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30 - 31/08/2016

Summer School 2016

Public Affairs 4.0

First edition of BEPACT’s Summer School, a two day training programme for Public Affairs professionals in co-operation with the Catholic University of Louvain – Centre of Political Research.

The programme will focus on the development of your professional and personal skills, as well as in the way in which our association can support you.

This event is open for members only.

Venue: Faculty Club Leuven with (optional) overnight stay in Martin's Klooster Hotel.

Programme

Tuesday 30.08

08h30 Arrival and welcome coffee

09h30 Introducing Public Affairs 4.0 by Stefaan Fiers

10h00 BVPA and Public Affairs in the Netherlands by Jaap Jelle Feenstra

13h00 The Art of Speechwriting by Simon Lancaster

18h30 Networking cocktail & speech by Herman Van Rompuy, followed by a ‘Summer BBQ’

Wednesday 31.08

08h45 Welcome coffee

09h15 Taking Public Affairs in Belgium to the Next Level: the role of Bepact

10h30 Political Communication & Public Affairs by Fons Van Dyck

12h15 Closing remarks and light lunch

Places will be limited so please do not hesitate to register at info@bepact.be.

Herman Van Rompuy

Herman Van Rompuy is a Belgian politician of the Christian Democratic party CD&V. Mr Van Rompuy is former Prime Minister of Belgium and the first President of the European Council.

Herman Van Rompuy is a Belgian politician of the Christian Democratic party CD&V. Mr Van Rompuy is former Prime Minister of Belgium and the first President of the European Council.

Simon Lancaster

Simon Lancaster is one of the world's leading speechwriters. He first started writing speeches for members of Tony Blair's Cabinet in the late 90s and has since gone on to write speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world.

Simon Lancaster is one of the world's leading speechwriters. He first started writing speeches for members of Tony Blair's Cabinet in the late 90s and has since gone on to write speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world.

Fons Van Dyck

Fons Van Dyck is Managing Director of Think BBDO. He writes a column in De Standaard on consumer trends and teaches strategic brand management and marketing communication management at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Fons Van Dyck is Managing Director of Think BBDO. He writes a column in De Standaard on consumer trends and teaches strategic brand management and marketing communication management at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Jaap Jelle Feenstra

Jaap-Jelle Feenstra, Head of PA Port Rotterdam and president of BVPA, the leading Public Affairs Association in the Netherlands.

Jaap-Jelle Feenstra, Head of PA Port Rotterdam and president of BVPA, the leading Public Affairs Association in the Netherlands.

30 - 31/08/2016

Summer School 2016

Public Affairs 4.0

Location

Groot Begijnhof 14, Leuven, Belgium