Upcoming Event

Sep
3-4
09:00

Bruegel Annual Meetings 2018

The Annual Meetings are Bruegel’s flagship event. They offer a mixture of large public debates, lectures and invitation-only 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. The sessions on the first day will be livestreamed […]

Sep 3 - 4, 2018 Brussels Comic Strip Museum, Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Energy & Climate

The Annual Meetings are Bruegel’s flagship event. They offer a mixture of large public debates, lectures and invitation-only 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.

The sessions on the first day will be livestreamed starting at 9:00 on this page. It is not necessary to register to watch the livestream.

The second day is only open to Bruegel members and a small number of selected invitees.

Registrations for this event are not yet open to the public.

Schedule

Sep 3, 2018

8:30-9:00

Check-in and welcome coffee

9:00-11:00

WHAT SHOULD BE THE ECONOMIC PROGRAMME FOR EUROPE

Organised jointly with the Financial Times

Keynote

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, France

Panel

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Speakers to be confirmed

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-13:00

EUROPE’S GEOSTRATEGIC POSITIONING IN A VOLATILE WORLD

Chair: André Sapir, Senior Fellow

Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister of Sweden

Dominique Moïsi, Special Advisor, Geopolitics, Institut Montaigne

Ana Palacio, Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Spain

13:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:30

The social impact of decarbonisation

Speakers to be confirmed

14:30-15:30

ACADEMIC LECTURE ON GLOBAL TRADE

Richard E. Baldwin, Professor of international economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:15

THE FUTURE OF EUROPE’S FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Jean Pierre Mustier, CEO, Unicredit

Additional speaker to be confirmed

18:30-22:00

ANNUAL DINNER (Invitation-only)

Chair: Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairperson of the Board

Keynote speech

Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

Sep 4, 2018

8:45-9:15

Check-in and welcome coffee

9:15-12:45

EUROZONE GOVERNANCE (Invitation-only)

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Philippe Lespinard, CIO – Fixed Income, Schroder Investment

Emma Navarro, President, ICO

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics at London Business School

12:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:45

EUROPE’S DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY STRATEGY (invitation-only)

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

12:45-14:00

Lunch

Speakers

Richard E. Baldwin

Professor of international economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Bruno Le Maire

Minister of the Economy, France

Philippe Lespinard

CIO – Fixed Income, Schroder Investment

Dominique Moïsi

Special Advisor, Geopolitics, Institut Montaigne

Jean Pierre Mustier

CEO, Unicredit

Emma Navarro

President, ICO

Ana Palacio

Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Spain

Lucrezia Reichlin

Professor of Economics at London Business School

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

Jean-Claude Trichet

Chairperson of the Board

Margrethe Vestager

European Commissioner for Competition

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Brussels Comic Strip Museum, Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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