8. Conference

EU Public Affairs Conference: A New Introduction to Public Affairs

November 20, 2018 to November 21, 2018
 

Programme

November 20, 2018

09:30 AM

Doors Open and Welcome Coffee

10:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Introduction

Are European Lobbyists Becoming Incompetent?

Daniel Guéguen

Associate Partner
EPPA
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Keynote

Why European Digital Policy Matters Now to All PA Professionals

John Higgins CBE

Senior Advisor Digital Technologies
Burson-Marsteller
11:30 AM to 12:10 PM
Best Case

Digitalization and Public Affairs?

Mikael Svensson

Head of Government Relations and Public Policy Europe
Mastercard
12:10 PM to 12:40 PM
Break

Coffee Break

12:40 PM to 01:20 PM
Best Case

Trust as the New Currency

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Founder and President
Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL)
01:20 PM to 02:20 PM
Break

Lunch

02:20 PM to 03:00 PM
Best Case

Rethinking Public Affairs: Modern Approaches

Cynthia Sanfilippo

Vice President for EU Public Affairs
L'Orèal
03:00 PM to 03:40 PM
Best Case

EU Energy Policy - A Broader Perspective

Marcel Halma

Head of Global Public & Government Affairs Head of EU representation
Nouryon (Formerly Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals B.V.)
03:40 PM to 04:15 PM
Break

Coffee Break

04:15 PM to 04:30 PM

Workshop Introduction

04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Workshop

Workshop I: Responsible Lobbying Workshop: Better Regulation and Public Affairs

Vicky Marissen

Partner
EPPA
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Workshop

Workshop II: Digital Policy in the Next Commission: What Should the Priorities Be?

John Higgins CBE

Senior Advisor Digital Technologies
Burson-Marsteller
04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Workshop

Workshop III: Partnership Building Workshop

Marcel Halma

Head of Global Public & Government Affairs Head of EU representation
Nouryon (Formerly Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals B.V.)
06:00 PM to 06:20 PM
Summary

Wokshop Summary

06:20 PM to 07:00 PM
Best Case

07:00 PM to 07:15 PM
Summary

Final Sum-Up

07:15 PM

Dinner

November 21, 2018

10:00 AM
kein style

Open Doors and Welcome Coffee

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Introduction

Welcome Remarks

10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Best Case

Can Social Media Make Politics Great Again?

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Dan Sobovitz

Speechwriter and Digital Communication Strategist of VP Maroš Šefčovič
European Commission
11:30 AM to 12:10 PM
Best Case

Transparency and How Local Governments are Responsible for Good Data Policy

Frans-Anton Vermast

International Smart City Ambassador
Amsterdam Smart City
12:10 PM to 12:50 PM
Best Case

Positive Social Impact: Merging Pragmatic Solutions with Sustainable Dreams

Danielle Turkov-Wilson

Think-Film Impact Production LTD.
12:50 PM to 01:50 PM
Break

Lunch

01:50 PM to 03:00 PM
Panel Discussion

Hate Speech in the EU: The Effects, the Consequences, and How We Fight Back

William Dazy

Senior Director, Strategic Communications
FTI Consulting

Paul MacDonnell

Executive Director
Global Digital Foundation

Danielle Turkov-Wilson

Think-Film Impact Production LTD.

Luk Van Langenhove

Research Professor at the Institute for European Studies (IES)
University of Brussels
03:00 PM to 03:40 PM
Best Case

With Digitization Comes Responsibility: IBM's Approach

Liam Benham

Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs
IBM
03:40 PM to 04:00 PM
Summary

04:00 PM

Networking and Goodbye Drinks