• Courts and Communication VI., Budapest - 2018

    Continuing the success of the last five years’ conferences with the participation of 484 guests from 25 European countries in total, the National Office for the Judiciary organises the next international Conference on Courts and Communication in Budapest on 11-12 October 2018.

    This will be the sixth annual conference held in Budapest dedicated to the complex issue of courts and communication with national and international experts renowned in the actual topic.

    This year the topic will be Courts in the 21st Century – Client Communication.

    Lectures will be held on the first day with workshops on the second day focusing on the following:

    1. Judicial brand
    2. Online courts
    3. Client satisfaction

    Please check regularly our latest updates on this website.

    For further information about the National Office for the Judiciary please go to the http://birosag.hu/en.

  • Topic of Conference 2018: Courts in the 21st Century – Client Communication

    Judicial brand

    Online courts

     Client satisfaction

     

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  • Programme

    1st day (Thursday)

    09:30 – 10:00Registration

    10:00 – 10:15Opening ceremony

    Tünde Handó, President,

    National Office for the Judiciary

    10:15 – 11:00 Keynote speech

    Dániel Barcza, Vice-Rector,

    Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest

    11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break, group photo

    11:15 – 11:45 Judicial brand 

    Michael Korhonen, Communications Manager,

    European Judicial Training Network, Belgium

    11:45 – 12:15 Judicial brand 

    Kornél Bőhm, Head of Crisis Communication Department,

    Hungarian Public Relations Association

    12:15 – 13:30 Lunch

    13:30 – 14:00 Online courts 

    William Valasidis, Director of Communications,

    The Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxemburg

    14:00 – 14:30 Online courts  

    Laura Dédesi, Head of Department for Communication,

    National Office for the Judiciary


    Gábor Remes, Judge,

    Budapest-Capital Regional Court

    14:30 – 14:45 Coffee break

    14:45 – 15:15 Client satisfaction  

    Kaisa Teivaanmäki, Judge,

    District Court of Kainuu, Finland

    15:15 – 15:45 Client satisfaction 

    Natasa Fülöp, Judge,

    National Office for the Judiciary


    Simon Mária, Chief Counselor,

    National Office for the Judiciary

    19:00Gala dinner at Spoon The Boat Restaurant

     

    2nd day (Friday)

    09:00 – 09:30Registration

    09:30 – 11:00 Workshop 1.

    • Judicial brand

    • Online courts

    • Client satisfaction

    11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

    11:15 – 12:45 Workshop 2.

    • Judicial brand

    • Online courts

    • Client satisfaction

    12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

    14:00 – 15:30 Workshop 3.

    • Judicial brand

    • Online courts

    • Client satisfaction

    15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break

    15:45 – 16:30 Summary of the workshops & Closing words

    18:30Farewell dinner at Up&Down Restaurant

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  • Speakers

    William Valasidis
    Director of Communications, Court of Justice of the EU

    William Valasidis is the Director of Communications of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Previously he has held the position of Director of Protocol and Information of the CJEU and he served as référendaire in the Chambers of the President of the CJEU, Prof. Dr. Vassilios Skouris (1999-2014) and in the Chambers of the Judge Krateros Ioannou (1998-1999). Mr. Valasidis holds a Degree in Law summa cum laude from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki School of Law and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Harvard Law School.

    Michael Korhonen
    Communications Manager at the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN)

    Michael is a seasoned communications professional holding some 20 years of experience in the field gained from positions at both multinational companies and other international not-for-profit organisations. Of particular interest to him is communication and social media strategy, promotions, coaching, stakeholder relations and good old-fashioned story telling through writing. Michael is based in Brussels and for the last 10 years has been working as Communications Manager at the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN). From a personal perspective, Michael is an avid traveller, having visited nearly 160 countries.

