Bus transfer from Lisbon airport to the venue (mandatory pre-registration)
Venue: Convento do Espinheiro - Évora
Welcome address of the co-organisers
Ib Tunby GULBRANDSEN
Associate Professor, PhD
Roskilde University, Denmark
1) Crisis Communication workshop
Trainer: Tom Moylan
Communication Specialist and Lecturer on Crisis Communication and New Media in the Brussels School of Governance
Room: Frei Carlos
Objectives: In an open brainstorm format, this session will establish good principles in crisis communication through analysis of real-world examples (from the past and present) and participatory discussion. Ultimately, the group should produce reflections and recommendations that they and other communicators can apply in a crisis.
2) Countering foreign information manipulation and disinformation
Trainers: Jurgis VILČINSKAS, Raimonda MIGLINAITE
Unit for Strategic Communication, Task Forces and Information Analysis, EEAS
Objectives: to assess readiness of your communications team to tackle information manipulation and discuss options for stratcom response. Introduction to manipulation techniques used by the actors targeting EU information environment.
3) Reaching your audience with correct messages
Trainer: Dragan BARBUTOVSKI
Office of the PM of Slovenia
Room: Dom Vasco
Objectives: Helping you transform the communication legislative requirements, the EU priorities and the EU-funded project objectives into messages your beneficiaries and end users really understand.
4) Crafting proximity communications in partnership
Trainers: Olivia BRUYAS, Miriam BEULTING, Juliette FERRIERE, Shiva HAKIM
DG REGIO, European Commission
Room: Lagar C
Objectives: showcasing how joint campaigns around co-funded popular places can give a European dimension to the local pride.
5) Make a leap! Communicate S.M.A.R.T.
Trainer: Ib Tunby GULBRANDSEN
Associate Professor, PhD; Roskilde University, Denmark
Room: S. Jeronimo
Objectives: Strategic communication is S.M.A.R.T. communication: it is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-framed. In this workshop you will be introduced to the S.M.A.R.T. framework and get hands-on experience with creating actionable communication goals – goals that can increase and prove the importance and impact of your information and communication activities.
6) How to nurture your relationship with the media
Trainer: Daniel ROSARIO
Team Leader - Media, Communication and Outreach, European Commission Representation in Portugal
Room: Cistern hall
Objectives: Discover the key principles of journalistic work and get a first hand experience on what you should do in order to jointly achieve a win win result.
Meeting point: bus departure per group with the guides from the Convento
Bus transfer back to the Convento (via hotels Ibis, D. Fernando, Vila Galé, Évora hotel)
Hosted by Portugal
Venue: Convento do Espinheiro
Bus transfers from the Convento to hotels (Ibis, D. Fernando, Vila Galé, Évora hotel)
Last bus leaving at 22.15
Meeting point (bus departures): Convento, Ibis, Dom Fernando, Vila Galé, Hotel Évora
Lunch at the Convento
Informal presentation and sharing of best practices on successful activities in the regions and/or Member States. Participants will be randomly distributed into mixed groupsCountry Team Mixer Guidance for Participants
Bus transfer from the Convento to Ibis/Dom Fernando/Vila Galé/Hotel Évora
18.00 Bus transfer for the REGIOSTARS ceremony from the Convento to the Theatre (via hotels Ibis, Dom Fernando, Vila Galé, Hotel Évora)
Venue: Évora Theatre
Welcome address by Minister for Territorial Cohesion Ana ABRUNHOSA
Hosted by the European Commission
Venue: Évora Arena
Bus transfers back to Hotel Évora and to the Convento
Other hotels are walking distance from the Arena
Bus transfer to the Convento from hotels (Hotel Évora, Vila Galé, Ibis, Dom Fernando)
Bus transfer from Convento to Lisbon airport (mandatory pre-registration)