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Edition 2013

The first edition of the Conference took place on October 5, 2013 at the College of Europe in Bruges. We had two key-notes, two lunch key-notes and twice a set of alternate debate panels, offering a choice to participants. Please take a look at last year’s pictures below!

 

Opening session

Hanna Petterson, David Schäfer, Members of the Organisation Committee

Jörg Monar, Rector of the College of Europe

 

PANEL I: Intergovernmental Europe: what prospects for a European democracy?


Philippe de Backer
, Member of the European Parliament

David Earnshaw, CEO, Burson Marsteller, Brussels Office

Gabriella Bossman, ThinkYoung

Moderator: Olivier Costa, Director of the Department of Political and Administrative Studies, College of Europe

 

PANEL II: How to act with Europe’s energy partners in a multipolar world of energy demand? 

Dirk Buschle, Legal Counsel and Deputy Director European Energy Community

Vienna Paolo Razzini, Energy Group of the College of Europe

Tatiana Márquez Uriarte, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission

Moderator: Sieglinde Gstöhl, Director of the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, College of Europe

 

LUNCH KEY NOTE I: European energy security and the future: is the current EU foreign energy policy an appropriate answer?


Keisuke Sadamori, Director Energy Markets and Security, IEA Paris

Moderator: Sami Andoura, ALCOA Chair of European Energy Policy (College of Europe), Fellow at Notre-Europe – Jacques Delors Institute

 

LUNCH KEY NOTE II: (Youth) unemployment in Europe: causes, consequences, remedies

Daniel Gros, Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Moderator: Eric de Souza, Professor at the Department for European Economic Studies, College of Europe

 

PANEL I: 5 Years after the Outbreak of the Crisis: What could be Europe’s blueprint for a stable financial system?

Andreas von Bonin, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Sven Giegold, Member of the European Parliament

Hans-Dieter Holtzmann, Head of EU Representation of Deutsche Bank AG

Shahin Vallée, Member of the Cabinet of the President of the European Council, ’40 under 40’ young leader

Moderator: Eric de Souza, Professor at the Department of European Economic Studies, College  of Europe

 

PANEL II: What should the role of the Court of Justice of the European Union be?

Jean-Paul Keppenne , Legal Adviser, Legal Service, European Commission

Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, College of Europe and Linklaters LLP

Moderator: Michal Bobek, Professor at the European Legal Studies Department, College of Europe

 

KEY NOTE I: Democracy in times of austerity: how to build a legitimate Europe?

Guillaume Klossa, President of EuropaNova and Founder of ’40 under 40’ young leaders programme

Moderator: Laura Corbett, Member of the Federal Committee of JEF Belgium

 

KEY NOTE II: A court stretching the boundaries of the treaties in times of crisis? An assessment in light of the Pringle judgment

Jean-Claude Bonichot, Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union

Moderator: Michal Bobek, Professor at the European Legal Studies Department, College of Europe

 

Closing Session:

Guillaume Klossa, President of EuropaNova and Founder of ’40 under 40’ young leaders programme

Olivier Costa, Director of the Department of Political and Administrative Studies, College of Europe