Calendar of events

This is a provisional calendar and details of events and speakers are subject to confirmation to EPC members by e-mail.

These events are only open to EPC members, EU officials and the media, unless specified otherwise.

September 2016

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 - 09.30 to 12.30
Single Market Roundtable
European standards for the 21st century: goods, services, ICT
Speaker(s):
Malcolm Harbour, Senior Advisor, European Policy Centre (Chairman)
Registration: By invitation only


Thursday, 08 September 2016 - 14.30 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
Making sense of Europe’s cohesion challenge: The EU Cohesion Monitor and the path of the EU28
Speaker(s):
Josef Janning, Head of European Council on Foreign Relations’ Berlin Office and Senior Policy Fellow
Danuta Maria Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs
Janis A Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Giovanni Grevi, Senior Fellow, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Open for registration


Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
The Effort Sharing Decision - Is the EU walking the talk on climate action?
Speaker(s):
Artur Runge-Metzger, Director, Climate Strategy, Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission
...other speakers to be confirmed

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 14.30 to 17.30
CHES Conference
Health in all policies - A far-fetched dream?
Speaker(s):
Roberto Bertollini, Former Chief Scientist and Representative to the EU, World Health Organisation
Flavio Coturni, Head of Unit, Agricultural policy analysis and perspectives, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
Yves Pascouau, Director of Migration and Mobility Policies, European Policy Centre
Ann Uustalu, Research Programme Officer, Fighting infectious diseases and advancing public health, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
Isabel De La Mata, Principal Adviser, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
Nina Renshaw, Secretary-General, European Public Health Alliance
Clive Needle, Policy & Advocacy Director, EuroHealthNet
Hans Martens, Chair of CHES; Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Chair)
...and others

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Thursday, 22 September 2016 - 14.00 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
The impact of the Syrian war on Lebanon and Jordan
Speaker(s):
HE Rami Mortada, Head of the Mission of Lebanon to the EU
HE Yousef Bataineh, Head of the Mission of Jordan to the EU
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)
...other speakers to be confirmed
Registration: Not yet open for registration


Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 15.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
Towards a circular economy - Which economic instruments can drive change?
Speaker(s):
Peter Handley, Head of Unit Resource Efficiency, Secretariat-General, European Commission
Pavel Telička, Member of the European Parliament, Member of Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
Leon Wijnands, Global Head of Sustainability, ING Group
Claire Dadou-Willmann, Director, 2ACR
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)


Registration: Not yet open for registration


October 2016

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 15.00 to 18.30
The EU at Sixty
EPC 20th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE + RECEPTION
Speaker(s): Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Policy Centre
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament
Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President, European Commission
Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Radosław Sikorski, Former Foreign Minister of Poland
Michael Roth, Deputy Federal Minister for European Affairs, Germany
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre

Registration: Not yet open for registration