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.

January 2019

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 09.30 to 10.30
Policy Briefing
Teodor Meleșcanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania

The foreign policy priorities of the Romanian EU Council Presidency

Registration: Participation request

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 15.30 to 17.00
Policy Dialogue
The European Citizens’ Consultations Representation with participation?
Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President, European Committee of the Regions
Sixtine Bouygues, Deputy Director General for Communication, European Commission
Gaëtane Ricard-Nihoul, Deputy Secretary General for the Citizens’ Consultations on Europe; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
Salvador Llaudes, Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute, Spain
Paul Butcher, Junior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre
Corina Stratulat, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 18.30 to 20.15
Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Kitchen on the Run: An innovative example of refugee inclusion
Jule Schröder, Founder, Kitchen on the Run
Marieke Schöning, Project Manager, Kitchen on the Run
Catherine Woollard, Secretary General of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Katharina Bamberg, Policy Analyst, Migration and Diversity Programme, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

Monday, 28 January 2019 - 15.00 to 18.00
Policy Dialogue
Brexit - Which way forward?
Ivan Rogers, Former UK Permanent Representative to the EU
Sabine Weyand, Deputy Chief Brexit Negotiator, European Commission
Tony Connelly, Europe Editor, RTE
Jennifer Rankin, Brussels Correspondent, The Guardian
Jill Rutter, Programme Director, Institute for Government
Brigid Laffan, Director, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Registration: Registration closed

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 08.30 to 10.00
Disruptive Technologies Series Policy Dialogue
Beyond the hype: Algorithms
Rik Vera, Chairman of the Board of Directors & Partner, nexxworks
Assaf Natanzon, VP Advanced Technology, Dell EMC Office of the CTO
Marcel Boulogne, Head of Sector ‘Observatory on the Online Platform Economy’, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Klaudia Majcher, Digital Policy Analyst, European Political Strategy Centre
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: Participation request

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 14.30 to 16.30
EPC-LINKS Policy Dialogue
Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh: the benefits of peace
Riccardo Giucci, Managing Director, Berlin Economics
David Saha, Consultant-Adviser, Berlin Economics
Ilgar Gurbanov, Independent Researcher on Security Affairs, Baku
Anahit Shirinyan, Academy Associate, Chatham House
Dennis Sammut, Director, LINKS
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

February 2019

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
Cause or trigger? The link between migration and populism
Hans Vorländer, Director MIDEM; Director, Centre for the Study of Constitutionalism and Democracy, TU Dresden
Jean Lambert, Member of the European Parliament
Aidan White, Founder & President, Ethical Journalism Network
Marie De Somer, Head of EPC Migration and Diversity Programme (Chair)

Registration: Not yet open for registration

Thursday, 07 February 2019 - 10.00 to 12.00
Digital Roadmap for a Circular Economy Workshop
Digitalised circular economy: the role of public procurement
Nikita Stampa, Head of Unit, Innovative and E-procurement, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission
Madeleine Bergrahm, Nordic Sustainability Manager & EU Sustainable Public Procurement, HP
Salla Koivusalo, Senior Advisor on Public Procurement, City of Vantaa
Annika Hedberg, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Registration: By invitation only