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.
Monday, 10 March 2014 - 11.30 to 14.30
Conference – Warsaw
Social Cohesion in Europe - expectations and reality
Speaker(s): Professor Marek Belka, President of the National Bank of Poland
Paweł Świeboda, President, demosEUROPA - Centre for European Strategy
Knut Dethlefsen, Director, Warsaw office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Krzysztof Blusz, Vice-President of demosEUROPA - Centre for European Strategy
Konrad Niklewicz, Deputy Director of Instytut Obywatelski and Senior Fellow at demosEUROPA
Björn Hacker, European Economic and Social Policy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin Antoinette Primatarova, Programme Director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Monday, 10 March 2014 - 16.00 to 18.00
Phasing out the EULEX Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo - Lessons learned and prospects for CSDP
Speaker(s): Eva Gross, Senior Analyst, EU ISS
Bodo Weber, Berlin based senior associate of the Democratisation Policy Council
Fisnik Korenica, Researcher, Pristina-based Group for Legal and Political Studies
Rosa Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst and Head of the Europe in the World Programme, European Policy Centre
Registration: By invitation only
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 - 16.00 to 18.00
Transatlantic Perspectives on TTIP - What prospects for SMEs?
Speaker(s): Denis Redonnet, Lead Negotiator for SMEs, DG Trade, European Commission
Christina Sevilla, Deputy Assistant U.S.Trade Representative for Small Business
Kimberly Benson, Vice President, Cange International, Inc.
Sabine Erkens, Advisor Legal Affairs, UEAPME
Hans Martens, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Moderator)
Registration: Open for registration
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 - 15.00 to 17.00
Social cohesion in Europe - What do citizens want… …and what are they likely to get?
Speaker(s): Professor Achilleas Mitsos, University of Aegean, Member of the Board of Directors, ELIAMEP, Athens
Professor Philippe van Parijs, University of Louvain; Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford
Krzysztof Blusz, Vice-President, demosEUROPA–Centre for European Strategy
Antoinette Primatarova, Programme Director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Radomír Špok, Project Manager, Europeum, Prague
Uwe Optenhögel, Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office
Paweł Świeboda, President, demosEUROPA–Centre for European Strategy
Janis Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre.(moderator)
Registration: Not yet open for registration