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.

October 2017

Friday, 20 October 2017 - 09.30 to 10.30
Policy Briefing
Development and security in the Mediterranean - A critical nexus for a positive agenda
Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean
Registration: Participation request

Monday, 23 October 2017 - 14.00 to 15.00
Post-Summit Briefing
Anne Gellinek, Bureau Chief, ZDF Brussels
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 10.30 to 12.30
Policy Dialogue
The role of ideology in extremist violence and terrorism: What drivers? What solutions?
Speaker(s): Bulcsú Hunyadi, Senior Poltical Analyst, Political Capital
Oren Segal, Director, Center on Extremism, Anti-Defamation League
Alexandra Stein, Writer and Educator on social psychology of ideological extremism
Amer Al Sabaileh, Political Analyst, University professor, columnist
Roberta Bonazzi, President, European Foundation for Democracy
Andrea Frontini, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)
Registration: Participation request

November 2017

Monday, 20 November 2017 - 14.00 to 16.00
Policy Dialogue
Circular economy and digitalisation – Prospects for joining forces?
Registration: Not yet open for registration

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 14.00 to 17.45
EPC-SCER Policy Roundtable + Drinks reception
The Future of the EU & Future of the UK, Scotland & EU Relationship
Michael Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe, Scottish Government (Keynote)
Danuta Huebner MEP, Chair, Committee on Constitutional Affairs, European Parliament (Keynote)
Reinhard Bütikofer MEP, member Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, European Parliament
Pierre Vimont, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe, former Executive Secretary-General of European External Action Service
John Kerr, Member of the House of Lords; former UK Permanent Representative to the EU
Émer Deane, Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU
Kirsty Hughes, Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Registration: Not yet open for registration

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 10.00 to 17.30
The Investment Plan for Europe: Investing in social care and support
Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Mobility
James Crowe, President, European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities
Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Policy Centre; President Emeritus, European Council
Jose Manuel Fernandes, Member of the European Parliament ; Rapporteur on the European Fund for Strategic Investments
Laurent Zylberberg, President, European Association of Long Term Investors
Conny Reuter, President, Social Services Europe
Iliyana Tsanova, Deputy Managing Director, European Fund for Strategic Investments
Eugene Zhuchenko, Executive Director, Long-term Infrastructure Investors Association
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

...and others

 You can find the full programme here
You can register here. Deadline: 20th November 2017 

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
COP 23 - Outcomes and next steps
Speaker(s): Deo Saran, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Fiji and Climate Ambassador at COP23
Registration: Not yet open for registration

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 15.00 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
Is Schengen fit for purpose? Discussing updates to the Schengen Borders Code
Speaker(s): Oliver Seiffarth, Deputy Head of Unit for Border Management and Schengen, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
Bent Mejborn, Head of Unit for Schengen, Visas and Borders, Secretariat General, European Council
Egert Belitsev, Counsellor on Schengen for the Estonian Presidency
Yves Pascouau, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre
Marie De Somer, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Not yet open for registration