• 12-FEB-2017

ECC'17: Preliminary Program

ECC'17 Motto

The third European Communications Convention at the Nymphenburg Castle in Munich (official address: Schloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München) will offer a wide variety of subjects. One of them is the communications aspect of migration and refugees, especially in Europe. Another is Brexit and the use of true, credible and serious communications. But ECC'17 will offer best practice as well, such as Social Media optimizing etc. Note: This is a preliminary program, updated 21 March. You can download the ECC-Program as PDF below.

22nd March

First Conference Day at Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München

10:00

Registration, Welcome Coffee

10:30

Opening Session - Welcome Address and Introduction into the conference subject "You (won't) get far by lying"
Christina Kahlert, Board Member DPRG, ECC-Co-Organizer

10:40

Francis Ingham, Director General PRCA, Chief Executive ICCO, London: "The state of the global PR industry"

11:00

Michael T. Schröder, Global President IPREX, Berlin: "Send, send, send - why don´t we understand anymore how communication really works?"

11:20

Ioannis Zografos, EPP TV managing producer, Brussels: "Fake news - What strategy to deal with it in politics"

11:40

Matthew Thomson, The NewsMarket, London: "Communicating with audio-visual tools"

12:10

Panel Discussion, moderator Jean-Pierre Beaudoin

13:00

Networking Break - Lunch Buffet

14:30

Working in groups on different subjects
- using audiovisual tools in a crisis situation
- developing a sensor system against cyber attacks

15:30

Presentation of the Results

15:50

Professor Gabi Dreo Rodosek, University of Federal Armed Forces Munich

16:10

John Adams, Cyber Security expert, Chicago, USA: "How to deal with Cyber Criminality?"

16:30

Q&A, discussion

17:00

Short Summary of the First Conference Day

19:00

Get-together and Kitchen Party at the Conti Bistro / Haus der Bayerischen Wirtschaft, Max-Joseph-Straße 5, 80333 München



23rd March

Second Conference Day

9:30

Adrian Edwards, Geneva, Head News and Media, UNHCR Spokesman: "the global refugee situation"

10:00

Dr. Christophe Fricker, Managing Partner Nimirum, Leipzig/Bristol: "Facts - Who Cares? Research and Politics post-Brexit“

10:25

A view on Brexit from two different angles:
Alastair McCapra, CEO CIPR, UK: "The Post-Truth World, The Public Sphere and the Future of Public Relations?"

10:50

Networking Break
11:20

Jason MacKenzie, president CIPR, UK: “Signs of a paradigm shift to populism: PR, the US presidential election and the UK Referendum on EU membership.”

11:40

Maurice Müller, Candidate (Green Party) for the German Bundestag: Faked likes and followers, how to deal with these “seductions”?

12:00

Panel Discussion

13:00

Networking Break - Light Lunch

14:15

Jean-Pierre Beaudoin, Head of i&e Burson Marsteller, Paris: "The Opinion Generation"

14:40

Rob Beynon, CEO DMA Media Ltd, London

15:00

Panel discussion, moderator Professor Predrag Vujovic

15:50

Short Summary of the Second Conference Day - Closing Remarks

16:00

End of the Conference



18:00

Optional: German PR-Award-Gala of DPRG