EuroPCom 2014: Imag[in]ing Europe

If you haven’t already, I strongly recommend you register for the EuroPCom 2014 Conference. This is EU’s largest institutional communication event, taking place in Brussels annually. The event will bring together communication managers and senior experts of local, regional, national and European authorities. Over 700 colleagues from all EU member states are expected at this networking event. Lectures, debates and interactive workshops will focus on major challenges in both EU and public communication.

This year’s edition will take place between October 15-16 and will include si lectures, debates and interactive workshops which will focus on major challenges in EU communication and public communication. The focus of this 5th EuroPCom conference will be on innovation and creativity in European government communication. Check the full programme of the event.¬†

An important aspect is that the participation to the event is free. All you have to do is fill in this online registration form. The deadline to register is October 6, 2014.

EuroPCom is organised by the EU Committee of the Regions, in partnership with the European Parliament, the Italian EU Presidency 2014, the Council of the EU, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee.

Full details about the agenda and the speakers invited can be found on the official website. Just as a preview, they have already confirmed high level guests such as:

  • Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Council
  • Michel Lebrun, President, Committee of the Regions
  • Sandro Gozi, State Secretary for European policies, Italian EU Presidency
  • Stephen Clark, Director, European Parliament DG Communication
  • Dominika Forgacova, Head of the EU office, Bratislava Self-Governing Region, Slovakia
  • Jenny Milligan, ERDF Convergence Communications Manager, Cornwall Council, UK
  • Joakim Jardenberg, Government adviser, internet evangelist and business angel, Sweden

To note that a Romanian is amongst the speakers invited in the In between EU elections session. Doru Frantescu is co-founder and Director at VoteWatch Рan independent organisation set up to promote better debates and greater transparency in EU decision-making, by providing easy access to, and analysis of, the votes and other activities of the European Parliament (EP) and the EU Council of Ministers (Council).

is an independent organisation set up to promote better debates and greater transparency in EU decision-making, by providing easy access to, and analysis of, the votes and other activities of the European Parliament (EP) and the EU Council of Ministers (Council). – See more at: http://www.votewatch.eu/en/term8-about-us.html#sthash.IXitDKMl.dpuf
is an independent organisation set up to promote better debates and greater transparency in EU decision-making, by providing easy access to, and analysis of, the votes and other activities of the European Parliament (EP) and the EU Council of Ministers (Council). – See more at: http://www.votewatch.eu/en/term8-about-us.html#sthash.IXitDKMl.dpuf