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Priorities and challenges for the new Commission

Closed-door brainstorming event. The aim of the event is to brainstorm with a small circle of Bruegel scholars, members, and selected officials on priorities for the new Commission. The discussion will be structured around a number of central themes reflecting some of the different policy areas of the different Commissioners. Agenda 10:00-10:15: Introduction: André Sapir […]

Date: Feb 24 - Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

Closed-door brainstorming event.

The aim of the event is to brainstorm with a small circle of Bruegel scholars, members, and selected officials on priorities for the new Commission. The discussion will be structured around a number of central themes reflecting some of the different policy areas of the different Commissioners.

Agenda

10:00-10:15: Introduction: André Sapir

10:15-11:30: Enterprise and industrial policy, competition and single market: Reinhilde Veugelers

11:30-12:00: Climate and energy: Georg Zachmann

12:00-12:30: Knowledge Economy and Employment issues: Karen Wilson

12:30-13:30: Sandwich Lunch

13:30-14:00: Bruegel General Assembly to confirm Board

14:00-14:30: Economic and monetary affairs: Zsolt Darvas

14:30-15:00: Trade: Suparna Karmaker

15:00-15:30: Taxation issues; Financial services: Nicolas Véron and Silvia Merler

15:30-16:00: Concluding discussions

Speakers

  • Gregory Claeys, Research Fellow at Bruegel
  • Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow at Bruegel
  • Mario Mariniello, Research Fellow at Bruegel
  • Silvia Merler, Affiliate Fellow at Bruegel
  • André Sapir, Senior Fellow at Bruegel and Professor at ULB
  • Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow at Bruegel and Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute
  • Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow at Bruegel and Professor at KUL
  • Karen Wilson, Senior Fellow at Bruegel
  • Guntram Wolff, Director of Bruegel
  • Georg Zachmann, Research Fellow at Bruegel

Practical information

Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
Time: Monday 24 February 2013, 10:00 – 16:00
Contact: Matilda Sevón, Events Coordinator – matilda.sevon[at]bruegel.org

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