PROGRAM OPEN UP, WARSAW, 20-21 SEPTEMBER 2004


Saturday 18. September

Arrival


Sunday 19. September

Arrival
14:00 Warsaw sightseeing of the Old Town and the Royal Castle (voluntary participation)
15:30 Transport to Park Lazienkowski (voluntary participation)
16:00-17:00 Outdoor Chopin concert (voluntary participation) - dependent on weather*
19:00 Informal dinner at local restaurant, hosted by Norwegian MoD

* NOTE! If the weather is bad, the Chopin concert in Park Lazienkowski will be cancelled. Instead, we will go to the Polish National Museum.


Monday 20. September

09:00 Welcome, by Norwegian Ambassador Sten Lundbo and Under-Secretary of State Maciej Górski, Polish MoD.
09:20 'Why Open Up?' by Assistant Director General Kaare Helland-Olsen, Norwegian MoD.
09:30 Introduction to the seminar by Course Manager Katrine Adair, Director Medialřven.
10:15 Break
10:30 'Under fire' - Realistic TV-interviews with feedback
13:15 Lunch
14:30 Transport to the Conference Centre of Polish Airforce
14:50 Welcome, by the Deputy Director of Information Centre, Col. Leszek Laszczak, Polish MoD.
15:00 Speech by the Under-Secretary of State Maciej Górski, Polish MoD.
15:15 Speech by Mrs. Katarzyna Turska, Director of Information Centre of Government.
15:30 Briefing on defence and information policy by the Deputy Director of Information Centre, Col. Leszek Laszczak, Polish MoD.
16:00 Break
16:20-18:00 Sharing and discussing media cases from each country
18:15 Dinner hosted by Polish MoD at the Conference Center of the Polish Airforce

Tuesday 21. September

09:00 'Media handling in NATO' by Mr. Robert Pszczel, Press Officer, NATO Press and Media Service
10:30 Break
10:45 'How have the participating countries organized their press and information office?'  In this session we will share and get insight into this issue, and discuss challenges
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Media training
15:30 Break
15:45 Media training (cont.)
17:00 Closing arguments
19:00 Dinner hosted by the Norwegian Ambassador, Mr. Sten Lundbo

Wednesday 22. September

Departure