Talk on ‘Keeping Communications Fresh: Lessons From Higher Education’ is Oct. 27 St. Thomas Newsroom October 9, 2009 David Richardson, a partner with Artemis Strategy Group, will speak Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the next event in the Association for Strategic Planning fall 2009 breakfast series.Richardson’s topic is “Keeping Communications Fresh: Lessons From Higher Education.” Registration is at 7 a.m., followed by breakfast and networking at 7:15 a.m. and the presentation from 7:45 to 9 a.m. The discussion will be held in Room 202, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus. This talk will stress the importance of building a brand and communicating to help build its strength. Learn how leading brands in higher education stay on top of the game, and get fresh ideas for your own organization.Richardson, who has has a B.A. from Yale and a master’s in public affairs from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute, has spent most of his career leading research on message and communications questions for either corporate marketing or policy purposes. He focuses on the alignment of strategy with audience.$25 – students and members$35 – standard prepaid guests$40 – guests at the doorRegistration is due by Friday, Oct. 23. To register, call (952) 457-6396 or visit the Association for Strategic Planning Web site.