Saturday 09/30/2017

The following names indicate rooms at the congress center:AARE, AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI,  BIENNE, LÉMAN, LUGANO, MILES DAVIS HALL, NEUCHÂTEL, REUSS, RHÔNE, LIMMAT, ORBE, THUN, ZUG

Learn more about the rooms here: The convention centre

08:30 - 16:30

  Forum Office B3 - ZUG

The forum office is accessible for all speakers and other official persons needing secretary services, a computer with printer, access to internet or any other services.

09:00 - 10:30

  LCIF General Session B5 - AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
IPIP Chancellor Bob Corlew

Vice Chair
PID Philippe Gerondal, MD112, Belgium

Speakers

  • IPIP Chancellor Bob Corlew
  • PID Philippe Gerondal, LCIF Board of Trustees Member
  • More speakers according to later announcements

Description

  • Introduction and overview about LCIF
  • LCIF activities and grant
  • LCIF coordinators and structures
  • Further topics according to later announcements
  • Q&A
  WaSH (Water, Sanitation Hygiene) – a Lions Commitment B3 - LÉMAN

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
PDG Reinhold W. Hocke, MD 111, Germany

Vice Chair
PDG Moritz Bickel, MD 120, Switzerland

Speakers

  • PDG Reinhold W. Hocke, Chair WaSH Work Group
  • PDG Moritz Bickel, MD 102, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Franz-Bernd Frechen, University of Kassel, Germany, Head of the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (DESEE)
  • Representatives Hilfswerk der Deutschen Lions (German Lions Foundation)

Description

  • UN Sustainable Development Goal No 6
  • Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in
  • What can Lions do?
  MyLCI « Now and the Future » B3 - LUGANO

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
PCC Andrew Pemperton, District 105M/105, England

Speaker
PCC Kevin Lin, District 1F/1, LCI IT Division Manager

Description

  • Explore MyLCI value for European Lions
  • Using MyLCI to charter clubs, manage Lions, report services
  • Communicate, submit expenses, verify data
  • Assign delegates and control privacy
  • Explore MyLCI 2.0
  30 Years of Women in Lionism A4 - RHÔNE

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions, especially women

Chair
IPDG Dr. Petra Hänert, MD 111, Germany

Vice Chair
IPDG Dr. Claudia Spiess-Kiefer, MD 111, Germany

Speakers

  • IPDG Dr. Petra Hänert,MD 111, Germany
  • IPDG Eva Küpers, MD 111, Germany
  • IPDG Jutta Künast-Ilg, MD 111, Germany
  • IPDG Dr. Claudia Spiess-Kiefer, MD 111, Germany

Description

  • Open Space Workshop - Women’s power for LCI
  • In Open Space setting all participants discuss:
  • Status Quo
  • Data-Facts-new path
  • The magic 50%
  • Women an leadership
  • Compatibility of family, work and Lions
  • It is a workshop, so there is no main-speaker, but4 moderators
  Meeting of Scandinavian Council (closed session) A4 - AARE

Target audience
Only Lion delegates of Scandinavian countries

Chair
CC Mats Granath, MD 101 Sweden

Description
According to a separate agenda.

  LCI Convention Milano 2019 A4 -REUSS

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
PDG Prof. Mario Castellaneta, MD 108, Italy

Description
Milan is a world hub for fashion, food and design. Some of the world’s masterpieces are the showcase of the town: Michelangelo’s Pietà and Leonardo’s Last Supper.

  LEOS meet LIONS A3 - ORBE

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
Luc Debois, MD 112, Belgium

Vice Chair
Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia

Speakers

  • IP MD Leo Advisor Luc Debois
  • Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia
  • Additional speakers will be announced later

Description
The purpose of this session is to learn how to start a new LEO Club.

  • Introduction
  • Steps to follow
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Success stories
  • Discussions / Questions
  Supervisory Committee 2018 (closed session) B3 - THUN

Target audience
Only board members, Host Committee 2017 and 2018

Chair
ID Regina Risken

Secretary
PDG Zvonimir Cvetanovski, D 132, General Secretary EF 2018

Description
According to a separate agenda.

  Meeting of Council of Governors MD 102, core team (closed session) B3 - BIENNE

Target audience
Only Council of Governors MD 102 (core team)

Chair
CC Ursina Boulgaris, MD 102, Switzerland

Vice Chair
PDG Karin Engelmann, General Secretary

Description
Programme and agenda items listed in the invitation

09:00 - 12:15

  Eastern Europe CEEI (closed session) B3 - NEUCHÂTEL

Target audience
Only CA4-H Country Advisors

Chair
PID Phil Nathan, European Representative, New & Emerging Countries Committee

Vice Chair
PDG Heiko Dallmann, MD 111, Germany

Speaker
PID Phil Nathan, MD 105, England

Description
Strategic review of extension, leadership and membership in the CEE, CA4-H countries.

