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 2017

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 08.00 to 09.30
CHES Annual Lecture Breakfast Briefing
Achieving sustainable European health systems - The way forward
Speaker(s):
Christopher Fearne, Minister for Health of Malta
Servaas Deroose, Deputy Director General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
Hans Martens, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Participation request


Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Policy Dialogue
Towards a future-proofed electricity market design?
Speaker(s):
Augustijn Van Haasteren, Policy Officer, Wholesale Markets Electricity and Gas Unit, DG Energy, European Commission
Pavel Telička, Member of the European Parliament
Frauke Thies, Executive Director, Smart Energy Demand Coalition
Michel Matheu, Head of EU Strategy, EDF
Imke Lübbeke, Head of Unit for EU Climate and Energy Policy, WWF
Marco Giuli, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 09.00 to 10.30
EEA-EPC Policy Dialogue
The impact of climate change – Is Europe ready?
Speaker(s):
Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director, European Environment Agency
Jos Delbeke, Director General for Climate Action, European Commission
Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Member of the European Parliament
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 13.30 to 15.30
Roundtable
New Global Burden of Disease study results: Implications for Europe
Speaker(s):
William Heisel, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Heidi Larson, Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Lieve Fransen, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only


Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 12.00 to 14.30
EPC-OSEPI Roundtable
Justice reform and anti-corruption in Ukraine: assessing achievements & tasks ahead
Speaker(s):
Dmytro Shulga, European Programme Director, International Renaissance Foundation
Taras Shevchenko, Co-Chairman, Reanimation Package of Reforms
Andriy Marusov, Chairman of the Board, Transparency International Ukraine
Anitta Hipper, International Policy Officer, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
Katja Lenzing, Member of Justice and Home Affairs Team, Support Group for Ukraine, European Commission
Paul Ivan, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only


Friday, 27 January 2017 - 10.30 to 12.00
Roundtable
Turkey – Heading towards an Executive Presidency?
Speaker(s):
Demir Murat Seyrek, Senior Policy Advisor, European Foundation for Democracy
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Eberhard Rhein, Senior Advisor, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only


Monday, 30 January 2017 - 15.00 to 17.00
Roundtable
Youth cooperation in the Balkans 2020 - Four scenarios for the future.
Speaker(s):
Tanja Tomik, Member of the Managing Board, Social Democratic Alliance, Former Member of the Macedonian Parliament
Damir Masic, Member of Parliament, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Deputy Head of Social Democratic Party caucus
Elena Bodeva, Policy Officer, Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Milena Lazarevic, Programme Manager, CEP, Serbia
Wout Van Caimere, Coordinator of the European Parliament Youth Intergroup
Corina Stratulat, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only


February 2017

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 15.30 to 17.30
Policy Dialogue
Modernising tax policies in the EU Single Market
Speaker(s):
Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
Dmitri Jegorov, Deputy Secretary General for Tax and Customs Policy, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Estonia
Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe
Femke Groothuis, President & Wavemaker, Ex’tax project
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request


Tuesday, 07 February 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Policy Dialogue
Regional policy beyond 2020 – Gearing up for the new MFF
Speaker(s): Marc Lemaître, Director-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
Iskra Mihaylova, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on Regional Development
Michael Schneider, President of the EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions; CoR rapporteur on the future of Cohesion Policy beyond 2020
Raffaele Raja, Director, Lombardy Region Brussels Delegation to the EU
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Not yet open for registration