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Conferences and workshops

BEPA is an important tool in the President’s communication activities. To promote debate on policy and societal issues between policy-makers, experts and society, the Bureau organises a variety of conferences, seminars and workshops. Renowned experts are invited to discuss important topics and offer advice and food for thought. Target audiences range from specialists to the general public.

17/02/2014 - 18/02/2014 - ESPAS Conference 2014 - Global Trends 2030: Key Challenges ahead for the European Union

Brussels

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07/05/2013 - Conference on "The Blueprint for a deep and genuine EMU : Debating the future economic, monetary, banking and political union"

Charlemagne building, Brussels

07/05/2013 - Conference on "The Blueprint for a deep and genuine EMU : Debating the future economic, monetary, banking and political union"

Charlemagne building, Brussels

 

18/02/2013 - 19/02/2013 - ESPAS Conference 2013, "Developing Strategic Thinking in the EU – Global Trends 2030", Brussels

This conference is being organised by the European Strategy and Analysis System (ESPAS) - an initiative which brings together those from the European Commission, European Parliament, Council of the European Union and the European External Action Service working together to strengthen the Union's collective administrative capacity to identify and analyse the key trends and challenges, and the resulting policy choices, which are likely to confront Europe and the wider world in the decades ahead.

02/10/2012 - Connecting Europe, Brussels, Berlaymont

A conference on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)

02/10/2012 - Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), Brussels, Berlaymont

02/10/2012 - Conference on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), Brussels, Berlaymont

 

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22/03/2012 - Conference on the EU Multiannual Financial Framework and Own Resources, Brussels, European Parliament

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Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish Prime Minister, Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

 

24/01/2012 - Global Launch of Hiriko Driving Mobility, A Tribute to Diogo Vasconcelos, Brussels

HIRIKO, the social innovation you can touch

24/01/2012 - Global Launch of Hiriko Driving Mobility, A Tribute to Diogo Vasconcelos, Brussels

José Manuel BARROSO and Jesus ECHAVE, Chairman of Hiriko

 

20/10/2011 - 21/10/2011 - Conference on the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020, Brussels, Charlemagne

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Video recording (Plenary Session - 20 October 10:00–13:00)

Video recording (Plenary Session - 21 October 9:15-13:00)

President José Manuel Barroso

20/10/2011 - 21/10/2011 - Conference on the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020, Brussels, Charlemagne

Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

 

President Barroso and Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister

Vice-President Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ; Mercedes BRESSO, President of the Committee of the Regions; Jean-Claude THÉBAULT, Director General of BEPA; Staffan NILSSON, President of the Economic and Social Committee

 

06/10/2011 - Sources of Growth in Europe Conference, Brussels

Co-hosted by the Polish Presidency and BEPA

Commission Vice-President Joaquín Almunia delivers the opening address of the conference. Poland's Secretary of State for European Affairs, Mikołaj Dowgielewicz and President of the National Bank of Poland, Marek Belka listen

Former EU Commissioner, Professor Mario Monti, Director General BEPA Jean-Claude Thébault and Vice-President Almunia

 

06/10/2011 - Sources of Growth in Europe Conference, Brussels

"Towards a European consensus on growth" presentation  

 

01/07/2011 - Conference on the Atlantic Geopolitical and Geo-economic Space: Common Opportunities and Challenges

Co-organised by BEPA and DG Research and Innovation

14/06/2011 - Conference "Commodities and Raw Materials: Challenges and Policy Responses"

 

09/02/2011 - 10/02/2011 - Conference "Implementing the Lisbon Treaty", The Square, Mont des Arts, Brussels

President José Manuel BARROSO

 

09/02/2011 - 10/02/2011 - Conference "Implementing the Lisbon Treaty", The Square, Mont des Arts, Brussels

01/02/2011 - Round Table with Commissioners' Special Advisers

Jean-Claude THEBAULT and President José Manuel BARROSO

 

12/01/2011 - Conference "Towards integrated economic governance in the EU: The European Semester", Brussels

Organised by BEPA and DG ECFIN 

In connection with this conference, President Barroso hosted a lunch with distinguished respresentatives of think tanks, opinion leaders and editorialists from capitals across Europe. The discussion focused on the European Semester and its importance for overcoming the economic crisis, fostering structural reform and strengthening economic surveillance in the member states. The debate took place under Chatham house rule.

12/01/2011 - Conference "Towards integrated economic governance in the EU: The European Semester", Brussels

 President José Manuel BARROSO

21/06/2010 - Conference at the European University Institute, Florence

BEPA's participants : Jean-Claude THEBAULT, João CORREIA MARQUES de ALMEIDA

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12/05/2009 - 13/05/2009 - Presentations from the Conference on Global Governance

On 12-13 May 2009, the European Commission will organise a High Level International Conference at the Palais d'Egmont in Brussels on World Prosperity and Development.

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11/06/2009 - 12/06/2009 - "Facing the future: global challenges in 2025 and policy implications"

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03/04/2008 - 04/04/2008 - Conference on Public Finances in the EU, Brussels.

The conference will focus on all aspects of EU budgetary spending and financing. The conference will cover the relevant political economy issues including the institutional framework. The aim is to discuss pertinent research that may be useful for the Commission in the preparation of a review of the EU budget.

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19/11/2007 - 20/11/2007 - Beyond GDP, International Conference, Brussels

The European Commission, European Parliament, Club of Rome, OECD and WWF hosted this high-level conference with the objectives of clarifying which indices are most appropriate to measure progress, and how these can best be integrated into the decision-making process and taken up by public debate. The conference brought together high-level experts and policy makers to address these critical issues.

`Beyond GDP` Overview paper for the Beyond GDP conference by Marcel Canoy and Frédéric Lerais

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Conferences team

Claire ALBUSClaire ALBUS
Martina GUNDAMartina GUNDA
Mihaela MOLDOVANMihaela MOLDOVAN
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