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.

September 2017

Monday, 04 September 2017 - 15.30 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
Populism: fact or fad?
Speaker(s):
Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament
Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser, Associate Professor, School of Political Science, Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile
Heather Grabbe, Director of the Open Society European Policy Institute, Brussels
Corina Stratulat, Senior Policy Analyst , European Policy Centre (Chair)



Registration: Not yet open for registration


Wednesday, 06 September 2017 - 08.00 to 09.30
Breakfast Policy Briefing
Speaker(s): Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Policy Centre
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Friday, 15 September 2017 - 10.00 to 12.00
Transatlantic Challenges Policy Dialogue
Developing sustainable road transport systems in the EU and the US – Lessons learned and prospects for deeper cooperation
Speaker(s): Drew Kodjak, Executive Director, International Council on Clean Transportation
Patrik Ragnarsson, Senior Manager Automotive and Transport Group, European Aluminium
Julia Poliscanova, Clean Vehicles Manager, Transport and Environment
...other speakers to be confirmed

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 08.30 to 09.30
Breakfast Policy Briefing
Speaker(s):
Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 09.00 to 11.00
Policy Dialogue
Water and agriculture in Europe – Time for an integrated approach
Speaker(s):
Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development
Thierry de l'Escaille, Secretary General, European Landowners’ Organization
... other speakers to be confirmed
Registration: Not yet open for registration


October 2017

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Transatlantic Challenges Policy Dialogue
The changing geopolitics of gas markets - Implications for the EU and the U.S.
Speaker(s):
Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Kirsten Westphal, Senior Associate, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Stefan Moser, Head of Unit for Security of Supply, European Commission
Jonathan Gaventa, Director, E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10.30 to 12.30
Policy Dialogue
Germany and the Energy Union: lessons and prospects
Speaker(s): Matthias Buck, Head of EU Energy Policy, Agora Energiewende
Severin Fischer, Senior Researcher, Centre for Security Studies
Julian Schorpp, Director European Energy and Climate Policy, DIHK
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Marco Giuli, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)


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Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 14.30 to 16.30
Transatlantic Challenges Policy Dialogue
Europe’s response to growing cybersecurity threats - Lessons from the U.S. experience
Speaker(s): Joel Brenner, Senior Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pawel Herczynski, Director for Security Policy and Conflict Prevention, European External Action Service
...other speakers to be confirmed

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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


Monday, 27 November 2017 - 10.00 to 17.30
Conference
The Investment Plan for Europe: Investing in social care and support
Speaker(s):
Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
James Crowe, President, European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities
Herman Van Rompuy President, European Policy Centre
...other speakers to be confirmed

Registration: Not yet open for registration