The Canadian Public Relations Society have issued to Call for Abstracts to authors who would like to present papers at the Research Stream of the World PR Forum conference (May 29, 2016).

The deadline for submission is December 7, 2015. Please visit the Research Stream page for more details(

The theme of the conference is “Communication across cultures” and we welcome contributions on themes and topics such as:

”       Cross cultural communication

”       Cultural thought leadership

”       Writing and storytelling across cultures

”       Understanding fragmented public mood and diverse stakeholder expectations

”       Mentoring and coaching the next generation of practitioners

”       Building community relations

”       Social responsibility and brand management

”       Exploring the cultural role of new channels such as gaming

”       Measuring cross-cultural communication

”       Employee engagement and loyalty through communications

”       Media landscapes

”       PR Without Borders: developing conversations in a globalized world

”       Co-creation and co-construction of organizational culture

”       Role of public relations in culture and society

”       Any other topic relevant to the theme “Communication Across Cultures”

The abstract must be approximately 1,500 words (excluding references), 12 point Arial with single line spacing and must be submitted in English.

For technical queries, please contact Lorianne Weston CTDP, Director Accreditation and Education, CPRS:

For content-related queries, please contact Amy Thurlow, Ph.D., APR, Department of Communications Studies, Mount Saint Vincent University: