Programme


Sunday 27 September

19.00: Welcome Reception at the Gothenburg City Hall – Organized by the City of Gothenburg

 


Monday 28 September

8.30 – 9.30 : REGISTRATION

                
9.30 – 10.30 : OPENING SESSION / FUTURE OF EUROPE

Moderator:
Panayotis CARVOUNIS (EL)

Deputy Director-Genbral at the Directorate-General Communication at the European Commission
Welcome:
Pam FREDMAN (SE)

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gothenburg

Keynote :
Margot WALLSTRÖM (SE)


Vice-President of the European Commission
European Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy
Cecilia MALMSTRÖM (SE) Minister for EU Affairs of the Swedish Government

Professor at the University of Ljubljana and Secretary General of the Reflection Group on the future of Europe

Kalypso NICOLAÏDIS (EL/UK)

Professor at the University of Oxford and member of the Reflection Group on the future of Europe

Rapporteur :
Renaud SOUFFLOT DE MAGNY (FR)

Directorate-General Communication, European Commission

10.30 – 11.00 : COFFEE BREAK


11.00 – 13.00 : SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLIMATE IN TIMES OF CRISIS


Professor at the University of Milano – Bicocca

Adjunct Professor at the Moholy-Nagy University
Karima DELLI (FR)
Member of the European Parliament
Chief Economic Advisor at PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fintan FARRELL (IE)
Director at the European Anti Poverty Network

Rapporteur:
Ariane DEBYSER (FR)


Directorate-General Communication, European Commission

Eurobarometer data presented by Stephen QUINLAN (IE), PhD Candidate at University College Dublin


13.00 – 14.30 : LUNCH


14.30 – 16.00 : ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY

Moderator:
Fiona HARVEY (UK)

Journalist for the Financial Times
Panel :
Jo LEINEN (DE)

Member of the European Parliament / Chairman Environment Committee of the European Parliament

Hans VAN DER LOO (NL) Head European Union Liaison at Shell International
Director at WWF European Policy Office
Rapporteur:
David VOIDIES (FR)


Directorate-General Communication, European Commission

Eurobarometer data presented by Björn RÖNNERSTRAND (SE), PhD Student at the University of Gothenburg

 


Tuesday 29 September


   Panel I :

9.00 – 10.30 : PLATFORM FOR INTERNATIONAL, COMPARATIVE SURVEY PROGRAMMES

Moderator:
Tamas SZUCS (HU)

Director at the Directorate-General Communication at the European Commision

Professor at the University of Michigan and chairman of the World Values Survey

Director of Latinobarómetro Corporation
Director of AsiaBarometer
Executive Director of Afrobarometer
Mikael HJERM (SE)
Swedish National Coordinator of the European Social Survey
International Social Survey Programme

Rapporteur:
Aurora TRANESCU (RO)


Directorate-General Communication, European Commission

 


   Panel II :

9.00 – 10.30 : SWEDEN IN EUROPE


Journalist for Svenska Dagbladet

Director of the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg

Emily VON SYDOW (SE)
Freelance journalist
Åsa WESTLUND (SE)
Member of the European Parliament

Member of the Swedish Parliament and chair of the Swedish Parliament's Committee on European Union Affairs

Rapporteur :
May Ann RAMSAY (SE) 


Directorate-General Communication, European Commission

 

10.30 – 11.00 : COFFEE BREAK


11.00 – 12.30 : CITIZENS' INVOLVEMENT IN THE EUROPEAN PROCESS


Editor at Bruegel

Professor at the University of Amsterdam
Richard SINNOTT (IE)
Professor at the University College Dublin
Professor at the University of Gothenburg
Dace AKULE (LV)
European policy researcher at PROVIDUS

Rapporteur :
Anna KAMYCZEK-URBANIK (PL)


Directorate-General Communication, European Commission



12.30 – 13.00 : CONCLUSIONS

Margot WALLSTRÖM (SE)

Vice-President of the European Commission
European Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy

                                                             

More info on http://www.eurobarometer-conference2009.eu/

Conference manager:

Antonis Papacostas, Directorate General Communication, European Commission

Conference coordinators:

Susanne Bosman, Directorate General Communication, European Commission
Jennifer Striebeck, Directorate General Communication, European Commission



A Conference organized by the European Commission / DG COMMUNICATION


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