  • Welcome
  • Review & Presentation: Strategic Plan
  • Discussion: GLT, GMT & GST
  • Questions
  • Summary and Close

10:45 - 12:15

  WATER Means LIFE B5 - AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their guests

Chair
PID Robert Rettby, Forum President, MD 102 Switzerland

Speakers

  • Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman Emeritus, Nestlé S.A.
  • Livia Pomodoro, President Milan Center for Food Law and Policy
  • Dr. Christian Zurbrügg, Sandec, Member of directorate of EAWAG
  • Alain Jeannet, Le Temps/Ringier AG, Moderator

Description

  • Access to safe water in developing countries
  • Humanitarian and social aspects
  • Legal and political aspects
  • Technical and implementation aspects in drinking water supply and quality
  • Q&A with the audience
  Empowering Visually Impaired Youngsters by Enhancing their Overall Skill Set B3 - LÉMAN

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
2nd VDG Marcel Daniëls, MD 112B, Belgium

Speakers

  • Ms. Dorien Cornelis (blind and board member of ICC Belgium)
  • Mr. Anthony Reyers (blind and board member of ICC Belgium)
  • Others ICC members from different countries

Description
Support with study material in digital format and using computers for all study aspects, as it enhances the « literal” mobility towards a “digital universe”.

  SMiLE (Key Success Factors Social Media and MyLion) B3 - LUGANO

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
VDG Roman Jansen-Winkeln, D111-MS, Germany

Vice Chair
PDG Gianfranco Ferradini, D108-IB4, Italy

Speakers

  • L Stefan Kaufmann, D111-MS, Germany, District-IT-Chairperson, Lions SMiLE Vice Chairperson
  • VDG Roman Jansen-Winkeln

Description

  • Social Media and MyLion – key for Lions
  • How social media and MyLion contribute to the success of Lions Clubs in Lions 2nd century of service
  • Get ready and make sure you align your strategy
  LEO to Lions « The LEO Advisor » A3 - ORBE

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
Luc Debois, MD 112, Belgium

Vice Chair
Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia

Speakers

  • IP MD Leo Advisor Luc Debois
  • Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia
  • Additional speakers will be announced later

Description

The purpose of this session is to discuss the function of the LEO Advisor.

  • Introduction
  • What is a LEO Advisor? The do’s and don’ts of the LEO Advisor?
  • What is a Multiple District LEO Advisor?
  • National LEO Committee?
  • Discussions / Questions

13:00 - 14:00

  European Council II (Final meeting) B5 - AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI

Target audience

Delegates of each country, all Lions without right to vote

Chair

PID Robert Rettby, Forum President, MD 102, Switzerland

Vice Chair
PDG Nebojsha Davidovski, Forum Vice-President

Speakers

  • ID Elien van Dille (Delegate of IP)
  • European International Directors
  • PID Jouko Ruissalo, Archivist and Advisor
  • PCC Peter Brandenburg, Forum Accountant
  • ZC Christoph Witschi, Forum General Secretary
  • Members of the European Council

Description

  • Presentation of the candidates for 3rd International President
  • Presentation of the European candidates for International Director
  • Election of the Candidates for the position of Archivist and Advisor – 1st round
  • Election of the Candidates for the position of Forum Accountant – 1st round
  • Vote on Resolution 1
  • Vote on Resolution 2
  • Vote on Resolution 3
  • Vote on Resolution 4
  • Vote on new member of the European Council
  • Election of the Candidates for the position of Archivist and Advisor – 2nd round
  • Election of the Candidates for the position of Forum Accountant – 2nd round
  • Miscellaneous and recommendations from seminars
  • Results of voting and elections
  • Closing words by the Forum President

13:00 - 14:15

  City Tour Music Delegation City of Montreux

Target audience
Musicians their companions and music delegates

Chair
L Markus Enzler, MD 102, Switzerland

Vice Chair
L Jacky Blanc, D 102W, Switzerland

Description

  • Meet at the Info Point in the convention centre
  • Egress at 13.00 (please be on time)
  • Visit the town of Montreux, in particular the old part of the town

13:15 - 14:45

  Red Cross Activities Worldwide B3 - LÉMAN

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
L Toni Frisch, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss Red Cross and Lions Club member

Speakers

  • Beat von Däniken: Director of the International Cooperation Department at the Swiss Red Cross
  • Dr. Jemilah Mahmood: IFRC Undersecretary General for Partnerships

