Building a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC)

Conference - Brussels, 19 June 2008



Morning session: Committee of the Regions – JDE Building

10:00 – 10:30: Opening of the conference

Parallel workshops: Participants are invited to go the room of their workshop

11:00 - 13:00: WS1 - How to use an EGTC to manage a programme?
Moderator: Mr Colin Wolfe, Territorial cooperation, DG Regional Policy

11:00 - 13:00: WS 2 - How to use an EGTC to manage projects?
Moderator: Mr Eddy Hartog, Thematic coordination and innovation, DG Regional Policy

11:00 - 13:00: WS 3 - How to use an EGTC for integrated territorial development?
Moderator: Mr Lucio Gussetti, Directorate for Consultative Work, Committee of the Regions

13:00 - 15:00: Buffet lunch and networking opportunity (CoR, Atrium 5th and 6th Floor)


Plenary session: European Parliament – PHS Building (PHS,3C050)

15:00 - 15:50: EGTC: views from the EU Institutions

15:50 - 17:30: EGTC: uses and benefits on the field and perspectives for European territorial cohesion    

Concluding remarks

Coffee and networking opportunity