Train the trainers

European Commission seminar for managing and certifying authorities

Brussels, 9 June 2009 - Albert Borschette Building (CCAB)

Programme

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Session 4 original deen es es fr it pl

 

08:00

Registration and welcome coffee

09:00
Room 0A

Opening speech by Ms Katarína Mathernová, Deputy Director General Regional Policy,

09:15

Room 0A

Plenary session: Contribution of Cohesion Policy to the European Economic    Recovery Plan - Agenda

    Chairperson: Mr Rudolf Niessler, Director, Regional Policy DG
    Panel members:
    Ms Lena Andersson-Pench, Regional Policy DG
    Mr John Walsh, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Mr Thomas Bender, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG
    Ms Lucie Zackova, Regional Policy DG
    Mr Bruno Cassette, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Ms Lucie Zackova, Regional Policy DG
    Mr Leif Högnäs, Regional Policy DG - Presentation

  • Presentation of the Recovery package and legislative changes
  • Simplification of the Implementing Regulation (EC) No 1828/2006,
  • Strategic Reporting on Implementation and European Economic Recovery Plan
 

Questions and discussion

 

Supporting documents

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Room 0C

 

 

 

 

 



Room 0D

 

 

 

 

 


Room 0A

 

Technical workshops (to run in parallel)

  • Reporting categorisation data - Agenda

    Chairperson: Mr John Walsh, Regional Policy DG
    Panel members:
    Mr Mathieu Fichter, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Mr Morten Greve, Regional Policy DG

    Dimensions of the categorisation system; explanation of the value of reporting data; presentation of the data in the Annual Implementation Reports 

    Supporting documents

  • Financial Instruments for SMEs support and urban development - Agenda

    Chairperson: Ms Dorota Zaliwska, Regional Policy DG
    Panel members:
    Mr Georges Kolivas, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Mr Virgilio Martins, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Mr Philippe Delvaux, Regional Policy DG - Presentation

    Overview of how to use JEREMIE, JESSICA, JASMINE

    Supporting documents

  • Risk Analysis/Management verifications - Agenda

    Chairperson: Ms Lena Andersson-Pench, Regional Policy DG
    Panel members:
    Mr Axel Badrichani, Regional Policy DG
    Mr Michael Ryan, Regional Policy DG - Presentation - Case study
    Ms Zsuzanna Kondor, Ministry of Regional Development, Hungary - Presentation
    Ms Caroline Brouillet, Managing Authority of Nantes, France - Presentation part I - Presentation part II
    Mr Franck Sébert, Employment, Social Affairs and
    Equal Opportunities DG
    Mr Carsten Rasmussen, Regional Policy DG
    Ms Joanna Metaxopoulou, Regional Policy DG

    Management verifications on Article 13 of Regulation (EC) No 1828/2006 first level controls; MA responsibilities

    For a more detailed presentation on the subject, please have a look at the video of last year's workshop: en - en en en es fr nl nl pt movie (Session 1 - 44 min. onwards)


    Supporting documents:
       Systems Assessment
       Management verifications Guidance
13:00

Lunch break

14:30

Room 0D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Room 0A

Technical workshops (to run in parallel)

  • Irregularities and reporting on financial corrections by the Member States - Agenda

    Chairpersons: Ms Androulla Ioannou, Regional Policy DG and
    Mr Franck Sébert, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG
    Panel members:
    Ms Elina Hakonen-Meddings, Regional Policy DG
    Mr Frank Rawlinson, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Mr Leif Högnäs, Regional Policy DG - Presentation - Amendment
    Ms Maria Ntziouni-Doumas, European Antifraud Office - Presentation

    Irregularities for closure; impact of proposed modification of Commission Regulation;  importance of Member States reporting on financial corrections/irregularities

    Supporting documents
       Closure guidelines
       Information note on Fraud indicators

  • Eligibility: lump sums, unit standard costs, flat-rates - Agenda

    Chairperson: Mr Thomas Bender, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG
    Panel members:
    Mr Laurent Sens, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG - Presentation & Supporting document
    Mr Ioannis Kroustalis, Regional Policy DG - Presentation
    Ms Myrto Zorbala, Regional Policy DG
    Mr Zdeněk Foltýn, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czech Republic - Presentation

    General overview of the three cost concepts; flat rates, unit costs and lump sums; indirect cost declared on a flat-rate basis; feedback from ESF experience on indirect costs declared on a flat rate basis; operational guidance on making best use of 3 cost concepts

    Supporting document

16:30
Room 0A

Closure of the seminar
Chairperson: Ms Viktorija Šmatko, Director, Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG

SFC2007 Document search and User's guide, Mr Morten Greve, Regional Policy DG - Presentation

Conclusions by Ms Lenia Samuel, Deputy Director General of Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

Simultaneous interpretation will be available from and to FR/DE/EN/IT/ES/EL/CS/PL in rooms 0A and 0D, while simultaneous interpretation from/to FR/DE/EN/IT/ES/EL will be provided in room 0C.

Webstreaming of the main sessions taking place in room 0A will be provided on this internet website.


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