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.

May 2019

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 10.30 to 12.00
CHES Policy Dialogue
Investing in people’s health through better primary care
Speaker(s):
Jan De Maeseneer, Chair of the Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in health
Mary McCarthy, Vice-President, European Union of General Practitioners (UEMO)
Katarzyna Ptak, Policy Officer, DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission
Hans Martens, Senior Adviser, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Participation request


Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 14.30 to 16.15
Roundtable
Political elite renewal in Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova
Speaker(s):
Harald Jepsen IFES Senior, Adviser, International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Kyiv
Cristina Gherasimov, Academy Associate, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Research Fellow, DGAP, Berlin
Ana Andguladze, Researcher, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Paul Ivan, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)

Registration: By invitation only


Monday, 27 May 2019 - 10.30 to 12.00
EPC Elections Monitor
The European election results
Speaker(s):
Janis A. Emmanouilidis, Director of Studies, European Policy Centre
Corina Stratulat, Head of EPC European Politics & Institutions programme
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Registration: Registration closed


Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 10.00 to 12.00
Policy Dialogue
The media & publishing industry in times of technological revolution - What prospects for the workforce?
Speaker(s):
Daphne Tepper, Projects Director, Media and Entertainment Industry Union Network International
Anne Bergman-Tahon: Director, Federation of European Publishers
Olivier Braet Senior Researcher, Market and Policy Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Aidan White President & Founder, Ethical Journalism Network
Claire Dhéret, Head of Social Europe & Well-being programme, European Policy Centre (Chair)

Participation request


Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 14.00 to 16.15
Roundtable
From gaps identification to action – How to improve the EU climate resilience framework?
Speaker(s):
Elena Višnar Malinovska, Head of Unit Adaptation, DG CLIMA, European Commission
Aline Chiabai, Associate Professor, Basque Centre for Climate Change
Michael Szönyi, Flood Resilience Programme Lead, Zurich Insurance
Gergana Miladinova, Team Leader for Sustainable Growth, DG REGIO, European Commission
Léa Pilsner, Researcher, E3G
Xavier Le Den, Business Manager, Ramboll
Rosalind Joanna Cook, External Relations Officer, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR
Marco Giuli, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)


Registration: Participation request


June 2019

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 08.00 to 10.00
Breakfast Policy Dialogue
Energy prospects on the road to climate neutrality - Framing the debate for the next EU political cycle
Speaker(s):
Eirik Wærness, Chief Economist, Equinor
Hans Van Steen, Director for Renewable Energy, Research, Innovation and Energy Efficiency, DG Energy, European Commission
Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
Annika Hedberg , Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)
..other speakers to be confirmed


Registration: Not yet open for registration


Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 08.00 to 09.15
Breakfast Policy Briefing
The priorities of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU
Speaker(s):
HE Marja Rislakki, Permanent Representative of Finland to the EU
Registration: Not yet open for registration