Ogilvy Health’s Johanna Skilling to Take the Stage at SXSW®

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy Health (www.ogilvychww.com), the health practice of Ogilvy, a WPP company (NYSE:WPP) (www.wpp.com), today announced Johanna Skilling, Head of Planning, has been invited to present at South by Southwest® (SXSW®) as part of the “Designing the World at Ignite®” event on March 11, in Austin, Texas.

The “Designing the World at Ignite” program will allow 10 presenters to each share their firsthand experiences, knowledge, and ideas about the design world. Ms. Skilling’s talk, entitled “Engineering Empathy for Health & Well-Being”, will explore what happens when technology evolves to replace human interactions in healthcare. She will also address the controversial topic of whether or not empathy is purely a human trait. For more information about “Designing the World at Ignite”, please visit https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP101843.

Ms. Skilling will be participating in two additional SXSW-related panels, “Driving Communication for a Better Future” (March 9) and “How Will Today’s Youth Handle Their Health Concerns as We Move Deeper Into the 21st Century?” (March 11), as part of a pop-up event hosted by the SDG Media Zone (www.pvblic.org/sdgmediazone) and SAP (www.sap.com). To learn more about the SDG Media Zone SXSW event, please visit www.pvblic.org/sdgmediazone-sxsw.

Follow Ogilvy Health’s SXSW Conference coverage on Twitter @OgilvyHealthNA.

About Ogilvy Health
Ogilvy Health is a creative network focused on driving superior outcomes in the ever-changing healthcare environment, providing bespoke solutions for “whole brand building” in an increasingly complex and evolving marketplace. We believe in the power of making brands matter by keeping our audiences’ health and wellness needs at the center of every touchpoint. Our legacy of creativity, our global network and our deep expertise allow us to apply diverse thinking to create solutions to client challenges. Ogilvy Health delivers insight, creativity, innovation, and engagement solutions for all healthcare stakeholders, patients, and consumers across the healthcare continuum—through Consulting, Medical Education, HCP Promotion, Patient/Consumer Engagement and Market Access—while also drawing on the full range of Ogilvy’s talent and capabilities to integrate PR and Influence, Customer Engagement and Commerce, and Digital Transformation. For more information, visit www.ogilvychww.com, or follow Ogilvy Health on Twitter @OgilvyHealthNA and LinkedIn @OgilvyHealthNA.

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