Programme

08h30 - 09h30 Arrival and Registrations
09h30 - 09h40 Welcome
09h40 - 10h00 The art of living with the media, Paolo Celot, EAVI
To benefit from and engage through the media. The different constituting sections.
10h00 - 10h30 Meet and Greet
Speakers’ introduction and intentions.
10h30 - 11h30 Critical Consciousness. Experience Authentic Thinking.
Critical thinking should not flourish as an inert concept, but create the ability to translate information into knowledge and wisdom.
Guy Berger - Director for Freedom of Expression and Development, UNESCO
Prof. Leo Van Audenhove - Vrije University Brussels
Prof. Tapio Varis - University of Tempere, UNESCO Chair
11h30 - 11h45 Coffee break
11h45 - 12h45 Awareness. Pay Attention to Distractions.
Emotional intelligence, creativity and mindfulness are precious features human being possess and should be cultivated so we can use the media as a real personal resource.
Dan Nixon - Senior Researcher, the Mindfulness initiative
Béatrice Dispaux - Psychologist, Mindfulness Instructor - Brussels.
12h45 - 12h55 The EAVI Reflection Gadget.
12h55 - 14h00 Lunch
14h00 - 14h10 Introducing the second part.
14h10 - 15h10 Digital Wellness. Technology should serve human beings.
Technical digital skills need to be acquired to use the media to our benefit. Technology should be under full control of the user.
Dr. Chris Burr – Philosopher of cognitive science at the Digital Ethics Lab, University of Oxford
Wouter Gekiere - Head of EU Regulatory Policy, European Broadcasting Union
Andy Demeulenaere – Coordinator, Mediawijs
15h10 - 16h10 Full Citizenship & Humanism. Engage Through the Media.
We exist only in relation to each other. People must learn to use technologies to contribute to global peace and take care of the digital environment we inhabit.
Prof. Tapio Varis - University of Tempere, UNESCO Chair
Erik Vlaeminck - PhD Researcher, University of Edinburgh
Mehmet Koksal – Project Officer, European Federation of Journalists
16h30 - 16h40 The 2019 EAVI Media Literacy Calendar.
16h40 - 16h45 Conclusions
16h45 - 17h00 Break

Feel free to stay and join one of the workshops below.

17h00 - 18h30 Media Literacy Workshop.
Naomi Thompson of EAVI presents some of EAVI’s most successful media literacy games with the opportunity to discuss and learn more about disinformation issues.
17h00 - 18h30 Media & Migrants Debate.
Lama Jaghjougha of EAVI will facilitate a debate about the media narrative on migrants and refugees.

Media (literacy) & Migration Debate

17h00 - 17h15 Lama Jaghjougha
Introduction of the Building Trust campaign
17h15 - 17h30 Bernard Verschueren
Associate External Relations Officer for Belgium and Luxembourg
17h30 - 17h45 Isabel Marques da Silva
European Affairs Correspondent at Euronews
17h45 - 18h00 Mehmet Koksal
European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)