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.

June 2017

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 14.30 to 15.30
Post Summit Briefing
Speaker(s): Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Registration: Participation request


Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - 08.00 to 09.30
Breakfast Policy Briefing
The priorities of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Speaker(s):
Matti Maasikas, Deputy Minister for EU Affairs, Estonia

Registration: Participation request


Tuesday, 27 June 2017 - 14.00 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
A sustainable future for our oceans - Can the EU set the course?
Speaker(s): Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
Pierre Erwes, Chairman, BioMarine International Clusters Association
Eleni Marianou, Secretary General, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions
Samantha Burgess, Head of European Marine Policy, WWF European Policy Office
Antonio Pinho, Counsellor for Fisheries, Maritime Policy and Forests, Permanent Representation of Portugal to the EU
Romain Pardo, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 15.00 to 16.00
Policy Briefing
Countering violent extremism – Lessons learned and future challenges
Speaker(s):
Irfan Saeed, Director, Office of Countering Violent Extremism, Bureau of Counterterrorism & Countering Violent Extremism, U.S. Department of State
Andrea Frontini, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


July 2017

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 - 10.30 to 12.30
Policy Dialogue
How to counter jihadist radicalisation in schools?
Speaker(s): Peter Neumann, Special Representative on the fight against radicalisation, Austrian Chairmanship of the OSCE 2017, Professor of Security Studies, Department of War Studies, King’s College London
Rodrigo Ballester, Member of Cabinet of European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
Karin Heremans, Director, Koninklijk Atheneum Antwerpen
Co-Chair of the Radicalisation Awareness Network Education Working Group
Demir Murat Seyrek, Senior Policy Adviser, European Foundation for Democracy
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


November 2017

Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 09.00 to 18.30
NEW PACT FOR EUROPE - EPC ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Speaker(s): Herman Van Rompuy, President , European Policy Centre

Registration: Not yet open for registration