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Global leadership teleconference to be held at WOUB

ATHENS, Ohio (April 8, 2004) -- The WOUB Radio and Television will host an annual Global Town Hall teleconference featuring world class business and thought leaders on Thursday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Called "MainEvent 2004," the free event will be held in Radio Studio A, on the third floor of the RTVC Building on the Ohio University campus.

WOUB_colorThrough its unique, interactive program format, "MainEvent" is the world's pre-eminent forum in showcasing leaders and continues to inspire and enlighten women and men all over the world.

This day of provocative, highly dynamic conversations delivers the world's greatest leaders to top businesses and colleges at hundreds of sites in multiple countries. "MainEvent" participants themselves actively engage in shaping life-enhancing and company-changing dialogue so they'll have the tools they need to act on the ideas discussed.

A few of the Global Conversationalists include Nick Donofrio, senior vice president of technology, IBM Corporation; Henrietta Holsman Fore, director of the United States Mint; Rodney Yee, world-renowned yoga, meditation and fitness guru; Dean Laura D'Andrea Tyson, the first woman to be appointed dean of the London Business School; and Tim Sanders, former creator and head of the ValueLab at Yahoo!. For a complete list of the Global Conversationalists, visit www.wf360.com.  

Topics to be discussed are "Individual Core Values: Their Impact on Decisions about Work, Culture, and Brands"; "Hype, Heresy, History, or Here to Stay: Is 'Values-Driven Business' an Oxymoron?"; "Innovation: Snaring the Bright Ideas in a Commoditized World"; "What's Next; What's Possible?"; "The Global Paradox: Creating Community When No One's 'Home'"; and "Yoga in the Workplace: from Work, Work, Work to Mind, Body, Bliss: A Global Trend or Wishful Thinking?"

For more information or to register, call WOUB at (740) 593-1771, or e-mail Sue_Damron@woub.pbs.org.

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Media Contact: WOUB Public Information Coordinator Olivea Oldham, (740) 593-4944 or Olivea_Oldham@woub.pbs.org

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