• 10-MAY-2017

ECC'17: Program

ECC'17 Motto

The third European Communications Convention at the Nymphenburg Castle in Munich (official address: Schloss Nymphenburg 1, 80638 München) has offered a wide variety of subjects. One of them was the communications aspect of migration and refugees, especially in Europe. Another was Brexit and the use of true, credible and serious communications. But ECC'17 has offered best practice as well, such as Social Media optimizing etc.


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

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

11:00

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

11:20Matthew Thomson, The NewsMarket, London: "Communicating with audio-visual tools"
11:40

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

12:10

Panel Discussion, moderator Professor Predrag Vujovic

13:00

Networking Break - Lunch Buffet

14:30

Working in groups on different subjects
- using audiovisual tools in a crisis situation (Rob Beynon)
- developing a sensor system against cyber attacks (John Adams)

15:30

Presentation of the Results

15:50

Professor Gabi Dreo Rodosek, University of Federal Armed Forces Munich: "Emerging Trends in IT (Cyber) Security"

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“

10:30

Networking Break

11:00

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?"

11:30

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

12:00

Panel Discussion, moderator Rob Beynon

13:00

Networking Break - Light Lunch

14:15

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

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



CONTACTS

  • Thomas Achelis
    Organizer
    Germany
    +49-89-4398420
    +49-172-8938999