Upcoming Event

Sep
7-8
09:00

Bruegel Annual Meetings 2017

The Annual Meetings are Bruegel’s flagship event. They offer a mixture of large public debates and small private sessions about key issues in European and global economics. In a series of high-level discussions, Bruegel’s scholars, members and stakeholders will address the economic policy challenges facing Europe.

Sep 7 - 8, 2017 Square - Brussels Meeting Centre Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Energy & Climate

The Annual Meetings are Bruegel’s flagship event. They offer a mixture of large public debates and small private sessions about key issues in European and global economics. In a series of high-level discussions, Bruegel’s scholars, members and stakeholders will address the economic policy challenges facing Europe.

Schedule

Sep 07, 2017

09:00-09:30

Check in and welcome coffee

09:30-11:30

The future of industry

Chair: Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

Lowri Evans, Director General, European Commission, DG GROW

Steffen Kampeter, Director General, Confederation of German Employers' Associations

Keynote Speech

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO, Schneider Electric

11:30-12:00

Coffee Break

12:00-13:30

Parallel Session A: Structural determinants of inequality

Chair: Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow

Anna Ekström, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education, Sweden

Reiner Hoffman, Director, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

Petra Laux, Head of Global Public and Government Affairs, Novartis

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility

12:00-13:30

Parallel Session B: Decarbonisation and industrial changes

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Patrick Graichen, Director, Agora Energiewende, Germany

Carlos Sallé Alonso, Director of Energy Policies and Climate Change, Iberdrola

Additional speakers to be confirmed

13:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:00

Eurozone governance

Chair: Ferdinando Giugliano, Journalist, Bloomberg

Agnès Bénassy-Quéré

Peter Kažimír, Minister of Finance, Slovak Republic

Johan Van Overtveldt, Minister of Finance, Belgium

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

16:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-18:00

Parallel Session A: Multispeed Europe

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Pervenche Béres, Member of the European Parliament

Peter Grünenfelder, Director, Avenir Suisse

Mateusz Szczurek, Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

16:30-18:00

Parallel Session B: Finance and housing in Europe

Chair: Grégory Claeys, Research Fellow

James Murray, Deputy Mayor, Housing and Residential Development, London

Dirk Schoenmaker, Senior Fellow

Additional speakers to be confirmed

18:30-22:00

Breugel Annual dinner ( invitation only)

Chair: Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairperson of the Board

Sep 08, 2017

09:00-09:30

Check in and welcome coffee

09:30-11:00

Europe's reaction to the US trade agenda

Jean Luc Demarty, Director General, European Commission, DG TRADE

André Sapir, Senior Fellow

Additional speakers to be confirmed | This is an invitation-only session

11:30-13:00

The future of EU27 financial system

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Levin Holle, Head of the Financial Markets Policy Department, German Federal Ministry of Finance

Steven Maijoor, Chair, ESMA

José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez, Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander

This is an invitation-only session

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00

End

Location & Contact

Square - Brussels Meeting Centre

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org


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