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 2018

Saturday, 01 September 2018 -
See you in September!

 

The EPC events programme will be up and running again after the Summer break.


Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 10.00 to 12.30
Workshop
The future of European industry - From a joint vision to common objectives
Speaker(s):
Reinhard Büetikofer MEP, Alliance 90/The Greens, European Parliament
Slawomir Tokarski, Director for Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, DG GROW, European Commission
Ray Pinto, Digital Transformation Director, Digital Europe
Ulrich Schuh, Director General, HLG CompCro Chair, Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, Austria
Elizabeth Kuiper, Executive Director Public Affairs, EFPIA
Dennis Kredler, Director European Union Affairs and Head of Brussels Office, Dow Chemical Company
Martin Porter, Executive Director Industrial Innovation and EU Affairs, European Climate Foundation
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: By invitation only


Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 10.00 to 12.30
Workshop
How do industrial transitions succeed? A transatlantic dialogue on the role of place-based policies
Speaker(s): Marc Lemaitre, Director General, Department for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
Marek Gootman, Fellow and Director of Strategic Partnerships and Global Initiatives, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Kenan Fikri, Director of Research, Economic Innovation
Michael Storper, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics
Rudiger Ahrend, Head of Economic Analysis, Statistics and Multi-level Governance, OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities
Paweł Świeboda, Deputy Head, European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
Alison Hunter, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Chair)


Registration: By invitation only


Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 10.00 to 15.30
Digital Roadmap for a Circular Economy Workshop
Textiles, food systems and plastics: digitalisation as an enabler for the circular economy
Speaker(s):
Ina Budde, Founder, Circular.Fashion
Johan Kerver, CEO / CTO, FiliGrade Watermarks
Iseult Ward, Co-founder and CEO, Food Cloud
Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of Unit, Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption, DG Environment, European Commission
Barend Verachtert, Head of Unit, DG Research, European Commission
Rien Otto, Founder, Dutch aWEARness
Jyri Maunuksela, Senior Researcher, LUKE


Registration: By invitation only


Friday, 28 September 2018 - 10.30 to 12.30
CHES Workshops
Health in all policies – Going beyond policy silos
Speaker(s): Workshop 1: The future Common Agricultural Policy: How to meet healthy food and nutrition objectives?
Nikolai Pushkarev, Policy Coordinator, European Public Health Alliance
Flavio Coturni, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Hans Martens, Chair of CHES and EPC Senior Adviser

Workshop 2: Tackling chronic disease in the workplace
Stefan Joris, Director General of the Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Association
Yoline Kuipers, Policy Officer, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
Iveta Nagyova, President of the Section on Chronic Diseases, European Public Health Association
Simona Guagliardo, Junior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)


 Click here to register for your chosen workshop: https://form.jotformeu.com/82061849480360


October 2018

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 09.30 to 12.00
Single Market Rountable
European standards - Reform agenda for the next mandate. Are we doing enough to promote innovation and protect consumers?
Speaker(s):
Elena Santiago Cid, Director General, CEN and CENELEC
Stephen Russell, Secretary General, ANEC
Mette Peetz-Schou, Senior Advisor, Confederation of Danish Industry
Malcolm Harbour, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: By invitation only


Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
Is the future electric? Prospects for electromobility in Europe
Speaker(s):
Antoine Aslanides, Innovation Director, EDF
Christos Kolokathis, Associate, RAP
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Marco Giuli, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Not yet open for registration


Friday, 19 October 2018 - 10.00 to 12.00
Digital Roadmap for a Circular Economy Workshop
A digital transition to a digital circular economy: the case of remanufacturing
Speaker(s): Speakers to be announced

Registration: Participation request


November 2018

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 10.00 to 12.30
Digital Roadmap for a Circular Economy Workshop
Information Transfer: developing an EU information system
Speaker(s):
Speakers to be announced
Registration: By invitation only