Brussels Workshop: Activist Science – What is it, Why Does it Work, and How Should it be Answered?

02 Mar, 2018

Training Workshop

4 May 2018
9:30−16:00 CEST

NGO expert Robert Blood and science communication expert András Baneth come together to host a unique workshop for companies and consultancies tackling current and emerging science-based controversies. If you are in the business of explaining or defending technology risk in the face of organised campaigning, this training event is definitely for you.

About the Speakers

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Robert Blood runs SIGWATCH, the world’s leading consultancy on NGOs and activist groups. Robert created SIGWATCH, which specialises in objectively tracking NGO campaigns around the world, to meet businesses’ need for evidence-led issues management. Today SIGWATCH has a client roster of over fifty companies, most of which are global leaders in their sectors. Robert himself is an experienced public speaker and workshop leader on understanding, engaging and negotiating with NGOs.

András Baneth is head of the Public Affairs Council’s European office (, the world’s largest global association of public affairs professionals with nearly 700 member organizations. András has trained over 2,500 corporate executives, managers and diplomats on public affairs, lobbying and strategic communication, and has been running ‘Science communication’ trainings for Bayer CropScience, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Elanco and various other companies for more than six years in the US, Argentina and in Europe.


PAC Members / SIGWATCH partners Non-Members
Prices exclude VAT @ 21%: €649 €790
Price includes sandwich lunch, light refreshments, and handouts.
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