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.

April 2017

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - 14.00 to 16.30
Circular economy and digitalisation
Registration: By invitation only

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 16.00 to 18.00
Towards water reuse in the EU - Learning from European and Israeli experience
Dirk Van der Stede, CEO, Flanders Knowledge Center Water (Vlakwa/VITO)
Shai Ezra, Director of Water Security Department, Mekorot, Israel
William Garcia, Executive Director HSSE, Energy & Climate Action, Cefic
Valentina Lazarova, Senior Project Manager, Suez
Thomas Petitguyot, Policy Officer, Implementation Water Framework Directive & water policy, DG Environment, European Commission
Romain Pardo, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only

Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 09.30 to 11.15
Policy Dialogue
Launch of the EPC “Ukraine Forum”
Speaker(s): Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania
Dmytro Shymkiv, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine; Secretary, National Reforms Council
Katharina Mathernova, Deputy Director General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission
Dariusz Rosati, Member of the European Parliament; Chair of EU Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Committee
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

May 2017

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 - 15.00 to 16.30
Post-Summit Briefing
The results of the Special European Council on Brexit
Lord Kerr of Kinlochard; Member of the House of Lords; former UK Ambassador to the EU
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
Janis Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Registration closed

Thursday, 04 May 2017 - 15.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
How to turn digitalisation into opportunities for all?
Arup Banerji, Regional Director for the European Union Countries, Europe and Central Asia
Hans Timmer, World Bank Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
Hernan Winkler, Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
Maximilian Strotmann, Member of the Cabinet of Andrus Ansip, European Commission Vice President responsible for the Digital Single Market, European Commission
Ruth Paserman, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, European Commission
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

Friday, 12 May 2017 - 09.00 to 16.00
Spring of Philanthropy 2017 (Brussels)
Boost Philanthropy in Europe
Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians
Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; Member of the Peacejam Foundation
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
Herman Van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council; President of the European Policy Centre
Ronald Bruder, Founder; Chair of the Board, Education For Employment Foundation
Luc Tayart de Borms, Managing Director, King Baudouin Foundation
Gerry Salole, Chief Executive, European Foundation Centre
Jacki Davis, Meade Davis Communications ( Moderator)
...and others


November 2017

Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 09.00 to 18.30
Herman Van Rompuy, President , European Policy Centre
Registration: Not yet open for registration