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Britain and the EU after the referendum

The UK's referendum on its EU membership was a critical moment for Britain and Europe. The days after the leave victory brought confusion and political chaos. But there was also an opportunity to reflect on what has happened, what has changed, and how all parties might move forward.

Date: June 27, 2016, 8:30 am Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

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Europe watched the UK’s referendum with great interest, and the implications of the leave victory are profound. A hugely complex negotiation is now likely to begin, as one of the EU’s biggest members becomes its most important neighbour. The European project will be greatly shaken, but might also find new impetus to move ahead.

Bruegel was pleased to host a frank discussion about the referendum result and its consequences. We brought together experts from the UK and its EU partners to analyse the referendum and what it means for Europe.

Schedule

Jun 27, 2016

08.00 - 08.30

Check-in and breakfast

08.30 -09.30

Panel Discussion

Chair: Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

André Sapir, Senior Fellow

Philipp Steinberg, Director-General of Economic Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Bernadette Ségol, Former Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation

Glenn Vaughan, Chief Executive, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium

James Watson, Director of Economics, BUSINESSEUROPE

09.30 - 10.00

Audience Q+A

Speakers

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

Bernadette Ségol

Former Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation

Philipp Steinberg

Director-General of Economic Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Glenn Vaughan

Chief Executive, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium

James Watson

Director of Economics, BUSINESSEUROPE

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

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