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    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    The employers' Group believes that a paradigm shift in the form of the digital transformation is sweeping across Europe and that it will affect industry, business and citizens alike. The EESC Employers' Group, in close cooperation with the Cambridge Network, has agreed to hold a seminar in Cambridge to exchange views on Innovation and Industry, and on the merits of business, industry and academia working together in Europe to prepare for the new post-industrial society. Cambridge was chosen as the venue for this event because of the overwhelming presence of high standard research and education; Cambridge is thus a real European – even global centre of excellence.

    We see the format of the meeting as a questions-with-extended-answers, interactive discussion between a select number of panelists and the audience, made up of Employers' Group Members and Members of the Cambridge Network.


  • Europe's Day - Open Day of the European Institutions - Come and discover Europe!
    Cultural Event - Brussels, Belgium

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will be opening its doors to the general public between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    This year, the EESC is focussing on what civil society organisations are doing in response to the migration crisis in Europe.

    Under the common interinstitutional slogan of “United in diversity”, the Committee will also showcase its work on economic and social policy for the European Union, its work on sustainable development and its efforts to support participatory democracy in Europe and throughout the world.

    On the day’s programme are a variety of information stands, fun activities for all, a photo booth, a children’s corner and musical events.


  • Mriehel, Malta

    On 30 November, the EESC, in cooperation with the Maltese Chamber of Commerce, is organising a conference on "EU industrial policy – does a one-size-fits-all approach work?" The implementation of the EU industrial policy will be discussed, with reference to topics such as innovation, internationalisation and governance. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to analyse the challenges facing Maltese industry in terms of competitiveness. In addition, the event will enable Malta's business and political representatives to speak out their needs and expectations from European and national industrial policies.

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    Milan, Italy

    This thematic seminar on "the reindustrialisation of Europe: agriculture – food manufacturing, distribution and commerce " will take place in two location: Milan and Bergamo on the 26 and 27 October 2015 in cooperation with the Italian organizations Confcommercio, Confindustria and Coldiretti.

    On the 26 October, the first session in Milan will focus on reindustrialisation in relation to international trade and on the 27 October, the second session in Bergamo will focus more on industrial and innovation aspects.

    This seminar will also be an opportunity to discuss the Circular economy and new technologies, as well as novel and greening technologies in agriculture. Participants will include: representatives of the Government, the Chamber of Commerce, academics, business representatives as well as 40 Members of the Employers' Group.


  • Vilnius, Lithuania

    On 15 June, the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists together with the EESC Employers’ Group and partners, is organising the 3rd high-level conference on the future of the integrated industrial policy in Europe and Lithuania, as well as on promotion of national industrial policy, focusing on the challenges of innovation.

    Against the backdrop of fierce global competition, the European industrial renaissance can bring growth and jobs through investments, R&D and innovation. Innovation, in particular, could become an incentive, allowing companies to draw on Europe’s strengths and drive our economies towards growth. The right regulatory environment that incorporates competitiveness in all policy areas at all levels of government, as well as a completed Single Market, better access to finance, access to competitively priced energy and raw materials, and a dynamic and responsive labour market would give business the much needed long-term confidence to invest in innovation in Europe.


  • Oeiras / Lisbon, Portugal

    Effective transmission and sharing of knowledge, information and skills is crucial to delivering the jobs and growth opportunities that Europe is seeking. By connecting European business and research, businesses will be given fresh opportunities to commercialise the most up-to-date and relevant research findings, with the aim of giving Europe first-mover advantage in the latest technological and non-technological fields. Adding higher education into this mix, businesses will be able to take advantage of a workforce with skills tailored to their needs. Moreover, students will benefit from an education that will make them more attractive to future employers.


  • Valletta, Malta

    The EESC Employers' Group is organising a seminar on the future of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership in La Valletta, Malta. This event, which will be attended by representatives of the EU and US negotiators, local politicians, business representatives and EESC members, aims to analyze the possible effects of TTIP on Maltese businesses and citizens, as well as to give a platform for Malta's business and political world to speak out on their needs and expectations from these trade negotiations. During this debate, we will also focus on what TTIP can bring to Maltese SMEs and how it could significantly support the creation of additional growth and jobs in Malta.

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    Seminar - Brussels, Belgium

    The EESC is organising a seminar on 3rd and 4th February in Brussels, entitled "A New Generation 4 A New Europe", which aims to get across young people's point of view on the future of Europe.

    Specifically, the young participants will present their concrete proposals on how Europe can help the situation young people are facing in terms of employment and business opportunities. This interactive seminar will enable 50 representatives of Europe's new generation to voice their opinions and interact with European decision-makers. The EESC will host 50 entrepreneurs, representatives of trade unions and social entrepreneurs, under 35 years of age.

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    Civil society's proposals for boosting social inclusion and competitiveness in Europe
    Conference - Multipurpose Room, Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Italy, Via Santa Maria in via 37, Rome, Italy

    The high-level conference "Towards a more effective Europe 2020: civil society's proposals for boosting social inclusion and competitiveness in Europe", 4-5 December 2014 in Rome, will be an important occasion for the EESC and newly nominated European Commission to discuss the role of the organised civil society during the 2015-2020 period. It will provide an opportunity to promote the important work that is being done in the Europe 2020 Steering Committee of EESC and to bring the concrete propositions to the EU decision making level.


  • Zagreb, Croatia

    On the 14 November 2014, the Employers' Group of the EESC will be organizing a seminar in Zagreb jointly with the Croatian Employers organizations HUP (Croatian Employers 'Association), HGK (Croatian Chamber of Economy) and HOK (Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts) entitled : "Securing Essential Imports for the EU Energy: New opportunities - or new threats?". This keynote conference, which will be attended by many of our Members together with Government representatives and a number of local businessmen, aims to examine the depth of EU dependence on imports of energy and to look at alternative possibilities for supply of predictable and secure sources of energy.

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