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.

October 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Policy Dialogue
How Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland view Brexit
Speaker(s):
Michael Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe
Mark Drakeford, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, Wales
Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Professor of Politics, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Ulster University
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Registration closed


Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Policy Dialogue
Nord Stream 2: Assessing the economic and security impact on Central and Eastern Europe
Speaker(s): Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denmark
Stefan Moser, Head of Unit for Security of Supply, DG Energy, European Commission
Peter Kotek, Senior Research Associate, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research
Nemunas Biknius, Strategy Director, EPSO-G
Florian Weiser, Research Associate, ewi Energy Research & Scenarios
Marco Giuli, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Friday, 20 October 2017 - 09.30 to 10.30
Policy Briefing
Development and security in the Mediterranean - A critical nexus for a positive agenda
Speaker(s):
Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean
Registration: Participation request


Monday, 23 October 2017 - 14.00 to 15.00
Post-Summit Briefing
Speaker(s):
Anne Gellinek, Bureau Chief, ZDF Brussels
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Friday, 27 October 2017 - 10.30 to 12.30
Policy Dialogue
Is Schengen fit for purpose? Discussing updates to the Schengen Borders Code
Speaker(s): Oliver Seiffarth, Deputy Head of Unit for Border Management and Schengen, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
Bent Mejborn, Head of Unit for Schengen, Visas and Borders, Secretariat General, European Council
Marie De Somer, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Not yet open for registration


November 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017 - 14.00 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
Circular economy and digitalisation – Prospects for joining forces?
Registration: Not yet open for registration


Monday, 27 November 2017 - 10.00 to 17.30
Conference
The Investment Plan for Europe: Investing in social care and support
Speaker(s):
Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Mobility
James Crowe, President, European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities
Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Policy Centre; President Emeritus, European Council
Jose Manuel Fernandes, Member of the European Parliament ; Rapporteur on the European Fund for Strategic Investments
Laurent Zylberberg, President, European Association of Long Term Investors
Conny Reuter, President, Social Services Europe
Iliyana Tsanova, Deputy Managing Director, European Fund for Strategic Investments
Eugene Zhuchenko, Executive Director, Long-term Infrastructure Investors Association
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

...and others

 You can find the full programme here
You can register here. Deadline: 20th November 2017 


Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
COP 23 - Outcomes and next steps
Speaker(s): Deo Saran, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Fiji and Climate Ambassador at COP23
Registration: Not yet open for registration