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Toastmasters Leadership Institute 2018

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Who should attend?

This Toastmasters Leadership Institute event is open to everyone: club officers, members of Toastmasters clubs as well as guests.
Do join if you are currently a club officer or certainly if you are interested in taking up a club leadership position in the near future.


Laura Shields
Morag Mathieson

10:00 h – Doors open and registration

11:00 h – Opening by Lucien Bollen, Division B Director

The language of empathic leadership
Keynote speech by Laura Shields, media trainer and founder of Red Thread, a Brussels-based communications agency

Workshop by Morag Mathieson, DTM, International Director Region 11, Toastmasters International



Breakout sessions focussing on club leadership roles:

  • President
  • Vice-President Education
  • Vice-President Membership
  • Vice-President Public Relations
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Sergeant at Arms


Parallel workshops:

  • Rhetorical devices by Colm Kehoe
  • The hydraulics of Club Excellence by Florian Bay
  • How to Create a Workshop? by Lukas Liebich
  • Event Organisation by Valbona Zefi


Parallel workshops (repeated)

I think you should compete: how to encourage fellow club members to participate in a speech contest
Testimonial by Zsuzsanna Corridori, District Champion of Italian Humorous Speech

Closing ceremony


Please register on easy-Speak. In case you have trouble registering you can contact us at District59DivisionB@gmail.com.


January 27
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Toastmasters Belgium


European Communications School
935 Chaussée de Waterloo, 1180 (Uccle)
Brussels, 1180 Belgium