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Join us for the fourth edition of the high-level conference on the European budget. The aim of this series of events is to discuss with the stakeholders – EU institutions, governments, academics and civil society – how the EU budget should be shaped to maximise EU added value.


Topic

Agenda

  • 08.30 - 09.30 (Europe/Brussels)

    Registration

  • 09.45 - 10.00

    Opening

    Günther H. Oettinger
    Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources

  • 10.00 - 11.20
    Panel I

    The priorities for the new EU budget

    Keynote speech by Helle Thorning-Schmidt
    CEO, Save the Children, former Prime Minister of Denmark

  • 11.20 - 11.40

    Coffee break

  • 11.40 - 13.00
    Panel II

    A modern approach to traditional EU policies

    Keynote speech by Jyrki Katainen
    Vice President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

  • 13.00 - 14.45

    Lunch break

    Option to attend parallel sessions

  • 13.30 - 14.30
    Parallel session I

    Digital revolution – not only about technology but also about people

  • 13.30 - 14.30
    Parallel session II

    Turning ideas into products – bridging the gap between research and industry

  • 14.45 - 15.00

    A fresh perspective on the future of Europe

    Eva Maydell
    President of European Movement International, MEP

  • 15.00 - 16.20
    Panel III

    Political discussion on the future of the EU budget

    Keynote speech by Günther H. Oettinger
    Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources

  • 16.50 - 17.00

    Closing remarks

    Gert Jan Koopman
    Director-General, DG Budget, European Commission

Practical information

When
12 October 2018, 8.30 - 17.30 (CEST)
Where
Charlemagne Building, Gasperi Hall
Rue de la Loi 170
1000 Brussels
Belgium