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Bruegel Annual Meetings 2017

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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.

Registrations from the website are only valid for the daytime sessions on 7 September. The dinner and all sessions on 8 September are restricted to Bruegel members and selected invitees.

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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 of DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - European Commission

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

Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Executive Vice President Strategy, 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, President, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

Nathalie Moll, Director General, EFPIA

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

James Waterworth, Vice-President, Europe for the Computer and Communications Industry Association

Additional speakers to be confirmed

13:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:00

Eurozone governance

Chair: Ferdinando Giugliano, Journalist, Bloomberg

Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Chair, French Council of economic analysis

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

Sandro Gozi, State Secretary for European Affairs, Italy

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

Liviu Voinea, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Romania

Ida Wolden Bache, Executive Director, Monetary Policy Department, Norge Bank

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

9:30-10:15

European Defense Action Plan (Invitation-only)

Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

10:15-11:00

Europe's reaction to the US trade agenda ((Invitation-only)

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 ((Invitation-only)

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Levin Holle, Director General, Financial Markets Policy, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany

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

Speakers

José Antonio Álvarez Álvarez

Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander

Agnès Bénassy-Quéré

Chair, French Council of economic analysis

Pervenche Béres

Member of the European Parliament

Jean Luc Demarty

Director General, European Commission, DG TRADE

Anna Ekström

Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education, Sweden

Lowri Evans

Director-General of DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs - European Commission

Sandro Gozi

State Secretary for European Affairs, Italy

Peter Grünenfelder

Director, Avenir Suisse

Patrick Graichen

Director, Agora Energiewende, Germany

Reiner Hoffman

President, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund

Levin Holle

Director General, Financial Markets Policy, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany

Steffen Kampeter

Director General, Confederation of German Employers' Associations

Peter Kažimír

Minister of Finance, Slovak Republic

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Executive Vice President Strategy, Schneider Electric

Steven Maijoor

Chair, ESMA

Nathalie Moll

Director General, EFPIA

James Murray

Deputy Mayor, Housing and Residential Development, London

Carlos Sallé Alonso

Director of Energy Policies and Climate Change, Iberdrola

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

Dirk Schoenmaker

Senior Fellow

Mateusz Szczurek

Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Marianne Thyssen

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

Liviu Voinea

Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Romania

Johan Van Overtveldt

Minister of Finance, Belgium

James Waterworth

Vice-President, Europe for the Computer and Communications Industry Association

Ida Wolden Bache

Executive Director, Monetary Policy Department, Norge Bank

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Square - Brussels Meeting Centre

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org


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