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 2019

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 12.30 to 16.00
EU communications on migration: Tackling challenges faced by communication actors
Blanca Tapia, Programme Manager, Fundamental Rights Promotion Department, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
Josefin Graef, Dahrendorf Forum Postdoctoral Fellow, Hertie School of Governance
Marco Funk, Policy Officer, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Katharina Bamberg, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: Participation request

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - 09.30 to 12.30
Guns and Glory: Criminality, imprisonment and jihadist extremism in Europe
Speaker(s): Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union
Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Policy Centre
Ian Acheson, Advisor to Counter Extremism Project (CEP);former Prison Governor
Paul Van Tigchelt, Director, Coordinating Unit for threat Analysis, OCAM, Belgium
Torben Adams, Head Of Division, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Federal State Bremen; Chair of the RAN prison and probation working group, Germany
Laurence Bindner, Founder, JOS Project, France
Amanda Paul, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Chair)
...other speakers to be confirmed
Registration: Participation request

October 2019

Tuesday, 01 October 2019 - 15.00 to 16.30
Policy Dialogue
Communicating about the EU in times of fragmentation and distrust
Mikel Landabaso, Director of Strategy and Corporate Communication at DG Communication, European Commission
Jule Koenneke, Co-President of Polis180, Berlin
Cecilia Möller, Press Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU
Paul Butcher, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)
Other speakers to be confirmed

Registration: Not yet open for registration

Monday, 14 October 2019 - 15.00 to 17.00
EPC Elections Monitor
The Polish elections and what the result means for Europe
Monitor Tomasz Bielecki, EU Correspondent, Gazeta Wyborcza and DW Polski
Piotr Buras, Head of Warsaw Office, European Council on Foreign Relations
Chair: TBC

Registration: Not yet open for registration

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 09.00 to 19.00
European Conference in Helsinki
From Tampere 20 to Tampere 2.0 - Towards a new programme for EU migration and asylum policies 20 years after the Tampere conclusions?
Speaker(s): Antonio Vitorino, Director General, International Organization for Migration
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Nina Gregori, Executive Director, European Asylum Support Office
Michael Spindelegger, Director General, International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, European Parliament

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