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Past Events




  • 20 September: Half-day seminar: "Corporate communication: The Nine commandments of excellence", Professor Ansgar Zerfass.
  • 31 May: Breakfast meeting: "The Visual Art of Communicating".
    Dr Sebastian Kernbach, lecturer, consultant, and visual coach in the area of Knowledge Visualization and Visual Thinking, University of St. Gallen, Institute of Media and Communication Management. He has been Manager for Marketing and Communication at Xerox, Head of Branding at a Swiss start up a consultant at Interbrand. Dr. Kernbach is the founder of the Visual Collaboration Lab and a member of the Organizing Committee of the International Symposium on Knowledge Visualization and Visual Thinking.
  • 8 March: Breakfast meeting: "Hva kan en retorisk analyse fortelle oss om norske kommuners hjemmesider?
    Bli med oss å diskutere aktuell norsk kommuneretorikk om folket". Associate Professor, Maria Isaksson, leader BI’s Bachelor of Management in Rhetoric, Communication and Management



  • 24-25 September: Corporate Communication Executive Summit at Kleivstua - 'The Future of Corporate Communcation in Norway'.


  • 10 October: Using Conflict to Build a Media Agenda for Health Issues, Lunch meeting with Professor Glen T. Cameron.

  • 19-20 September: Corporate Communication Executive Summit at Kleivstua.

  • 18 June: Lunch meeting with open and informal discussion on Reputation, Responsibility and Stakeholder Support in Scandinavian Firms: Devolping a Scandinavian CSR index and introducing the Norwegian CSR index. Based on a paper soon to be published in Journal of Business Ethics, Professor Peggy Simcic Brønn presented a comparative study of the perceptions of CSR performance by Scandinavian firms and the development of a Scandinavian CSR Index based on the work of Professor Brønn and Associate Professor Deborah Vidaver-Cohen of Florida International University using Reputation Institute's RepTrak data in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Professor Brønn also introduced the Norwegian CSR Index using 2013 RepTrak data.
    Maria Gjølberg: CSR i Norden - Hvor er vi?
    Peggy Simic Brønn: Reputation, responsibility and stakeholder support in Scandinavian firms: A comparative analysis

  • 15 March: A Strategic Approach to Using New Media for Internal and External Communication.
    Workshop with Dr. Keri Stephens, University of Texas.


  • 21 August: Breakfast with Professor Ansgar Zerfass - Future Development in Strategic Communication

  • 7 June: Angela Sinickas - Helping Leaders Excel at Comminication

  • 27 March: Dr. Keri Stephens - Communicating with New Media for Internal & External Stakeholders
    Breakfast meeting with Gullkorn nominees in the category "Årets virksomhetsprofilering"
    Elkjøp Nordic and Burson-Marsteller with "Vi holder det vi lover"
    Selvaag Bolig og Apeland with "Bolig nr. 50 000"
    Tøcksfors Handelspark og InvolvePR with Grensehandel/åpning av handelspark.
    Winner in the category was Elkjøp Nordic and Burson-Marsteller.Breakfast meeting with Professor Ansgar Zerfass - Future Developments in Strategic Communication Angela Sinickas - Breakfast meeting with Gullkorn nominees in the category "Årets virksomhetsprofilering".


  • 7 November: Breakfast meeting with Gullkorn nominees in the category «Årests virksomhetsprofilering».
    DnB NOR and Gambit, Hill & Knowlton for "Ungdomsbanken."
    Statoil and Gambit, Hill & Knowlton for "Teach First Norway."
    Hafslund and PR-operatørene for "Barnas Miljørapport" and "Hafslund Miljøfestival for Barn."

  • 15-16 September: Centre for Corporate Communication research summit at Kleivstua.

  • 2 February: Centre breakfast meeting
    Samfunnsansvar og ISO 26000 - et nytt verktøy for kommunikatører og kommunikasjon
    Powerpoint presentations from the seminar can be found here:
    Peggys presentation
    KLP presentation
    Standard Norge iso26000
    Users guide to iso26000

  • 3 November: Centre breakfast meeting with this years Gullkorn finalists in Corporate Communication

  • 29-30 September: Communication Leader summit
    For Norwegian communication directors by invitation only. full day and evening of learning and networking starting with lunch on the 29th. The topics this year are integrated communication and innovation through social networking presented by DnBNOR and Orkla. The cases will provide the basis for discussion by researchers and participants.

  • 15 September: Centre breakfast meeting "Kan tillit måles? Hvordan skaper tillit?"

  • 9 September: 'Bokbad' members meeting in Oslo, Akershus
    Theme: "Virksomhetens stemme" written by Øystein Bonvik in cooperation with the Centre's director, Professor Peggy Simcic Brønn.

  • 10 June: Breakfast meeting, BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo.
    Theme: How to get the most out of your IABC membership.
    Host: Associate Professor Peggy Simcic Brønn.
    Speaker: IABC Senior Vice President for Global Membership Development, Lee Anne Snedeker.

  • 25-26 May: Seminar on Organizational and Corporate Communication Research in Norway. BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo.
    Program leader: Associate Professor Peggy Simcic Brønn.
    Program Rsearch Summit 2010[1].pdf


  • 21 October: Seminar, 25 Years of PR Education in Norway
    Professor James E. Grunig
    Professor Øyvind Ihlen
    Professor Joep Cornelissen
  • 23-25 September: Ashridge Conference, Ashridge Business School, UK 
    Theme: Communication Metrics. 
    Leader: Dr. Jon White

  • 24 June: Breakfast Meeting: An open forum on the role of financial institution communicators in the current financial crisis

  • 19 May 2009: Research conference on organizational and corporate communication. A discussion on the future of communication research and education in Norway. 
    Program leaders: Associate Professor Peggy Simcic Brønn, BI and Arild Wæraas, University of Tromsø
    Click here for a copy of the program.

  • 5 February 2009: Breakfast Meeting: Results of Corporate
    Communication Benchmark Study of DN200 Firms.
    Click here for a copy of the report.


  • 9 December: Lunch meeting: Professor Mary Jo Hatch
    Topic: Aligning Organizational Culture and Organizational Identity
  • 5 November: Breakfast meeting: Professor Cees van Riel, Rotterdam University
    Topic: Stimulating Strategically Aligned Behavior among Employees
  • 17-19 September: Ashridge Conference, Ashridge Business School, UK
    Leader: Dr. Jon White