the Globe & Mail), helping institutions negotiate the digital shift in communications. Melissa is a digital strategist, specializing in post-secondary education and social network theory, founder of the #PSEWEB conference, and a member of the Department of Communications & Public Affairs at Western University. Melissa maintains an independent blog at www.melissamae.ca and can be reached via Twitter (@mmbc) or LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/melissacheater).

Scott MayScott May
Scott is a graduate of the Canadian university that offers an extraordinary experience, securing a degree from Western in Administrative and Commercial Studies. Since that time he has completed a Certificate in Communications from the University of Guelph and completed his Masters of Arts in Integrated Studies at Athabasca University, with a specialization in work, organizations and leadership.

After 20 years working in communications for local hospitals, Scott joined Western as Campus Communications Consultant in 2004. In this role he works with various programs to assist with their strategic communications needs. Scott also teaches part-time in Western’s Continuing Studies. He is a past president of the London chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.

Outside of the work world Scott spends time playing old man hockey, practicing his bad golf game and keeping his 130 year-old home standing.


For the networking part of the evening, be prepared to play a funny game for a chance to win a free registration to our next professional development event!

  • What: IABC ♥ Students Reloaded – Connect & Learn about Video Best Practices
  • When: Tuesday, March 5th, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 PM
  • Where: Western Continuing Studies
  • Cost: FREE

Light refreshments will be served.

This is a complimentary event, but you have to register in advance via EventBrite. The seating is limited, so, if you plan to attend, register now, to avoid disappointment.

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Please be advised that photographs and video will be taken at the event for use on the IABC London website, social media profiles, and in IABC London marketing materials online and in print. By attending this event, you consent to IABC London photographing/video recording and using your image and likeness.

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