American Chamber of Commerce
in the Czech Republic
25.10.2011, 08:30 - 25.10.2011, 16:00
Senát PČR - Main hall, Valdštejnské náměstí 17/4, reception C2, Praha 1 Show on map
Senate of Parliament of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic and the student initiative Inventory of Democracy invite you to the conference: „Transparent lobbying: How to achieve it?“ that will be held on October 25th, 2011 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm in the premises of the Senate. The conference aims to contribute to the discussion about what is lobbying, how it works in practice and whether and how to regulate. We will focus on direct link between business and political sphere within legislative process, public procurement and political party financing. We will seek answers to questions about how ordinary citizens can lobby- both in the process of legislation and public procurement- and how to reduce the influence of special interests and the monopolization of the process. Panels will be composed of representatives of public and private sector and experts from the Czech Republic and abroad. 8.30-9.30 registration 9.30-10.00 opening of the conference, introduction to panels 10.00-11.30 panel: political party financing 11.30-12.30 lunch break 12.30-14.00 panel: lobbying within the legislative process 14.00-14.30 coffee break 14.30-16.00 panel: lobbying within public tendering process The conference will be held under the auspices of the chairman of the Senate of Parliament of the Czech Republic, Mr. Milan Štěch. Registrations at email@example.com. Senior level management only. Patron: 3 spots, Corporate: 2 spots, SMB: 1 spot. The conference will be followed by Leadership Cocktail held in the US Ambassador´s residence. By registering for the conference you are invited also to the Cocktail. For more information please contact Lucie Vrbová, firstname.lastname@example.org. (attached you can find the map with the direction to the Senate PČR, reception "C2"). You need to have your ID card to prove your identity at the reception of the Senate.