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Sep
3-4
08:30

Bruegel Annual Meetings 2018

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The 2018 Annual Meetings will be held on 3-4 September and will feature sessions on European and global economic governance, as well as finance, energy and innovation.

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.

NOTE THAT THIS REGISTRATION GIVES YOU ACCESS ONLY TO THE DAYTIME SESSIONS ON 3 SEPTEMBER. The dinner and second day is open only to Bruegel members and a small number of selected invitees.

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Schedule

Sep 03, 2018

08:30-09:00

Registrations and welcome coffee

09:00-10:30

WHAT COURSE AHEAD FOR EUROPE'S ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE?

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Jointly organised with the Financial Times

Presentation

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Panel

Nadia Calviño, Minister of the Economy, Spain

Johan Van Overtveldt, Minister of Finance, in charge of Combating Tax Fraud, Belgium

Commentator: Financial Times

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-13:00

EUROPE’S GEOSTRATEGIC POSITIONING IN A VOLATILE WORLD

Chair: Jean Pisani-Ferry, Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel

Keynote speech

Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands (tbc)

Panel

Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister of Sweden

Dominique Moïsi, Special Advisor, Geopolitics, Institut Montaigne

Ana Palacio, Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Spain

Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag

Maria Åsenius, Head of Cabinet to Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

13:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:45

THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF DECARBONISATION

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Péter Kaderják, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Policy, Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Hungary

Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Executive Vice President Strategy, Schneider Electric

Montserrat Mir Roca, Confederal Secretary, ETUC

14:45-15:45

ACADEMIC LECTURE: THE MISTHINKING OF GLOBALISATION

Chair: André Sapir, Senior Fellow

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

15:45-16:15

Coffee break

16:15-17:15

THE FUTURE OF EUROPE’S FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Joanne Kellermann, Former member of the Single Resolution Board

Jean Pierre Mustier, CEO, Unicredit

18:30-22:00

ANNUAL DINNER (for Bruegel members and selected guests)

Chair: Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairperson of the Board

Keynote speech

Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

The speech will be livestreamed.

22:00

End

Sep 04, 2018

(for Bruegel members and selected guests)

08:45-09:15

Registrations and welcome coffee

09:15-10:45

EUROZONE GOVERNANCE

Chair: Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow

Jörg Kukies, State secretary, German ministry of finance

Philippe Lespinard, CIO – Fixed Income, Schroder Investment

Thomas Wieser, Non-resident fellow

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics at London Business School

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:45

EUROPE’S DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY STRATEGY

Conversation

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

12:45-13:30

Lunch

13:30

End

Speakers

Maria Åsenius

Head of Cabinet to Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

Richard E. Baldwin

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

Carl Bildt

Former Prime Minister of Sweden

Nadia Calviño

Minister of the Economy, Spain

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Péter Kaderják

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Policy, Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Hungary

Joanne Kellermann

Former member of the Single Resolution Board

Jörg Kukies

State secretary, German ministry of finance

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Executive Vice President Strategy, Schneider Electric

Philippe Lespinard

CIO – Fixed Income, Schroder Investment

Montserrat Mir Roca

Confederal Secretary, ETUC

Dominique Moïsi

Special Advisor, Geopolitics, Institut Montaigne

Jean Pierre Mustier

CEO, Unicredit

Ana Palacio

Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Spain

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Mercator Senior Fellow at Bruegel

Lucrezia Reichlin

Professor of Economics at London Business School

Norbert Röttgen

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

Jean-Claude Trichet

Chairperson of the Board

Johan Van Overtveldt

Minister of Finance, in charge of Combating Tax Fraud, Belgium

Margrethe Vestager

European Commissioner for Competition

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Thomas Wieser

Non-resident fellow

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

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

Katja Knezevic

katja.knezevic@bruegel.org

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