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Tue Oct 22

Pre-Event Programme


Open Space Leadership Briefing

This informal pre-dinner session offers you the chance to get the ball rolling and start to gather ideas and proposals for Open Space sessions. Join us to:
  • share ideas and tips on successful Open Space groups
  • review the potential agenda topics and themes that emerge from the participant questionnaires
  • help start to shape the Campaigning Forum agenda, working in groups to start developing session proposals.
Open to all, though a working knowledge of Open Space methodology will be assumed.
19:30-20:30+ Dinner: Kick-start connections and conversations with Campaign Forum participants.
21:00+ Connect to kick-start conversations.

Wed Oct 23

Berlin Campaign Forum 2024 – Day One

TIME Day One Sessions
09:30 Registration, coffee/tea, informal discussions
10:00 Welcome, introduction and agenda review
10:30 Warm-up activities and speed networking

Introduction to Open Space & agenda setting

11:30 Coffee/tea break

Plenary: Speaker and topic to be confirmed

    Past featured speakers include:
  1. State of the nation – Just how divided are we, and how do we build bridges? Rosie Carter, HOPE not Hate
  2. Reaching beyond the choir, Léane de Laigue is Head of Communications at Climate Outreach
13:00 Lunch

Peer presentations

    Past peer workshops/presentations:
  1. Podcasting workshop: Exploring how we at the Transnationals Institute (TNI) put together our podcast, share experiences and brainstorm other ways to make a podcast successful. (Denis Burke, Transnationals Institute)
  2. Graphic design secrets (Jean O’Brien, Digital Charity Labs)
    Arrange to host a peer presentation/workshop on the application form or by agreement after applying.

Open Space knowledge exchange A

    Scheduled based on participant input each morning and set at the event by participants:
15:45 Coffee/tea break

Open Space knowledge exchange B

    Scheduled based on participant input each morning.

Ignite talks (7 min each)

    Examples from 2023 event include:
    1. The Peat-za box: ‘It’s pizza, but not as we know it’ which is an engagement tool to get people interested in peatlands! (Sara Booth-Card, Wildlife Trusts)
    2. The Rooftop News: a news site which aims to platform positive news stories, to amplify maligned voices and offer an alternative to the constantly negative mainstream news cycle (Lizzie Lewis, Campaign Collective)
    3. How to get rid of your website’s consent banner (Juri Maier, wegewerk)

Speed pitching & social

Service providers and consultants tell you what they offer, answer your questions and/or take your feedback. 5 minutes per table then rotate. Free drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks)
  1. Wegewerk (Juri Maier)
  2. (Duane Raymond)
  3. More to-be-confirmed (available during booking or by agreement)
19:00-20:00+ Dinner
21:00+ Social

Thu Oct 24

Campaign Forum 2023 – Day Two

TIME Day Two Sessions
08:30 Arrival, coffee/tea, informal discussions
09:00 Day two agenda review, pulse check and agenda setting

Open Space knowledge exchange C

    Scheduled based on participant input each morning.

Open Space knowledge exchange D

    Scheduled based on participant input each morning.
11:30 Coffee/tea break

Plenary: Speaker and topic to be confirmed.

13:00 Lunch

Open Space knowledge exchange E

    Scheduled based on participant input each morning.
15:00 Coffee/tea break

Teach-in: share skills or knowledge with others

    Examples from 2023 event include:
    1. Social storytelling method workshop (Jean O’Brien, Digital Charity Labs)
    2. Adventures with AI: Using ChatGPT and other AI tools in your day (Duane Raymond, FairSay).

Ignite Talks (7 min each)

    Examples from 2023 event include:
    1. The case for reuse (Keira Roth, The Developer Society)
17:30 Event formally ends
19:00+ Ad-hoc dinner and drinks in near venue – self-organised for those staying around