Programme schedule


European Investigative Journalism Conference 2008 – programme schedule

Thursday November 20st
03.00 PM Parliament tour

Friday November 21st
The opening session (plenary session)
09.30 AM – Registration, coffee and tea in the Olympia-Bourse Ballroom of the Marriott Brussels Hotel.
10.30 AM – Welcome address by VVOJ-president Margo Smit
10.40 AM – Keynote speech by EU-Commissioner Siim Kallas
11.05 AM – Keynote speech ‘How to sell Europe?’ by Geert Mak
11.30 AM – Coffee and tea
11.50 AM – Keynote speech by Nick Davies, author of Flat Aerth News
12.30 PM – Lunch at the Erasmushogeschool Brussel, Zespenningenstraat. – Managerstrack
02.00 PM – Panel sessions, CAR-training , Managerstrack and Roundtable Session
05.45 PM – Reception at the City Hall, offered by the City of Brussels and Duvel (Duvel Moortgat Brewery)
07.00 PM – Celebration dinner in restaurant La Tentation.
07.15 PM – Participants at the Celebration Dinner will be welcomed by Prime-Minister Kris Peeters of Flanders. Peeters, representing the Conference’s main sponsor the Flemish government
08.30 PM – The VVOJ-award for Investigative Journalism 2008 will be awarded during the Celebration Dinner

Saterday November 22nd
(at the Erasmushogeschool Brussel, Zespenningenstraat)
09.00 AM – Panel sessions, CAR-training and Roundtable Session
12.00 PM Lunch
02.00 PM – Panel sessions, CAR-training , Managerstrack and Roundtable Session
03.45 PM – English comedian, presenter, political activist and reporter Mark Thomas
05.00 PM – Reception

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