USC Annenberg School For Communication and Journalism

2024 World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute
June 3June 14, 2024
Reform Communication for Climate Action

Description

We invite you to join the 12th World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute on communicating reform at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. We are pleased to announce this year's theme will focus on the important issue of climate change and environmental communication.

During the program, participants will learn the most recent advances in strategic communication and best practices for reform. This highly interactive course equips participants with the tools, techniques, and tactics required to build coalitions for change, mobilize public support and navigate the political environment.

 

Distinguished Instructors of the World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute

Patti Riley

 

Ernest Wilson

 

Shellee Smith

 

Sumir Lal

 

Masud Mozammel

 

Rebecca Weintraub

Sheila Murphy

Robin Stevens

Eric Eisenberg

Manuel Pastor

Robert Hernandez

Francois Bar

Willa Seidenberg

Vince Gonzales

Matthew Leveque

Session Information

June 3June 14, 2024

Tuition

  • Registration includes daily instruction, meals during sessions (breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks), and a site visit to a leading public affairs, media, or advertising firm. The fee does not include airfare, lodging, or other living expenses.
  • To be eligible for the group rate, group participants must come from the same department.
  • Due 6 weeks from date of acceptance

Cancellation and Refunds

Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $500 to secure their seat in the World Bank-Annenberg Summer Institute. The deposit will be applied to the total cost of the program. All cancellation requests must be made in writing to shellee.smith@usc.edu.  Any tuition paid for the WBASI will be refunded, not including deposits, if processed before May 1, 2024.

For more information, contact:

Shellee Smith
Annenberg Executive Education 
shellee.smith@usc.edu

Umou S. Albazzaz
External and Corporate Relations – Multilateral and International Affairs (ECRMI)
World Bank Group
ualbazzaz@worldbankgroup.org

Housing

Dorm Options:

In order to facilitate lodging, we are holding rooms in the McMorrow Residential College. Located in the heart of USC Village, just across street from the main USC campus, McMorrow Residential College is convenient to classes, libraries, dining and other campus facilities.  A large second floor outdoor patio deck overlooking the plaza is a great venue for taking in the sun, visiting with friends or just people-watching.

Apartment Style: air-conditioned one or multi-room apartments with shared bathrooms and kitchens.  Each room with 2 extra-long twin size beds.  Linen packet (pillow case, top and bottom bed sheets, 2 bath towels and facecloth) is provided along with pillow and blanket.

  • $60.00 per person per night + 14% LA City bed tax = $68.40 per person per night @ double occupancy, two people per room sharing a multi-room apartment
  • $80.00 per person per night + 14% LA City bed tax = $91.20 per person per night @ single occupancy, one person per room sharing a multi-room apartment
  • $90.00 per person per night + 14% LA City bed tax = $102.60 per person per night @ single occupancy, one person per 1 bedroom apartment (limited inventory)

Lodging, all non-conference meals, and any incidentals are the responsibility of each participant. Reservation for the dorm style housing will be available here in February, 2024. 

USC Hotel:

If you are interested in staying at the USC Hotel which is located across the street from the campus, please contact us at ascjexed@usc.edu.

Testimonials

“The idea of having a program that focuses on the business of governance and then embedding communications as being central to the process of delivering reforms appealed to me greatly.”
Tunji Lardner
West African NGO Network
“I absolutely would recommend this program to any communications person in the business…in the public sector…in private sector, or in an international organization like mine.”
Tunya Celasin
World Bank/Turkey
“Communication is key to almost everything we do and this is a course that will make you a powerful communicator in almost all contexts.”
Louise Agersnap
World Health Organization