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Tuesday 29 May 2012

08.30-09.30

Registration and welcome coffee

09.30-09.40

Welcome by:

Paola Testori Coggi, Director General, DG Health and Consumers

09.40-10.00

Key note speeches:

John Dalli, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy

10.00-11.30

Interventions  by a panel of high level representatives of:

  • Hanne Kristensen, Deputy Director General, Danish Competition and
    Consumers Authority
  • Malcolm Harbour, MEP (ECR, UK, Chair IMCO), European Parliament
  • Martin Siecker, Vice-President of the INT Section (Group II, NL) European Economic and Social Committee
  • Istvan Serto-Radics, (ALDE, HU), Commission for Natural Ressources, Committee of the Regions
  • Monique Goyens, Director General, BEUC
  • Paul Coebergh van den Braak, Healthcare Senior Director, Businesseurope

Moderator:
Paola Testori Coggi, Director General, DG Health and Consumers

 Topics:

  • Reinforcing consumer's safety
  • Enhancing consumer's knowledge
  • Improving implementation, enforcement and redress
  • Aligning rights and key policies to economic and societal change

11.30-11.40

Presentation of the spring edition of the Consumer Scoreboard

Dan Dionisie, Head of Unit, Consumer Markets, DG Health and Consumers

11.40-12.30

Openings in plenary of the workshops and presentations on green claims and comparison websites.

  • Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe, Consumer Ombudsman, Denmark
  • Frank Alleweldt, Managing Director, Civic Consulting

12.30-14.00

Lunch break with buffet

Two simultaneous workshops 14.00-17.00

Workshop: Comparison Tools - Providing Consumers with Transparent and Reliable Information

Hosts:

  • Carina Tornblom, Head of Unit - Consumer Strategy, Representation and International Relations, DG Health and
    Consumers
  • Margareta Theelen, Deputy Head of Unit-Consumer Markets, DG Health and Consumers
Rapporteur:

  • Hans Martens, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre
Workshop: Greenwashing - Addressing Misleading Environmental Claims and Helping Consumers Make Green Choices

Hosts:

  • Pavel Misiga, Head of Unit - Sustainable Production and Consumption, DG Environment
  • Carl Gosta Petri, Deputy Head of Unit – Consumer and Marketing Law , DG Justice
Rapporteur:
  • Ineke Vlot, Manager Non-Food Department, StichtingMilieukeur (SMK) - Dutch Ecolabelling Foundation

16.20-17.00

Summary of main outcome by the rapporteurs of the workshops, and concluding remarks by:
Paraskevi Michou, Director for Civil Justice, DG Justice
and
Jacqueline Minor, Director for Consumer Affairs, DG Health and Consumers

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