Description

190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies are providing humanitarian activities worldwide. 17 million volunteers and members are engaged in saving lives, alleviating suffering and promoting human dignity and peace.Using MyLCI to charter clubs, manage Lions, report services

  • Presentation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Showing the main activities and achievements with a focus on Europe
  • Possible cooperation between Red Cross and Red Cross Partners and the Lions Clubs
  The secrets of linking Lions and LEOS A4 - AARE

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions, especially activity delegates

Chair
L Othmar Fetz, LEO Club-Advisor, MD 114-M, Austria

Description

  • Unleash full power by mutual inspiration
  • I took part in approx. 100 service projects worldwide. I will give you an overview of my work and discuss ways how Lions and LEOS can work together more efficient
  Young Ambassadors Presentation A4 - REUSS

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
Dieter Van Hoye, MD 112, Belgium, European Chairperson of Young Ambassador Competition

Speaker
Dieter Van Hoye

Description
Young Ambassador: announcement of winner of the competition

  LEO to LIONS – World Café part II A3 - ORBE

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
Luc Debois, MD 112, Belgium

Vice Chair
Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia

Speakers

  • IP MD Leo Advisor Luc Debois
  • Andrej Marsic D129, Slovenia
  • Additional speakers will be announced later

Description

The purpose of this session is to discuss the LEO Club program having the slogan: „Leading for Life“.

  • We believe that leadership development is continuous
  • What skills are you interested in developing?
  • What tools do you need to be successful?
  • Workshop in small groups and open discussion
  • Discussions / Questions
  • Conclusions

13:15 - 16:30

  EU Privacy Protection Group (closed session) B3 - BIENNE

Target audience
Only members of the Protection Group, special invitation only, part 2

Chair
L Frank Gerlinger, GR M&M (members and notifications)

Description
Workshop and resolutions

14:15 - 14:45

  Anniversary celebration - 50 years LCIF B5 - FOYER AUDITORIUM

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their and companions, especially women

Chair
Chairperson Chancellor Bob Corlew

Description

  • The Lions Club International Foundation celebrates its 50 years
  • The Chairman of the LCIF, Bob Corlew, gives a brief retrospective and provides information about the objectives
  • Some sweets and soft drinks are offered

15.00 - 16.30

  Closing Ceremony B5 - AUDITORIUM STRAVINSKI

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
PID Robert Rettby, MD 102, Switzerland, President of Host Committee 2017

Vice Chair
PP Claire-Lise Germond-Lavanchy, LC Riviera-Chablais, MD 102, Switzerland

Speaker
Lolita Morena, Master of Ceremony

Description

  • PID Robert Rettby, Forum president, welcome message
  • Interlude Big Band Jazz Orchestra Conservatory Jazz Riviera
  • Chairman LEMC Ingo Brookmann; announcement of the music competition’s results and proclamation of the winner
  • World premiere of a composition by Jean-Michel François, trumpet and piano
  • Announcement of the result of the “Young Ambassador Award”
  • ID Elien Van Dille MD 112, retrospective Europa Forum 2017
  • Interlude Big Band Jazz Orchestra Conservatory Jazz Riviera with singer Anastasia Gaillard
  • PDG Mario Castellaneata, MD 108, presentation of the international convention in Milano 2019
  • Laurent Wehrli, mayor of the city of Montreux, farewell message
  • PDG Zvonimir Cvetanovski, District 132, presentation of the 64th Europa-Forum 2018 in Skopje, Macedonia, FYROM
  • PID Robert Rettby, handover of the forum flag
  • Interlude Big Band Jazz Orchestra Conservatory Jazz Riviera
  • PID Robert Rettby, closing message and surprise
  • Final with the Big Band Jazz Orchestra Conservatory Jazz Riviera

18:30 - ??

  Host Evening Casino Montreux

Target audience
Lions, Leos and their companions

Chair
L Jacky Blanc

Speaker
PID Robert Rettby, Forum President

Description

  • Doors open and welcome drink from 18:30
  • Welcome address by the Forum President at 19:00
  • Swiss evening: Folklore surprises
  • Enjoy the evening and the glitzy casino atmosphere
  • Dress code: Business casual

Location
Casino Barrière Montreux, Rue du Théâtre 9, Montreux

21:00 - ??

  Meet up - Funky Claude's Nobs Bar Funky Claude's Nobs Bar

Relax from the day, enjoy life music and meet Lion friends

Location
Hotel Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Funky Claude‘s Nobs Bar, Avenue Claude Nobs 2, 1820 Montreux

Main Meetings Socializing, Agora International Relations
Activities Thematic Meetings GAT
Youth Young Ambassadors Music Competition
Leo - Lions