    Kaisa Teivaanmäki
    Judge at the District Court of Kainuu, Finland

    Kaisa Teivaanmäki is an appointed judge in one of the five district courts belonging to the appellate jurisdiction of Rovaniemi Court of Appeal in Finland. Along with her judgeship she has been an active participant in the Quality Project of the Courts in the Jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Rovaniemi. The Quality Project pursues improvement of the quality of adjudication in the courts and communication between courts and stakeholders. Previously Kaisa has worked as an assistant justice in Rovaniemi Court of Appeal and during that time she drafted a written report of the Rovaniemi Model for the Quality Assessment System based on Common Quality Management Instrument developed by EU member states . She has also participated on the implementation of the Quality Assessment system, which among other things looks into the courts customer and stakeholder satisfaction.

    Laura Dédesi
    Head of Department for Communication, National Office for the Judiciary

    Laura Dédesi has been working In the central administration of the court system for 2 years. As head of department her priority is to communicate clarity with the press and with the clients. In her opinion the quick and effective flowing of information is the foundation of a well-working judicial system. She has already given interviews to the press in several topics, multiple times.
    With her department she strives for clear-out, user-friendly, correct and informative judiciary services. One of these is a brand new, modern and costumer-oriented website which collects news, press releases, useful information, pictures, videos, newsletters, documents and contacts from the judicial system all over the country.
    She focuses on user experience, and tries to enhance the efficiency of the courts and the communication in this innovative aspect.

    Gábor Remes
    Judge, Budapest-Capital Regional Court

    Gábor Remes is an administrative judge, currently teamleader of administrative judges at the Budapest-Capital Regional Court. As former head of department for communication at the National Office for the Judiciary, he had previously dealt a lot with challenges and possibilities of the courts’ communication, especially in the online field.

    Natasa Fülöp
    Judge, National Office for the Judiciary

    Criminal judge of the Central District Court of Pest, the biggest district court in Europe, formerly head of the NOJ Administrative Unit, currently the leader of the project in connection with the entry into force of the new Hungarian Code of Criminal Procedure.

    Mária Simon
    Chief Counselor, National Office for the Judiciary

    Career Counselling Psychologist, Psychology teacher, responsible for the competency-based trainings.
    Main fileds of interest are the management skills development and the implementation of pedagogical approaches into the judicial training system.

    Kornél Bőhm
    Head of Crisis Communication Department, Hungarian Public Relations Association

    Kornél Bőhm is the Head of Crisis Communication Department at the Hungarian Public Relations Association (MPRSZ). As a founder of Spindoc Communications Network, Mr. Kornel Bőhm is one of Hungary’s well known crisis communication experts. Most recently, as head of communications at Hungary’s largest independent consulting firm, Kornel directed PR, positioning and strategic communications for the entire CEE region. Author of Hungary’s best selling crisis communication book under the title: „Neither confirm, nor deny” (Sem megerősíteni, sem cáfolni, HVG Books, 2018)

     

    Workshop moderators

    Mr. György Tóth, Communications Strategist / PR Consultant
    Mr. Zoltán Guba, Political Adviser, Cabinet of the Minister of State for Public Administration, Prime Minister’s Office
    Mr. Zoltán Nagy, Deputy State Secretary for Implementation of EU Developments, Prime Minister’s Office
    Ms. Nikolett Gaál, Development Officer, Department of Development Programmes and Monitoring, Prime Minister’s Office

  • Practical information

    Event

    Courts and Communication VI., Budapest - 2018

    Dates

    11-12 October 2018

    Venue

    National Office for the Judiciary - Hungarian Academy of Justice (HAJ), H-1122 Budapest, Tóth Lőrinc street 6., Hungary

    Accommodation

    The HAJ building comprises of a conference hall, several training rooms, a library, a hotel, a restaurant and an underground car park (free of charge). The hotel facility is able to accommodate 90 guests in 20 single rooms, 30 double rooms and 5 apartments.

    Room amenities: bathroom, air conditioning, TV, telephone, mini bar, wardrobe.

    Bathroom amenities: bathroom with shower, towels, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer.

    Other services: sauna and fitness room, iron (can be borrowed at the reception).

    Free Wifi: available in the whole building.

    Restaurant: open on weekdays only.