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.

January 2015

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 09.15 to 18.00
Brussels Think Tank Dialogue
A new departure for the EU
Speaker(s): Aart De Geus, Bertelsmann Stiftung

SESSION 1: REVISITING ENERGY SECURITY IN TURBULENT TIMES
Kirsten Westphal, SWP – German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Thierry Deschuyteneer, GIE - Gas Infrastructure Europe
Dominique Ristori, European Commission
Hans ten Berge, Eurelectric
Etienne Davignon, Egmont Institute

SESSION 2: A SINGLE EUROPEAN LABOUR MARKET: MOVING IT
CLOSER?
Ruth Paserman, Cabinet of European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
Mikkel Barslund, CEPS - The Centre for European Policy Studies
Gregory Clayes, Bruegel
Anne Macey, Confrontations Europe
Eric Thode, Bertelsmann Stiftung

THE NEW EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND THE INVESTMENT PLAN: DELIVERING GROWTH?
Jyrki Katainen, Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, European Commission
Daniel Gros, Director, CEPS - The Centre for European Policy Studies
Aart De Geus, Chairman and CEO, Bertelsmann Stiftung

SESSION 3: THREE CHALLENGES FOR TOMORROW´S EU
MIGRATION POLICY: FAIRNESS, MOBILITY AND NARRATIVES
Matthias Mayer, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Yves Pascouau, EPC - European Policy Centre
Shada Islam, Friends of Europe/Les amis de l’Europe
Liz Collett, MPI – Migration Policy Institute Europe

DIRECTORS SESSION: THE NEIGHBOURHOOD IN SHAMBLES: CAN
THE EU FIX IT?
Pierre Defraigne, Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation
Giles Merritt, Friends of Europe/Les amis de l´Europe
Marc Otte, Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations
Guntram Wolff, Bruegel
Fabian Zuleeg, EPC - European Policy Centre
Laurence Norman, Wall Street Journal

Registrations are managed by Egmond Institute

The event is fully booked


February 2015

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 14.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
Innovation and economic growth - Case studies from India, the EU, and global experiences
Speaker(s): Meredith Miller, The National Bureau of Asian Research, United States (Co-Moderator)
Roy Kamphausen, The National Bureau of Asian Research, United States
Pravakar Sahoo, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi University
Fabian Zuleeg, European Policy Centre (Co-Moderator)
Christoph Rademacher, Waseda University
Neena Gill, Vice-Chair, Delegation for relations with India, European Parliament
Peter Nagy, Deputy Head of Division, European External Action Service


Registration: Not yet open for registration


Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 14.00 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
The European economic outlook 2015
Speaker(s): Marco Buti, Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist, OECD
Fabian Zuleeg,Chief Executive, European Policy Centre


Registration: Not yet open for registration


March 2015

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 14.30 to 18.00
Conference
The European environment - state and outlook 2015: Linking current knowledge and policies to future ambitions
Speaker(s):
Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency
Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia
and others...

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Monday, 23 March 2015 - 13.00 to 14.00
Policy Briefing
Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade
Registration: Not yet open for registration


Monday, 23 March 2015 - 15.30 to 17.00
Post-Summit Briefing
Registration: Not yet open for registration


April 2015

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 08.30 to 10.00
CHES Annual Lecture (Breakfast)
Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
Registration: Not yet open for registration


May 2015

Friday, 08 May 2015 - 14.00 to 14.30
Post-UK Elections Briefing
Registration: Not yet open for registration


June 2015

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 08.00 to 09.30
Breakfast Policy Briefing
Luxembourg’s priorities for the Presidency of the Council
Speaker(s): Christian Braun, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the European Union
Registration: Not yet open for registration