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Provisional program

Thursday, the 9th of June

9:00 - 12:00

Executive Committee meeting

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 17:00

Council meeting


Council Dinner

Dress code: "Hunters elegant"


Friday, the 10th of June


9:00 - 9:45

CIC Members Meeting

9:45 - 10:30

Opening Ceremony

H.E. Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of Agriculture of  Latvia

Dr. Philipp Harmer, CIC President

Keynote: Dr. Zoltán Kovács, State Secretary for International Communication & Relations, Hungary

Moderator: Tamás Marghescu, CIC Director General

10:30- 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00

Thematic Panel I.

Wildlife Management in the Baltic Region

Presentations by Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania on wildlife management in their respective countries, and best practices in communications.

Moderator: Sebastian Winkler, CIC Deputy Director General

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

13:30 - 14:15

Thematic Panel II.

Utilising Communications Tools in the 21st Century

Augustin Leclerc, Director General Corporate & Partner Division,

JIN – Influence Agency

Marc de Beaufort, CEO Idafield – Strategic Communication Consultancy

Bupe Banda, Community Leaders Network from Zambia

Tristan Breijer, Senior Vice President of Hunter & Co. App.

Moderator: Rob Yorke, Environmental dialogue broker & Rural commentator

14:15 - 15:00

Thematic Panel III.

What can we learn from across the table?

Deborah Vorhies, CEO of Fair Wild

Tamás Marghescu, CIC Director General

Stephan Wunderlich, German CIC Delegation

​Stephen Fern, Chairman of Ark2030 Foundation

Moderator: Dr. Zoltán Kovács, State Secretary for International Communication & Relations, Hungary (TBC)


15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:15

Feedback from the International Journalism Symposium

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Wildlife Resources 

16:15 - 17:00

Conclusions - Take Home Messages


Welcome dinner

Dress code: "Hunters elegant"

Saturday, the 11th of June

9:30 - 11:00

State Members Meeting 

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

CIC Young Opinion Meeting

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 16:00

Closing Ceremony and Members Assembly 



Auction Dinner

Dress code : Dark suit,

National costume or uniform,

Cocktail dress 

Sunday, the 12th of June