PANEL ONE: Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union
Moderated debate with participants on the proposed reforms and future prospects of EMU.
Room: Palace Ballroom plenary room ground floor.
Presentation by: Zsolt Darvas, senior fellow, Bruegel, Brussels (Belgium).
Gabriele Giudice, Head of Unit Directorate General of Economic and Financial Affairs.
Moderator: Kurt Hübner professor, University of British Columbia (Canada).
PANEL TWO: The Future of European Defence
Moderated debate with participants on initiatives to enhance the EU's defence profile.
Room: Klimt room ground floor.
Presentation by: Steven Blockmans, senior fellow, head of unit, CEPS, Brussels.
Arnout Molenaar, Senior Expert, European External Action Service (EU).
Moderator: Martin Dangerfield professor, University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom).
PANEL THREE: Harnessing globalisation
Moderated debate with participants on how the EU should realign its policies to make the most of globalisation.
Room: Evasion + Innovation room first floor.
Presentation by: Kolja Raube, senior researcher, KU Leuven. (Belgium).
Miroslaw Galar, Negotiator, Directorate General Trade European Commission.
Moderator: Kirstyn Inglis visiting professor, University of Sao Paolo (Brazil).
PANEL FOUR: The social dimension of Europe
Moderated debate with participants on social policies and initiatives.
Room: Creativity & Exploration room first floor.
Presentation by: Miroslav Beblavy, Member of Parliament, SDKU (Slovakia) Senior Research Fellow and Head of Jobs & Skills Unit, (CEPS), Brussels (Belgium).
Gelu Calacean, Assistant to the Director General, Directorate General of Employment (DG EMPL), Social Affairs and Inclusion.
Moderator: Alessandro Alemanno, professor, HEC International Business School, Paris (France).
PANEL FIVE: The future of EU budget: what to expect?
Moderated debate with participants on how the EU's budget which is a powerful policy tool for the union should be designed to achieve maximum relevance and efficiency.
Room: Harmony first floor.
Presentation by: Jorge Nunez Ferrer, senior fellow, CEPS, Brussels (Belgium).
Gábor Iván, Director, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union.
Moderator: Rob Ackrill, professor, Nottingham Business School (United Kingdom).