Thursday, 27 March 2008

Lobbying - where next?

The National Union of Journalists are coming to town...and NIGAG will be helping hacks, pensmiths, sub-editors, feature writers and union reps to consider the hot issues surrounding lobbying.

The event takes place on Thursday, 3rd April, at 4.30 sharp. It's at the Grosvenor House Conference Centre, Glengall Street.

This is the first time the National Union of Journalists has held its Annual Delegate Conference in Belfast. The conference gets underway on the 3rd and runs for three days.

It will be centred on the Europa Hotel, with some 300 journalists from throughout the UK, Ireland, and continental Europe attending.

This sector seminar on Lobbying looks set to be a key feature of the conference, so prompt booking is essential!

The keynote speakers are headed by:

* Professor David Millar from Scotland who will speak about the current All Party Parliamentary Group set up by the Westminster Government to review lobbying practice
* Will Chambre, chairman of NIGAG will give the Northern Ireland prospective
* Tim Jones the chair, will speak about the role of the Public Relations and Information Industrial Committee and
* David Gordon special investigations journalist from the Belfast Telegraph will be offering an insight into recent happenings in Northern

This is an event not to be missed. Entrance is sponsored by NIGAG; there will be drinks and nibbles afterwards, but early booking is essential. The formal proceedings will end at 6.30.

So book a place NOW.